Historic Firearms and Early Militaria:<br>2-Day Live Salesroom Auction 4/26 & 4/27

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exhibition times

Monday, April 29, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST
Tuesday, April 30, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. EST

sale times

Tuesday, April 26, 10:00 AM ET
Wednesday, April 27, 10:00 AM ET

4/26 and 4/27 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction

Cowan's and Little John's Major Spring Historic Firearms and Early Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction 

April 26, 2016
Day One
of our Firearms and Militaria auction will feature two of the best collections to come to auction: "The Mel Flanagan Collection of European and American Arms, Part II and The M. Clifford (Cliff) and Lynne B. Young Collection of Confederate Arms.  Both are stellar collections. The remaining portion of the auction will include an excellent selection of fresh-to-the-market rifles, pistols, uniforms, shotguns, powderhorns, Bowie knives and accoutrements. Important historic weapons come to the auction block and competitive bidding is expected for this sale. 

Lots 1 - 67The Mel Flanagan Collection of European and American Arms, Part II
Lots 68 - 109The Cliff and Lynne Young Collection of Confederate Arms
Lots 110 - 704 - Other Collections including The Raymond Geddes Collection of Civil War Arms

April 27, 2016
Day Two of our Firearms and Militaria auction will feature over 600 lots of rifles, pistols, uniforms, shotguns, powderhorns, Bowie knives and accoutrements. Important historic weapons come to the auction block and competitive bidding is expected for this sale. 

Lots 705 - 1321 - 600+ lots of rifles, pistols, uniforms, shotguns, powderhorns, Bowie knives and accoutrements.

Day Two is not listed in the print catalog but can be viewed online orclick here to download a printable PDF catalog.  

auction notes

Preview:
Monday, April 25, 2016: 12:00 - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2016: 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2016: 8:00 - 10:00 AM

Auction:
Day One - Tuesday, April 26, 2016: 10:00 AM ET
Day Two - Wednesday, April 27, 2016: 10:00 AM ET

Note - For each lot, the Buyer's Premium is 15[%]

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Live Salesroom Auction
 
Lot #2 - Early Elliptical Bore Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol, marked LDB
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Sold: $1,495.00
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Lot #3 - Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by Bond
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Sold: $2,070.00
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Lot #4 - European Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol
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Sold: $3,450.00
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Lot #5 - Pair of Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistols by Fothergill
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Sold: $3,105.00
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Lot #6 - Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by D. Moore
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Sold: $3,220.00
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Lot #7 - English Three-Barrel Tap Action Pistol by Twigg
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Sold: $1,380.00
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Lot #8 - A. J. Peavey Breech Loading Knife Pistol
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Sold: $4,025.00
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Lot #9 - Charles Lancaster Four-Shot Pistol
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Sold: $6,600.00
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Lot #10 - Brass Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistol with Folding Bayonet by Grice, London
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Sold: $2,645.00
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Lot #11 - Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistol by Ketland
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Sold: $3,737.50
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Lot #12 - Brass Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistol with Folding Bayonet by Grice
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Sold: $2,880.00
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Lot #13 - Unique Indian Katar Percussion Pistol
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Sold: $5,700.00
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Lot #14 - Rare Heinrich Genhart Ten-Shot Turret Pistol
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Sold: $8,625.00
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Lot #15 - Rare Square Butt Charles Lancaster Four-Shot Pistol
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Sold: $3,360.00
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Lot #16 - Pair of Spanish Miquelet Lock Blunderbuss Cannon-Barrel Pistols by Carbonell
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Sold: $5,462.50
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Lot #17 - Pair of French Elliptical Bore Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistols with Folding Bayonets, Marked Rainkin
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Sold: $1,955.00
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Lot #18 - Belgian Twenty-Shot Pinfire Revolver
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Sold: $5,750.00
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Lot #19 - Engraved Percussion Knife Pistol
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Sold: $2,875.00
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Lot #20 - Centerfire Cartridge LeMat Revolver
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Sold: $9,775.00
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Lot #21 - Pair of Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistols by JW Richards, London
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Sold: $3,105.00
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Lot #22 - English Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol
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Sold: $2,875.00
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Lot #23 - English Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by Bond
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Sold: $4,887.50
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Lot #24 - Tortoise Shell Percussion Knife Pistol
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Sold: $1,955.00
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Lot #25 - Belgian Eight-Shot Percussion Pistol
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Sold: $3,450.00
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Lot #26 - English Four-Barrel Tap Action Flintlock Pistol by Brander & Potts
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Sold: $2,530.00
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Lot #27 - Double-Hammer Six-Shot Percussion Pepperbox by Purdey of London
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Sold: $3,737.50
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Lot #28 - Urwin & Rodgers Percussion Knife Pistol
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Sold: $1,840.00
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Lot #29 - Dumonthier Pinfire Knife Pistol
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Sold: $2,530.00
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Lot #30 - Cased Pair of Irish Flintlock Dueling Pistols by Pattison
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Sold: $4,600.00
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Lot #31 - English Two Barrel Tap Action Flintlock Pistol By Jover
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Sold: $1,495.00
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Lot #32 - Late 15th Century Iron Wheellock
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Sold: $862.50
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Lot #33 - **Korilbri Pistol
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Sold: $1,725.00
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Lot #34 - **Mainville 18-Shot Flare Signal / Tear Gas Gun
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Sold: $747.50
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Lot #35 - Austrian Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol, Marked Valentin Holenburg
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Sold: $3,220.00
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Lot #36 - Double-Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol By Brown, London
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Sold: $11,500.00
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Lot #37 - Jarre 10-Shot Harmonica Pistol
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Sold: $9,200.00
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Lot #38 - Early European Flintlock Four-Shot Pistol by Locke
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Sold: $2,875.00
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Lot #39 - English Brass Frame Boxlock with Folding Bayonet Marked Canterbury Green
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Sold: $1,265.00
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Lot #40 - Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by John Richards, London
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Sold: $3,220.00
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Lot #41 - Silver-Mounted Spanish Miquelet Blunderbuss Pistol
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Sold: $4,600.00
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Lot #42 - American Seven-Shot Flintlock Volley Gun
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Sold: $9,775.00
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Lot #43 - English Flintlock Blunderbuss by Brasher
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Sold: $2,875.00
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Lot #44 - Austrian Flintlock Elliptical Bore Blunderbuss by N. Oesterlein
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Sold: $2,645.00
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Lot #45 - Mid-18th Century English Flintlock Blunderbuss Marked T.P. London
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Sold: $2,990.00
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Lot #46 - Italian Elliptical Bore Flintlock Blunderbuss
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Sold: $2,760.00
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Lot #47 - Flintlock Blunderbuss Carbine by Perry, London
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Sold: $9,200.00
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Lot #48 - Swiss Elliptical Bore Flintlock Blunderbuss
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Sold: $2,875.00
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Lot #49 - Belgian Flintlock Blunderbuss by Laurent Gilles
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Sold: $2,185.00
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Lot #50 - English Blunderbuss by Ketland & Co.
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Sold: $2,875.00
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Lot #51 - Elliptical Bore Flintlock Blunderbuss with Folding Stock by Mercier
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Sold: $3,450.00
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