ROCK ISLAND, Illinois., December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Rock Island Auction Company (RIAC), the world’s leading firearms auction house, records record sales of over $ 121 million for the first time in the history of the company. With a total of 21 auctions in the past 12 months, the RIAC has hosted the four largest gun auctions ever, including december 2020 ($ 22 million), May 2021 ($ 30 million), September 2021 ($ 24 million), and december 2021 ($ 25.2 million).

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Rock Island Auction Company is recognized as the world’s premier firearms auction house for collectors of all skill levels. Having developed multiple platforms to view and / or bid on these unique works of art, this year alone the RIAC has attracted bidders from 26 different countries, all 50 states as well as bidders from the Virgin islands, Porto Rico and Washington, CC

“Every year we continue to see more and more people expressing their interest in collecting historic firearms. People see the value of investing in a piece of history and realize that art cannot just hanging on the wall, “said Kevin Hogan, President of Rock Island Auction Company. “This year has been a milestone for our brand, with over 30,000 firearms and related items sold. In the past 12 months, we have sold two items to over $ 1 million and another sell for over $ 2 million, which was the Napoleon trim sold at the first auction in December. “

The company’s heritage and expertise in the industry has led it to showcase some of the best collectible guns available to the public. In May 2021, Rock Island Auction Company hosted the largest firearms auction ever, featuring $ 30 million in sales made. In december 2021, the last Premier auction event of the Rock Island Auction Company calendar year featured the Napoleon Trim, a stunning historic six-piece collection, which was sold to a telephone bidder for $ 2.875 million, closing a year that has seen more than 50 coins reach six-figure prices.

The main highlights of the year 2021 include:

For more information visit Rock Island Auction Company Year-End Highlights

About Rock Island Auction Company
Rock Island Auction Company is the world’s # 1 auction company for firearms, bladed weapons and military weapons. Founded in 1993 by its current CEO Patrick hogan, RIAC continues to lead the industry with record sales numbers and their extensive and magnificent marketing efforts. Their 150,000 square foot campus consists of two buildings and hosts more than 18 auctions each year. They are actively looking for consignments, whether it is a single weapon or a collection of hundreds, a thousand dollar item or a million. For more information, please visit www.rockislandauction.com or call 1-800-238-8022.

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Jackie Dadas-Kraper, Senior Director of Public Relations
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SOURCE Rock Island Auction Company


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