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GETTYSBURG PICK-UP “SPANISH CONTRACT” ENFIELD FROM G.W. MOWERS

GETTYSBURG PICK-UP “SPANISH CONTRACT” ENFIELD FROM G.W. MOWERS

This Enfield rifle was possibly Confederate-used and is certainly a Gettysburg pick-up. The rifle comes from the large group of material gathered by George W. Mowers that we recently purchased… (G3991). Learn More »

A FAMILY DIVIDED: THE INSCRIBED COLT 1849 POCKET PISTOL OF CONFEDERATE LT. WILLIAM J. BROADFOOT, MARYLAND INFANTRY, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

A FAMILY DIVIDED: THE INSCRIBED COLT 1849 POCKET PISTOL OF CONFEDERATE LT. WILLIAM J. BROADFOOT, MARYLAND INFANTRY, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

Maryland is often cited as an example of divided loyalties. In this case the state also furnishes an example of a family divided. Joseph O. Broadfoot served as an officer in the Maryland Infantry,… (766-1079). Learn More »

$9,500.00
ON HOLD

NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

The overall length of the carbine is 36.50 inches. The barrel is octagon at the breech and round along the rest of its length for a total of 20.00 inches. It was originally blued but is now turning a… (172-5528). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SHARPS RIFLE – HENRY ZELLER, 39TH NEW YORK INFANTRY & 6TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS; WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

IDENTIFIED SHARPS RIFLE – HENRY ZELLER, 39TH NEW YORK INFANTRY & 6TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS; WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

Zeller’s rifle, serial number C,38247, is in the standard configuration of the Sharps “New Model 1863” rifles purchased by the Army to arm Hancock’s First Veteran Army Corps with modern… (600-09). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

At the beginning of the American Civil War nearly 20,000 US M-1841 “Mississippi” rifles were in the arsenals within the states that had seceded to form the Confederacy. (see Murphy & Madaus… (88-43). Learn More »

$3,500.00
ON HOLD

INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

Until recently the battle at Fairfield was numbered among the “forgotten” cavalry engagements of Gettysburg, overshadowed by the clash on July 3 two miles east of the town behind the Union center.… (1000-440). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED REMINGTON NEW MODEL 1858 REVOLVER WITH MISMATCHED SERIAL NUMBERS

IDENTIFIED REMINGTON NEW MODEL 1858 REVOLVER WITH MISMATCHED SERIAL NUMBERS

All the metal surfaces of this revolver are a gunmetal gray except for the brass trigger guard and wood grips. Octagon barrel has light surface pitting throughout with a worn but somewhat readable… (490-1683). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY WITH HOLSTER IDENTIFIED TO MEMBER OF THE 16TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY WITH HOLSTER IDENTIFIED TO MEMBER OF THE 16TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

All metal surfaces are gray with only light scattered mottling. All serial numbers match except the wedge which is blank. Serial number of “77912” shows that it was manufactured in 1862. Round .44… (766-1046). Learn More »

$2,950.00
ON HOLD

SHARPS MODEL 1853 SLANT BREECH CARBINE ID’D TO JOHN GOLDEN, 6TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

SHARPS MODEL 1853 SLANT BREECH CARBINE ID’D TO JOHN GOLDEN, 6TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Sharps received only a very small US military contract for the M1853 Slant Breech Carbine, with some 250 guns being contracted for. These guns saw service with the 1st and 2nd US Dragoons on the… (490-1769). Learn More »

MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

Musket is a smoothbore .69 single shot muzzleloader in overall good condition. The barrel has a surface that is mostly dark with streaks of lighter areas. The brass blade front sight is mounted on the… (1000-107). Learn More »

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE NAMED TO 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY TROOPER

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE NAMED TO 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY TROOPER

This weapon is identified by the name “W. J. MORROW” carved into the stock and by serial number through records at the National Archives. Manufactured between 1862 and 1865, the Starr percussion… (490-1599). Learn More »

INSCRIBED MODEL 1861 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

INSCRIBED MODEL 1861 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

A cap and ball percussion sidearm, this specimen is a complete Civil War Colt Model 1861 Navy revolver in very good original condition. In production from 1861 through 1873 with nearly 39,000… (945-292). Learn More »

LARGE FRAME ALLEN AND WHEELOCK POCKET REVOLVER ID’D TO 16TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

LARGE FRAME ALLEN AND WHEELOCK POCKET REVOLVER ID’D TO 16TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

This revolver came from a collection of items belonging to brothers William and Edward Lyman of the 16th Massachusetts. The revolver was wired to a large frame of items carried by the brothers during… (M25900). Learn More »

$1,295.00
ON HOLD

CS RICHMOND TYPE II MUSKET ID’D TO 49TH VIRGINIA SOLDIER - CHAMBERSBURG, PA FIND

CS RICHMOND TYPE II MUSKET ID’D TO 49TH VIRGINIA SOLDIER - CHAMBERSBURG, PA FIND

This musket is a true Richmond throughout, lock, stock and barrel. It is out of an estate in Chambersburg, PA, located approx. 25 miles west of Gettysburg.Weapon is identified to Private Weedon Oliver… (1000-390). Learn More »

PRUSSIAN MODEL 1809 POTSDAM PERCUSSION MUSKET WITH VERBAL ID TO 2ND SOUTH CAROLINA

PRUSSIAN MODEL 1809 POTSDAM PERCUSSION MUSKET WITH VERBAL ID TO 2ND SOUTH CAROLINA

This original German longarm is a .72 caliber, Potsdam Model 1809 smoothbore, single-shot muzzleloader in relic condition.  The verbal provenance with this item is that it was carried by private… (991-04). Learn More »

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 »

$4,500.00
ON HOLD

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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VIRGINIA OFFICER’S 1858 HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

An exceedingly rare piece of headgear insignia in excellent condition. When the wide-brimmed “Hardee” or “Jeff Davis” hat was adopted for universal wear as a dress hat in the U.S. Army in 1858, states followed suit. Virginia, like many… (142-62). Learn More »

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