Tag Archives: percussion revolver

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt percussion revolver, $1.84 million, Rock Island

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt percussion revolver, $1.84 million, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The only known original cased Colt civilian Walker percussion revolver, known as the “Danish Sea Captain Walker”, sold for $1.84 million at a Premiere Firearms Sale held April 13-15 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a Civil War salvage Navy […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winchester Model 1886 rifle, $1.265 million, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Winchester Model 1886 rifle (serial #1) and a pocket watch presented to Capt. Henry Lawton following the surrender of the Apache leader Geronimo, sold for $1.265 million at a Premiere Firearms Auction held April 29-May 1 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock […]

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 […]