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OUTSTANDING CONDITION MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE DANIEL FISHER, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

OUTSTANDING CONDITION MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE DANIEL FISHER, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Serial number 133,391 puts production in mid-1863. .44 cal. Six shot percussion revolver, all serial matching. Walnut grips with a nice inspector’s cartouche on each side. 8” round barrel retains… (945-298). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SPECIAL MODEL 1861 “L.G. &Y.” CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET

IDENTIFIED SPECIAL MODEL 1861 “L.G. &Y.” CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET

This original Civil War longarm is from the family of Samuel G. Seiders of Company E, 158th Pennsylvania Militia. The weapon is a .58 caliber Lamson, Goodnow & Yale contract Special Model 1861 in… (173-2766). Learn More »

$2,450.00
Originally $3,050.00
SOLD

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY IN THE HOLSTER IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN WILMON W. BLACKMAR, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY AND 1ST WEST VIRGINIA – MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER FOR ACTION AT FIVE FORKS, VA APRIL 1, 1865

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY IN THE HOLSTER IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN WILMON W. BLACKMAR, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY AND 1ST WEST VIRGINIA – MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER FOR ACTION AT FIVE FORKS, VA APRIL 1, 1865

Born in 1841 in Bristol, Bucks County, PA Blackmar was a 21 year old resident of Boston, MA when he enlisted on 8/30/1862 at Philadelphia, PA as a Corporal. On 8/30/1862 he mustered into "K" Co., 15th… (945-331). Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR MERRILL CARBINE ID'D TO 18TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR MERRILL CARBINE ID'D TO 18TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

This original breech-loading cavalry carbine is one of only some 14,500 weapons produced by H. Merrill of Baltimore, MD. This weapon is a very good example of the First Type Merrill carbine. It is a… (600-07). Learn More »

$2,995.00
Originally $3,250.00
SOLD

MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET WITH BAYONET, VERBAL IDENTIFICATION

MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET WITH BAYONET, VERBAL IDENTIFICATION

This Model 1861, .58 caliber, percussion rifle musket is in rough “barn” condition. All gun metal on this rifle is matching dark, brown/black color and many of the parts are heavily pitted. No… (913-01). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED .42 CALIBER PLANT CUPFIRE REVOLVER

IDENTIFIED .42 CALIBER PLANT CUPFIRE REVOLVER

Plant revolver, third model, with brass frame. Brass retains no traces of silver wash. Serial #3697. Clear maker's stamp with address on top of barrel, “Plant’s Mfg. Co. New Haven, CT.” and… (801-543). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED REMINGTON-BEALS NAVY REVOLVER -- 4TH WISCONSIN CAVALRY

IDENTIFIED REMINGTON-BEALS NAVY REVOLVER -- 4TH WISCONSIN CAVALRY

This is an example of the Remington-Beals Navy model revolver produced in 1861-1862. Approximately 14,500 of these percussion revolvers were produced and in .36 caliber with unmarked solid frame and… (172-5063). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED MODEL 1860 SPENCER RIFLE

IDENTIFIED MODEL 1860 SPENCER RIFLE

This famous longarm is a Civil War Model 1860 Spencer Repeating rifle in very good original condition. Initial army contracts with the Spencer Company of Boston, Massachusetts called for 10,000… (172-4075). Learn More »

COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER -- IDENTIFIED

COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER -- IDENTIFIED

Presented here is a classic Colt cap and ball pistol commonly referred to as the 1849 Pocket Model Revolver. This personal sidearm, in good, original condition throughout, bears all matching serial… (172-4563). Learn More »

$1,295.00
ON HOLD

IDENTIFIED BRIDESBURG CONTRACT .58 CALIBER MODEL 1861 RIFLE-MUSKET – PRIVATE SAMUEL W. TRULL, 1ST BATTALION PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY & 187TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

IDENTIFIED BRIDESBURG CONTRACT .58 CALIBER MODEL 1861 RIFLE-MUSKET – PRIVATE SAMUEL W. TRULL, 1ST BATTALION PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY & 187TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Weapon is an identified, “Bridesburg Contract” Model 1861 percussion rifle-musket in good original condition. This long arm is identified to Private Samuel W. Trull who served 6 months in the 1st… (819-41). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $2,950.00

MERRILL CARBINE ID’D TO TWO MEMBERS OF THE 7TH INDIANA CAVALRY

MERRILL CARBINE ID’D TO TWO MEMBERS OF THE 7TH INDIANA CAVALRY

This Merrill carbine bears serial number 12776 and shows on the Ordnance return for the 7th Indiana Cavalry as having been initially issued to Private Anthony Fredrick of Company D. Scratched on the… (G3634). Learn More »

FANTASTIC FRAMED COLLECTION OF ARTIFACTS IDENTIFIED TO TWO BROTHERS WHO SERVED IN THE 16TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

FANTASTIC FRAMED COLLECTION OF ARTIFACTS IDENTIFIED TO TWO BROTHERS WHO SERVED IN THE 16TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

The shadow box frame with fancy gold gilt border measures 30” x 26”. The items inside are wired or tacked to the box portion of the frame. Private/Corporal William Lyman of Co. K, 16th… (M23736). Learn More »

$4,000.00
Originally $4,500.00

RARE, IDENTIFIED 19TH CENTURY FLINTLOCK MUZZLELOADING ‘PUNT GUN’

RARE, IDENTIFIED 19TH CENTURY FLINTLOCK MUZZLELOADING ‘PUNT GUN’

This unusual, very long muzzleloading musket, referred to as a waterfowl “punt gun” is identified to its owner with a handcarved inscription on the right side of the butt stock that reads “James… (640-03). Learn More »

$3,500.00
Originally $4,500.00

IDENTIFIED US MODEL 1816 SPRINGFIELD CONVERSION MUSKET – 91ST PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

IDENTIFIED US MODEL 1816 SPRINGFIELD CONVERSION MUSKET – 91ST PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

This US Model 1816 Conversion Springfield Musket was issued to Private Charles Lowry of Company C, 91st PA Vol. Infantry. A totally untouched musket, the stock bears the following hand carved… (355-19). Learn More »

RARE SECOND MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE PRESENTED TO 2ND RHODE ISLAND OFFICER

RARE SECOND MODEL BURNSIDE CARBINE PRESENTED TO 2ND RHODE ISLAND OFFICER

Here is an original Civil War Burnside carbine in good condition that was produced by the Burnside Rifle Co of Providence, Rhode Island from 1860 to 1862. This cavalry model .54 caliber, single-shot,… (490-1003). Learn More »

$5,950.00
ON HOLD

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1862 WITH ATTRIBUTION TO THE 25TH MASSACHUSETTS

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1862 WITH ATTRIBUTION TO THE 25TH MASSACHUSETTS

This weapon was purchased at auction from the estate of James Drennan who served as a Lieutenant in the 25th Massachusetts Infantry. Drennan was born in Ireland and eventually settled in Worcester,… (526-44). Learn More »

VERY NICE SHARPS NEW MODEL 1859 RIFLE ID’D TO 151ST NEW YORK SOLDIER WHO SERVED AS A BRIGADE SHARPSHOOTER - WONDERFUL MOUNTED SILVER PLAQUE ON STOCK ATTESTING TO ID

VERY NICE SHARPS NEW MODEL 1859 RIFLE ID’D TO 151ST NEW YORK SOLDIER WHO SERVED AS A BRIGADE SHARPSHOOTER - WONDERFUL MOUNTED SILVER PLAQUE ON STOCK ATTESTING TO ID

This weapon was carried in the Civil War by Dem Youngers of Company C, 151st New York Infantry and bears a silver plaque on the stock attesting to that fact. This rare Sharps is a New Model 1859 with… (526-43). Learn More »

GROUPING OF ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO CALVIN LITTLEFIELD OF THE 94TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

GROUPING OF ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO CALVIN LITTLEFIELD OF THE 94TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

The following is Littlefield’s obituary as printed in the Watertown Daily Times dated Thursday January 6, 1910:     COL. CALVIN LITTLEFIELD AND HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER LAST OF HIS… (801-169). Learn More »

HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

Please click on the photograph above to view a flyer containing information regarding a Model 1860 Henry Rifle and pair of cased presentation Colt Revolvers identified to Secretary of War Simon…. Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SILVER PLATED MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT MADE IN EARLY 1857P ID'D TO NEW YORK SERGEANT

IDENTIFIED SILVER PLATED MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT MADE IN EARLY 1857

This pocket Colt has a serial number of 132954 that matches throughout including the wedge pin. It is silver plated throughout. The octagonal barrel is 4.00 inches long and with light scattered wear… (362-681). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War, he was assigned to… (870-63). Learn More »

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