A Winchester Model 1886, serial number 1, and accompanying presentation watch and chain, with a significant connection to the history of the American West is estimated at $500,000 to $750,000 heading into Rock Island Auction Co.'s April Premiere Firearms Auction.
Between the show and auction schedules this spring, there is plenty to keep all of us busy. Check out some of the featured ads in the latest issue.
Selections of moderately valued firearms will come to auction March 14, during James D. Julia's Sporting & Collector Firearms session. Among the featured lots is one of the only known engraved antique Reid Knuckle Duster pistol.
Among the antique firearms and edged weapons in Cordier Auction's Firearms and Militaria Auction in December, 2015, was a World WarII Era Japanese sword that sold for $1,900.
Kramer Auction Services presented a variety of antique and vintage firearms at auction Dec. 5, including a Weatherby rifle that fetched $6,700.
Among the 3,000 firearms coming to auction Dec. 4-6 at Rock Island Auctions is a scarce Colt “Buntline Special” single action army revolver, circa 1882, with skeletal shoulder stock ($50,000-$75,000).
The autumn antiquing season is here, and there are many opportunities to enjoy the wonderful offerings at shows, auctions, markets and shop visits. The Antique Trader Weekly Antique Show & Auction Ad feature contains select event advertisements of these upcoming opportunities.
The National Civil War Show & Sale is back, and it will host more than 200 dealers with a variety of Civil War artifacts Saturday, Sept. 19 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Ill.
More than 3,000 firearms and related items, including JFK's M1 rifle, will come before bidders during the September Premiere Firearms Auction offered by Rock Island Auctions.