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King Louis XIII’s Wheellock Gun for Auction 

The Rock Island Auction Company will offer an extraordinary and historic 400-year-old wheellock from King Louis XIII’s Cabinet d’Armes in its August Premier Auction.  The exceptionally rare and historic wheellock sporting arm from the renowned Cabinet d’Armes of King Louis XIII will be up for auction during Rock Island Auction Company’s (RIAC) August Premier Auction, Friday, Aug. 23rd through Sunday, Aug. 25th. The firearm has a pre-auction estimate of $250,000 – $425,000.    The Cabinet d’Armes...

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