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Rock island auction

Discussion in 'Curio & Relic Discussion' started by bolus, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  2. i3izzy

    i3izzy FG, OR Active Member

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    As I am looking at the auctions, I can't see when they end. Am I just looking past it?
     
  3. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Its on the front page:

    Next auction February 19, 20, 21, & 22, 2015

    I put in some low ball bids on a few things. I dont expect to get anything since I'm not paying for anything at real cost with a 17% fee. minimum bid is 25% of their "low" estimate
     
  4. i3izzy

    i3izzy FG, OR Active Member

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    I saw those dates but didn't know if there was a way to find out which day each specific auction was going to be. Thanks.
     
  5. Modeler

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    Will they accept a C&R and ship direct for eligible items?
     
  6. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Their FAQ just says "Firearms manufactured after 1898 must be shipped to a premise with the proper license." not that helpful
     
  7. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Some rich old doctor must have died.
     
  8. jrprich

    jrprich PNW Well-Known Member

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    I get their B&W catalog, but the online auction info is also pretty good. They do get some great guns for sale, but I have never bid "enough" to win one. 17% is actually lower than many other online firearm auctions. Many charge 20+% and seem to get plenty of bidders
    I just bid what I am willing to pay with the 17% and estimated shipping figured in.
     
  9. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    anyone win on day one? My low ball offer for the first gun I bid on didnt go through. not surprised though.