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Birthstone Discounts all Year

We did a birthstone discount a couple of years ago and our clientele seemed to enjoy it, so here goes. For the rest of the year, whatever the birthstone is for that month, all jewelry with that particular stone in … Continue reading

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Autumn Gettysburg Show is Here!

In just a few short days, set-up begins for the Autumn Gettysburg Show.  Memorabilia from the Colonial Period through World War II will be for sale and on display. The show opens at 9:00 on Saturday morning, October 29 at … Continue reading

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Art Deco & Victorian Items plus Firearms

Victorian jewelry collectors and reenactors As promised with the last post, we have loaded two gorgeous garnet necklaces and a pair of Victorian fringe earrings. For those who prefer vintage jewelry, check out the Art Deco category with some pretty … Continue reading

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Garnets are Posted!

For the Victorian jewelry or garnet lover, take a look at the last two pieces under the Victorian jewelry category. We’ve never had such nice examples of Victorian craftsmanship. The garnets are in perfect condition and without a doubt, the … Continue reading

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New Victorian Items!

For our Victorian collectors, three fabulous pieces of jewelry were posted on the site today. The first is a beautiful example of the shield style ring. This one has a clear oval cut garnet enhanced by seed pearls and set … Continue reading

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Back from Buying Trips!

We’re back from two of our favorite shows – The Baltimore Antique and Jewelry show and Brimfield – the show of shows! Weather, specifically the heat, was a bit of an issue at Brimfield this year, but we found some … Continue reading

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More Jewelry in Stock!

We’re back from the Baltimore jewelry show and found some wonderful pieces! Keep your eyes open and look under the Victorian and Art Deco categories. We picked up a gorgeous garnet necklace with cabachon cut stones, set in vermeil. I … Continue reading

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New Items Added!

For the sword or saber collectors, I just loaded a beautiful early date Ames dragoon. It’s dated 1857, has the original leather and wrap and inspector’s markings on both the drag and pommel. Take a look at it – inventory … Continue reading

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When One Door Closes….

There has been lots of changes at Arsenal of the Alleghenys. First and foremost, after a lot of soul searching, we decided to give up the day-to-day details of running a brick and mortar store and sold our building. We’ll … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day – Thank You!

We wanted to give a big thank you to all our returning and new clientele for making this the best Remembrance Day Weekend for us! Because this may be our last one here in Gettysburg, it’s a more bittersweet. For … Continue reading

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