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.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

Non-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 and was… (490-3589). Learn More »

$45.00
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SCARCE PETTINGILL ARMY REVOLVER

SCARCE PETTINGILL ARMY REVOLVER

Pettingill revolvers are scarce, with only 2,000 delivered from October 1862 to January 1863 on a U.S. contract and issued in varying numbers to the 3rd Michigan, 1st Arkansas, 3rd Illinois, 3rd… (186-68). Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PENNSYLVANIA/KENTUCKY WIPER

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PENNSYLVANIA/KENTUCKY WIPER

Shaffer, Routledge, Dorsey illustrates a wiper very similar to this in Volume 1 of their Gun Tools on page 101, top plate, No. 1. The shank is long, with threaded base to screw into a rod and the… (30-2253). Learn More »

TINY PISTOL FLASK

TINY PISTOL FLASK

This is very small powder flask, likely of European manufacture and perhaps made on contract for an American retailer, intended for a pocket revolver or small single shot pistol. The copper body… (30-2250). Learn More »

SYKES MARKED FLASK FOR POCKET OR MUFF PISTOLS

SYKES MARKED FLASK FOR POCKET OR MUFF PISTOLS

This small copper and brass flask is in near mint condition with a very pleasing brown lacquer tone to the copper body, medium untouched patina to the brass collar and spout, and vibrant blue to the… (30-2246). Learn More »

COMPARTMENTED POWDER FLASK FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, LIKELY FOR A CASED PAIR OF PHILADELPHIA DERINGERS

COMPARTMENTED POWDER FLASK FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, LIKELY FOR A CASED PAIR OF PHILADELPHIA DERINGERS

This powder flask was certainly made for the American market. The bottom is fitted with two small, round hinged covers for interior compartments, each with an eagle with raised wings, a U.S. shield on… (30-2245). Learn More »

TRUE “PEANUT” DERINGER BY SLOTTER OF PHILADELPHIA

TRUE “PEANUT” DERINGER BY SLOTTER OF PHILADELPHIA

This is a very pretty and elaborately decorated fraudulent peanut Deringer made by one of Henry Deringer’s more successful imitators, Slotter and Company of Philadelphia, who supplied these pistols… (30-2248). Learn More »

FRAMED 1863 DATED COLT CORRESPONDENCE

FRAMED 1863 DATED COLT CORRESPONDENCE

Attractive ink letter on Office of Inspector of Contract Arms letterhead. Dated November 23, 1863. “Colts Pat. Fire Arms Mfg. Co. Hartford.  Sirs, The spare parts pertaining to Colts Pistol Cal 44… (976-17). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

EVANS LEVER ACTION “OLD MODEL” .44 CALIBER RIFLE

EVANS LEVER ACTION “OLD MODEL” .44 CALIBER RIFLE

The Evans lever-action repeaters were designed by Warren R. Evans, a dentist from Thomaston, Maine, as high-capacity arms. With the help of his brother George, they perfected the rifle and started the… (172-5808). Learn More »

VERY NICE .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

VERY NICE .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

Regulation tan paper cartridge for the U.S. .58 caliber rifled musket. This is the typical "minie ball" cartridge of the American Civil War. Known as the "regulation" or "American military" style of… (1179-376). Learn More »

VERY NICE .36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE BY HAZARD

VERY NICE .36 CALIBER REVOLVER CARTRIDGE BY HAZARD

This is the less often encountered .36 caliber Hazard cartridge in very nice condition.  Cartridges were made by the Hazard Powder Company under Doremus & Budd’s patents #34,725 & #34,744… (1179-382). Learn More »

RARE .50 CALIBER SMITH “RUBBER CASE” CARTRIDGE

RARE .50 CALIBER SMITH “RUBBER CASE” CARTRIDGE

Used in the Smith carbine extensively during the early years of the Civil War, this specimen of carbine ammunition is a very scarce .50 caliber “rubber case” cartridge in excellent original… (1179-373). Learn More »

SCARCE .45 CALIBER CARDBOARD “TUBE” CARTRIDGE FOR WHITWORTH & KERR RIFLES

SCARCE .45 CALIBER CARDBOARD “TUBE” CARTRIDGE FOR WHITWORTH & KERR RIFLES

This is an example of the cylindrical cardboard tube cartridge. These cartridges were patented in 1859 and contains a .45 caliber cylindrical bullet with a round nose, cone cavity, and with no… (1179-397). Learn More »

NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS CARBINE

NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS CARBINE

The most famous, single-shot, percussion firearm used during the Civil War was the Sharps carbine, a .52 caliber, breechloading firearm invented and patented by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian… (302-111). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE U.S. GOVERNMENT PURCHASED MERRILL RIFLE

VERY SCARCE U.S. GOVERNMENT PURCHASED MERRILL RIFLE

James Merrill of Baltimore had been in the small arms business since the 1840s. He supplied carbines to the U.S. as part of Merrill, Latrobe and Thomas in the 1850s, and was involved in altering Jenks… (1142-16). Learn More »

REMINGTON NEW MODEL NAVY, 1870s CONVERSION TO .38 RIMFIRE FOR THE COMMERCIAL MARKET IN ABOUT FINE CONDITION

REMINGTON NEW MODEL NAVY, 1870s CONVERSION TO .38 RIMFIRE FOR THE COMMERCIAL MARKET IN ABOUT FINE CONDITION

This revolver is a Remington New Model Navy, serial number 41269 with the additional Remington bench number 449 applied during its alteration to an “Improved Navy Revolver.” The Navy stopped… (490-3034). 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… (172-5887). Learn More »

$65.00
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.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

.58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET CARTRIDGE

Regulation tan paper cartridge for the U.S. .58 caliber rifled musket. This is the typical "minie ball" cartridge of the American Civil War. Known as the "regulation" or "American military" style of… (172-5896). Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

GALLAGER SECOND MODEL RIMFIRE CARBINE

GALLAGER SECOND MODEL RIMFIRE CARBINE

Invented by South Carolinian Mahlon J. Gallager, these carbines were widely used by northern cavalry in the Civil War with manufacturer Richardson and Overman delivering 17,728 percussion carbines on… (998-65). Learn More »

ORIGINAL M1816 TYPE I UNALTERED FLINTLOCK MUSKET BY POMEROY WITH NORTH CAROLINA MARKINGS

ORIGINAL M1816 TYPE I UNALTERED FLINTLOCK MUSKET BY POMEROY WITH NORTH CAROLINA MARKINGS

Longarm specimen is an original M1816, dated 1818. Although the lock does not bear the maker’s name we know it was made by Pomeroy of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Musket is a .69 caliber, single shot… (1037-05). Learn More »


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US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

Manufactured: Chicopee, Mass. Maker: Ames Mfg. Co. Year: Civil War Model: M1860 Size: 35 inch blade Condition: Excellent+ This regulation M1860 Cavalry Officer has the decorated guard with the eagle, decorated branches and pommel. The grip is… (870-122). Learn More »

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