Firearms and Sporting Goods

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

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...

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.

RIA offers condition, rarity in firearms

MOLINE, Ill. — Collecting is a hobby for many, a habit for some and a way of life for others. Rock Island Auction strives to meet each individual collector’s desire with every auction it builds.

‘Million Dollar Luger’ in March 14 auction

IRVINE, Calif. – Greg Martin Auctions’ spring sale, to be held on March 14, is sure to thrill arms collectors everywhere who are inspired by superlatives – the most valuable, the rarest, the most talked about, the most coveted, the most expensive.

Firearms from Boutet and Buckingham will be featured in March auction

FAIRFIELD, Maine —March 15-16, 2010. Auctioneer James D. Julia states that some of the most exciting things he’s ever sold in his 40-year career tend to be historically oriented pieces. Their upcoming firearms auction will feature a number of historical items. Included are numerous fine old collections or portions of collections from all over...

Rock Island’s yearly sales top $28M

MOLINE, Ill. — Rock Island’s Dec. 4-6 sales tallied, over $7.2 million, ending the year with over $28 million in sales. The diversity of this sale excited a wide range of bidders from all over the world.