Cowan's American History: Timed Online Auction is comprised of a wide range of early photography, autographs, manuscripts, advertising, political ephemera and more. Items range from the Revolutionary War period through the mid-20th Century. Highlights of the auction includes cased images, CDVs, documents and correspondence, medical equipment and more; fine daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes from several important private collections in early photography.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET
Auction Begins Closing
Monday, October 9, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET (extended bidding available)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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