Tag Archives: Machine gun

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: Winchester 1866 rifle, $25,875, Rock Island

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Winchester 1866 rifle, $25,875, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An Ulrich-engraved, factory documented Winchester 1866 rifle sold for $25,875 at a Regional Firearms Auction held Feb. 19-22 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a lot consisting of Nazi-style daggers, accouterments and artifacts sailed past its estimate of $1,000-$1,600 to […]