Building a gun collection takes time. As we expand our knowledge over the years, we often have to be patient to find the right piece. But once it’s on the radar, there’s a lot of excitement! That’s why turning to a gun auction is such a smart move—for both buyers and sellers.


Liquidating Your Gun Collection


Finding independent buyers for your gun collection or even just a special item can be hard to do on your own, especially if you have your heart set on a price. Rather than have your firearm get lost in the swarm of other local listings or internet posts, it’s easier to team up with an experienced and licensed auction house to present your items at a gun auction.


Large gun collections require expert oversight. You don’t want just anyone managing the details of the sale. They need to appreciate the value and history of each item on your list. If you want to get top dollar for your collection, it’s a good idea to look into an auction house.


Teaming up with a friend or family member to help post ads will only get you so far. Three things an auction firm can provide makes for the best sale:


  1. effective marketing,
  2. detailed descriptive work, and a
  3. solid background on the auctioneering process.


Selling guns in a timely manner is what auctions are all about. You close the deal fast and get your payout with minimal effort. It’s a streamlined setup that helps sellers every time.


Some Quick Gun Auction Advice


Working with an auction house also helps you set some limits. You can make plans for a fair price reserve to protect your bottom line. Being able to collaborate with auction professionals also helps get some valuable insight on how much you can expect on each item.


The right auction house will also work with you to create a specific gun catalog. This helps build up some interest with buyers and give them time to think through their bidding strategy for the day of the gun auction. Sometimes, you can add items from your collection to a bigger auction that’s already being organized. This helps give you the visibility you need for your items without having to commit to selling more than you want. Being able to feature your special firearms in a larger sale is a great way to catch the eye of serious buyers.


Partnering with LAWSON & CO.


We’re always open to scheduling auctions for firearms collectors with our clients. If you have guns that you want to consign for an upcoming event, just reach out to LAWSON & CO. to arrange the details. We know how to make a gun auction a premier event Our auctions attract interested firearms buyers of all makes and models. Just give us the details for your collection, and we’ll do the rest!


Whether you’ve worked with consignments or auction sales before, or you’re new to the process, our team would be happy to walk you through our steps. Creating an organized sales process is always our top priority. Send us a message to learn more about our services or check our website and Facebook page for upcoming events. We’d be happy to talk with you about your goals. Then we can see what type of auction would best meet your needs.