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5 Most Expensive Revolvers Auctioned at Rock Island

The 5 most expensive revolvers ever sold at Rock Island Auction Company are rare and desirable samples of American history.

5 Most Expensive Revolvers Auctioned at Rock Island

(Photos courtesy of Rock Island Auction Company)

Revolvers define my childhood. Watching John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, and Kirk Douglas save the day using ingenuity and their Colt .45s was a great way to learn morals and spend time with my grandfather. Revolvers are rugged, reliable, and beautiful. Some of the most historic and collectible revolvers ever made have fetched eye-popping sums through Rock Island Auction Company.

I spoke with the experts at Rock Island Auction about the most expensive revolvers they’ve ever sold. Below are the top 5. As I researched, I gained a new appreciation of these fine firearms and the collectors that keep them alive. I was reminded that revolvers and their stories are still just as relevant...

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