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BURNSIDE CARBINE BULLET MOLD

BURNSIDE CARBINE BULLET MOLD

Iron mold to cast bullets for the Burnside carbine.  This casts the two-groove type with the dished base.  This is a lip cast type of mold where the lead is poured into the cavity through the edge… (2020-565). Learn More »

VERY NICE PEACOCK POWDER FLASK ASSOCIATED WITH COLT ROOT REVOLVERS

VERY NICE PEACOCK POWDER FLASK ASSOCIATED WITH COLT ROOT REVOLVERS

This flask is French made and often found cased with Colt 1855 New Model Root Revolvers, likely being purchased from the maker by one of Colt’s larger dealers for use in his cased Colts. (See… (30-2209). Learn More »

BRASS BULLET MOLD FOR .31 CAL REVOLVER, MASS. ARMS CO.

BRASS BULLET MOLD FOR .31 CAL REVOLVER, MASS. ARMS CO.

Here is a very good, clean brass mold for pocket model revolvers (.31 caliber). Two cavity type; one round ball, one conical ball. Typical Civil War-era “New Model” Colt type bullet profile.… (30-2144). Learn More »

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

Recovered in central Virginia. Bayonet adapters enabled rifles such as the Model 1817 and Model 1841, as well as Southern-made military rifles, to be mounted with bayonets without weakening barrels by… (1000-2326). Learn More »

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

Recovered in central Virginia. Bayonet adapters enabled rifles such as the Model 1817 and Model 1841, as well as Southern-made military rifles, to be mounted with bayonets without weakening barrels by… (1000-2329). Learn More »

FULL TIN OF 250 MUSKET CAPS BY J. GOLDMARK

FULL TIN OF 250 MUSKET CAPS BY J. GOLDMARK

Soldered tin container with lid for 250 Musket percussion caps. Measures approximately 1 ¾” tall x 2 1/8” in diameter. Printed yellow paper label is glued to lid. Label is complete but covered… (490-2042). Learn More »

US SECOND MODEL .50 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

US SECOND MODEL .50 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

A complete Maynard cartridge, .50 caliber bullet has a nice white patina. Casing with dark olive patina, has split along casing. “MAYNARD” written on casing. Recovered at Fredericksburg, VA. … (R22998T). Learn More »

15 MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

15 MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

Pinfire cartridge for 15mm carbines. Lead bullet in a brass cartridge case. The gun’s hammer struck a rigid wire or “pin” extending from the case. The pin, in turn, set off a percussion cap… (490-1993). Learn More »

RARE 15 MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

RARE 15 MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

Pinfire cartridge for 15mm carbines. Lead bullet in a copper cartridge case. The gun’s hammer struck a rigid wire or “pin” extending from the case. The pin, in turn, set off a percussion cap… (490-1992). Learn More »

.56 CAL. BILLINGHURST & REQUA CARTRIDGE

.56 CAL. BILLINGHURST & REQUA CARTRIDGE

This is a complete non-dug cartridge for the 25-barrel Billinghurst & Requa Battery Gun. The brass cartridge case cylinder is closed with a machined base plug that contains an ignition hole. The… (490-1994). Learn More »

TIN OF REVOLVER PERCUSSION CAPS

TIN OF REVOLVER PERCUSSION CAPS

A very nice Japanned tin of pistol percussion caps. Can is about half full of small ribbed caps. No label of any kind. Probably 90% of Japanned finish remains. Measures approximately 1” tall x 1… (M26360). Learn More »

POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

We recently acquired the effects of Charles E. Dearing (1838-1930,) who served in the 16th Maine during the Civil War. This powder horn was among his papers, relics, and mementos and is in excellent… (766-1103). Learn More »

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VERY SCARCE .45 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGE

VERY SCARCE .45 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGE

Cartridge for large .45 caliber Moore revolver.  David Williamson received a patent in 1864 for this teatfire cartridge. This was essentially a patent evasion to get around Smith & Wesson’s… (490-1985). Learn More »

1848 DATED BATTY “PEACE” FLASK

1848 DATED BATTY “PEACE” FLASK

Calling a military rifleman’s powder flask a “peace” flask is a bit of an contradiction, but the raised central motif of clasped hands on either side, initially symbolizing something more along… (2020-48). Learn More »

US MODEL 1886 MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT FOR THE .45-70

US MODEL 1886 MILLS CARTRIDGE BELT FOR THE .45-70

This H-shaped, heavy, cast belt plate was adopted by the U.S. Army in 1886 and used on what is sometimes called the “loose-loop” belt, which has woven cartridge loops and ends that are secured to… (M26041). Learn More »

FOREHAND AND WADSWORTH VEST POCKET PISTOL

FOREHAND AND WADSWORTH VEST POCKET PISTOL

These .22 caliber single-shot rimfire pistols were made from 1871 to 1890, though totaling only about 2,000 in quantity. Their debt to the Allen and Company vest pocket deringer is obvious, and in… (490-2171). Learn More »

COLT NAVY SIZE FLASK WITH CORD

COLT NAVY SIZE FLASK WITH CORD

This Colt Navy size flask has a good, untouched patina. The face of the flask is decorated in relief with a pair of crossed revolvers at top, with an arc of thirteen stars and a band of sun-rays… (30-2156). Learn More »

FULL PACK OF 12MM FRENCH PINFIRE CARTRIDGES

FULL PACK OF 12MM FRENCH PINFIRE CARTRIDGES

This is a full pack of 25 cartridges in excellent condition.  Green and white plaid box measures approximately 4” x 1 ½” x 1 ¼”. Oval white label is printed with “CARTOUCHES 12 MILLIMETES,… (490-2029). Learn More »

AMERICAN POWDER MILLS BOSTON CIRCULAR LABEL

AMERICAN POWDER MILLS BOSTON CIRCULAR LABEL

Measures 2 ½” in diameter. Nice woodcut of a cannon in center; printed on green paper. Minor damage to each.  [ss] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (516-574). Learn More »

FULL PACK OF .50 CALIBER GALLAGER CARTRIDGES – POULTNEY PATENT

FULL PACK OF .50 CALIBER GALLAGER CARTRIDGES – POULTNEY PATENT

A nice, solid pack containing ten .50 caliber cartridge for the Gallager carbine. These are the paper and brass foil cartridges. Made under Thomas Poultney’s patent of 1863. Label has two areas of… (172-5444). Learn More »


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UNION ARMY AMBULANCE CORPS WAGONS AT BELLE PLAIN LANDING MAY 1864

Scenes of Civil War army camps and depots often give a real chance at seeing army life up close, in detail, and unposed as men go about their tasks unaware of the camera. Sometimes identified as a taken near City Point along the James River, this… (1054-688). Learn More »

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