Arsenal of the Alleghenys – Gettysburg’s Civil War Shop & Museum

Arsenal of the Alleghenys is Gettysburg’s Civil War shop with museum quality artifacts and military Americana for sale and on display. Located on Steinwehr Avenue, across the street from the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg National Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (PA) where President Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address. Arsenal is owned by Jay and Melanie Thomas who have more than 60 years of combined experience collecting Civil War era antiques, artifacts, American militaria, vintage medical items and jewelry.

Please note, our email address has changed to CivilWarArsenal@gmail.com.


Investment grade antique weapons for sale include:

Springfields – Tower Enfields – Colts- Remingtons – Burnsides – – Maynards – Spencers  – Sharps – Winchesters

CIVIL WAR RELICS COLLECTION: Guns, Knives, Vintage Jewelry

Peruse the largest private collection of Civil War sabers displayed in Gettysburg, showcasing dragoons, light cavalry and artillery swords.

Also available are military accoutrements from the War Between the States, including: cartridge boxes – canteens – gold and silver coins – bayonets – sabers – knives – antique medical items – shotguns – single shot pistols – and too many items to list.

We only sell genuine Civil War collectibles and artifacts. Besides militaria, we also have antique and vintage jewelry. Ideal for the living historian and re-enactor, Arsenal carries authentic Victorian jewelry but also a nice selection of Victorian inspired pieces made by today’s artisans.

Diamonds – Opals – Pearls – Garnets – Sapphires – Rubies – Agate – Citrines – Emeralds

These are some of the stones found in our cases. Victorian wedding bands for both men and women are always arriving, as is vintage jewelry from the Edwardian, Art Deco and post World War II time periods.

Our website showcases the high caliber of our merchandise and is just a sampling of the inventory. If you desire a unique, one-of-a kind civil war collectible or need that one special item to round out your collection, contact us first. If we don’t have it, we will find it for you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Jay and Melanie Thomas

 This website was updated November 20, 2014.

Pistols, rifles and carbines are sold as collectors’ items only, not for shooting. We accept no liability expressed or implied for the shooting or performance safety of any gun sold. If you have a question about the safety or operation of any weapon, you should consult a licensed gunsmith for a safety inspection and/or operating lesson. We do not sell modern firearms.

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