Firearms & Militaria

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Department Director

Firearms Department
Specialist

Contact Information
513.871.1670 (ext. 227) or firearms@cowans.com

   John Gangel
Specialist: Orange, CA

Contact Information

714.939.1170 or johngangel@cowans.com


Jack Lewis
has 36 years experience in the firearms industry. Jack is nationally known for his expertise in the Springfield Arsenal and the Frankford Arsenal. Jack is a Life member of both the National Rifle Association and the Ohio Gun Collectors Association. He is also a member of the American Society of Arms Collectors.

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Two Civil War Army Hospital Bottles
Lot # 1033 - Two Civil War Army Hospital Bottles
9.5" tall mold blown dark green glass with applied lip, embossed "U.S.A. / HOSP. DEPT" and an excavated 9" aqua-turned-purple bottle retaining glass stopper and original liquid contents, with similar embossed marking in a oval.
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Lot of Three Winchester Advertisements for Ammunition and Rifles
Lot # 94 - Lot of Three Winchester Advertisements for Ammunition and Rifles
Includes two signs: 18.5" x 12.5" Winchester Bolt Action 22s,  11.5" x 13.5" Sonofagun They're Here, and 20" x 14" Winchester-Western Ammunition advertisement. Complete with original cardboard boxes.
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German WWII Military Surplus Ammo, Lot of Eight
Lot # 564 - German WWII Military Surplus Ammo, Lot of Eight
8mm, 15 count boxes, 8 boxes, total 120 surplus rounds. Ammo boxes dated 1940 and '41.
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Merwin & Hulbert Pocket Model DA Revolver
Lot # 1659 - Merwin & Hulbert Pocket Model DA Revolver
.32 caliber, 3” barrel, S/N 6982. Nickel finish, folding hammer spur; pearl grips.
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Three CDVs, Including Engineer BBG: Miles McAlester, Daniel McCallum, Gilbert McKibbin
Lot # 325 - Three CDVs, Including Engineer BBG: Miles McAlester, Daniel McCallum, Gilbert McKibbin
Lot of 3: Anonymous view of Miles Daniel McAlester, pencil signed on verso as U.S. Engr., U.S. Army 1st Bttn Engineers, received single brevet. Brady/Anthony carte of Daniel Craig McCallum, Military Director and Superintendent of the Union Railroads, received two brevets. Gurney & Son, New York CDV of Gilbert H. McKibbin, 2nd Lt. and 1st Lt. 51st NY; Capt. & Asst. Adj. Gen. U.S. Vols.; received single brevet. 
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*Heckler & Koch Model HK300 Semi-Auto Rifle
Lot # 1425 - *Heckler & Koch Model HK300 Semi-Auto Rifle
.22 magnum caliber, 19.75" barrel, S/N 018379. Blue finish, walnut checkered stock, detachable scope mount, Tasco World Class 3-9x50 variable scope, 5-rd. magazine.
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Massive Percussion Punt Gun
Lot # 985 - Massive Percussion Punt Gun
1" bore, 98" barrel, 112" overall length. Percussion. A punt gun is a type of extremely large shotgun used in the 19th and early 20th centuries for shooting large numbers of waterfowl for commercial harvesting.
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Colt's Patent Mold with Two Conical .44 Cavities
Lot # 28 - Colt's Patent Mold with Two Conical .44 Cavities
Colt's Patent-marked iron bullet mold with two conical .44 caliber cavities, finished "in the white." Possibly for a Colt Model 1855 percussion revolving rifle.
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Colt Frontier Six-Shooter Single Action Army Revolver
Lot # 298 - Colt Frontier Six-Shooter Single Action Army Revolver
.44-40 caliber, 4.75" barrel, S/N 140295. Blue/case colored finish, hard rubber grips, 1891 date of mfg.
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*Winchester Model 24
Lot # 1836 - *Winchester Model 24
12 gauge, 30" barrel length, S/N 57759. Walnut stock with checkered pistol grip and forearm.  Blued barrel and receiver.
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Gun Boxes, Lot of Six
Lot # 1312 - Gun Boxes, Lot of Six
Lot includes 2 boxes for Browning Hi Power pistols, S&W mahogany display boxes for 6" N frame and 4" K frame revolvers (one has cleaning tools and screwdriver), 2 pc. woodgrain box for Colt Python, brown 1950s-era revolver box. PLUS wooden display box for Franklin Mint silver bars.
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US Civil War Model 1840 Heavy Cavalry Sword, Tiffany Contract
Lot # 1170 - US Civil War Model 1840 Heavy Cavalry Sword, Tiffany Contract
36" German import blade, ricasso marked on the obverse Tiffany & Co. / New York and "PDL," the German maker's mark of Paul D. Laudersloss, on the reverse. Hilt has leather and wire-wrapped grip and a threebranch iron guard unique to this contract. Complete with iron scabbard.
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Model 1763/66 Revolutionary Manufactured Single-Shot Flintlock Pistol, <i>Charleville</i>
Lot # 105 - Model 1763/66 Revolutionary Manufactured Single-Shot Flintlock Pistol, Charleville
French.  .69 caliber, 9" round barrel proof marked on the breech, tang engraved with model designation "M1763." Original flint, lock with iron pan, flat plate engraved "M N / Gosuin / Charleville;" action in working order. Walnut stock with iron furniture. Complete with iron ramrod.
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Four CDVs, Including U.S. Infantry BBGs: Henry L. Robinson, Richard S. Saterlee, Washington Seawell, Oliver L. Shepherd
Lot # 296 - Four CDVs, Including U.S. Infantry BBGs: Henry L. Robinson, Richard S. Saterlee, Washington Seawell, Oliver L. Shepherd
Lot of 4: Bvt. Brig. Gen. Henry L. Robinson, Capt. & QM officer, Chief QM of Military Railroads in the East., carte by Brady & Co. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Richard S. Satterlee, Surgeon, Col., & Chief Medical Purveyor, carte by Brady/Anthony. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Washington Seawell, Col., 6th US Infantry, carte by E. Anthony with verso revenue stamp. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Oliver Lathrop Shepherd, Col., 15th US Infantry, carte by Philp & Solomon's, Washington.
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Ammunition Lot
Lot # 1507 - Ammunition Lot
Four 330-rd. pkgs. Winchester .22 LR. One 500-rd. Winchester .22 LR. One 550-rd. Remington .22 LR. Two boxes Winchester .410 shotshells, approx. 300 rds. Federal 9mm, approx. 400 rds. Speer Lawman .380 ACP.
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Diana Grade Side-by-Side Exposed Hammers Shotgun, Probably by Bayard
Lot # 1016 - Diana Grade Side-by-Side Exposed Hammers Shotgun, Probably by Bayard
20 gauge, 27.5” barrels, S/N 66931. Scroll and floral engraved receiver with inlaid “Original Diana” on the barrel rib, a gold inlaid archer with DIANA below the figure, plus gold inlaid HERSTAL BELGIQUE and DEMI BLOC on both barrels at the breech. Double triggers, checkered wood stocks and original checkered hard rubber buttplate. Length of pull from the front trigger to the end of the buttplate is 14.5”.
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*Winchester Pre-'64 Model 70 Super Grade Custom Bolt Action Rifle
Lot # 1096 - *Winchester Pre-'64 Model 70 Super Grade Custom Bolt Action Rifle
.243 cal., 26" heavy barrel, S/N 411209. Blue finish, custom walnut checkered stock with Monte Carlo cheek piece. Bausch & Lomb Balsix 6X power scope.
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U.S. 20th Century Case Tested XX Pocket Knife
Lot # 14 - U.S. 20th Century Case Tested XX Pocket Knife
3.25" three blade Cattleman's Equal end pen knife with REPLACEMENT jigged black bone handles.
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US WWII Air Corps EM Tunic Visor Cap
Lot # 144 - US WWII Air Corps EM Tunic Visor Cap
WWII class A four-pocket uniform with English-made shoulder patch. shirt and tie. 
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