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“COLT’S PATENT” MOLD FOR .36 CAL. BULLETS

“COLT’S PATENT” MOLD FOR .36 CAL. BULLETS

Here is a good, clean iron mold for Navy revolvers (.36 caliber). Two cavity type; one round ball, one conical ball. Typical Civil War-era mold marked “Colt’s Patent” on top of sprue cutter.… (1184-61). 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… (1046-22). Learn More »

$85.00
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CENTRAL VIRGINIA POWDER HORN

CENTRAL VIRGINIA POWDER HORN

This powder horn uses a flat base plug secured to the body with brass tacks and mounts a simple brass finial for a strap or cord. The body is solid, with no cracks or wormholes and shows as a… (1184-76). Learn More »

TOMPION FOR BURNSIDE CARBINE

TOMPION FOR BURNSIDE CARBINE

A wood tompion for a cavalryman’s .54 caliber Burnside carbine. This has the characteristic ball top, pointed tip, and cruciform slotted body of the Burnside tompions. They are occasionally seen in… (490-3945). Learn More »

CENTRAL VIRGINIA POWDER HORN WITH NICELY TURNED SPOUT

CENTRAL VIRGINIA POWDER HORN WITH NICELY TURNED SPOUT

This small powder horn measures about 5-inches from tip to tip. It is cream colored at the base, with some gray in the middle as it shades into light and then dark brown. The spout is nicely turned,… (1184-78). Learn More »

EARLY 4-CAVITY GANG MOLD FOR .69 CALIBER ROUND BALLS

EARLY 4-CAVITY GANG MOLD FOR .69 CALIBER ROUND BALLS

Offered here is an early round ball gang mold. Made of iron this mold measures approximately 10.5” long overall. Hinged at one end, the mold opens to show four cavities to cast .69 caliber round… (490-3878). Learn More »

HAWKSLEY POWDER FLASK

HAWKSLEY POWDER FLASK

This has a wonderful profusion of design elements that seems to combine rococo foliate C-scrolls symmetrically arranged with some geometric ornaments- something in the “too much is not enough”… (1184-75). Learn More »

HAWKSLEY POWDER FLASK

HAWKSLEY POWDER FLASK

A nicely decorated sportsman’s powder flask decorated in two panels with a hunting dog at top and the hunter’s prey at bottom: two stags with prominent antlers standing over a row of five less… (1184-73). Learn More »

CRATE FOR ARTILLERY SHELLS MADE INTO TRUNK

CRATE FOR ARTILLERY SHELLS MADE INTO TRUNK

This heavy wood crate was for Civil War artillery shells. It remains in good condition. It measures approximately 20” (plus handles) x 13” x 12” with dovetailed corners. Original lid is now… (775-04). Learn More »

$750.00
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.41 CALIBER “SWISS” RIMFIRE CARTRIDGE

.41 CALIBER “SWISS” RIMFIRE CARTRIDGE

The .41 caliber “Swiss” cartridge is a 10.54mm rimfire rifle cartridge. This specimen has a copper case with a “U” headstamp. Round-nosed lead bullet features two grooves. The most… (2022-923). Learn More »

.32 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGES

.32 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGES

Copper cartridges for .32 caliber Moore revolver.  David Williamson received a patent in 1864 for this teatfire cartridge. This was essentially a patent evasion to get around Smith & Wesson’s… (2022-916). Learn More »

.38 CALIBER RIMFIRE CARTRIDGE FOR RIFLES AND REVOLVERS

.38 CALIBER RIMFIRE CARTRIDGE FOR RIFLES AND REVOLVERS

These cartridges are copper-cased, rimfire cartridges. These are also known as “.38 Long” cartridges and have an overall length of 1.305”. There is no headstamp on these early cartridges. Rifles… (2022-920). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MUSKET BALL PULLER

US .58 CALIBER MUSKET BALL PULLER

Excellent condition. .58 cal. ball puller. Getting harder to find.    [ad] [PH:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (1046-19). Learn More »

$65.00
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WIPER FOR .58 CALIBER MUSKET

WIPER FOR .58 CALIBER MUSKET

Item is in good condition. Tines and threads look good.  [ad] [PH:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (1117-241). Learn More »

$29.50
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WIPER FOR .69 CALIBER MUSKET

WIPER FOR .69 CALIBER MUSKET

Item is in good condition. Tines and threads look good.  [ad] [PH:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (1117-240). Learn More »

$18.00
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US MODEL 1855 MAINSPRING VICE

US MODEL 1855 MAINSPRING VICE

Tool used for removing the mainspring from the lock. Very good condition. Operates properly.  [ad] [PH:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (179-1173). Learn More »

$93.00
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POCKET PISTOL FLASK

POCKET PISTOL FLASK

This elegant pistol flask was likely made by the American Hard Rubber Company in the 1850s and is marked in fine letters near the neck, “Goodyear’s Patent May 6, 185[1.]” The final digit being… (1184-64). Learn More »

DEVELOPMENT OF THE PAPER-WRAPPED MUSKET CARTRIDGE IN COLONIAL AMERICA, 1640-1841

DEVELOPMENT OF THE PAPER-WRAPPED MUSKET CARTRIDGE IN COLONIAL AMERICA, 1640-1841

Brown, Rodger. 2022.  Hardback, 6 x 9 ¾”. 96 pages; numerous b&w photos and illustrations. During the Revolutionary War, both armies in the conflict were armed with muzzleloading smoothbore… (ST501205). Learn More »

SMALL HUNTER’S POWDER HORN

SMALL HUNTER’S POWDER HORN

This horn dates roughly 1820-1850. It is a plain, working powder horn only about 5 ¼ inches long, a size sometimes thought to be just for priming powder for a flintlock, but convenient enough to be… (1184-79). Learn More »

SMALL HUNTER’S POWDER HORN

SMALL HUNTER’S POWDER HORN

This horn dates roughly 1820-1850. It is a plain, working powder horn only about 5 3/4 inches long, a convenient size for pocket or hunting bag. Sometimes considered a small horn just for priming… (1184-77). Learn More »


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VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF A C1850’S PERCUSSION RIFLE MADE BY J. M. HAPPOLDT & SON, CHARLESTON, SC

Gracefully made percussion halfstock Sporting rifle by noted Charleston maker. Beautifully marked in very fancy Old English hand engraved letters and fancy script in two lines on lock:  J. M. Happoldt & Son / Charleston, S.C. 30” octagonal… (766-1760). Learn More »

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