4/9/2021 - American Historical Ephemera & Photography, Featuring Property from a Midwestern Art Museum: Timed Auction - ends 4/20

Past Auction

April 09, 2021 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Cowan’s, a Hindman Company, is pleased to present the April 9-20 American Historical Ephemera & Photography, Featuring Property from a Midwestern Art Museum: Timed Auction. Included in this auction are nearly 60 lots of military accoutrements and veterans’ memorabilia from the Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr, paper and cased images from the Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography, and over 40 lots of fine art posters from a Midwestern Art Museum. Highlights include posters featuring artwork by Swiss designer Erik Nitsche (Lots 20-25), a collection of 38 Confederate covers (Lot 89), a World War II archive of Capt. Charles H. Foertmeyer, M.D., 305th Medical Battalion, 80th Infantry Division (Lot 192), a late Indian Wars-era US Major’s double-breasted frock coat (Lot 307).

Kaylan Gunn
513-871-1670 x216

By Appointment Only

Auction Begins Closing
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm ET (extended bidding available)


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.

There will be a Buyer's Premium charge of 25% added to the final price of each item sold in this auction.

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Katie Horstman