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

Civil War And Vintage Memorabilia For Sale

Arsenal of the Alleghenys is Gettysburg’s Civil War shop with museum quality artifacts, relics, collectibles and military Americana for sale and on display.

ANNOUNCEMENT!! We are moving online! The store will be officially closing at 5pm, on Monday, July 4th. But never fear! The business will still be up and running from our website. We will also be setting up at antique and civil war shows. Please do not hesitate to reach out with questions & in the mean time… Take advantage of our inventory reduction sale… ALL Artifacts (excluding weapons) & Jewelry are 20% off until July 4th!

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, relics, artifacts, collectables, American militaria, vintage medical items and jewelry.

White Gold Vintage Estate Diamond Engagement Ring

Gorgeous, white gold vintage diamond engagement ring from the 1945-1955 era. This estate piece of jewelry will please all vintage jewelry collectors.

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.

Vintage Burmese Ruby Diamond Platinum Ring

Stunning vintage Burmese ruby ring with two pear cut diamonds all set in platinum. This is a natural, untreated ruby that can no longer be imported into the USA

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

**Please note, our email address has changed to

 This website was updated June 25, 2016.

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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