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Looking for the furniture to this Jaeger

I bought this original Jaeger rifle a couple years ago. The gentleman that I had purchased the rifle from had already sold off the original brass parts from it but had a set of castings made from the originals, which I was able to use to have it restored. I would love to find the original brass parts from this gun to return it to it's original condition. Thanks!

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NFS - Contact artist for pricing.

4/20/2016
Linen bag #57

Jute strap. Hand sewn with hemp thread, waxed. Linen body and lined with linen. Red ochre painted triangles on open top. All handmade. Paypal, money order. Strap: 31.5" Bag: 9x9". Hand carved wooden block print of woodpecker motif from mississippian period gorget, indigenous american. Prehistoric.

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$60.00

6/28/2016
diary of Col Peter Hawker 1st edition

1893 edition of the diary in 2 volumes. Some wear to the cloth bindings otherwise in good condition.

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$95.00

7/26/2016
Three powder horns

Three more horns First is smallest 7 inches long (very thin) rounded wood plug, rings at tip, no tip plug, small amount of bug damage (see photo) near plug, and a hairline crack in the body of the horn. second is a Buffalo horn, rounded wood plug, one mark (cut) on side of horn age???? Third is larger 10 inch horn, flat wood base plug, brass tacks, some bug damage near base plug, again age??? but seems old all three $110 shipped if you want just one then $40 plus shipping cost.

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$110.00

7/20/2016
Two small horns

Two small horns both about 7 inches long no bug damage. Horn 1 light color with rounded brass cap (most likely over a wooden plug) has a 1/2 inch spike in the center that is drilled for strap. Tip has two carved rings one of which has a brass band with loop for strap. Tip plug is carved horn with wood in center. Horn two is dark in color and thin, has flat wooden plug and carved rins at tip, missing tip plug. $120 for both shipped or $60 each plus shipping if you want only one.

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$120.00

7/21/2016
Instructions to Young Sportsmen 2nd American edition

American edition of 1853. Really interesting with much about hunting in the United States in addition to his usual content in the regular editions. Some damage to the spine and corner edges and some foxing but a nice edition.

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$125.00

7/26/2016
1800's era Native American knife and scabbard.

1800's era Native American knife and scabbard. The spear shaped double edged blade is a shape favored by peoples of the Great Lakes Region. It measures 11-1/2" overall. It retains a very sharp edge. The knife overall measures 11-1/2" with a 6-1/2" gray, unmarked blade. The blade has seen use but no abuse. There are no cracks, active rust, edge chips or bends. The hardwood handle is round and tapered and likely the original handle to a tool of some sort. It has an iron ferrule. The grip has no cracks and is snug to the blade. The symmetrical leather scabbard has been dyed black and made to be hung around the neck by means of a rawhide strip. Again, this was the fashion widely used by Indians of northern New York State / south eastern Canada. The knife is carried deep in the scabbard with just the end of the handle showing. The scabbards from this area are often decorated with bead work. This one is plane and unadorned. The scabbard is dry and stiff and has taken on the shape of the knife. There are areas where the twine stitching is broken but nothing too significant. Reference photo from "Early Knives & Beaded Sheaths of the American Frontier" by John Baldwin. This piece dates to the 1800's. It is from an older collection assembled in the 1920's-30's.

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$225.008/21/2016
Turkish decorative antique pistol

Decorative Turkish pistol. Not a reproduction. The barrel is not drilled for a touch hole and it is not substantial at the breech so it was never made to fire. The lock is flimsy and not made to work but will go to full and half cock.There are really nice silver wire work inlays and mother of pearl translucent inlays. There are profuse silver inlays in the barrel and lock. It is really elaborate and good quality. Cast brass mounts. Two pictures does not do it justice, more available. The barrel is 8.5 long with about an half inch bore. The reason I am posting this is because of the extensive wire work in the stock and silver inlays in the barrel and furniture.

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$325.00

7/1/2016
RARE CA 1600's NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN CARVED PAINTED WOOD 17" MORTAR

RARE CA 1600's NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN CARVED PAINTED WOOD 17" MORTAR - EXCELLENT UNTOUCHED RICH AGE PATINA - RARE

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$400.008/18/2016
Original Period Virginia Folding Pocket Knife

Recent rare find! An original period folding pocket knife from Virginia. The knife appears in all original, untouched condition and is in excellent shape. The knife handle appears to be bone with a warm rich color that is scribed with lines and is cross-hatched. All of the bone is in excellent shape with no cracks or chips seen anywhere. The brass parts have a zig zag pattern etched into them. The spring is very strong and tight. All pins are tight. Nothing loose on this knife at all. The blade measures approx. 3 and one quarter inches long with the overall knife being 7 and one quarter inches long. The workmanship is truly wonderful. This knife is very similar to the knife made by Brian Barker in the current issue of American Traditions Magazine. Shipping is $15 additional for the cont. US only please. Thank you for looking. More pictures available on request. Pay pal or a postal money order preferred. Pay pal please add 3%.

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$475.00

8/19/2016
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