Identified Firearms

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SHARPS RIFLE ID'D BY SERIAL NUMBER TO MEMBER OF THE 4TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS WHO HAD PREVIOUS SERVICE IN THE 11TH OHIO INFANTRY

SHARPS RIFLE ID'D BY SERIAL NUMBER TO MEMBER OF THE 4TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS WHO HAD PREVIOUS SERVICE IN THE 11TH OHIO INFANTRY

This Sharps rifle bears serial number C35210 which, according to records published in “CIVIL WAR SHARPS CARBINES & RIFLES” by Earl J. Coates and John D. McAulay, was issued to Private William… (993-01). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

$4,500.00
ON HOLD

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 »

$3,250.00
ON HOLD

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 »

PRESCOTT POCKET REVOLVER ID’D TO MURDERED MARYLAND OFFICER

PRESCOTT POCKET REVOLVER ID’D TO MURDERED MARYLAND OFFICER

This .32 rimfire pocket revolver was made by E. A. Prescott from about 1862-1867. This is what is known as the short frame style with a 3.25 inch octagon barrel stamped in two lines on the top “E.… (750-01). Learn More »

$5,000.00
Originally $6,500.00

SMITH & WESSON MODEL NO.1, SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER ID’D TO MEMBER OF 54TH AND 42ND MASSACHUSETTS

SMITH & WESSON MODEL NO.1, SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER ID’D TO MEMBER OF 54TH AND 42ND MASSACHUSETTS

Revolver is serial number 28175. It is engraved on the backstrap “W. E LOVEGROVE, CO. K, 54TH REG. MASS. VS.” The number “54” has an “X” over it with the number “42nd”… (690-06). Learn More »


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ORNATE NON-REGULATION MODEL 1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO 141ST NEW YORK MAJOR

Sword is identified to Charles W. Clanharty [Clauharty] who rose to be Major and then Lieutenant-Colonel (not mustered) in the 141st New York Infantry. The drawn sword meas. approx. 37.25 inches from point to pommel. Quill-backed blade is approx.… (846-118). Learn More »

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