Tag Archives: Colt

Rock Island's Premier Gun Auction to Feature Unique Pieces of History

Rock Island's Premier Gun Auction to Feature Unique Pieces of History

On the heels of our incredibly successful September Premiere Auction will be an event that threatens to usurp it as the year’s largest, most exciting firearms event. The 2018 December Premiere Firearms Auction is filled to bursting with 17 named collections, rare and beautiful arms in every conceivable genre, and endless opportunities for collectors and […]

Morphy Auctions' March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale

Morphy Auctions' March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale

Morphy Auctions’ March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale to Feature Fine Collections of Guns, Edged Weapons, Headwear and Uniforms, And Other Collectible Militaria Categories Denver, Pennsylvania, February 13, 2018 – Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, welcomes enthusiasts from around the world to this important sale to be held on […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Engraved Henry lever rifle, $25,875, Rock Island Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Engraved Henry lever rifle, $25,875, Rock Island Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An engraved lever-action Henry rifle sold for $25,875 at a Regional Gun Auction held June 22-25 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a Borchardt pistol in fair condition sold for $17,250; an engraved Winchester Model 1866 rifle hit the mark […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Little Big Horn Colt pistol, $460,000, James D. Julia, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Little Big Horn Colt pistol, $460,000, James D. Julia, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Colt single-action Army pistol (SN 5773), used by one of Custer’s men at the Battle of Little Big Horn, sold for $460,000 at an Extraordinary Firearms Auction held April 11th by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, a cased 100 Guinea […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Holland & Holland shotgun, $43,050, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Holland & Holland shotgun, $43,050, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A cased Holland & Holland Royal Grade two-barrel shotgun hit the mark for $43,050 at a Firearms Auction held Feb. 24-26 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a rare Winchester Model 1886 “Big 50” smooth-bore lever action rifle rang out for $36,900; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Gatling Gun, tripod, drums, $346,150, Julia/Poulin Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Colt Model 1883 U.S. Navy Gatling Gun on a tripod with two drums sold for a combined $346,150 at a Firearms Auction held March 11-13 by Poulin Auction Company and March 14-15 by James D. Julia, Inc., both in Fairfield, Me. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt/Vickers machine gun, $16,100, Rock Island Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Colt/Vickers Model 1915 “Balloon Buster” Class III machine gun sold for $16,100 at a Regional Firearms Auction held Feb. 25-28 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a pair of engraved Henry rifles (the predecessor to the Winchester rifle) hit […]

Gavels n Paddles: Colt Model 1875 Gatling Gun, $201,250, James D. Julia, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare Colt Model 1875 Gatling Gun, on carriage with limber, sold for $201,250 at a Firearms Auction held Oct. 5-7 by James D. Julia, Inc., in Fairfield, Me. Also, a Holland & Holland four bore double elephant rifle rang out at $149,500; a […]

James D. Julia, Inc. 3-Day Fall Firearms Auction will include and introduce their new Sporting & Collector Firearms Session

James D. Julia, Inc., the world’s leading firearms auctioneer, will conduct their Fall Firearms Auction on October 5th-7th with a preview on October 1st and 2nd. The first session on October 5th will be the inaugural Sporting and Collector Firearms auction and will include over 730 fine and outstanding firearms in the more affordable range […]

Gavels n' Paddles: 1864 Henry lever-rifle, $23,000, Rock Island

Gavels n' Paddles: 1864 Henry lever-rifle, $23,000, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Henry rifle made in 1864 by New Haven Arms and called the father of the Winchester lever-guns, sold for $23,000 at a Regional Firearms Auction held June 26-28 by Rock Island Auction Co., in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a Pietta version of a […]