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This is a 1/3 scale in-line percussion pistol by famous miniature maker Ron DeWalt of Michigan.  4" long overall with a 2 1/4" rifled barrel of .178 caliber (BB).  The barrel, receiver, bolt, bolt knob, trigger, rear sight, and screws are nickel plated.  The grip frame is yellow brass.  The rear sight is dovetailed into the receiver, the front sight is a small round yellow brass bead.  The bolt knob is serrated on the outside edge.  Two piece ebony grips with a single screw entering from each side.  Complete with the original DeWalt walnut glass topped casing, the interior bottom French fit and lined in a red velour.  Also included in an ebony handled brass cleaning rod with a jagged end.  Though I do not recommend it, this miniature will shoot given the proper percussion caps, powder charge, and lead balls.

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Stock # LC-29, Price:  $875.00

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!!!!!Back in Stock!!!!!
 
Bob had the Third Edition reprinted and I have a good quantity on hand and for sale. 

The Tiniest Guns by Bob Urso.  5 1/2" X 8 1/2", 160 pages, softbound.  32 more pages than the second edition.  The best reference on the 2mm pinfire novelty berloque miniatures and also includes pieces by Mr. Urso, Larry Smith, David Kucer, Kolibri, Xythos, Herschel Kopp, John Cooper, Bill Adrian, Lew Callahan, John Maycock, Al Garrison, Al Izuka, American Miniature Gun Mfg. Co., Ron DeWalt, and more.  A must have reference for the miniature firearms collector.

Price:  $25.00

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This is a very deluxe cased pair of 1/3 scale Colt number 5 "Texas" Paterson percussion revolvers with accessories by master miniature maker Larry H. Smith of Florida.  The serial numbers are 322 and 323, and both are the long barrel versions that Larry made.  If you know anything about Larry Smith Patersons, you know how rare these deluxe ones are, especially as a cased pair with the long barrels!  Each revolver is 4 3/16" long overall with a 2 1/2" octagon barrel of .121 caliber.  The barrels, cylinders, wedges, triggers, and screws are a high polished rust blue.  The frames are silver plated yellow brass.  The hammers are finished in the white.  Beautiful two piece mother of pearl grips with two yellow brass rivets securing them to the grip frame.  The barrel has five inlaid silver bands, one at the muzzle, two at the breech, and one on each step of the underlug.  The cylinder has two inlaid silver bands.  Typical of these Larry Smith Patersons, the triggers do not fold, and the cylinders must be hand indexed.  The hammers have both half and full cock.  Both are chambered for and will fire the 2mm pinfire cartridges.  Complete with the original Larry Smith mahogany hinged top casing with slide latch, and the original accessories.  The accessories include a three legged blue bullet mold with walnut handles that cast a single round lead ball, a walnut handled brass cleaning rod with brass ferrule, a brass non-functional single spout powder flask, and two brass lift top cap tins with green Eley labels, one of which has some minor scuffing.  The powder flask top unscrews and is used to hold the 2mm pinfire ammo.  When the top is removed, there is an exposed rod which is used to remove the spent cartridges.  One of the cap tins is empty, the other has a small quantity of round cloth cleaning patches.  Serial number 322 shows about 95% original blue with some very fine etching mostly on the barrel.  The frame shows about 75% of the original silver plating, overall I'd call it 90+%.  Serial number 323 shows 99+% original blue and about 15% of the original silver plating, I'd call it 90+% also.  The case shows only minor handling wear with a few very light scratches, the bottom stamped with the makers mark and the serial numbers.  The interior is French fit ,and lined in a burgundy velour.  The accessories are near mint.

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 Price:  $3,250.00

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This is a 1/2 scale P-08 German Luger semi-automatic pistol made by Miniart in Moscow, Russia circa 1993.  The high polish blue finish, 22 karat gold wire inlays, and ivory grips were beautifully executed by master engraver Thierry Duget.  4 1/4" long overall with a 1 15/16" rifled barrel of 4.5mm bore.  High polished blued machined steel.  Bone grips with a single retaining screw at the bottom of each.  Serial number 51 stamped into the left front of the frame. 1912 is inlaid in 22 karat gold into the top front of the frame over the chamber area of the barrel. The Erfurt with crown logo on the top of the toggle is 22 karat gold inlaid.  The muzzle inlaid with 2 gold bands.  The top, sides, rear of the frame, and sides of the magazine well are outline bordered in 22 karat gold wire inlays. The rear of the frame above the safety marked GESICHERT.  Fixed rear sight. The takedown lever, magazine release, and the sides of the toggles are very finely checkered.  The back of the front sight, the tops of the toggles, and the top of the safety are serrated.  The body of the magazine is finished in the white, the magazine bottom is black anodized aluminum.  Fully functional, this miniature will feed, chamber, extract, and eject the included 8 solid steel 1/2 scale dummy 9mm parabellum cartridges. Functional safety. Mint new condition.  Includes a 1/2 scale miniature Luger manual, and a nice deluxe casing.  The black leather covered hinged top casing has two front slide latches.  The interior is lined in a royal blue velour, the bottom with a burgundy rope perimeter edging.  Thierry's craftsmanship on the polishing, gold inlays, and ivory grips is really just superb, and must be seen "in hand" to fully appreciate the beauty!  Thierry made four of these.  Two cased singles, of which this is one, and a cased pair, serial numbers 08 and 10, which are shown on page 122 of the book "The Art of Miniature Firearms, Centuries of Craftsmanship".

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Price:  $3,750.00

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This is a 1/2 scale P-08 Army Luger made by Miniart in Moscow, Russia about 1993. 4 1/4" long overall with a 1 15/16" rifled barrel of 4.5mm bore. Blue finish with straw colored trigger, safety, takedown lever, and magazine release.  Checkered walnut grips with a single retaining screw at the bottom of each. Serial # 45 stamped into the left front of the frame. 1912 is stamped into the top front of the frame over the chamber area of the barrel. The Erfurt with crown logo stamped into the top of the toggle. Fixed rear sight.  The rear of the frame above the safety marked GESICHERT.  The takedown lever, magazine release, the sides of the rear sight, and the sides of the toggles are checkered.  The back of the front sight, the tops of the toggles, and the top of the safety are serrated.  The body of the magazine is blue steel.  The magazine bottom is black anodised aluminum.  Fully functional, this miniature will feed, chamber, extract, and eject the included 3 solid steel dummy cartridges. Functional safety. Mint condition. Includes a 1/2 scale miniature brown leather Luger holster, the sardine can key type cleaning rod, and a Luger manual.

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Stock # FF-1, Price:  $2,250.00

 

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This is a 1/2 scale DWM Navy Luger made by Miniart In Moscow, Russia about 1994.  5 5/16" long overall with a 2.9" barrel of .173 caliber.  Blue finish with straw colored trigger, safety, takedown lever, and magazine release.  Checkered walnut grips with a retaining screw at the bottom on both sides.  The top of the receiver in front of the bolt marked 1917.  The top of the toggle marked with the intertwined DWM logo.  Adjustable rear sight, dovetailed front sight.  The side of the frame marked with the serial number 15.  The rear of the frame above the safety marked GESICHERT.  The takedown lever, magazine release, the sides of the rear sight, and the sides of the toggles are checkered.  The back of the front sight, the tops of the toggles, and the top of the safety are serrated.  The body of the magazine is blue steel.  The magazine bottom is black anodized aluminum.  Complete with three original rounds of solid steel dummy ammunition which will feed, chamber, extract, and eject when the action is manually operated.  Mint condition showing no signs of handling, I'd call it 99.9%.  These are getting increasingly more difficult to find.  Also included is a miniature 1/2 scale Luger manual.

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 Stock # FF-2, Price:  $2,100.00

 

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A 2/5 scale P-08 Luger by the same unknown maker as the Luger carbine to the right.  Cased with extra magazine, detachable shoulder stock, and tools.  Beautiful workmanship and fully functional!  3 9/16" long overall with a 1 5/8" barrel of .139 caliber.  8 7/8" long overall with the stock attached.  Blue steel finish with the small parts straw colored.  The top of the slide marked 1940 over the chamber.  The top of the toggle marked with the H K logo.  The frame, barrel, slide, and magazine bottoms marked 7837.  37 is stamped into many of the small parts.  Finely checkered two piece walnut grips with a screw securing them at the bottom on each side.  Accessories include the shoulder stock, a cleaning rod with oiler, a take down tool, and a punch.  Complete with the original walnut hinged top casing with key lock.  No key.  The interior bottom French fit and unlined.  The interior top lined in a russet brown suede.  The interior bottom drilled to accept 40 cartridges, none of which are present.  Near mint condition showing only the most minor signs of handling wear.

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Price:  $3,500.00.

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This is a 1/2 scale German P-08 Army Luger made by Miniart in Moscow, Russia about 1993. 4 1/4" long overall with a 1 15/16" rifled barrel of 4.5mm bore. Blue finish with straw colored trigger, safety, takedown lever, and magazine release.  Checkered walnut grips with a single retaining screw at the bottom of each. Serial # 77 stamped into the left front of the frame. 1912 is stamped into the top front of the frame over the chamber area of the barrel. Erfurt with crown logo stamped into the top of the toggle. Fixed rear sight, dovetailed front sight.  The rear of the frame above the safety marked GESICHERT.  The takedown lever, magazine release, the sides of the rear sight, and the sides of the toggles are checkered.  The back of the front sight, the tops of the toggles, and the top of the safety are serrated.  The body of the magazine is finished in the white.  The magazine bottom is black anodised aluminum.  Fully functional, this miniature will feed, chamber, extract, and eject the included 8 solid steel dummy cartridges.  Functional safety and loaded chamber indicator.  Mint condition.  Includes an oak and walnut hinged top casing with push button latch.  The interior bottom French fit and lined in green felt.  The interior top is padded and lined in green felt.  Also includes a 1/2 scale miniature Luger manual.

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Price:  $2,250.00

A brown leather holster is available for this piece for an additional $150.00 

 

 

 

 

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A 2/5 scale 1902 Luger carbine by the same unknown maker as the P-08 Luger to the left, cased with extra magazine and detachable shoulder stock.  Beautiful workmanship & fully functional!  The pistol measures 6 11/16" long overall with a 4 3/4" barrel with a bore of .137 caliber.  11 7/8" long overall with the stock attached.  Functional grip safety.  The finish is a high polish blue, with straw colored small parts.  Checkered walnut two piece grips with a single screw at the bottom of each side.  Checkered walnut forearm with a wedge retainer and a sling swivel.  There are two German silver escutcheons, held in place by two screws each, on each side of the forearm for the wedge to pass through.  The front sight has a serrated ramp with a dovetailed blade type front sight.  The rear barrel sight is adjustable and calibrated for 100, 200, and 300 meters.  The top of the slide marked 1902 just in front of the chamber.  The top of the toggle marked with the DWM intertwined logo.   The rear of the frame above the safety is marked GESICHERT.  The frame, barrel, and both wood magazine bottoms are serial numbered 7839.  The take down lever, frame side plate, two pieces of the toggle are marked 39.  The stock does not show any numbers.  Near mint condition showing only very minor signs of handling wear, the sideplate, toggle parts, and grip safety starting to darken a little.  Complete with what looks to be the original walnut hinged top key lock casing, the lid with a centered flush inlaid rectangular brass escutcheon.  The interior is French fit with an unlined bottom.  The lid is lined in a russet brown suede leather.

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Price:  $5,000.00.

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This is a 1/3 scale Colt "Texas" number 5 Paterson revolver made by the famous Tom P. Weston of Mexico City, Mexico, from the mid 1940's through the 1950's.  3 13/16" long overall with a 2 1/4" octagon barrel of .122 caliber.  Beautifully blued finish except for the hammer which is case colored.  One piece pre ban ivory grips with a gorgeous color and grain.  This piece is 100% fully functional.  The trigger drops as the hammer is cocked, it indexes to the next chamber as the hammer is cocked, and the timing is perfect!  No visible markiinngs show on the outside, but the back of the barrel and the back of the cylinder are both marked with the number 8.  Cased in the original Weston mahogany hinged top casing with front clasp closure, and accessories.  The accessories include a functional mahogany handled 3 legged bullet mold that cast 1 round ball, a functional combination tool which serves as a screwdriver, loading rammer, nipple wrench, and nipple pick, and a mahogany handled brass cleaning rod.  There is a dummy capper made of yellow brass.  It has the general outlines of a Paterson capper, but is solid brass.  There is also a dummy powder/ball flask.  The body looks to be machined from one piece of solid brass, then it has the 5 spouts.  Again, it is not functional.  The casing is flush fit, and lined in a deep burgundy velvet.  There is some damage to the rear on the lower half of the casing, but the hinges are still intact and operable, & I have most of the pieces.  Not real noticeable when displayed, and may be easily repairable.  This is only the third one of these I have ever seen or heard of.

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  Price:  $3,250.00

 

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This is a CD miniature firearm plan library by the Miniature Arms Society with 300 high resolution jpegs of plans for making miniature firearms.  Lots of drawings including pinfire pistols, simple derringers, Colt revolvers, Lugers, and a good group of cannons.  All funds will go to the MAS.  To order one of these, send payment to Alice McGinnis, 2109 Spring Street, Cross Plains, WI. 53528. 

Price is:  MAS members $35.00 delivered  

             Non MAS members $40.00 delivered

 Additional shipping charges will apply for international orders.

             Join the MAS and save $5.00!

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This is a J. L. Special pre World War II gasoline ignition engine tether car.  Made by J. L. Engineering Service, 2246 28th, Santa Monica, California.  It features a Super Cyclone ignition engine that I believe is a .60 or .61 cubic inch displacement and a centrifugal clutch.  The suspension two quarter elliptical springs on each side of the front axle, and semi elliptical springs on each side of the rear axle.  The body and frame are cast aluminum.  The car is rear wheel drive and features a differential.  The hood is aluminum sheet metal.  The dash is aluminum sheet metal that has been engine turned.  The red paint is in near perfect condition.  The seat is covered in a black textured leather.  18" long overall, tire diameter is 3 11/16".  The wheels are polished aluminum with solid rubber ribbed tires.  It looks to be in mint condition.  Check out the photos.

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Stock # DP-10, Price:  $4,250.00