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Finest Dance Revolver

RIAC Shatters Industry Sales Record with $63 Million in 2016

2016 had already proven itself to be a special year for Rock Island Auction Company. With the Robert Bretherton and Robert Lee Collections serving as...Read More
12-07-16
Antique Winchester Rifle

Landmark Firearms Collections Lead the Way in September Premiere

With the one-two combination of the Robert "The Bear" Bretherton firearms Collection and the Robert M. Lee Collection, we knew we had something special in...Read More
09-13-16
Most Expensive Single Gun

Most Expensive Single Gun Ever Auctioned Draws $1.265 Million

Most Expensive Single Gun Ever Auctioned Draws $1.265 Million ROCK ISLAND, Ill – A Model 1886 Winchester rifle presented to the man who captured Apache...Read More
05-02-16

Most Recent Blogs

Type 99 at Saipan

The Japanese Type 99 from The Battle of Saipan

2/10/2017 "If this gun could talk," is the frequent lament of those of us who have collected an old gun or two. The mind races...Read More
02-10-17
Walther FP contact switch

The Electric Walther FP

2/3/2017 Last week when writing about the match grade target pistols, I came across one that absolutely fascinated me. While still maintaining the quintessential qualities...Read More
02-03-17
Three German Target Air Pistols

Olympic-Grade Arms at Surprising Prices

01/27/2017 There's a saying in the automotive world that goes, "Fast, reliable, and cheap. You can pick two." If firearms had a similar three simultaneously...Read More
01-27-17