Prop American Civil War Weapons

We do not sell firearms or weapons of any kind.

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as the Civil War, was fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Among the 34 states in January 1861, seven Southern slave states individually declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America. The Confederacy or the South, grew to include eleven states, and although they claimed thirteen states and additional western territories, the Confederacy was never diplomatically recognized by any foreign country. The states that remained loyal and did not declare secession were known as the Union or the North. The war had its origin in the issue of slavery. After four years of combat, the Confederacy collapsed and slavery was abolished. The American Civil War was one of the earliest true industrial wars. Railroads, the telegraph, steamships, and mass-produced weapons were employed extensively. It remains the deadliest war in American history. From 1861 to 1865, it has been traditionally estimated that about 750,000 soldiers died.

We are period weapons and black powder specialists. Call us at 818-522-0969 for details on having an armorer on your set, or renting replica guns. We are a motion picture and television prop guns and props rental only facility located in Los Angeles, CA.


Shown is just a small representation of what we have available. Please call us at 818-522-0969 to ask about our full lines of prop guns and weaponry in all categories.

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Call Mike at 818-522-0969 for more information and pricing.

By Appointment Only

We are NOT a prop house and we are NOT open to the public. We rent to motion picture and television productions; also to music videos, reality shows and documentaries, commericals, theaters, and student and short films. Please call 818-522-0969 to make arrangements to rent our prop weapons. Pick up and drop off of rental packages is done by appointment only.

About Us

We do NOT sell firearms or weapons of any kind. Everything shown on our site is for rental for motion picture and television work ONLY.

Located in Los Angeles, CA, Mike Tristano & Co. is one of the largest suppliers of movie and television prop guns in the industry. Shown on our site is just a small representation of inventory available for RENTAL. All firing weapons MUST be accompanied by one of our licensed armorers.

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