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COLT “SPECIAL MODEL 1861” MUSKET, NEW JERSEY CONTRACT, DATED 1862/63

COLT “SPECIAL MODEL 1861” MUSKET, NEW JERSEY CONTRACT, DATED 1862/63

This original Civil War shoulder arm is a Colt “Special Model 1861” contract rifle musket made from 1861 to 1865 by the Colt Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. Though no serial… (490-2956). Learn More »

$2,850.00
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ATTIC CONDITION UNRESTORED SHARPS NEW MODEL 1863 CAVALRY CARBINE

ATTIC CONDITION UNRESTORED SHARPS NEW MODEL 1863 CAVALRY CARBINE

This untouched, unrestored attic condition Civil War Sharps carbine is typical of the finds we used to make years ago in the attics of veterans or their families. It shows wear and field use, is… (622-433). Learn More »

$2,450.00
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1849 DATED MEXICAN WAR ERA BATTY “PEACE” POWDER FLASK

1849 DATED MEXICAN WAR ERA BATTY “PEACE” POWDER FLASK

Brass powder flask in good condition. The body has one small ding at bottom with a small seam opening. The decoration on the flask consists of a spread-winged eagle above a circle of 20 five-pointed… (160-170). Learn More »

SCARCE BOOK “THE RIMFIRE CARTRIDGE IN THE UNITED STATES & CANADA AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ITS MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR PRODUCTS 1857-1984”

SCARCE BOOK “THE RIMFIRE CARTRIDGE IN THE UNITED STATES & CANADA AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ITS MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR PRODUCTS 1857-1984”

By John Barber. Armory Publications, Tacoma, Washington, 1987. Hard cover, blue cloth with gold titles on cover and spine, 221 pages, index. First edition. No dust jacket. Heavily illustrated.… (236-393). Learn More »

SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1855 US PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET DATED 1858 WITH BRASS NOSE CAP AND NO PATCH BOX

SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1855 US PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET DATED 1858 WITH BRASS NOSE CAP AND NO PATCH BOX

This single-shot muzzleloader is a .58 caliber Model 1855 percussion rifle-musket in good overall condition.  This musket was a government arsenal product from Springfield, Massachusetts. Weapon has… (490-4631). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CADET MUSKET EX-MOLLUS COLLECTION WITH MATCHING NUMBERED BAYONET

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CADET MUSKET EX-MOLLUS COLLECTION WITH MATCHING NUMBERED BAYONET

This cadet musket came from the January 16, 2021, sale of pieces from the MOLLUS War Library and Museum. The museum of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., the veteran’s organization… (490-3922). Learn More »

SMALL BRASS POWDER FLASK

SMALL BRASS POWDER FLASK

This small brass powder flask is decorated with a stamped design of a pheasant in amongst some cattails and weeds. Decoration is present on both sides of the flask. Flask meas. approx. 3.50 inches… (160-167). Learn More »

2004 COPY OF “THE GILLESPIE GUN MAKERS OF EAST FORK NC”

2004 COPY OF “THE GILLESPIE GUN MAKERS OF EAST FORK NC”

Title is by T. Dennis Glazener and published by him in 2004. Book is soft cover and meas. approx. 8.50 x 11.00 inches and runs 76 pages. Covers are clean as is the interior. The book is profusely… (34-183). Learn More »

IRON ROUND BALL MOLD WITH WIPER & “RAMROD”

IRON ROUND BALL MOLD WITH WIPER & “RAMROD”

Small iron scissor-type mold with sprue cutter between both handles. At the end of one handle is a cork screw-like “wiper” and a flat “ramrod” on the end of the other. Measures approximately… (1146-126). Learn More »

SCARCE J. HENRY & SON “SABER RIFLE” PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA AND EARLY WAR VOLUNTEERS, ILLUSTRATED IN DRILL MANUALS

SCARCE J. HENRY & SON “SABER RIFLE” PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA AND EARLY WAR VOLUNTEERS, ILLUSTRATED IN DRILL MANUALS

These scarce, attractive and rather unique looking .58 caliber rifles made by J. Henry & Son have 35-inch octagon-to-round browned barrels, long-range rear sights and brass mounts encompassing the… (1193-24). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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.44 CALIBER ARMY REVOLVER CARTRIDGE (1861 ORDNANCE MANUAL)

.44 CALIBER ARMY REVOLVER CARTRIDGE (1861 ORDNANCE MANUAL)

Scarce .44 caliber Army revolver cartridge manufactured based on the specifications set forth in the 1861 Ordnance Manual. These were arsenal-made and are very hard to find! This was for use in Colt,… (34-225). Learn More »

$125.00
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SMALL PISTOL POWDER FLASK

SMALL PISTOL POWDER FLASK

This is very small powder flask, possibly of European manufacture and perhaps made on contract for an American retailer, intended for a pocket revolver or small single shot pistol. Measures… (490-5248). Learn More »

MINTY NEW JERSEY MARKED MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD MATCHING 1848 DATES

MINTY NEW JERSEY MARKED MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD MATCHING 1848 DATES

“Mint” or “minty” is not a recognized condition standard for antique firearms, but this one is very nice and rates at least Very Good and perhaps near Fine or better. It is complete, all… (1179-087). Learn More »

MODEL 1858 CADET MUSKET DATED 1858

MODEL 1858 CADET MUSKET DATED 1858

An original Springfield Model 1858 Cadet rifle musket in .58 caliber in nice condition. Metal surfaces appear to have been cleaned and are bright. The 38.00-inch barrel has a surface that wears a… (490-3489). Learn More »

MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD MUSKET “RIFLED AND SIGHTED” 1853/55

MODEL 1842 SPRINGFIELD MUSKET “RIFLED AND SIGHTED” 1853/55

U.S. Model 1842 muskets that were rifled and given long-range rear sights saw service particularly in the early Civil War when arms were in short supply for the immense number of new volunteers and… (490-4633). Learn More »

SMALL PISTOL POWDER FLASK

SMALL PISTOL POWDER FLASK

This is very small powder flask, possibly of European manufacture and perhaps made on contract for an American retailer, intended for a pocket revolver or small single shot pistol. Measures… (490-5247). Learn More »

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

ORIGINAL 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… (2022-1783). Learn More »

VOLUME 1 OF REFERENCE WORK CONCERNING WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA GUNSMITHS

VOLUME 1 OF REFERENCE WORK CONCERNING WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA GUNSMITHS

Title is “GUNSMITHS OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA VOLUME 1” by Thomas J. Metzgar and James B. Whisker. Published by Old Bedford Village Press of Bedford, Pennsylvania in 1998. Volume is hardcover and… (798-74). Learn More »

PLAIN POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

PLAIN POWDER FLASK FOR REVOLVERS

This flask is for early pocket model revolvers. Constructed with a copper body, with brass top and spout. Measures approximately 4.75” tall x 2” at widest point. Both sides are plain. Thumb tab… (490-5245). Learn More »

THREE-COMPARTMENT POWDER FLASK

THREE-COMPARTMENT POWDER FLASK

This attractive and unusual piece is a three-compartment powder flask. The unadorned body is copper while the top and bottom are of brass. Thumbpiece and spring are complete and in place. The spout is… (490-5244). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War, he was assigned to… (870-63). Learn More »

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