Rock Island Auction Includes Over 5,000 Firearms

. February 5, 2010

The two-day live auction will take place Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. CST daily. Auction registration and pre-bidding are already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/rockisland.

Firearms enthusiasts will not want to miss the opportunity to participate in this major auction. More than 2,200 lots will be available for live online bidding, including more than 5,000 firearms. Hundreds of lots of sporting and military arms, including more than 450 Colts, nearly 400 Winchesters are included in the auction catalog. More than 3,200 antique and curio/relic items, bullet molds, edged weapons and ammunition will cross the auction block during this two-day extravaganza.

Additional featured lots in this auction include:
• Lot 1: Composite Iron Frame Henry Lever Action Rifle, Est. $10,000-$15,000
• Lot 88: UMC Cartridge Board, Est. $5,000-$10,000
• Lot 2011: Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle in 44 Rimfire Configuration, Est. $4,500-$6,500
• Lot 2229: Custom-Made Smith & Wesson Type Lever-Action Magazine Repeating Pistol, Est. $7,500-$15,000

“With so many items to choose from, bidders will want to log in early and place their pre-bids,” said auctioneer Pat Hogan. “With live online bidding on Proxibid, we can ensure every firearms enthusiast has the opportunity to own the high-quality pieces crossing the block in this auction.”

For more information about this auction, to register to bid or to leave a pre-bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/rockisland.

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