Rock Island Auction
Welcome to Rock Island Auction Company, the worlds leading auction house for firearms, edged weapons and military artifacts. Rock Island Auction Company has been solely owned and operated by Patrick Hogan since its inception. This company was conceived on the idea that both the sellers and buyers should be completely informed and provided a professional venue for a true auction. After working with two other auction companies, Mr. Hogan began Rock Island Auction Company in 1993. Under Mr. Hogans guidance the company has experienced growth each and every year; and he is the first to say it is his staffs hard work and determination that have yielded such results. A good reputation and proven results is a true test of any successful auction house. Rock Island Auction Company routinely sells over 60% to 70% of its auction lots to bidders who are absentee - that's trust! Further, in the last six years Rock Island Auction Company has sold no less than 97% of the lots brought to the auction block. Here at Rock Island Auction Company, we have two different types of auctions: Premiere and Regional. Our Premiere auctions take place three times a year, each over a three-day period. Each of these auctions is made up of the rare, unusual, mint, and highly collectable pieces. The catalogs for these auctions are full-color, two volume sets consisting of over 600 pages and 6000+ photos. These auctions typically consist of 2700+ lots. These sales will garner on average $7 to $12 million dollars. Our Regional auctions are made up of affordable antiques, beginning collector's items, usable sporting arms, and many non-firearm lots. The catalogs for these auctions are black and white, 150+ pages, and consist of 1200+ lots. These sales will garner on average $2 to $3 million dollars. We have named these regional as we encourage the buyer to view the items in person therefore we focus on buyers within a 500 mile driving radius. However these sales have become very popular. Our number of catalogs printed has sky-rocketed therefore our absentee bids have done the same. Both auctions can be viewed on our web-site in full color. We can be trusted to obtain results just look at our record.
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