Cowan's December Arms & Armor: Timed Auction features quality items covering a wide range of collector interests including an eclectic selection of knives, swords, firearms, uniforms, taxidermy, and more. Also included in the auction is a collection of 23 lots (Lots 1 - 20A) sold to benefit the Contemporary Longrifle Foundation.
Cowan’s cannot guarantee items paid for after November 25 will arrive before December 25. For expedited shipping, we recommend using a third-party shipper.
PLEASE NOTE: Previews and Pickups will be by appointment only.
Auction Begins Closing
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 12:00 pm (extended bidding available)
By Appointment Only
Special Collections items are available for absentee bidding only. You can browse the catalog and place bids at any time.
This platform operates using the "proxibid" method - you may place a high bid and the system will bid on your behalf up to that limit.
5-Minute Closing Rule
Starting at 12:00 PM (Noon) on the Final Date, all lots will close starting with lot #1. There will be a 1 minute period between each item until all items close.
Any bids placed within 5 minutes of the closing time will extend bidding by another 15 minutes. This rule will apply continuously until no bids are placed within the 5 minute period.
You will receive an email notification:
-each time you place a bid
-when you are outbid on any lot
-at the close of the auction if you are the high bidder
End of the Auction
You will receive an invoice detailing the hammer price, a buyer's premium charge, sales tax (for Ohio residents) and a shipping quote. To schedule a payment, contact us at email@example.com, or call our office at 513-871-1670.
There will be a Buyer's Premium charge of 25% added to the final price of each item sold in this auction.