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.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET WIPER

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET WIPER

In cleaning a rifle musket barrel there was often debris caked in the breech and rifling. This is a simple double-helix screw that would fit on the threaded end of the soldier’s ramrod and enable… (1142-100). Learn More »

$30.00
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58 CALIBER BALL PULLER

58 CALIBER BALL PULLER

This is another essential gun tool for the soldier. These screw-point tips would themselves be screwed onto the threaded end of the ramrod to remove a bullet stuck in the barrel, loaded with wet… (1142-99). Learn More »

$65.00
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CIVIL WAR M1855 MAINSPRING VISE

CIVIL WAR M1855 MAINSPRING VISE

The mainspring vise was an essential tool for the soldier, enabling him to compress the spring powering the lock of his musket or rifle so that the lock could be disassembled for cleaning or repair.… (1142-98). Learn More »

$40.00
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BURNSIDE CARBINE MUZZLE TOMPION

BURNSIDE CARBINE MUZZLE TOMPION

This is a nice piece to accompany 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… (1142-97). Learn More »

NICE CONDITION ENFIELD MUZZLE TOMPION

NICE CONDITION ENFIELD MUZZLE TOMPION

This is one of several types of tompion imported with British arms, the P53 Enfield Rifle musket being the most common, reaching the North and South in the hundreds of thousands. The purpose is the… (1142-96). Learn More »

$50.00
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.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET TOMPION

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET TOMPION

This is one of several patterns of tompion issued with the various types of the Springfield Rifle Musket and illustrated in the US 1863 Rifle Musket Description and Rules. They come in a couple of… (1142-95). Learn More »

$50.00
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PUBLIC PROPERTY MARKED POWDER FLASK

PUBLIC PROPERTY MARKED POWDER FLASK

These flasks were made for use with military rifles, particularly the 1817 Common Rifle, but could be used with the Hall or any of the older patterns still in service. Producing hollow-body copper… (286-1065). 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… (149-31). Learn More »

ORIGINAL OILER AND THREE-PIECE STEEL CLEANING ROD FOR THE U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL KRAG RIFLE OR CARBINE

ORIGINAL OILER AND THREE-PIECE STEEL CLEANING ROD FOR THE U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL KRAG RIFLE OR CARBINE

The first rods for Krag carbines were two-piece. The three-piece rods were introduced in 1896 and the carrying compartment in the buttstock of the rifle and carbine were accordingly altered to carry… (490-2585). Learn More »

$85.00
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.52 CALIBER SPENCER CARTRIDGE

.52 CALIBER SPENCER CARTRIDGE

Non-dug “56-56” cartridge for Civil War-era Spencer carbine or rifle. Self-contained rimfire cartridge with copper case. No headstamp. Great condition.  [jet] [ph:L] UPS SHIPPING… (2021-502). Learn More »

$25.00
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.36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE AND BULLET -- D.C. SAGE

.36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE AND BULLET -- D.C. SAGE

"Seamless" skin cartridges were made by D.C. Sage under the Hotchkiss patent of 1862. Mutton or hog's intestine was spirally wound around a former so that the seams crossed perpendicular to each other… (M26309). Learn More »

$50.00
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PAPER WRAPPED PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS

PAPER WRAPPED PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS

Typical Civil War-era package of percussion caps.  Wrapped in tan cartridge paper, tied with string at top and folded closed at bottom.  Measures approximately 2 ½” long. One of these was… (172-4576). Learn More »

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE TOMPION

A very nice example of the Enfield rifle tompion. These were issued with the caliber .577 rifles to be inserted into the muzzles to protect against moisture and dirt from getting into the barrel.… (1052-44). Learn More »

“EAGLE” POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

“EAGLE” POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

This small flask is for the Colt pocket model or similar revolvers. Measures approximately 4.5” tall x 2” at widest point. Front features the American eagle with shield, thirteen stars, and with… (1107-150). Learn More »

OPEN PACKAGE FOR .44 CALIBER CARTRIDGES FOR “REVOLVING HOLSTER PISTOL” WITH BULLETS

OPEN PACKAGE FOR .44 CALIBER CARTRIDGES FOR “REVOLVING HOLSTER PISTOL” WITH BULLETS

An open package for .44 caliber paper cartridges in good condition with five of the original bullets inside. “Expressly For Colt’s Patent Revolving Holster Pistol.” This is the pasteboard box… (286-1019). Learn More »

PAPER WRAPPED PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS

PAPER WRAPPED PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS

Typical Civil War-era package of percussion caps.  Wrapped in tan cartridge paper, tied with string at top and folded closed at bottom.  Measures approximately 2 ½” long. One of these was… (2021-514). Learn More »

$30.00
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FULL PACK OF .36 CALIBER CARTRIDGES FOR “NAVY OR BELT PISTOL”

FULL PACK OF .36 CALIBER CARTRIDGES FOR “NAVY OR BELT PISTOL”

An original full package of .36 caliber paper cartridges in excellent condition. “For Remington’s, Colt’s, & other Navy or Belt Pistols.” The cartridges are sealed in a pasteboard box that… (1052-48). Learn More »

$495.00
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BRITISH BOARD OF ORDNANCE MARKED POWDER HORN

BRITISH BOARD OF ORDNANCE MARKED POWDER HORN

This is a classic British military issue powder horn made from cow’s horn with the wide end closed by a turned oak plug held in place with small tacks and fitted with a threaded oak stopper in the… (401-41). Learn More »

$650.00
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TIN OF MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS

TIN OF MAYNARD TAPE PRIMERS

Cylindrical tin container holds ten roles of Maynard tape primers. Container is about 50% covered in surface rust and lid is rusted in place. Edward Maynard embedded tiny pellets of priming material… (2021-512). Learn More »

ELEY LONDON, PERCUSSION CAP TIN FOR PISTOLS

ELEY LONDON, PERCUSSION CAP TIN FOR PISTOLS

Tin measures 1 ½” in diameter x ½” tall. Raised lettering on the top of lid reads, “ELEY / LONDON”. Tin still contains 25-30 of the original caps. Japanned tin retains 97% of brown finish… (2021-499). Learn More »

$85.00
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VERY RARE SMITH & WESSON MODEL 320 REVOLVING RIFLE WITH AN ORIGINAL DETACHABLE SHOULDER STOCK

The Smith & Wesson Model 320 manufactured between 1879 and 1887. Serial numbered to 977. This one is serial numbered “768” stamped on underside of the backstrap. This model was based heavily on the design of the SW New Model #3 Pistol. This… (31-1597). Learn More »

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