May 20, 21 & 22 Premiere Firearms Auction

Auction Details

2,700+ Lots! Inaugural Firearms Auction in our New Facility! Features the Finest Sharps Collection, exceptional U.S. & German Military Arms, Rare Winchester Lever Actions, Quality Colts, Antique Smith & Wessons, High Grade Sporting Arms, an outstanding Luger Collection, Civil War items and more.
Pyke Bridgewater Flintlock Pocket Pistol3200Pyke Bridgewater Flintlock Pocket Pistol
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $950 - 1400 Produced circa 1750 to 1770 with a screw on cannon shaped smooth bore barrel gauging at approximately .43 caliber. The frame
Estimates : 950.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
Engraved British Transition Bar Hammer Percussion Revolver3201Engraved British Transition Bar Hammer Percussion Revolver
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $850 - 1300 Scroll engraved frame, bar hammer, back strap, trigger guard and butt, with an engraved band at the muzzle. The cylinder has
Estimates : 850.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 214.50) x 1 = 1,314.50
Collector's Lot of Two Flintlock Pistols3202Collector's Lot of Two Flintlock Pistols
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1600 - 2500 A) Queen Anne Flintlock Pocket Pistol. This lot consists of a pair of miniature Queen Anne flintlock pistols. Manufactured
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
Pair of Engraved English Style Screw Barrel Tap Action Flintlock Pistols3203Pair of Engraved English Style Screw Barrel Tap Action Flintlock Pistols
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1500 - 2250 A) Double Barrel Tap Action Flintlock Pistol. Produced without sights, with the barrels set in an over and under arrangemen
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 214.50) x 1 = 1,314.50
Unique L. Leroux Paris Marked Percussion Shotgun with Interesting Priming System3204Unique L. Leroux Paris Marked Percussion Shotgun with Interesting Priming System
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2500 - 4500 Single German silver bead sight on the fine twist pattern barrel, with the breech section marked "INVon L.LEROUX Bte/...
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
European Side by Side Percussion Shotgun3205European Side by Side Percussion Shotgun
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1000 - 2000 Light engraving on lock plates with "UILLAUME" marked on left lock plate and "BERLEUR" marked on right...
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
Unmarked Percussion Fowling Piece with Silver Mounts3206Unmarked Percussion Fowling Piece with Silver Mounts
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $700 - 1000 Damascus barrel with single bead sight and iron under rib. No maker markings with a scroll engraved motif on the fish sculpte
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
G. Meiner & Son Gold Inlaid Damascus 16 Gauge Percussion Shotgun3207G. Meiner & Son Gold Inlaid Damascus 16 Gauge Percussion Shotgun
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $700 - 900 Damascus barrels and solid rib marked "CANONS DAMAS-TURC D'ACIER RUBANTES" in gold and single bead sight. Scro...
Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
Collector's Lot of Two Percussion English Shotguns3208Collector's Lot of Two Percussion English Shotguns
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1600 - 2500 A) English Double Barrel Percussion Damascus Shotgun. The fish sculpted hammer, upper tang, hammer safeties, lock plates, t
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 2,987.50
Unique Engraved Unmarked Six Barrel Pepperbox Pistol3209Unique Engraved Unmarked Six Barrel Pepperbox Pistol
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 3000 There are no visible markings on this pepperbox but writer believes it to be of Japanese origin. The frame is iron with a fl
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 2,987.50
Pair of Cominazzo Miquelet Flintlock Pistols3210Pair of Cominazzo Miquelet Flintlock Pistols
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 4000 A) Cominazzo Miquelet Pistol. This lot consists of a pair of Cominazzo Miquelet flintlock pistols. The rear round section o
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
Elaborate Miquelet Flintlock Pistol with Gold Accents3211Elaborate Miquelet Flintlock Pistol with Gold Accents
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1500 - 2500 Gold accents are featured on top of the barrel from the breech to the muzzle with gold accents extended to the action compon
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
Elaborate Pair of Turkish Flintlock Holster Pistols with Gold Inlaid Accents and Wire Inlaid Stock3212Elaborate Pair of Turkish Flintlock Holster Pistols with Gold Inlaid Accents and Wire Inlaid Stock
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3000 - 6000 A) Turkish Flintlock Holster Pistol. This lot consists of a pair of Turkish flintlock blunderbuss holster pistols with gold
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
M. Franzini "Mediterranean" Style Metal Stocked Flintlock Miquelet3213M. Franzini "Mediterranean" Style Metal Stocked Flintlock Miquelet
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $900 - 1300 Front sight dovetail slot and notch rear sight on the "M. FRANZINI" marked ribbed barrel, with scroll engraving a...
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 165.75) x 1 = 1,015.75
Engraved Germanic Wheel Lock with Elaborate Relief Carved Stock3214Engraved Germanic Wheel Lock with Elaborate Relief Carved Stock
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3500 - 6500 The octagon barrel gauges at approximately .62 caliber and has fixed sights with a 6 1/2" long groove extending from ...
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 6,500.00
Sold to floor for (14,000.00 + 2,730.00) x 1 = 16,730.00
Wheeler & Son Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss with Spring Bayonet3215Wheeler & Son Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss with Spring Bayonet
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1800 - 2750 The brass barrel has a muzzle opening approximately 1 1/4" and two crown/scepter proofs on the left side at the breec...
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,750.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
German 10 Bore Matchlock Musket3216German 10 Bore Matchlock Musket
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2500 - 4000 Manufactured early 17th century. Two staged barrel with a blade front sight, with a shallow dovetail for a rear sight. The b
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,500.00 + 1,462.50) x 1 = 8,962.50
Matched Pair of Miquelet Pistols3217Matched Pair of Miquelet Pistols
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 3000 A) Miquelet Pistol. This lot consists of a pair of fine Miquelet pistols that most likely are of Spanish origin. The part o
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 731.25) x 1 = 4,481.25
Indian Katar Armor Piercing Dagger with Dual Mounted Percussion Pistols3218Indian Katar Armor Piercing Dagger with Dual Mounted Percussion Pistols
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1000 - 2000 Produced at an unknown date, this katar was later upgraded by adding a pair of box lock percussion pistols to the support ar
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
Massive Silver and Gold Inlaid Japanese Matchlock3219Massive Silver and Gold Inlaid Japanese Matchlock
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $4500 - 8000 This is a superb example of a massive Japanese matchlock made for royalty. The heavy barrel gauges at 70 caliber and feature
Estimates : 4,500.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
Highly Scarce Signed Japanese Tachi Sword3220Highly Scarce Signed Japanese Tachi Sword
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3500 - 7000 Blade measures 30 1/4" long, with deep single hi on each side, running down into the silver finished habaki, and a wa...
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
Japanese Matchlock Pistol3221Japanese Matchlock Pistol
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1600 - 2500 Japanese matchlock pistol with gold and silver inlaid barrel. The pistol is 22-inches long and has a 12 1/2-inch iron barre
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
Japanese Matchlock Rifle with Gold-Inlaid Barrel3222Japanese Matchlock Rifle with Gold-Inlaid Barrel
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1600 - 2500 Eighteenth century Japanese matchlock musket with gold-inlays on the barrel. Attached to the lock is a handwritten tag mark
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,390.00
Signed Japanese Blade in Shirasaya Mounting3223Signed Japanese Blade in Shirasaya Mounting
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1000 - 2000 Blade measures 32 1/2 in total length, with a 7 3/4" long nakago, marked with a 4-symbol signature on the left side b...
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 331.50) x 1 = 2,031.50
John Drisbach Marked Reconversion Flintlock Kentucky Rifle with Incised Carved Stock3224John Drisbach Marked Reconversion Flintlock Kentucky Rifle with Incised Carved Stock
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2500 - 5000 The lock plate is signed "Cupper / VC" and the top barrel flat is signed "John Drisbach". Fixed sights...
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,000.00 + 1,365.00) x 1 = 8,365.00
Raise Relief Carved Stock Flintlock Kentucky Rifle with Silver Accents3225Raise Relief Carved Stock Flintlock Kentucky Rifle with Silver Accents
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 4000 The octagon rifled barrel gauges at approximately .32 caliber and has fixed sights. The top barrel flat at the breech has a
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
L. Coon Marked Flintlock Kentucky Rifle3226L. Coon Marked Flintlock Kentucky Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1500 - 2500 The lock plate is marked "NOCK / WARRANTED" and the rifled barrel is marked "L. COON". The barrel gaug...
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
J. Roop Flintlock Kentucky Rifle3227J. Roop Flintlock Kentucky Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1400 - 2250 The lock plate is marked "J. ROOP" with a light engraving on the lock plate and hammer. Fixed sights, with the o...
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
Early 19th Century American Bowie Knife with Unique Tin Scabbard3228Early 19th Century American Bowie Knife with Unique Tin Scabbard
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3000 - 5000 Clip point blade, 9" long, with an unsharpened clip. Bronze crossguard, 4" long and 1 1/8" wide, with one p...
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,434.00
Contemporary Brooks Flintlock Presentation Rifle Presented to USMC General Lewis W. Walt with Case, 3229Contemporary Brooks Flintlock Presentation Rifle Presented to USMC General Lewis W. Walt with Case,
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $6500 - 12000 This is a Brooks flintlock presentation rifle presented to USMC General Lewis W. Walt by the National Rifle Association of
Estimates : 6,500.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to floor for (15,000.00 + 2,925.00) x 1 = 17,925.00
J. Sheets "Golden Age' Kentucky Rifle3230J. Sheets "Golden Age' Kentucky Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $4000 - 8000 "Golden Age" Kentucky Rifle with barrel signed: "J Sheets". "AMERICAN GUNSMITHS" lists J. Sh...
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,072.50) x 1 = 6,572.50
Elaborate 18th Century Scrimshawed Powder Horn Dated 1756 with Inscriptions3231Elaborate 18th Century Scrimshawed Powder Horn Dated 1756 with Inscriptions
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 4000 This scrimshawed powder horn measures approximately 10 3/4" long. The body of the horn features an extensive and well...
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 877.50) x 1 = 5,377.50
J.J. Henry Marked Kentucky Flintlock Rifle3232J.J. Henry Marked Kentucky Flintlock Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 3000 The lightly engraved lock is marked "J. J. HENRY / BOULTON" with no other visible marks. Fixed blade front and d...
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (8,500.00 + 1,657.50) x 1 = 10,157.50
J. Cook Marked Percussion Kentucky Rifle3233J. Cook Marked Percussion Kentucky Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1100 - 1600 The engraved lock plate is marked "G. GOULCHER" in a banner and the barrel is signed "COOK". The octag...
Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
Reichenbach Pennsylvania Percussion Buck and Ball Rifle with German Silver Decoration3234Reichenbach Pennsylvania Percussion Buck and Ball Rifle with German Silver Decoration
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1100 - 1600 The top barrel flat is marked "REICHENBACH 5 LANCASTER, PA" and the lock plate has a floral scroll engraving beh...
Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
O. Mun Percussion Kentucky Rifle with Silver Accents3235O. Mun Percussion Kentucky Rifle with Silver Accents
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1100 - 1600 The lock plate and top barrel flat are marked "O. MUN". Blade and adjustable notch sights, with the octagon rifl...
Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
J. Allen Marked Flintlock Half Stock Rifle3236J. Allen Marked Flintlock Half Stock Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1000 - 1600 The rifled barrel gauges at .58 caliber, has a solid wood rib on the underside, and marked "J. Allen" in script ...
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
James Golcher Percussion Rifle3237James Golcher Percussion Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $950 - 1600 Light floral engraved hammer and lock plate, with "JAS GOLCHER" marked on the lock plate. Fixed sights, with a ba...
Estimates : 950.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 2,987.50
W. Maschek Marked Percussion Jaeger Rifle with Gold Inlay3238W. Maschek Marked Percussion Jaeger Rifle with Gold Inlay
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3500 - 6500 High quality 19th Century percussion hunting Jaeger rifle. This Jaeger rifle has a bright-finished octagon barrel, back acti
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 6,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 731.25) x 1 = 4,481.25
Silver Inlaid F. Baader Munchen Percussion Rifle with Relief Carved Stock3239Silver Inlaid F. Baader Munchen Percussion Rifle with Relief Carved Stock
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2750 - 4250 The rifled Damascus barrel gauges at approximately .50 caliber percussion with a blade front sight and an adjustable notch r
Estimates : 2,750.00 - 4,250.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,390.00
F. Mundt Percussion Rifle3240F. Mundt Percussion Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1400 - 2250 "F. MUNDT IN NEUWEDELL." is inlaid in silver on the top barrel flat behind the rear sight. The rifled barrel gau...
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
Engraved Full Stock Percussion W. Pappe Sporting Rifle3241Engraved Full Stock Percussion W. Pappe Sporting Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1000 - 2000 Full stock with a modified globe dovetail front sight with a pin head bead. The rear barrel sight seat has elevation adjusta
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
Unique Percussion Ignition System Engraved British Coach Gun3242Unique Percussion Ignition System Engraved British Coach Gun
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 4000 This unique gun features a two piece cylinder shaped device with a hinged rear portion mounted on the lock which holds a pro
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
Fine Patrick Liverpool Flintlock Blunderbuss with Snap Bayonet3243Fine Patrick Liverpool Flintlock Blunderbuss with Snap Bayonet
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2250 - 3500 The lock plate is marked "PATRICK". The part octagon Damascus barrel has an opening that measures approximately ...
Estimates : 2,250.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
Elaborate Mediterranean Blunderbuss with Silver Decoration3244Elaborate Mediterranean Blunderbuss with Silver Decoration
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2000 - 4000 The relief Damascus barrel has a flared muzzle with the opening measuring approximately 1 3/4" and an extensive silve...
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 975.00) x 1 = 5,975.00
Brander & Potts London Brass Flintlock Blunderbuss3245Brander & Potts London Brass Flintlock Blunderbuss
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2500 - 3750 The lock plate is marked "BRANDER / & POTTS / LONDON". The brass barrel has a flared muzzle with the opening...
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,750.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 633.75) x 1 = 3,883.75
Percussion Conversion Coach Gun with Brass Barrel and Snap Bayonet3246Percussion Conversion Coach Gun with Brass Barrel and Snap Bayonet
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1300 - 1900 Possible Irish in origin, the percussion coach gun features a brass barrel with a flared muzzle which nearly has a 1 1/4 inc
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,900.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 331.50) x 1 = 2,031.50
H & B Marked Flintlock Blunderbuss3247H & B Marked Flintlock Blunderbuss
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1600 - 2500 The barrel has a flared muzzle with the opening measuring approximately 1 1/2" with "H*B" stamped on the le...
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
Magnificent Elaborate Gold Inlaid German Double Barrel Flintlock with Relief Carved Silver Accented 3248Magnificent Elaborate Gold Inlaid German Double Barrel Flintlock with Relief Carved Silver Accented
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $10000 - 30000 This is an extraordinary example of a very elaborately gold inlaid, carved stock, flintlock double barrel rifle made for r
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to floor for (20,000.00 + 3,900.00) x 1 = 23,900.00
Exhibition Engraved Takedown Air Rifle with Case and Accessories3249Exhibition Engraved Takedown Air Rifle with Case and Accessories
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $10000 - 20000 No maker's marks or proof stamps could be found on this unique takedown air rifle, and as such we have no idea of it...
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to floor for (14,000.00 + 2,730.00) x 1 = 16,730.00