12/5/2019 - Historic Photography: Timed Auction - ends 12/16

Past Auction

December 05, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati


Cowan's Historic Photography: Timed Auction offers a fascinating and varied assemblage of nineteenth and early twentieth century photography, including cased images, paper photography, and photographic cases, representing a wide variety of historical subjects and collecting interests, from Civil War portraiture to views of the unique landscape of the American west. Featured in this auction are lots from a number of important collections including the Marvin Lieber Collection of Early Photographica and the Charles A. and Frances Swedlund Collection of Early Photography.  

Auction Launches
Thursday, December 5, 2019 

Auction Begins Closing
Monday, December 16, 2019 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.

Email Notification
You will receive an email notification:
-each time you place a bid
-when you are outbid on any lot
-at the close of the auction if you are the high bidder

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.

Exhibition Times

Contact Info

Katie Horstman