With the adoption of the percussion ignition system in 1841, the United States Ordnance undertook a ..
In 1861, Major Edward C Anderson was sent to England to act as a Confederate central government purc..
This is a FINE condition example of the a very scarce subvariant of the US Model 1841..
On August 31, 1841 the Navy Department placed an order with the N.P. Ames Company of Springfield (la..
During the mid to late 1800s, the US Navy utilized a series of unique and innovative small arms in a..
The American Civil War provided an opportunity for the arsenals of the European continent to divest ..
There are few 19thcentury military arms that are scarcer on the collector market than the guns of Im..
Brothers James and Philip Webley would together start what would become the most successful English ..
This is a great example of an extremely scarce US made socket bayonet for use with the Prussian M-18..
1848 was the first year when Samuel Colt claimed that his patents, designs and his Hartford manufact..
The B.F. Joslyn Revolver is one of the more rarely encountered of US made percussion revolvers used ..
On 22 July 1862 James Paris Lee (1831-1904) of Stevens Point, WI received his first patent for a fir..