Rock Island Auction Company

Based near Chicago, Rock Island Auction Company managed to become the most successful collectible firearms auction house in the world just ten years after its foundation in 2003 and has been setting world records in firearm sales since 2010 with a present achievement of 23,000 firearms sold annually. Its qualified firearm experts are in continual pursuit of first-class service and a reputation based on authenticity and excellence.

 

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Minneapolis Firearms Protector Palm Pistol
Estimate: $950 - 1400 Manufactured from 1891 to 1892 with total production estimated at 3,000. The side plates have smooth hard rubber panels and are marked with the maker/model information and 1883 patent date. Numbers match. BBL: 1 3/4 inch part octagon Stock: Gauge: 32 CF Finish: nickel Grips: metal Serial Number: 1146 Condition: Very good. The pistol retains 50% original nickel finish with a smooth gray patina on the balance. The pin attaching the squeezer grip to the frame has been improperly removed, leaving dents and dings in the head. The hard rubber is fine with some minor scratches. Mechanically fine. Rock Island Auction Company
Marvelous Scarce U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1805 Flintlock Martial Pistol
Estimate: $11000 - 16000 The Model 1805 was manufactured circa 1806 to 1808 with a total production of about 4,096 pistols and approximately 2,580 dated 1807. This model was the first military handgun manufactured by a national armory. The pistol has a 10 inch 54 caliber smooth bore barrel made without sights and a solid iron bottom rib. The mountings are brass and it has a wooden ram rod with a swollen tip. The iron parts were finished bright. The lock plate is marked "HARPERS/FERRY/1807" vertically behind the hammer with the spread winged eagle over "US" in front of the hammer. The left rear of the barrel is marked "462" ahead of a recessed "US" and "eagle head P". Mounted with a full walnut stock with a circled "V" over an oval "SW" cartouche. BBL: 10 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 54 Finish: bright Grips: Serial Number: 462 Condition: Very good plus. The metal surfaces have a brown patina with some minor flash pitting on the breech end of the barrel and a small area of minor pitting near the muzzle end. The brass is showing a pleasant aged patina. The stock is also very good with a moderate chip at the front of the lock, sharp edges on the flats and some scattered minor dents and scratches. The markings are clear. The action is excellent. A nice scarce Harpers Ferry Model 1805 flintlock pistol in original configuration. More Information Rock Island Auction Company
Browning Model 71 Lever Action Carbine with Box
Browning Model 71 Lever Action Carbine with Box One of only 4000 manufactured between 1986 and 1987. Globe front ramp sight with adjustable buckhorn rear sight and a steel buttplate. Complete with original box numbered to the gun and manual. Rock Island Auction Company
Four Antique Handguns
Four Antique Handguns -A) William Hollis Flintlock Travelling Pistol Four Antique Handguns -A) William Hollis Flintlock Travelling Pistol Manufactured in the early 19th century. Manufacturer: English Model: Flintlock Pistol BBL: 6 3/8 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 61 Finish: brown/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: NSN Class: Antique Condition: OF - FAIR: some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken. WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN B) Allen & Thurber Pepperbox Pistol Manufactured in 1847-1854. Manufacturer: Allen & Thurber Model: Pepperbox BBL: 5 inch ribbed Stock: Gauge: 36 percussion Finish: blue Grips: walnut Serial Number: NSN Class: Antique Condition: OF - FAIR: some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken. C) Engraved Box Lock Flintlock Pistol with Screw Off Barrel and Silver Wire Inlay Likely early 19th century English. Manufacturer: Unknown Model: Flintlock Pistol BBL: 4 7/8 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 42 Finish: bright Grips: Serial Number: NSN Class: Antique Condition: OG - POOR: major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state. WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN D) Engraved Remington-Elliot Pepperbox Pistol Manufactured between 1863 and 1888. Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc Model: Elliot BBL: 3 3/8 inch ribbed Stock: Gauge: 32 RF Finish: blue Grips: gutta percha Serial Number: 8710 Class: Antique Condition: OF - FAIR: some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken. NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC. WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN Rock Island Auction Company
World War I Era Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Musket with Winchester
World War I Era Winchester Model 1895 Lever Action Musket with Winchester Marked Bayonet Manufactured in 1912. Manufacturer: Winchester Model: 1895 BBL: 24 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 30-06 Springfield Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: 77119 Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun Condition: OE - GOOD: some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order. Rock Island Auction Company
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7819 42nd Street West
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