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.
The powder horn is one of the few known tangible mementos that belonged to Alexander Hamilton, a founding father and the first U.S. secretary of treasury.
Jeff Woolmer said the purchase wasn’t exactly intentional and started out as a joke, but now he hopes to make the seven-ton tank street legal.
Tanner Brownlee just wanted his father’s old patrol car to go into the hands of someone who would take care of it. Tanner got his wish.
Although the books were a common wedding gift for members of the Nazi Party, a signed copy is a bit of a rarity.
The painting was believed to be one of some 2,000 created by Adolf Hitler in the years he spent as a struggling artist 20 years before his rise to power in Nazi Germany.
“We did a random call to a North Idaho couple that had a bunch of guns they were thinking of cosigning,” said the auction owner. “Started off with two or three hundred. Moved up to three or four hundred. And at the end of the day it ended up at 1,300.”