It was the King of Rock n’ Roll’s birthday over the weekend; and while Elvis has left the building, so to speak, a gun he gifted to a bodyguard in the 1970’s fetched more than $10,000 at auction Saturday.
A dozen states have laws that force city governments to auction off seized guns, but some cities would rather destroy the weapons.
SSL Firearms Corporation will auction off a 1924 .32-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver once owned by Al Capone next month.
The Lefaucheux six-shooter that wounded Arthur Rimbaud during a lover’s quarrel fetched more than seven times what auctioneers originally estimated.
The Rock Island Auction Company will be auctioning off the Sedgley Mark II “Fist Gun” this weekend, a curio gun that was featured in Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 “Nazi killin'” alternate history war movie “Inglorious Basterds.”
A near-new condition Whitney Wolverine pistol is up for auction at the Illinois-based Rock Island Auction House. The pistol has a 10-round magazine and a four-and-a-half-inch barrel.
The sheriff’s department has hundreds of stockpiled firearms that must be auctioned off now thanks to a law passed in 2012.
Illinois-based Rock Island Auction House describes the antique French revolver as in “very fine” condition.
After a number of failed attempts, George Zimmerman on Tuesday auctioned off the gun that killed Trayvon Martin, according to the auction site that hosted the sale.
Breaking a company record, the Illinois-based Rock Island Auction Company raked in $17.5 million during a recent gun auction.