Alderfer Auction - Firearms



Welcome to Alderfer Auction, Your Trusted Federal Firearms Dealer in Southeastern Pennsylvania

At Alderfer Auction, we pride ourselves on being a licensed Federal Firearms Dealer (FFL), as well as holding a valid SOT License (Class 3) offering a comprehensive suite of services for both buyers and sellers of firearms. Located in the heart of southeastern Pennsylvania, we ensure every transaction complies with the stringent regulations set forth by the Local, State, and Federal Government, guaranteeing peace of mind and security for our clients.

Expert Handling of Over 60,000 Firearms

Our seasoned experts with a combined experience of over 40 years have successfully managed the sale of more than 60,000 firearms, ranging from military, antique, and collectible pieces to modern, sporting, and field firearms. Whether you're interested in long guns, shotguns, or handguns our team is skilled in all aspects of firearms including, describing, cataloging, historical value, photographing, and advertising each item to ensure it reaches the right audience.

Estate Planning and Firearm Auction Services

For over 60 years, Alderfer Auction has been a trusted partner in estate planning, helping countless clients ensure their cherished collections are handled with care and expertise. By choosing Alderfer Auction, you can alleviate the stress on your loved ones and maximize the return on your investment, knowing your collection will be managed according to your wishes.

Comprehensive Firearm Appraisal Services

Our Firearm Specialists are equipped to provide detailed written appraisals, reflecting the fair market value for various purposes, including insurance, equitable distribution, and family division. Whether you're dealing with bankruptcy liquidations or managing a single-owner collection of thousands of firearms, Alderfer Auction has the experience and capability to handle your needs.

Maximizing Exposure Through Online Auctions

Each Alderfer Firearm Auction features an online component, significantly broadening the reach of each item. This digital approach allows collectors worldwide to participate and bid from the comfort of their homes, as well as accepting phone bids, and absentee bids. Ensuring consignors achieve maximum exposure and results for their items.

A Wide Range of Firearm Accessories and Outdoor Sports Equipment

In addition to firearms, Alderfer Auction offers an extensive selection of accessories related to hunting, shooting, and outdoor sports. From reloading equipment and ammunition to optics, knives, and clothing, we cater to all your needs under one roof.

Year-Round Buyouts and Consignments

Alderfer Auction is continuously accepting buyouts and consignments, whether from a single piece to a large collection or estates. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional service and achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients.


Very Early (1956) Colt Python Double Action Revolver

.357 Mag. 6" bbl. SN 668. 98% blued finish shows light handling with faint cylinder drag line, very small scratch on bottom of barrel rib and a few scattered very light freckles, very good bore, vent rib, adjustable rear sight, wide serrated hammer and ribbed trigger, smooth wood grips show light handling. It's hard to find an early Python this nice.

Sold for $6,000

Browning Citori Grade VI Over/Under Shotgun

12 Ga. 30" bbls, 2 3/4" chambers, invector chokes 3 included, SN 14230PNS43. 98% blue finish on barrels shows light handling with small 1/4" area of oxidation on left side of muzzle on top barrel, vent rib with mid bead, engraved white receiver with gold ducks on right side, pheasants on left side and bird dog on bottom, ejectors, engraved trigger guard with gold Quail, wide serrated gold tone target trigger, high grade checkered wood stock and forearm show average handling with area of light scratches on left side of butt stock. Browning luggage style case. LOP 14 3/8".

Sold for $10,800

Antique Cased Pair of Purdey Dueling Pistols

Matching Pair: .54 Bore Pistols, 9 1/8" Octagon Barrels, SN 913 and 914. Good bores with scattered freckles. Front bead sight, engraved locks with 30% case color, engraved hammers, tang, trigger guard, and pommel. Checkered bag-style wood stocks with horn nose caps. Comes with wood case, accessories: loading rod, powder flask, caps, wrench, maispring tool, lead balls, and printed label. When you need to settle a disagreement like a gentleman this set will handle the task.

Sold for $18,000

Do you have firearms you want to sell? Consign with us today!

Contact a Specialist

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Barry Doremus​

Firearms Specialist | Cataloger

Barry Doremus joined the Alderfer team in 2017 and works as the Firearms Specialist. Barry has 32 years of experience in the firearms industry buying, selling, valuing, and collecting antique military and modern firearms and militaria. Barry is a native Pennsylvanian and outdoorsman with a special interest in the American Civil War, Military and early American history and exploration.


Grant Souder

Sales Associate | Estates, Firearms & Equipment Specialist

Grant officially joined the Alderfer team in 2019 after several years of sales experience in the vehicle industry. He is a graduate of Christopher Dock High School and Bucks County Community College and specializes is firearms, equipment, vehicles, and general estate items.



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