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This is a single blade folding pocket knife that is marked on the blade UNITED ITALY.  2 1/16" long opened, 7/8" blade".  Stainless steel blade, brass bolsters and liners, stag scales.  Has a split ring for hanging from a key ring or watch fob.  Near mint except for some minor handling scuffing to the brass.

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 Stock # WDFK-13,  Price:  $50.00 

 
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This is an antique Italian miquelet flintlock rifle by an unknown maker probably dating to the mid 1700's.  This may be a miniature, or could be just a small gun.  Though the stock looks like that of a rifle, it very well may actually be a pistol.  Confused?  Me too!  8 3/4" long overall with a 3 5/8" octagon smoothbore barrel of about .32 caliber.  Beautifully carved ebony one piece stock.  All the metal parts are steel.  The piece is very ornately engraved.  The stock has some damage in several areas which are shown in the photos.  The hammer has both half and full cock.  A very rare and early piece.  Miquelet flintlocks are very rarely seen for sale, especially one in miniature!

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Price:  $1,750.00

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 This is a 47% scale powder flask made my master miniature maker Paul Hamler of Georgia and suitable for the Uberti or U.S. Historical Society Colt 1851, 1860, and 1861 revolvers.  3 1/4" long overall including the spout, 1 1/4" wide, and 9/16" thick.  I think this is one of a very few prototypes that he made for IMA about 15 years ago.  The body is cast in yellow brass in two pieces, then soldered together.  The lever is also cast.  The top and spout are lathe turned yellow brass, the top held to the body by three small brass screws.  The lever spring is blued steel.  Both sides of the body of the flask shows a typical Colt motif of a cannon and a mortar with flags and crossed Paterson rifles near the bottom.  Paul is reknown for the beautiful miniature tools he makes.  More photos soon!

Price:  $200.00

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This is a 47% scale powder flask made by master miniature makers David and Zavie Kucer.  3 1/4" long overall, 1 5/8" wide, and 3/4" thick.  The body of the flask is properly made from sheet copper that is stamped into shape in a pair of dies, then the two halves are soldered together.  One side is embossed with a typical period scene of a cannon, flags, crossed rifles, and crossed pistols, the other side is plain.  The top, lever, and spout are machined brass.  The lever spring and the screws retaining thre top to the body are blued steel.  Really superb quality and a great accessory to go with your Uberti or U.S. Historical Society percussion Colt 51 navy, 60 army, or 61 navy revolver.
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Price:  $300.00

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I just picked this up at the Louisville Gun Show.  Photo is from a previous sale, but looks exactly the same.

This is a 1/3 scale 1874 Gatling gun on a field carriage with the 240 round Broadwell drum magazine by the renown Karl Furr in Orem, Utah.   This piece is a true work of art and would be the centerpiece of any collection, miniature or otherwise. Chambered in .22 short rimfire, this miniature will shoot up to 800 rounds per minute. As such, it must be shipped to a FFL dealer. The beautiful polished brass is starting to get a pleasing patina. The barrels are finished in the white. The wood is black walnut. 18" diameter wheels. The barrel group 20 3/16" long, 10 .22 caliber rifled barrels 12 5/8" long.   These are among the most popular miniatures ever made. This is not classed as a class III machine gun. If you can own a rifle, shotgun, or pistol, you can legally own this masterpiece in most states!  There is some very minor freckling on the barrels, otherwise near mint condition.  Serial # 175.  Includes an original Furr color brochure.  More photos when I get home, if it last that long.

Price:  $12,500.00

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 I just found out that this piece is prominently pictured on the cover and page 14 of the fall 2002 issue of the Miniature Arms Journal, which features an article on Agnoletto's work, and gives a list of the miniatures he has made.  I will include a copy with this miniature.

This is a 1/3 scale all metal ball butt wheellock pistol by the famous Walter Agnoletto of Turin, Italy.  This exact piece is featured on the cover and page 14 of the Fall 2002 issue of the Miniature Arms Journal, which features Agnoletto's work and gives a list of the miniature firearms he has made.  Agnoletto's work is also prominently featured in Merrill Lindsay's book "Miniature Arms".  4" long overall with a 2 1/4" part round part octagon smoothbore barrel of .200 caliber.  All steel construction finished in the white.  Profusely engraved with about 65% coverage.  There is a belt or sash hook on the left side.  The pan cover is spring loaded and snaps closed when a small screw sticking out just ahead of the wheel is pushed.  There is also a lever on the right side that may be a safety of some kind.  Includes the original maple hinged top casing with folding latch.  The interior French fit and lined in a faded burgundy velvet.  Also includes the original multi-purpose tool which has two wrenches and a screwdriver.  I have not seen or had an Agnoletto miniature for sale in well over ten years.

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Price:  $6,500.00

 

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 I just found out this piece was made by renown miniature maker Walter Agnoletto of Turin, Italy, and is pictured on page 20 of the Fall 2002 issue of the Miniature Arms Journal, which features an article on Agnoletto and gives a listing of all the miniatures he has made.  I will include a copy with this miniature.  Thanks Alan!

This is a mid 1700's self priming, self loading, self cocking, 21 shot flintlock REPEATING pistol, as made by Giacomo Berselli of Bologna, Italy.  Maker unknown, but obviously a master at his craft!  This has to be the absolute coolest, neatest miniature of an antique pistol I have ever seen!  It is almost mind boggling that they were making pistols like this back in that time period.  This pistol is an improvement on the earlier Lorenzoni pistol that was invented in the early 1700's in Italy.  See a video of the Lorenzoni pistol here:  http://www.forgottenweapons.com/lorenzoni  The pistol operates thusly:  The buttcap is hinged, and when opened reveals a sliding door, and a screw.  Proper sized round lead balls are put into the opening with the sliding cover.  Loose powder is put into the opening revealed when the screw is removed.  There is a compartment with a door underneath the pan which when opened you would put the priming powder into.  There is a round rotating brass drum in the middle of the pistol just ahead of the hammer with a lever on the left side.  The drum has two cavities.  With the muzzle pointing down, the lever is rotated down and forward, loading a powder charge and a lead ball into the drum.  Simultaneously, there is a cavity in the drum that is picking up a priming charge for the pan.  As the lever is moved further forward, the pan is charged with priming powder.  On the right side of the brass drum, just under the priming powder compartment with the lever in the firing position, is what I will call a cam for lack of a better description.  As the lever is continued forward, the pan is charged, the cam closes the 
frizzen, then engages a lever that cocks the hammer.  The lever on the left side of the pistol is then rotated back to the initial position.  The ball, then the powder charge, are dropped into the
chamber during this process, and the pistol is ready to fire.  Fire the pistol, rotate the lever back & forth, and fire again, much like a lever action Winchester, 21 times!

6 5/8" long overall with a 3 13/16" smoothbore barrel.  All metal parts are steel, finished in the white,  The pistol is expertly and generously engraved, see photos.  The lockplate is marked BERSELLI BOLOGNA just behind the hammer.   The two piece wood stock is some light colored wood that has been painted or stained to simulate ebony.  The action functions flawlessly, and is just a wonder to behold!  Complete with a much later hinged top blue leather casing with two folding latches.  The interior French fit.  The interior bottom lined in a burgundy velvet, the interior lid lined in burgundy silk.  Excellent condition only showing some minor scuffs to the stock finish.  I believe this piece to be if not antique, then at least very old, and was probably made in Italy.  Could possibly be a journeyman test piece.  This type of pistol would have been owned by only the most wealthy people of the period, most likely royalty.  Truly a once in a lifetime kind of piece!!!

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Price:  $15,500.00

 

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This is a 2mm pinfire rifle & pistol set made by noted miniature maker Bob Urso of Washington state, author of the ultimate reference on Berloque and 2mm pinfire miniatures, The Tiniest Guns.  He calls these models the Xpert Derringer and the Xpert Bicycle Rifle Rifle.  Description from Bob's website, used with permission.  "1-3/8"  OAL.   Except for the fact that this is a pinfire rather than a rimfire, this is a pretty faithful miniature of the Hopkins & Allen, Xpert Derringer.  The full size Xpert had a  production  run of less than 3000 guns.  It has a fixed barrel,  with a unique flat sided , swing out breech plate, The Xpert is also available in the "Bicycle Rifle" version, with a long barrel, and a screw on metal stock.  OAL with the stock attached is 5"  The grips are rosewood.  Serial numbers 15 & 16.  Includes a walnut glass top case with maroon cloth lining.  These are no longer in production.  More info on Bob's website at http://www.boburso.com/

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Price:  $1,000.00               

 

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  This is a 2mm pinfire rifle made by noted miniature maker Bob Urso of Washington state, author of the ultimate reference on Berloque and 2mm pinfire miniatures, The Tiniest Guns.  He calls this model the Pinfire Rifle.  Description from Bob's website, used with permission.  "Here's my long promised 2mm, pinfire rifle.  The rifle, hammer, and trigger are cast - lost wax method - in brass.  The pieces are then filed, fitted, sanded, and highly polished, prior to the gun being completely nickel plated.  It has a traditional side, barrel lock, spring."  This Urso pinfire rifle features the optional rosewood stock, the optional bayonet, and the optional sling.  Serial # 25.  Includes the original plastic hinged top case with clear lid.  More info on Bob's website at http://www.boburso.com/

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Price:  $575.00

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This is a 2mm pinfire pistol made by noted miniature maker Bob Urso of Washington state, author of the ultimate reference on Berloque and 2mm pinfire miniatures, The Tiniest Guns.  He calls this model the High Standard.  Description from Bob's website, used with permission.  "1-5/8"  OAL , I've always liked the contemporary profile of the High Standard pistols and this is my attempt at a 2mm pinfire version.  The action is based on the Kobold, berloque pistol, manufactured in Germany, between the two world wars.  It is interesting for several reasons.  First of all it is an underhammer pistol, with the pin of the cartridge facing down into the gun.  Secondly,  the wide, heavy hammer does double duty as the guns breech.  Finally, as shown in the photo above, the trigger is actually the front grip-strap.  All parts are nickel plated steel.  The grips are ivory."  Serial # 2.  Includes the black plastic glass topped case.  More info on Bob's website at: http://www.boburso.com/

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Stock # LC-53, Price:  $400.00


 

 

 

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  This is a 2mm pinfire pistol made by noted miniature maker Bob Urso of Washington state, author of the ultimate reference on Berloque and 2mm pinfire miniatures, The Tiniest Guns.  He calls this model the Colt Open Top Revolver.  Description from Bob's website, used with permission.  "1-7/8"  OAL This five shot pinfire revolver is modeled after the Colt Open Top revolver.  The cylinder must be turned by hand, and is held in position by a spring tensioned ball bearing pushing up into indents in the cylinder.  The frame, is  nickel plated cast brass.  The hammer, trigger, and cylinder nickle plated steel."  Serial # 8.  Black plastic glass topped case included.  More info on Bob's website at http://www.boburso.com/

 
Price:  $550.00

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 This is a 1/3 scale European flintlock martial pistol made by Gilbert Ball of France.  6" long overall with a 3 1/2" part octagon part round smoothbore barrel of .278 caliber.  Steel lock assembly except for the pan which is yellow brass.  The barrel, ramrod, trigger, front band retainer, part of the triggerguard, furniture, and screws are steel finished in the white.  The hammer has both half and full cock, with a nice crisp action.  The barrel is bored through to the touch hole.  Swivel ramrod.  One piece straight grained walnut stock.  Nicely made and capable of firing given the proper flint, powder charge, and ball.  Complete with a nice walnut glass topped casing, the interior French fit and lined in a dark teal velour.  I believe these to be a real bargain!

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Price:  $1,000.00

 

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 This is a 2mm pinfire pistol made by noted miniature maker Bob Urso of Washington state, author of the ultimate reference on Berloque and 2mm pinfire miniatures, The Tiniest Guns.  He calls this model the Luger.  Description from Bob's website, used with permission.  "1-15/16" OAL The Luger is made of nickel plated steel with hardened  trigger and hammer. The  barrel is brass and breaks to load.  There is a traditional side spring to hold the barrel in the locked position.   This is a sturdy gun, and the best "shooter" among my guns."  This is his earlier model with a straight barrel and is no longer in production.  No serial #.  Black plastic glass topped case included.  No label on case bottom.  More info on Bob's website at http://www.boburso.com/

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Price:  $500.00

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This is a "Little 45" by American Miniature Gun & Cartridge Co. of Hollywood, Ca. circa 1956 - 1960.  Original cost on one of these in 1957 was about $50.00!  Nickel plated finish with two piece mother of pearl grips.  This one is a parts gun, as like many, the front part of the triggerguard is broken.  It is in pieces as shown.  It is in very nice condition and you might use the triggerguard from a lesser condition piece to repair this and have a nice one.  It does have a good loading gate and ejector assembly which are broken on many of these.  Includes the original case and the brass colored case part of the original cartridge cap container.  Described in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition, as U-20.  Sold "AS-IS.

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Stock # LC-45, Price:  $50.00

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 This is a "Little 45" by American Miniature Gun & Cartridge Co. of Hollywood, Ca. circa 1956 - 1960.  Original cost on one of these in 1957 was about $40.00!   NIckel plated finish with two piece mother of pearl grips.  Mechanically perfect, with none of the problems normally associated with these.  Trigger guard works perfectly as the trigger and the loading gate functions perfectly and neither is cracked.  Original case and plastic bullet cap container, the brass colored case of the container has some minor cracks near the case mouth.  Inside are seven original caps and the original cotton wadding to keep them from ratling around.   Good condition except for some bubbling on the nickel, mostly on the cylinder, I'd call it 85%.  Described in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition, as U-20.  The following quoted from Bob Urso's book, used with permission:

Manufactured by the American Miniature Gun Mfg. Co. of Hollywood, California, and marketed as the Frontier "45".  On much of it's literature it was also referred to as the "Little 45".  A difficult to classify miniature, although modeled after the Colt Frontier Single Action revolver, it is not a true miniature gun.The Frontier "45" is a six shot, single action, revolver with a hand rotated barrel.  At 3 1/2" OAL, this little beauty is much nicer than a toy, but not quite a miniature.  Manufactured in the 1950's it has more detail, and is more functional than the best of the toy miniatures.  It's cylinder rotates.  It has half and full cock.  It has a flip down, side loading gate, and fires brass, percussion cap-like ammunition.  Expended shells are ejected with a functioning spring loaded ejector, just like on the real thing.  It is unusual in that the complete trigger guard acts as its trigger and is pulled back to fire.  This part is delicate, and many of these guns are found with the tab that holds the trigger assembly in place broken.  The clean finish on these guns suggest that they are sturdy little pieces, They were however, cast in a pot metal.  It is the care that was taken in finishing these guns that makes them look more substantial than they actually are.  A full page ad that appeared in the 1955 edition of the Gun digest special Antique and Used Modern Guns Catalog, list a hand engraved, gold plated model for $100.00.  They were also available in nickel plated.  This is a popular gun with collectors and a relatively difficult gun to find.  Prices are considerably higher than for even the best of the toy miniatures such as Armodelli or Hubley guns.  ...  The most unique aspect of this gun is the spring loaded sear on the trigger assembly.  Singe the trigger slides back and forth, rather than pivoting on a pin, it was necessary to pivot the sear in order that it catch the notch in the trigger."

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Price:  $200.00

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 This is a 2mm pinfire pistol made by noted miniature maker Bob Urso of Washington state, author of the ultimate reference on Berloque and 2mm pinfire miniatures, The Tiniest Guns.  He calls this model the Kolibri Model 3.  Description from Bob's website, used with permission.  "Above is my version of the Franz Pfannl designed Kolibri Model 1, as advertised in the 1939 Stoger Catalogue. The Model is 1-5/8" OAL.   All parts are nickel plated steel.  The grips emulate the original Kolibri grips, and  are marked "KOLIBRI" on one side and "AUSTRIA" on the other. They are hand shaped, gold plated, etched copper.  This is a 2mm RIMfire not a pinfire. Due to the age of any available 2mm rimfire cartridges, I can not guarantee that this gun will shoot."  Includes the original black plastic lift top glass topped casing.  Serial # 16.  More info on Bob's website at http://www.boburso.com/

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Price:  $475.00

 

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This is a 1/3 scale Manhattan percussion six shot revolver by Carl Pawson in Lancashire, England.  4 1/4" long overall with a 2 1/16" octagon barrel of .146 caliber.  The barrel is not bored through which is typical for English miniature makers.  Bright fire blue finish except for the loading lever, rammer, and trigger which are in the white.  Yellow brass triggerguard, backstrap, and pin type front sight.  No markings.  Two piece walnut grips with yellow brass escutcheons and a single screw entering from the left side.  The action works perfectly, correctly indexing the cylinder, but the hammer does not have a half cock, only full cock, may have been this way on the full size Manhattan.  Complete with the original walnut hinged top casing with folding latch.  The interior lined in red felt.  Beautiful condition with only some minor scratches on the hammer where it enters the frame.

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Price:  $875.00

 

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This is a Berloque 2mm pinfire pistol referred to as J2a - Little Atom, round butt, in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition.  1 5/8" long overall with a 5/8" barrel that is vented out the muzzle.  Nickle plated finish over steel.  The left side og the frame is marked JAPAN.  Near mint condition, but does show slight evidence of having been fired.

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Price:  $100.00

 

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 This is a Berloque 2mm pinfire pistol referred to as J2a - Little Atom, round butt, in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition.  1 5/8" long overall with a 5/8" barrel that is vented out the muzzle.  Nickle plated finish over steel.  The left side og the frame is marked JAPAN.  Nice condition, but does show evidence of having been fired.

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Price:  $50.00

 

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 This is a Berloque 2mm pinfire pistol referred to as J7 - Mighty Mite in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition.  1 13/16" long overall with a 25/32" barrel.  Nickle plated finish over steel.  The bottom of the barrel marked JAPAN, the right bottom side flat marked PAT.NO 707417.  The chamber vents out the top of the barrel.  Has some minor rust in the chamber area and some nickel flaking off of the top three barrel flats.

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Stock # J-7, Price:  $75.00

 

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 This is a Berloque 2mm pinfire pistol referred to as A3a in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition.  1 5/8" long overall with a 17/32" barrel.  Nickle plated finish over steel.  The top of the barrel marked AUSTRIA.  The chamber is bored through to the muzzle.  Has some rust on the hammer and in the chamber area.  Priced accordingly.  When I was a kid, we would shoot 78 RPM steel photograph needles out to these, using a tiny wad of toilet paper to keep the needle in place!

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Stock # A3a-2, Price:  $50.00

 

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This is a Berloque 2mm pinfire pistol referred to as A3a in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition.  1 5/8" long overall with a 17/32" barrel.  Nickle plated finish over steel.  The top of the barrel marked AUSTRIA.  It is missing the barrel locking plunger & spring.  Shows some rust from firing.  Action works well.  Priced accordingly.

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Stock # A3a-1, Price:  $25.00

 

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This is a 1/3 or 1/2 scale yellow brass two legged bullet mold, for a miniature Colt revolver, by an unknown maker.  1 15/16" long overall.  Cast one round and one conical ball of about .14 caliber.  The right side marked COLT'S PATENT.  Would be suitable for a 1/2 scale Colt 1849 Pocket Model or maybe a Colt Root revolver, or a 1/3 scale Colt percussion revolver of .44 caliber such as a Dragoon or 1860 Army.  Possibly for a Tom P. Weston or Fred Thacker miniature Colt revolver.  The beautiful mellow brass patina makes me think this piece is many years old.  Near mint condition.

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Price:  $200.00

 

 
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 This is a Berloque 2mm pinfire pistol referred to as J4a in Bob Urso's book, The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition.  1 7/16" long overall with a 17/32" barrel.  Nickle plated finish over brass.  Vented out of both the top and bottom of the barrel.  The left side of the frame marked CHADWICK, JAPAN.  Good condition but does show some minor oxidation to the nickel finish.

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Stock # J4a, Price:  $50.00

 

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This is a 2mm pinfire berloque single shot tip-up barrel pistol and flare gun set.  Referred to in Bob Urso's book, "The Tiniest Guns, Third Edition as A18.  The set is complete with the original wooden hinged top casing, the screw on flare adaptor, a clear plastic lift top vial of 2mm pinfire blank cartridges, a cleaning/extractor rod, nine flares, and a key ring adaptor.  Everything looks to be mint new and unfired.  The case interior bottom French fit and lined in a red felt.  The following quoted from Bob Urso's book and used by permission:  "OAL 1 5/8", Markings: "PTB 222" in circle.  Nickel plated brass.  Comes boxed in several configurations, with flares, cleaning rod, and 2mm pinfire blanks.  The threads at the end of the barrel are to screw on an attachment which held a flare.  The firing of the pinfire cartridge ignited the flare.  A Goebharter product.

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Stock # LC-49, Price:  $150.00

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This is a 47% scale black unlined hand tooled leather single loop holster made by Casey Jordan of Phoenix, Arizona, to fit the 4 3/4" or 5 1/2" Colt Single Action Army Revolvers made by Uberti in Italy.  Very well made with really nice scale stitching.  The loop is marked with the makers stamp CASEY JORDAN, MAKER, PHOENIX, ARIZONA in three lines.

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Stock # LC-46, Price:  $125.00

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This is a 1/3 scale French flintlock martial pistol made by Gilbert Ball of France.  5 1/2" long overall with a 3 1/8" part octagon part round smoothbore barrel of .267 caliber.  These pistols were first issued in 1800 and were in use during the Napoleonic wars.  Steel lock assembly except for the pan which is yellow brass.  The barrel, ramrod, trigger, front band retainer, part of the triggerguard, and screws are steel finished in the white.  The balance of the furniture is yellow brass with a nice aged patina.  The hammer has both half and full cock, with a nice crisp action.  The barrel is bored through to the touch hole.  The ramrod is finely threaded on the end concealed in the pistol.  One piece straight grained walnut stock.  Nicely made and capable of firing given the proper flint, powder charge, and ball.  Complete with a nice walnut glass topped casing, the interior French fit and lined in a dark teal velour.  I believe these to be a real bargain!

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 Stock # LC-42,  Price:  $1,000.00

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This is a 1/2 scale ivory stocked Philadelphia Derringer made by Gilbert Ball of France.  3 1/8" long overall with a 1 3/16" smoothbore octagon barrel.  This is a 1/2 scale miniature of one of the smallest Henry Derringers commonly called the "Peanut".  I guess you could also call it a 1/3 scale miniature of one of his larger Derringers.  The steel parts have a fire blue finish.  Sterling silver furniture.  The ivory stock shows a really nice aged patina and a very obvious grain pattern.  The hammer has both half and full cock with a crisp action.  The fire blue finish is starting to silver, mostly just on the barrel.  The ivory stock has several age cracks, none of which compromises the structure of the stock.  The silver parts show some darkening from oxidation which is normal.  Complete with a beautiful burl wood hinged top casing, the interior bottom French fit and lined in a dark teal velour.

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 Stock # LC-43,  Price:  $1,000.00

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This is a 1/3 scale French St. Etienne Model 1773 flintlock martial pistol made by Gilbert Ball of France.  6 1/4" long overall with a 3 5/8" round smoothbore barrel of .263 caliber.  These pistols were in use from about 1780 - 1820.  Steel lock assembly.  The barrel, ramrod, trigger, and screws are steel finished in the white.  The balance of the furniture is yellow brass with a nice aged patina.  The hammer has both half and full cock, with a nice crisp action.  The barrel is bored through to the touch hole.  The ramrod is finely threaded on the end concealed in the pistol.  The lock plate is marked "Manufacture de St. Etienne".  The barrel tang is marked "1776".  One piece straight grained walnut stock.  Nicely made and capable of firing given the proper flint, powder charge, and ball.  Complete with a nice walnut glass topped casing, the interior French fit and lined in red velour.  I believe these to be a real bargain!

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 Stock # LC-40,  Price:  $1,000.00

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This is a 1/3 scale French officer's flintlock martial pistol made by Gilbert Ball of France.  5 5/8" long overall with a 3 1/8" part octagon part round smoothbore barrel of .278 caliber.  Steel lock assembly except for the pan which is yellow brass.  The barrel, ramrod, trigger, and screws are steel finished in the white.  The balance of the furniture is yellow brass with a nice aged patina.  The hammer has both half and full cock, with a nice crisp action.  The barrel is bored through to the touch hole.  The ramrod is finely threaded on the end concealed in the pistol.  One piece straight grained walnut stock.  Nicely made and capable of firing given the proper flint, powder charge, and ball.  Complete with a nice walnut glass topped casing, the interior French fit and lined in red velour.  I believe these to be a real bargain!

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 Stock # LC-41,  Price:  $1,000.00