Cowan’s first Arms, Armor and Militaria sale of 2022 features a wide selection of firearms, uniform accessories, and edged weapons from various international conflicts of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Included are large collections of medals and caps from various European conflicts and United States military arms from the late 18th century up to the Vietnam War-era.

PLEASE NOTE: Previews and Pickups will be by appointment only.

Tim Carey
Director, Arms & Armor
513-871-1670 x227

Auction Begins Closing
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 12:00 pm (extended bidding available) 

By Appointment Only 

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.

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.

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 5 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 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.

Buyer's Premium
25% added to the final price of each item sold in this auction