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Types Of No Grades

Gun Collectors – Why You Should Avoid Import Marks

Whether it’s Ming vases, cars, priceless paintings, sports cards, autographs, Beatles memorabilia, or antiques, collectors in nearly every field want their items to be in the best possible condition and above all, original…

Custer overlooks the massacre and mutilation of Lt. Lyman Kidder and his detachment. "Custer's scout, William Comstock, believed Kidder might have escaped had he heeded the advice of his own scout. (Picture courtesy of Wheeler)

Tortured By Indians – Scout Robert Pilson

Among all the revolvers, war trophies, lever actions, and antiques is a curious, small photo. It is of a sturdy man posing in a portrait studio with rifle present and revolver on his hip…

Gun Values

Rock Island Auction Company Seeking Firearms Consignments

Need to talk about the guns in your trust or estate? Rock Island Auction Company can help! We take consignments of all shapes, sizes, and conditions; from battlefield relics to museum quality pieces and everything in between…

Winchester Model 1873 One of One Thousand Rifle

Winchesters Rifles You Don’t Want to Miss

Rock Island Auction Company is proud to continue the 2012 auction season with our September 7th, 8th & 9th Premiere Sale, which includes a beautiful array of antique Winchester lever action rifles…