Military percussion muskets, rifles and other martial style cap and ball rifles and muskets, including Springfield Armory, Harpers Ferry, etc. for sale from Old Town Station, Ltd..
Includes Civil War carbines, and other early military breechloaders & early military cartridge systems.
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|Fruwirth percussion conversion - Austrian Model 1849 "Garibaldi" rifle. - Type used in U.S. Civil War - .77 cal.; 32.5" oct. breech round barrel. - Very good condition. - Mostly crisp dark patina w/ a lightly cleaned area on breech revealing markings, pitting around nipple; patina brass furniture. Good markings include "FERD. FRUWIRTH" on barrel; matching "83" on most parts; "206" (s/n?); "I.W.", "IX/I/7" & proof on left top flat; "N", "II", & "B" on right flat; and various other small markings; no markings remain on lockplate. - Lightly cleaned stock has flame burn loss behind nipple, crack & minor loss on right side barrel channel, and what may be remainders of cartouches; lightly cleaned some time ago. Remainders of rifling in rough pitted bore. Original ramrod. Missing folding leaf to rear sight (fixed notch sight intact), and front wire sling swivel; otherwise appears to be complete, original & matching. "Garibaldi" nickname comes from usage in of this model by Giuseppe Garibaldi’s revolutionary troops in Italy. Over 25,000 are reported to have been purchased by the U.S. during the Civil War. A near identical specimen is pictured in Whisker’s "Firearms from Europe", an excellent reference on foreign arms used by both sides in the Civil War / War of Northern Aggression. - antq - item #MP-F154R - $985|
Joslyn - Model 1864 - Civil War saddle ring carbine - .52 rimfire; 22" barrel. - Fine condition. - Generally crisp metal; generous thinning dull blue on barrel, turning plum; mottled gray lockplate & tang; excellent markings. Good mech; spot of pitting in otherwise very good bore. Sound stock w/ usage marks. GWS inspected barrel; fine RP cartouche; tang s/n altered. - s/n 7153 - antq - item #MW-521 - $1,500
Civil War Smith Carbine - .50 cal. percussion breechloader. - About very good condition. - Fairly smooth metal with even dark blue-black old refinish, possibly period of use; pitted barrel band; markings light but legible. Working but loose; usual bore. Wood refinished to about fine condition. - s/n 4875 - antq - item #MW-4875 - $1,375
Gallagher - breech-loading percussion Civil War carbine. - .50 cal. perc.; 22.25” barrel. - About good condition. - Dark brown patina w/ some light roughness; good markings including Richardson & Overman mkg. Working; strong rifling in dirty bore. Stock shows heavy usage, some deep dings on top, and crude large carvings “C / GA-1” on right, and “A” & a couple 8 point geometric designs on left. Repaired crack on left front of stock. - s/n - 15911 - antq - item #MW-PL-911 - $1,385
|Norwegian - M1788/1851 Rifled Musket - very rare pillar breech alteration. - .73 cal. (17.8mm); 40" barrel. - Excellent condition. - Smooth metal; plum barrel; light brown lock; matching s/n 207; various Kongsberg marks; light patina brass furniture. Excellent mech; excellent shallow rifled bore. Excellent refinished wood. - Originally a Model 1788 smoothbore flintlock, only 131 were altered to percussion pillar breech rifled musket configuration, with the others made into fencing muskets ca. 1841, and the L flip rear sight added ca. 1854. - antq - item #MP-N12C - $1,500|
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