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Historic Pistols - The American Martial Flintlock

The first book to show the evolutionary development of the American martial flintlock pistol and the sometimes related Kentucky pistol. 163 flintlock handguns used by the Amerian military throughout different wars. An excellent reference. Book is New, un-opened and still in the shrinkwrap.

Price: $25
WWII Era US Navy Officers Sword Named With Scabbard USN

Sword is in excellent condition. Named on the blade, although we haven't been able to find any information on the gentleman. Never sharpened. Makers markings are clear. Plastic grip with the original wire wrap. Brass mounted. Leather covered scabbard has some slight scuff marks. Original sword knot. 34 inch blade.

Price: $325
WWII Japanese Nagoya Type 99 7.7 W/Bayonet & Capture Paper

Gun retains 85% original finish overall with some light surface rust here and there and a coat of dried grease. Excellent bore. Excellent working order. the bolt face does not appear to have any cartridge marks on it. Stock is fine with some light handling marks. All matching numbers. The mum has been ground. Early style rear sight with

Price: $625
Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Line Throwing Gun .45-70

Gun retains a pleasing patina overall with some light surface rust and minor pitting. All markings are clear. Good working order. Stock is fine with some light handling marks. Has been smoothbored to be used with .45-70 blanks to fire a brass rod attatched to rope. These were used by the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines and

Price: $975


OBI Antique Firearms News

Welcome to the new OBI Antique Firearms Online Store 
We are now open!  We will be adding dozens of new items from our Oyster Bay warehouse.
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Please Note: We are temporarily unable to process Credit Cards directly in the Website Shopping Cart. Please either call us at 516-922-1376 to order or complete the Shopping Cart and select CC by Phone to reserve your item.


George E. Ruben of OBI Antique Firearms

Antique and historical firearms dealer and collector George E. Ruben of OBI Antique Firearms in Oyster Bay, NY shows off a 1768 Charleville musket converted by the Confederate army during the Civil War, left, and a 1st Model 1762 Grice Brown Bess Unit Marked musket at The East Coast Fine Arms Show Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Stamford Plaza Conference Center in Stamford, Conn.

The gun show was hosted by the Westchester Collectors of Connecticut.
Photo by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register.