Craig, de St Etienne. James, I’d like to see images of the weapons you have, are you interested in selling them ? I apologize for not responding sooner but I was out of town and didn’t have the means of communicating. Any information and value would be great. I hope you understand. DE LONEUX http://www.leverguns.com/articles/blancard/spencer.htm, Hi, I found you online and I’m not sure if you still do this but I thought I would take a chance. Harrison, I however can recommend others that can give you fair market valuation and may be willing to sell it for you if you’d like. This is a nice attic brown one, much better than you usually see. Barry, Any chance you can give me your perspective on the value if I sent you some photos? missing center brass screw Left side Please let me know if you’re interested in purchasing this gun. 1 Mk III rifle in.303 calibre Lithgow 1953. Couple we’d probably like to get reconditioned and priced. Serial no. I have a pistol from the Civil War that was awarded to someone of significance at the time. It has a wide cartridge guide, and the breech block has holes in it. Hope this helps. Our Price: $4.95 Compare. L/R NSW, Near perfect SMLE No.1 Mk III rifle in.303 calibre, dated 1943. Its really awesome that you appreciate things like this! Has leather grips with 3 rivets, external spring. Mre Rle De Mutzig engraved on lock.other proofs and cartouches on various parts.All original except for the very old bailing wire repair. John, if you could provide quality images (photos) of the weapons in question I will do my best to help with all questions you may have. It has a powder horn attached. I don’t have an explanation as to why there are no markings on the frame, maybe it’s a modern revolver that someone has aged at some time……hard to say without close examination. believe what you have is a Model 1816 U.S. Musket Type III. Civil War .69 Caliber Musket – Inventory Number: RIF 009. 1903 dated, British Lee Enfield carbine in .303 calibre. I am including with this note several pictures of the item. Because it’s in great condition. I’ve gotten to know some of the major Civil War dealers over the past few years and I can generally buy items well below market value because I pay my bills and I keep coming back time after time. Interested in selling most of my antique guns (trying to retire/downsize) I HAVE A CIVIL WAR PISTOL, CONVERTED FROM A FLINTLOCK WITH “C.S. Lithgow 1944. After doing some research, it appears the government purchased the first 1000 rifles. Enfield 1924 manufacture. Model: 1870 Snyder . Before her death, she informed me that Colonel James Duff’s grandson or great grandson gave the gun to my grandfather. Eric, please forward quality images of the revolver, including serial numbers and I will do my best with valuations… 4.Civil War Firearms, By John F. Graf And here is the last half. I have two Civil War rifles and one pistol that my father collected. WOULD YOU HAVE ANY INFO THIS ARMORY, IE, LIKE ITS LOCATION DURING THE CIVIL WAR, ITS MAIN FUNCTION/PURPOSE, AND WHICH ARMY DID IT SERVE~~~~NORTH OR SOUTH? In 2017, during a random search to find more information, I acquired an original 1895 Kentucky Confederate Veterans Association Almanac, from a book dealer in Connecticut, which contains a photo and detailed bio of Captain Gay. 1 Mk III, Lithgow 1944. Thank you. 1 Mk V rifle in.303 calibre. Then you have the owner of Civil War weapons who may have inherited Civil War items from a relative or purchased a couple pieces a few years back, they over paid for the gun or sword and now they not only want to get their money back but they want to make 50% premium, sorry but it doesn’t work like that. Every part of this gun is attached and it comes with its holster too. This would increase the value of the weapon a bit. You’re better off buying your CW items from the major dealers in the industry. I found the book Confederate Odyssey online and am purchasing a copy for documentation. My question is I have a revolver with virtually zero markings on it, or at least I cant find any. We are trying to determine a value for a possible sale. Hope this helps . (photo attached) During my research I also met author Dan Williams who included my pistol in his book “The Whitney Navy Revolver 1857-1866”. Sorry I couldn’t help more, Kind Regards Gene West. I Mk III rifle in.303 calibre. Mechanism to load weapon from back of stock is workable) It belonged to my Great, Great grandfather. I found your info while I was doing some research on it. My main question is how much could this revolver be worth? The local historian has eight rifled muskets which appear to have been manufactured during the Civil War. Thank you in advance. The pistol is also operable. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give me your expert opinion on this “Civil War used” flintlock pistol. 4 Mk I. Rifle in.303 calibre. Weapon 2 is a 44 Caliber RF Henry Carbine with brass receiver Serial 20623 Patent 10/10/1860. Hope I was able to help. Of course condition is everything when it comes to value and you haven’t provided enough images for me to understand it’s condition…..at the bottom of each attachment you will see values based on condition. I am pretty sure it was from my grandmothers side of the family as I have a picture of her Uncle missing an arm that states it was lost in the war. I’ve enjoyed looking at your site and all the information you’re sharing on CS rifles and muskets. I’m interested in selling but would like to not sell myself short. This large caliber rifled Belgian musket has excellent cartouches, inspector, and sub-inspector marks. I started becoming more disciplined, I purchased all the research books I could to make me a better consumer. Alex. John , please see the attachment I’ve enclosed to better understand value of weapon. Ben, No license. I can’t tell by your photos if the cylinder is 5 or 6 shot and I can’t tell how long your barrel is…..but you can measure it and with the information below you should be able to figure everything else out. It’s hard to put a value on the Shotgun you have, most collectors want provenance on the weapons they purchase especially if there paying large sums of money. Mr. West Required fields are marked *. This would be a musket that a hunter may have used and yes there’s a slim possibility it may have been used early war, but it’s a slim possibility at best. I first thought some type of rack number. If you have any Confederate weapons that you want to sell, I am always interested. I believe your assessment to be on the money. Going thru some of my father’s old guns that my granddad bought for him as a kid growing up. 2938, Sept 10, 1850. Ltd. trading as CARTER'S Publications. Without physically inspecting the musket it’s impossible to say much more. 1 Mk III rifle in.22 long rifle calibre Lithgow 1942. Christina, please provide quality images of the weapons…..lock plates, stocks, barrels and any markings. It’s hard to tell without better resolution images but it appears to be a Prussian Model 1809 Musket Converted to Percussion……the Lock Plate should be marked Potsdam if that’s the case. Since our inventory changes frequently, make sure to check our new arrivals often. Perhaps the star is a crown? Our Price: $7.50 Compare. I am looking for a place I can sell this civil war musket issued to my wife’s great great uncle from the Indiana volunteers it is in great condition please let me know what site and about what I should ask for it thank you if you want to speak with me about it call Xxxxxxxxxx. Unfortunately I’m not able to help with valuation, I would be misleading you and I don’t want to do that. The advancements of the 1860 Henry Rifle wrought had an immediate impact and the gun almost instantly left its mark on the pages of history. All that said it may still be very collectible. Additional markings are faded and difficult to read. All serial numbers (14705) match. She wants to sell them. Ballpark range for something like this? Quickview. L/R NSW, SMLE No. Thomas, Customerreply replied 8 years ago. Thank you very much for your reply. He was part of the confederates surrender when the war ended. Wondering if you could help me out. Many newbie Civil War collectors want to buy a long rifle, carbine or maybe a sword to start their collection. A choice example, SMLE No. Plus the value from private collect toons to museum s. Thank you John, John, please provide quality images of the weapon…….Lock Plate, barrel, scope, stock and any markings and I will do my best in helping with any information you require. Can you help? Enfield 1900 marked. They want you to keep coming back so they’re going to treat you like a client rather than someone they won’t see again. And a 7 but it’s not facing in the right direction. A choice example, A rather good example of an antique British Snider MK III rifle in.577 calibre, dated Enfield 1870, Lithgow 1943 SMLE MK3 rifle, fitted with aperture sight, SMLE No.1 Mk III rifle in.303 calibre. Lithgow 1928. We have family history that has been passed down with the gun stating that our ancestor (PFC. Hoping this reaches you versus a spam bucket. LE mark V rifle in .303 calibre. Your weapon is in the 3700 serial number range which leads me to believe it was purchased post war at a discounted price (which was not uncommon for obsolete weapons after the war). Thank you for the offer to look at photos of the gun that my father has. Your email address will not be published. Please provide closeup pictures and I will do my best to answer all questions you have. Would you be able to help me understand the approx. We live in VA, so Civil War memorabilia is somewhat popular here…. Lithgow 1942, Australian SMLE Ni. I’ve done business with both of these dealers and I highly recommend there expertise. The firearm action was invented by the American Jacob Snider, and the Snider-Enfield was one of the most widely used of the Snider varieties. Lithgow 1941 made. https://www.gunauction.com/buy/8829805. .577 Snider caliber. You have what I believe is a “Model 1841 U.S. Percussion Rifle” ………it is a late model variation with the adjustable long leaf rear sight. I do have photos if you would like to see them. The story in the family is that it belonged to one of his brothers who may have served in the Edgecombe Guards. Please let me know if you need any additional information. The lock and trigger works fine, personally I would say it could shoot still, but again— not an expert. This is WONDERFUL information—THANK YOU for taking the time to research and respond…it’s greatly appreciated! … Susan, send quality images of the Musket……include Lock Plate, barrel, stock, and any markings visible……I’ll do my best to help with values. Enfield 1922. Lithgow made. His history is quite colorful if not brutal. It’s in good shape. I would need hours if not days possibly weeks to research. The weapons imported by the Federal government were produced in Liege by three firms. The marks on the rifle read 3/194. When I first started collecting CW guns and swords I would buy the first item that came along only to see the same item at the next gun show for a fraction of the price and in better condition. I don’t know anything about this kind of stuff either and was hoping you could point me in the right direction to see if it’s something worth getting appraised and insured or if it’s just wall decor. Thank you, Don, American soldiers liked it because its .577 cal. Can you let me know what they might be worth? The arms manufactured by August Francotte Company bear the cypher on the lockplate, AF surmounted by A crown. These days I only buy military grade weapons and even though some of the weapons you have are from the time of the “War Of independence” they are not weapons that were made for the military. I have since had a Smith correct that issue. I am a bit of a general history nerd and a teacher, but bringing it to school is a no….curious about it’s value range. When I discovered the pistol in my fathers “stuff” it was still loaded. Nice example, Lee Enfield Mk I rifle in .303 calibre. Quickview. Area Code: 386 . 1 Mk III rifle in .22 long rifle calibre, British / Australian Lee Enfield I rifle in .303 calibre. Hope this helps, Merry Christmas and best regards, Gene. 2.Collecting the Confederacy, By Shannon Pritchard Let’s face it the Union made millions of weapons during the CW and there’s no shortage of those pieces. 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