Spring Firearms Auction

Antique, Vintage and Modern Arms

Our Spring Firearms Auction features over 200 guns from an Indianapolis estate, including NIB (ca 1970s), unfired, S&W revolvers, vintage long guns, rifles, shotguns, junque guns, accessories and more!

Began: 04/16/16 at 10:00 AM EDT
Location: 12232 Hancock Street, Carmel, IN 46032
Began: 04/15/16 at 4:00 PM EDT
Ended: 04/15/16 at 7:00 PM EDT
Location: 12232 Hancock Street, Carmel, IN 46032

$15 FFL transfer fee for all firearms produced after 1898, form 4473 and NICS background checks will be completed onsite for all in-house bidders (FFL holders exempt).


1. All property is sold “AS IS” and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin or condition of the property and no statement at the sale, or in bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability.

2. The highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser, and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot, or re-offer the lot for sale. Floor bidders have precedent over absentee bidders in the case of a same-amount winning bid.

3. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of $100 for any lot or portion of any lot not removed by the purchaser within three (3) business days after the day of the sale. Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage to property left on the premises for more than three (3) business days after the date of the sale. At the option of Wickliff &Associates Auctioneers, Inc., the merchandise may be transferred to, and stored at a bonded warehouse and the purchaser agrees to pay all transfer and storage expenses. Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay a monthly charge of $100 for any lot not paid by the purchaser within thirty (30) days of the date of the sale. 4. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc., or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. reserves the right to hold the merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. a handling charge of $35.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee.

5. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these conditions of sale, including its obligations to pay, in full, the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest bidder, Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law, including (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has failed to pay in full the purchase price or failed to remove from the premises within (30) days, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale.

6. In no event will the liability of Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc., to any purchaser with respect to any item, exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item.

7. Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc. may, in its discretion, and at purchaser’s request, package and have items shipped as directed by the purchaser. In such event, the purchaser agrees that (a) all such packaging, handling and shipping is at sole risk of the purchaser and that Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc, shall have no liability for any loss or damage to such items, and (b) purchaser shall pay in advance, all packaging expenses, including labor, materials, postage, all carrier fees and insurance charges.

8. All purchases are subject to the Indiana 7% sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a sales tax exemption number, or is shipping out of state. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Indiana if presented with business card or letterhead.

9. A premium equal to 15% for live, phone and absentee bidders and 20% for online bidders of the final bid price will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer, as part of the final purchase price 10. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms announced at the time of sale.

Please be advised that the Carmel Marathon is this Saturday, April 16th. This event WILL impact your travel route to Wickliff Auctioneers with road closures, lane restrictions and delays. Plan to leave home early; the firearms auction will begin promptly at 10 a.m.

For a map of race route details, with projected time frame of where runners will be during the day, click here. Or click here for a news release listing details of delays and closures.

Below are two suggested access routes for April 16th auction. Note: all methods will cross a Marathon route, but none of these options will share a route; expect periodic delays at the route crossings.

  1. From US 31 (travelers coming from either the north or the south)- take the Main Street exit off of US 31 (just north of our location), then east to Pennsylvania, then south to Carmel Drive, then east to Hancock Street, south on Hancock to our location.  Drivers will only cross the Marathon route at Carmel Drive and Old Meridian Street (near the Meijer store)
  2. From Keystone Avenue- take 116th Street west to Guilford Avenue, then north on Guilford to Carmel Drive, then west on Carmel Drive to Hancock Street, then south on Hancock to our location.  Drivers will only cross the Marathon route at the intersection of Carmel Drive and City Center Drive.

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