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Sgt. Manning's Militaria

Antique Edged Weapons
>Civil War Non Regulation Officer's Sword
> Model 1840 Musician's Sword

Antique Firearms
> Model 1842 Springfield
> Schuetzen Target Rifle

Weapons for Reenactors (Reproductions)
> Flintlock Baker Rifle
> 1609 Matchlock Musket

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Wight N. Manning
Collector and Reenactor
Since 1958
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All items on this website are original unless otherwise noted.
Antique and unique accoutrements,accessories and appurtenances shown below.
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Civil War Weapons
Model 1842 Springfield Lock Dated 1847
Civil War Non Regulation Officer's Sword
Model 1840 Musician's Sword

Civil War Gear

Infantry Waist Belt and Oval US Buckle
Telegram Marking Map

Original Brass Double Eagle Pistol Powder Flask for Model 1849 Colt
The Soldiers' Record of Jericho, Vermont - Rare Civil War Book

Post Civil War
Spanish American War Canteen – Cuba Service – San Juan Hill & El Caney
Spanish American War Veteran - Cuba Service Canteen
M1908 Haversack Marked MISS with Spring Hooks Marked R.I.A.
Schuetzen Target Rifle
Long Loop Scabbard 45/70 Model 1876 Bayonet
Indian Wars Cape for Greatcoat
Rare Manual: Management of Springfield Rifle Carbine  Army Revolvers Caliber.45
M1885 Indian Wars Watering Bit and Reins

World War I
Signal Corps Switchboard Outpost, U.S. Army 1917
Aero Service Photographs Identified
First to the Front - Signed First Edition (1999) 95th Aero Squadron
WWI Cavalry Canteen with Strap 1918

WWI French Adrian Helmet Shell

Miscellaneous Unclassified Items
Laflin & Rand Powder Keg
American Powder Horn with Priming Horn Matching Set
Original Brass Double Eagle Pistol Powder Flask
Colt Firearms Rare Book A Century of Achievement 1836 - 1936
Late Nineteenth Century British Infantry Uniform Tunic & Trousers
Colonial Riflemen in the American Revolution by Huddleston (Reference Book)

Reproduction Items for Reenactors
Baker Flintlock Rifle
English Civil War Matchlock Musket
Apostles Powder Flasks (Bandolier of Wooden Bottles)
Samuel de Champlain Shoes


 

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1842 Springfield M1842 cc.jpg (89031 bytes)

Model 1842 Springfield - Lock Dated 1847

172,000 were made at the Springfield Armory.

$1,650.00
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Schuetzen Target Rifle

This gun would make a fine shooter.  Complete Schuetzen muzzle loading rifles are rare.  This is undoubtedly American made and comes with the original false muzzle.  Barrel reads New York Cast Steel which is probably a Remington.  All mechanical functions are excellent.  Approx .375 caliber.

$2,550.00
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Civil War Officer's Sword ff.jpg (112813 bytes) Original Civil War Non-Regulation Officer's Sword
This sword shows rough use but no damage and it could easily be restored.  It is in “as found” condition.

$500.00
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Model 1840 Musician's Sword M1840 aa.jpg (177322 bytes) Original Civil War Model 1840 Musician's Sword by Ames dated 1862 with fine reproduction scabbard.  No nicks in the blade.  Very nice representative piece.

$275.00
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Spanish American War Canteen – Cuba Service – San Juan Hill & El Caney

One side is marked 7th US.  The other shows Company F 2nd US Artillery.  Both served in Cuba during the Spanish American War.  Both fought at El Caney and San Juan Hill.

$700.00
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Spanish American War Veteran - Cuba Service Canteen

This canteen belonged to Corporal Ross E. Conrad 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry  Company H.  From the Roster: “Age 20. Mustered in as Private.  Appointed Corporal July 1 1898.  On detached service at Camp of 6th O.V.I. near Cienfuegos, Cuba March 23 to April 8, 1899 as Regimtl. Post Master per S. O. No. 59.”

$550.00
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Long_Loop_Scabbard_hh.jpg (42559 bytes) 45/70 Long Loop Bayonet Scabbard

This seldom encountered scabbard was designed to be mounted on the Model 1876 experimental cartridge belt.  The leather frog is marked Watervliet Arsenal.

$500.00
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Original Infantry Waist Belt and Oval US Buckle

Standard Civil War Infantry Waist Belt with Oval US Buckle.   The condition on both is absolutely mint.  No marks or damage.  They are completely unused.

$950.00
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Original Brass Double Eagle Pistol Powder Flask

Original brass pistol powder flask with double eagles.  Overall length is 4.5 inches.  Flask is complete with spring and spout.  It is not unusual for flasks to be missing from cased pistol sets.

$550.00
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Powder Flask No Spout aa.jpg (126590 bytes) Original Brass Double Eagle Pistol Powder Flask for Model 1849 Colt

Original brass pistol powder flask for M1849 Colt revolver.  Double eagles and shield.  E Pluribus Unum.  Overall length is 3.25 inches.  The spout and one tiny screw are missing and the spring does work.  It is not unusual for flasks to be missing from cased pistol sets.

$300.00
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M1908 Haversack Marked MISS with Spring Hooks Marked R.I.A.

Excellent to mint condition Model 1908 marked Rock Island Arsenal and Mississippi.  Rare item.

$225.00
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Laflin & Rand Powder Keg

Wooden keg is complete except for a missing upper band at the base.   Stopper fits nicely into place.  Marked “FF” on the top and branded “Laflin & Rand Powder Co. New York” on the bottom.  Overall condition is very good.  It measures 13 inches tall and 10 inches in diameter.

$225.00
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Powder Horns gg.jpg (76222 bytes) American Powder Horn with Priming Horn
Matching Set

Sets are rarely found and these are from Bandon, Vermont.  These two horns came together as a set and measure approximately 13 and 8 inches in length.

$300.00
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M1885 Watering Bit Reins aa.jpg (182572 bytes) Original U.S. Cavalry Model 1885 Indian Wars Watering Bit and Reins in unused condition.

$250.00
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Original War Telegram Marking Map

Civil War Telegram Marking Map by L Prang & Co. 1862. This is an ultra rare item.  To find at all in any condition is unusual.  Other originals can be found at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. and the Harvard Map Collection in Cambridge, MA.

$350.00
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Signal Corps Switchboard Outpost, U.S. Army 1917

This is a U. S. Army outpost telephone switchboard #D-12841 case plus handset (receiver). "Switchboard Outpost, 8 Line Signal Corps, U. S. Army order No.W9490 August 15, 1917”.  Instructions and wiring diagram are located in cover. The outside dimensions are 10 x 14.5 x 11 inches.  Very rare item.

$175.00
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Cape for Greatcoat Indian Wars / Span Am War

The dark blue wool is in very good condition except for a minor amount of mothing which does not significantly detract from the overall presentation.  This cape is an excellent piece to accompany any greatcoat and will display very well.

$300.00
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World War I French Adrian Helmet Shell

Liner brackets are in place, but no liner, no insignia and partial chin strap only.  Rare.

$125.00
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WWI_Canteen_1918_aa.jpg (34795 bytes) WWI Cavalry Canteen with Strap 1918

Canteen is marked "U.S. 1918-T  J.W.B.M. CO." and the cup is marked "U.S.  L.F.&C. 1918".  Both are possibly unused.  Aside from the broken strap, the cover and strap are both in very good condition.

$75.00
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Original WWI Aero Service Photographs Identified

Ten original black and white photographs with descriptions on the back.  All are in plastic sleeves and can be removed easily.

$100.00
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British Infantry Uniform - Tunic & Trousers

Late 19th Century quality fine wool uniform in overall excellent condition.  Both pieces are structurally sound and made with quality workmanship and materials.

$400.00
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First to the Front by Charles Woolley
Signed First Edition (1999)

The 95th Aero Squadron was the first American pursuit squadron to fly over the front in March 1918.Over 280 photos, most unpublished from the personal albums of the participants, show planes, places and personnel which surrounded this happy band of warriors.

$100.00
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Sears22.JPG (50293 bytes) Field Manual: Pre-Civil War 1845: The Constitution and by-laws of the Independent Company of Cadets, with Extracts from the Laws of the U. States, and the Militia laws of Massachusetts. To which is prefixed, An Order of Lt. Colonel David Sears, with authority for the formation of a full battalion. Lists officers and members.

Rare. $175.00
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Colonial_Riflemen_Huddleston_cc.jpg (99518 bytes) Colonial Riflemen in the American Revolution
Longrifle Series
Joe. D. Huddleston
George Shumway Publisher
2000 copies casebound published 1978
Rare Book.  Dust jacket is in rough shape but the book is in very good condition.  Many excellent maps and illustrations.

$75.00
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Infantry_Drill_Regulations_1911_cc.jpg (44885 bytes) Infantry_Drill_Regulations_1911_ff.jpg (50645 bytes) WWI Infantry Drill Manuals

Set of two WWI Infantry Drill Manuals - 1911
"Infantry Drill Regulations - United States Army"
Softcover: Corrected to February 12, 1917
Hardcover: Corrected to April 15, 1917

$30 for both
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Soldiers' Record aa.jpg (248387 bytes) THE SOLDIERS' RECORD OF JERICHO, VERMONT
Rare Vermont Civil War Book
First Edition and Limited Edition - 1 of 500 copies.
A scarce Vermont and Civil War title.

Prepared by E.H. Lane - Published by vote of the town.
Burlington: R.S. Styles, Book and Job Printer. 1868.

$150.00
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Spring22.JPG (50587 bytes) Description and Rules for the Management of the Springfield Rifle, Carbine, and Army Revolvers.   Caliber.45

Rare Field Manual: Front Cover: Description and Rules for the Management of the Springfield Rifle, Carbine, and Army Revolvers. Caliber.45 Ordnance Department U.S.A. Washington Government Printing Office 1887
Title Page: same as above with: "7534 S R" Many illustrations and diagrams. 6 x 9 inches. 68 pages

$150.00
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Colt Firearms
A Century of Achievement 1836 - 1936
The 100th Anniversary Fire Arms Manual

Superb anniversary sales book which presents a short history of Colt Firearms and the weapons produced, plus all the weapons offered for sale in 1937, revolvers & automatics, plus a guide to shooting.

Rare Hardcover First Edition
$65.00


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Flintlock Baker Rifle New / Unused Reproduction

This 62 caliber smoothbore British Napoleonic/1812 period has all brass furniture, bayonet lug for sword bayonet, and two position rear sight.

$610.00
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Matchlock_33.jpg (41769 bytes) Matchlock Musket
New Authentic Reproduction .cal 735.  16th century up through the mid 17th and during the English Civil Wars.  Appropriate for portrayals in Early American settlements such as Jamestown.  Also suitable for the Samuel de Champlain era.  Precision craftsmanship, excellent workmanship and fully functional.

$650.00
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Apostles - Bandolier of Wooden Powder Flasks / Bottles
New Authentic Reproduction Handmade in the USA.   Leather shoulder strap is 1.75 inches wide with a leather ball pouch.  There are ten hand turned wooden apostles with another for priming for a total of eleven.   Although there are many variations, these are copied from an original Austrian set.

$275.00
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Samuel de Champlain Shoes 11.jpg (136167 bytes) Samuel de Champlain Shoes
New Authentic Reproduction leather hand made shoes by master shoemaker Dan Freeman of Middlebury, Vermont.  Copied and crafted using photographs of the original period shoes.  This style shoe was typically worn by musketeers, pikemen and cavaliers.   They were worn extensively by armies throughout Europe during the 1600s and evidence of these shoes were found at Jamestown.

$250.00
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         ITEMS SOLD
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Civil War Palmer Bolt Action Carbine 50 caliber rimfire single shot.
SOLD


   
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Colt Model 1873 Single Action Cavalry Indian Wars Revolver Dated 1887.  John A. Kopec Letter of Authentication.
SOLD


KentuckyRaa.jpg (258896 bytes) Early Kentucky Rifle.
SOLD

Navy_Carbine_22.jpg (42240 bytes) Civil War Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Navy Carbine.
SOLD

New_England_Fowler_22.jpg (43673 bytes) New England Fowler by William Read.
SOLD

French_Civil_War_Musket_bb.jpg (53867 bytes) French Pattern Model 1777/1822 Musket and Bayonet.
SOLD

Model 1849 Colt Revolver 4.jpg (128303 bytes) Civil War Model 1849 Colt Pocket Revolver.
SOLD

Flintlock_Pistol_ee.jpg (49653 bytes) Kentucky Flintlock Pistol.
SOLD

Staff Field Sword 11.jpg (82190 bytes) Model 1860 Staff & Field Officer's Sword.
SOLD

Model 1860 Cavalry Saber & Scabbard Mansfield & Lamb M1860 nn.jpg (202853 bytes) Civil War Model 1860 Cavalry Saber .
SOLD

1832_Artillery_Short_Sword_Scabbard_ee.jpg (87466 bytes) Civil War Model 1832 Artillery Short Sword.
SOLD

Ames_1860_Navy_Cutlass_22.jpg (41333 bytes) 1860 Navy Cutlass.
SOLD

Civil War NCO Militia Knight's Head Sword dd.jpg (80315 bytes) Civil War Militia NCO Knights Head Sword.
SOLD

Lyle11.jpg (58525 bytes) Line Throwing Gun.
SOLD

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Smith Patent (1861) Civil War Lieutenant's Shoulder Straps.
SOLD


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Civil War Filter Canteen.
SOLD


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Civil War Knapsack.
SOLD


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Late 18th century Primitive Belt Axe / Tomahwk.
SOLD


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Civil War Era NCO Baldric.
SOLD


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Model 1912 Experimental Saddle Bags Dated 1918.
SOLD


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Original Indian Wars Cavalry Carbine Boot.
SOLD


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Model 1902 Campaign Hat with Star Vent and Gold Cord with Acorns.  Rare.
SOLD


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Model 1902 Modified Campaign Hat with Star Vent and Montana Peak.  Rare.
SOLD


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Original WWI 94th Aero Squadron Hat in the Ring Gang Helmet.
SOLD


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World War I 82nd Division Painted Helmet Shell “326th INF"
SOLD


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WWI British Mess Tin or Mess Kit
SOLD

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The Honorable Sumner Sewall of Bath, Maine WWI Flying Ace of the 95th Aero Squadron Military Possessions.
SOLD


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Early Model WWII Saddlebags Dated 1945 Marked US.
SOLD

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Rare Dupont Powder Keg - 25 lb.
SOLD

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Model 1912 Experimental Cavalry Saddle.
SOLD

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