Cowan’s December 2006 Auction to Feature Historic Firearms and Early Militaria
WHAT: Cowan’s Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Auction
WHERE: Starlite Ballroom
5994 Linneman St., California, OH 45228
WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Preview: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, December 7, 2006
Preview: 9:00 AM -11:00 AM
Auction – 11:00 AM
Friday, December 8, 2006
Preview: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Auction – 11:00 AM
DETAILS: One of the finest quality firearms and Civil War auctions in the Midwest, this two-day, free public auction features 1,000 fresh-to-the-market items, nearly all without reserves, including 500 antique firearms and 100 swords and edged weapons. Among the weapons are presentation swords, ID’d swords and Bowie Knives. Auction highlights include a great assortment of Civil War and prior American war accoutrements including belt plates, buckles and epaulets, a fine grouping of early American militia uniforms and headgear, and an outstanding grouping of late Indian War era uniforms and headgear. Also featured is a rare Civil War battle flag of 1st North Carolina colored heavy artillery, as well as a confederate officer’s kepi and uniform jacket belonging to James R. Wilson, Co. D Cobb’s Legion, Georgia. Among other historic firearm and early militaria treasures are a Henry rifle, 2nd model and a Scottish basket hilt sword of Revolutionary War Colonel Nicholas Quackenbush, assistant quatermaster for the state of New York under George Washington.
15% Buyer’s Premium
Cash, Check, VISA, Mastercard accepted.
Telephone, absentee, and Internet bidding available
Entire auction catalog viewable online at www.cowanauctions.com
Printed catalogs available for $35.
C. Wesley Cowan, Auctioneer (#57199568969)
Jackie Erp, Auctioneer (#200100759)
Danica M. Farnand, Apprentice Auctioneer (#2004000153)
Reid Sikes, Apprentice Auctioneer (#2004000109)
Licensed and bonded in favor the state of Ohio
About Cowan’s Auctions, Inc.
As one of the nation’s leading auction houses with sales approaching $15 million, Cowan’s has been helping individuals and institutions build important collections for more than a decade. The company’s four divisions of Historical Americana, American Indian and Western Art, American/European Furniture, Paintings and Decorative Arts, and Historic Firearms & Early Militaria hold semi-annual cataloged sales that routinely set records for rare offerings
Through its extensive mailing list of more than 10,000 collectors, dealers and institutional clients, each Cowan’s auction typically attracts more than 1,000 bidders from across the globe. To learn more about Cowan’s visit our website at www.cowanauctions.com.
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