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5 Gun Auction Bidding Tips from RIAC CEO, Pat Hogan

11/17/2017 By Pat Hogan & Joel Kolander   The 2017 December Premiere Firearms Auction will be the largest Premiere Auction in our history, generating the...Read More
11-15-17
French knife pistol with corkscrew

Knife Guns!

11/10/2017 By Joel Kolander Knife Guns! Today, we might view having a gun on our knife as leaning toward a comedic level of overkill. However,...Read More
11-10-17
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Shooting Fat Mac the .950 JDJ Rifle!

11/3/2017 By Joel Kolander 950 JDJ Rifle Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more great gun videos!   Our videos on the SSK Industries rifle...Read More
11-03-17
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RIAC Announces LIVE Online Bidding!

10/26/2017 By Joel  Kolander RIAC Live Very few places offer live online bidding, and the majority of those that do offer it do so via...Read More
10-27-17
Peabody-Martini rifle What Cheer

3 Reasons Why Every Hunter Should Own an Antique Rifle

10/07/2017 Guest post by Michael Decker Antique firearms are in high demand these days, particularly antique rifles. As a hunter, and a person who is...Read More
10-11-17
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RIAC Now Offers Text Message Alerts

10/10/2017 By Joel Kolander When Rock Island Auction Company completely redesigned their webpage last year, vast improvements were made to the look of the site...Read More
10-10-17
Honus Wagner shotgun

Honus Wagner's Parker Brothers Shotguns

10/05/2017 By Joel Kolander   You don't have to be a collector to have heard about Honus Wagner. Baseball fans are certainly familiar with the...Read More
10-06-17
Holland & Holland by Philippe Grifnee

5 Holland & Holland Shotguns by Master Philippe Grifnee

09/29/2017 By Joel Kolander View Shotguns in catalog Let's be honest. A shotgun made by Holland & Holland is not an "every man's" gun. While...Read More
09-29-17
D-DAY Flag Gold Beach

D-Day Flag Up for Auction

09/06/2017 By Joel Kolander The events of June 6, 1944 will long be known to the world as D-Day. It remains the largest attack from...Read More
09-06-17