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Very Rare Model 1847 Cavalry or Artillery Musketoon Bullet Worm
Item #: L1840

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This is a scarce piece. It is an original gun worm for a Civil War era Model 1847 pattern .69 caliber Cavalry or Artillery model musketoon. This is the classic style that would have been used with the large caliber bore military muskets. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the ones illustrated on page 98 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition and is the first one of these we have ever been able to offer.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$99.00 USD

Scarce Screw Style Bullet Worm for an Imported Musket
Item #: L1090

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This is an original screw style gun worm for a Civil War era musket. This is the style with the long shank. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the one illustrated on page 42 of the 2nd volume of the gun tool book by Dorsey and Shaffer. They state that these were likely made for the large number of Germanic pattern muskets imported into the US for the Civil War. This particular worm is most closely like specimen C in the photograph. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition and you get the exact one that you see pictured.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$49.00 USD

"W" Marked Non-Dug Model 1816 .69 Caliber Musket Bullet Extracting Worm
Item #: L1543

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This is an original gun worm for a Civil War era Model 1816 pattern .69 caliber musket or rifle. This is the classic style that would have been used with the large caliber bore military muskets. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the one illustrated on page 102 of the gun tool book by Shaffer, Rutledge and Dorsey. On the side of the base it has the poorly struck but visible "W" which they state int he book is likely the mark for one of the makers, WHitney, Waters or Wickham. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$45.00 USD

Excellent Non-Excavated Model 1842 .69 Caliber Musket Bullet Extracting Worm
Item #: v9474

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This is an original gun worm for a Civil War era Model 1842 pattern .69 caliber musket or rifle. This is the classic style that would have been used with the large caliber bore military muskets. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the ones illustrated on page 102 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$42.00 USD

Scarce Screw Style Bullet Worm for a Model 1855 Rifle or Rifle Musket
Item #: L1669

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This is an original screw style gun worm for a Civil War era Model 1855 rifle & rifle musket. This is the early style with the rounded shoulders. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the one illustrated on page 126 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition and you get the exact one that you see pictured.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$39.00 USD

Excellent .58 Caliber Model 1861 Springfield or Contract Rifle Bullet Extracting Worm
Item #: L4576

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This is an excellent original gun worm for a Civil War era Model 1861 rifle. This is the early style with the tall base. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the one illustrated on page 110 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$39.00 USD

Fine Original Civil War Extracting Worm For .58 Caliber Springfield Military Rifles
Item #: A660

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This is a superb original gun worm for the Civil War .58 caliber rifle or musket. This is the pattern that goes with the larger bore military rifles but is made like the model 1855 pattern Springfield and would be correct for the 1861 or 1863 models as well. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the one illustrated on page 105 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$39.00 USD

Tall Base .58 Caliber Model 1861 Springfield or Contract Rifle Bullet Extracting Worm
Item #: A657

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This is an excellent original gun worm for a Civil War era Model 1861 rifle. This is the early style with the tall base. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the long based one illustrated on page 110 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$38.00 USD

Imported Style Iron Worm For Cleaning the Bore of a Military Rifle
Item #: L2046

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This is a superb original gun worm for a Civil War era rifle or musket. This is the pattern that goes with the larger bore military rifles. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. This particular style is reported to be an imported version. It is like the one illustrated on page 116 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$35.00 USD

Unknown Style Iron Worm For Cleaning the Bore of a Military Rifle
Item #: L2047

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This is a superb original gun worm for a Civil War era rifle or musket. This is the pattern that goes with the small bore rifles. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. This particular style is unknown. It is like the one illustrated on page 119 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$32.00 USD

Fine Non-Dug Model 1855 Style .69 Caliber Musket Bullet Worm
Item #: L1954

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This is an original gun worm for a Civil War era .69 caliber musket or rifle. This is the classic style patterned like the model 1855 style that would have been used with the large caliber muskets. This lets us know that it would have been made after 1855 and this model stands a better chance of being used during the Civil War. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is like the ones illustrated on page 108 of the gun tool book. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$32.00 USD

Authentic 1880's Era Commercial Style Bullet Extracting Worm Tool
Item #: A179

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This is an original gun worm for a 1880's era sporting rifle. This is the style that is illustrated on the top page #27 of the 2nd volume gun tool book by Shaffer & Dorsey. They list this one as a style that was illustrated in an 1880's catalogue by Hartley & Graham that they sold in their sporting catalogue. These were used for the cleaning out of the bore of the gun. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. It is 3-3/5ths inches in overall length. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$32.00 USD

Authentic Bridgeport Shotgun Style Bullet Extracting Worm Tool
Item #: v5656

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This is an original gun worm for a post Civil War era shotgun. This is the style that is illustrated on page #120 of the gun tool book by Shaffer, Rutledge & Dorsey. They state that they were used for shotguns and sold by the B.G.I. (Bridgeport Gun & Implement Company) after the Civil War. These were used for the cleaning out of the musket bore. They held a wad of tow (the fiber of flax, hemp or jute). This tow has then used for regular maintenance of bore cleaning. They could also be used for the extracting a bullet if there was a problem with firing or any other reason they needed to pull the bullet out. This one is in excellent non-excavated condition.

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Authentic Non-Excavated Percussion Caps From a Civil War Capbox
Item #: sr19781

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Here are some original Civil War percussion caps. We got these out of a percussion cap box that we just got out of a collection. They are all very nice unused non-excavated percussion caps. They make a nice display with your cap box or with your gun. They are sold strictly as display items and are not intended for firing. The price quoted is for one original non-excavated percussion cap like the ones pictured.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$2.00 USD

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