6/18/2021 - American Historical Ephemera and Photography: Timed Auction - ends 6/28

Past Auction

June 18, 2021 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


Cowan’s, a Hindman Company, is pleased to present the June 18-28 American Historical Ephemera & Photography: Timed Auction. Included in this auction are several lots containing military accoutrements, patriotic textiles, and veterans’ memorabilia from the Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr; fine paper and cased images from the Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography; and selections from the Richard B. Cohen Civil War Collection including images and documents associated with the Union Navy, some featuring the Brown Water Navy and scarce Mississippi Marine Brigade. Other highlights include Lady Bicycle and Trick Riders tobacco cards (Lot 789), a remarkable albumen photograph featuring formerly enslaved persons at Hilton Head Island with Union soldiers (Lot 722), a signed photograph of the crew of Apollo 11 (Lot 775), and a wide array of political ephemera and Western Americana.


Kaylan Gunn
513-871-1670 x216

By Appointment Only

Auction Begins Closing
Monday, June 28, 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.

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-when you are outbid on any lot
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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