Cartridges & Gun Tools

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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 »

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 »

.45-70 SHELL SCRAPER FOR RELOADING

.45-70 SHELL SCRAPER FOR RELOADING

The army realized that it might be necessary for troops to salvage, reprime and reload expended cartridges. Reloading kits were therefore constructed and supplied on a limited basis. This is a shell… (998-949). Learn More »

REMINGTON COMBINATION SCREWDRIVER

REMINGTON COMBINATION SCREWDRIVER

Two-blade tool with pieces riveted together.  Two tapered screwdriver blades.  Hole drilled in top of longer piece.  Measures 3 5/8” long.  Some light surface rust.  For Remington’s rolling… (M26145). Learn More »

WHITNEY .31 CALIBER POCKET REVOLVER COMBINATION TOOL

WHITNEY .31 CALIBER POCKET REVOLVER COMBINATION TOOL

Whitney made about 32,500 5-shot pocket revolvers from the late 1850s into the early 1860s, taking advantage of the expiration of some of Colt’s patents. They were a convenient arm for person… (30-2140). Learn More »

COLT 1851 NAVY KRIEGSMARINE PISTOL PICK AND CORD

COLT 1851 NAVY KRIEGSMARINE PISTOL PICK AND CORD

In 1855 3,450 Colt 1851 Navy revolvers being shipped by Colt to the Russian government concealed in bales of cotton were intercepted by Prussian customs officials. Eventually sold at auction to the… (1000-704). Learn More »

EXTREMELY RARE SPILLMAN CARTRIDGE FROM LYNCHBURG ORD. DEPOT

EXTREMELY RARE SPILLMAN CARTRIDGE FROM LYNCHBURG ORD. DEPOT

Offered here is a rare .58 caliber Spillman cartridge.  This Confederate cartridge was manufactured at the Lynchburg Ordnance Depot.  John Spillman of Warrenton received Confederate States patent… (490-1765). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL GOODYEAR PATENT GUTTA PERCHA PISTOL FLASK

BEAUTIFUL GOODYEAR PATENT GUTTA PERCHA PISTOL FLASK

This scarce gutta-percha powder flask would complete a cased pistol set nicely or complement a flask collection. The gutta-percha body has a lustrous deep brown color and has no cracks, breaks or… (30-2141). Learn More »

.577 CALIBER BRASS ENFIELD BULLET MOLD

.577 CALIBER BRASS ENFIELD BULLET MOLD

Brass scissor-type mold to cast a lead Enfield pattern bullet.  Single cavity mold with top spout. Mold measures approximately 8 ½” overall. Complete and in good condition. Has original base plug… (M26137). Learn More »

BREECH PLUG FOR M1816 MUSKET

BREECH PLUG FOR M1816 MUSKET

This is the barrel breech plug from a model 1816 musket.  Iron is in very good condition with an even brown patina.  Threads are good.  Tang is clearly stamped “1829”. A nice piece for an early… (M26138). Learn More »

COLT .45 AUTOMATIC AMMO CLIP

COLT .45 AUTOMATIC AMMO CLIP

Adopted in 1911 and known for its stopping power at close range, the Colt .45 automatic saw service in every American conflict from the Mexican Border to Vietnam. Clearly stamped, "COLT / .45 AUTO.".… (1037-174). Learn More »

WINCHESTER-LEE 1882-85 MAGAZINE

WINCHESTER-LEE 1882-85 MAGAZINE

The U.S. Army ordered some 700 of the Lee 1882 and the Navy about 1,500 of the 1885, both chambered for the government .45-70. The rifle was popular, however, and the company sold thousands in other… (1037-188). Learn More »

WINCHESTER-LEE 6mm RIFLE SIGHT COVER

WINCHESTER-LEE 6mm RIFLE SIGHT COVER

The Lee “straight-pull” rifle was adopted by the US Navy and US Marine Corps starting in 1895 to keep up with the trend of smaller caliber, high velocity cartridges using smokeless powder. The… (1037-173). Learn More »

WINCHESTER-LEE 6mm RIFLE SIGHT COVER

WINCHESTER-LEE 6mm RIFLE SIGHT COVER

The Lee “straight-pull” rifle was adopted by the US Navy and US Marine Corps starting in 1895 to keep up with the trend of smaller caliber, high velocity cartridges using smokeless powder. The… (1037-172). Learn More »

SCARCE 1832 PATTERN RIFLEMAN’S FLASK BY DINGEE

SCARCE 1832 PATTERN RIFLEMAN’S FLASK BY DINGEE

Just two thousand of these flasks were contracted for by James Baker of Philadelphia in 1825 and delivered by 1827. They were for use with military rifles, particularly the common rifle of 1817,… (1000-707). Learn More »

.58 CALIBER BRASS ENFIELD BULLET MOLD – SIDE CAST

.58 CALIBER BRASS ENFIELD BULLET MOLD – SIDE CAST

Brass scissor-type mold to cast a lead Enfield pattern bullet.  Single cavity mold with front-side spout. The number “24” is stamped on the right side of the mold block. This represents .58… (1000-1401). Learn More »

PUBLIC PROPERTY MARKED POWDER FLASK

PUBLIC PROPERTY MARKED POWDER FLASK

Just two thousand of these flasks were contracted for by James Baker of Philadelphia in 1825 and delivered by 1827. They were for use with military rifles, particularly the common rifle of 1817,… (1000-708). Learn More »

RELIC RICHMOND MUSKET TOOL

RELIC RICHMOND MUSKET TOOL

Excavated Confederate musket tool.  Hand forged iron tool manufactured at Richmond.  Constructed of one 3 ¾” long arm with a box-end wrench on the end.  A second piece, 3” long with a screw… (1000-1203). Learn More »

EXTREMELY RARE CONFEDERATE GANG MOLD – AUGUSTA ARSENAL

EXTREMELY RARE CONFEDERATE GANG MOLD – AUGUSTA ARSENAL

Here is a one of a kind Confederate item!  This is a massive iron bullet mold from Augusta Arsenal that cast six .69 caliber three-groove Minie balls. Measures approximately 15”… (1000-1397). Learn More »


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RARE SHARPS MODEL 1855 NAVY RIFLE

This is an example of an extremely rare Sharps Model 1855 U.S. Navy rifle. Sharps only manufactured approximately 263 of these rifles in 1856. They were serial numbered in the 20,000 to 21,000 range. The Navy received 200 of this rifles in 1857 with… (490-1676). Learn More »

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