Terms & Conditions for Antique Colt Firearms

This website PROVIDES PHOTOS, INFORMATION, PRICES AND VALUES ON Civil War Swords, Confederate Swords, Colonial, Revolutionary & Federal Swords and Related Artifacts. We specialize in Presentation Swords by Tiffany, Ames and others Sword Makers.


We buy, sell, authenticate and appraise Antique Civil War Swords, Confederate Swords, and Swords from the Colonial, Revolutionary, Federal and Antebellum Periods as well as related Artifacts.


Terms and Conditions

Payments may be made by personal check, money order, or certified funds. We do not accept credit cards. All items are shipped via FED-EX and must be returned via FED-EX. Buyers have three days to inspect items including the day of receipt. Any item may be returned for any reason within the three day inspection period, provided:

  1. 1. Item is returned in the condition in which it was received
  2. 2. Buyer must contact Michael Simens prior to returning the item.

Money Back Guarantee

Items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques with original components & finish with the exception of screws and internal parts. We can not guarantee percentage of finish, as this becomes a matter of opinion and can vary even among experts. Buyer must determine desireability. After inspection and approval, any item deemed not to be authentic (in writing), by a recognized authority can be returned for 100% of the purchase price.

Suitability for Use Waiver

All items available for sale from this website are classified by The United States and other Governments as "Antiques". They are not deemed as "Firearms". They are specifically identified as "Antiques" and "Obsolete". We do not buy or sell any type of modern guns. We do not buy or sell any type of weapons or firearms that use fixed ammunition that has been manufactured for use with weapons manufactured after 1898. We do not buy or sell shotguns. We do not buy or sell any type of Bolt Action Rifles or Semi-automatic arms of any type or from any period of manufacture. In short, we buy and sell only obsolete, collectible antiques. We recommend that no one ever attempt to load, much less attempt to shoot any antique firearm. Such a practice is unsafe. Purchasers and others are encouraged never to attempt to load any antique firearms and purchasers of items from this website assume any and all liability contingent to such attempts to load and/or shoot items purchased from Michael Simens and this website.


All content on this website is the property of www.HistoricalArms.com as is all correspondence with Michael Simens using communication venues listed therein. All text, images and correspondence is legally privileged and/or confidential. No user of this website nor addressee may forward, print, copy, disclose, disseminate, distribute or otherwise reproduce any text, images or correspondence with Michael Simens in any manner that would allow it to be viewed by 3rd parties without written permission.


NOTE: The items on this website are antique collectibles manufactured prior to 1899
and are considered "obsolete" and "antiques" by the United States Government.
Please refer to our "Terms and Conditions" page for further information.