Every time I come to New Orleans, I stop by this place. They have a plethora of antique weapons to look at dating back as far as man has used gunpowder to send a projectile down range toward a target. They also offer a wide variety of paper currency and coins. I have purchased from them before ad they are... 更多
Royal Street has to be one of the nation's most interesting streets for art, antiques, and jewelry. Cohen and Sons is unique on a street famous for its unique antique stores. Cohen and Sons offers documents, maps, antique firearms, coins, and currency from bygone eras but especially from the Civil War. During our last visit we purchased a map from... 更多
This store is fine if all you want to do is look at some old weapons and coins, but don't try buying anything here or you will get ripped off. I spent a lot of time negotiating the sale of 2 gold coins with Jerry but wanted to think about it overnight. When I came back the next day he... 更多
While I couldn't afford anything in here, I sure enjoyed visiting looking and drooling. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable.
Disclaimer: I am absolutely nuts over historical artifacts. I am also passionate about antique firearms. That being said; this store is HEAVEN! The staff is knowledgable and friendly without the overbearing "sell, sell, sell" mantra I've experienced elsewhere. The store is unpretentious as well, putting the emphasis on the stock, which is both extensive and meticulously curated. I saw no... 更多
We have been dealing with the brothers at Cohens for at least 20 years. We never fail to stop in their store when we are in the area. Most of our sales have been over the telephone and we have never sent anything back. What they say is what you get.
Just walking down royal window shopping, we decided to see what was in this shoppe. Very interesting, however, the staff did not pay attention to anyone that did not intend to buy. Disappointing considering word of mouth is the best advertisement. Teenagers even enjoyed looking at the history of the products.