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James D. Julia, Inc., the world’s leading firearms auctioneer, will conduct its Fall Firearms Auction on
October 5th-7th with a preview on October 1st and 2nd.
James D. Julia Auctioneers’ March 15th & 16th auction will once again feature an array of renowned, old time collections
Julia’s October firearms auction could set another new world auction record for the highest gross ever attained.
It’s hard to know what to focus on in Rock Island Auction Company’s Premiere Firearms Auction. Held September 12–14, the
Another Rock Island Auction Company event is coming up and you know what that means, lots of guns are
The Rock Island Auction starts today, and hundreds of historical, collectible, and beautiful firearms will be sold off to their very lucky new owners. One of the guns up for grabs this weekend is this awesome MG-42 machine Gun.
Rock Island Auction Company’s May 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2014 Premiere Firearms Auction is this weekend and it is not shy about stating that this auction has the finest selection in its entire 20 year history. After looking at its catalog, that claim appears to be spot on.
Rock Island Auction Company’s next Regional Firearms Auction will be Feb. 21-23, 2014. That means a lot of new hardware is going to find its way into new hands and homes.
“Fresh, Historic, and Rare” is the potent combination of words Rock Island Auction Company owner and president Patrick Hogan has used to describe the RIAC upcoming September Premiere Firearms Auction.
You know that rifle that’s been sitting in the corner of your closet for decades? Every wonder exactly how much that thing is worth? With the gun market being what it is right now, it may be time to dust off some of those old firearms and see how they perform with a sale tag tied on. The Blue Book of Gun Values is a tool virtually everyone in the industry uses for pricing just about every type of firearm. If you are buying or selling even one gun—you absolutely need this reference.
If you have never had an opportunity to attend one of RIAC’s Premier Auctions, you still have at least one item that should be on your bucket list. Even if you do not have the extra MONEY to spend on one of these treasures, experiencing the auction hall is a cross between a tour of a museum and a treasure hunt.
I understand that most of the people reading this (like me) do not have the buying power to own a firearm featured in a premier auction such as James Julia’s Outstanding March Firearms Auction, but that does not mean you cannot have fun fantasizing, window shopping or just looking at a piece of history.
In March 2012, James D. Julia Auctioneers conducted what is reportedly the largest grossing firearms auction in history. It was hard to imagine ever putting together another sale of such monumental proportions, but the recent October sale, which grossed almost $16 million certainly approached it.
It’s not often the owner of a firearm featuring the work of one of the 19th Century master engravers is willing to let it go. It normally happens through some human calamity—death, divorce or financial crisis. No matter the reason when one of these pieces of history does hit the open market, the demand is high and the bidding is frenzied. If you plan on adding a piece of work from a revered engraver such as Gustave Young, Conrad F. Ulrich or Louis Nimschke, you might want to start by making sure you have up to $100K in spare change lying around.
The Firearms Division of James D. Julia Inc., consistently conducts some of the highest-grossing firearms auctions in the world. On March 12 & 13, 2012, James D. Julia, Inc. established a new high-water mark in the world of Firearms auctions. That spectacular sale grossed just under $18 Million which made it the highest grossing single event Firearms Auction ever conducted (a record previously set by Julia’s in 2008 at $12.8 million).
We’ve all seen the reality shows with pickers on the road looking to find a hidden gem from an unwitting seller who doesn’t know what the real value of what he owns. The picker negotiates and looks to turn a profit on the sale—somewhat at the expense of the seller. This is a game where knowledge is king.