Category Archives: News

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Birthstone Discounts all Year

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Autumn Gettysburg Show is Here!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Art Deco & Victorian Items plus Firearms

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Garnets are Posted!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on New Victorian Items!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Back from Buying Trips!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on More Jewelry in Stock!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on New Items Added!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on When One Door Closes….

Interview With The Collector’s Show

Harold Nicoll from the Collector’s Show was so impressed with my article on Victorian Ornaments in the Antique Trader that he invited me on his show with Web Talk Radio for an interview! It was an absolutely wonderful experience and … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Interview With The Collector’s Show