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Rock Island Premier Auction

Rock Island’s Premiere Auction!

Rock Island Auction is famous for bringing out the best in historically significant firearms. On September 7-9, they are having the most anticipated auction in their history. Some very interesting guns will cross the auction block and we can’t wait to see what they bring in. Click here to view the online catalog.

Dalton Gang Gun up for Auction!

What if you could own Billy the Kid’s Winchester 1873, or Wyatt Earp’s Colt Buntline Special? Holding a piece of history in your hands is an intriguing thing, and owning it is even better. Rock Island Auctions is giving everyone the opportunity to own a piece of history. Bob Dalton was the leader of the infamous Dalton Gang, a group of robbers and thieves that specialized in bank and train robberies in the old west. Next month on September 7-9, RIA is auctioning off his sidearm, which townspeople took from his hip when they killed him during a botched robbery attempt. The gun comes with an incredible amount of documentation including pictures, newspaper clippings, and other information surrounding the famous Coffeyville raid where several members of the Dalton Gang perished in the shootout.

Rock Island Auction is Selling over 6,000 Guns!

Quality, Quantity, and Value Come Together at Rock Island Auction Company’s June 29 – July 1 Regional Firearms Auction

Rock Island Auction Company will auction off over 6,000 firearms over three days on June 29 – July 1. Something for every level of firearms enthusiast will cross the block. The auction giant will sell antique Colts, Winchesters, Smith & Wesson’s, as well as new in the box shotguns, target rifles and sporting pistols. As hard as it is to narrow this list down, here is a list of some of the most interesting lots scheduled to cross the block.