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Here at Rock Island Auction, connecting collectors is what we’re all about. To find out about how we are doing that, check out our upcoming events and keep up with the latest news from Rock Island Auction Company.

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Upcoming Events

Get ready for the 43rd Annual All Colt Arms Show, October 6-9, in Concord, NC, hosted by the Colt Collectors Association. 


Rock Island Auction Company will be accepting consignments and will have some of the finest publicly available historic Colts on display.

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Considered to be one of the country's leading arms collecting organizations, TGCA is again meeting the third weekend in October. The mainstay of these meetings has always been a weekend show of antique, classic and collectible arms, accoutrements, and accessories, etc., western and Civil War period memorabilia, gambling and saloon paraphernalia, and related ephemera. Today, the show also allows collectible and historic weapons from the early twentieth century. 


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Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show is the original Tulsa gun show and the largest gun show in the world, held April 2nd and 3rd! The building is packed - both levels - with top quality gun show merchandise. Rock Island Auction will be there with an excellent selection of hard to find antique firearms from one of our upcoming auctions. 


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Dodging Rollin White's Patent

Horace Smith and Daniel Wesson previously worked together on “Volcanic" lever action firearms, but the Smith & Wesson Model No. 1 First Issue First...

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Interested in Consigning?

We are the best place to sell your guns! As a firearms auction house, we have one common goal with our consignors: achieve the highest possible price. With that goal in mind, we’re here to answer any questions you may have before getting started.

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