Rock Island Auction Company is shooting for the stars to start 2015. The Illinois auction house is set to stage it biggest sale to date with its first four-day event. And, as usual, the block will be crowded with an incredible volume of rare, unique and historic firearms.
According to RIA’s press release, the Feb. 19-22 firearms auction will include more than of 7,000 items in 3,600-plus lots, including more than 700 Colts, 600 Winchesters, 400 Remingtons, and 300 Smith & Wessons.
With Civil War weapons to Colt snake guns ready for sale, there appears to be a little something for everyone. That includes high-end bidders, with the lots from The William Baird Colt Collection and The Estate Collection of Donald Kotecki.
It will take a lot for RIA to outdo its $47.5 million in sales in 2014. But as the photo gallery below shows, the top-notch auction company appears set to make a run at it.
Winchester Model 1866
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