It is a position we have held since 2003 through a winning formula of integrity, superior marketing, first-class presentation, and a constant pursuit of excellence. As the undisputed leader in our field, we invite you to sell your guns by consignment with us to find out what so many others already know.
Thank you, Theresa, I was impressed with your company ability to adapt to our various telephones and locations so that I was able to bid. Catalogs are a gun auction company’s single most effective tool to present and market your collector firearms.
It is our job to bring your collector firearms to life on the pages of our catalogs. These books are also spiral bound for our buyers’ convenience, making them easy to browse, hold one’s place, and to use during our auctions.
Collectors of all types have many options at their disposal when determining what happens to their precious items when they are gone. Planning ahead will not only ease the burden of the bereaved, but also save one’s benefactors and family a great deal of time and money.
You’ve spent years, or decades, building a collection that suits your taste and focuses on what interests you. Learn More From our humble beginnings in a garage that once housed founder Pat Hogan’s other business ventures, Rock Island Auction Company has moved twice to larger facilities to accommodate its burgeoning business.
The most recent of which was in the spring of 2011 to its current state of the art, 150,000 square foot campus. We do not hesitate to consider it one of the most state of the art and comfortable brick and mortar auction facilities in the world.
We have extensively renovated the space in every possible way to more closely demonstrate our motto: “We Believe in Presentation.” Formed over millennia, the unique features of Arches National Park astonish and delight its many visitors.
Find yourself dwarfed amongst the giant archways and delicate rock formations that constantly change with the wind over time. Autarchies National Park in Moab offers the largest density of natural sandstone arches in the world.
A great destination for families, the astounding views will delight adventurers of all ages. Hikers at Arches National Park can take advantage of a wide variety of trails.
Visiting the Park The climate in Arches can be intense, with hot summers, cold winters and very little rainfall. The plants and animals in this park have many adaptations that enable them to survive these conditions and some species are canned only be found in this area.
It’s important to plan for the season and check local weather conditions and forecasts before you visit. Facilities include potable water, picnic tables, grills, and flushing toilets.
A few animals are primarily active during the day, including rock squirrels, chipmunks, lizards, snakes, and eagle Asian giant hornet activity declines rapidly amid colder weather, according to a statement from B.C.’s Ministry of Agriculture, but one of them was discovered in the 7000-block of Brander Road.
2:38Two ‘murder hornet’ queens captured days after first nest destroyed in U.S. The insects, formerly known as Vespa Mandarin but sometimes called “murder hornets,” can be deadly to humans, despite not being generally interested in them or animals.
The CIA released thousands of UFO documents online. Experts say 10 or more stings can cause a toxic or allergic reaction that could prove fatal if not addressed immediately.
Great Rift Valley: A dramatic depression on the earth's surface, approximately 4,000 miles (6,400 km) in length, extends from the Red Sea area near Jordan in the Middle East, south to the African country of Mozambique. In essence, it's a series of geological faults caused by huge volcanic eruptions centuries back, that subsequently created what we now call the Ethiopian Highlands, and a series of perpendicular cliffs, mountain ridges, rugged valleys and very deep lakes along its entire length.
They are located about 1,500 km (900 mi) south of the capital, Algiers and just west of Tamanghasset. The region is largely rocky desert with an average altitude of more than 900 meters (2,953 feet) above sea level.
Km) in size and covers much of Botswana, the southwestern region of South Africa and all of western Namibia. Large herds of wildlife are found in the Kalahari Gearbox National Park, located in South Africa near its border with Namibia.
From the Atlantic coast eastward, the Najib gradually ascends in elevation, reaching up to 200 km (120 mi) inland to the foot of the Great Escarpment. The Najib is also the oldest desert in the world and its geology consists of sand seas near the coast, while gravel plains and scattered mountain outcrops occur further inland.
Nile River System: The longest river in the world (flows north), rising from the highlands of southeastern Africa and running about 4,160 miles (6,693 km) in length, to then drain in the Mediterranean Sea. In simple terms it's a series of dams, rapids, streams, swamps, tributaries and waterfalls.
Almost completely without rainfall, a few underground rivers flow from the Atlas Mountains, helping to irrigate isolated oases. In the east, the water's of the Nile help fertilize smaller parts of the landscape.
Popular Artists: Rudy Valley, Cab Calloway, Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Gene Au try, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Kate Smith, Tommy Dorsey Because much of the world was involved in the war during the decade, many artists and groups put their efforts into entertaining troops, especially in the US with the USO (United States Service Organizations).
Popular Artists: Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Dorsey Brothers, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald Rock 'n' Roll, R&B, and traditional pop ruled the charts while radio and television connected the country in our musical tastes and exposed the nation to a greater variety of artists and styles.
Popular Artists: Dolly Parton, Michael Jackson, Lionel Ritchie, Olivia Newton John, David Bowie, Billy Joel, Duran Duran, The Police, U2, Van Helen, Def Leppard, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Phil Collins, Hindi Lauder, On Jodi, Bruce Springsteen, Motley True, Prince, Paula Abdul, The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Logos, The Bangles, Randy Travis, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Public Enemy, Run-DMC, MC Hammer, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Bobby Brown, New Kids on the Block, Janet Jackson, Tom Petty, Journey, Tina Turner Like the sixties, the 1990s was a decade of extremes with under-produced, anti-establishment grunge bands and gangster rappers enjoying just as much success as the overly produced and studio manufactured pop groups.
Although they were developed in the 1980s, CDs (Compact Discs) and CD players did not become a popular way to listen to music until the middle of the 1990s when the technology became more affordable. CDs were the most popular way to listen to one's favorite songs until the middle of the 2000s when computer and internet technology advanced significantly to make MP3 format and MP3 players more viable means of entertainment.