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VERY LARGE POWDER FLASK BY J. DIXON & SONS, SHEFFIELD

VERY LARGE POWDER FLASK BY J. DIXON & SONS, SHEFFIELD

This very large flask has to have been for shotguns. Constructed with a copper body, with brass top and spout. Measures approximately 11” tall x 5” at widest point. Unadorned body. Thumb tab and… (172-5639). Learn More »

POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

This flask is for early pocket model revolvers. Constructed with a copper body, with brass top and spout. Measures approximately 6” tall x 2.75” at widest point. Both sides are plain. Thumb tab… (172-5638). Learn More »

.42 CALIBER CUPFIRE CARTRIDGE

.42 CALIBER CUPFIRE CARTRIDGE

Willard Ellis and John White patented this cartridge in 1859.  This copper cartridge held the priming compound within the bottom edge of the “cup” in order to circumvent Smith & Wesson’s… (2020-839). Learn More »

BANNERMAN’S WALL PLAQUE WITH FLINT AND PICK & BRUSH

BANNERMAN’S WALL PLAQUE WITH FLINT AND PICK & BRUSH

This is a wood plaque displaying flintlock musket accessories and made to hang on a wall. The folks at Francis Bannerman’s & Sons created wall plaques with various items attached as another way… (172-5626). Learn More »

MAGAZINE FOR THE MODEL 1917 SAVAGE PISTOL

MAGAZINE FOR THE MODEL 1917 SAVAGE PISTOL

Magazine is blued over three-quarters of its length and is very clean. Interior spring is strong. There are no visible markings.  [ad] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (2020-102). Learn More »

.35 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

.35 CALIBER MAYNARD CARTRIDGE

Dr. Edward Maynard held patent #22,565 dated January 11, 1859.  By this patent, cartridge cases for the Maynard carbine were made of drawn brass to form a tube with a closed end.  A brass disk was… (490-1996). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE BOYLE, GAMBLE & MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, SECOND MODEL WITH MATING NUMBER (14), ADDRESS, AND PATENT MARKINGS

CONFEDERATE BOYLE, GAMBLE & MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, SECOND MODEL WITH MATING NUMBER (14), ADDRESS, AND PATENT MARKINGS

Bayonet adapters enabled rifles such as the Model 1817 and Model 1841, as well as Southern-made military rifles, to be mounted with bayonets without weakening barrels by dovetailing in studs to engage… (1000-2296). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR FEDERAL LIMBER OR AMMUNITION CHEST

CIVIL WAR FEDERAL LIMBER OR AMMUNITION CHEST

These wooden chests, utilized to transport and store artillery projectiles in the field, were mounted on the wheeled, horse drawn limber; additionally, they served as seating for three… (M24717). Learn More »

“EAGLE” POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

“EAGLE” POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

This small flask is for baby dragoon or early pocket model revolvers. Constructed with a copper body and brass top and spout. Measures approximately 4.5” tall x 2” at widest point. Both sides… (1110-63). Learn More »

ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

This is a tool for clearing the vent of any obstructions. It has an octagonal head with a hole in the center, and a 21” wire brazed to it. The wire tapers to a smaller diameter at the end. The flat… (1117-47). Learn More »

ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH FOR 10-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH FOR 10-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

This is a tool for clearing the vent of any obstructions. It has an octagonal head with a hole in the center, and a 17” wire brazed to it. The wire comes to a point at the end. The flat head is… (1117-46). Learn More »

COLT BELT AND POCKET PISTOL ELEY CAP TIN FROM THE MOLLUS MUSEUM

COLT BELT AND POCKET PISTOL ELEY CAP TIN FROM THE MOLLUS MUSEUM

This is a nice cap tin with the blue label in very good condition. See Rapley, Colt Percussion Accoutrements, CT#7 for a parallel. The Eley firm started making percussion caps in 1828 and dominated… (490-2491). Learn More »

BRASS TIPPED TOMPION FOR THE ENFIELD RIFLE MUSKET

BRASS TIPPED TOMPION FOR THE ENFIELD RIFLE MUSKET

This was used to plug the barrel of the weapon at the muzzle to keep moisture and dirt from getting in the bore. Brass tip discolored some from age. Cork body in good condition. … (M16029). Learn More »

.577 CALIBER ENGLISH ENFIELD PATTERN CARTRIDGE

.577 CALIBER ENGLISH ENFIELD PATTERN CARTRIDGE

Fabricated by Ludlow Brothers of Birmingham, England. Nice display in a 8.25” x 12.25” Riker case. Photocopy of an original wrapper at top with info sheet below, and then the cartridge at the… (M24055). Learn More »

RELIC M1873 MAYNARD BULLET MOLD

RELIC M1873 MAYNARD BULLET MOLD

Iron bullet mold measures approximately 7 ½” long. Two halves pinned with rivet and has floating sprue cutter. Iron is pitted but not badly; could be “dug” or out of a barn. Still opens and… (1117-238). Learn More »

WIPER FOR FOREIGN MUSKET

WIPER FOR FOREIGN MUSKET

This wiper was probably for some foreign musket.  Wipers were screwed to ramrods to hold a patch or wad of tow to clean the gun barrel.  This pattern is unusual as it has a male threaded end like… (362-925). Learn More »

POCKET POWDER FLASK WITH PERCUSSION CAP MAGAZINE

POCKET POWDER FLASK WITH PERCUSSION CAP MAGAZINE

This is a pistol sized brass powder flask measuring about 3.5 inches tall and 1.25 across at the bottom. The flask goes from round at the base to oval at top. The base has a threaded cover that opens… (480-201). Learn More »

BRASS BULLET MOLD FOR “PICKET” TYPE BULLET

BRASS BULLET MOLD FOR “PICKET” TYPE BULLET

Scissor-type mold made of brass. Casts a .44 caliber “picket” or “sugarloaf” style of bullet with rounded base. Measures 6 ½” overall. Brass has a blotchy, dark patina. … (1117-234). Learn More »

VERY RARE ST. LOUIS SHOT TOWER ADVERTISING/DESK DISPLAY

VERY RARE ST. LOUIS SHOT TOWER ADVERTISING/DESK DISPLAY

This vintage glass display stands 9" tall with a 3 ¾” square base. The display is a miniature depiction of the shot tower and is made of leaded glass. It is full of graduated shot ranging from 00… (236-102). Learn More »

ENGLISH PERCUSSION CAP PACK

ENGLISH PERCUSSION CAP PACK

This is a “pulp bag” of percussion caps as manufactured at the Royal Laboratory at Woolwich, England. Each pack was to contain 15 copper percussion caps.  Packages are full of caps and twisted… (M25673). Learn More »


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RARE CONFEDERATE SHARPS CARBINE CARTRIDGES WITH JEFFERSON DAVIS CONNECTION

Three Confederate Sharps paper cartridges, mounted in riker box [8.5 x 6.25”], with the accompanying note: “RARE CONFEDERATE PAPER CARTRIDGE [2 RINGS BULLETS]. These Were Suppose to have been Found in Pres. Jeff Davis Home After the War. From the… (696-42). Learn More »

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