Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: WWII binoculars, $22,800, Cowan’s

A US Navy ship’s bridge binoculars from World War II sold for $22,800 at an Arms & Armor auction held May 25-26 by Cowan’s in Cincinnati, OH

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By Ken Hall

 

A US Navy ship’s bridge binoculars from World War II sold for $22,800 at an Arms & Armor auction held May 25-26 by Cowan’s in Cincinnati, OH

A US Navy ship’s bridge binoculars from World War II sold for $22,800 at an Arms & Armor auction held May 25-26 by Cowan’s in Cincinnati, OH. Also, a 1902 DWM Luger carbine with stock and hardcase hit the mark for $10,455; a JP Sauer & Sohn M30 World War II Luftwaffe survival drilling changed hands for $9,225; a scarce Type II Colt single-action Army Artillery revolver brought $7,440; and an experimental XB serial numbered inlaid M1 carbine went for $5,700