1/19/2017 - Historic Autographs and Maps: Timed Online Auction - ends 1/30

Past Auction

January 19, 2017 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends January 30, 2017


Historic Autographs and Maps: Timed Online Auction

Cowan's is pleased to present its Historical Autograph and Map: Timed Online Auction.  Items include a wide variety of signatures from American politicians from the founding to the present, sharp shooter Annie Oakley, European rulers and royalty, famous Zionists and more.  The sale also features many maps and various regions of the United States and different parts of the world. 

Bidding Opens: January 19, 2017 at noon
Bidding Closes: January 30, 2017 at noon 

Buyer's Premium for this auction is 20% for bids placed on www.cowans.com.

Timed Auction
Special Collections items are available for absentee bidding only. You can browse the catalog and place bids at any time.

Absentee Bidding
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.

1-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.

Extended Bidding

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 15 minute period.

Email Notification
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 from Cowan’s home office, 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 payment@cowans.com, or call our office at 513-871-1670.

There will be a Buyer’s Premium charge of  20% added to the final price of each item sold in this auction.