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HORN OILER

HORN OILER

This is a wonderful, little pocket-sized oiler made like a small powder horn, with a small suspension chain fitting two rings on either side of the flat top so that it could be hung up at a work bench… (2024-157). Learn More »

VERY RARE FULL TIN OF “BULLETED BREECH CAPS” BY W. & C. ELEY, LONDON

VERY RARE FULL TIN OF “BULLETED BREECH CAPS” BY W. & C. ELEY, LONDON

Offered here is a very fine condition japanned tin filled with 100 “bulleted breech caps.” A printed paper label on the lid reads, “100 Superior BULLETED BREECH CAPS. / W. & C. ELEY,… (2024-125). Learn More »

VERY RARE FULL TIN OF “BULLETED BREECH CAPS” BY W. & C. ELEY, LONDON

VERY RARE FULL TIN OF “BULLETED BREECH CAPS” BY W. & C. ELEY, LONDON

Offered here is a very fine condition japanned tin filled with 100 “bulleted breech caps.” A printed paper label on the lid reads, “100 Superior BULLETED BREECH CAPS. / W. & C. ELEY,… (2024-124). Learn More »

.69 CALIBER BUCK & BALL CARTRIDGE

.69 CALIBER BUCK & BALL CARTRIDGE

This is an original .69 caliber Buck & Ball cartridge.  Composed of a .69 caliber round ball with three .31 caliber buckshot on top.  Wrapped in cartridge paper and tied with string between each… (2024-331). Learn More »

FULL (OPENED) PACK OF .50 CALIBER GALLAGER CARTRIDGES – POULTNEY PATENT

FULL (OPENED) PACK OF .50 CALIBER GALLAGER CARTRIDGES – POULTNEY PATENT

A nice, solid pack containing ten .50 caliber cartridge for the Gallager carbine. These are the paper and brass foil cartridges. Made under Thomas Poultney’s patent of 1863. Pack has been opened… (1179-1448). Learn More »

.44 CALIBER RIFLE REVOLVER CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

.44 CALIBER RIFLE REVOLVER CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

Johnson & Dow received patents #33,393, #34,061, and #35,687 dated October 1, 1861, January 7, and June 24, 1862 for their cartridges. Using paper or fabric that was treated to make it… (1179-1330). Learn More »

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

Johnson & Dow received patents #33,393, #34,061, and #35,687 dated October 1, 1861, January 7, and June 24, 1862 for their cartridges. Using paper or fabric that was treated to make it… (1179-1329). Learn More »

RARE .50 CALIBER SMITH “RUBBER CASE” CARTRIDGE

RARE .50 CALIBER SMITH “RUBBER CASE” CARTRIDGE

Used in the Smith carbine extensively during the early years of the Civil War, this specimen of carbine ammunition is a very scarce .50 caliber “rubber case” cartridge in excellent original… (1179-1328). Learn More »

PACK OF REVOLVER CAPS

PACK OF REVOLVER CAPS

This is a paper wrapped pack of percussion caps for revolvers. Small package wrapped “flat” which is unusual as opposed to being wrapped in the typical cylinder shape. Paper remains in excellent… (236-950). Learn More »

$30.00
SOLD

PACK OF CAPS FOR BURNSIDE CARBINE

PACK OF CAPS FOR BURNSIDE CARBINE

This is a paper wrapped pack of percussion “musket” caps. Package is wrapped “flat” which is unusual as opposed to being wrapped in the typical cylinder shape. This pack came out of a pack of… (236-949). Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

Johnson & Dow received patents #33,393, #34,061, and #35,687 dated October 1, 1861, January 7, and June 24, 1862 for their cartridges. Using paper or fabric that was treated to make it… (236-943). Learn More »

"DUG" .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

"DUG" .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY JOHNSON & DOW

Johnson & Dow received patents #33,393, #34,061, and #35,687 dated October 1, 1861, January 7, and June 24, 1862 for their cartridges. Using paper or fabric that was treated to make it… (236-944). Learn More »

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

Excavated cartridge for Burnside carbine. This easily recognized cartridge was made of drawn brass and features the “swell” around the bullet at the case mouth. This swell held lubricant and was… (236-948). Learn More »

$45.00
ON HOLD

.35 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

.35 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

Dr. Edward Maynard held patent #22,565 dated January 11, 1859.  By this patent, cartridge cases for the Maynard carbine were made of drawn brass to form a tube with a closed end.  A brass disk was… (236-942). Learn More »

32-BORE (~.52 CALIBER) SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE CARTRIDGE, GOMEZ & MILLS PATENT

32-BORE (~.52 CALIBER) SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE CARTRIDGE, GOMEZ & MILLS PATENT

Here is a very rare 32-Bore Sharps cartridge with a multi-groove bullet by Gomez and Mills. This cartridge is in excellent condition. The paper is crisp, and you can clearly see where other cartridges… (2024-288). Learn More »

YORK COUNTY POWDER HORN

YORK COUNTY POWDER HORN

An elegant powder horn. From the size, a priming horn (approx 8" in length). Pleasing cream colored body shading to a greenish brown at the spout. The base is convex, lathe turned to produce incised… (480-354). Learn More »

.54 CALIBER ROUND BALL PISTOL CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER ROUND BALL PISTOL CARTRIDGE

This is a very nice condition .54 caliber Round Ball cartridge.  Composed of a .54 caliber round ball wrapped in cartridge paper and tied with string at the top.  The cartridge features the… (1212-159). Learn More »

12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE BY CHARLES FUSNOT

12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE BY CHARLES FUSNOT

These are cartridges for the Lefaucheux revolver. This is the “short” pinfire cartridge; with lead bullet seated into a copper case with a stout pin protruding from the bottom edge. This features… (M19951). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR .52 CALIBER (.56-56) SPENCER CARBINE & RIFLE CARTRIDGE

CIVIL WAR .52 CALIBER (.56-56) SPENCER CARBINE & RIFLE CARTRIDGE

Non-dug .52 caliber Spencer cartridge. Solid bullet with two grooves crimped into a copper rimfire case.  Variations are found in the groove patterns since there were at least five companies making… (2023-3181). Learn More »

.58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT “CLEANER” CARTRIDGE – BLUE PAPER

.58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT “CLEANER” CARTRIDGE – BLUE PAPER

This is an original cartridge containing a .58 caliber, Williams, Type III bullet.  Patented and manufactured by Elijah D. Williams.  Williams’ patent called for the use of zinc washers and a pin… (1212-80). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD


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FANTASTIC GETTYSBURG ALS DATED JULY 9, 1863 – HIRAM C. ALLEMAN, MILITARY GOVERNOR OF GETTYSBURG – RESPONSIBLE FOR COLLECTION OF THE DEAD AND WOUNDED, AND DISCARDED MILITARY EQUIPMENT

2pp, in ink, dated Gettysburg, July 9, 1863.  Excellent condition, no tears or stains.  All clearly legible. Written by Hiram Clay Alleman (1831-1906), newly appointed Military Governor of Gettysburg, to Major John S. Schultz, AAG Dept. of the… (2023-1727). Learn More »

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