vintage firearms

Lincoln Portrait

Archive of Lincoln memorabilia coming to auction

CLEARWATER, Fla. – A family-operated, multi-generational business, Blackwell Auctions has earned a position of respect within the antiques and fine-art trade, not only in Florida, but also worldwide. Co-founders Edwin Bailey and John McNeal, together with auctioneer John Noble, are known for their curated sales of high-quality estate merchandise and fascinating collections. The auction...

James D. Julia vintage firearms

Julia’s Spring 2012 firearms auction sets $18 million house record

At nearly $18 million, James D. Julia’s Spring Firearms and Knife Auction March 12-13, 2012 in Fairfield, Maine, set a new house record for vintage guns and firearms. Also of note was another firearms auction, held by Julia’s sister and brother-in-law, the Poulin Auction Company, which grossed more than $2 million the three...

Two California auctioneers team up on massive antique gun auction

Southern California auctioneer Don Presley will christen his new 18,000-sq.-ft. gallery addition with a Jan. 28, 2012 auction of antique, vintage and contemporary firearms produced in association with Gunslinger Auctions. The auction of approximately 500 lots runs the gamut from 17th-century long flintlock rifles to new firearms still in their factory boxes.