Three Double Action Revolvers in One Auction
Rock Island’s Fantastic Spring Regional Firearms Auction June 27 & 28, 2009
Rock Island Auction Company – -(AmmoLand.com)- Three Double Action Revolvers in One Auction:
A) Colt U.S. Army Model 1901 Double Action Revolver
With standard markings and features. Missing lanyard ring. The left side of the frame is marked, “RAC/L.E.B.”. The grips are good with moderate to heavy scratches/dents and a few chips along the lower edge of the butt. The markings are clear and the action is excellent.
B) Smith & Wesson .38 Military & Police Double Action Revolver
Manufactured from 1945 to 1948, with standard markings and features. There is some overall light pitting on the metal surfaces, with the backstrap having developed a brown aged patina. The grips are fair, with the right side exhibiting a few moderate scratches/dents and smoothing out of the checkering.
C) Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolver
Produced from 1905 to 1947, this revolver was manufactured in 1934, with standard markings and features. The backstrap is stamped with the letters, “RY. EX. AGY.” There are a few areas of light scattered spotting on the metal. The grips are fair with the left side exhibiting some moderate to heavy scratches/dents and smoothing out of the checkering. The original blue finish is strong and the markings are clear.
( See RIA Auction for Exact Condition Details)
Auction Estimate: $700 – $1,100
Rock Island Auction Company announces the next Regional Firearms auction to be held at their facilities in Moline, IL. The huge success of our premier sale ($8.5 million) proves that people are investing in what they know: firearms are solid investments that hold value through economic downturns.
Investing and collecting opportunities abound at Rock Island’s fantastic Spring Regional Auction to be held June 27 & 28, 2009. At a time when the stock market changes daily, gun collectors are seeing the worth of their investments.
Hard assets are the place to invest your money and gun values continue to rise. This auction has firearms for every level of collecting and investing from Colts to Winchesters and the hundreds of high quality sporting arms. Rock Island’s continued sell through rate of over 97% proves that items that come to RIAC are for sale and now is your chance to make a solid investment.
Rock Island Auction Company has been solely owned and operated by Patrick Hogan. This company was conceived on the idea that both the sellers and buyers should be completely informed and provided a professional venue for a true auction. After working with two other auction companies, Mr. Hogan began Rock Island Auction in 1993. Rock Island Auction Company has grown to be one of the top firearms auction houses in the nation. Under Mr. Hogan’s guidance the company has experienced growth each and every year; and he is the first to say it is his staff’s hard work and determination that have yielded such results.