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    ACRYLIC SWORD & SCABBARD STAND: This pair of acrylic sword & scabbard stands was designed to hold one sword and its scabbard. Each is 5 inches tall and designed with square edge groves to prevent the sword or scabbard from flipping over as often happens with similar stands with a rounded cut. They will accommodate swords of all sized from small bowie knives to cavalry sabers.  This design presents a very clean and crisp display that is attractive. $27.00

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    C295. CONFEDERATE - VIRGINIA SPEAR-POINT FIGHTING KNIFE: This Virginia Confederate spear-point fighting knife is in near-mint condition! It was recently inspected by a well-known dealer of Confederate collectables and appraised at $3500-$4000. The cherry wood grip and guard are tight, and the blade is bright with period sharpening. The leather sheath fits tight to the blade and retains both straps, and is in amazing condition. $2900.00

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    C348. CONFEDERATE SIDE-KNIFE & ORIGINAL LEATHER COVERED WOOD SHEATH: This is a Confederate side-knife with the original leather covered wood sheath in amazing condition. The knife is 16 1/2 inches long with a 11 1/2-inch blade and is period sharpened. The walnut wood grip is pinned to the blade with three brass rivets and there is a nice S-guard. The sheath has a wood-core covered with leather and cotton stitching. This is a high-quality fighting knife and may have been made for an officer. Several years back Brian Akins (Rebel Relics) featured this knife in one of his late-knife Rebel Relic video. $3800.00

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    F252. CONFEDERATE - PATTERN 1856 IRON MOUNTED RIFLE, NUMBERED RAMROD: This is a Confederate Pattern 1856 iron mounted rifle with a Confederate numbered ramrod, and its bayonet. It is original with all factory mounts and screws, and a Potts & Hunt London lock. The rear site is original and properly slides up & down. The ramrod is numbered 507, but there is no number on the gun. There is what appears to be a faint Sinclair, Hamilton & Company viewers mark near the trigger tang. On the underside on the gun is an opening in the stock, which may have been done by the soldier to drain water. The lock properly functions; all metal parts have matching patina, and the bore is shotout indicating heavy use. Also, note there are no sling swivels and where one would be to the rear, there is a screw. This is correct to this gun because it was original configured for the Royal Marine Corps before it was sold to the Confederacy. The bayonet fits perfect to the gun. $2750.00

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    F259. SMITH & WESSON MODEL-TWO REVOLVER: One of the more popular Civil War period revolvers used by cavalry soldiers and officers was the Smith & Wesson Model-Two revolver. The Model Two Army was perfectly suited to the demands for a belt-sized pistol, which could be carried in the waistband or a small holster. It could be quickly loaded with the new waterproof metallic cartridge and proved ideal for the soldier. The timing was crucial, as the first guns reached the marketplace in June of 1861, only two months after the first shots were fired marking the beginning of the American Civil War. Orders rose so fast that by 1862 the company closed its order books, because they already had orders for more arms than they could produce in the next three years.  The gun used a small .32 rim fire caliber self-contained cartridge. This guns serial number, 11134 places in the range of the Type 4 version serial range 10627 - 40044; 1863. The gun has a 6-inch barrel and originally was blued, which is all gone leaving a gray-brown patina. The serial number matches on all parts to include the grip. The gun cylinder timing, and the trigger and hammer properly function, and the bore has strong rifling. Shipping is included with this price. $675.00  

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    U855.  HORSTMANN MOUNTED ARTILLERY OFFICERS’ SABER: This is one of the most difficult sabers to find and is missing from most advance collection and may be scarcer than the Ames version. Horstmann made these sabers with the Type-1 hilt, which is design with the recessed hilt for the scabbard and in three known configurations: 31-32 plain unetched blade with a leather grip and a stamped address, 32-33 cavalry style etched blade with a sharkskin grip and an etched address, and 36 inch cavalry style etched blade with a sharkskin grip and an etched address. All are extremely rare. This saber is the example with a plain 31-inch blade. It has the original leather grip with 100% original wire. The hilt is moves because the blade washer is gone, but not too much. The pommel cap has never been disturbed. The blade has a gray patina, never sharpened, and HORSTMANN & SON, PHILADELPHIA marked.  On page 230 of the book “Civil War Cavalry & Artillery Sabers” by John H. Thillmann there are three photos another example of this saber to include the identical style scabbard. Currently, one is listed on ebay (Item # 163899643804) for $5800.00. I have priced this saber well below marked value and it is a bargain at this price!. $2900.00

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    F261. CLEANED & REPAIRED “A” “Q” & “Z” MARKED B FLAGG & Co. CONFEDERATE REISSUED MUSKETBeginning with the Severn Days Battle in 1862, weapons were salvaged and sent to Richmond to be cleaned, repaired and reissued. The Confederate Ordnance Bureau established a robust cleaning and repair (C&R) operation at the Richmond, Danville, Lynchburg Arsenals, and the Staunton Ordnance Depot.  Once a gun was serviceable, it would be inspected and marked with an inspector’s mark: “A”,”F”,”Q”,”T”, and “Z” an average of .22 inches in height, the same font, and located on the bottom of the stock forward of the trigger guard. For more information see “Captured & Collected” Confederate Reissued Firearms by CAPT Steven W, Knott. This musket is one of the early muskets recovered from a battlefield and sent to be Cleared and Repaired.

    The US M-1842 Muskets produced by Benjamin Flagg are amongthe rarest and most intriguing military long arms produced in the United States during the antebellum era. The guns are actually secondary Confederate arms, as all were delivered to the state of South Carolina, and were the forerunners of the South Carolina manufactured William Glaze & Company arms, as Glaze ordered the Flagg guns for South Carolina and then enlisted Flagg in the subsequent manufacture of his own arms. Originally, there were 100 muskets delivered with B. FLAGG & Co. locks. They had a German silver wrist escutcheon with a number engraved on it; a butt plate either blank or with a script US; and a smooth bore barrel. Several South Carolina infantry regiments were present at the battle of First Manassas and it is likely this musket was recovered and sent back to Richmond to be Cleaned and Repaired. As such, if can no longer be considered an original condition B Flagg musket, but a Confederate (C&R) reissued gun.

    This musket went thought the Clean & Repair (C&R)three times and it looks like the Flagg lock was fitted onto a different M-1842 stock and then a different barrel, which was rifled. Each time the gun entered the C&R process it was inspected before being reissued. I believe the first inspection mark was “A” because of its location matches other one-time C&R guns, next “Z” and finally “Q.” The B. Flagg & Co. lock’s action is crisp and very tight in both halt and full cock positions. I pulled the lock and the internal lock area is dark and undisturbed. Also, the bore is bright with strong rifling. and when the barrel bands are moved you see the bright metal that is expected with an unaltered musket.  This gun is extremely unique and rare with the B Flagg lock and being through the Confederate Clean & Repair process three times.  $3900.00

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    C366. THIRD MODEL VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY SABER ALTERED FOR CONFEDERATE CAVALRYVirginia Manufactory sabers were originally produced from 1804 thru 1821.  The State of Virginia issued these to their State cavalry.  There were three models of this pattern saber: the first having a very large 40.5-inch blade, the second model had very similar blade but a peened “birds head” pommel and the third model was produced in 1808 and was made until 1821. The State of Virginia contracted with Ames of Chicopee, Massachusetts in 1860 for cavalry saber to be altered. The Ames company was to slim the blade and re-sheath them with an iron scabbard with brass mounts. This is a Virginia Manufactory third model saber converted by Ames. It is a beautiful piece with its curved blade and an Ames made scabbard. The grip is 95% plus original leather with 100% original single-strand brass wire. The handle is tight and the pommel is undisturbed. The blade has an even gray patina and there are a few sword nicks on the blade. The Ames produced scabbard is minty with no damage at all.  There is no dings, bumps, or rust, and the brass scabbard mounts have a gorgeous patina. This is a 100% original untouched Civil War altered Virginia Manufactory Saber. $4900.00

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    U869.  CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER – USC ETCHED: This Cavalry Officer’s saber in unique because the blade is etched “USC” for United States Cavalry, where as most are just etched with US. It is a standard saber with the officer’s hilt which retains 50% plus original gold wash and 90% plus original sharkskin grip and 100% original wire. The original white buff blade washer holds the 33-inch blade tight. The saber appears to be American made, but has no maker mark yet is etched with a military motif with the “USC” in the center panel, and the American eagle with E PLURIBUS UNUM. The steel scabbard fits tight; is complete with all mounts and screws and is dent free. It is rare to find a “USC” etched Cavalry Officers saber. $1500.00

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    C367. CONFEDERATE IMPORTED MOLE NAVAL CUTLASS: This is a Confederate imported Mole Naval Cutlass. It has a checkered two-piece leather grip, brass guard & pommel, tapered steel blade stamped "MOLE" and the rectangle stamp enclosing "COURTNEY & TENNENT CHARLESTON, S.C." The MOLE make is also on the face of the guard but is not visible because it is under the original leather blade washer. This is one of the best examples I have seen in a while and is complete with an original leather scabbard with the brass tip and throat. The hilt is tight with a nice even patina; the pressed leather grips are in near-mint condition; the blade is nick-free with strong markings. The scabbard is complete with all original brass mounts and retention staple, and a complete stitched reverse seam. It does show some expected leather loss, but its complete. It is very rare to find this cutlass complete with an original scabbard, especially one in near-mint condition. $6900.00

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    C315. SECOND MODEL VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY SABER ALTERED FOR CONFEDERATE CAVALRY: Virginia Manufactory sabers were originally produced from 1804 thru 1821.  The State of Virginia issued these to their State cavalry.  There were three models of this pattern saber: the first having a very large 40.5-inch blade, the second model had very similar blade but a peened “birds head” pommel and the third model was produced in 1808 and was made until 1821. The State of Virginia contracted with Ames of Chicopee, Massachusetts in 1860 for cavalry saber to be altered. The Ames company was to slim the blade and re-sheath them with an iron scabbard with brass mounts. This is a Virginia Manufactory second model saber converted by Ames. It is a beautiful piece withits curved blade and an Ames made scabbard. The grip is down to the wood with the smallest amount of original black leather, but 100% original single-strand copper wire. The handle is tight with a little wobble in the guard, and the pommel is undisturbed. The blade has an even brown patina and there are a few sword nicks on the blade. The Ames produced scabbard is minty with no damage at all.  There is no dings, bumps, or rust, and the brass scabbard mounts have a gorgeous patina. This is a 100% original untouched Civil War altered Virginia Manufactory Saber. $4500.00

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    C362. CONFEDERATE CAPTURED D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE: This Confederate stag-handle D-Guard Bowie knife is 16 inches long with a 12-inch blade, and is complete with its original brown leather sheath that still has the original belt loop. The knife was captured by Captain William Henry Sackett, 11th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry at the battle of New Bern, NC. and sent home as a war trophy. It has been in the family up until 2016 when it was sold. Captain Sackett fought in several more battles and died during the battle of Petersburg.  The knife is accompanied with a Letter of Provenance as well as a letter from the family. Additionally, there is a binder with the complete history of the knife and Captain Sackett. $6500.00

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