Preserving Firearms

Recently, I was asked what was the first Civil War firearm I had owned. I really had to scratch my head and think on it, not because of how many I have owned (just a handful, really), but rather, because … More »

Civil War sketchbook highlights Cowan’s auction

CINCINNATI — Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. will host their American History: Live Salesroom Auction on Nov. 21. The 302-lot auction will be held in Cowan’s salesroom, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and will include scarce daguerreotypes, photographs of the American West, 19th century … More »

Setting up at your First Show

You feel like you have extra items in your collection that you can sell. You believe you are current on pricing. Looking it all over, you believe you have enough stuff to cover an 8-foot table, so you go ahead … More »