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This first Winchester is a Winchester ’94 carbine that was made in 1940 and is still in good overall condition. The barrel and loading tube still have most of the original bluing on it. The markings are all fine on the barrel and the barrel is marked ‘PROOF STEEL’. The wood stocks are in good condition and have hand checkering on them. This hand checkering was not done in the factory but probably by the original owner of the carbine. It’s kind of crude but lends great character! The forearm has a crack in the front that you can see in the pics and is missing the band screw. The band screw is needed to keep the forearm in place The caliber of this firearm is marked 30 W.C.F. which is in fact a 30-30, probably the most popular old Cowboy Winchester! The bore is great! The action is perfect! The receiver is mostly in the white while the loading lever is mostly in the blue. This firearm has a steel crescent butt plate. Great old Western Gun from Montana! No history other than it came from the museum. $795.00

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Here we have an old percussion rifle that has been damaged but the previous owner loved it so much that he made a most crude repair to it. This is a 32 caliber halfstock rifle made by C. Baker of Albany, NY. This piece was most likely made about 1840 or so. C. Baker is marked on the back action lock. Looks like the front section of the halfstock got broken off somehow and the owner dipped a leather thong in glue and wrapped it around the barrel to hold it altogether! The part of the stock that remains is just beautiful looking like burl walnut so I’m sure this gun was something to behold! The rifle has an 31 ½ inch long octagonal barrel. You can tell it was a half stock because of the ramrod tubes under the barrel. The ramrod is lacking. The lock has a really strong spring but will not hold in either half cock or full cock. It does have a set trigger. The rear sight is a tang side while the front sight is a blade sight. This little percussion rifle is a survivor! $395.00

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Here we have a vintage Remington 521-T bolt action rifle in .22 caliber. This piece is a long time favorite with shooters. This one has the 25 inch barrel which exhibits nice rifling. The action works very well and the markings are nice and deep. The bluing is pretty good in the 90% range or better. The stock is in good condition with the usual dings from use. There is a rubber recoil slip on pad which has seen better days. The stock is a slightly different shade under that pad as it has been protected from sunlight. The rifle has a nice full leather sling and there is also a nice Bushnell Sportview scope mounted. I am sure that because of this type of scope mounts that this piece has been drilled and tapped. All in all this is a wonderful rifle and already has nice optics mounted on it. For this piece $295.00

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Here's 3 Confederate Notes 1864 issue that we recently picked up. The first is a $5 CS note that is in good condition with just a chip out of the top that you can see in pics. For this one $45.00

The second note is a $10 note in excellent uncirculated condition and the price on this one is $65.00

The third note is a $20 CS note in good condition just have a minor chip on the corner and a couple of very minor cuts that are in stable condition at the top. For this one $45.00. These make nice collectibles for the Civil War starter collector or to fill a existing collection. Confederate Art!!! Take a look at the pics. Guaranteed original!

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Here we have an approximately 22 gauge fowler that has the lock stamped Bixler & Iddings, Lafayette, Ind a . They were in business from 1850 to 1880. I have seen several nice longarms marked as such but this is the first time I have seen a fowler maked with this firms name. The lock color and the rest of the gun match so I'm confident that they have been together a long time. The fowler is about 56 inches long with a 41 inch barrel. The action works well. The lock has on it floral designes as well as the Bixler & Iddings info. The hammer has been repaired with lead it looks like. The stock is in good condition with a little wood loss forward of the lock next to the barrel. The buttplate and the trigger guard are sheet iron or steel. The ramrod looks like an original wooden ramrod but most are replaced so I'm not sure about this one. This fowler could have been made by someone using the Bixler & Iddings lock but I can say that the stock was made to fit this lock. It's still a pretty nice old fowler! $850.00

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Here is another double barrel shotgun made by the same maker as the shotgun above. It’s marked American Gun Co. New York. Although it’s not the quality of the gun above this one is still pretty nice! The shotgun sports 29 ¾ inch long barrels which appear to be of good quality with good bores and with no dents. I do not see the familiar pattern of Damascus that a lot of these old guns have and there is no reference to that stamped anywhere on this piece. The entire piece is about 46 inches long and is in overall very good condition. The gun locks up tight and has no wobble in it. The action works fine and the springs are tight as well. There is a couple of minor surface age cracks behind the left or reverse box lock but doesn’t appear to be deep. The walnut stocks are otherwise in excellent condition with some checkering to the fore arm and the butt stock wrist. There is wear to the fore arm from handling. All the serial numbers match . The butt plate is the original hard rubber butt plate. All in all this is a very nice old shotgun from the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s. Great old Cowboy gun! I got it right so I will sell it right at $275.00

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The Type 38 rifle Arisaka was a bolt-action rifle that supplemented the Type 99 Japanese standard infantry rifle during the Second World War. The design was adopted by the Imperial Japanese Army in 1905 (the 38th year of the Meiji period, hence "Type 38") and served from then until the end of 1945. This particular weapon is the carbine type having been made at the Koishikawa (Toyko) ; later Kokura Arsenal from 1906 to 1940. This one has the 19 inch barrel and exhibits pretty good rifling down it's length and takes 6.5 mm ammo. This one has the Mum intact over 38 type in Japanese. The stock has been sporterized but everything else seems ok. Find a stock and this is a restoration project! You will need a cleaning rod as well. The bolt has been altered as well as the pull has been bent down and the knob is flat on two sides. The sight is present and in great condition. All in all this should make a good shooter! $245.00

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Here is an item that has been in my personal collection for years but I find that I must scale down. This is a blank document that measures about 7 ½ by 3 ½ inches and is printed in the font and style of the time. This is a blank document that has never been filled out. I have never seen another, filled out or not. The document is for Camp Morton which was in Indianapolis and was used from 1862 to 1865. The document is for a C.S.A. prisoner to be released after taking the oath by the President’s Proclamation Dec, 8, 1863. The proclamation is as such:

Lincoln's Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction - December 8, 1863 by Gil Wilson First public notice of the December 8, 1863 Presidential proclamation offering amnesty to citizens of the Confederacy, providing they take an oath that they "will abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President made during the existing rebellion having reference to slaves" (i.e. the Emancipation Proclamation). The issue was how to restore the states that were separated from the union. "The crisis which threatened to divide the friends of the Union is past", announced Lincoln. Who would be in charge: Congress or the President? In his message to Congress on December 8, 1863, Lincoln declared reconstruction of the South a wholly executive responsibility and offered full pardon with restoration of all rights of property, except as to slaves, to all rebels who would take an oath of future loyalty to the Constitution and pledge to obey acts of Congress and presidential proclamations relating to slavery. Those excluded from taking the oath were the highest ranking members of the Confederacy government officials, judges, military and naval officers above the rank of army colonel or navy lieutenant, former congressmen, and all who have engaged in treating colored persons or white persons otherwise than lawfully as prisoners of war. Lincoln encouraged the Southern states to make provisions in relation to the freed people of such State, which shall recognize and declare their permanent freedom, provide for their education, and which may yet be consistent, as a temporary arrangement, with their present condition as a laboring, landless, and homeless class.

I have this document matted, shrinkwrapped and under plastic on a document frame. It has some waterstaining on it but otherwise is in great shape. It can be easily removed and reframed if you wish to do that. For this rare piece $225.00

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Here we have a real nice Remington Model 31 shotgun in 12 gauge with variable choke system. The Remington Model 31 is a pump-action shotgun that competed with the Winchester Model 1912 for the American sporting arms market. Produced from 1931 to 1949, it superseded the John Pedersen designed, bottom loading and ejecting Models 10 and 29, and the John Browning designed Model 17. It was replaced by the less expensive to manufacture Remington 870 in 1951. The Model 31 was Remington's first side ejecting pump-action shotgun. Stocks were walnut with checkered walnut forend and later changed to a ribbed forend. The Model 31 was made in three gauges with 121,000 12-gauge models made and 75,000 16- and 20-gauge examples also produced. The Federal Bureau of Investigation acquired one Model 31 per office in 1935 in response to the Kansas City Massacre.[3] The model 31L was a lightweight version featuring an aluminum receiver and trigger housing. During World War II Remington produced a Model 31 riot gun for military use. These were stamped "U.S. Property" on the left side of the receiver and had an approximate serial number range of 51000-63000. Except for a single prototype, no Model 31 trench guns were produced. This particular shotgun is the sporting shotgun with a serial number of 312XX. The bluing is 80% there except on the forearm tube. The markings are all nice and sharp. The barrel itself has a full choke and the bore is nice and shiny with some minor frosting that will scrub out. The action works very well. All the markings are nice and sharp. The wood is in very nice condition with some of the gloss wearing off. The buttstock has the red rubber sleeve over it. The wood does have some bruising and scratches which one would expect. There is a light scratch on the reverse (left) side of the receiver. All in all this is a great gun! For this piece $325.00

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Here we have a Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless pistol that dates to 1917. The Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless (not to be confused with the Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammer) is a .32 ACP caliber, self-loading, semi-automatic pistol designed by John Browning and built by Colt Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. The Colt Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless is a variant introduced five years later in .380 ACP caliber. Despite the title 'Hammerless', the Model 1903 does have a hammer. It is covered and hidden from view under the rear of the slide. This allowed the pistol to be carried in, and withdrawn from a pocket quickly and smoothly without snagging.

Approximately 570,000 Colt Pocket Hammerless pistols were produced from 1903 to 1945, in five different types. Some were issued to US Army and US Air Force general officers from World War II through the 1970s. They were replaced in 1972 with the RIA Colt M15 General Officer's Model, a compact version of the M1911A1. The Shanghai Municipal Police issued the M1908 to its Chinese officers in the 1920s and 1930s and it was a popular model with police in the United States such as the New York City Police Department, Woonsocket RI, Chicopee Mas, Gloversville NY. Detroit MI and many others. In addition to lawful owners, many gangsters of the pre-World War II era favored the Model 1903 and Model 1908 because they were relatively small and easily concealed. It is said that Al Capone kept one in his coat pocket and Bonnie Parker used one to break Clyde Barrow out of jail after smuggling it into the jail by taping it to her thigh. Bank robber John Dillinger was carrying this model of pistol when he was shot by FBI agents outside the Biograph theater on July 22, 1934, and another famous bank robber, Willie Sutton had one when he was captured by police in Brooklyn on February 18, 1952. So you see this little Colt pistol has a lot of history accompaning it !!

This particular pistol came out of Michigan and is in very good condition . The bluing is about 60% and the markings are all deep and legible. The barrel has a beautiful bore in it! The action works as it should as does the grip and slide safeties. The grips are the checkered hard rubber with the Rampart Colt molded into them. The user of this pistol was left handed as there is more wear to the left grip from the hand than the right. There is a minor bit of pitting on the left side of the slide above the serarations and a tiny bit in front of the Colt markings on the right slide. This pistol comes with two magazines both of which are marked CAL 32 COLT. Check out the pics! $475.00

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Here is a Winchester Model 74 in .22 long rifle. The Winchester model 74 is a semi-automatic rifle with a 24" barrel, with this one being chambered for .22 long rifle only. It was made in 1941 according to the serial number. This one is in real good condition with the exception of drilled and tapped holes for mounting a scope on the receiver. The bluing is excellent and so is the wood except for a few dings from use. When you pull the rod back you load shells through a hole in the butt stock. The markings are nice and sharp. The bore is good. If it wasn’t for the scope mount holes this piece would rate excellent +. $365.00

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This next revolver is a Manhattan Series III .36 caliber 5 shot Revolver. The Series III came into production in September of 1861 making approximately 30,000 revolvers. The serial number on this one is 292XX and is in very, very nice condition! Not mint but nice! The barrel is 4 inch long with most of the original color present. The triggerguard has nearly 100% of the silver plating and so does the backstrap. The cylinder scene is fantastic with good scenes and markings. The piece is complete and all numbers match including the wedge. The action works just fine and is crisp. Bore is good. There seems to be something in two of the nipples but I don't know what it is. Take a look at the pics! This piece is great!!! $1100.00

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Here we have a Russian-Soviet Mosin Nagant Model 1944 (M44) Carbine dated 1947 on the barrel. Although the Soviet designed Mosin Nagant M91/30 rifle had served with distinction in The Great Patriotic War, the Soviet high command determined there was a need for a shorter and more handy bolt action service rifle for the Red Army. The savage street by street combat in cities such as Stalingrad clearly showed that a carbine length weapon would better satisfy the needs of the Red Army. While the earlier Model 1938 Carbine seemed to fill this demand, the lack of a bayonet was seen as a grave deficiency in Soviet circles. The Soviet Union was winning the war against Hitler with shear numbers of men and machines coupled with mass of attack. While the concept of soldiers with bayonets advancing in gigantic formations seemed antiquated to the militaries of the West, this philosophy was still a key factor in the Soviet order of battle. A new carbine whose bayonet would reflect this doctrine was deemed in order, and the concept behind the Model 1944 Carbine ( M44 Carbine ) was born. (Previous info curteosy of www.mosinnagant.net) This is one of those carbines with folding bayonet. This is an import having been imported by Century Arms International and is 7.62X54R caliber. This one has the built in box magazine. The metal surfaces are all in very nice condition with excellent stamps. All the numbers on the various parts seem to match. The carbine functions flawlessly. The barrel has many markings and the bore is excellent. The Russian Hammer and Sickle is stamped on the barrel as well. The sights are present and in excellent condition. The folding bayonet is also present and in excellent condition. The stock looks nice overall but does have two age cracks in the buttstock that you can see in the pics. These cracks are quite stable and strong however. The original ramrod is present as well. Overall this piece is in very good condition. For this nice carbine $350.00

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Here we have a Colt Revolving Rifle! The design of the Colt revolving rifle was essentially similar to the revolver type pistols, with a rotating cylinder that held five or six rounds in a variety of calibers from .36 to .64. The Model 1855, which was the most widely produced revolving rifle, was available in .36, .44 and .56 caliber. Four barrel lengths were available: 15, 18, 21 and 24 inches. A six shot cylinder was used if the caliber was .36 or the .44. If the caliber was .56, a five-shot cylinder was used. This particular rifle is a 56 caliber rifle with 5 shot cylinder and a lower serial number of 3030.

A revolving rifle used percussion caps, like revolving pistols of the time. A cartridge (consisting of powder and a lead ball) was loaded into the front of the chamber and then compressed with a plunger that was located beneath the barrel. Once the cylinder's chambers were loaded, percussion caps were placed over the vent nipples at the rear of the cylinder. The weapon was now ready to fire. In addition to being susceptible to chain fire problems, the revolving cylinder design also tended to spray lead splinters into the wrist and hand of the user. Revolving pistols did not suffer from this problem since the user kept both hands behind the cylinder while firing a pistol. Major problems with the design prevented its use until 1857. The principal problem was that gunpowder would sometimes leak from the paper cartridges in field conditions, lodging in various recesses around the firing cylinder. Hot gas leaking from the gap between the firing cylinder and the barrel would ignite this powder, which would in turn, ignite all of the powder in the chambers waiting to be fired. This is known as a "chain fire" and was a relatively common failure with early percussion revolving firearms. When this happened with the Colt Revolving Rifle , a spray of metal would be sent forward into the left arm and hand of the user.

Some models could be fitted with sword style bayonets. In these rifles, the front sight would double as the bayonet lug. This rifle has no provision for a sword style bayonet. The action works well, meaning the hammer cocks and drops as it should, except the cylinder has to be hand rotated. The patent marks are present although somewhat worn on the reverse (left) side of the frame. The butt stock and butt plate are original and in good condition. The fore stock is a modern replacement and needs to be changed. The ramrod is not original to this rifle either. I am sure that both barrel bands although original are improper to this gun. The barrel is 30 inches long and although I can see rifling down in it the barrel has pitting from black powder. Also, looks like a few screws have been replaced. The worst thing about this rifle is that the markings were worn off the top strap and someone engraved them back on! A bad job! But it is what it is. In good to fine condition this piece is valued from $3,250 to $10,000 in Flayderman’s last Antique Firearms Guide printed in 2007. Since this piece is a piece to either restore or use for parts we have valued it at $1,450.00 Either way it would look great over the mantle! Where you gonna find another one for this price! Check out the pics!

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Here we have a good old Remington Model 58 Sportsman semi-auto shotgun in 12 gauge 27 ½ inch barrel with modified choke and a top rib This one has seen lots of use but still has a decent bore. This one takes 2 ¾ inch shells or shorter and so stated. The stock has the usual bumps here and there but nothing major and is in good condition. The pistol grip finial shows a hunting dog with a bird in his mouth. There is checkering to the buttstock and the fore stock on this semi auto shotgun. The bluing is about 60% with spots in the finish, especially on the receiver. It would be easy to refinish if you want to but then again this is a shooter so why? The receiver is engraved on one side with a flight of ducks and the other side with a dog flushing grouse. The firearm seems to function as it should. Made between 1956 and 1963. It’s a shooter! For this firearm $325.00

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This is an old Ithaca 10 gauge double barrel shotgun! The Ithaca Gun Company is a manufacturer of shotguns and rifles originally established in Ithaca, New York in 1880. The Company name is stamped on both locks. The barrels on this shotgun seem to be laminated so it’s probably not safe to shoot and there is some corrosion in both barrels. All serial numbers match on this gun on various parts. The rabbit ear hammers match and the locks work just fine. There is some simple engraving on this old shotgun. The wooden stocks are generally in good condition but there is a repairable crack at the wrist which is not uncommon. The buttplate is hard rubber with ducks on it and the words ITHACA GUN. The forearm is in very good condition showing much wear but no damage and has a hardwood insert at the end. This shotgun weighs a whooping 10 pounds 8 ounces! The serial number of 246XX dates this old shotgun to 1893 so no paperwork is required. This one is missing the reverse (LEFT SIDE) firing pin. If I can find one to replace it the price will be reflected by that addition. All in all a good old cowboy gun! $295.00

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Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Rifle No.I Mk.III*(SMLE); 1916 Birmingham Small Arms Co.(BSA), England Production/British Service; .303 British

Here we have a British Enfield Mark III by B.S.A. Co. 1916. This is a .303 caliber weapon. There are various British proof marks on it as well as the country of origin ENGLAND stamped on the barrel. The serial number on the receiver and the ramrod plug match. The magazine is not matching. The bore is really nice and the mechanics work fine. The stock has a ding here and there but nothing major. The butt stock has a 1 ½ inch piece dovetailed onto the rear. It’s a professional job so I believe that it’s an arsenal fix. There is a shallow groove in the reverse stock next to the small lever with the III on it. The butt plate has the trapdoor for the cleaning rod, now lacking, otherwise complete. I see no import markings on this firearm. All in all it’s a very nice example of the Mark III and probably saw service in both WW1 and WW2. For this piece $495.00

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Here we have an early Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant rifle. This is a Russian weapon being a 7.62X54Rmm caliber bolt action rifle with a 31/6 inch long rifled barrel with plenty of rifling but a dark bore with some corrosion in it. The rifle has a 5 shot integral magazine, ladder rear sight, and a full length stock fastened by two barrel bands. It is blued with a walnut stock. This model 1891 was fitted with a heavyweight rear barrel section behind the rear sight. This one has the upper handguard and thusly I believe it was made 1908 to 1918 according to resources. This rifle has two sling swivels but the front one is broken. These are through blued escutcheons on either side of the stock. Complete with ramrod. The stock is in very nice condition with only some cosmetic areas that need touched up if you want to do that. The receiver and bolt match. This rifle was imported into the US by C.A.I of Vermont. The abbreviations stand for: "Century Arms International St. Albans, VT" This mark is found on Tula, Izhevsk, and Sestroryetsk M91s. Take a look at the pics! $395.00

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Here we have a very nice single shot Model 1842 Military Pistol by Aston in Showcase!

The US Model 1842 Pistol as produced by the firms of Henry Aston and Ira N Johnson represented both the beginning and the end of an era in US military handguns. This series of pistols were the last of the large bore, single shot, smooth bore pistols to be issued in any quantity and would essentially be replaced by the various multi-shot percussion revolvers that the government would begin to purchase during the 1850’s and would continue to procure through the end of the Civil War era. It was also the first official percussion ignition pistol to be adopted by the US military. The Johnson and Aston produced 40,000 of these single-shot pistols ,not counting the “Palmetto Armory” production, with Aston producing some 30,000 of the guns. The M-1842 fired a .54 caliber round ball from an 8.5” smooth bore barrel, using the same ball as the M-1841 Mississippi Rifle. The 14” long pistol was the general service pistol of the time for the US military and saw use with the infantry, cavalry, dragoons, artillery and navy. Like previous single shot military pistols used by the US, this one had a large bulbous, metal-capped, butt that was designed to allow the pistol to be used as a club after discharging it. The end result is that cracked and damaged stocks are quite commonly encountered on these pistols.

This pistol is in EXCELLENT condition, with fantastic markings that are clear and sharp. The lock is clearly marked: MIDDTN / CONN / 1851 in three vertical lines behind the hammer and US / H ASTON & CO in two lines horizontally forward of the hammer. The tang of the pistol is dated with the matching 1851 date, and the breech is very clearly marked: US / GW / P in three lines. The barrel flat is also clearly marked with a small JH inspectors mark. Also on this pistol are the initials MS which indicates that after Military use by the US forces this particular pistol was re-issued to Massachuttes Militia. The bore in this 8 1/2" round barrel is a smooth bore and shows some pitting but not bad at all for this type pistol. The metal is in very nice condition with the arsenal bright barrel. The lock and hammer show signs of old color and the trigger is blued. The front sight is a simple brass blade front sight. The hammer screw is a brass replacement instead of the steel original. I believe the screw to be quite old but is not original to the gun. The brass has a nice mellow color and may have been slightly cleaned by handling over the years. This particular weapon weighs 2 lbs, 9 ozs. The lock works perfectly and the nipple, although full of grease, is original and in great shape. I do not believe that this pistol was used much and is the nicest one that I have seen. There are dings on this weapon in the stock which is normal and a couple of cracks in the stock from the top lock plate body screw on the reverse side to the barrel being about 1 inch long for one crack and about 1/4 inch long for the other. The 2 stock cartouches are the best I have ever seen and there is a large GWW stamped there as well. That could be from the Massachuttes Militia inspector but I do not know for sure. You would have to go some to see a better example! This is a bargain at $1500.00 !! Where you gonna find a better one!

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Here we have another example of a single shot Model 1842 Military Pistol by Aston in Showcase!

This example is not as nice as the one above but has shown real use! This particular pistol has pitting and wear which I like to call Character!!! The barrel is externally pitted but some of these weapons were used by the Navy and show such wear. I cannot see any Navy markings on the piece but who knows. This weapon shows that it has been fired quite a bit a witnessed by the pitting on the breech of the barrel which would have been caused by the corrosive black powder. The nipple has been replaced and since then doesn't look like it was used. The barrel markings are all but gone but I can still see what looks like a 'WN' stamped on the barrel on the reverse. I cannot see a barrel date on the tang due to the black powder pitting. This barrel has a good smoothbore with some pitting but not overwhelming. The lockplate functions very well and is marked MIDDLETON, CONN over 1851 at the tail of the plate and in front of the hammer is US over ASTON & CO. These marks are still very visible. The hammer is a nice dark patina and has the correct original hammer screw. The captured ramrod is complete and functions as it should. The brass parts are real nice, having been cleaned sometime in their past. It's not a brilliant brightness and is turning mellow. You can see an inspectors mark here and there on this piece. The walnut stock is in generally good condition with a crack here and there that you can see in the pics. Overall it's a very nice example that actually saw hard use! Take a look at the pics! $850.00

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Here we have a real nice Beretta 92G 9MM pistol with 2 magazines in hard case. This is an excellent pistol! The Beretta 92G pistol is a de-cock only version of the 92FS Tactical and Military Pistol. The G models (designed for the French "Gendarmerie Nationale") were adopted by the French Military as PAMAS; they feature a manual de-cocking lever only instead of the safety-de-cocking lever of the 92 FS. When the de-cocking lever is released, it automatically returns to the ready-to-fire position. There is no manual safety.

This pistol is in excellent condition with only a couple of small imperfections in the finish which are minor. Has nice night sights. The piece functions flawlessly and comes in a hard case with 2 magazines, a 10 round and a 15 round magazine. The bore is excellent and I do not believe that this fine pistol has seen much use. For this piece SOLD!!!

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Here we have a M91 Russian made but Finnish restocked Mosin Nagant

The Mosin–Nagant is a five-shot, bolt-action, internal magazine–fed, military rifle, developed by the Imperial Russian Army from 1882 to 1891, and used by the armed forces of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and various other nations. It is one of the most mass-produced military bolt-action rifles in history with over 37 million units having been made since its inception in 1891, and, in spite of its age, it has been used in various conflicts around the world even up to the modern day, rugged, simple to use, and effective, much like the AK-47 and its variants. To see them in action see the great Movie about the Russian Army in WW2 with emphasis on the Great Russian Sniper, Vasily Grigoryevich Zaytsev , 23 March 1915 – 15 December 1991. Vasily was a Soviet sniper and a Hero of the Soviet Union during World War II. Prior to November 10th, 1942 he killed 32 Axis soldiers with the standard-issue Mosin–Nagant rifle (effective range of 900 metres or 985 yards). Between November 10th, 1942 and December 17th, 1943, during the Battle of Stalingrad, he killed 225 soldiers and officers of the Wehrmacht and other Axis armies, including 11 enemy snipers. A feature-length film, Enemy at the Gates (2001), starring Jude Law as Zaytsev, was based on part of William Craig's non-fiction book Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad (1973), which includes a "sniper's duel" between Zaytsev and a Wehrmacht sniper school director, Major Erwin König. It's a great film! Check it out! Here are some stats on the Finish M91 Mosin Nagant:

Finnish M91 Mosin Nagant General Specifications: General Description: Weight -- 9 1/2 lbs. (4.3kg)) Length (over all) -- 51 1/2" (130.8 cm) Barrel Length -- 31 1/2" (80.0 cm) Stock length -- 47 1/2" (120.7 cm) • Produced from- as early as 1922 to as late as 1944. • Most common model of rifle used by the Finnish military

History Finland, during the war for independence from Russia in 1917 captured numerous M91 Mosins. Along with the captured weapons, they also already had many on hand from former Soviet occupation and decided to use it as the basis to supply and arm their military. The M91 was used to arm troops from the Civil Guard to the basic infantry. Finland also purchased or traded other arms for them. Most were aquired from other countries between 1924 thru 1941, from various places such as Poland, Bulgaria, and Yugoslavia. Some M91 rifles can be found in standard Russian built configuration with nothing more than a [SA] stamp. The Finnish military decided to modify the Mosin thru out it's use. The M91 can be found in many configurations. The one thing Finland would reuse is the receiver. The receiver can be found from all manufactures and all dates, the hex receiver being widely used. Much like other Finnish weapons, variations exist, a few later M91's have been found fitted with a round receiver (very rare). The most common variation is stocks, anything from a standard reused Russian issue stock to the two and three piece spliced Finnish stock can be found. The Finnish made stocks have a change also(these have been found used on Russian stocks also), the use of metal wire sling hangers, these sling hangers allow the many different sling variations the Finn's had to be attached. Brass shims are a common find in the action, these were used as accurizing methods, helping to adjust pressure on the barrel. Other small variations can also be found, trigger set-ups from other Finnish Mosins, front and rear sights can be expected at times. The normal rear sight is generally the standard Konoalov, with an extra step for 200 meter battle sight. The Russian arshin on the left side can be X'ed out, stamped through or scrubbed. The Finnish marked the right side of the base in meters.

This particular rifle has a Russian made and dated 1930 barrel assembly mounted on the Finish laminated 2 piece stock. The entire piece is in very good condition and only lacks the cleaning rod. The metal surfaces show most of the original bluing with only a little rusting to the butt plate. The action works well and the bore is very good. This would be a good shooter! The wood stock is in very nice condition and complete. I have shown a couple of pics with the laminated 2 piece stock in them. This is a caliber 7.62x54r which is quite readily available today. For this fine piece $350.00

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Here is a Remington Model 10 Pump 12 Gauge. Conceived by Remington's designer John D. Pedersen, the gun was introduced in the Remington Arms Co. 1908-09 catalogue as the Remington Repeating Shotgun. In 1911, M. Hartley Dodge combined his firearms and ammunition companies as Remington Arms - Union Metallic Cartridge Co., and shortly thereafter they began calling the gun the Model No. 10. Wikipedia says "The Remington Model 10 is a pump-action shotgun designed by John Pedersen with an internal hammer and a tube magazine which loaded and ejected from a port in the bottom of the receiver. An updated version, the Model 29, was introduced in 1930 with improvements made by C.C. Loomis." "The United States military used a short-barreled version known variously as the "trench" or "riot" shotgun. The Winchester Model 1897 was the major production, but Remington made 3500 of the Model 10-A version for issue to U.S. troops during World War I. The Model 10 was modified by reducing barrel length to 23 inches (58 cm) and adding sling swivels, a wooden heat shield over the barrel, and an adapter with bayonet lug for affixing a M1917 bayonet. These trench guns with serial numbers between 128000 and 166000 were stamped with US and the flaming bomb insignia on the left side of the receiver. The United States military also purchased a number of Remington Model 10 with 20-inch (51-cm) barrels for guarding prisoners, and 26 to 30-inch (66 to 76-cm) barrels for training aerial gunners. The Model 10-A was used in limited numbers by the Marine Corps through the 1930s. Unfortunately this is not one of those guns. The serial number on this firearm is 62348 making this particular firearm being made in 1910 I believe. The shotgun is in good condition but lacks any color and there is a crack in the butt stock near the receiver on the reverse side that could be easily repaired. The bore is fine being shiny and bright with no pitting that I can see. There is a leather sleeve on the end of the buttstock. Good old collectible shotgun! For this one $250.00

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Here we have a very nice WW2 Japanese 7.7mm Arisaka Rifle. This is the type 99 and the Mum has been ground off revealing that it's a turned in weapon by the Japanese. This one however is a low serial number of 559. The arsenal it was made at was the Nagoya Arsenal. The rifle is in good overall condition and exhibits a great bore! The metal pieces all show a great amount 90% of the original bluing left with the exception of the triggerguard and pan which shows it may have undergone a light cleaning from probable surface rusting. All the parts match on this one including the bolt. This rifle has the anti aircraft rear sight on it minus the extendable 'wings'. The wooden stock is the original laminated type and in good condition with the usual dings and bruises, however, the top forestock has gouges on it like the solder warded off bayonet attacks probably from an American GI. Unusual! For this trophy from the South Pacific $350.00

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Here we have a WW2 era French MAS Rifle. This is a MAS 36 rifle that is dated 1936 on the receiver . This is a 7.5X54mm caliber bolt action rifle with a 22.6" barrel and a 5 shot magazine. The bolt handle slants forward. This particular rifle was imported into this country in the 1990's and is in un-issued condition by CAI of Vermont. This arsenal reworked rifle has a gray parkerized finish and is in excellent condition. The MAS 1936 Model was manufactured from 1936 to 1949. The mechanics are fine and the bore is excellent. This is a really nice looking firearm! $375.00

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Here we have a Bridgeport Gun Implement (BGI) Co. Gum Implement Set no. 961 for Shotguns. It seems to be complete with the exception of one small piece which you can see on the lable. Ithe missing piece is the 4th one from the left on the top row. Everything else is there. The box has wear as you can see but the fact that it is still here is a marvel! There is some clear tape around the top edge but not detracting. The hinge of the box is still attached. This would look great with an old Shotgun! For this set $120.00

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Here we have a very nice WW2 Japanese 7.7mm Arisaka Rifle. This is the type 99 and the Mum has been ground off revealing that it's a turned in weapon by the Japanese. This one however is a low serial number of 559. The arsenal it was made at was the Nagoya Arsenal. The rifle is in good overall condition and exhibits a great bore! The metal pieces all show a great amount 90% of the original bluing left with the exception of the triggerguard and pan which shows it may have undergone a light cleaning from probable surface rusting. All the parts match on this one including the bolt. This rifle has the anti aircraft rear sight on it minus the extendable 'wings'. The wooden stock is the original laminated type and in good condition with the usual dings and bruises, however, the top forestock has gouges on it like the solder warded off bayonet attacks probably from an American GI. Unusual! For this trophy from the South Pacific $350.00

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Here we have a WW2 era French MAS Rifle. This is a MAS 36 rifle that is dated 1936 on the receiver . This is a 7.5X54mm caliber bolt action rifle with a 22.6" barrel and a 5 shot magazine. The bolt handle slants forward. This particular rifle was imported into this country in the 1990's and is in un-issued condition by CAI of Vermont. This arsenal reworked rifle has a gray parkerized finish and is in excellent condition. The MAS 1936 Model was manufactured from 1936 to 1949. The mechanics are fine and the bore is excellent. This is a really nice looking firearm! $375.00

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Here we have a Bridgeport Gun Implement (BGI) Co. Gum Implement Set no. 961 for Shotguns. It seems to be complete with the exception of one small piece which you can see on the lable. Ithe missing piece is the 4th one from the left on the top row. Everything else is there. The box has wear as you can see but the fact that it is still here is a marvel! There is some clear tape around the top edge but not detracting. The hinge of the box is still attached. This would look great with an old Shotgun! For this set $120.00

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Heres a full stock percussion rifle with set trigger in .38 caliber. This rifle is over 56 inches long with a 46 inch octagon barrel. The stock nearly goes all the way out to the end of the barre. I would say that this was an owner built percussion firearm and was always percussion having never been converted from Flintlock. The barrel and lock was probably procured from a gun maker and the owner put it together. The stock looks homemade and just has a fantastic look to it. It’s been rope burned to simulate curly maple and looks great even though it has a crack on the side and another extension of that crack from the ramrod channel to the trigger guard. Looks like someone ‘Davy Crocketted’ someone! There’s a great story here! Wish I knew it! The stock has a great curvature appeal to it and terminates at the buttstock with no butt plate. Never was one. Firearm on a budget! Also on the other end the stock terminates at the front without a nose cap and never had one of those either! There are a few other nondisplaced age cracks here and there but nothing too bad. The set trigger works find and it becomes a hair trigger after that. The nipple is battered some from dry firing. The lock plate, hammer and nipple area of the barrel is pitted and no words/makers name is visible. The tang is a little primitive and definitely hand cut into the stock. The trigger guard is iron as well and you can see where the maker misjudged his length on the front part of that trigger guard. The wood in that area as well as the wood in the major cracks have a patina that matches the rest of the weapon so I’m sure this was done a long time ago. The ramrod pipes are simple iron pipes and the ramrod is just a steel rod which I’m sure is a replacement a long time ago. It’s still a great rifle with tons of character!!! $650.00

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Here is an original SNAKE CHARMER small .410 shotgun made by H. Koon Inc in Dallas Texas. A great website entitled NylonRifles.com wrote a good piece on these small shotguns. Here is part of what they wrote: 'A popular concept in the southern swamps and south west deserts was to carry a small shotgun for traveling in the bush. Small shotguns were also carried on fishing boats for water snakes and out on the oceans for finishing off unruly catches. Often these shotguns were inexpensive single shots cut down to minimum legal barrel and overall length. Just as often they were in the minimum caliber one could find, that being .410, (.410 is a caliber, not a gauge.) And yes, one could use various shot cartridges in pistols but single shot shotguns, particularly in .410 bore, were both light weight, cheap and ubiquitous in rural areas. Such shotguns became known as “snake charmers”. Sometime in the late 1970s or early 80’s a Texan named Homer Koon marketed a small .410 shotgun under the name “Snake Charmer”. What was unique about it was that it was all stainless steel, light weight (about 3 lbs) and had a short stock with storage for four shells and was scaled down that made it more suitable for one handed operation than shooting from the shoulder.' As per the article this is the original Snake Charmer made by Koon. This design was sold to another company who marketed it as the 'SNAKE CHARMER II' of which this is now. Since then the company has sold and this firearm is being no longer produced. This one shoots a .410 gauge shell 3 inch long or shorter. The receiver and barrel are stainless steel while the fore arm and butt stock are plastic. The barrel is smoothbore and needs a good scrubbing but should clean up fine. This firearm is in overall good condition with no cracks or breaks in it but it does have a gouge in the reverse (left) side of the stock by a screw that you can see in the pics. The gouge is not through the plastic. There is storage for 4 shells in the butt stock/ butt plate area. For this piece $175.00

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Here we have a 12 gauge Lefever Double Barrel Shotgun. Here is some history on the company:

Daniel M. Lefever was born Aug. 27th, 1835 in Ontario County, NY. By 1850 he was thought to have been in an apprenticeship with John Cutler. By 1857 Dan had started in business on his own in Canandaigua NY.

John A. Nichols Dan Lefever left to build his new hammerless shotgun in 1879. John Nichols continued building the Nichols & Lefever hammer gun under John A Nichols. There were around 600 of the Nichols guns built. The only changes that Nichols had was an adjustable hinge pin and he added an AA grade gun.

DM Lefever In 1879 Dan Lefever left Nickols & Lefever to make his new side cocking shotgun. There was about 2300 sidecockers built AA grade through E grade. Sidecockers have been recorded in 10 ga, 12 ga, 14 ga, 16 ga, and 3 barrel guns.

Lefever Arms Co. Around 1884 the sidecocker was replaced by the automatic hammerless that cocked on opening amd Lefever Arms was formed with the help from Ames Howelett the Durston's. These are the most common of the Lefever guns. We referred to as the "Syracuse model". Dan was in his hay day designing new and iprovments to his Lefever Arms gun. By 1901 Dan had been pushed out of the front office and was the shop superintendent. By 1901 Dan had his fill and left Lefever Arms Co. LAC guns have been seen in grades 1000, Optimus, AA, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H I, DS. In gauges from 8 ga, 10 ga, 12 ga, 14 ga, 16 ga, 20 ga, rifle and 3 barrel guns. Around 1916 the Durston's sold Lefever Arms to the Ithaca gun Co. Ithaca built or assambled the remaining Lefever Arms guns until about 1920.

This particular gun is a G grade gun is the Automatic Hammerless that cocked on opening and has a brass sheet repair to the wrist that was recessed into the wood so it would be a smooth transition. Whoever owed this old shotgun loved it enough to save it. The serial number on the "G" grade gun is 158XX with the last patent date of '87 on the triggerguard but I believe that this shotgun was made turn of the century into the 20th century. The action works well and the barrels are tight with no wobble to them at all. There is some pitting down the damascus barrels but mostly bright and would enjoy a good scrubbing! The original hard rubber buttplate is still there and in good condition. The stock is sound and original except where it was repaired. Some dings and nicks to the wood but pleasing. Heck, it's a 100 + year old firearm! For this good old girl $450.00

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Here we have a new in the box Rossi Model 59 Gallery Pump Rifle in .22 magnum cartridge. This rifle is blue with a 23 inch barrel and holds 10 rounds. It’s 39.25 inches long overall and weighs 5.5 pounds. The rifle is a takedown and looks to having not been fired or having been fired very little. There is a small worn spot on top of the barrel in the blue from box storage/transport as well as a small worn spot in the blue where the slide must have been opened up a time or two but the tag is still attached to the piece and I do not see any powder residue. The serial number on the box matches the rifle and the original paper work is included. See the pics! This is one nice little rifle! $750.00

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Here we have a very nice Model 92 Marlin Lever Action Rifle in .32 Caliber. This rifle , according to the serial number of 364864 was made in 1907. This rifle has a 24 inch round barrel that exhibits very nice rifling with a nice bright bore. This rifle also has the full length magazine tube and rear buckhorn as well as blade front sight. The action works perfectly! The color on the metal has turned to a nice dark plum patina with some original color present in protected areas. THe walnut stock is in very nice condition with a few minor dings here and there from wear but nothing really worth mentioning. The patent markings are clear and all there but some what worn however the Marlin Model 92 markings are deep and sharp. This is a very nice and desireable firearm! Check out the pics! $850.00

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Here we have a Single Shot .22 made in the 1950's by Mossberg. This is a beefy rifle that would be a wonderful stable shooter! It's bolt action and shoots .22 S-L-LR. The barrel is marked 'Wards Western FIeld 94M 390A' which is a Mossberg Model 26C. Many major retailers like Sears, Wards etc. had their brand name put on the firearms that they sold. Many of these guns were basically the same as the existing manufacturers with different wood, sights etc. This particular rifle is in excellent condition with most of the original bluing on it . The receiver is slightly turning brown and has been drilled and tapped but I don't know if that was original or not to this piece. The original sights are still on the rifle. The markings are nice and deep on the barrel and the rifling is nice and shiny with deep rifling. The original red and green safety buttons are present on the stock. The stock is a very nice piece of walnut with only a slight age crack by the front sling guide and a couple of dings (grooves) to the bottom of the stock, otherwise fine. This nice old rifle brings back memories!! $225.00

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Here we have a RARE Remington 20 Ga. Single barreled percussion shotgun made circa 1866 through the 1870's. As per Flayderman's 9th Edition of the Antique Firearms Guide the quantity is unknown but the 1873 catalog mentioned having made and sold 10,000 of which they rarely show up on the market. In my 36 years of business this is only the 2nd one that I have obtained. This piece is a 20 gauge 35" round barrel, muzzle crowned firearm. It has a narrow, flat iron frame with center mounted hammer that has a deep "V" notched sighting slot on the hammer head. This piece, as normal, is completely unmarked except perhaps under the barrel with an inspectors mark or proof mark. I have not taken it apart to see. The shotgun has a walnut stock and short forend with iron tip. The forend has a repair with a splice of wood added due to damage. This is an old repair. The shotgun has an iron trigger guard and butt plate. It is of a simple design and construction. The ramrod is a replacement. The rear dovetailed sight is lacking but otherwise complete and in wonderful working condition. See the pics! $495.00

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Here we have a Fraternal or Society sword. Here is some history on the maker thanks to Kris Rzepczynski, Kalamazoo, Michigan Public Library Staff, :

Henderson-Ames Company: Regalia Makers One of the country’s leading producers of uniforms and regalia, the Henderson-Ames Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan, served lodges, secret societies, and other social organizations for forty years. Frank Henderson first moved to Kalamazoo from Dowagiac in 1860 and formed a saddlery business with Charles Brown in 1866. After buying out his partner a few years later, Henderson expanded his business in 1868 by adding uniforms and regalia. Henderson formed a new partnership in 1870 with T. F. Giddings, but the two partners split three years later; Henderson maintained the new regalia division while Giddings kept the saddlery division. Nineteenth Century Growth In 1893, the Henderson-Ames Company was officially formed when Henderson consolidated with the Chicago branch of the Ames Sword Company in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Awarded the medal and diploma for excellence of quality and design at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the company quickly made a name for itself. In 1895, Henderson moved to a new home (Henderson Castle) on West Main Hill overlooking Kalamazoo. He died in 1899, so he did not live to see the scandal that undermined his company following the Spanish-American War. The company had purchased large quantities of unused militia uniforms at salvage prices, and after a few minor alterations, sold them back to the State of Michigan at full price. Twentieth Century Changes The company survived the scandal, and in 1900 built a five-story factory on the corner of W. Main Street (today Michigan Avenue) and N. Park Street. It dominated that intersection until it was razed in 1940. The company manufactured uniforms during World War I, and enjoyed great prosperity in the early part of the twentieth century. By 1924, it maintained over $1 million of business a year, but the great depression took its toll. In 1933, the Henderson-Ames Company merged with another regalia firm, the Lilley Company of Columbus, Ohio, to form the Lilley-Ames Company. Operations were soon moved to Ohio, effectively ending the company’s affiliation with Kalamazoo. Collectors Items The Henderson-Ames Company manufactured uniforms, regalia, ceremonial swords, flags and emblems for fraternal organizations, secret societies, bands, police and fire departments, railroad workers, and even the United States military. Although it has been out of business for more than sixty years, many of its products--particularly its swords-- have become heirlooms and collectors items, which continue to carry the company's legacy all over the world. Written by Kris Rzepczynski, Kalamazoo Public Library Staff, 1998. Updated 14 September 1999.

The company with this name lasted from 1893 tp 1933 so this sword was made prior to 1934. The sword is marked on the crossguard In hoc signo vinces a Latin phrase meaning "In this sign you will conquer", often also rendered in early modern English as "In this sign thou shalt conquer". This phrase on swords were used by Masons – Knights Templars for ceremonies. For it’s age this sword is in good condition only showing some flaking of the nickel plating. The gold plating is fantastic as well as the handgrip and hand guard. This entire piece is 38 inches long in the sheath. It’s a German made sword as evidenced by the bear/lion logo on the ricasso and has some very nice etching on the blade. The Henderson-Ames makers markings are also on the ricasso. The blade itself is just over 30 inches long. This is still a nice piece and is complete with suspension rings. There is no previous owners name etched on the blade or scabbard. For this Ornate piece of Masonic History $195.00

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This is a very nice Collector's Quality H&R Automatic Ejection Double action top break revolver made c. 1889-1940 being a five shot .32 S&W caliber. This one has patent dates on the barrel of Apr. 2 '95 and Apr. 7 '95 with a serial number of 110357 so since we are not sure if it was made prior to 1898 we will have to transfer it legally. Total estimated quantity for this model 2 was estimated at 1,300,000 and whatever is left is generally not in this good of condition as this one. This revolver has the 2 7/8th inch barrel which is original and has not been cut. This one has the checkered hard rubber grips with the H&R Target design at the top. The grips are near perfect. This revolver has the company name and location along with the patent dates on the barrel rib. Nothing is stamped on the obverse side of the barrel but on the reverse side of the barrel is PREMIER 32 s&w ctge. The hinge is tight with no wobble and the action works fine. The nickel finish is very good with only an area of light frosting and a few chips that is less than normal. Case color is still highly visible on the hammer and trigger and nearly all the blue is left on the trigger guard. The matching cylinder serial numbers of 357 is also on the ejector and it's normal to use only the last 3 numbers due to space available on these parts. All in all this is an exceptional quality for this model. The barrel has some minor pitting but still has sharp lands and grooves and is shiny. This is a nice one! $275.00

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Here we have a circa 1889 to 1940 Harrington and Richardson .32 caliber six shot Double Action Top Break revolver serial number 427026 with the cylinder and ejector matching with the serial numbers 26. The top rib of the 3 3/8 inch long barrel is marked HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON ARMS Co WORCESTER, MASS. U.S.A. The obverse side of the barrel has no markings on it but the reverse side of the barrel has on it 32 S&W CTGE. The hinge is tight and solid and the ejector works as it should. Most of the original nickel finish is present on this piece estimated at 80-85%. The action works perfectly and the bore is fine. The grips have suffered some damage with chips missing on the bottom of both grips. Check out the pics. All in all this is a really pretty large frame .32 caliber revolver by a really well know company! $250.00

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Here we have an excellent condition German WW2 Dagger with two strap hanger. This is a WW2 German Heer Officers Dagger in great condition with the blade marked E.W.HOLLER – SOLINGEN.

Thanks to MILITARYITEMS.COM for this information: German Army Dagger - The german armed forces were very concerned with the appearance of the soldiers. They wanted to ensure that every combatant was proud of being a member of their unit. To that end, the general command deviced a series of items that would make every branch of the service distinctive. The German Army Officer's dagger is one of those items. The high quality construction and beauty of the daggers have made them a desirable military collectible. No other army in the world has ever had the number of variations and complexity in design for daggers as did the German armed forces of the Third Reich.

This one is in excellent condition with 2 strap marked hanger. The grip is orange celluloid and in very nice condition. This one is complete with the sheather which is also in excellent condition! The hanger is marked on the top attachment metal piece O.R.G.M. and so are the bottom attachment pieces. The strap material is silver bullion with green felt on reverse. This is an excellent specimen of German Daggers- To the Victors go the spoils!. For this excellent piece $575.00 Check out the pics!

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Here we have two camping hand axes that are marked SHARLEIGH HARDWARE CO. FOR SPORTSMEN that I believe are from the 1940’s. You can find the history of this company at http://www.thckk.org/history/shapleigh-history.pdf Mr. Sharleigh opened in 1843 with two partners in St. Louis, MO. The name of the company changed in 1863 the name changed again. The slogan here on these axes were first used in 1909 although the Company changed names again in the early 1900’s . Later on they joined with Simmons and even later on they became Sharleigh Keen Kutter . In 1918 the name changed to what is on these Axes now. This company closed in the 1960’s . Nice hand axes being about 14 inches long overall with the ax head being 5 inches long from the bit to the poll. One has a nice hunting dog on point with the original paint still on it and the other has on it a Mallard Drake with green paint still on the head and an orange bill. The bits have been sharpened but that doesn’t matter that much. The handles are the original handles and are in great condition! $450.00 for the pair. Where you gonna find others this good!

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Here we have a set of 4 Iver Johnson marked butter knives! They are each about 10 inches long with celluloid handles and each blade is marked IVER JOHNSON S.G. CO. BOSTON. Iver Johnson made many items including guns, knives, holsters, bicycles, clocks and many, many other items for the American Market. An internet search turned up nothing but if you go to http://www.oldbike.eu/iverjohnson/?page_id=247 you can see their online museum! For the 4 of them $65.00

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Here is a dandy 1873 Model Single Action Army in .45 Long Colt. This is a true Cowboy and US Cavalry Revolver as used during that period. The serial number of 784XX dates this particular revolver to 1882. Lots of things going on in the west in 1882!! The revolver has matching serial numbers on the frame, trigger guard, butt strap and cylinder. There is a non- matching number on the loading gate but that may just be a part number. The markings are all clear and sharp on this piece. The barrel has good rifling in it and is 7 ½ inches long. The action works well and every time. The original blue has turned into a dark finish but looks pleasing. There seems to be a small amount of blue present in hidden places like screw heads and the hammer. Only one screw has been burgered up a little. The original Ivory grips are present and are very nice with typical age cracks. These grips are actually more yellow than my pics show. I am sure they were put on the revolver during the period. They have a slight shrinkage due to age but really very nice! Overall this is an excellent example of an Old West Gun that helped tame the West!!! For this fine piece $4500.00

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Here is a nice Civil War double-action Starr revolver in .44 caliber. I'm sure that this one has been reblued but was done by someone who knew what they were doing. All the markings are sharp and clear and it looks great! We like to have them with the original bluing on them but at least you can see what it must have looked like when it was issued. The action works great in single and double action. There is very little pitting on this piece. The bore shows a considerable amount of rifling and this piece could be fired today. The bright finished areas ie: loading lever, trigger guard and trigger, backstrap and hammer are finished in the bright and has a trace of a case hardening look to them. The grips are very nice and show dings here and there with 2 nice cartouches. One of the cartouches has been double stamped. The knurled top strap knob is a replacement and needs to be changed with an original . There is no slot in this replacement knob as per the original. One nipple has been changed however the other 5 are originals. There are serial numbers on the front frame and hammer rest but none on the cylinder, however, the cylinder is original. I have owned several Starr revolvers both single action and double action and have never had one with a serial number on the cylinder but I see pics on line that many do. I did not take off the grips to check there for a serial number. This one is numbered 21643. This model was made from the late 1850's through the early 1860's when it was replaced by the Single action revolver. The frame markings are STARR ARMS CO. NEW YORK and STARR'S PATENT JAN. 15, 1856. There are government inspector markings here and there on this piece. I don't think this revolver was restored recently as there is some age and wear to the bluing now. From a S.C. collection. For this fine piece-- $1,650.00

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Here we have a Model 1873 Winchester Lever Action Rifle in .44-40 caliber!!

Winchester 73 toggle-link action

The Model 1873 was one of the most successful Winchester rifles of its day, gaining the reputation as "The Gun that Won the West". Still an icon almost a century and a half later, it was manufactured between 1873 and 1919. Originally chambered for the .44-40 cartridge, it was later produced in .38-40 and /32-20, all of which were also popular handgun cartridges of the day, allowing users to conveniently carry just one type of ammunition. The Model 1873 was produced in three variations: a 24" barrel rifle, 20" barrel carbine, and a "musket" (a term that, at the time, denoted a full length military-style stock, not to be confused with a true smoothbore musket). The easy to transport and handle carbine was the most popular, while the musket accounted for less than 5–10 percent of total production.

This particular weapon is the rifle measureing 43 inches long overall with a 24 inch rifled octagon barrel. The barrel markings are .44 W.C.F. & WINCHESTER'S REPEATING ARMS NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. -KING'S IMPROVEMENT PATENTED MARCH 29, 1866 OCTOBER 16, 1860. Rifling can still be seen down the barrel although it is a bit dark and does have some minor pitting. The receiver has a dark type patina and the usual ding here and there from use. There is a small amount of pitting on the side plate and rear receiver on the reverse. The original dust cover is still present and in good condition. The action is smooth and tight with no wobble to the lever. The dark walnut stocks are in good condition with a ding here and there from use. The cleaning rod is missing from the buttstock but they usually are. The serial number of 3479XXB indicates that this weapon was made in 1890 so no paperwork will have to be done as it is an authentic legal Antique weapon. This is a beautiful gun that was there and was used!!! For this piece $1,995.00

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Here we have a decent Civil War Era 1850’s – 1860’s Percussion 12 ga. Double barrel shotgun. These type of guns were actually carried by sportsmen, hunters, farmers and soldiers. The Confederacy actually contracted for double barrel shotguns with some of them having bayonets made for them! I have attached a famous photo of a Confederate Master and Slave that were best friend that went off to war together. As you can see from the photo the black soldier is carrying a double barrel shotgun. I am in no way implying that this shotgun was used by the Confederacy. I have no history on this piece just wanting to show that they were used. This one is in decent shape being 48 inches long overall with 32 inch barrels. The walnut stock is in generally good condition with no breaks that I can see. One of the barrel lock escutcheons is damage and needs replaced. The barrel key is intact as well as the reverse escutcheon. The butt plate is iron. The box locks both work but the reverse one needs a little work as the hammer won’t stay back routinely. The hammers do match. There is some simple floral engraving on the locks but nothing too fancy. This is the 2 trigger model as it should be and the iron trigger guard has the same simple floral engraving on it as the locks do. The wrist of the walnut stock has some hand checkering on it. I can see no makers name on this piece anywhere. The two ramrod thimbles are present being steel however the original ramrod is lacking. Most people just replace it with a walnut dowel rod. All in all this is a good example of a Civil War era shotgun. For this old piece $325.00

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We just got in this little beauty! This is a Savage Model 1907 Auto Pistol being an early made one with a 3 digit serial number! These were manufactured from 1910 to 1917 which this one being made in 1910! This 10 shot .32 ACP pistol uses a mag in the grip which you can see in the pics. This pistol is in the blue, being approximately in the 85% range with some thinning of the blue. It has fixed sights, metal grips (early manufacture in .32 ACP only until serial number 10,980) and an exposed cocking piece that’s kind of like a rounded hammer. The bore is still pretty good with nice grooves. The action works well. I wouldn’t be afraid to shoot this one! All in all it’s a dandy example of an early Semi-Automatic pistol. Take a look at the pics! For this piece $650.00

The TRAPPER below is SOLD!!!

1. This is a pretty nice TRAPPER model Harrington & Richardson 7 shot .22 caliber revolver with decent brown leather tooled flap over holster. The H&R ‘Trapper Model’ was made between 1924 and 1941.

I believe that this piece was actually modeled after the Hunter model. The Hunter has a 10 inch octagonal barrel and the Trapper has a 6” octagonal barrel. This revolver is a double action revolver in good working order. This revolver exhibits about 60% to 65% bluing left. The walnut checkered grips are original to this piece and in good condition with some minor dings on the bottom of them. Markings are sharp. This is a nice revolver with holster. For this group $250.00

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This is a nice, used, but not abused Winchester Model 12 - 12 ga pump shotgun. The Standard Catalog of Firearms tells me that this model was designed by T.C. Johnson and was the first slide-action hammerless shotgun built by Winchester. This Model 12 enjoyed great success in its 68 year history and over 2,000,000 model 12's were built. Quite a success story! The Model 12 was well made and very popular. All Model 12s were the takedown variety. This Model 12 was dropped from the product line in 1963 but in 1972 the Model 12 was resurrected in their regular production line in 12 ga with a ventilated rib. This one does not have the ventilated rib and is thusly produced before 1963. The serial number of 13703XX shows that this weapon was made before 1963 as well. This firearm has the 30 inch barrel. This is the standard grade shotgun with the grooved slide handle. This shotgun is in generally good condition just showing slight wear from using. The metal finish is very nice with some wear here and there and a few minor scratches. The bore is nice and shiny. The stock is also in good condition with a ding here and there. No cracks and no breaks. This is a nice piece! For this shotgun $495.00

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Here we have an old 12 ga double barrel shotgun that is marked HENRY ARMS CO. Henry Arms Co. was a name used on shotguns distributed by H&D Folsom c. 1900. It may have been manufactured by Crescent Firearms, Meriden, CT, or it may have been imported from a Belgian maker. It's lineage is not clear but one thing that is clear is that this shotgun had no relation to the famous Henry Repeating Rifles which were the forerunners of the Winchester lever actions. At any rate this is a good old shotgun and has seen action. It still works fine except that the right hand hammer will not stay back. It catches but pops forward at the slightest inclination. The barrels are fairly tight to the frame. On many of these old shotguns they wobble quite a bit. The metal parts: barrel, triggerguard, tang, hammers are a nice dark patina. The locks are a little less dark but match and I am quite confident that they are original to this piece. The bores are a little dull but I am quite surprised as to how good they are. The walnut stocks are in good condition showing a nice patina and are checkered. The butt plate is plastic. All in all a nice old shotgun! $250.00

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Here we have a pretty nice Model 1891 Bayonet and Scabbard for the Carcano Italian Rifle. This one has a nice leather scabbard with brass attachments. The bayonet is in nice condition with excellent wooden grips. The locking mechanism has a stout spring but works fine. The only markings on the bayonet is 1084 on the guard and an inspectors mark. The blade has been sharpened but not overly done. Nice one! $95.00

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Here we have a wonderful Brand New Palmetto AR-9 Pistol! This pistol has the Palmetto PA-X9 lower. The PSA 9mm Billet Complete Classic Pistol Lower designed to use Glock®-style magazines.. Machined from Billet 7075 T6 forgings and then hard coat anodized, these lowers are purpose built to accept 9mm Glock®-style magazines. Designed to work with PSA's new 9mm Hybrid uppers. The lower is assembled with a Palmetto State Armory Pistol Lower Build Kit with a classic A2 Grip and PSA pistol buffer tube…

Now to the upper barrel assy:

This is the PSA 9mm 7.5" Pistol Length 6" Lightweight Keymod Upper - with Hybrid BCG and Charging Handle. Here are the stats:

Barrel Length: 7.5"

Barrel Profile: A2 Style

Barrel Steel: Chrome Moly

Barrel Finish: Melonite

Chrome Lining: No

Muzzle Thread: 1/2-36

Chamber: 9mm (9x19)

Twist Rate: 1 in 10"

Barrel Extension: 9mm

Muzzle Device: Bird cage style Flash Hider

Receiver Material: Forged 7075 T6

Receiver Type: M4

Hand guard Type: PSA 6" Keymod Lightweight Rail

Bolt Hybrid G-9

Bolt Steel: 8620

Charging Handle

Overall Length: 15.5"

Upper Weight as configured: 3.45 lbs

This pistol has the new Shockwave Stabilizer attached to it along with the FFL letter of compliance and attached to the stabilizer is a shoulder sling. The pistol is topped off with an outstanding BURRIS FAST FIRE 2 Red-Dot Reflex Sight w/ 4 MOA Dot Reticle and riser mount. Also accompanying the pistol is 2 GLOCK 31 round poly magazines. This is an outstanding pistol and handles very well! $825.00 Check out the pics! I can include a soft case for this pistol for an additional $30.00

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Here is a North American Arms Sidewinder in .22 magnum! North American Arms has been making high-quality mini revolvers for a long time. They have always been reliable little weapons, carried by thousands of people either as a backup to their primary weapon, or as the only firearm that is small enough to conceal easily, every day. This is a new model called the Sidewinder. The sidewinder has the cylinder that pivots out to the side like the bigger revolvers. Up until now you had to pull the front pin and the entire cylinder came out entirely to load so this is quite an improvement. This is a .22 mag and is a great concealed revolver for self protection. It's a single action model meaning you have to pull back the hammer before firing. It's all stainless steel with nice wooden grips and made in the USA! Comes in the case with paperwork. Brand spanking new and never fired. For this piece $350.00 jmn 2 Modern Guns 53

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Here we have a great condition Ruger Bearcat!!

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The Ruger Bearcat is a single-action, .22 caliber revolver manufactured by Sturm, Ruger & Co., introduced in 1958. It is based on the classic Remington revolvers of the mid-1800s. Because of its compact size and frame, it is advertised as being ideal for hikers or campers in need of a .22 LR revolver. This particular little .22 revolver is almost in like new condition! There are the smallest lines on the cylinder from turning. This is the steel frame model with the steel triggerguard. This is a totally unmessed with example and sure to please! According to the Ruger website this particular revolver was made in 1965 but it looks like it was made yesterday! Excellent, excellent quality!!! The only thing I see that keeps it from being mint besides the very light turning lines on the cylinder is a couple of the smallest marks on the triggerguard where the color is lacking, other than that this gun would be considered mint- as is very good +++. For this outstanding piece-- $645.00 item jmn 5 Modern Guns 50

Here's another H & R type pistol that is actually the Iver Johnson make that follows the designation of the HUNTER model but the top of the barrel is marked TARGET and I believe it's made about the same time as the HUNTER model. This one is marked on the top strap I.J. TARGET Model , Model 1900 Fitchburg, Mass U.S.A. It looks the same in every way except the walnut grips are just a little different. This one is also a 7 shot .22 rimfire. This one works fine in the double action mode but does not hold back in the single action mode. There is some original color here and there on this one , thinning but perhaps 20% or more. The markings on top of the cylinder strap are TARGET MODEL- MODEL 1900 FITCHBURG, MASS. A nice revolver and with a marking that I do not see often. $325.00 Modern Guns 38

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Here we have a beautiful little Winchester Model 94 Saddle Ring Carbine in .30-30 or what was known then as .30 WCF. This firearm has a lot of original bluing on the barrel and full extended magazine tube. The receiver had thinned to silver and has been polished some since then. The markings are sharp and clear and it’s a beautiful little piece. The rifling is very nice still as well. The action works flawlessly. The wood is very nice as well with just the usual dings from used. Heck, this Winchester was made in 1925 so it should have a few dings. Nothing serious however. Take a look at the pics. They tell you more than I can. Nice! $1,150.00

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Colt Single Action Army in .45 caliber! Made in 1899!!

The Colt Single Action Army which is also known as the Single Action Army, SAA, Model P, Peacemaker, M1873, and Colt .45 is a single-action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges. It was designed for the U.S. government service revolver trials of 1872 by Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company – today's Colt's Manufacturing Company – and was adopted as the standard military service revolver until 1892.

This revolver was made in 1899 according to the serial number of 1871XX. This revolver has seen good honest use and is in still good condition. All the stampings are nice and sharp and easily read. There is some very minor pitting here and there, as normal, and there is some frosting in the bore as well as some corrosion in the bore but not bad. This is still a shooter and fully functions as it should. The action is actually very tight. The only thing that needs fixed on this piece is the ejector tab on the spring loaded ejector rod. The revolver is a nice dark patina and you can see that the screw heads have not been messed with. Those screws still show color on the heads and there is original color on the trigger guard and on the butt. There is a M scratched on the butt and the owner believes it is the last name ititial of his father who owned this weapon. The last name will be released to the purchaser. The loading gate has 198 on it so I don't know if it's a replacement or not but the patina matches the rest of the gun.This is still a very nice revolver! $3495.00 Has to be transfered by a FFL holder or can go to a C & R licensee. Take a look at the pics!!

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Here's a Winchester Model 92 (1892) in 25-20 W.C.F. that is in very good condition! This one has the serial number dating it to 1924 of 9359XX. The rifle is in overall very nice condition for a 91 year old rifle! This is a solid frame sporting rifle with a 24 inch round barrel and a full length magazine. This rifle has the plain straight grip walnut stock with capped forearm. This forestock has chips missing on both sides of the cap that I've seen on several of these models so that must be a weakness with them. The action works great being nice and tight with a nice shiny sharp bore in the barrel. The walnut stock is in very nice condition with the usual dings with the exception of the aforementioned forestock, otherwise no cracks or breaks. You can see that damage in the pics. This rifle was used but definitely not abused. All of the markings are sharp and clear. The receiver is a dark plum brown patina while the barrel and mag tube retain most of the original color. There are a few dings in the metal as well but not bad. There is also a little corrosion on the end of the barrel that you can see in the pics. I'm being over critical because this is a beautiful Winchester! This piece is nice!!! $1200.00

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Winchester Model 92 in 25-20 W.C.F.!!

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Winchester Modle 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine .25-20 made in 1909!!!

Here's a very nice Model 1892 SRC in .25-20! The wood is in good condition but it appears to have been cleaned at some point. I don't believe it has been sanded as it still fits tightly against the metal parts. The color on the receiver is a kind of medium dark silver patina while the barrel and ammo tube retain a lot of color yet. All of the markings are sharp and deep on this carbine. The action works well and is tight. There is good shiny, sharp rifling in the barrel . The model 1892 was built between 1892 and 1932 with slightly more than 1 million sold. The Model 1892 Carbine continued to be sold until 1941. Serial number on this one is 5114XX. This carbine has a 20 inch round barrel, full magazine with plain walnut straight grip stock with one barrel band forearm. Take a look at the pics! $1750.00

Winchester Model 53 in 25-20 caliber!

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This 1926 made Winchester 53 is in 25-20 caliber as indicated by the 4 digit serial number and is in very nice condition. It has a 22 inch round barrel. In 1924, Winchester introduced the Model 53 lever-action rifle as a more modern version of the 1892 Winchester. The Model 53 was available in 44-40, 32-20, and 25-20 calibers. This rifle could be ordered only with a round 22 inch barrel, the forearm smooth, half-magazine, a plain or pistol grip walnut straight-grip stock, and shotgun butt. The frame and barrel were blued and had either a solid or takedown feature. This rifle has the solid feature.

The Model 53 was manufactured through 1932 with approximately 25,000 guns produced during the 8-year production period. The Model 53 was discontinued along with several other Winchester models because it could just not compete in sales with the 1894 and the impact of the Great Depression on Winchester Arms.

This lever action firearm is in very nice condition with the usual dings from use. Heck, it's 89 years old so it should have some dings on it! The receiver has a nice dark brown patinas as does the lever. The barrel is mostly original color with wear on the edges of the end of the barrel. All of the markings are sharp and clear. The action works flawlessly and the action is tight. The rifling down the barrel is very sharp and shiny. The walnut stocks are in very nice condition as well and are dark from age. The edges of the stock are sharp and fit well indicating that this stock was never sanded or refinished. This is an excellent Winchester Rifle!!! $1 750.00

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U.S. Military Tactical Grouping including 9MM Beretta. The Beretta M9, officially the Pistol, Semiautomatic, 9mm, M9, is a 9×19mm Parabellum pistol adopted by the United States Armed Forces in 1985. It is essentially a military specification Beretta 92FS.

This is a very nice example of the Beretta pistol made in 1998 that has replaced grips, barrel and slide assembly, some internal springs, and some of the parts that had finish wear. It had a 92FS slide on it that had finish wear, so it was replaced with an M9 slide (the same part – different markings). The slide is military (see the PM marking). The military M9s will have U.S. marked on the frame. The slide is marked with the PM and military part number. The civilian M9 slide doesn’t have the PM marking. Check out the following websites: http://www.inetres.com/gp/military/infantry/pistol/M9.html http://www.gunauction.com/buy/8721355 http://militaryarms.blogspot.ca/2012/05/civilian-m9-pistol.html The slide is marked U.S. 9mm M9-P. BERETTA-65490 with a PB in a circle on one side and ASSY9346442-65490 on the other side with a newer stamped PM which is inspectors initials. This PM stamp was stamped on the slide after the firearm was finished as there is no finish inside the stamp which indicates The trigger guard is stamped with a large P in a shield.

This is a very nice example of the Beretta M9 at any rate. The slide is marked U.S. 9mm M9-P. BERETTA-65490 with a PB in a circle on one side and ASSY9346442-65490 on the other side with a newer stamped PM which is the military inspectors initials. This PM stamp was stamped on the slide after the firearm was finished as there is no finish inside the stamp. The trigger guard is stamped with a large P in a shield.

This particular weapon is in excellent condition with just slight finish wear here and there as shown in the photos. The action works great and all the markings are clear and sharp. The bore is excellent as well. The grouping includes 3 - 15 round magazines , the military laynard ring, the tactical magazine pouches and the tactical leg holster. This is a nice outfit with everything for one money! Take a look at the pics! $545.00

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Here we have an outstanding example of a Harrington & Richardson top break "22 SPECIAL" .22 WRF caliber revolver. This pistol is a 6 inch barrel, 7 shot pistol with one piece walnut grips. Here is some info found online: 22 SPECIAL LARGE FRAME TOP BREAK----------------------1925-1941 6 inch barrel only, 22 Rimfire 9 shot & 22 WRF Caliber 7 shot, blue finish only, 2 piece walnut grips (after 1932 I piece grips) First Variation, 7 shot 22 rimfire only, over sized 2 piece saw handle shaped walnut grips (serial number range above 490000*)-----1926-1928 Second Variation 9 shot 22 rimfire and 7 shot 22WRF (serial number range 497000-559100*)---------1928-1930 Third Variation new rounded 2 piece grip (saw handle shape eliminated) (serial number range unknown)-----1931-1932 Fourth Variation safety cylinder and new grip frame (RICE FRAME) (serial number range 559100-590000*)-----1933-1938 Fifth Variation automatic cylinder stop (serial number range above 590000*)-------1939-1942 . According to the serial number on this piece this is the 5th variation as it has a serial number slightly above the 590000 starting number. This revolver has a great original finish being approximately 94 to 97% remaining. There are a few minor scratches to the cylinder from turning and a small amount of loss on the barrel from being in a holster I believe. The action works fine and the rifling in the barrel is very, very nice and sharp. There are a couple of minor nicks in the grip bottom but no cracks or breaks otherwise. All the markings are sharp and deep. The barrel is marked H & R “22 SPECIAL”. There is no wobble to the hinge and everything locks up tight! This is one nice piece!!! $495.00

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Here we have a Winchester Model 190 is very nice condition. Early on it came in .22 S, L, or LR cal., semi-auto, 15 shot LR tube mag., alloy receiver, uncheckered walnut finished hardwood stock, 24 (Rifle Model) in. barrel, approx. 2,150,000 (including the Model 290 listed also) during 1967-1980. Up until the 1970's the 190 came in short as well but later dropped and was made in Long and Long Rifle. This particular rifle is the later made one. This rifle is in very good condition only having a couple of minor scratches on the receiver. The bluing is excellent, the wood is excellent and so is the bore. This piece functions very well and obviously was not used much. For this one $165.00

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Here we have a very nice Model 1907 Sweidish Husqvarna Pistol in .380 caliber with a nice original holster and 3 magazines total. This pistol is a copy of the FN Browning Model 1903 made for the Swedish army beginning in 1907. This pistol remained in service until 1940. Many were converted to .380 and imported in to the US. This pistol is one of those converted. This pistol is in very nice condition with a very nice bore as well. The original finish is present with wear to the high lines on this piece from going in and out of the holster and general use. Overall It’s in very nice condition with just a little chip out of the top of one of the grip panels. All the markings are very clear and sharp. This is a nice piece! Check out the pics. Comes with the original pebble grained leather holster and 3 magazines all being in very nice condition. For the lot $595.00

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Here we have a real nice Winchester Model 1894 special order Sporting rifle. The serial number 123754 on this rifle puts it as being made in 1898. This .30 W.C.F. (30-30) caliber model has the 22 inch round barrel instead of the 26 inch barrel and has the walnut pistol-grip walnut stock that is not chekered. This rifle also has the half tube magazine. This particular rifle also has the straight steel shotgun butt plate. The bore is real nice on this rifle and the action works perfect. The walnut stock is in good untouched condition with a couple of small scratches/ gouches but no cracks or breaks. The barrel exhibits quite a bit of the original color but it is fading. The rear buckhorn sight is still present as well as the front LYMON blade sight. All of the markings are quite clear and legible. The receiver is turning a silvery brown color and all screw heads are in quite good shape. The loading gate exhibits most of it's original blue. The pistol grip terminates with the original hard rubber Winchester oval logo with original decorative screw. There is an 'X' stamp on the receiver forward of the trigger. All in all this is a beautiful Sporting Winchester! For this piece $2,750.00

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10. Here we have a Model 1890 Winchester slide action rifle serial number 2305XX being made in 1904 but fitted with a later Model 1906 replacement barrel and stock. There is not much color left on it but it is complete and in good operable condition. This model has the round barrel and ringed forearm. The markings are nice and deep on this piece and very easily read. The winchester proof marks are on the 20 inch barrel and it has a goodly amount of rifling. Actually the rifling looks nice and sharp. This is a tubular feed rifle. The walnut stock has a little nick by the rear tang but otherwise just the usual dings from use. There are no cracks or breaks in this little rifle. One receiver screw head is buggered up pretty good and the others are as normal. The hard rubber buttplate is in good condition being original with the Winchester logo normal for this model. All in it this is a good example of a composite 1890-1906 Winchester slide action rifle in .22 short, long and long rifle that you can tell has been together for a long time . This little rifle functions as it should. For this example $495.00

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12. Here we have a Marlin 39A lever action rifle. The Marlin 39A represents the oldest and longest continuously produced shoulder firearm in the world. The Golden Model 39A started life as the Marlin Model 1891, the first lever action rifle ever chambered in .22 long rifle and the magazine was loaded through a conventional side gate in the receiver. The tubular magazine was changed to front-loading with the Model 1892, due to the difficulties of the receiver feeding the small rimfire round. The 1892 gave way to the takedown Model 1897, which became the Model 39 in 1921 and Model 39-A in 1937. This particular rifle has the serial number of C122XX making this the 3rd model variation. According to the Marlin Collectors website when a serial number starts with C then this rifle was made in 1946. This particular rifle has seen use but is still solid as a rock and preforms flawlessly. There are a few dings and scratches to the urethane finish but no cracks or breaks in the Walnut stocks. Most of the bluing is present on this pice but right over the Marlin info on the barrel this rifle was drilled and tapped for a scope as you can see in the pics partially obscuring the Marlin name. The finish on the receiver and lever are very nice. The hammer has the wide WILLIAMS thumb rest on it because the scope is right above it. The scope is a very nice Carl Zeiss 4 X 32 scope from Germany. Really nice optics! The rifling is also very nice. This rifle comes with a very nice "Boyt" strap. For this piece $395.00

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Here we have a fairly scarce Smith and Wesson model 12 (.38 Militiary and Police Airweight) with 2 inch barrel. The Model 12 was introduced in 1952, starting serial number was C223999 (this one is C2326XX) and is merely a Model 10 with a lightweight alloy frame and cylinder. In 1954 the alloy cylinder was replaced with one of steel that added an additional 4 ounces of weight. This model is the same model as the USAF M-13 (Aircrewman) revolver but that one starts at the serial number range of C247000 so this one is made just prior to that model and before 1954. This revolver is in generally good condition overall and appears to have not been used much. The grips have been replace with pearl like plastic? grips but they look nice. The action works well in both double and single action and the revolver seems to be in time. The barrel is the 2 inch short barrel as it should be and the rifling is good with spots. This is a 6 shot revolver. All of the markings are very legible . You can see a bit of corrosion in the finish near the obverse grip near the smith and wesson logo. You definitely don't see this model often. This is a collector's item and I don't know if I would shoot it or not since it is entirely lightweight alloy. According to STANDARD CATALOG OF SMITH & WESSON by Jim Supica & Richard Nahas there is a " slight premium for it being nickel and the Early production with alloy cylinder worth premium but should not be fired. " Actually on page 178 of that book it says "up to double value for alloy cylinder (do not shoot)". Most were returned for a steel cylinder but this one was not. For this scarce model with the original alloy cylinder $575.00

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Here's a very nice vintage Armalite AR-180 Howa Manufactured weapon! The AR-18 is a gas operated, selective fire assault rifle chambered for 5.56x45mm ammunition. The AR-18 was designed at ArmaLite in California by Arthur Miller, George Sullivan, and Charles Dorchester in 1963 as an improved alternative to the AR-15 design, which had just been selected by the U.S. military as the M16. While the AR-18 was never adopted as the standard service rifle of any nation, its production licence was sold to companies in Japan and England, and it is said to have influenced many later weapons such as the British SA80, the Singaporean SAR-80 and SR-88, the Austrian Steyr AUG, and the Heckler and Koch G36. It gained some notoriety through its use by the Provisional IRA, which allegedly christened it the "Widowmaker"

This is the Howa Manufactured weapon (Nagoya, Japan which also made the WW2 Japanese Arisaka rifles) which was made from 1972-73 making it the most desireable of the 3 manufacturers. This particular weapon is in very good condition and is missing nothing and needs nothing. This weapon will not be shipped to California. The rifle has the original sling and one 30 round magazine. It also is a folding stock. This is nice!!! $1,950.00

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Here we have an old Stevens Boy's Rifle. This one is part of the 'Favorites' series. This series of Rifles are chambered for the .22, .25 and .32 rimfire. It has a 22" part octagonal barrel and was blued with a case colored frame now a very dark patina. It has a takedown-type action with an interchanable barrel feature. It has no rear sight and never had one and just a simple bead front sight. There were approximately 1,000,000 manufactured between 1893 and 1939 of the various types. I believe this is a no. 20 version that is chambered for the .22 rimfire shot cartridges and has a smoothbore barrel hence no rear sight. This old girl needs some wood work, especially with the rear buttstock. The buttstock is loose from side to side due to an old lateral crack that someone tried to fill in with plastic wood. It's restorable!!! The buttstock still has the old rubber STEVENS FAVORITE buttplate present. I had an old Remington Rolling Block .22 when I was a kid but I would have loved to also had a Stevens Favorite!!! WAS $350.00 NOW $315.00 Modern Guns 41

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Here we have an old model 1890 .22 Caliber Winchester "Gallery Gun". The Model 1890 was the first slide-action rifle ever produced by Winchester. This one is chambered for the .22 short only. This gun is the Second Model (blued frame variation) and the serial number is 190XXX range. It has a 24 inch octagonal barrel. The markings are still real clear. The action works well and there is just a trace of rifling in the barrel. The rear sight has been replaced as well as the front sight with modern pieces. The front slide forarm is the original but the pin has been replaced and plastic wood has been placed around the pin. The buttstock has suffered more serious trauma with a large crack running back from the tang. This appears to have happened some time ago and thre has been some attempt at repairing it. There is quite a bit of plastic wood applied to the buttstock that you can see in the pics. Still worthy of restoration and quite desireable as a collectors piece. These Model 1890's were favorites at the Fairs and Carnivals to be used as Shooting Gallery Guns. The Model 1890 was produced form 1890 to 1932 with approximately 775,000 guns being sold. $430.00

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Here we have an ASTRA CONSTABLE .380 double action pistol. The Astra is marked ASTRA UNCETA CIA-GUERNICA (SPAIN) MOD. CONSTABLE and is imported by INTERARMS of Alexandria, VA. The Constable A-60 is a .380 caliber double-action semi-automatic pistol with a 3.5" barrel, adjustable sights and 13-shot magazine. It is blued with plastic grips. It was introduced in 1986. This particular pistol is in excellent used condition complete with original magazine. The action works well and the bore is excellent. It has a couple of spots of rust on the slide that I have shown in the photos, otherwise excellent. This pistol retails for over $400 NIB but our price on this excellent pistol is $275.00

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Here we have a pretty nice BERSA Model 97 semi auto pistol in .380 caliber. The BERSA pistols were made in Ramos Mejia, Argentina and imported into the United States by INTERARMS of Alexandria, VA. This model is a blowback pocket pistol chambered for the 9mm short which is the .380 caliber. The trigger system is single action. This pistol is in overall very good used condition having nearly 98% of the original finish remaining. The pistol functions well but the hammer is stiff and needs fired to loosen it up a bit. The bore is excellent and it appears that this piece hasn't been fired much. The plastic grips are in very nice condition with no cracks or breaks. There are some dings here and there from use but not too bad. The original magazine is still with the pistol. These retail for about $325.00 and we are asking $250.00 for this one. Check out the pics!

SHOW AND TELL - NOT FOR SALE! Here's something that I just got from a friend. He found this when cleaning out an old house years ago. This is actually an invitation to the 3rd Annual 72nd Indiana Wilder's Brigade Re-Union in Lafayette, Indiana on Sept. 21, 22 & 23rd 1881 but folded out and laying flat it looks like a nice broadside! Unfolded it's just about 8 X 10 inches in size and has been printed in 3 colors. I can't tell you how rare it is to have this piece as most did not survive! There are some spots and one little corner is lacking but overall very good and colorful!! Check out the pics! Outstanding !!! Catalog 1-46

Here is an unusual item that was given to me and is in no way for sale. This is a recycled headstone for Nelson H. Lindsey Co. B, 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry- Wilder's Brigade! This headstone was dug up at a home between the sidewalk and the curb. The headstone had the wrong death date on it so it was probably discarded due to the wrong date on it. The headstone has a depression carved into the limestone with a groove carved into it leading to a hole and was used for a primitive splash block for a gutter! Nelson died on February 15th, 1864 but this headstone was marked as him having died on February 22nd. The top of the stone was sawed off and not broken off. He probably died in Nashville, TN as they had just left Charleston in January. There are some unusual things that you run into out there! This is not or will never be for sale. I just wanted to share it with you all! Catalog 1-125

I collect 10th Indiana Infantry items, especially Company A, and here's something that I don't see every day. These are two relic sword belts that were in the possession of Capt. Thomas A. Cobb of the 10th Indiana. I don't know where he collected them from but they were with other items that he had in his possession. If you have anything from the 10th Indiana to sell let me know. Thanks! Catalog 1-19

Consignment item: SOLD!!! SOLD!!! SOLD!!!

Here is a 1/6th plate ambrotype in full case with preserver that shows a waist up image in possibly NY short jacket of a young Sgt. He has epaulets on his jacket and the image looks to have been hand tinted. Under the photograph in the case is a soldiers stencil that says J.W. Young. Now there are a 1000 men with that name so it's going to be hard to totally identify him. The image comes in a full case with repaired spline but both halves of the case match. This is still a nice image! No cracks or breaks. $250.00 item photography 43

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SOLD!!! SOLD!!! SOLD!!! Here's an unmounted 1/4 plate tintype of 2 soldiers siting side by side. They are in uniforms and you can see their mounted NCO sword belt lates and belts. These are 2 grizzled cavalrymen. The contemporary note in the reverse says 'tintype of two cavalrymen from the Civil War. The one of the left is a corporal and both have the correct sword belts as the sword straps can be seen on their right side (left-remember the image is reversed) appears to be mid to late war time period. they are dressed for combat.' The image is dark and there is a bend across the middle. Still easily seen however and perhaps you can identify where the image was taken by the backdrop. $175.00 item photography 44

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SOLD!!! SOLD!!! SOLD!!! Here's a half plate image that's actually a later copy of the original and is on think type paper. I really think that this is a late 1800's or early 1900's copy of the original. I believe this to be a gelatin silver print as there is a silver sheen to the image when viewed. The gelatin silver process is the photographic process used with currently available black-and-white films and printing papers. A suspension of silver salts in gelatin is coated onto a support such as glass, flexible plastic or film, baryta paper, or resin-coated paper. These light-sensitive materials are stable under normal keeping conditions and are able to be exposed and processed even many years after their manufacture. This is in contrast to the collodion wet-plate process dominant from the 1850s–1880s, which had to be exposed and developed immediately after coating. The gelatin silver process was introduced by Richard Leach Maddox in 1871 with subsequent considerable improvements in sensitivity obtained by Charles Harper Bennet in 1878. Research over the last 125 years has led to current materials that exhibit low grain and high sensitivity to light. Still a very nice subject and not a process that was done yesterday. $35.00 No backmarks or any other markings that I can see. item photography 45

SOLD! Here is the 3rd image from that grouping and it's an album page mounted full standing tintype, being approximately 1/6th plate, of a soldier holding his musket with bayonet affixed. He's also wearing his small black hat and clearly shows his accroutrement plates. His US belt plate shows backwards which is normal for a tintype. This image is outstanding against the photographers backdrop. The reverse has the 2 cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' stamp that has been cancelled. The 2 cent stamp was issued in 1863. This is definitely a field taken photograph and should be able to be traced by the backdrop. The stamp was issued to fulfill a need for a reduced rate, 2-Cent denomination for newspaper, magazine, and local deliveries; and was often used to "make up" higher rates, or split in half to make up lower ones (a 1-Cent stamp) due to shortages at the local post office. The Confederates also used this stamp but it was printed in red. They didn't like the North using a likeness of one of their Heros! This stamp has value on it's own. But back to the photograph. This photograph shows this soldier wearing a longer frock coat that was replaced in 1863 by the shorter shell jackets. I believe Wilder's Brigade received new Spencer Rifles in 1863 so this image was taken before they got their new Spencer Rifles and the shorter jackets. This is one outstanding photograph of, what I believe, to be of a 17th Indiana Soldier. For this fine piece. $375.00 or I can make a better deal on all three as a grouping. item photography 36

The CDV below is sold!!

CDV of a young gentleman in a waist up pose being a profile. Appears to be in his early 20's and has a fine mustouche and sideburns. Backmarked BRADLEY & RULOFSON PHOTOGRAPHERS SAN FRANCISCO. This CDV has the 2 cent revenue stamp with the more rare machine stamp cancel markings. Fine condition. $10.00 item photography 30

THE PHOTOGRAPH BELOW IS SOLD !!!

Here is a Civil War mourning tintype in 1/9th plate. The case is the thermoplastic case with the patent markings of the Union Cases present. The photo is of an antebellum lady with her earrings, necklace and ring gold enhanced. She is wearing a black mourning dress. Inside her case is a black jet piece of jewelry mounted on the velvet liner with lace. Perhaps, since she is alone, she has lost her husband in battle. Many thousands of widows were made during the Civil War. Outstanding quality! $95.00 item photography 12

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THE ARTWORK BELOW IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE !!!

Here are two outstanding prints that the owner wants to sell in one grouping. They both have been done professionally and have never been mounted on the wall. The first one is entitled "The Last Meeting' and pictures Lee and Jackson on horseback. This print is a pretty famous print. This one measures about 30 inches by 25 inches. The other pirnt measures about 30 X 19 inches and pictures again Lee and Jackson seperated by Confederate flags wi th facimile signatures beneath them. These prints are outstanding quality and would look great in a den or office! The owners wife wouldn't let him hang them in the house. WAS $230.00 for the pair plus shipping NOW $200 FOR THE PAIR PLUS SHIPPING. There is some reflections on these prints that don't exist. It's hard for me to take pics through glass. item photography 9

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THIS TINTYPE IS SOLD! Here's an original Civil War Era Tintype Photo of Policemen in Winter Clothing. This tintype was found in Saratoga Springs, NY and measures 2 3/8" x 3 5/8". It was found loose, not in a case but we'll place it in an album mounting. Very good, clean condition. This is an original photo of the period and hard to find subject matter!! $145.00


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THE CDV OF THE GOOD GENERAL IS SOLD !!!

CDV of General Grant in Uniform circa 1864 but printed on the bottom 'President U.S.Grant'. Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 - July 23, 1885) was the 18th president of the United States (1869-1877) following his success as military commander in the Civil War. So this was either a surplus CDV of the period or was reprinted after U.S. Grant became president which is probably the case. There is no backmark and there is some staining to the upper left corner of the CDV. The image is clear and it is an actual photograph and not a photoengraveur. $65.00 photography 07

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THE CDV's BELOW ARE ON HOLD !!!

Here are 2 CDV's of southern Gentlemen. The first one shows 2 men sitting on a couple of chairs looking at one's watch. The other man smokes a pipe. This one has a backmark of J.M.Tomlinson of La Grange, Georgia. The other CDV shows just one man sitting with his right leg crossed over his left. According to the former owner his right leg is a prosthesis. She has another cdv that clearly shows him showing it off but I don't have that one. According to the lady these two men were brothers with the last name of Chisholm. La Grange , Georgia is in Troup County, GA and we have located two men with that last name in that county that were in the Civil War for the Confederacy. They are:

Albert F. Chisholm Residence Troup County GA; Enlisted on 4/26/1861 as a Private. On 4/26/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. GA 4th Infantry He was discharged for , furnished substitute on 8/12/1862 (Furnished William K. McGee.) Promotions: * 3rd Sergt 4/28/1862 Intra Regimental Company Transfers: * 8/12/1862 from company D to company C

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Charles C. Chisholm Residence Troup County GA; Enlisted on 3/4/1862 as a Private. On 3/4/1862 he mustered into "E" Co. GA 41st Infantry He was Killed on 6/27/1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA He was listed as: * POW 7/4/1863 Vicksburg, MS * Paroled 7/6/1863 Vicksburg, MS

I have the lady's name and address so you can further research these two men if you would like to. Something interesting may be here! For the pair $125.00 photography 10

Here are an early pair of 40 & 8 Medals in a riker case.

The Forty and Eight is an organization of veterans of the United States armed forces. Its official name is "La Société des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux," which is French, and translates as "The Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses."

The organization (also known as "La Société") can trace its roots back to 1920, when Joseph W. Breen and 15 other members of the American Legion, who were veterans of World War I, came together and founded it as an honor society for certain Legion members. The title "40&8" comes from the box cars that were used to transport troops to the front in France. Each car had the emblem 40/8 stenciled on the sides, which meant that it could carry 40 men or 8 horses. These cars were known as forty-and-eights. They were seen by the troops as a miserable way to travel, and the new organization was thus called the 40&8 in an attempt to make some light of the common misery they had all shared. In 1929 it was described as "the fun-making organization of the American Legion." In 1959 the 40&8 became independent of the American Legion, although still required membership in the American Legion. In 2008 the 40&8 dropped the membership requirement in the American Legion. Take a look at the medals and you can see the boxcars with a horse and a soldier in it with a French Soldier standing guard. These medals are the old ones from the 1920's and probably owned by a WW1 veteran. Sorry I don't have the veterans info. For the pair in the case $65.00

The lighter below is SOLD!!! Here is some WW2 trench art making a cigarette lighter out of a .50 caliber machine gun shell. The base ashtray is stamped metal being about 4 1/4 square. The entire affair stands about 7 inches tall. Nice piece and well done! $25.00

SOLD!!! Here we have a WW2 Arisaka bayonet that was made at the Mukden Arsenal "Manchuria". The blade has been sharpened somewhat but a lot of color remains which is a good thing. The hilt and grips are in good condition as is the bayonet. The serial number of 09842 is stamped on the pommel cap. Hard to find bayonet. $150.00

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SOLD!!! This is a WWII Japanese Navy association Member's Badge . The front is decorated with the rising sun and an anchor. I have been told that the words, Naval Association, is on the back of this badge in Japanese characters. I believe that the pin is enameled on the front and the colors are still strong. For this one $20.00

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SOLD!!! Here we have a WWII GERMAN EASTERN FRONT MEDAL THAT IS DATED ON THE BACK 1941-42

The Eastern Front of World War II (der Rußlandfeldzug 1941–1945 (Russian campaign) or der Ostfeldzug 1941-1945 (Eastern Campaign)) was a theatre of war between the European Axis powers, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia and Finland (not an Axis member), and the Soviet Union which encompassed central and eastern Europe from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945. Nazi propaganda dubbed the conflict Battle for Survival against Bolshevism or a Crusade against Bolshevism. Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II that began on 22 June 1941. Hitler wanted to recognize soldiers who fought in this campaign. He authorized the use of a medal. Also known as the "frozen meat" medal, the medal for the winter campaign on Russia . This medal was instituted in May 26th, 1942. While most of them that I saw for sale has a ribbon this one has a stud and a clutchback on it. For this piece $5.00

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SOLD!!! Here we have a scabbard for the USN Mark 2 knife used during WW2. This is the U.S.N. Mk/2 scabbard and is in pretty good ocondition for it's age. If you have one of these knives and need a scabbard then here it is. For this piece $40.00

The Pinfire pistol below is Sold!!!

ONLY ONE SET LEFT !!!!

These next four Knives I just couldn't turn down. They are all Case Limited Edition Knifes in great original unmessed with condition and all are made in the Good Old USA!!

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SOLD! This first knife is the 'ARAPAHO' CASE XX knife in original leather sheath. Nice original condition knife that has not been sharpened or messed with in any way! $55.00 Item Weapons- 114

THE CASE xx BELOW IS SOLD !!!

2. This knife is the CASE XX 'BOOT HUNTER' knive in original box and sleeve. This one has the original paperwork in it on knife care and is dated 9/81. This set consists of the small boot knife, leather sheath and the original Garter that came in the set. It set is to commemorate the Dance Hall Girls! This is quality! $110.00

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SOLD! This next knife is just outstanding and comes in it's original box. This is a CASE XX DESERT PRINCE KNIFE/SHEATH (398) in new condition. Very Nice! $85.00 Item Weapons- 116

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THE horn below is SOLD !!!

Here's an old medium size powder horn being over 12 inches long along the outside of the horn. This one has been shellacked or something. It does have initials of NNK scratched into it on it's side. The plug is the domed type probably from the late 1700's to the early 1800's or so. This is an old horn! Nice with no cracks or breaks. WAS $140.00 NOW $125.00 !!! Item Weapons- 100

THE SHOTGUN BELOW IS SOLD !!!

A GOOD PIEPER DOUBLE-BARRELED SHOTGUN MADE BEFORE 1898!

Here is a good Pieper Belgium made Double-barrel shotgun in 12 guage that was made before 1898. The barrel hinge is very tight with only a small notice of a wobble to it. The barrels are laminated steel barrels so I wouldn't fire it unless you have it checked out by a competent gunsmith. The entire shotgun is 43 inches long with a 26 5/8 inch barrel. This one could have easily been a stagecoach gun at this length. The walnut stock is very good with a ding here and there but no breaks and the wrist is checkered. The metal parts are dark patina. The locks work well and are marked PIEPER ARMS Co BELGIUM. One hammer screw has been replaced with a smaller screw so most likely the original screw head was broken off so the broken screw in the tumbler was drilled out for a smaller screw. Hammers and lockplates match. Still works however and a competent gunsmith can back out the old screw and put in a proper one if you desire. Take a look at the pics. $250.00 Item weapons 013

THE SAW IS SOLD !!!

Here we have an amputation saw made by Sklar and it's also marked 64. Sklar came into business around 1891 and are still in business today. I believe this old amputation saw to have been made from the 1890's until 1920 or so. This one is quite typical of amputation saws having a plated brass frame and polished blade. This blade has old rusting on the polished blade and some would try to tell you that blood did this to the blade but how would one know that for sure. Surely they cleaned up these saws before putting them away. I'm sure it was just in a wet or moist enviornment. The brass frame has the old nickel plating on it and not the good electroplating of today. I worked in a plating show for 3 years as a foreman many years ago. This is the same type of old nickel plating on the old 1880's revolvers or saturday night specials of the day. This would still look good in a display and does fit in the late Indian Wars, Span Am War or WW1 display display. For this piece $120.00 Item Weapons 92

RARE WURLITZER MARKED FIFE!

This is a rare one for me. I ususally get lots of fifes that come into the shop. Some are unmarked and most are marked CROSBY. This is the first one that I have had marked WURLITZER in over 20 years in the business and over 30 years in the hobby! They may be more common in other parts of the country but they are not here. This fife is over 14 1/2 inches long, being made of hardwood. There is no signs of damage however I believe there was a cheater on this piece as one time due to the shadows around the mouth hole. The ends are capped with 1 inch decorative brass ferrels. Wirlitzer fifes were made from 1820 to 1860 so this one could have seen action in the Mexican American War in 1848 or the Civil War. No one knows and I certainly don't. Woodwind instruments have been made by the Wurlitzer family since Johann Friedrich Wurlitzer (1801-1878) began making fifes in Wernitzgriin in 1820. For a complete history of the company see Enrico Weller's excellent three-part series, 'Die Wurlitzers,'in the German woodwind magaznne, 'rohrblatt (March 1995, June 1995 and September 1995).

This fife is a dandy! For this one $225.00 More Stuff 63

We have several unfinished or nearly finished Corps badges that was definitely leftover stock from a metal smiths shop and are the stamped variety. Have definite age to them. All are brass. a. SOLD! Catalog 1-118

b. 2 larger 8th Army Corps badges of the type that were nailed to wagons or tent poles to signify the corps it belonged to. These measure 4 inches across the furthest point. Have a little circle on the end to put a nail through. Each $65.00 Catalog 1-119

SOLD! c. This is a 9th Army Corps badge that was stamped too close to where something else was stamped out. Probably discarded because of this. $12.00 Catalog 1-120

ONLY ONE LEFT! d. 2 larger 9th Army Corps badges that are in real good shape but definitely not finished. Measures over 2 inches across. Each $55.00 Catalog 1-121

SOLD! e. 19th Army Corps badge that is not finished. Has a small piece at the top that was probably made to put a hole in so that this piece could be sewn to the uniform or to the kepi. About 1 1/4 inches across. $65.00 Catalog 1-122

SOLD! f. This is 20th corps badge or maybe the 12th corps badge. Measures about 2 1/2 inches across. This one has a dark patina just like the others. $45.00 Catalog 1-123

g. Don't rightly know what this is but it was with all the others. This is a shield shaped piece measuring about 1 3/4 inches across. Great shape! $25.00 Catalog 1-124

Original CSA marked coat button that I believe was used post war for reunions since it's backmarked by Waterbury. I sure Waterbury marked buttons weren't sold to the South during the war. That would have been treason! Anyway it's a nice aged button and cheaper than the period CSA marked button that the Confederacy would have used. Check out the pics! $65.00 Catalog 1-114

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THE Fife Below is SOLD! 5. This last wooden fife is real nice being smaller at 14 1/2 inches long with 7/8 inch brass end caps. There are no markings on this piece but the finish is very nice. The piece is slightly warped but there are no cracks and it should play very nicely! $145.00 Catalog 1-72

THE Fife Below is SOLD! 6. This last fife is an all metal fife that was used before the Civil War and after as well. This one was most likely used after the war into the 1870's 1880's and 1890's as it is nickel plated. There is no country of origin on it so I believe it was made before 1890. This piece is 15 1/4 inches long and the plating has been worn through to the brass at the finger holes and where the thumb would have rested. There has been a modern 'cheater' added to the piece as some point. Still a nice piece! $95.00 Catalog 1-73

THE Fife Below is SOLD! 1. the first one is a very nice single keyed fife with an original pewter 'cheater' at the blowhole. This piece has no cracks present being a 2 piece model with no makers marks noticeable. It needs a new pad in the single key. Still makes some sweet music! 11 1/2 inches long. $295.00 Catalog 1-68

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THE FLAGS ARE SOLD !!!

I just ran across a very small cache of 'Stars and Bar's CS Lapel type silk flags. The edges are not bound on these flags that measure about 2 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide. They are affixed to a small wooden shaft with a 'Golden' ball type finial on top. I have 12 of them with 10 of them being entirely flat and 2 that are in a book to try to flatten out. They are all in pretty goood condition. I can just see them sticking out of an old Confederate's lapel button hole at a reunion! Each only $15.00 Catalog 1-49

Here's a Civil War Era Bass Drum that I picked up from a gentleman from Indianapolis. This is a 14 3/4 inch by 24 inch drum that seems to have a walnut shell and perhaps the rims are maple. This is a rope drum and does not have the metal hooks that sometimes go over the rims. The rope tension snare drums were made of the skin of an animal's head stretched over the open end of a cylinder-shaped wooden shell. The edge of the skin was soaked and then lapped (tucked) around circular flesh hoops. The flesh hoops were held in place by wooden counter hoops, and the tension of the wooden counter-hoops controlled the tension on the heads. They used leather braces, known as "ears," to adjust the tension. The shell of the rope tension drum was made of several different types of plywood. Ash, rosewood, white holly, and maple are a few examples of the different types. This example has the tension rope broken in one spot leaving a hole with no rope in it. Also, the leather ears are kind of hard with 3 of them broken. Also, there is no makers lable on the inside. The heads are in good condition showing water spots but no tears or breaks. There is a hook in the shell for attaching the drum strap. These drums were popular with the military as well as the various militia groups and bands of the era. There is no writing or other indication of who used this nice rope tension drum. A nice Display Piece !!! Catalog 1-56

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THE BOOTS ARE SOLD !!!

Here is a pair of very nice Civil War / Indian War era high top boots. These are very well made and in very nice shape. Perhaps a size 10? The soles are sewn on instead of being held with wooden pegs but it was done both ways during the Civil War while mostly sewn on during the Indian Wars period. Nice!!! WAS $325.00 NOW $295.00 !! Catalog 1-44

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SOLD! I'm doing some research on this next item. This item is a Civil War Flag Staff topper or finial. There was one sold by Roger Steffen Militaria in Newport, Kentucky listed as a Civil War Captured Confederate Flag Staff and Finial and was id'd. I would appreciate any information anyone has concerning this flag top. If anyone knows the manufacturer just let me know. This piece is so unique that it could have just been build by one manufacturer so I'd like to find out. This piece is really hefty 3 lbs 10.2 ozs. It's also 13 1/2 inches tall and nearly 4 1/2 inches across the bit. The flagstaff socket is about 2 5/8 inches long and fits a 1 inch staff. The round disk above the staff socket has 2 holes in it which may have held a halyard. If you are familiar with this piece I would really appreciate hearing from you. Thanks for your help!!! Catalog 1-41

TWO CANNON PROJECTILES JUST PICKED UP FROM A COLLECTION!

THE GRAPESHOT SOLD! The first one is a small grapeshot that measures about 2 inches across and weighs about 1 pound. The piece has a nice patina to it. It's in excellent condition and came with the Revolutionary War 4 Inch 9 pound solid shot below. $15.00 Catalog 1-05a

THE REV WAR CANNONBALL BELOW IS SOLD! The next one is a bit different from the one above. This one is a Revolutionary War era 4 inch 9 pound solid shot. This one came from Indiana as the one above did with no history. This one is solid iron and someone has crudely engraved the initials in it of DET and this was done after the cannon ball had pitted so I'm sure it's the initials of the person who recovered it. A great variety of different size solid shot and cannonballs were used by the Americans. They ranged in diameter from 7" to 2" and reflect the supply problem. This one shows an excellent uncleaned dark patina and pitting. The pitting is what you would expect to see from a piece that was excavated and is not that severe. Nice early piece!!! $295.00 Catalog 1-05b

THE CRUTCHES BELOW ARE SOLD !!!

CIVIL WAR ERA MEDICAL CRUTCHES!

Here we have a pair of hardwood crutches that are typical of what was used by thousands of soldiers during the Civil War. This pair had padding on the underarm supports now lacking at one time. They measure about 48 inches long overall and are in excellent original condition! $165.00 Catalog 1-06

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This GAR Eagle Top is SOLD!!!

THE ITEM BELOW HAS BEEN SOLD!!!

Very Nice WW1 US Compass

THE ITEM BELOW HAS BEEN SOLD!!!

Excellent Horstmann made WW1 Brass Trench Whistle with chain!

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SOLD!!!! 1800’s Muscian Hat Insignia

THE ITEM BELOW HAS BEEN SOLD!!!

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UBERTI 1871 HUNTER CARBINE IN .22 MAGNUM!

SOLD!! Here is a brand new in the box Uberti 1871 Hunter Carbine in .22 Magnum. The rolling block design is one of the strongest actions ever produced. Using modern metals and more precise manufacturing methods, Uberti is able to produce a rifle that's one-third of the original gun's size and weight, yet retains all the strength for use with today's modern ammo. This rifle is in excellent brand new condition with a 22" round blue barrel and a Case-Hardened Frame, Brass Trigger Guard and great looking walnut stock. Outstanding quality!!! $550.00 Modern guns 13

REAL NICE WINCHESTER MODEL 72-A !!!

The Winchester Model 72 A is no longer available! SOLD!!! Here is a dandy Winchester Model 72-a . This model is a bolt action rifle with tubular magazine and is chambered for the .22 short, long and long rifle. This model was not serial numbered and was built between 1938 and 1959 with about 161,000 rifles sold. This particular rifle is in about 75 to 85% or more condition which is hard to come by. The action works fine and the bore is also fine. All the markings are sharp. There is a ding here and there and some very minor scratches. Most of the original blue is remaining with just a spot into the finish here and there. The receiver is grooved for a scope. This is the sporting rifle with a 25 inch barrel. The stock is nice and dark one piece walnut with a small 1 to 1 1/4 crack running forward of the bolt. This is a dandy piece! $425.00 Modern guns 27

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THE LITTLE ACE .22 IS SOLD!!! LITTLE ACE .22 SINGLE SHOT PISTOL!

When I first saw this little pistol I thought it was an antique from the 1800's but it's not. This little piece was made by R.L. SVENDSEN F.A. MFG CO. in Itasca, Illinois during the 1960's. This diminutive derringer consists of a brass frame and was originally blued but now showing age with black wooden birdshead type grips. It measures approximately 3-3/4 inches overall length, with a 2 inch round to octagonal barrel. It takes a .22 short and the barrel pivots sideways for loading. The action works fine. This is a modern firearm so it will have to be transfered like any other modern weapon. $195.00 Modern guns 23

Rare WINCHESTER NUBLACK loaded Black Powder Shells empty Box. This box held 25 paper shotshells in 12 guage. Load no. 205, 3 drams, 1 ounces shot no. 5. The box is a little dirty but the graphics are very nice indeed! Look at the photo! $125.00

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Here is a very nice Browning HI-Power Semi-Auto pistol in 9MM. (has to be transfered and no sales to California). The slide is marked BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH & MONTREAL P.C. MADE IN BELGUIM. This piece has been used very little and looks brand new! The grips are etched on one side with am Eagle but are not ivory. Adjustable rear sight. $1,100.00 Modern Guns 96

Surplus #: FN HI-POWER

Here we have a single magazine for a Browning Hi-Power in 9 MM. It is in good used surplus condition. $25,00

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NICE C. SHARPS 4 BARREL .22 CALIBER PEPPERBOX PISTOL!

This is the Model 1A and is serial numbered 37774. These little pistols were made from 1859 to 1874 with quantities made in the many thousands. The markings are sharp and the firing pin rotates as it should. When the barrel release is pushed it releases as it should and slides completely forward and off . The barrels are 2 1/2 inches long as they should be for a .22 caliber. The barrels were original blue now lacking but have been replace by a dark plum color. The hammer still has blue on it. The brass frame is in good condition but now lacking any silver plating. The grips are the original walnut grips and are in fine condition. This is a nice little pepperbox pistol! $750.00 Item weapons 029

THIS ONE IS SOLD! Here's a little pistol of about .30 caliber percussion that was found in Ohio. This piece has a repair to the inside that consists of brazing and you can still see some brazing and old flux remaining. The piece was either dropped or perhaps thrown away when it ceased to function. There is still one walnut grip left but is missing the lock and hammer and all inside mechanisms. 6 1/45 inches long overall. Still a nice displayable piece! $125.00 Item Weapons- 133

THE SWORD PARTS ARE SOLD! Here's something you don't find every day. If you're looking to restore a model 1840 heavy cavalry sword then you might need these parts. This is a brass hand guard, pommel cap and grip for the 1840 heavy cav sword. I believe they are for the European import as I cannot find any US inspector markings on them. There is 8M 476 stamped on the handguard but that's all. The branches have been removed on the handguard for some reason and there is some damage on the pommel cap that you can see in the pics but the grip is still in pretty good shape and you'll never find another one on the loose again. This one still has the original leather grip covering on it. I can't tell if it has the cord under the leather or the grooved wooden grip but I won't damage it to find out so I'll just assume that it's the European one with the cord. At any rate it's rare to find! $125.00 Another customer pointed out that they may be 1860 Cutlass parts. Item Weapons- 134

THIS ONE SOLD! Here is a very well aged leather shot pouch that has a Union Shield on the front. This leather shot pouch is well used with repairs to the seams and a piece of wire holding the spout to the leather body. This is a fine example of what the soldier armed with a shotgun had to carry for ammo that he used. Of course, civilians carried shot pouches as well but I believe it's a bit unusual to have the patriotic shield on the front for a sportsman. This old pouch still has some shot in it. The leather is still supple. This would display well with a military used shotgun! $65.00 Item Weapons- 13

THE DUG KNIFE BELOW IS SOLD! Here is a large dug Confederate Bowie Knife from the Pierre Cayla Collection. A 7 inch ruler was placed alongside it for comparison. This large, 15 1/2 inch long knive with 12 inch hand forged blade, was found in a field outside of Dalton, Georgia. The Dalton Battle was fought February 22nd through 27th, 1864. The Rebs won this one!! The knife has been stablized and has a somewhat of an elipitical blade with a clip point. The grip was rivited on. The oval handguard is brass and about 3 inches long and almost 1 inch wide. No doubt on this one!!! $425.00 Item Weapons -159

Consignment

DUG FLINTLOCK LOCK!!

THIS ONE IS SOLD! Here is a dug flintlock lock that I believe is marked J. JONES WARRENTED. I believe it may be an English lock and it's definitely off a hunting rifle. This piece was found in Central Indiana. This would look great in an Early display! The lock measures about 4 1/4 inches long. $95.00 Item weapons 170

CONSIGNMENT

SOLD!!!

Here we have a J.E.B. Stuart Saber Attachment for the sword belt. Designed by the later-famous Confederate cavalry leader J.E.B. Stuart immediately prior to the Civil War. This unique saber attachment was patented by the Stuart in October 1859. Previously recommended for Army adoption by a board of cavalry officers. The War Department purchased the rights to produced this hanger with its spring-loaded catch for easy detachment of the saber and hanger from the saber belt. The Saber attachment is NOT the spring-loaded type, but is a simplified hook form only, and is known as the model 1881/1885, and was used through out the Indian Wars, The Spanish American War, and the Philippine Insurrection. The M81/85 was also used with the M1906 Cavalry saber. The importance of this quickly detachable saber attachment is often over looked by those unfamiliar with cavalry tactics. Until the motorization of the cavalry, the primary mode of fighting was dismounted and the saber was of almost no value and a great handicap to movement. The short and long straps were attached to the carrying rings of the model 1860 light model cavalry saber, and the brass hook attached to a brass ring held on the lower edge of the Mills woven cartridge belt. On the early hangers the leather was died black, those used in The Spanish American wars were died brown. Leather is pretty nice with no breaks, tears or repairs. The numbers '35' are stamped into the short strap. Brass has a nice mellow patina. A super display item for your Civil War Cavalry saber. For this piece $85.00 New Arrivals 268

CONSIGNMENT

SOLD!!!

Here we have a holster for what I believe to be a Model 1851 Navy Colt on a Model 1872 Hagner leather belt. This belt is the type to take a US Hagner plate and still has the keeper present. The belt and holster is black and has leather finish loss. The belt has a nick out of it that you can see in one of the pics. The holster is generally relic condition. The holster has the initials cared into the reverse look of BS. No history on this piece. Definitely used hard and put away ! $195.00 New Arrivals 265

CONSIGNMENT

THE WODGON FLINTLOCK PISTOLS BELOW ARE SOLD! This is a wonderful cased reproduction set of the .54 Caliber Wodgon Flintlock dueling pistols used by Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr in their historic and tragic duel in 1804. This set is one of the limited number of suthentic sets commissioned by the U.S. Bicentennial Commission in 1976. These pistols were copied from the originals by famed Italian Gunsmith Walter Agnoletto. These pistols are like new in unfired condition. The erial numbers on the guns are 307A and 307B. These guns were found at an estate and since the relatives couldn't find a key they had to break open the chest. I believe the case can be easily repair and a new lock put in. I've found this set being offered on the market for many thousands of dollars but since the case is damaged and missing a couple of pieces you can have this set for $1,450.00. Original sets of these pistols are worth over $20,000!! These are bound to go up in value.

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Here we have a 3/4 view image in CDV format of Lieut General U.S. Grant with his name and rank printed on the card below the image. There is nothing on the reverse. This is a fine actual photograph of General "Unconditional Surrender" Grant. Nothing on the reverse. $125.00

CONSIGNMENT

WINCHESTER 32 WCF RELOADING TOOL!

THE TOOL BELOW IS SOLD !!!

This antique Winchester "Lever Tool" is for the 32 WCF (32-20 Winchester Center Fire) cartridge, and it is in very good condition--considering that it is over 100 years old. This fine old tool retains alot of its original blued finish but does have rust on it. . It appears to be fully functional. One side is stamped "32 W.C.F." and "PAT.OCT.20.1874.NOV.7.82". The other side is stamped "MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REP. ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN.CONN.U.S.A." This tool was used to load cartridges for vintage black powder lever action rifles and Colt single action revolvers of 32 WCF caliber. This is a nice old tool in a scarce and historic caliber of the early American West. It should clean up well. $50.00 Item weapons 023

CONSIGNMENT

IDEAL RELOADING TOOL!!

THE TOOL BELOW IS SOLD !!!

SOLD---NO. 4 RECAPPER ON HANDLE 1889 - 1940

This is the Ideal Reloading tool No. 4 recapper on handle made from 1889 to 1940 for the 38-40 cartridge. This piece is generally good condition with rust and some pitting on the handles. As you can see in the pic one of the handles is bent. The markings are still visible on this piece and it should clean up a little and you will still be able to retain the nice dark patina. The two small accessories are missing. $45.00 Item weapons 022

CONSIGNMENT:

THE BAYONET BELOW IS SOLD !!!

This is an Austrian Lorenz socket bayonet for the .54 caliber model 1853. This bayonet looks like it was nickel plated sometime. The GAR liked to do that unfortunately for display or parade use. The locking ring is still but functions. May or may not fit your weapon as they were kind of unique to the gun they were issued with. WAS $130.00 NOW $115.00 !! Item Weapons- 105

CONSIGNMENT:

THE BAYONET BELOW IS SOLD !!!

Here is an 1873 Cadet Bayonet. This bayonet is not as wide as the regular Trapdoor bayonet. This bayonet has fine pitting overall. The locking ring works ok and the US is deeply stamped in the blade. 16 1/2 inch blade with 3 inch socket. WAS $120.00 NOW $105.00!! Item Weapons- 107

CONSIGNMENT:

THE BAYONET BELOW IS SOLD !!!

1855 socket bayonet with scabbard. The scabbard is very dry with a seam split near the bottom. The socket is a dark patina and there is some corrosion where the blade has rested under the leather of the scabbard hanger. The US is deep and the rest of the blade just has staining. This bayonet was found in an old house in Lafayette, IN where members of the 10th Indiana were mustered in. WAS $185.00 NOW $165.00 !!! Item Weapons- 108

CONSIGNMENT:

THE AUSTRIAN BAYONET BELOW IS SOLD !!!

We thought this was an Austrian Lorenz socket bayonet in it's original scabbard. I have tried this bayonet on an Austrian Musket and could not get it to fit and after further research with a fellow collector it was discovered that there were 3 different bridge types for this musket according to the sight on the front of the barrel. I would have to find the right Lorenz musket to fit this bayonet. This is a nice piece with age and comes with the European-type scabbard described in the book as well. There is a 7 stamped on the blade while there is also a V and a swage mark stamped on the shank of a raised 6 point star or swage in an oval. Other than that there are no markings to tell about. WAS $425.00 NOW $390.00 !!! Item Weapons- 118

CONSIGNMENT:

THE BAYONET BELOW IS SOLD !!!

This one is a Tower Enfield Model 1853 socket bayonet marked with a G over 515 on the socket. It's in nice condition! WAS $140.00 NOW $125.00 !! Item Weapons- 119

CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELD RECOVERD CARBINES !!

THE SMITH IS SOLD !!!

The display mounting shown above is for display only and not for sale.

Here we have two supposively battlefield recovered carbines that were discovered in a private home residing on his wall. These are obvious recoveries however the history of where they were recovered has been lost. They are what they are!!!

The Smith is on SOLD! The first one is a Smith Carbine serial number 2874 making it an early one. You can still see the manufacturers markings on the side plate as well. This carbine is complete except for the hammer and the rear sight leafs. Being early is also evidenced by the sling swivels on the barrel band and the butt, later replaced with the standard sling ring mounting. This piece has obviously been laying out for some time before being picked up. Nice early relic Smith!!!

THE SMITH CARBINE IS SOLD! $850.00 Item WEapons 165

THIS IS A REPRODUCTION Aluinum Nazi Railroad Eagle Plaque. It has been painted black and has had the swastika removed for some reason.

Item No. 81

CONSIGHMENT

Here we have a Luftwaffe breast Eagle that has suffered damage on the Swastika. This more than likely occurred when the soldier pulled it from the German's tunic. $15.00

Item No. 88

CONSIGHMENT

Here we have a near relic Deutscher Wehrmacht Volkssturm Armband . The Volkssturm was a German national militia of the last months of World War II. It was founded on Adolf Hitler's orders on October 18, 1944 and conscripted males between the ages of 16 to 60 years who were not already serving in some military unit as part of a German Home Guard. This one has seen better days but it is what it is. Liberated by an American GI. For this piece $45.00

Item No. 90

CONSIGHMENT

Here is a stickpin that's in near relic condition. The pin measures about 1 1/4 x 1 3/4 and has a cloth insert of a swastika in a maltese cross surrounded by laurel I think. The image is cark and so is the actual cloth in the pin being a dark red color. The frame is a rope metal frame with a metal back that is rusty. The stick pin is entact and is knurled to keep it from slipping out of the fabric that it's attached to. $10.00

CONSIGHMENT

Here is a pretty nice .45 holster that is Vietnam era. It has been used some but still in pretty good condition. This U.S. m-1916 holster was made by Nordac. For this one $25.00

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WW2 IMPERIAL JAPANESE BUGLE WITH CHARACTER MARKINGS!

Here is a nice WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Bugle with Japanese Character Markings. The bugle is 11 1/2 inches long from the mouthpiece to the outer bell. The bell is reinforced with a brass collar and one can see the manufacture seam about 3 inches back of the bell. There are wrinkles to the bell and a few samll dents but what the heck this thing was used! The Japanese characters are stamped on the mouthpiece. Still plays! $295.00 item wwX 41

Here we have a nice well used U.S. Model 1841 .69 caliber musket and bayonet. This is a smoothbore and was never rifled hence no rear sight. This one was made at Harpers Ferry Armory and is a single shot muzzleloader with a 42" round barrel secured by three barrel bands. You can see that the bayonet has been on this piece forever as there is hardly any patina under where the bayonet fits on the end of the barrel. The bayonet and the rest of the firearm has a matching dark pleasant patina. This musket has iron mountings with a trumpet shaped head on the original steel ramrod. The bayonet lug is on the bottom of the barrel at the muzzle. This piece has a nice but dinged up walnut stock with comb. This piece has obviously been used and you can see the dings and wood loss in the photos. The lockplate is marked with an American Eagle motif above US forward of the hammer and HARPERS FERRY 1846 at the tail of the lockplate. 1849 is the date on the barrel as well as the eagle head and proved markings. I do not see any cartouches on the stock. The reverse buttstock has an 'A' carved into it and near the back of the lock has a '2' stamped in it. The action works as it should and is crisp and the nipple is in good condition as well. This is a very nice example of the musket used early during the Civil War. For this piece with bayonet $1750.00

Here we have a Civil War Spencer Carbine serial number 205XX. This serial number in the Springfield Research Book shows that serial number 20592 and 20601 were issued to the 12th Illinois Cavalry so there is good reason to believe that this one also could have gone to them. These carbines were made c. 1862 to 1865 being a 52 caliber rimfire with a 22 inch barrel that had six groove rifling. The rifling is still present but the bore is somewhat dark with some corrosion. There is a sling swivel at the butt and a sling ring bar with ring on the left side; short forend fastened by single barrel band. There were approximately 50,000 manufactured with serial numbers from 11000 to 61000. This particular firearm is in good condition and has definitely saw action. The metal surfaces all exhibit a dark patina and so does the wood. The buttstock does have some shrinkage cracks in it due to the cartridge tube running through the buttstock. The action works fine. The markings are mostly clean. The rear sight has been changed probably because the original was knocked loose during use. The forearm is in good condition and fastened by the bottom screw and secured by a single barrel band. The front block/blade sight is present and original. If you want one that was there and done that then this is for you. For this good ol' Civil War Union carbine $2500.00

SOLD!!!

Here we have a 12 gauge double barrel shotgun marked American Gun Company . It is a double barrel 12 gage with exposed side hammers. It was sold by H&D Folsom Sporting Goods of New York from 1893 to 1930 and manufactured by Cresent Firearms Norwich, CT. This old gun is in pretty good condition with no breaks in the wood, just a couple of small age cracks and the usual dings from use. The barrels are damascus and are 30 inches long. The locks and hammers match but AMERICAN GUN CO. NEW YORK is only stamped on one lockplate. This piece is fairly tight and functions as it should. Take a look at the pics! It's a dandy! $325.00

I'm always looking out for items belonging to the 10th Indiana Infantry, especially Co. A articles belonging to the 3 Cobb brothers who are from my hometown. They are Captain Thomas A. Cobb, Jacob S.Cobb, principal Muscian & William F. Cobb who also was a principal Muscian for Company A. Below is a Gold Topped cane belonging to Captain Cobb. If you have items let me know!

Consignment

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This sword is an unmarked Confederate saber that has a flat blade. The entire piece is about 39 inches long with a 33 + inch long slightly curved blade. The blade is 1/4 inch thick at the hilt. The blade is in generally good shape with some very minor pitting near the tip and ricasso and a couple of edge nicks. The edge has not been sharpened and is rather blunt. It has an edge on it but it is blunt. The handguard and pommel cap are sand cast and rather rough although it was cleaned somewhat a few years ago. It looks like the pommel cap has never been messed with but a piece of copper was driven in on one side to tighten it up. It must have wobbled a bit. The original leather grip is present and mostly there with a few worn through spots and a double twist brass wire wrap on it. Take a look at the pics. This piece is unique! NOTE!!! I just heard from long time friend and colleage Rafael Eledge and he advised me that what we have is a flat blade Boyle & Gamble of Richmond, Virginia saber. Rafael is a noted appraiser for the Antiques Roadshow and has his own website with tons of items for sale at http://www.shilohrelics.com Be sure to check it out!

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Manufactured by Boyle & Gamble for the Confederacy. This Sword was Originally sheathed in it’s ”Extremely Rare” Leather Scabbard. Very few ”Flat Blade” models of this pattern, exist today.Boyle & Gamble of Richmond Virginia, formed a Partnership in 1861, Manufacturing Arms for the Confederacy. An Extremely Scarce pattern of a Boyle & Gamble Manufactured Cavalry Saber and can be yours for $2495.00! Check out the pics.

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This FINE CUSTOM FLINTLOCK RIFLE is SOLD!!! Here is something you just don't see everyday. This is a full stock Flintlock rifle made by my Friend and Gunsmith, Notra Trulock Jr. many years ago for his son Jimmy. Note passed away 10 years ago and his son Jimmy passed away in 2015. Jimmy leaves no immediate heirs so I have been commissioned to sell this fine rifle. I believe this flintlock rifle was done in the Pennsylvania pattern with a tiger stripped stock. This beautifil rifle is about 58 inches long, being fullstock with 3 brass ramrod thimbles. This is a .50 caliber barrel being strongly rifled. The barrel is about 41 3/4 inches long and is browned with a dovetailed rear sight and a blade front sight. The name JIM TRULOCK is stamped on the top of the barrel. This rifle has brass furniture which consists of an embellished brass butt plate and engraved patch box. The triggerguard is also engraved. The rear thimble is embellished and the ramrod guides are embellished as well. On the reverse this rifle has a raised cheek rest and a spread winged eagle and shield silver plate. This is absolutely a beautiful rifle in beautiful condition! $2,500.00

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