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STRIKING, IMAGINATIVE DOUBLE-ENTWINED SEA SERPENT OR DOLPHIN FLASK BY BARTRAM & CO.

STRIKING, IMAGINATIVE DOUBLE-ENTWINED SEA SERPENT OR DOLPHIN FLASK BY BARTRAM & CO.

One of the most imaginative figural powder flasks is this one, made and marked on the brass top by Bartram & Co., founded in 1851 by William Bartram, and in business until 1892. The spout is… (490-6903). Learn More »

SCARCE EARLY WAR .44 CALIBER JOHNSTON & DOW CARTRIDGE

SCARCE EARLY WAR .44 CALIBER JOHNSTON & DOW CARTRIDGE

This is a .44 caliber revolver cartridge by Johnston & Dow of New York in excellent condition. Johnston & Dow received patent #33,393, #34,061, and #35,687 dated October 1, 1861, January 7,… (2024-1287). Learn More »

JAMES DIXON AND SONS GUNSTOCK POWDER FLASK

JAMES DIXON AND SONS GUNSTOCK POWDER FLASK

A very good example of a scarce Victorian powder flask, probably mid-1850s and still pictured in an 1883 Dixon catalog, in the form of a gunstock marked on the top by well known makers JAMES DIXON /… (490-6900). Learn More »

$550.00
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LARGE TWO-SIDED, 26-CAVITY IRON RIFLE BALL MOLD

LARGE TWO-SIDED, 26-CAVITY IRON RIFLE BALL MOLD

Very large iron hinge-type mold to cast 26 lead round balls.  Twelve cavities on top and twelve on the bottom. Each side is complete with its own funnel/sprue cutter. Cavities measure approximately… (236-1007). Learn More »

“COLT’S PATENT” MOLD FOR .44 CALIBER BULLETS

“COLT’S PATENT” MOLD FOR .44 CALIBER BULLETS

Here is a very good, clean iron mold for Army revolvers (.44 caliber). Two cavity type; one round ball, one conical ball. Typical Civil War-era mold clearly marked “Colt’s Patent” on top of… (490-6897). Learn More »

RARE .75 CALIBER IRON MUSKET BALL MOLD

RARE .75 CALIBER IRON MUSKET BALL MOLD

Iron scissor-type mold to cast a lead round ball for muskets.  Single cavity mold with spout on top and a sprue cutter in handle. Cavity measures approximately 0.745”. The number “11” is… (236-1000). Learn More »

$150.00
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GOLDMARK PERCUSSION CAP TIN FOR COLT BELT AND POCKET PISTOLS

GOLDMARK PERCUSSION CAP TIN FOR COLT BELT AND POCKET PISTOLS

Plain unfinished tin with label; measures approximately 1” tall x 1.5” in diameter. The body of the container has very nice tin finish with no rust. Lid has green paper label that reads “D [_]… (490-6899). Learn More »

RARE .71 CALIBER IRON MUSKET BALL MOLD

RARE .71 CALIBER IRON MUSKET BALL MOLD

Iron scissor-type mold to cast a lead round ball for muskets.  Single cavity mold with spout on top and a sprue cutter in handle. Cavity measures approximately 0.695”. The number “13” is… (236-1002). 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.… (2022-2754). 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.… (2022-2753). Learn More »

$45.00
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VERY FINE ARSENAL-MADE .71 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

VERY FINE ARSENAL-MADE .71 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

Scissor-type iron bullet mold for large .71 caliber round ball. Measures approximately 9.5” long. This mold shows such a high quality of construction that is likely a product of a Federal arsenal.… (236-997). Learn More »

$395.00
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HAND-FORGED .70 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

HAND-FORGED .70 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

Scissor-type iron bullet mold for large .70 caliber round ball. Measures approximately 7.5” long. Looks to have been hand-forged as there are visible “lines” in the iron where it was folded and… (236-1001). Learn More »

$150.00
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.577 CALIBER CARTRIDGE – EARLY PRITCHETT OR CONFEDERATE

.577 CALIBER CARTRIDGE – EARLY PRITCHETT OR CONFEDERATE

Paper cartridge for the P1853 Enfield rifle, containing a .577 caliber bullet. Based on the construction of this cartridge we suspect it is either an 1850s commercially-made English, Pritchett-style… (1212-79). Learn More »

$450.00
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6MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLETS

6MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLETS

These are early 9mm Gaupillat bullets for use with small gravity-fed pistols of the mid-1850s. These were self-propelled, being powered by the explosion of the inverted percussion cap in the… (1212-64). Learn More »

$25.00
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9MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLET

9MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLET

This is an early 9mm Gaupillat bullet for use with small gravity-fed pistols of the mid-1850s. These were self-propelled, being powered by the explosion of the inverted percussion cap in the… (1212-17). Learn More »

$25.00
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PISTOL POWDER FLASK

PISTOL POWDER FLASK

This powder flask likely came in a cased set, but was small enough to carry in a pocket and apparently was for the owner lightly scratched his initials, “JWH” on the side of the brass top. The… (490-6782A). Learn More »

RARE 250-COUNT CIVIL WAR ERA JOYCE’S PERCUSSION CAP TIN WITH BRASS LABEL

RARE 250-COUNT CIVIL WAR ERA JOYCE’S PERCUSSION CAP TIN WITH BRASS LABEL

Here is an original Civil War era tin of ribbed revolver percussion caps made by Joyce. This is a tall, probably 250 count size tin. Measures 1.5” in diameter by 1.5” tall. The japanned tin is in… (2024-128). Learn More »

RARE 250-COUNT CIVIL WAR ERA ELEY BROS CAP TIN WITH LABEL FOR COLT’S PISTOLS

RARE 250-COUNT 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. This is the taller (1” tall) 250 count size tin. The japanned tin remains in very good… (2024-135). Learn More »

“US” STAMPED TOOLS FOR MISSISSIPPI RIFLE

“US” STAMPED TOOLS FOR MISSISSIPPI RIFLE

Offered here are two separate gun tools that would have been found in the patch box of the M1841 Mississippi rifle. One is the M1841 rifle tool; a box end wrench with two screw driver blades stamped… (286-1336). Learn More »

$695.00
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ADJUSTABLE BRASS POWDER MEASURE

ADJUSTABLE BRASS POWDER MEASURE

An adjustable powder measure about 6 1/8 inches overall with an attractive openwork key-like finial on the interior rod and an unusual, nickeled steel body that still shows largely bright. The… (2024-159). Learn More »


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TWO PEN AND INK DRAWINGS BY ALFRED WAUD / HORATIO WAIT OF BLOCKADING SCENES OFF MOBILE 1863

Working as a special artist for Harpers Weekly from late 1861 through 1865, Alfred R. Waud (1828-1891) is one of the best-known Civil War artists. In postwar years he was connected with Century Magazine, which published numerous accounts of the Civil… (557-12). Learn More »

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