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This is a 1/2 scale miniature San Francisco style dagger made by B.L. Macon.  6 1/16" long overall with a 3 1/4" double edged blade.  The ricasso marked with the maker's name.  Silver coffin shaped grip with mother of pearl and abalone inlaid scales, the sides engraved in a leaf pattern.  Silver scabbard with belt clip.  Very nicely made!  Mint condition.

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 Price:  $750.00

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This is a 47% scale miniature Colt "Prestige Edition" 1848 first model Dragoon percussion revolver made by Uberti in Italy.  6 3/8" long overall with a 3 1/2" rifled part round part octagon barrel.  This piece is profusely engraved with about 65% coverage and beautifully accented with gold wire inlays  The frame, hammer, loading lever and rammer are beautifully case colored.  The balance of the steel parts are blued.  Brass triggerguard, one piece rosewood grips.  The serial number 88 is stamped into the bottom of the backstrap, frame, triggerguard, and barrel lug.  The cylinder roll stamped with the proper Ormsby cavalry and Indian battle scene and marked "MODEL U.S.M.R., COLT'S PATENT".   Early style loading lever latch.  Blue blade type front sight.  Checkered hammer spur, the hammer with the typical four clicks when cocked.  The bottom of the barrel roll stamped "A. Uberti, Italy" on the bottom of the barrel under the loading lever, and is only visible when the loading lever is lowered.  These dragoons were the last miniature Colt revolvers Uberti made, with production of less than 200 hundred pieces total, and probably less than five of these "Prestige Editions" made.  Complete with a period hinged top rosewood casing with key lock, key included.  The top with a centered inlaid yellow brass escutcheon.  The interior top and bottom padded and lined in a royal blue velour.  The case has a dust ledge.  The revolver is in mint condition.  The case I am told is a period Colt "Baby Dragoon" case that has be re-purposed for this revolver.  The velour on the sides of the interior bottom showing some fraying at the edges.

Price:  $2,450.00

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This is a 1/2 scale miniature 10X Beaver felt cowboy hat made by Rand's Custom Hatters in Billings Montana.  The brim measures 7 3/16" front to back, 6 3/4" side to side.  The interior measures 3 1/4" front to back and 2 7/8" side to side.  The crown is 2 1/4" high.  Made of the same high quality materials and to the same high quality workmanship standards as their full size hats.  This one is called the "Midge" model.  Includes a shearling hatband.  The interior lined in white silk with the Rand's logo and information in gold.  Brown interior hatband with gold lettering and a brown bow at the rear.  A great accessory for your cowboy period miniature firearms!  Several available in slightly different colors. One in dark brown, one in medium brown, three in light brown, and one in olive drab green.  Some have purple silk linings.  I'm pretty sure these are fly fisherman's hats and the shearling hatband is for storing your extra flys.

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 Price:  $75.00

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This is a 47% scale miniature "Tiffany" Colt single action army revolver.  This started life as a U.S. Historical Society Presidential Edition Colt SAA as evidenced by the serial number 114 stamped into the barrel, frame, and triggerguard.  All Presidential Edition Colt SAA were stamped 114 in the usual areas.  The actual serial number, 19 in this case, is stamped into the cylinder pin boss just below the cylinder pin.  The USHS grip and gripstrap were removed, and a "Tiffany" type grip installed in it's place.  The grip was made by the late Roberto Hinze of Houston.  The frame of the grip is sterling silver with a 14 karat gold panel inserted into each side and the bottom.  The three panels containing over 1/2 ounce of pure 24 karat gold.  The revolver is profusely engraved with about 80% coverage.  The barrel, frame, and triggerguard are silver plated, the cylinder, hammer, trigger, ejector rod, and ejector rod housing are gold plated.  The cylinder pin and screws are fire blued.   6 1/8" long overall with a 3 7/16" rifled barrel of .21 caliber.  Made by Uberti in Italy, for the U.S. Historical Society, under license from Colt.  The caliber marking 45 CAL is stamped on the left rear side of the triggerguard, two patent dates stamped on the left front of the frame.  Early black powder frame with the "pinched frame" topstrap, round ejector rod button, and cylinder pin held in place by a screw.  Checkered hammer spur, the hammer with the normal four clicks when cocked.  Blade type front sight.  Fully functional, but non-firing.  Includes a period type hinged top walnut casing with key lock, key included.  The interior English fit and lined in a purple velour.  The interior lid with the Colt directions label.  Accessories include 27 solid brass dummy cartridges, a fire blue "L" shaped screwdriver, a nickel oiler made by Larry Smith, and a blue (turning brown) cleaning rod.  Mint condition except for the cleaning rod which as I said, is turning brown.

Price:  $2,250.00 

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This is a 1/3 scale U.S. 1796 British pattern Sea Service flintlock martial pistol by master miniature maker Robin Armstrong of England.  6 7/16" long overall with a 4" smoothbore barrel of about .185 caliber.  Steel barrel, lock assembly, trigger, and belt hook which are finished in the white.  Yellow brass triggerguard, buttcap, sideplate, and ramrod thimbles.  The top rear of the barrel near the tang marked with two British proofs.  The first is a crown over GR over a downward pointing arrow.  The second is a crown over what looks to be crossed swords.  The middle of the lockplate marked with an ornate crown over GR with a much smaller crown over a downward pointing arrow reading vertically just ahead of it. The rear of the lockplate "TOWER".  The lockplate with some double line border engraving at the middle and rear.  The belt hook marked with a crown just to the rear of the screw.  The hammer with both half and full cock.  Straight grain oil finished American walnut stock.  Brass tipped hickory ramrod.  Complete with the original Armstrong dark brown leather covered hinged top casing with push button latch.  The interior bottom French fit and covered in a dark green velour.  The interior top padded and covered in a medium green silk which is marked in gold with the Armstrong coat of arms and the maker's name.  Mint "as new" condition.  This is the first one of these I have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale!  More photos soon!

Price:  $4,500.00

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 This is a 1/2 scale Colt Texas #5 Paterson five shot percussion revolver made by Miniart in Moscow, Russia. 6 3/8" long overall with a 3 3/4" barrel of about .18 caliber. 100% fully functional, and will shoot if you can find the proper percussion caps and lead bullets. Blue and case colored finish.  The hammer has both half and full cock. Folding trigger drops down when the hammer is cocked. Includes a functional brass 5 spout powder flask, a spare cylinder, a functional single cavity bullet mold with sprue cutter and walnut handles, a functional combination tool which is a screwdriver, a nipple wrench, a nipple pick, and the loading lever, a fully functional brass capper with embossed lid, a walnut handled cleaning rod, and the brass case key. Complete with a period type walnut hinged top key lock casing, the interior French fit and lined in a purple velour.  The barrel has turned a plum brown, and there is some tarnishing of the brass powder flask and capper.  Priced accordingly. 

Price:  $1,000.00 

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 This is a 1/3 scale U.S. 1819 Simeon North flintlock martial pistol by master miniature maker Robin Armstrong of England.  5 1/8" long overall with a 3 5/16" smoothbore barrel of about .185 caliber.  All steel construction finished in the white except for the yellow brass pan.  The top rear of the barrel near the tang marked "RJ over P over US".  The middle of the lockplate marked "S. NORTH, US, MIDLTN CONN encircling a spread winged Federal eagle with shield, arrows, and olive branch.  The rear of the lockplate marked 1821.  Swivel ramrod.  The hammer with both half and full cock, and has a sliding safety catch just to the rear of the hammer pivot point.  Straight grain one piece oil finished American walnut stock.  Complete with the original Armstrong dark brown leather covered hinged top casing with push button latch.  The interior bottom French fit and covered in a dark red velour.  The interior top padded and covered in a medium red silk which is marked in gold with the Armstrong coat of arms and the maker's name.  Mint "as new" condition.  This is the first one of these I have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale!  More photos soon!

 Price:  $4,500.00

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This is a 1/3 scale U.S. 1799 North & Chaney flintlock martial pistol by master miniature maker Robin Armstrong of England.  4 13/16" long overall with a 2 3/16" smoothbore barrel of about .233 caliber.  Steel barrel, trigger, ramrod, frizzen, frizzen spring, hammer, and which are screws finished in the white.  Yellow brass frame, pan, triggerguard, and buttcap.  The top rear of the barrel near the tang marked "US".  The left rear of the barrel marked VOq.  The bottom of the frame marked "NORTH & CHANEY BERLIN" just to the right of the triggerguard and circling under the triggerguard. The hammer with both half and full cock.  Straight grain one piece American walnut stock.  Complete with the original Armstrong light brown leather covered hinged top casing with push button latch.  The interior bottom French fit and covered in a dark green velour.  The interior top padded and covered in a medium green silk which is marked in gold with the Armstrong coat of arms and the maker's name.  Mint "as new" condition.  This is the first one of these I have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale!  More photos soon!

Price:  $4,500.00

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This is a 1/3 scale U.S. 1842 N.P. Ames Navy percussion martial pistol by master miniature maker Robin Armstrong of England.  3 7/8" long overall with a 2" smoothbore barrel of about .185 caliber.  Steel barrel, lock assembly, trigger, ramrod, and bridal finished in the white.  Yellow brass triggerguard, barrel band, and buttcap.  The top rear of the barrel near the tang marked "USN, 1844, RP, P" in four lines.  The middle of the lockplate marked "N.P. AMES, SPRINGFIELD, MASS" in three lines.  The rear of the lockplate marked vertically "USN, 1843" in two lines.  Swivel ramrod.  The hammer with both half and full cock.  Straight grain American one piece walnut stock.  Complete with the original Armstrong medium brown leather covered hinged top casing with push button latch.  The interior bottom French fit and covered in a dark green velour.  The interior top padded and covered in a medium green silk which is marked in gold with the Armstrong coat of arms and the maker's name.  Mint "as new" condition.  This is the first one of these I have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale!  More photos soon!

Price:  $4,000.00

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This is a 1/3 scale Colt 1855 Root revolver by master miniature maker David Kucer of Canada.  3" long overall with a 1 7/16" barrel of about .010 caliber.  Blue and case colored finish.  One piece dark rosewood grips.  The barrel marked with the Colt two line barrel address.  D. Kucer and the serial number 2 marked into the bottom of the barrel and only visible when the loading lever is lowered.  Five shot fluted cylinder.  The hammer has both half and full cock.  100% fully functional.  Complete with the original Kucer casing and accessories.  The casing is hinged top oak with a key lock, key included.  This case automatically locks on closing, so you want to make sure you do not close the key inside the case!!!  The case interior bottom is English fit and lined in a burgundy velour.  The interior lid is padded and lined in a burgundy silk.  Accessories include a copper flask with brass top and spout, a brass two legged yellow brass bullet mold with steel sprue cutter that cast both a round and a conical ball, and a copper lift top cap tin with a white Eley label with black print.  The sides of the powder flask are embossed with a spread winged eagle, crossed revolvers, and stars.  The bullet mold sprue cutter is finished in the white and marked D. KUCER.  A very difficult miniature to make and the first I have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale!  More photos soon!

Price:  $7,500.00

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This is a display stand for a de la Garrigue 1/2 scale Thompson sub-machine gun with a stick magazine.  It is made from walnut and fits the thinner profile more correct looking magazines, not the thick ones that came with some examples.  This slips ofer the bottom of the magazine and hold the miniature Thompson upright for a nice desk or table top display.

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 Price:  $35.00

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This is a 1/3 scale Colt Model 1878 "Lightning" double action revolver with 5 1/2" barrel by master miniature maker David Kucer of Canada.  2 15/16" long overall with a 2 7/17" barrel of about .12 caliber.  Nickel finish with blue screws, cylinder pin, ejector rod, and hammer.  The sides of the hammer polished and in the white.  Two piece rampant Colt black hard rubber grips with yellow brass escutcheons and a single screw entering from the left side.  Two line Colt barrel address, three patent dates of the left front of the frame.  The bottom of the barrel marked D. KUCER.  Serial number 1 stamped into the bottom of the barrel, frame and triggerguard.  There is a 1 stamped into the left side of the frame in the cut just below the cylinder pin release.  The left side of the barrel with the etched barrel panel marked in relief COLT D A 38.  Complete with the original Kucer black leather hinged top casing with push button latch.  The interior bottom French fit in black velour with a twisted red and white string border.  The interior lid padded, lined in red silk, and marked in black with the Kucer coat of arms with D. KUCER, MONTREAL, QUE. below in two lines.  There is a square recess in the interior bottom covered by a small red pillow with two white tabs.  One of the most difficult to make miniatures ever made.  Very rare and seldom seen or offered for sale.  More photos soon!

Price:  $8,500.00