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.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

Non-dug 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… (490-3589). Learn More »

$45.00
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PENNSYLVANIA/KENTUCKY WIPER

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PENNSYLVANIA/KENTUCKY WIPER

Shaffer, Routledge, Dorsey illustrates a wiper very similar to this in Volume 1 of their Gun Tools on page 101, top plate, No. 1. The shank is long, with threaded base to screw into a rod and the… (30-2253). Learn More »

TINY PISTOL FLASK

TINY PISTOL FLASK

This is very small powder flask, likely of European manufacture and perhaps made on contract for an American retailer, intended for a pocket revolver or small single shot pistol. The copper body… (30-2250). Learn More »

SYKES MARKED FLASK FOR POCKET OR MUFF PISTOLS

SYKES MARKED FLASK FOR POCKET OR MUFF PISTOLS

This small copper and brass flask is in near mint condition with a very pleasing brown lacquer tone to the copper body, medium untouched patina to the brass collar and spout, and vibrant blue to the… (30-2246). Learn More »

COMPARTMENTED POWDER FLASK FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, LIKELY FOR A CASED PAIR OF PHILADELPHIA DERINGERS

COMPARTMENTED POWDER FLASK FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, LIKELY FOR A CASED PAIR OF PHILADELPHIA DERINGERS

This powder flask was certainly made for the American market. The bottom is fitted with two small, round hinged covers for interior compartments, each with an eagle with raised wings, a U.S. shield on… (30-2245). Learn More »

VERY NICE .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

VERY NICE .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

Regulation tan paper cartridge for the U.S. .58 caliber rifled musket. This is the typical "minie ball" cartridge of the American Civil War. Known as the "regulation" or "American military" style of… (1179-376). Learn More »

VERY NICE .36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE BY HAZARD

VERY NICE .36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE BY HAZARD

This is the less often encountered .36 caliber Hazard cartridge in very nice condition.  Cartridges were made by the Hazard Powder Company under Doremus & Budd’s patents #34,725 & #34,744… (1179-382). 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… (1179-373). Learn More »

SCARCE .45 CALIBER CARDBOARD “TUBE” CARTRIDGE FOR WHITWORTH & KERR RIFLES

SCARCE .45 CALIBER CARDBOARD “TUBE” CARTRIDGE FOR WHITWORTH & KERR RIFLES

This is an example of the cylindrical cardboard tube cartridge. These cartridges were patented in 1859 and contains a .45 caliber cylindrical bullet with a round nose, cone cavity, and with no… (1179-397). Learn More »

.50 CALIBER SMITH CARBINE CARTRIDGE, POULTNEY'S PATENT

.50 CALIBER SMITH CARBINE CARTRIDGE, POULTNEY'S PATENT

Manufactured under Poultney's patent (#40,988 dated December 15, 1863) which was originally granted to Thomas Rodman and Silas Crispin who assigned it to Thomas Poultney. The cartridge case is made of… (172-5887). Learn More »

$65.00
ON HOLD

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

Regulation tan paper cartridge for the U.S. .58 caliber rifled musket. This is the typical "minie ball" cartridge of the American Civil War. Known as the "regulation" or "American military" style of… (172-5896). Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

.45 CALIBER PAPER PATCHED CYLINDRICAL WHITWORTH BULLET

.45 CALIBER PAPER PATCHED CYLINDRICAL WHITWORTH BULLET

Here is a nice “non-dug” .45 caliber cylindrical Whitworth bullet with its original paper patch. These were shipped separate and the proper measure of powder would be added as needed. In… (1179-390). Learn More »

$90.00
SOLD

.45 CALIBER PAPER PATCHED HEXAGONAL WHITWORTH BULLET

.45 CALIBER PAPER PATCHED HEXAGONAL WHITWORTH BULLET

Here is a nice “non-dug” .45 caliber hexagonal Whitworth bullet with its original paper patch. These were meant for match shooting, and the proper measure of powder would be added as needed. In… (1179-389). Learn More »

$90.00
SOLD

.58 CALIBER BENET PRIMED “BUTTON HEAD” CENTERFIRE CARTRIDGE FOR EARLY CARTRIDGE CONVERSION RIFLES RICHMOND COLT CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER BENET PRIMED “BUTTON HEAD” CENTERFIRE CARTRIDGE FOR EARLY CARTRIDGE CONVERSION RIFLES

This is a cartridge developed for the .58 caliber conversions of Civil War rifles produced by the Springfield Armory and civilian contractors in the post-Civil War years.  Manufactured by Frankford… (172-5901). Learn More »

$75.00
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.58 CALIBER BENET PRIMED “BUTTON HEAD” CENTERFIRE CARTRIDGE FOR EARLY CARTRIDGE CONVERSION RIFLES RICHMOND COLT CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER BENET PRIMED “BUTTON HEAD” CENTERFIRE CARTRIDGE FOR EARLY CARTRIDGE CONVERSION RIFLES

This is a cartridge developed for the .58 caliber conversions of Civil War rifles produced by the Springfield Armory and civilian contractors in the post-Civil War years.  Manufactured by Frankford… (172-5899). Learn More »

$75.00
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VERY RARE .36 CALIBER 3RD PATTERN RICHMOND COLT CARTRIDGE

VERY RARE .36 CALIBER 3RD PATTERN RICHMOND COLT CARTRIDGE

This is a scarce cartridge. The bullet in this cartridge is the third pattern, or enlarged Colt bullet made at the Richmond Laboratory. The First Pattern bullet was the typical Colt bullet with a… (1179-383). Learn More »

RAREST OF THE RARE!  .41 CALIBER LEMAT REVOLVER CARTRIDGE

RAREST OF THE RARE! .41 CALIBER LEMAT REVOLVER CARTRIDGE

This is a .41 caliber revolver cartridge for the French LeMat revolver. The cartridge remains in excellent condition. The nine-shot LeMat revolver also had a smoothbore barrel that fired buckshot. … (1179-384). Learn More »

RARE .36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE – SAVANNAH ARSENAL

RARE .36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE – SAVANNAH ARSENAL

This is a Confederate revolver cartridge made in the “regulation American style” as described in various Ordnance Manuals. Wrapped completely in paper and tied with string above the bullet and… (1179-386). Learn More »

.52 CALIBER SHARPS “RINGTAIL” CARTRIDGE FROM JEFF DAVIS ESTATE

.52 CALIBER SHARPS “RINGTAIL” CARTRIDGE FROM JEFF DAVIS ESTATE

This is the “Old Model” bullet found in the cartridge for the Sharps carbine and rifle. Bullet features an extended ring on the base to which the paper gun powder cylinder was tied. The Old Model… (696-42C). Learn More »

$350.00
ON HOLD

POCKET PISTOL FLASK

POCKET PISTOL FLASK

A very pretty powder flask for a pocket-size pistol that would look well in a nice cased set or among other examples showing variations in motifs and the art of die-sinking. This is in very good… (286-1114). Learn More »


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IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

Formerly in the collection of Bill Turner, this sixth plate ambrotype has a great pedigree, having been published as Figure 2 in Albaugh’s landmark “Confederate Faces.” Identified there as a, “Musician named Crowder, of Petersburg, Va., in… (1138-1866). Learn More »

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