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F312 E. Robinson, NY Rifle Musket 	  M1861 Contract Musket by E. Robinson, NY   F312 E. Robinson, NY Rifle Musket M1861 Contract Musket by E. Robinson, NY
All metal parts including barrel and lock are bright with light peppering around bolster on lock and barrel. Lock and barrel are dated 1864 with clear inspector marks. Walnut stock has slight bruising in front of right stock flat and on the left stock front showing normal wear. Bore is excellent. Qty. mfg. 30,000.
$2695.00 - F312 Details
Gwyn & Campbell Carbine   Gwyn & Campbell Carbine
This gun is in 52 cal. with an excellant bore. The barrel has about 95% of lthe orig. blue with sharp markings and edges. The frame  and hammer have exc. case color. The walnut stock is extra fine with a wonderful cartouche. This is a type II made in late 1863. Total mfg. 8200. This would be very hard to improve upon. AKA " Union carbine".
$5495.00 - F547 Details
M1795 Harpers Ferry CP516   M1795 Harpers Ferry CP516

CP-Commonwealth of Penna. 516 surcharged musket. A 69 cal. smoothe bore (gd) in its orig. fllynt configuration. Harpers Ferry Type III dated 1814.The metal is rust free and has sharp markingsand cartouches. The walnut wood is in fine condition with good sharp markings and cartouches. I is 100% orig and in fine working condition. At this time I don't know the meaning of 516, maybe the ser # in the State of Pa contract. A wonderful gun that is 200 yrs old.


SOLD$6500.00 - F556 Details
M1795 Harpers Ferry Musket Type IV   M1795 Harpers Ferry Musket Type IV
All metal parts have a chocolate patina with no active rust. All markings are clear. It is in 69 cal. with an average smoothe bore. The barrel length is 42 in. with a good US stamp wnd Eagle head over P stamp. This is in orig Flynt and not a reconversion. Dated 1816 it has to be one of the last mfg. in this model. The walnut stock is very good with a cartouche on the flat and a 13 behind the trigger guard. There is a small wood repair below the cartouche on the flat as seen in the pics. A very desireable and hard to find gun.
SOLD$4695.00 - F548 Details
M1816 Flynt Musket by A. Waters   M1816 Flynt Musket by A. Waters
A 69 cal. Smoothebore with a good bore. The barrel has a dark patina with some old light pitting but no active rust. The marking are fair on the barrel and on the lock very good. It is orig. flynt configuration and working condition. The walnut stock is good with a cartouche on the flat. MFG. in 1834 by A Waters, this is a type III musket. A good honest musket at a good price.
$2895.00 - F532 Details
M1816 Flyntlock Musket by R & JD Johnson   M1816 Flyntlock Musket by R & JD Johnson
A rare musket mfg. by R & JD Johnson, Middletown CT. in 1832. They made only 600 guns between 1829 - 34. It is a type three configuration in 69 cal. smoothe bore with a very fine bore. The markings are all sharp and clear.The metal has not been cleaned and is rust free. The front bayonet lug is missing as pictured. The walnut stock is in fine conditon with a good cartouche on the flat. Part of the lock flat edge is chipped off a very ong time ago. As the pic shows it does not detract from the gun. The gun is in 100% working condition. This gun is in original flynt configuration.
$3695.00 - F523 Details
M1816 Remington Conversion Musket   M1816 Remington Conversion Musket
All metal is finished in the orig bright. The conversion done at the Frankford Arsenal wtih the parts supplied by Remington in the years 1856-59 to 20,000 M1816 muskets. This one is a smoothe bore 69 cal. with the Maynard tape priming system. Most parts have the number 8 stamped on them. The priming system is 100% and working. Dated 1857 on the barrel and lock plate. The walnut stock is in fine condition. The gun comes with the original bayonet in fine condition and marked US. The ramrod is correct but I believe an old replacemant. This type of gun played an interagal part in the early war years as a transition gun and supply for the Army and most have seen action in those early battles. Often overlooked but needed for every CW collection.
$2895.00 - F562 Details
M1816 Springfield Conversion Musket   M1816 Springfield Conversion Musket
A model 1816 lock dated 1830 converted to perc. in 1861 by Hewes and Phillips for the state of New Jersey. All metal parts have a nice brown patina with no rust. The original lock plate is in fine condition with a date of 1830. A New Jersey stamp on the barrel and a date of 1861 for the conversion. It is 69 cal. rifled with a good bore. The walnut stock is in VG condition with two good cartouches on the flat with one behind the triggered guard. The sight and ramrod are orig. and correct. It saw service in the Mexican war as a flynt gun and the Civil War as a percussion gun. A very cool gun.
SOLD$2695.00 - F570 Details
M1819 Hall Breechloading Rifle   M1819 Hall Breechloading Rifle

The barrel has 99% of its orig. brown laquer finish. The breech block has case color and blue. It is in 52 Cal and appears unfired. All workings are crisp and edges are sharp. The walnut stock is as good as they come with feathery grain. The mechanics are like new. The gun is 100% original and would be near impossable to improve upon. This truly a beautiful example.


SOLD$7500.00 - F575 Details
M1819 Hall Breechloading Rifle   M1819 Hall Breechloading Rifle
A beautiful 3rd model production rifle dated 1837. It is 52 Cal. with a mint bore. The barrel  has 99% of the orig. brown lacquer finish. The breech looks unfired and has good case color. The walnut stock is near mint with the letter V behind the trigger guard. The bands, trigger guard, breech frame  and butt plate have 95 % of orig, color. Correct orig. ramrod and intact flynt. Investment grade all the way. A  superb piece.
$7895.00 - F594 Details
M1819 Hall US Flyntlock rifle   M1819 Hall US Flyntlock rifle
A 52 cal. breech loading rifle in its orig. flynt configuration. Mfg in 1831 it is a 2nd production type. The bore is excellant as well as the mechanics which are 100%. All markings are sharp and clear. The barrel, bands,butt plate and triggerguard have 95% of the original brown laquer finish. The breechblock has 95% of its original fire blued finish. PP insp stamped on the barrel. The walnut stock is 98%     with feathered graining by touch. Edges are sharp. JG stamped behind trigger guard on the stock. Hands down on of the best that has come to market. This gun has not been offered before. If you like quality this is for you.
SOLD$7500.00 - F525 Details
M1822 Whitney Contract musket   M1822 Whitney Contract musket
This musket is dated 1828 and has P&EW Blake on the locke plate. First contract in which 15k were made. They were 69 Cal smoothe bore. This musket is in orig. flynt. The metal has some pitting and has be cleaned at some point. The markings are good.  The walnut is in good condition with a crack on the rear as shown in the pics It looks more like a drying crack than a break. Tlhe mechanics are sound and tight. Fairly  priced at  2800.00.
$2800.00 - F148 Details
M1840 Flynt Musket by  L Pomeroy   M1840 Flynt Musket by L Pomeroy

A contact musket  mfg. by L Pomeroy in its orig. flynt configuration. 69 cal. with a rifled barrel. The ramrod is correct for a minne ball. The bore is very good. Metal parts are rust free with an old oil patina. All markings are sharp. the lock is dated 1844 and the barrel 1842. There were 7,000 of these made to fill the last govt. flynt contract. The mechanics are 100%. The walnut stock is in exc. condition with a cartouche on the flat.  You can feel the grain on the wood. A rare gun and the 2nd. I have owned.


$6495.00 - F531 Details
M1842 Harpers Ferry Musket   M1842 Harpers Ferry Musket
A smoothe bore 69 cal. musket with an exc. bore. MFG. in 1847 at Harpers Ferry Arsenal in its orig. configuration. All metal is in amoury bright with no rust or pitting. Markings are sharp and clear. The walnut stock is in fine condition with a good cartouche on the flat. The mechanics are 100% and tight. An extremely nice Mexican/ Civil War musket.
$4895.00 - F582 Details
M1842 Springfield  Musket   M1842 Springfield Musket
Another superb example from the same collection. The gun is a 69 cal. smoothebore, with an excellent bore. Looks unfired to me. The metal is 99% and in the orig. factory bright. The walnut stock is excellent condition with only a very few minor handling marks. There is a good cartouche on the stock flat. The lock and barrel are dated 1853. Truly an excellent example. I have had a few but are getting much harder to find.
$5895.00 - F596 Details
M1842 Springfield  Musket   M1842 Springfield Musket
A very minty Springfield smoothe bore, 69 cal. musket. The bore is exc. The barrel is near perfect and appears to be unfired. Dated 1853 all markings are sharp and clear. The walnut stock is near perfect with two small handling marks. The grain is feathered and edges are sharp. An exc. cartouche is on the flat. This is an absolute investment grade gun.
SOLD$5695.00 - F559 Details
M1854 Austrian Lorenz Musket   M1854 Austrian Lorenz Musket
Mfg in 54 Cal this gun was probably captured from the confederates and rebored to 58 cal. and issued to OHIO troops as it is stamped twice on the stock OHIO. The barrel has a nice brown patina with no rust . The opp. lock plate retainer is marked t39. The mechanics are vg. and 100% orig. The rear block sight has been removed and a sight made from the base retainer. The bayonet is original but fits tight.
SOLD$2495.00 - F568 Details
M1855 Harpers Ferry  Brass Mtd. Rifle   M1855 Harpers Ferry Brass Mtd. Rifle

Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle Mfg at Harpers Ferry Arsenal. Dated 1857 on the lock plate and barrel puts this in the 1st year of production. There were 3,544 brass mtd guns made with only less than 500 surviving the fire of 1861 when Confedrates seized control of the arsenal. This gun is 58 Cal. with an excellant bore. The Maynard tape primer is complete and working. All markings are sharp and clear with the barrel date light but easier read than in the pics. The orig brown laquer finnish  has given way to a bright barrel with some brown residue patina overall. All metal edges are sharp including the muzzle. The gun is fitted with a long range rear sight which is original and complete. The brass mountings have a nice old mellow patina. Inside the patch box is a orig. spare nipple and a front muzzle sight. I am not sure if the sight is orig. or an old repro and am selling as such. Either way it is attractive inside the box. The walnut stock is in exc. condition with the grain being present to the touch. Only a few handling marks are there and they should be.                                                

Probably the rarest of all Harpers Ferry guns and in Fine Plus condition with the 1st year production date make this a rare addition to any fine Martial collection of U.S. Military Arms.


SOLD$19500.00 - F546 Details
M1855 Springfield Rifle Musket   M1855 Springfield Rifle Musket

A M1855 dated 1858. It is in 58Cal with a very fine bore. The barrel is in orig. armory bright as with the lock plate. The markings are sharp with good edges. The maynard tape primer is orig. and works. the walnut stock is exc with 2 good cartouches. The barrel and lock are both dated 1858. The butt plate tang has a 43 stamped on it. The barrel tang has a 27 stamped on it. Rack or regiment? Long range sight is complete. The nose cap is brass. Mfg. 1857-61 total prod. 59,273.


$5795.00 - F592 Details
M1859 Sharps Carbine   M1859 Sharps Carbine

This carbine is in 52 cal. with a very good bore.The  barrel has 75% blue and starting to turn brown. The breech has case color starting to fade. All the other metal is the same patina. Mechanics are 100%  and tight. the walnut stock and forestock are in fine condition with a weak cartouche on the flat.  The serial number is 46595  with the barrel number matching.  A very nice early war gun.


$4895.00 - F560 Details
M1860 Spencer Carbine   M1860 Spencer Carbine

The Barrel has about 85% of blue turned a brown patina. No rust and good markings. Move the barrel band and it is blue. It is 52 cal. with a fine bore. The receiver has case color turning silver. The wiper is there and it is 100% working condition. The walnut stock is VG  with 2 good cartouches and great character marks showing battle wear, and sling bar usage. The serial # is 50040. A very classy gun.


$5195.00 - F595 Details
M1860 Spencer Carbine   M1860 Spencer Carbine
M1860 Spencer Carbine in 52 Cal. The barrel has sharp edges with 85% blue and an exc. bore. The receiver has some faded case color, good markings and a ser# of 57594. The walnut stock is in fine condition with two light cartouches. The mechanics are 100% and working. All parts are original. This is one of the nicest Spencers l have ever offered. A very attractive gun.
$5695.00 - F586 Details
M1860 Spencer Carbine   M1860 Spencer Carbine
This is a 52 Cal with an exc. bore. The barrel is rust free with good markings, nice edges and about 45% of the orig. blue. The  receiver has a great look with the case turning silver. The mechanics are 100% and working. The walnut stock is orig. with two good cartouches and but a few handling marks. The serial # is 51720. Overall an exc. carbine.
SOLD$4695.00 - F587 Details
M1860 Spencer Carbine   M1860 Spencer Carbine
A civil war Spencer in 52 Cal with a good bore. The barrel has had some light cleaning and shows some light pitting with no active rust . Done some time ago it now has a nice mellow patina which is quite attractive. The breach is matching in condition. The rear stock has been lightly sanded and the cartouches are gone. The ser # is 43391. It is in 100% working condition and complete with all orig parts. A very nice gun for the price we are asking.
$3495.00 - F585 Details
M1861 Contract  Musket by Norfolk   M1861 Contract Musket by Norfolk
A contract musket mfg. by Welch,Brown & Co. Norfolk,Conn. in 1862-63. 18,000 were mfg. It comes in 58 cal. with an exc. bore. All metal is finished in armory bright with sharp markings and no rust. The walnut stock is near perfect with a cartouche on the flat. This appears to be a unfired gun. I will rate it at 99%. A beautiful gun on wlhich I cannot improve.
SOLD$4295.00 - F357 Details
M1861 Contract Rifle Musket   M1861 Contract Rifle Musket
A contract musket mfg. by C.D. Schubart & Co., Providence R.I. Made in 1863 in 58 cal. with a total Qty of 9500. The bore is VF. The barrel is armory bright with no rust or pitting. The walnut stock is as good as they come with 2 fine cartouches on the flat. The mechanics are 100% and working. An exc. rare contract musket.
SOLD$2895.00 - F589 Details
M1861 Norwich Contract Musket   M1861 Norwich Contract Musket

All metal parts finished in the factory bright. Light salt and peppering over the barrel but no rust. Sharp markings and strong 100% mechanics on a gun that was used but not abused. The walnut stock is in VG condition with two inspector cartouoches and a J.D. Mowery, Norwich Conn, stamp on the flat. Cal. is 58 with a VG Bore.


$2895.00 - F565 Details
M1861 Special Contract Musket   M1861 Special Contract Musket
Made by various contractors between 1861-65; total qty. in excess of 152,000. Lamson, Goodnow & Yale mfgd. 50,000. Made in Windsor Vermont this gun is 58 Cal. with a mint bore. All metal parts are in the bright with crisp markings and edges. The walnut stock is extra fine with a superb cartouche on the flat. I have not seen one of these in this condition before as I would rate it at a 98% gun and unfired.
$5695.00 - F561 Details
M1861 Springfield Musket   M1861 Springfield Musket
This musket is dated 1862, in 58 cal. and a fine bore. The barrel has no rust but gathering a splotchy patina overall. All markings are exc. including the orig sights. The walnut stock has 2 light cartouches and handling marks you would expect to see from a gun who has seen the elephant.
$4295.00 - F557 Details
M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket   M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket
All metal is rust free and have a like patina. Markings are sharp and clear. Mfg and dated 1862 with a very good bore. 58 cal.and the mechanics are 100% working. The walnut stock is in fine condition with an x in the left side and a M on the flat. Done a long time ago. There is a good ESA cartouche on the flat. I can't tell you how hard these are to get today. This is my first this year. Overall a very nice gun.
$4495.00 - F544 Details
M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket   M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket
The barrel and all metal parts are rust free and in exc condition with the orig armoury bright finish. Dated 1862 in 58 cal. with an exc. bore. The markings and edges are sharp and clear. The walnut stock is in fine plus condition wth two good cartouches on the flat. M1861 in exc condition are next to impossable to find so don't miss this one.
SOLD$6500.00 - F552 Details
M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket   M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket
This rifle musket is dated 1862. It is in 58 cal. with a very good bore. All metal parts are rust free with sharp markings and some dried grease on the barrel. The walnut stock is in VG condition with the normal handling marks that go with a gun that has seen the elephant. There is a good cartouche on the flat. One of the most sought after muskets of the war and priced to sell.
SOLD$3695.00 - F583 Details
M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket   M1861 Springfield Rifle Musket
A fine condition Mod 61. The barrel is Orig Armory bright with no rust and VG markings. The walnut stock is fine with a few normal handling marks. A really pretty piece of wood. There are two good cartouches on the flat. Dated 1862, in 58 Cal. with an exc bore. I would bet unfired but it looks like it. These with condition are extremely hard to find. I don't get but one a year usually and sometime not that.
$5895.00 - F593 Details
M1863 Sharps Carbine   M1863 Sharps Carbine
A 52 Cal. carbine with a mint bore. Ser# C5675. The barrel has 85% of the orig. blue with some slight flaking of the finish. The edges are sharp and the markings are clear. The mechanics are tight and 100% operating and original. The walnut stock and forestock are in exc. with feathering to the wood grain. There are two cartouches behind the sling bar. Overall a nice gun at a great price.
$3950.00 - F577 Details
M1863 Sharps Carbine   M1863 Sharps Carbine

A M1863 Cal. carbine in 52 Cal. Bore is excellent. The metal has 98% of its orig. color starting to darken. All edges are sharp as are the markings.  The pellet primer is complete. Mechanics are 100% and strong. The walnut stock and forestock are exc. with two sharp cartouches behind the sling bar. Overall condition is extra fine. The serial number is C,5739.

 


$4895.00 - F579 Details
M1863 Springfield Musket Type I   M1863 Springfield Musket Type I
The Type I was produced in 1863 with 273,000 mfg. This is 58 cal. with an exc. bore. The barrrel is factory bright with minor surface spotting.  All markings are sharp and the mechanics are 100%. The barrel bands,sight, trigger guard and butt plate are blued. The lock and hammer have beautiful case color. The walnut stock has some light handling marks with a good cartouche on the flat. Last on the market in 1951. A fine condition gun.
SOLD$3695.00 - F563 Details
M1863 Zouave Rifle   M1863 Zouave Rifle
Barrel has 98% original blue finish with slight discoloration near bayonet lug. Lock has 25% original case color with some color turning brown. Walnut stock is in near mint condition with 2 sharp cartouches. Bore is excellent. Overall a 95% gun.
$4500.00 - F453 Details
M1864 Burnside Carbine 4th Wisc. Cav.   M1864 Burnside Carbine 4th Wisc. Cav.
A superb condition gun. 54 Cal with an exc. bore and mechanics. 98% barrel blue and 75% lever blue. The frame has exc. case color with sharp markings. The walnut stock is fine plus with 2 sharp cartouches. Overall an excellant gun and hard to improve upon. The serial number is 17715 making it an early 5th model. This gun was issued to Co K 4th Wisconsin Calvary according to Springfield research service Vol. 4. Not only spectacular condition but identified as well. Something I overlooked but  a vigalent customer gave me a heads up. Thanks for the help.
$5295.00 - F549 Details
Merrill Carbine   Merrill Carbine
Barrel and lock finished in armory bright with no rust and sharp markings. It is 54 cal. with an excellent bore. Made by H. Merrill in Baltimore Md, The stock is walnut and in fine condition with two good cartouches behind the sling bar. The brass butt plate is marked US with sub insp. marks. Mechanics are 100% and tight. The orig. 3 leaf sight is orig. blue. A really sharp carbine used by many PA units.
$5295.00 - 15417 Details
P53 Enfield Rifle Musket   P53 Enfield Rifle Musket
A very fine rifle musket marked Tower and dated 1863. It is marked 25-25 (.577 Cal.) with a very fine bore. The barrel has 90% of its orig. color with sharp markings and edges. Sight is complete. The nipple protector is orig but missing the leather pad. The stock is in extra fine condition with a nice Birmingham Small Arms Trade cartouche on the stock. Also on the bottom comb a SWINBURN stamp along with a stock makers stamp in the ramrod channel. 73 stamped in front of the butt plate tang and proofs stamped behind the trigger guard tang. A beautiful and correct Enfield that was here for the war.
SOLD$3295.00 - F590 Details
P53 Enfield Tower rifle Musket   P53 Enfield Tower rifle Musket
A gun in 58 Cal. with a mint bore. the barrel has 98% of lthe orig. blue,as do the barrel bands. All have good sharp markings.. The lock is Tower 1858 a Crown over VR. The stock is exc. with a good importers cartouche on the right cheek. The nipple protector has new a leather pad. The ramrod is orig and swelled as it should be. The brass has a wonderful mustard patina. Probably and unfired gun.  A great pair with the P56 Rifle.
$3895.00 - F551 Details
P53 Tower Enfield Rifle Musket   P53 Tower Enfield Rifle Musket
This musket comes in 58 cal. with and avg. bore. The metal has a dark patina with no rust and the usual pitting around the nipple bolster for a field used gun.All marks are sharp. The long range sight is complete. The stock is in VG condition showing normal handling marks for field use. All brass is uncleaned and has a nice patina. The bayonet is orig. and has a like patina to the barrel.
$2795.00 - F570 Details
Smith Carbine   Smith Carbine

A nice CW carbine in 50 cal. with an exc. bore. Ser # 12050. Barrel has 98% orig. blue with sharp markings. Breech has vivid case color as we as interior block. The walnut stock is fine and near new with good feathering. Mechanics are 100% and tight., Good example


$3695.00 - F591 Details


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