Cased 6″ .31 Caliber Volcanic Lever Action Pistol

“The original 1848 “Volition Repeating Rifle” design by Hunt was revolutionary, introducing an early iteration of the lever action repeating mechanism and the tubular magazine still common today. However, Hunt’s design was far from perfect, and only a couple of prototypes were developed; the only one known is currently in the Firearms Museum in Cody, […]

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8″ New Haven Arms .41 Caliber Volcanic Lever Action Pistol

“The original 1848 “Volition Repeating Rifle” design by Hunt was revolutionary, introducing an early iteration of the lever action repeating mechanism and the tubular magazine still common today. However, Hunt’s design was far from perfect, and only a couple of prototypes were developed; the only one known is currently in the Firearms Museum in Cody, […]

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Plant / Merwin & Bray Front Loading .30 Caliber Cup-Primer Cartridge Single Action Revolver – Antique

LSB#: 13010602 Make: Merwin & Bray Fire Arms Company Model: .30 Caliber Cup-Primed Cartridge Revolver Serial Number: 2763 Year of Manufacture: 1863 – 1873? Caliber: .30 Cup-Primed Cartridge Action Type: Single Action, Front Loading and Unloading Revolver Markings: The rib atop the barrel is marked “MERWIN & BRAY. FIRE- ARMS. CO. N.Y.” and the bottom […]

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.455 Webley Fosbery Semi Automatic Revolver

“Semi-automatic pistols were just beginning to appear when Colonel Fosbery (1832–1907) devised a revolver that cocked the hammer and rotated the cylinder by sliding the action, cylinder, and barrel assembly back on the frame. The prototype was a modified Colt Single Action Army revolver. Fosbery patented his invention August 16, 1895 and further improvements were […]

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Rare Connecticut Arms .28 Cup-Primer Cartridge Front Loading Single Action Revolver – Antique

LSB#: 130106XX01 Make: Connecticut Arms Company Model: .28 Cup-Primer Cartridge Single Action Revolver Serial Number: 3241 Year of Manufacture: Late 1860s Caliber: .28 Cup-Primer Cartridge Action Type: Single Action, Front Loading and Unloading Revolver Markings: The rib atop the barrel is marked “CONN. ARMS CO. NORFOLK CONN.” The circumference of the cylinder is marked “PATENTED […]

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535th Bomb Squadron Painted A2: Me & My Gal

Brown steer or horsehide A2 has original brown cotton lining with AAF woven label listing only the contract number “535-AC-27753”, but thanks to Gary Eastman’s outstanding new reference, we know that this contract was from April 29, 1942 for 50,000 A2’s from Boston’s Cable Raincoat Co. Flight jacket has good brown knit waistband with typical […]

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Lt. John C. Pierce’s Painted A-2 Flight Jacket – “Johnnie Come Lately”

Very historical grouping named to Lt. John C. Pierce-Pierce. Pierce was qualified to pilot B-17, B-24 & B-25 Bomber Aircraft!-Pierce was a Jazz Musician and radio personality before becoming a pilot- Included is Pierce’s original leather A-2 jacket with nose art “Johnie Come Lately” depicting a young looking child riding a bomb while playing a […]

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8th Air Force – 712th Bomb Squadron 448th Bomb Group (dual) A-2 Jackets Grouping

  8th Air Force – 712th Bomb Squadron 448th Bomb Group (dual) A-2 Jackets Grouping ~ Features (2) A-2 flights jackets and additional materials belonging to two crew members from the same B-24 flight crew during WWII. These men were a part of Lt. Snavely’s flight crew, which was a replacement crew arriving at Seething, […]

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James Raymond – Sky Goddess – 550th Bomb Squadron Painted A2 Flight Jacket

                                        The Crew of the B-17 Sky Goddess: http://www.mywarhistory.com/browse/browse.aspx?serviceHeroId=53           Certification Card:             DD214:             Mission List:             […]

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54th Troop Carrier Squadron, James B. Senter A-2 Flight Jacket

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