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GUTTA PERCH PISTOL FLASK

GUTTA PERCH PISTOL FLASK

An especially fine gutta percha/hard rubber powder flask.  Examples of such flasks are found in Ray Riling’s “The Powder Flask Book” (published 1953) on pages 402 and 403.  The entire flask… (30-2142). Learn More »

HOLSTER FOR A FIVE-INCH COLT POCKET REVOLVER

HOLSTER FOR A FIVE-INCH COLT POCKET REVOLVER

This is a brown leather belt holster in good condition for a Colt .32 caliber percussion pocket revolver with a 5-inch barrel. The holster is a simple three-piece construction of the body and flap in… (172-5400). Learn More »

GAYLORD MARKED COLT DRAGOON HOLSTER

GAYLORD MARKED COLT DRAGOON HOLSTER

This large sturdy holster has an “E. Gaylord / Chicopee / Mass.” stamp partially visible on the belt loop. Gaylord was one of the largest suppliers of military accouterments to the government and… (172-5393). Learn More »

EARLY WAR COLT NAVY HOLSTER

EARLY WAR COLT NAVY HOLSTER

This exact pattern of holster, though for an 1860 army, is illustrated by Meadows (1987) page 66 with his comments that it is, “of good quality but non-standard design. It could be a privately… (172-5392). Learn More »

US M1883/4 FRONT SIGHT HOOD

US M1883/4 FRONT SIGHT HOOD

The army issued front sight hoods when requested by officers for .45-70 carbines and rifles to protect the sight from damage and misalignment. This is the 1883/4 milled version with a screw. It is… (998-911). Learn More »

PIETTA REPRODUCTION OF A BRASS FRAMED .44 COLT REVOLVER W/ORIGINAL BOX

PIETTA REPRODUCTION OF A BRASS FRAMED .44 COLT REVOLVER W/ORIGINAL BOX

Reproduction of a .44 Colt in like new condition. Octagon barrel is approx. 8.00 inches long with a good clean bore. All bluing remains on the barrel and cylinder. The loading lever is cased hardened.… (922-25). Learn More »

FRENCH 1785 CONTRACT MUSKET FOR THE STATE OF VIRGINIA CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION- BARREL MARKED “… CITY OF RICHMOND”

FRENCH 1785 CONTRACT MUSKET FOR THE STATE OF VIRGINIA CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION- BARREL MARKED “… CITY OF RICHMOND”

After the Revolution and before the adoption of the Federal Constitution, Virginia realized that she had no source of new arms. In 1785, when Patrick Henry was Governor of the state, the Council of… (1000-256). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ALTERATION OF A STATE OF VIRGINIA SWAN CONTRACT MUSKET MARKED “ORANGE CO.”

CONFEDERATE ALTERATION OF A STATE OF VIRGINIA SWAN CONTRACT MUSKET MARKED “ORANGE CO.”

In 1795 Virginia advertised for a contract to procure 4,000 muskets per annum. Colonel James Swan of Boston offered in September of 1796 to supply 4,000 musket per year for five years for a total of… (1000-289). Learn More »

DRUM CONVERSION OF A STATE OF VIRGINIA SWAN CONTRACT MUSKET MARKED “VA. REGT. FAUQUIER” WITH CUT DOWN STOCK

DRUM CONVERSION OF A STATE OF VIRGINIA SWAN CONTRACT MUSKET MARKED “VA. REGT. FAUQUIER” WITH CUT DOWN STOCK

In 1795 Virginia advertised for a contract to procure 4,000 muskets per annum. Colonel James Swan of Boston offered in September of 1796 to supply 4,000 musket per year for five years for a total of… (1000-245). Learn More »

TOOLED LEATHER MODEL 1851/1861 NAVY SIZE REVOLVER HOLSTER

TOOLED LEATHER MODEL 1851/1861 NAVY SIZE REVOLVER HOLSTER

Several holsters of this configuration for navy size revolvers are illustrated in Meadows and are seen in period photos. They key point of identification is the use of an elongated flap extending in… (172-5395). Learn More »

NEWLY PUBLISHED! “CAPTURED & COLLECTED” – CONFEDERATE REISSUED FIREARMS

NEWLY PUBLISHED! “CAPTURED & COLLECTED” – CONFEDERATE REISSUED FIREARMS

Knott, USN (ret.), Capt. Steven W. Published by The Horse Soldier, 2019. Softcover, 80 pp., heavily illustrated with color photographs. This monograph examines the Confederate system used to recover,… (ST501179). Learn More »

THE CONFEDERATE ENFIELD - NEW REVISED EDITION

THE CONFEDERATE ENFIELD - NEW REVISED EDITION

***NEWLY REVISED EDITION, JUST ARRIVED FROM THE PRINTER!***   Written by Capt. Steven W. Knott, USN (Ret).  Softcover, 54 pages. Contains minor corrections from the first edition, as well as a new… (ST501177). Learn More »

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

We have been lucky enough to acquire two of these scarce instruction sheets for Greene carbines. The carbine was breechloading and Greene’s innovation consisted of a better gas seal, but he obtained… (490-1889). Learn More »

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

DIRECTIONS FOR USING GREENE’S CARBINE

Greene carbines are rare on the collector’s market. The carbine was breechloading and his innovation consisted of a better gas seal, but he obtained a US contract in the late 1850s for only two… (490-1888). Learn More »

MODEL 1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER MANUFACTURED IN 1863

MODEL 1849 COLT POCKET REVOLVER MANUFACTURED IN 1863

Presented here is a classic Colt cap and ball revolver commonly referred to as the 1849 Pocket Model. This personal sidearm, in good original condition overall, features a 4” long, octagonal barrel… (286-517). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE RICHMOND RIFLE MUSKET COMBINATION TOOL

CONFEDERATE RICHMOND RIFLE MUSKET COMBINATION TOOL

These cleverly designed, forged iron musket tools were fabricated at Richmond. See Davies, “CS Armory Richmond,” for photographs of several examples. They combine a double-ended screwdriver blade… (1000-1194). Learn More »

DUTCH-NORWEGIAN 1774 INFANTRY MUSKET WITH A 1740 PRUSSIAN LOCKPLATE

DUTCH-NORWEGIAN 1774 INFANTRY MUSKET WITH A 1740 PRUSSIAN LOCKPLATE

This antique, 18th century military flintlock is a long barrel Revolutionary War composite musket with inherent characteristics of Dutch and Prussian manufacture. The .79 or .80 caliber bore musket… (G3926). Learn More »

$1,675.00
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MODEL 1808 FLINTLOCK MUSKET BY E. STILLMAN

MODEL 1808 FLINTLOCK MUSKET BY E. STILLMAN

This is an original Model 1808 musket, dated 1810, made by Ethan Stillman of Burlington, CT.  Musket is approximately a .71 caliber, single shot muzzleloader very in good condition. One of… (1037-115). Learn More »

$2,295.00
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COMBINATION GUN TOOL FOR THE INDIAN WAR CONVERSION OF THE US MODEL 1855/61

COMBINATION GUN TOOL FOR THE INDIAN WAR CONVERSION OF THE US MODEL 1855/61

The postwar frontier army was armed with conversions and modifications of Civil War arms to metallic cartridge arms into the 1870s. Just about every US rifle or carbine cartridge box of the period has… (1000-2422). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SHARPS CONVERSION COMBINATION SCREWDRIVER

INDIAN WAR SHARPS CONVERSION COMBINATION SCREWDRIVER

Two pivoting screwdriver blades. About 90 percent thinning blue with some rubbing to gray. The U.S. cavalry of the early Indian Wars was largely equipped with Sharps metallic cartridge carbines… (1000-2457). Learn More »


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TWO PIECE VIRGINIA PLATE WITH BELT

Belt is made of leather covered canvas and meas. approx. 31.50 inches long, not including the plate, and 1.75 inches wide. The leather is folded over the canvas and sewn down the center of the back of the belt. Most of the stitching of this central… (1000-767). Learn More »

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