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Most Recent News

Winchesters on bullet board

RIAC Again Sets New Industry Records - $75.5 Million in 2018

12/05/2018 The momentum had been building all year. From the civilian Colt Walker that brought $1.8 million this April, to the powerful military vehicles and...Read More
12-05-18
Largest firearms auction ever!

$20 Million at RIAC is Largest Firearms Auction Ever

09/12/2018 By Joel Kolander   Cutting right to the chase, the 2018 September Premiere Firearms Auction held by Rock Island Auction Company is the largest...Read More
09-12-18
Colt Lightning revolver

Record Participation Brings $7.3 Million in June Regional

6/26/2018 By Joel Kolander In Rock Island Auction Company’s recent trend of hosting mammoth-sized, 4-day Regional Auctions, their June 2018 event did not disappoint. Beginning...Read More
06-26-18

Most Recent Blogs

Fine Allen & Thurber 1837 Patent Pepperbox Pistol

The Pepperbox Pistol

By Danielle Hollembaek 01/16/2019 Small, inexpensive, and effective for self-defense are three characteristics that made the “pepperbox” revolver highly desirable in the civilian market during...Read More
01-16-19
1883 Burgess rifle

The Colt Burgess Rifle and Samuel Colt

  01/11/2019 By: Joel Kolander     Samuel Colt is often remembered as much for his business sense and marketing prowess as he was for...Read More
01-11-19
Buffalo Bill Colt 1861 Navy

Top 10 Guns of 2018

01/04/2018 By Danielle Hollembaek 2018 has finally come to a close, and it was a HUGE year for Rock Island Auction Company. Throughout the entire...Read More
01-04-19

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Cowboys and Indians 3-5-19

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01-17-19

Texas State Rifle Association 3-1-19

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01-17-19

Sports Afield 3-1-19

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