The Picket Post
(540) 371-7703                  602 Caroline Street      Fredericksburg, VA  22401                Pickpost@aol.com
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1. We accept personal checks, but they must clear before shipment. 
Money orders are quicker.
2. Visa, Mastercard and Discover are available.
3. Postage, handling and insurance - please plan on a minimum of $10.00.     More for some books, artillery, and large items.
4. Shipping is by UPS insured.
5. Virginia residents must include 5% sales tax.
6. All items are described to the best of our abilities.   If you receive an item that you are unsatisfied with, you can return it UNALTERED for a full refund, less shipping.
7. All guns are sold as collector's items only - not as shooting arms!
We accept no liability expressed or implied, for the shooting safety of any gun sold.   If you have any question about the safety of any gun, you should see a liscensed gunsmith for a safety inspection. 
We do not buy or sell modern firearms.
8. We will hold items for 7 days awaiting payment.  If payment does not arrive within that time, we will put the item back into stock.
9. We buy single items or complete collections.  Please call us!
10. We reserve the right to: Make changes, including change in price, content, description, terms, etc. at any time.

 

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MILITIA WOOD CANTEEN, WITH ORIGINAL PAINT & PLUG, Circa 1825 - 1850
Approximately 5" in dameter and 3-3/4" wide..
$ 395.00
 
(Bh-25)
 
COLT MODEL 1860 44 CALIBER ARMY REVOLVER, Manufactured in 1862 
A very nice example of this popular weapon, serial number 81693, all matching except the wedge.  The 8" barrel has the single line "Address Col Saml Colt New-York US America" marking and the cylinder has much of
its original cylinder scene.  The original one piece grips are cartouched on both sides, with one side being a bit stronger than the other.  All metal has a pleasing, smooth brown patina
. The wedge retention screw is a replacement, but everything else appears to be original (excepting the wedge itself, as already mentioned) and the gun has a great "used, but not abused" look.  The bore is good, with plenty of rifling left.  This one was made in 1862 and could have witnessed many of the most crucial battles of the war.... if only they could talk!
$ 2495.00