Antique firearms, Anna Pottery set world records at Rock Island Auction’s $7 million September sale

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Three major collections were up for auction this September as part of the 2,700 lots featured, the first of which was the Putnam Green Collection. This outstanding collection of rare, historic, and high condition U.S. & German Military Arms set records for four genres. The first record of this collection was a rare early production U.S. Colt Model 1911 semi-automatic pistol serial number 33 selling for $109,250 a world record for a U.S. Colt 1911 Army, making it the top lot of the auction. Read More +

Military firearms market continues to rise

MOLINE, Ill. — This auction will offer some of the finest firearms to be offered at auction all year. This is an unusual sale in that it is a very broad auction that covers many collecting specifics in a depth and quality rarely seen, starting with the finest military collection ever offered at auction. Read More +