ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – In 2011 Rock Island Auction Company moved its entire operation into a new 86,000 sq. ft. facility, its television show “Ready, Aim, Sold” debuted and the company led the firearms auction industry in sales and number of firearms sold for the eighth year in a row. Now that the dust has settled on a monumental year, RIAC is hoping to continue its success into 2012 with its Regional Firearms Auction Feb. 18-19. More than 2,200 lots featuring 5,200 firearms will cross the auction block bringing live bidders from nearly every major city in the Midwest and beyond.
More than 3,700 firearms classified as Antique or Curio & Relic, 800+ Sporting Arms, 450+ Colts, 400+ Winchesters, and hundreds of Military items are up for sale during this two-day auction.
Some of the featured items will include a New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle, a J.C. Short Tyler Texas Marked Percussion Carbine, and a Colt Third Model Dragoon Revolver. Firearms from Winchester, Smith & Wesson, Colt, Ruger, Remington, Browning, Marlin, Stevens, Mauser, Springfield Armory, Walther, Sharps, Parker Brothers, Ithaca, Beretta, and many more will be included. Additionally, this auction will feature an assortment of edged weapons, ammunition, books, holsters, military uniforms, firearms parts, gambling items and more.
The entire catalog is available in full color at www.rockislandauction.com or call 800-238-8022 to order a black and-white catalog for $35 (inc. S&H). The auction and full-day preview on February 17th will be held at the RIAC facilities at 7819 42nd Street W., Rock Island, Ill.
For more information on this sale visit www.rockislandauction.com or call 800-238-8022.
Absentee bids may be submitted by phone (800-238-8022), fax (309-797-1500), or their website. Live online bidding is available through Proxibid and iCollector.