Arsenal of the Alleghenys of Gettysburg

Arsenal of the Alleghenys of Gettysburg carries museum quality artifacts, relics, collectibles and militaria.


Arsenal of the Alleghenys is owned by Jay and Melanie Thomas who have more than 60 years of combined experience collecting Civil War era antiques, relics, artifacts, collectables, American militaria, antique medical items and vintage jewelry.

Investment grade antique weapons for sale include: Springfields – Tower Enfields – Colts- Remingtons – Burnsides – – Maynards – Spencers  – Sharps – Winchesters

Civil War Era Spencer carbine model 1860

Civil War Era Spencer carbine model 1860. The serial number indicates it was issued to Co. G, 14th Kansas.

CIVIL WAR RELICS COLLECTION: Antique Guns, Swords, 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, artifacts and relics.


Civil War era pistol, double cartouche (military marking), faint cylinder scene, matching serial numbers (67505).

We also carry antique and vintage jewelry. Ideal for the living historian and reenactor, Arsenal of the Alleghenies 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 are some of the precious and semi-precious 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

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 This website was updated April 24, 2017.


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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