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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French 1st Empire Napoleonic Officer's Flintlock Pistol
Lot # 512 - French 1st Empire Napoleonic Officer's Flintlock Pistol
.58 caliber, 5" round barrel, tang marked "M. an 9." Original flint. Lock engraved "Maubeuge / Manuf.'e N.'el."  Wood full-stock with club grip, iron furniture. Complete with ramrod.
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Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver
Lot # 247 - Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver
.44 cal., 8" round barrel, S/N 132792. Iron backstrap, brass triggerguard, sub-inspectors' marks on the cylinder, backstrap, barrel, triggerguard. All numbers match except the wedge, which is unnumbered. One-piece walnut grips.
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Custom Hunting Knife by <i>Tommy Lee</i>
Lot # 1760 - Custom Hunting Knife by Tommy Lee
9.625" o.a.l., 5.375" Damascus blade, ivory handles, engraved hilt. Elephant hide sheath.
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Civil War Model 1860 Cavalry Sword by C. Roby with One-Line Address
Lot # 198 - Civil War Model 1860 Cavalry Sword by C. Roby with One-Line Address
34.75" blade with single fuller. Marked at ricasso C. Roby.  Leather and brass wire wrapped handle.  Brass guard and pommel.  Metal scabbard.
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Burnside Civil War Carbine, 5th Model
Lot # 1319 - Burnside Civil War Carbine, 5th Model
.54 caliber, 21" barrel, S/N 10375. Top of receiver marked Burnside Patent/Model of 1864. With two inspector's cartouches on the right of the wrist. With iron saddle bar and ring and rear swivel. Walnut stock and forearm.
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* Stevens Model 620 Trench Shotgun
Lot # 420 - * Stevens Model 620 Trench Shotgun
12 ga. 20" barrel, S/N 23921. Blue finish, walnut stocks. Marked U.S. on left side of frame.
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French Lithograph of the <i>Noble Savage: an Indian Princess</i>
Lot # 278 - French Lithograph of the Noble Savage: an Indian Princess
A lovely bare-breasted maiden in full headdress with bobbles and beads. Frame measures 18 x 23".
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US WWII Army Officers' Uniforms, Lot of Three
Lot # 216 - US WWII Army Officers' Uniforms, Lot of Three
Lot includes: two major's Air Corps uniforms, dressed out.

One 6th Corp Captain's uniform, dressed out.
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C.H. Ridgon Confederate Revolver
Lot # 336 - C.H. Ridgon Confederate Revolver
.36 caliber, 5" octagonal-to-round barrel, no serial number. Marked with a double punch dot on most of the parts. Marked on top of barrel C.H. Rigdon and appears to be an over-stamp, which is not uncommon. Twelve cylinder stops, Brass backstrap and triggerguard. One-piece walnut grips. Six land and groove rifling with a slight gain twist.
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Three CDVs, Pennsylvania BBGs, Including Gettysburg Participants: James Gwyn, Charles Herring, James Lynch
Lot # 449 - Three CDVs, Pennsylvania BBGs, Including Gettysburg Participants: James Gwyn, Charles Herring, James Lynch
Lot of 3: Albumen on fragmented paper mount of Bvt. Brig. Gen. James Gwyn, Col. 118th PA Inf.; WIA Wilderness, VA 5/64; received 2 brevets. J. Cremer & Co., Philadelphia CDV of Bvt. Brig. Gen. Charles P. Herring, beautifully autographed beneath portrait, Maj., 118th PA Inf.; WIA Fredericksburg, VA 12/62; WIA Dabney's Mills, VA 2/65; received single brevet. J.W. Hurn, Philadelphia carte of Bvt. Brig. Gen. James Canning Lynch, ink autographed as Capt., Co. B.106th PA Vols.; Col., 183rd PA Inf.; received single brevet.
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***Auto Ordnance Model 1928
Lot # 1047 - ***Auto Ordnance Model 1928
.45 caliber, 10.5" barrel with finned barrel 12.5" with flash suppressor, S/N  No. S-116214. Marked on the right side of the frame Auto-Ordnance Corporation Bridgeport Connecticut.  On the left side of the frame is marked Model of 1928 and in the rear Thompson Sub-machine Gun Calibre 45 Automatic Cartridge. Auto ordnance markings and the Thompson logo on the flash suppressor. Blued finish with walnut stock, pistol grip and forearm.  Housed in a reproduction FBI "saxophone"-style leather case, blue line. With brass cleaning rod, oiler, one drum magazine, stick magazine and a reproduction book of instructions.
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Model 1843 Hall North Carbine
Lot # 1332 - Model 1843 Hall North Carbine
.53 caliber, 21" barrel. Top flat of breech marked U.S. S. North Middltn. Conn. 1850. Walnut stock with two barrel bands and saddle bar and ring on left side. With inspectors' cartouches on either side of stock near breech.
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US WWII Assorted Bayonets, Lot of Six
Lot # 186 - US WWII Assorted Bayonets, Lot of Six
Lot includes: two Chinese copies of US bayonets with scabbards; two M-1 Garand short bayonets; one M-5 short bayonet, one M-7 bayonet.
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Farrow Arms No. 1 Deluxe Target Rifle with Two Barrels
Lot # 384 - Farrow Arms No. 1 Deluxe Target Rifle with Two Barrels
.32-40 and .38-55 caliber, 30" round/octagonal barrels, no S/N. Blue finish barrels and frame. Top flat of barrels marked Farrow Arms Co. With rear tang peep sight with one barrel having a globe front sight and the other having a spirit level and wind gauge front sight. With deluxe fancy grained checkered pistol grip walnut stock and checkered forearms. With nickel over brass Schuetzen-style buttplate.
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*WWII Nazi Marked German Mauser K98 Bolt Action Rifle
Lot # 210 - *WWII Nazi Marked German Mauser K98 Bolt Action Rifle
8mm caliber, 23.75" barrel, S/N 9723. Blue finish, hard wood stocks; marked "dot 1944" on receiver, matching numbers.
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Randall Hunting Knives, Lot of Four
Lot # 644 - Randall Hunting Knives, Lot of Four
No. 3: 6" blade, stag handle, leather football logo, smooth button sheath and orange stone.

No. 8: 4" blade, stag handle, leather football logo, smooth button sheath and orange stone.

No. 11: 5" blade, stacked leather washer handle. Leather football logo, smooth button sheath and orange stone.

No. 25: 5" blade tracker, stag and stacked leather washer handle. Leather football logo, smooth button sheath and orange stone.
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British Silver Mounted Percussion Pistol
Lot # 811 - British Silver Mounted Percussion Pistol
.460 cal., 5.5" octagonal barrel, with patent breech. Back-action percussion lock, walnut stock with German silver furniture.  Missing ramrod.
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**Colt Model 1903 Semi-Auto Pistol, First Year Production
*B. Rizzini Model 792EML Over/Under Shotgun
Lot # 627 - *B. Rizzini Model 792EML Over/Under Shotgun
20 ga., 27.625" barrels with open chokes, S/N 14209. Blue barrels, silver engraved receiver, walnut checkered stocks, adjustable comb, LOP 14" over Old English pad, single selective trigger. Original box, hard plastic carrying case.
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