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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… (172-5901). Learn More »

$75.00
ON HOLD

.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
ON HOLD

.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 »

FOLK ART POWDER HORN WITH WONDERFUL U.S. EAGLE BY C.J. AVINGER, LIKELY ORANGEBURG, S.C.

FOLK ART POWDER HORN WITH WONDERFUL U.S. EAGLE BY C.J. AVINGER, LIKELY ORANGEBURG, S.C.

This powder horn shows old insect damage with losses to the horn and a missing plug, but has a very impressive American eagle carved on it, not affected by the losses, stretching out its wings over… (766-1755). Learn More »

.50 CALIBER GALLAGER CARBINE CARTRIDGE, POULTNEY'S PATENT

.50 CALIBER GALLAGER 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… (172-5893). Learn More »

1780S HUNTING BAG AND STRUCK POWDER HORN

1780S HUNTING BAG AND STRUCK POWDER HORN

This small hunting or bullet bag has a small powder horn with it made from pressed horn in the flat European style. The horn has an oval wood base and a facetted spout that bears some geometric… (490-3047). Learn More »

RARE MEXICAN WAR 1847 DATED WASHINGTON ARSENAL AMMUNITION CRATE

RARE MEXICAN WAR 1847 DATED WASHINGTON ARSENAL AMMUNITION CRATE

Civil War ammunition crates are tough to find and a Mexican War dated example is pretty much in a category of its own. This is a nicely marked example that would look great in a Mexican War or… (766-1815). Learn More »

$1,295.00
ON HOLD

CAN OF CARTRIDGE PRIMERS FROM FRANKFORD ARSENAL

CAN OF CARTRIDGE PRIMERS FROM FRANKFORD ARSENAL

This nearly full (a few missing from top layer) primer tin is for 500 cartridge primers. There are ten cardboard layers holding 50 primers each with a small piece of white cloth between each layer.… (611-482). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $135.00

RARE CIVIL WAR ERA ELEY BROS CAP TIN WITH LABEL FOR COLT’S PISTOLS

RARE CIVIL WAR ERA ELEY BROS CAP TIN WITH LABEL FOR COLT’S PISTOLS

Here is an original Civil War era tin of pistol-sized percussion caps made by Eley Brothers of London. The japanned tin remains in very good condition with only minor chipping to the finish. Tin is… (490-3004D). Learn More »

$150.00
ON HOLD

ORIGINAL MANHATTAN FIREARMS COMPANY TWO-CAVITY BULLET MOLD

ORIGINAL MANHATTAN FIREARMS COMPANY TWO-CAVITY BULLET MOLD

Iron bullet mold for .36 caliber revolvers. Two halves, hinge pinned at the end with a sprue cutter mounted on top. Sprue cutter nicely stamped “MANHATTAN FIRE ARMS / MANUF’G / CO. / N.Y.” This… (2022-404). Learn More »

FOREIGN COMBINATION GUN TOOL

FOREIGN COMBINATION GUN TOOL

Gun tool is Y shaped with three screwdriver blades and a scraper end. Very clean with no rust. The four arms measure- 4”, 3” and 2 ½” & 2 ½”.   [sl]… (490-952). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $95.00

Y-SHAPED GUN TOOL FOR PERCUSSION MUSKET

Y-SHAPED GUN TOOL FOR PERCUSSION MUSKET

A rough copy of an English Brunswick musket tool probably of Indian or Pakistani origin and referenced in “Gun Tools: Their History and Identification”. The three arms on this iron tool feature a… (490-943). Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $65.00

RELIC .54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

RELIC .54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

A perfect “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… (2022-572). Learn More »

$55.00
SOLD

UNOPENED PACK OF .58 MINIE BALLS -- U.S. ARSENAL PACK

UNOPENED PACK OF .58 MINIE BALLS -- U.S. ARSENAL PACK

This is a full, unopened pack of ten rifled musket cartridges. The plain paper wrapper is in great condition. It is clean with only a few extremely small holes in the paper. Unmarked as were most… (490-893). Learn More »

$740.00
Originally $925.00

INDIAN WAR-ERA .44 CAL. COLT REVOLVER CARTRIDGE, MARTIN PRIMED

INDIAN WAR-ERA .44 CAL. COLT REVOLVER CARTRIDGE, MARTIN PRIMED

This is a .44 caliber cartridge manufactured by the Frankford Arsenal and issued to soldiers from 1869 through 1873 for use in M1860 Colts with Richards conversion, the M1873 Colt, and the Smith… (998-1268). Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

INDIAN WAR-ERA .44 CAL. COLT REVOLVER CARTRIDGE, BENET PRIMED

INDIAN WAR-ERA .44 CAL. COLT REVOLVER CARTRIDGE, BENET PRIMED

This is a .44 caliber cartridge manufactured by the Frankford Arsenal and issued to soldiers from 1869 through 1873 for use in M1860 Colts with Richards conversion, the M1873 Colt, and the Smith… (998-1267). Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

.50-45 BAR-ANVIL PRIMED CARTRIDGE (FRANKFORD ARSENAL)

.50-45 BAR-ANVIL PRIMED CARTRIDGE (FRANKFORD ARSENAL)

This is a nice cartridge used in the .50 caliber Remington rolling block Cadet Rifle. Manufactured at the Frankford arsenal. Copper case with lead bullet. This cartridge is crimped very close to the… (998-1227). 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… (490-2889). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE .45 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGE

VERY SCARCE .45 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGE

Cartridge for large .45 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… (490-1985). Learn More »

$280.00
Originally $350.00


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WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 RIFLE MADE IN 1876

Winchester made about 170,000 .44 caliber Model ‘66s in various configurations starting in 1866, when they overlapped with the last Henry rifles. Production ceased in 1884, but parts remained on hand and the last left the factory only in 1898. This… (169-479). Learn More »

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