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The Top 10 Colt Python Revolvers

05/30/2018 By Joel Kolander Colt Python - These Are Some Of The Best Python Guns Sold At Auction   Unless you've been hiding under a... Read More

Four Unusual Civil War Era Innovations In Firearm Design

05-22-2018 By Joel Kolander   If you're a student of firearms history, then we don't need to tell you that the 19th century was rife... Read More

Brass Framed Beauties

05/18/2018 By Joel R. Kolander There is a lot of misinformation floating around about firearms that utilize so-called "brass" in their construction. First and foremost... Read More

Is This the Finest Factory Engraved Winchester 1887 Shotgun Ever?

By Joel R. Kolander 05-11-2018   One of the firearms on my bucket list is a Winchester Model 1887 shotgun. They're big, distinct, beautiful, pack... Read More

Colt Dragoon: History and Variations

04/25/2018 By Joel Kolander Early Colts have been hot commodities in the auction world for some time now, and RIAC's world record sale of a... Read More

The Best Way to Sell Your Guns Online

04/06/2018 By Joel R. Kolander What is the best way to sell your guns online? Sometimes you have to sell a gun. Most of us... Read More

Spectacular Swords & Blades

03/23/2018 By Joel R. Kolander A fine arms collection often consists of more than just firearms. Advertising materials, ammunition, cases, factory documents, and accoutrements often... Read More

4 Guns: The Finest Known of Their Kind

  03/16/2018 By Joel R. Kolander When you declare something "the best" you better come with the goods to back it up. Usually the best... Read More

3 Items of Great Significance Unveiled at RIAC

03/09/2018 By Joel R. Kolander   Firearms auctions at Rock Island Auction Company regularly contain thousands of arms that collectors dream of placing in their... Read More