Firearm Auction Brings in $11.4 Million 

A two-day auction of high-end firearms and memorabilia in Fairfield reportedly generated sales totaling nearly $11.4 million.About 100 bidders and spectators showed up for the final day of the sale at the James D. Julia Inc. auction house.A highlight was the sale of 40 lots from the Colt firearms collection of Pennsylvania businessman Joseph A. Murphy.Murphy’s collection has been described as the finest, gun for gun, ever tocome to auction. Two other auctions that will include rare piecesfrom Murphy’s collection are scheduled for October and next March.