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.54 CALIBER RIFLE CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER RIFLE CARTRIDGE

Regulation tan paper cartridge for the .54 caliber rifle. This is the less commonly encountered .54 caliber cartridge. Known as the "regulation" or "American military" style of cartridge, i.e., powder… (490-1987). Learn More »

.50 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE – POULTNEY PATENT

.50 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE – POULTNEY PATENT

Paper and brass foil cartridge for Maynard carbine. Features the flat nosed bullet at top and the large brass disc soldered to the bottom. This is the paper and foil cartridges manufactured under… (490-1988). 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 »

SCARCE 56-52 “F.V.V. & Co.” SPENCER CARTRIDGE

SCARCE 56-52 “F.V.V. & Co.” SPENCER CARTRIDGE

The Spencer “56-52” cartridge was a .50 caliber Spencer cartridge made for the civilian market. The Ordnance Department never bought any of these. Fitch, Van Vechten & Company was only in… (490-1995). Learn More »

$85.00
ON HOLD

.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 »

$35.00
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SECTIONED GALLAGER CARBINE CARTRIDGE

SECTIONED GALLAGER CARBINE CARTRIDGE

This is the paper and foil cartridge manufactured under Poultney’s patent.  The patent (#40,988 dated December 15, 1863) was originally granted to Thomas Rodman and Silas Crispin who assigned it to… (490-1989). Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

.52 CALIBER SHARPS LINEN CARTRIDGE

.52 CALIBER SHARPS LINEN CARTRIDGE

Complete cartridge for the .52 caliber Sharps carbine or rifle in excellent condition. The cartridge case is rolled of fine linen and tissue paper was glued to close the back end. This tube was then… (490-1950). Learn More »

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 »

.54 CAL. ROUND BALL CARTRIDGE

.54 CAL. ROUND BALL CARTRIDGE

Paper cartridge containing .54 caliber round ball and gun powder, wrapped in U.S. regulation style. The ball was rolled in tan cartridge paper, tied with twine above and below, the tube filled with… (490-2058). Learn More »

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

Nice original paste board container of Civil War musket caps.  Round container covered with green paper on top and around sides. Perfect round label remains on top with nice graphics. Container is in… (490-2044C). Learn More »

$95.00
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100 COUNT PACK OF REVOLVER PERCUSSION CAPS BY GAUPILLAT

100 COUNT PACK OF REVOLVER PERCUSSION CAPS BY GAUPILLAT

Nice original paste board container of ribbed revolver percussion caps.  Round container covered with green paper sealing the two halves. Round labels remain on top and bottom with nice… (490-2047). Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

Nice original paste board container of “Hicks’ Army Caps”.  Round container covered with green paper on top and around sides. Perfect round label remains on top with nice graphics. Container is… (490-2045). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

100 COUNT PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS BY GOLDMARK

100 COUNT PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS BY GOLDMARK

Nice original paste board container about half full of Civil War musket caps.  Round container covered with green paper on top and around sides. Perfect round label remains on top. Container is in… (490-2044A). Learn More »

$95.00
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“ELEY / LONDON” MARKED TIN OF PISTOL CAPS

“ELEY / LONDON” MARKED TIN OF PISTOL CAPS

Small japanned tin of percussion caps for pistols and revolvers. Raised text on lid reads “ELEY / LONDON”. Much of the Japanned finish has worn away leaving tin with a dark gray color. About 20… (490-2048). Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

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 »

ETHAN ALLEN AND COMPANY VEST POCKET DERINGER

ETHAN ALLEN AND COMPANY VEST POCKET DERINGER

You have to hand it to Ethan Allen for a concealable weapon. These pistols are just four inches long and deserve the name, “vest pocket deringer.” The barrel pivots to the right to load a single… (490-2170). Learn More »

$350.00
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PAINTING ON MASON BOARD OF THE SPRINGS HOTEL AT GETTYSBURG

This painting is similar to a print of the Springs Hotel done by J. C. Davis for famous Gettysburg historian John B. Bachelder. The print was used by Bachelder in two of his books, “Popular Resorts, and How to Reach Them” and “Gettysburg: What… (P13188). Learn More »

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