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Archive - March, 2017

Colt House Pistol cased engraved

Colt's Cloverleaf - The House Pistol

03/31/2017 By Joel Kolander Colt House Pistols, more commonly referred to as a "Cloverleaf," were not the manufacturer's most popular pistol. Produced only from 1871...Read More
Blunderbuss of Thomas Graham

The Blunderbuss of General Thomas Graham

03/24/2017 By Seth Isaacson The Blunderbuss of General Thomas Graham One of the most fascinating aspects of working at Rock Island Auction Company and studying...Read More
ELVIS revolvers and badge

Elvis Presley's Revolvers

03-17-2017 by Joel Kolander Revolvers of "The King" Elvis Presley One of the people in American history least likely in need of an introduction is...Read More
Japanese Swords gunto

Wartime Japanese Swords

3/10/2017 By Ryan Sullivan Wartime Japanese Swords From the perspective of the modern wartime Japanese sword collector of vintage Japanese swords, the words “very fine”...Read More
Confederate Iron Frame Henry

The Confederate Iron Frame Henry Rifle

03/03/2017 By Joel Kolander Iron Frame Henry Rifle: Not to be confused with their modern counterparts, Henry rifles have long been an indispensable part of...Read More