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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**Smith and Wesson 5-screw .38 Military & Police Model of 1905 4th Change DA Revolver
Lot # 1365 - **Smith and Wesson 5-screw .38 Military & Police Model of 1905 4th Change DA Revolver
.38 S&W Special caliber, 6” barrel, S/N 258371. Nickel finish, matching numbers, checkered wood gold medallion grips.
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Patent Information Relating to Horace Smith and Da
Lot # 54 - Patent Information Relating to Horace Smith and Da
Includes:
Patent #1,059 - October 9, 1860;  
Patent #5,710 - December 30, 1873;
Patent #10,535 - February 14, 1854 (includes a reissue of Patent #279 - October 10, 1854);
Patent #10,535 - February 14, 1854;
Patent # 24,666 - July 5, 1859; and
Patent #30,990 - December 18, 1860.
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Model 1777 Flintlock Musket Modified to <i>An 9</i> Specifications
Lot # 107 - Model 1777 Flintlock Musket Modified to An 9 Specifications
French.  .69 caliber, 44.75" smoothbore round barrel, octagonal at the breech and marked "Mle 1777 Ce." Original flint, lock has brass pan, plate marked "Mre. Imp. / de Mutzig;" action functions properly.  Three-band walnut stock with cut-out cheek rest, iron furniture and ramrod.
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*Smith & Wesson Model 648 Revolver
Lot # 832 - *Smith & Wesson Model 648 Revolver
.22 M.R.F. caliber, 5 7/8" barrel, S/N BEZ9993. Stainless finish, wood grips. In original box with tools and paperwork.
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Dittmars One-Pound Powder Can
**Japanese WWII Arisika Type 38 rifle
Military Binoculars, Lot of Five
Lot # 57 - Military Binoculars, Lot of Five
The binoculars include French, German and American.
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Colt Third Model Derringer
Lot # 1274 - Colt Third Model Derringer
.41 rimfire caliber, 2.5" barrel. Top of barrel marked -COLT- in italics. Silver-plated finish over bronze, with ivory grips.
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Burnside Percussion Carbine
Lot # 333 - Burnside Percussion Carbine
.54 caliber, 21" round barrel, S/N 9762. Breechblock is numbered 13017. Blued finish with case colored frame, buttplate, lock and hammer. Blued lever and breechblock. Walnut stock and forearm.
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Butler .22 Caliber Pistol in Original Box
Lot # 656 - Butler .22 Caliber Pistol in Original Box
This pistol comes in original box which has the serial number 18511 imprinted on it.
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Civil War Sharps Rifle Socket Bayonet Model 1855 Configuration
Lot # 151 - Civil War Sharps Rifle Socket Bayonet Model 1855 Configuration
18" unmarked blade, 3" socket. Socket diameter is .817,  face flute is 16.3/4 overall length is 21".
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Flintlock Fowler
Lot # 530 - Flintlock Fowler
.67 caliber, 34" round smoothbore laminated twist barrel. Front sight on a four-point star inlaid silver base. Breech with gold inlaid hunting hound scene and maker's name in script, reconverted to flint. Lockplate has edge engraving and inlaid gold hound motif with maker's name SCOTT. Walnut half-stock with checkered forestock and wrist; cheek piece on the reverse. Silver barrel pin plates, engraved iron mountings including the triggerguard with inlaid silver shield-shaped escutcheon and pineapple finial. Complete with wood ramrod.
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Austrian Lorenz  Musket
Lot # 231 - Austrian Lorenz Musket
.52 caliber, 37" octagonal-to-round barrel with large notched rear barrel sight; blade front sight. Lockplate marked with "860." Walnut stock with cheek piece.
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Model 1912 Cavalry Ring Cartridge Belt
Lot # 408 - Model 1912 Cavalry Ring Cartridge Belt
US 1912 experimental Cavalry ring belt for use with the 1912 horse equipment. Maker marked R. H.. Long 1918.
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*Winchester Model 1917 Bolt Action Rifle
Lot # 119 - *Winchester Model 1917 Bolt Action Rifle
.30-06 cal., 24" barrel, S/N 471495. Blue finish, walnut stocks, CAI import marked.
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**Steven's Model 94 Single-Shot Shotgun with Alofs Auto-Loading System
Lot # 1265 - **Steven's Model 94 Single-Shot Shotgun with Alofs Auto-Loading System
12 ga., 26" barrel, S/N 143. Walnut stocks. Alofs patent loader for single-shot shotguns. Makes them into repeaters. Neat curio.
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German WWII Repro and Display Copies Military Insignia large Lot
Lot # 464 - German WWII Repro and Display Copies Military Insignia large Lot
Lot includes cuff titles, uniform insignia, medal cases, breast eagles, belt buckles, medal ribbons and more.
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Revolutionary War Era Copy of a Grasshopper Cannon and Carriage
**German Prima Krupp Stahl Double-Barrel Shotgun
Lot # 732 - **German Prima Krupp Stahl Double-Barrel Shotgun
16 gauge, 29" barrel, S/N 947 33 1515. With scroll engraved frame, engraved screws and triggerguard. Double set triggers. Walnut pistol grip buttstock with raised cheek piece and checkered fore-grip with engraved push down rod.
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