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Merchants and Smugglers of Piratical Swag

As you prepare for going "on the account", there are items you will need/want that may not be readily available in your homeport. Below is a listing of merchants and smugglers that are willing to do long-distance business. For your convenience, we have tried to list them in categories, but this is tricky when they carry more than one category of item. Not only should you look for a dealer under the category you need, but also look under "Living History Suppliers", as those are merchants who carry a wide variety of items. We have crossed-referenced a few listings where we felt warranted.

Three Skulls indicates the "No Quarter Given" stamp of approval. -- These are merchants & smugglers with whom we have trafficked, and whose merchandise we can heartily recommend. If a merchant doesn't have the three skulls rating, it doesn't necessarily mean they aren't to be trusted, or sell inferior goods. It just means we don't have first hand knowledge of them.

When contacting any of those listed below, please mention you saw their listing in the NQG web page. Tell us of any problems or good experiences you encounter. If you know of merchants that should be in this list, contact us.

Books/Music/Maps/Movies
Cannons/Large Guns
Coins
Costuming/Period Clothing
Footwear
Games and Gaming Supplies
Living History Suppliers
Nautical Suppliers
Other/Misc.
Pirate Specialists
Periodicals
Tents/Pavilions
Treasure & Jewelry
Weapons

BOOKS/MOVIES/MAPS/MOVIES

Advanced Book Exchange Inc.  one of the best sources for out-of-print, used, rare and antiquarian books.

Alibris. Used, rare, and hard-to-find books. Doesn't seem to carry as many offerings as Advanced Book Exchange, but I check both when looking for a book.

All At Sea Books, 768 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, Australia 2088 +61 2 9969 2100, Fax: +61 2 9969 9335, boronia@bigpond.net.au ,is an Australian maritime book dealer specializing in used and antiquarian books on whaling, merchant ships, Australian nautical and naval reference.   new 9/27/11

Boating Books & Charts Australia Pty.Ltd., 214 St Kilda Rd., St Kilda,VIC 3182 Australia. A good collection of Australian maritime history books. updated 9/27/11

Critic’s Choice Video, PO Box 749, Itasca, IL, 60143-0749. (800) 993-6357. Many classic and recent pirate & nautical adventures. Free catalog.

 

Folk-Legacy Records, Inc., Casettes of Songs From The Great Days Of Sail 

Heritage Map Museum, P.O. Box 412, Lititz, PA 17543, Phone: 717-626-5002 Email: heritage@carto.com Great source for rare, original antique maps.

International Marine/McGraw-Hill, Inc., PO Box 220, Camden, ME, 04843. (800) 262-4729. Mostly boating & boatbuilding books, some on maritime history, nautical lore. Also nautical fiction, videos, and computer software. Free catalog.

Orne Hill Mercantile, Marblehead, MA, 01945, Phone (781) 639-1475 Fax (781) 639-1475. "Sea shantys, sea chantys and sea chanties, whatever your preference, our aim is to keep maritime history alive by making traditional folk music and artifacts of the sea available.We offer the worlds largest collection of traditional sea music (as far as we know)!"

Pirate Express Publishing, P.O. Box 2975, Pompano Beach, Florida 33072-2975, (954) 979-4421 pirate@rtgstore.com Pirate and treasure hunting books, tapes and videos.

PiratePubs, P.O. Box 55148, Phoenix, AZ 85078. Publishers of "PIRATES!: The CD-ROM!", a One-Disk Source for All Things Piratical, a multimedia extravaganza of stories, poems, music, pictures, and miscellaneous stuff about everybody's favorite swashbuckling villains. Available for $20, plus $5 for shipping and handling.

  Pirate Tales, Black Swan Press 403 Samson Street Redwood City, CA 94063-1325. Comic book series, featuring the Life of Blackbeard in installments. It is a reality based comic book, based on the actual stories of real pirates, with a few fictional tales as well. These books are stock full of pinup pages and pirate facts. Look for them at yer local comic book shop. The Blackbeard illustrations of editor and main artist, Richard Becker have often been featured in No Quarter Given as cover art and interior illos.   updated 9/13/09

Postaprint, W.D.J.Bennett - Proprietor, Attn: Anna Broderick,
Bethesda House, West Hanney, Oxon, OX12 0LR, Phone: +44.1.235.868.1115, U.K. Specialist mail order suppliers of Antique Maps, Old Historic Prints, Antique Engravings and Antiquarian Books.  sales@postaprint.co.uk   updated 11/01/03

Rick’s Vintage Movie Posters, (800) 252-0425. Carry many popular pirate movie posters (even "CutThroat Island"). Free catalog.

Salty Jack's Piratical Books. Pirate Fact and Pirate Fiction For All Ages.

Sea Tales - Book Sales. Online book store brought to you by Schoonerman in association with Amazon.com. Books on piracy, and many other nautical subjects, for adults and children.

The Scholar’s Bookshelf, 110 Melrich Rd., Cranbury, NJ 08512. FAX: (609) 395-0755. Email: jgreen4@ix.netcom.com Uncommon books on pirates, exploration, and general histoy. Free catalog.

Tall Ships Books, PO Box 188, Monticello, IA 52310-0188, (319) 465-2080. New owners. Excellent source for used (& some new) books (mostly fiction) about fighting sail and nautical adventures (including many featuring pirates). Hardback & paperback at reasonable prices, not collectors prices.

Vinland Adventure Co., 991 Oak St., West Barnstable, MA 02668 · (800) 959-0410 · vinland@axscapecod.com Cape Cod treasure maps.

 

CANNONS/LARGE GUNS

Beaufort Naval Armorers, 119 Industrial Dr., Morehead City, NC 28557, Tel. 252-726-5470, Fax 252-247-3188. Email: bircher@bizec.rr.com. Custom manufacturing machined bronze and stainless steel Signal Cannons and Replica English Swivel Guns for over 25 years. Service, repairs, and reconditioning available for modern or antique cannons, ordnance, and firearms. Federal Firearms License. Visit the website to see B.N.A. Signal Cannons and Mortars and to find more information. updated 8/8/06

Canadian Cannon Company, Inc: (toll free USA & Canada) 1-866-425-9663, (worldwide) 1-204-763-4797 bill@brasswithclass.com  Manufacturer for scale Replica Civil War Cannons and accessories. We produce many different types of American Civil War Cannons with tubes ranging from 8"-32" in either brass or steel, and a variety of garrison and artillery carriages. All tubes are hand machined at our manufacturing facility located in Manitoba, Canada.  [Ed. Note:  though they say they make replica Civil War Cannons, on there home page is a picture of a cannon carriage that looks like the naval cannon carriage for the Golden Age of Pyracy.

Cannon Ltd., 25249 W. Hornsby Rd., Coolville, OH 45723, (740) 667-6896, email: cannonltd@eurekanet.com (business inquiries only please). Swivel guns, small-scale cannons, naval carriages, many other guns.

Cannon-Mania, LLC, 110 Industrial Park Dr Suite B-7 Cumming, GA 30040, Toll free telephone: 866 976 2642 (Georgia local 678-513-9977).   New and antique small functional cannon plus models and kits. [Editors Note, dated March 2009:  One of our readers ordered a cannon from Cannon-Mania in December 2007, and has waited for more that a year for it, with little communication from Cannon-Mania.  We called Cannon-Mania on his behalf in Sept. 08, talked to the owner, David Ross, and he promised to get the ordered cannon delivered within two weeks.  It is now March 2009, and our reader is still waiting, and has not heard a thing since we called in September.] [FURTHER NOTE, dated 12/29/09:  It is now more than a year since we contacted Cannon-Mania on the phone regarding the cannon that was ordered. We have since emailed David Ross a couple of times, and left messages on the phone, with no response.] cannons@cannon-mania.com  updated 12/29/09

Great Cannons,  P.O. Box 740732, Boynton Beach, FL 33467, 561-313-7524 Fax #: 561-304-1477.  Cast bronze and cast steel cannons of several types including swivel guns (full scale 1720 pirate ship version), naval cannons, mortars, and more from the 18th and 19th centuries. greatcannons@adelphia.net  new 8/8/06

South Bend Replicas, Inc., 61650 Oak Rd, South Bend, IN 46614, (574) 289-4500. Miniature to full scale antique artillery reproductions. Cat: $7.00 (actually a book, with lots of info on cannons). For a 4-page flyer only, send SASE.

 

COINS, REPLICAS (DOUBLOONS, PIECES OF EIGHT & OTHER REPLICA COINS)

(for actual period coins from shipwrecks and other sources see  "Treasure and Jewelry" listed below)

The Costumer, 1020-1030 Barrett Street, Schenectady, NY 12305(518) 374-7442, Fax: (518) 374-0087.  Gold pirate coinsnew 5/31/03

Dead Men Tell No Tales, P.O. Box 1708, Cambria Pines by the Sea, CA 93428-1708, Phone & fax : (805) 927-4151. Often carry a large selection of replica period coins. 

Great Hall Games, PO Box 8239, Austin, Texas, 78713,  512-505-0055 
FAX number: 512-505-0056, toll free, US and Canada: 1-888-827-2662 - E-mail: info@greathallgames.com.   Many styles of replica coins (also dice, and seafaring games).  new 5/31/03

Mardi Gras Day Many styles of Mardi Gras doubloons which pirates might happily use as well as revelers.  new 5/31/03

 

COSTUMING/PERIOD CLOTHING

(period clothing also available from many of the "Living History Suppliers" listed below)

Ageless Fashions, Amongst the various medieval and Middle Eastern garb, they offer a Pirate Coat, in an unlined version, or a lined, reversible version.  Also a Poet/Pirate shirt.  cheryl@trappingsandtrouble.com  new 12/5/07

AlterYears, P.O. Box 98, Rosemead CA 91770, Phone 626-569-9919, Fax 626-569-9909, Hours: 10am -5:30pm PST M-F usually.  Some Sat. by appointment.  Email:  alteryears@earthlink.net.  Costuming supply, carries patterns of all periods, books (best source of costuming books), complete corsetry supplies, clasps, gloves, trim, hats, parasols, & other period costume construction needs.   updated  2/17/09

Authentic Wardrobe, 110 Maple Ave., Girard, OH 44420, 330-545-4024 -- Click on "Pirates" to find one of the most glorious offerings of Buccaneer and Golden Age of Piracy era outfits.  Frock coats, waistcoats, baldrics and matching gloves, shirts, hats -- all absolutely gorgeous.  Not cheap though, but they look well worth what they are asking for.  Also some great cloaks, and musketeer & cavalier era outfits (can work for early Buccaneer era pirates).  Check out the fold-down boots under the Cavalier section.  Clothing of this era can be difficult to find, so it's great finding so much at one source.   new 9/21/03

Amazon Drygoods, 411 Brady St., Davenport, IA 52801-1518. (800) 798-7979. Shoes, boots, patterns, and costume items (hats, access.). From early medieval to 1950! Pattern cat.: $7, General Cat.: $3, Shoe Cat: $5.

Ana’s Accoutremonts, P.O. Box 1625, Slidell, LA 70445, 1-888-SEW-FITS (739-3487), 1-504-882-6958, FAX (504) 641-7501. [Email: ana@slidell.com] Cavalier-era clothing, Pirate (1690AD) , Muslim, Japanese - every order personally sized, large sizes a specialty. Also, custom-designed outfits. Cat: Free.

Barkertown Sutlers, 31 Main Street, Mount Morris, NY 14510. Ph: 585.658.9050.  Email:  OnlineSales (@) BarkertownSutlers.com
Meticulous research is done on the items sold, catering to the 1st half of 18th century reenactors, not specific to nautical or pirate. You will find them traveling with their store at many East Coast re-enactment events.  Many of the costumes seen in Pirates of the Caribbean were from Barkertown Sutlers.     new 9/21/03

Blackbeard's Landing, Thomas D. Beckner, (951) 282-8419 cell
 (7AM to 7PM PST), Captain@BlackbeardsCreations.com Fine Custom leather work:  weapons hangers, scabbards, arm guards, leather eye patches, belts, mug holders, and more.  updated  9/3/09

Black Swan Designs, 17228 Voorhes Ln., Ramona, CA 92065-7109. In-stock garments, and custom orders. Cavalier-style shirt. Cat: send 32 cent stamp.

Buccaneers Booty offers a selection of off-the-rack pirate & wench attire, along with boots, swords, and other accessories. Also an interesting selection of jewelry. new 1/27/11

Brettuns Village Trunks & Leather, P.O. Box 772, Auburn, ME 04212, (207)782-7863 -- New Leather - great source for cheap scrap leather, as well as whole hides.  Leather supplies.  Also supplies for restoring old trunks (aka treasure chests!)

Calapooia Traders, P.O. Box 3310, Albany, Oregon 97321. High quality, authentically styled & constructed18th century clothing for reenactment, or rendezvous. They use fabrics representative of those available in the 18th c. Cat. $2.  updated 7/5/02

Captain Jack's Pirate Hats, PO Box 705, Hood River, OR 97031.  Email:  mackay@captjackspiratehats.com,  Gorgeous hats like the ones seen in Pirates of the Caribbean and other pirate movies.  Most made of waxed or oiled felt instead of leather to keep the prices reasonable.  updated 3/5/05 

Carlisles Historic Clothiery, San Antonio, TX, 210-508-7748.  Very dashing looking pirate garb, fighting garb, breeches, shirts, hats, doublets. Unsolicited praise from one of our long-time readers:  just wanted to drop You a line on 2 Merchants on Your List. The 2 are Center Stage Costumes & Carlisles Renaissance. These 2 Outfits just completed My Pirates Week Costumes & EVERYTHING FIT & looked great !!! Margaret & Sally (Owners) took My Orders on short Notice & did work I would HIGHLY Recommend to anyone wanting a Top Notch Pirate Costume !!! Thanks, Mike Huhn updated 10/28/08

Caribbean Rose Pirate Emporium, custom designed, handblocked, and handstitched pirate hats.

Cavalier Leathercraft, Gareth Thomas,846 Skipper Avenue, Eugene, Oregon, 97404 [Email: cavleather@celtic.net ] Phone: (541) 461-1587 quality leatherwork and costuming by Gareth Thomas, author of the baldrick article in the May 99 NQG.

Center Stage Costumes, 1 Washington St. #501, Haverhill, MA,  01832 , (978)-469-9728. Email: info@centerstagecostumes.com Quality-made shirts, leather goods, and elaborate period costumes. Unsolicited praise from one of our long-time readers:  just wanted to drop You a line on 2 Merchants on Your List. The 2 are Center Stage Costumes & Carlisles Renaissance. These 2 Outfits just completed My Pirates Week Costumes & EVERYTHING FIT & looked great !!! Margaret & Sally (Owners) took My Orders on short Notice & did work I would HIGHLY Recommend to anyone wanting a Top Notch Pirate Costume !!! Thanks, Mike Huhn updated 10/28/08

Clearwater Hats, (870) 746-4324 Fax (870)746-4294, E-mail: burton@mvtel.net  See sections under "Fur Trade" and "Revolutionary War" for various cocked hats and other period styles.  new 5/30/02

The Crew of the Painted Lady, 3211 West State road 60, Salem, IN 47167, 812-883-1415, E-mail:  info@PaintedLadyCrew.com  Clothing and accessories of the early 1700's.  new 3/19/04

Excalibur Leather,  2520 Shingle Springs Dr., Placerville, CA 95667, (530) 677-1456 -- several hats for buccaneers -- now featuring the "Jack Sparrow" leather tricorn.  Also other tricorns, and hats for cavaliers and musketeers.    new 7/30/03

Fabrics-store.com, 6325 Santa Monica Blvd #102, Hollywood, CA 90038, Phone 888-LINEN54 (546 3654) (M-F, 9am-6pm PST).  Great source for linen fabrics for period sewing projects.  Linen of several weights, colors, yarn-dyed, stripes, jacquards.  Read online reviews and testimonials from other customers.  Save even more by buying on 20 yard or 100 yard bolts.   new 1/26/09

Faire Creations, PO Box 842, Lakewood, CA 90714. (310)867-4530. Send a LSASE for pirate clothing.

Flying Canoe Trader, (English and French website versions), 716 Champflour, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, G9A 1Z4, Canada.  Ph: 819-379-1755.  Clothing, gear and accessories for 18th century reenactments.  Special pirate line of items:  sailor slops, headgear, shirts, coats, waistcoats (sleeved and unsleeved), striped socks, clay pipes, and more.  Lots of historical information given about the various items (very informative). info@flyingcanoetraders.com    new 8/8/06

Ghost Forge, 1009 S. Elm St., Crawfordsville, IN 47933-3515 
Toll Free 1-877-362-8654 or (765)362-8654.   Historical re-enactment clothing costumes for men and women of the 18th century, even in sizes for those with generous figures.  Historical fabrics. Also footwear from Fugawee.  Even a Scratch & Dent section of discounted items.   new 3/22/03

Grannd Garb, 295 Main Street South River New Jersey 08882, Phone: 1-732-390-0506, Toll Free: 1-888-472-6635 (1-888-GRANND5), Fax: 1-732-390-1694. [Email: info@granndgarb.com ]. Supplies for historical costumers -- fabrics, clasps, steel boning, busks, buttons, patterns, grommets, and more. Custom design and sewing available.

Gypsy Caravan, Dustin LaBrasseur -- Owner,  3725 188th ST NE, Arlington, WA 98223, 425-753-1971.  Silks, brocades, wools, satins, linens, velvets, period trims (even some not so period pirate designs), hemp fabric, historical period patterns and many other items.   updated 3/29/08

Hatcrafters, 20 N. Springfield Rd. ,Clifton Heights, PA 19018 , (610) 623-2620, [email JScottJr@msn.com]. Many styles of historic hats - tricornes, bicorns, swashbuckling hats, cavalier hats, etc.

Historical Maritime Costume Design, Thomas Tucker, 1610 Bradford Ct. Rock Hill, South Carolina 29732 Phone  803-985-7876  or e-mail  heartofoak1783@aol.com  Seaman's trousers, petticoat breeches, shirts, seaman's jackets, waistcoats, great coats, regimental coats, etc.  Designed and constructed by a historical maritime, naval & military consultant for documentary, feature film, historic sites, tall ships & museums updated 10/20/04

MilitaryHeritage.com, Toronto, ONTARIO, 613-692-3577. Historically accurate military garb,  sea service pistols and various other weapons (edged and firing).  new 3/22/11

MoiRandall’s, PO Box 39504, Phoenix, AZ 85069-9504, (602) 995-7514 [Email: randwhit@aol.com]. Swashbuckling shirts, doublets, cloaks, bodices, hats. Buy patterns only, or finished items. Cat: Free with SASE. 

Patterns of Time, 2957 Whileaway Circle East, Colorado Springs, CO 80917, (719) 573-9636, costume@patternsoftime.com Look under patterns for Colonial and 18th century styles.  Also great collection of clasps and brooches.   updated 7/19/07

Pendragon Costumes, 27821 Pine Crest Place, Castaic, CA 91384 ~ PHONE: 661.257.0406 ~ EMAIL: nicole@pendragoncostumes.com .  Specialize in leather and suede doublets and bodices.  Especially nice are the Sea Queen outfit and the Pirate Doublet.  Also note the Pirate Bodice under Women's Clothing.   new 8/16/07

The Pillaged Village, The Pillaged Village, 31E Eagle Court, Carlisle, OH 45005, (937) 743-0685, (877) 793-1066 (Toll-Free), E-mail:  wendyk@PillagedVillage.com   They have a wonderful assortment of braids & trims (for that gaudy pirate frock coat), patterns, other costume items, & historical costuming books. Adding more pirate items to their offerings.  updated 3/19/04

Reconstructing History Patterns, 2064 South Delaware Drive Easton, PA 18042.  1-866-475-3773 (8am and 6pm EST Monday through Friday) (1-610-253-6916 if you're not in the US) info@reconstructinghistory.com   Golden Age of Piracy patterns, 17th century and 18th century patterns, Celtic patterns, and much more.  Historical clothing and accoutrements.  Join the Reconstructing History Patterns discussion list.  Hire Kass McGann for Lectures and Workshops.  updated 5/03/07

The Recollections of J. P. Ryan, PO Box 1016, Randallstown, MD 21133,  [Email:  recollectjpr@earthlink.net ]  Patterns for Georgian era clothing styles -- 18th c.  new 7/22/03

Rendezview Eyeware, Dr. Ron McDaniel, POB 200, Shelbyville, IN 46176, (317) 398-0305 or 392-4429  18th century period eyeware.  According to our friend Wesley Stewart:  "Nicest and most comfortable 18th century eyeware".  Even if you portray an earlier era, Wesley also says:  "Very nice stuff. The bridge and the ends of the temples are the telltails for glasses. If you have hair to cover the temple's end, the lenses shape can do well for multi-period."  

Richard theThread,  10405 Washington Blvd Culver City ,Ca 90232 USA 1-800-473-4997 1-310-837-4997 (8:30am to 4:00Pm PST).  E-mail info@richardthethread.com  Under patterns, the Restoration patterns (for men and women) are useful for the late Buccaneer or early Golden Age of Piracy eras.  Also supplies for making corsets/bodices - corset bone, corset spiral, hooping wire, busks, aglets, etc.  Also sell dress forms.  Catalogue ($3.00)   updated 9/19/04

St. Augustine Textiles, 908 Delcie Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32086, (904) 797-7217.  Fine wools and linens.  Swatch card available $4.00  sarjuan@aol.com 

St. Michael’s Emporioum, 156 East 2nd St., Ste 1, New York, NY 10009, (212) 995-8359. Gothic-Renaissance attire (mostly of leather, studs & buckles). Leather armor, corsets, gauntlets. Also some swords & jewelry. Fascinating, well-illustrated catalog: $4.

Samaiah, P.O. Box 102 Huntington Beach, CA 92648, (714) 488 - 0464.  Gorgeous brocade coats.  "Pirate coat" for men.  For women pirates, check out the "Bailey" or "Abbey Road" style of coats.    new 8/16/07

Silhouettes Clothing Co., PO Box 233 Tustin, CA, 92781,  phone 714-881-5540  info@topnotchcostumes.com, quality-made Caribbean-style pirate costumes exclusively.  Near exact copies of Capt. Jack Sparrow's garb.  Also female pirate clothing inspired by Anne Bonny.  updated 7/2/07

Silks & Velvets, Yosa Addiss, 1012 Mass. St. Suite #219, Lawrence Kansas, 66044 [Email: yosa@cjnetworks.com ] Luscious collection of apparel. Mostly Victorian and Elizabethan, but also fantasy, and other periods. See pirate shirt or gentleman's shirt.  updated 7/5/02

Slop Shop Historical Reproductions , Adam Cripps, provincialnavy@yahoo.com  Hand-sewn historically correct fitouts for seamen.  new 2/10/04

Sock Dreams, 6519 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland OR 97202
Stripey knee socks of all colors.  new 4/30/06

To Be A Pirate, coats, vests, shirts, women's garb, belts, and other accessories.  More fantasy pirate than authentic, but very eye-catching and flashy.   new 8/16/07

Traveler in Thyme, Archaic Wonders for the Here & Now , Marcia Cash, (830) 833-2576, [email: marcia@travelerinthyme.com ] Re-enactment clothing for all periods, including Restoration and Renaissance.

Very Merry Seamstress,  Though the bulk of their designs are Renaissance era, they do have a Pirates and Gypsies, Ladies Wear Costume Page, with a Frock Coat Bodice for women.  Also have pirate costumes for men too.  Women's costumes: info@verymerryseamstress.com   Men's costumes:  kingflum@cs.com new 1/16/05

White Pavilion, P.O. Box 8842, Gallatin, TN 37066, 1-800-810-3758 . Great looking swashbuckling clothing.  info@whitepavilion.com  

Wooded Hamlet Designs, 4044 Coseytown Rd., Greencastle, PA 17225-9677, 
(717) 597-1782.  All natural fiber trims, ribbons and webbings.  Wonderful stuff for the period outfit. Trims@WoodedHamlet.com  

Yordream Creations, Wardrobe, props, sets, and more. Very authentic Captain Jack Sparrow and Pirates of the Caribbean costume pieces. Also more generic pirate garb.  new 5/16/11

 

FOOTWEAR

Caboots.com, CAB Footwear, 501 S. Cotton, El Paso, TX 79901-3115, (915) 544-1855, Fax: (915) 534-7801, email: attitudeboots@hotmail.com , Supplier of boots to the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean" (and the sequels), reasonably priced bucket top boots.  On left side -- scroll down to find "Swashbuckler Pirate Boots" -- many styles to choose from.  Even a pirate style cowboy boot. new 11/11/05

Cavalry Regimental Supply, Box 64394, Lubbock, TX 79464. FAX (806) 798-8867. Custom-made, historically accurate boots (bucket boots, cavalry boots, officers boots). Cat: $2

C&D Jarnagin Co., 113 Fillmore St., Corinth, MS, 38834 (662) 287-4977, fax (662) 287-6033. 18th c styles of hand-stitched shoes made of vegetable tanned leather.  Not cheap, but good quality.   new 2/26/08

Champion Attitude Boots,   e-mail:  attitudeboots@hotmail.com ,(915)544-1855.  Swashbuckling boots (with bucket tops) and pirate boots.  Go to link for Swashbuckling Pirate or Costume Footwear.  Quartermaster Daire of the Cutthroats told us about the swashbuckler boots:  "I was quite impressed with the quality and construction of these boots, and recommend them highly. They're from a 4th generation Western boot makin' family in San Antonio, custom made for each customer, and are available in black or brown."

Fugawee Corporation, 3127 Corrib Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308, Email:  aayotte@comcast.net, (800) 749 0387, Fax 850 893 5742. Colonial shoes (several styles) , shoe buckles and stockings. 

K. M. Garlick Shoemaker, 78 High Street, Ventnor, ISLE OF WIGHT, PO38 1LU. England. Telephone: 077 545 30422 Fax: 01983 854753 Email: shoemakerkevin@yahoo.co.uk, shoes for re-enactors, films, theatres & museums.  Has 17th & 18th century styles (other eras too).  Many styles are hand-stitched.  Not cheap, but has a good reputation for quality and historical accuracy.  new 2/26/08

PirateBootsOnline.com, Westphalen Online Enterprises, 43314 33rd Street West Lancaster, CA 93536, 661-733-6091.  Large selection of pirate boots, plus men and women's pirate garb, and other accessories.  new 8/16/07

Renick’s Western Boots, 9243 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92503, (951) 688-1897. Don’t let the "western" part fool you. Nick is a wizard with leather, and has made thigh high boots for several Port Royal Privateers (including Capt. MacLeod)  

Running Iron Outfitters, L.L.C. P.O. Box 205 Sonoita, AZ 85637 P: 520-455-5898 F: 520-455-5858 email: runningiron@mac.com.  Amongst their Western style boots, they have two styles of 17th century shoes, with rough-out vegetable-tanned leather (round toe, and square toe).  They also have over-the-knee pirate-style boots.  (On website, go to "styles", then click on "military" and scroll down on left to find them).  

S.B. Juniper, 109 Woodmancote, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4AH, UK.  Tel:  +44 (0)1453 545675, Fax +44 (0)1453 546060.  Hand-sewn 17th and 18th century shoes (other eras too), both gentlemen and ladies shoes, using vegetable tanned leather.  Not cheap, but has a good reputation for quality and historical accuracy.  new 2/26/08

SCA Boots :  C/O Stuart Enterprises, 2125 Duncan Road, Suite B2, Wenatchee, WA 98801.   Between 10:00AM & 4:00PM PST via phone: 1-509-665-6638 . [help@scaboots.com  ]  Several styles of inexpensive piratical boots. 

GAMES AND GAMING SUPPLIES
(Games and Gaming Supplies also available from many of the
"Living History Suppliers" listed below. Also look under "Coins, Replicas (Doubloons, Pieces of Eight & Others Replica Coins")

Foundry Miniatures Ltd., 1549 Marview Drive, Westlake, Ohio 44145. Phone: (440) 871-4587 Fax. (440) 892-5887. Numerous pirate and buccaneer miniatures for role-playing and collecting. Look for "Cutthroats" and "Royal Navy". - updated 3/9/10

Great Hall Games, 5501 North Lamar, Suite A-135 Austin, Texas, 78751. Phone: (512) 505-0055. Dice and cards for historical and seafaring games. Games from around the world. Lots of styles of bags and pouches for dice and other small treasures. Also, many styles of replica coins, including pieces of eight cut up into bits.  - new 3/9/10

The Pirate Trading Co., The MacKay, PO Box 705 Hood River, OR 97031.  Email: mackay@captjackspiratehats.com
Several pirate games, and toys, along with other pirate items such as clothes, knick-knacks, and other swag.  - new 5/30/08

Rose & Pentagram Design,  2229 East 34th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407, (612) 729-4585. Historical games, board games, and game pieces. Skull dice, knucklebones, and period decks of cards.  - new 3/9/10

 


LIVING HISTORY SUPPLIERS

The Bradley Co. of the Fox, 4330 N. State Road 110, Oshkosh, WI 54904-9514. (414) 233-5332. [Email: bradley@vbe.com ] Mostly 18th C. items: clothing (including sailor’s slops) & colonial supplies, books (several on colonial ships & pirates), patterns, tents. Check out the Nautical section on the website (rum cups, bosun's whistles, compasses & telescopes). Impressive large catalog.

C&D Jarnagin Co., 113 Fillmore St., Corinth, MS, 38834 (662) 287-4977, fax (662) 287-6033. 18th C. colonial supplies: (1750-1815) 18th C. 

Chivalry Sports, PO Box 18904, Tucson, AZ 85731-8904. (520)722-1255. Knee breeches, hose, hats, shirts, basic RenFaire clothing adaptable to colonial era, period patterns, costuming supplies, non-firing replica flintlock pistols ($26-28 - great bargain), books (including a set of nautical/pirate books).

Dragonfly Design, 1115 Madison Street NE #503, Salem Or 97303, [E-Mail DrgnflyDsn@aol.com ] Hats, masks, wigs, hairpieces, make-up, patterns, and various other costuming accessories. Have a great little pirate game called Morgan's Revenge -- very portable, fits in a little pouch -- comes with doubloons and a spinner.

DragonMarsh, 3643 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92501, (951) 276-1116. Jewelry, costumes, leatherware, weapons, herbs, books, accessories. Call for info.  updated 12/30/09

G. Gedney Godwin, PO Box 100, Valley Forge, PA 19481.  Mostly 18th century military items, but some 17th century weapons and clothing for both men and women (Cavalier & English Civil War era). 

The History Store, PO Box 12, Rt. 100 North, Wilmington, VT 05363. Navigational instruments, bosun’s pipe, clay pipes, coins, ship’s glass, games, books, music. Free cat.

Janus Historical, Services, 157 The Butts, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4AQ, United Kingdom.  Hand-made, custom-made.  "You name it, I'll make it. I work mostly in steel and wood, but also in
leather, pewter, copper, brass and bone."  Munition armour, period furniture, nautical artifacts (tools, weapons and costumes).  Navigational equipment.  Many items copied direct from artifacts recovered from the Mary Rose.  No firearms or combat-ready blades.  ed.foxe@cableinet.co.uk  

Jas. Townsend & Son, Inc., PO Box 415, Pierceton, IN 46562, (574) 594-5852. Colonial clothing, hats, patterns, books galore, shoes, replica coins, guns, swords, etc.  updated 3/25/06

Martin’s Gun Shop, (812) 883-1415. From buckles to blades, baldrics and ship’s lanterns.

Martin Wood Works, email:  Lettia69@aol.com .  Authentic wooden mugs (including mermaids and skulls).

Mikwa Trading Post, 4602 Inverness, Tyler, TX 75703. (888)MIKWA-TP Call tool free or write for free catalog of Early American, Native American and Scottish goods including bagpipes and Celtic Harps. [Email: bagpiper@lakecountry.net ]  

Museum Replicas Limited, 2143 Gees Mill Road, Box 840Conyers, GA 30012, email: musrep@mindspring.com  A nice selection of off-the-rack clothing -- though many of the offerings seem to be "accuracy-light".  :Period clothing, weapons, and other artifacts.  Especially investigate the "musketeer boot".

Old Sutler John, 850-723-8047 (Call any time between 9 am and 8 pm Eastern time Mon. thru Sat.), E-mail: order@oldsutlerjohn.biz. Authentic historical items for your Piratical portrayal. Companion website with Civil War era items.  new 5/10/09

Panther Primitives (see entry under "Tents")

Raystown Forge,  392 Montmorency Drive, Bunker Hill, WV 25413, 304-671-5751.  Raystownforge@hotmail.com   Offers a variety of 18th century goods from glass, to shoes, clothing, tomahawks, and knives. new 2/10/05

Smoke & Fire Trading Co., 27 North River Road, Waterville, Ohio 43566, (419) 878-8535, (800)-Smoke-Fi (766-5334), Fax: (419) 878-3653 e-mail: store@smoke-fire.com   Mens colonial clothing (shirt, waistcoat, breeches, garters, etc.), ladies everyday colonial dress (custom made 18th C. stays/corset made with basket caning that imitates whale boning), hat blanks, period patterns, costume books, much more!  updated 1/27/01

Sutler of Mt. Misery, G. Gedney Godwin, Inc., PO Box 100, Valley Forge, PA 19481 (610) 783-0670. 17th C. & very complete 18th C. suppliers - swords, guns, clothing, shoes, even wigs & period sunglasses. Attn. ship’s surgeons: special catalog of antique medical instruments. 

Syke’s Sutlering, 7 Devonshire Drive, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234-7111
(609) 926-1297  [Email: sykesutler@worldnet.att.net].  Late 16th to mid-18th C. - many English Civil War fashions (good for Buccaneer era).  Monmouth caps (nautical fashion).   Many unusual books, several on gunnery, many on military costume. Clothing is mostly military uniforms. Blades, muskets, & thigh-high stockings.

Texas Sutler, 10970 Fire Creek Dr., Houston, TX 77043-2732, (281) 668-5068.  Period cookware, lighting wares, clay pipes, pottery, red silk waist sashes, haversacks, clothing, etc.     new 11/16/07

Three Feathers Pewter, 12 E. Jackson St., Millersburg, OH, 44654, (330)674-0404. [Email: threefeathers@roadrunner.com] Hand-made, lead-free traditional style pewterware including tableware, jewelry and historically accurate buttons military and civilian. new 3/10/10

Track of the Wolf, 18308 Joplin Street N. W. Elk River, MN 55330-1773
(763)-633-2500,  Fax: 763-633-2550 Muzzleloaders & supplies, books, patterns, blades, kegs, pouches, tents.

Wooded Hamlet Designs, 4044 Coseytown Rd., Greencastle, PA 17225, (717) 597-1782. Period trimmings. Also crystal glasses & goblets, trade silver, silk scarves, & fine cabinetry . Send $5 for a sample collection of trimmings and threads (comes with a rebate coupon of $5 for purchases of $10 or more).

 

NAUTICAL SUPPLIERS

American Rope & Tar, 8115 River Front, Fair Oaks, CA 95628, Phone: 877-965-1800, Email: bilrick@yahoo.com
Traditional products for wooden boats in convenient quantities. Offers genuine Stockholm tar, hemp rope, the finest synthetic Manila rope, wood varnish oils (tung, linseed, and others), turpentine, and SeaGoer Genuine Pine Tar Soap.  Source for hard-to-find authentic supplies for decorative knot-tiers and riggers.    new 9/9/11

Backstaff Instruments, 16 Stonybrook Road, Marblehead, MA 01945.
Accurate Replicas of Ancient Navigational Instruments.   
new 4/13/05

Carolina Ships in Bottles, sledyard@carolina.rr.com
Pirate ships, lighthouses and other ships in bottles.   new 2/13/05

Castle Navigation, P.O. Box 17201, Anaheim, CA 92817-7201, phone toll free 7 days/week: 1-888-417-8181, Southern California: (714) 692-8181. Email: sextant@shooterdog.com - Fine brass reproductions of antique sextants and other nautical items. Also reasonably priced naval cutlasses. 

Celestaire INC, 416 S. Pershing, Wichita, KS USA 67218. Email: info@celestaire.com Replicas of historical navigation tools. Inexpensive astrolabe model you assemble from die-cut metallic-surfaced cardboard. Really works!

Databoat, Databoat is the world's biggest boating bookstore! We also offer the largest selection of boat design catalogs and carry the designs of more than 95 naval architects from around the world. Enjoy exchanging tips and solving problems with fellow boatbuilders on our boat design and boatbuilding forum.Iron 

Maidhof Bros. Ltd Shipware, 1891 San Diego Ave, San Diego, California 92110, Squawk Box #: 1-800-SEA-JUNK
Fax: 619-574-1894. All sorts of nautical collectibles.

Robin's Dockside Shop, 2043 E. Joppa Road, #404 Baltimore, Maryland 21234 Main Phone: (410) 609-4044. E-Mail: Robin@RobinsDocksideShop.com  2nd E-Mail: Stephen@RobinsDocksideShop.com, Mon. - Sat: 10:00 AM - to - 9:00 PM (EST). Pirate Stuff, Ship's Lamps, Ship's Bells, Ship's Wheels, Compasses, Telescopes, Sextants, Instruments, Diver's Helmets, Nautical Decor, Nautical Linens, Nautical Signs, Model Ships, Galley & Bar, Candle Holders, Lighthouses, Portholes, Nautical Apparel, Nautical Art, Yacht Furnishings.

S.T. Preston & Son, Inc., Main Street Wharf, Greenport, NY, 11944-0798, (800) 836-1165. Ship models, brassware, figureheads, scrimshaw, & decorative items.

Stevenson Projects, PO Box "K", Del Mar, CA 92014, (619) 481-3111, Email: byycmail@stevproj.com Plans (and instruction videos) for home-made wooden sailing boats. Popular style, the "Weekender" can be built for around $1500, or less if'n yer good at scrounging. In their Back Yard Yacht Club section, they give rules for a game called "Broadside".

Franklin Mint, (800) THE-MINT. Historical navigational instruments. Ask for "Maritime Instruments catalog", & "Age of Discovery" catalog.

 

OTHER/MISC.

A Laser Engraving, look under the "Renaissance/Pirate" section.  Hand-turned wooden mugs engraved or plain. Engraved glass rum flasks.  Other pirate-type flasks and wood plaques, with more items to come.    new 7/17/08

Art By Dagger, 818-385-7014.  Email:  captiandagger@yahoo.com
Leather goods, woodworking (chairs, thrones, and custom signs), flags, banners graphic arts, t-shirts and more.  Many with piratical designs.    new 8/7/08

Black Raven Trading Co., PO Box 16326 Wichita, KS 67216. (316) 262-8774. Scrimshaw reproductions of nautical scenes. Also, unique cutlery, furs, leathers, bone. Cat: FREE

Brettuns Village Trunks & Leather, P.O. Box 772, Auburn, ME 04212, (207)782-7863 -- Old Trunks, New Leather - Supplies for restoring old trunks (aka treasure chests!).  Good tips on how to do it yourself.  Or they will do it for you. 

Cemetery Surplus, 40 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 111, Oshkosh, WI 54901, (414) 233-0312. Realistic human skulls made of #1 casting plaster. $39.95. Other skulls, mini skulls, mounting. Catalog.  updated 9/6/09

Custom Glass Carvings, St. Pete Beach, FL, (727) 367-2922.  Beautiful undersea, nautical and tropical artworks (scenes a pirate might well have seen) carved into glass and magically illuminated.   new 10/6/05

Nightmare Factory, P.O. Box 1181, Dripping Springs, TX 78620.  (512)-858-5063.  Realistic look skulls, severed heads, all sorts of gory props.  Also jello molds for brains. 

No Quarter Given, PO Box 7456, Riverside, CA 92513, (951) 785-1233. [Email: jamaica@noquartergiven.net] Swashbuckling stationery - designs of piratical nature, nautical themes, mermaids, fantasy creatures, etc. printed on quality parchment paper, all by your NQG editor. Free stationery catalog.

Olde World Fine Clays, 249 South St., Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, CANADA, B1A 1W6, (902)-849-1383 sbray@highlander.cbnet.ns.ca Clay tobacco pipes, authentic reproductions from the late 17th Century to late 19th Century, well-researched.

Peter Evans Pipes, 285 W. Mashta Dr., Key Biscayne, FL 33149, (305) 361-5589. Clay pipes (from original antique molds), custom carved pipes. Cigarettes are not period - get a pipe!!!

Pirate Portraits n' Treasures, 26 Cuna St, St Augustine, FL 32084.  Phone: (904) 825-4848.  This is Tiger Lee's new shop in the historic district of the oldest continuously occupied European established city in the US, founded in 1565.  Pirate portraits & old-time photography, Hot Pirate Babes Calendar, fantasy portraits, glamour and boudoir photography, event photos. E-mail: tigerlee@tigerleephotos.com  updated 6/14/11

Rose & Pentagram Design, 2229 East 34th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407, (612) 729-4585, fax (612) 728-1745.  Historical games, board games and game pieces.  Skull dice, knucklebones, period decks of cards.

Sea Chests, (888) 684-8802. Accurate, authentic and handmade period reproductions from the Age of Sail.

Southern Celebrations, (318) 474-3780.   Great selection of Mardis gras beads for pirate treasure, and give-aways.

SwordPlay, 64 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502. (818) 566-1777. Carries a line of miniature "sword" jewelry (not cheap, but nice made from silver, gold, & precious stones.

Vitual Bourbon Street, 1-800-642-2912. Source of Mardis gras beads and doubloons for pirate give-aways at events.

Waldon Font Company, P.O. Box 871 Winchester, MA 01890 U.S.A., Toll Free Phone / FAX: (800) 519-457, Outside U.S.: (781) 932-0518.  Great source of period fonts and graphics for the Colonial and Revolutionary Periods. 

 

PERIODICALS

Black Powder Times, PO Box 234, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-5000. Complete information source for black powder shoots. $20/yr.

Living History, PO Box 77, Fairfax, VA 22030. (703) 758-5838. Email: 72774.2240@compuserve.com Quarterly journal, covers all periods of reenactment. $15.80/yr.

No Quarter Given, PO Box 7456, Riverside, CA 92513-7456. [Email: jamaica@noquartergiven.net] Swashbuckling journal. Piratical history, nautical lore, scurrilous fiction, events listings, costuming advice, persona development. No buccaneer should be without it. $13 per yr (6 issues) for U.S. delivery.

Pirates Magazine, P.O. Box 26452, Gwynn Oak, MD 21207.  Full-color pirate magazine. Subscribe, or look for it at bookstores and newsstands.   new 6/28/06

Renaissance Publications, PO Box 422, Riverside, CA 92502. "Renaissance Herald" quarterly - classified ad listings, merchants, articles, events listings. Mostly RenFaire oriented, but much would be of interest to buccaneer-types. One-time fee of $9.00, or sample issue $2.00

Smoke & Fire News, PO Box 166, Grand Rapids, OH 43522. Monthly newspaper that covers all Living History periods. Extensive events listings, articles, resources, etc. $15/yr.

Whole Costumer’s Catalogue, PO Box 207, Beallsville, PA 15513. Huge resource directory for all types & periods of costuming supplies. $18 postpaid. Checks, VISA, & MC accepted.

 

PIRATE SPECIALISTS

Admiral Nelson Shipwreck Treasure & Pyrate Shop, located in The Antique Center of Gettysburg, 30 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325,  (717) 337-3669. Nautical antiquities, shipwreck coins, and pirate regalia.  new 5/13/11

Action Flags, 800-707-3524 24hr. Fax: 503-585-4294. Buccaneer "Jolly Roger" flags and pennants.

The Buccaneer Trading Company, 2729 Linwood Road, Union, New Jersey 07083. Pirate books, treasure coins, and historical pirate artifacts.

Captain's Cove, 851 W. Harbor Dr. Suite C, San Diego, CA, 92101-7703, (619) 234-5050.  Nice collection of nautical, maritime collectibles.  See their pirate/buccaneer offerings.  Several pirate-themes Margaritaville t-shirts I've not seen before.  Also pirate toilet paper!!  

Conte Collectibles, 1 (702) 233-8201.  Line of finely detailed 1/32nd scale hand-painted pewter pirate figures.

Cutthroat Jane, sexy pirate wench depicted on t-shirts, wall-clocks, skateboard decks, and more to come. new 2/13/05

Duncan Royale, many styles of pirate figures, even female pirates.

Dead Men Tell No Tales, P.O. Box 1708, Cambria Pines by the Sea, CA 93428-1708, Phone & fax : (805) 927-4151. Large collection of books about pirates, replica coins, flags, pirate music CDs,  also a lot of piratical accessories and playthings for the youngun's too.  updated 3/8/10

826 Valencia (that's actually the name of the store), 826 Valencia St. SF, CA 94110, 415.642.5905.  Flags, clothing (mostly clever t-shirts), publications (mostly collections of the students who use the center), & pirate miscellanea.  Funds raised go to support the 826 Valencia Writing Center.  new 2/13/05

Flappin' Flags, P.O. Box 40427, Eugene, Oregon 97404, (541) 344-5940, Fax: (541) 344-6004
Toll Free: 1-800-713-3144 .  Large collection of pirate flags.

Gasparilla Headquarters, (813) 654-2424, info@gasparillaheadquarters.com   new vendor, currently offering Rick Reeves art prints.  - new 4/14/05

The Iron Hook,  c/o Full Moon Studios, PO 102, Clay City, Indiana, 47841. theironhook@joink.com  Iron hooks of hand forged steel and available in a variety of styles and finishes for the Renn enthusiast to the meticulous re-enactor.  Also a few t-shirts.  Peg-legs coming soon.   - new 5/7/05

Moto-Munkey Pirate Booty, design your own Jolly Roger, and order it as an embroidered patch (click on Moto-Munkey Patches, then scroll down to the link at Jolie Rogue in the list).  Also "Capt. Crusty Sox" greeting cards for the Blackhearted (find link in the left margin).   - new 2/5/05

Nigel's Cafepress Shop of Pyratey Stuff, t-shirts, boxer shorts, caps, etc.-- new 6/13/04

Outpost Flags, N 17146 Marek Road, Pembine WI, 54156-9660.  Click on "PIRATE" or "PIRATE FLAGS" for all kinds of treasure and swag.  Caps, belts, t-shirts, toilet paper, pins, lamps, watches, and more with skull and crossbones or other pirate designs on them.  The Pirate Flag section probably has more types of flags than I've seen anywhere. -- new 6/13/04

Pennants and Pirates, PO Box 230163, Fair Haven, MI 48023-0163. (810) 725-4872. Several designs of pirate boat flags, & door pennants. Custom designs too! Free catalog.

Pirate Documents, PO Box 4317 Big Pine Key, Fl, 33043-1755, Answering Machine: (305) 872-2393, Fax: (305) 872-2393, Phone: 305-872-2393 (Please leave message), info@piratedocuments.com   Expert forgery on letters of marque and other historic documents from the 13th~19th centuries. Personalized any document and have it printed on authentic Olde Paper© or delivered in their historic form. You can even create your own and we'll make it look ancient complete with seals and stamp. -- updated 6/13/09

Pirate Mod,  t-shirts and other modern gear with pirate designs -- new 4/13/03

Pirate Nation, Pirate hats (t-shirts coming soon). 

Pirates Cove, 510 Broadway and 521 Broadway, Seaside, Oregon 97138.  (503) 738-4048, fax: 503-738-6192, Showroom email: info@woodchests.com
Click on website, then click on "Whalerspoint", then click on "Pirate's Cove" or "Nautical Items." Great treasure chests, antique-looking locks, pirate flags, caps, t-shirts, stickers, ship's models, and lots more pirate and nautical items (even pirate golf balls). -- new 7/3/05

Pirates-n-Plunder, (562) 698-9400.  The store front in Whittier has closed, but the online store is still open.  Costumes, pirate-wear, toys, flags, collectibles, jewelry, party supplies, and a ship load of other pirate related items.  -- new 5/19/08

The Pirate Shoppe is the Etsy shop where you can find the artistic creations of Ace Miles, who performs as Capt'n Jack Spareribs at Pier 39 in San Francisco, and at many faires and festivals in the SF Bay area.  With a background as an artist and video game animator, as well as his love of all things pirate, you will find his bottles and sculptures to be full of roguish adventure and look like they've been dredged up from Davey Jones' locker itself.  The bottles are even functional, complete with straps to carry about with you.  -- new 3/7/09

Pirates! Store, P.O. Box 1641, Eugene OR, 97440, USA.  Pirate flag t-shirts, flags, pirate ball caps with jolly roger designs, and even pirate mousepads. 

The Pirate Store, PO Box 30683, Greenville, NC, 27833, phone: 252-758-4298, Toll free:  800-529-4298.  Shirts, hats, flags, stickers, etc.  new 1/14/04

The Pirate Trading Co., The MacKay, PO Box 705 Hood River, OR 97031.  Email: mackay@captjackspiratehats.com
From Pirate E Books And Kids' Books To Pirate Furniture and Pirate Hats, To Pirate Games, Toys, Nicknacks, Clothes and Other Swag.  new 5/30/08

The Pirates Treasure, c/o Byron Personett, 3448 Parkwood Court, Hermitage, TN, 37076  Email: personett@aol.com , Phone: 1-(615)889-9766.  Statues, coins, kid's treasure, jewelry, swords, guns and other weapons. 

Port Royal Trading Company, Off The Deep End, 339 W. Antietam St. Hagerstown, MD 21740., 301-766-0166, Orders: 800-248-0645 (Phone Hours: Mon-Fri. 10am to 6pm, Eastern Time), FAX: 301-766-0215, E-mail: contact@offthedeepend.com . Drinkware, flags, hats, misc. updated 3/22/03

Quicksilver's Pirate Pots, Mark Heimann, Lost Mountain Clayworks, 22009 S Lost Mountain Road, Estacada, Oregon 97023, (503) 631-8686, [quicksilver@piratepots.com ]  Roguish pottery with a piratical attitude.   updated 7/2/07

  Sea Wolf Clothing, 2627 Bamboo St., Newport Beach, CA 92660, Ph: 949/640-2512 Fax: 949/640-2512.  Piratical surf wear, t-shirts,  some featuring art by long-time NQG contributing artist Richard Becker.  Caps, visors.  Also children's and baby items.

Teachs Hole, PO Box 1718 , Ocracoke, NC, 27960, (252) 928-1718. [Email: Blackbeard@teachshole.com ] All sorts of piratical goodies: videos, music tapes, books, flags, toys, maps, jewelry, party goods, etc. Call for more info.

Tony Fanning's Cafe Press Shop, t-shirts and more featuring Tony Fanning's art work.  Tony's artwork has graced the cover of No Quarter Given, as well as the inside pages many a time. -- new 7/3/05

The Ultimate Flag Source, P.O. Box 374, Grayson, GA 30017, USA, 1-888-ULT-FLAG (in the USA) or 770-495-7974 (Worldwide). Skull and cross-bones flags. [Email: Service@ultimateflags.com ]

United Mask & Party Manufacturing, Inc., 8081 Commercial Blvd, Sebring, FL 33876, 863-655-MASK (6275), Fax: 863-655-4350 (24 hours/day), [Email: umpm@htn.net ] Many pirate costumes (mostly the Halloween types) and party supplies new 5/31/03

Wolf-N-Raven, The Pirate Store for you and your pet - various pirate theme clothing and accessories for you and your pet. [Email: info@wolfnraven.com] new 12/31/12

Yarak Creative Enterprises, PO Box 273, Tiskilwa, IL 61368, (815) 437-9048, yarak@ivnet.com .  Pirate notecards, pins, flags, bandanas, etc.  Standard pirate emblems, plus special "Winking Jolly Roger" designs.

“Ye Olde Tattoo Shoppe" Studio City Tattoo, 11032 Ventura Blvd Studio City, CA 91694, 818-769-4049.  Pirate-themed tattoo parlor, specializing in pirate tattooing.  -- new 10/14/06

Wicked Liquid, 7084 S. Revere Parkway #B Centennial, CO 80112, Order Toll Free 888-732-9949 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Mountain Time.  pirate jewelry, gifts, t-shirts, hats, stickers, patches, flags, kites, shot glasses, mugs & flasks. -- new 1/14/08

TENTS/PAVILIONS

Bradley Co. of the Fox (see under Living History Suppliers)

Panther Primitives, PO Box 32, Normantown, WV 25267, (304) 462-7718, 800-487-2684. [Email: info@pantherprimitives.com] According to Baron von Eisenfast, one of the best sources of period tents - known for quality, yet low prices. Also clothing, camp goods, patterns, knives, and books.  Cat. $2 

 

TREASURE & JEWELRY

- C and B Treasures, P.O. Box 14575, Phoenix, Arizona 85063-4575. (623) 533-0430. Email: candbtreasures@cox.net  Jewelry designed and made by tallship sailors.  Many pirate designs inspired by "Pirates of the Caribbean", along with ships, mermaids, firearms, and more.  Wonderous pyrate skulls with gemstones set in the eye. Best prices we've seen on Pieces of Eight and other antiquities. Excellent prices on rings, gemstones and custom jewelry.-- new 6/13/04

DHL Rare Coins Inc., P.O. Box 2571, Lakeland, Fla. 33806 Email: DHLRCINC@aol.com Treasure, coins, and jewelry made from treasure.

Ghost Pirate Ship, Tony Kassebaum/Jeweler, 1022 Nevada Hwy #155, Boulder City, Nevada 89005, phone: 1-775-772-6863, Email: tkgoldandsilver@msn.com, pirate jewelry designs, and pirate art work.  --  new 3/23/07

Jamie's Pirate Jewelry, 6 Spring Street, Medway, MA 02053.  Email: jamie@g2partners.com, Phone: 508 395-6682.  Pirate-themed collection of necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings, and cufflinks, many in sterling silver or gold.  --  new 1/23/08

Mel Fisher Treasure Site, 888-808-1020. Authentic treasure, replica jewelry, videos, books and other treasure items are available from their gift shop and bookstore.

Pirate Jewelry by Peter Stone sales@petestoneco.com  Great pirate designs in sterling silver. -- new 6/13/04

Reilly's Treasured Gold, P.O. Box 2975, Pompano Beach, FL, 33072-2975. (954)-971-6102. Little treasure boxes. Also treasure hunting supplies.

Skinny Dog Design Group, 1750 East Florida Street, Long Beach, Ca. 90802-3841, 1-562-436-7237.  Manufacture and sell pirate and nautical jewelry.  Interesting line of rings of skulls with various types of hats.  They've also been contracted to make "Pirates of the Caribbean" jewelry for sale at Disney.  This line they can not sell directly, but they can make silver or gold versions of the designs.-- new 4/10/06

Spanish Main Treasure Company, P.O. Box 41, Islamorada, FL 33036, (561) 879-7355 [Email: treasurecompany@yahoo.com ]. Captain Carl Fismer ("Everybody's Favorite Pirate") and his crew offer coins salvaged from the Taj Majal treasure, and other sites. Coins, videos, other services.

Triple-C-Treasures-LLC , E-bay store specializing in pirate jewelry, and other movie prop and custom jewelry.  Also carries other pirate accessories. -- new 9/13/04

 

WEAPONS (handheld weapons only, Cannons/Large Guns listed separately above)

1ABC Confederate Store, 798 Mallory #8, St. Simons Island, GA, 31522.  1-800-721-1071.   Special page of pirate weapons, flags and costuming.  Pistols, swords and sword hanger.  updated 1/16/05

Albion Swords Ltd, 421 Second Street, PO Box 66, New Glarus, WI 53574, tollfree line 1-888-806-4356 (HELM)  - arms, armor and accoutrements.  (This from one of our readers:  "Albion Armorers is one of the best, they have a new 18th century/Napoleanic style cutlass. This is a REAL sword, a bit pricey if you're looking for a wall hanger or Renn prop, but authentic, and very well made. I own one, and it is a spectacular piece.  They also offer alot of Del Tin (well made Italian swords) rapiers and left handed daggers."  updated 4/22/06

American Fencers Supply Co., 1180 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94103. (415) 863-7911. Excellent source for fencing equipment & classic fencing literature. Large range of period rapiers, daggers & scabbards. Free catalog. updated 1/16/05

Armour Class, Unit 13, The New Albion Industrial Estate, Yoker, 
Glasgow, Scotland, U.K., Tel/Fax - +44 - (0) - 0141 - 951 - 2262, 
enquiries@swordsmiths.co.uk  Have a special 17th century weapons section that might do well for many buccaneers.   new 2/20/05

Arms and Armor, 1101 Stinson Blvd. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413, Toll Free Order Line 1-800-745-7345. Arms, armor, axes, stage weapons. (Opinion from one of our readers:  excellent source for rapiers  and left handed daggers -- they are real swords, and a bit pricey, but the workmanship is exquisite.)  updated 1/16/05

Atlanta Cutlery, 2143 Gees Mill Road, Box 839,Conyers, GA 30207, (800) 883-0300, e-mail: atlcut@mindspring.com Swords and daggers of many periods. Take a look at their skull-and-crossbones sword and dagger. 

Beau Hickory 2471 North Reed Rd. Chino Valley, AZ. Endorsement from an NQG reader: "I had been looking for a "traditional" cutlass for some years now, something along the lines of the cutlass in Pequod Press's book 'Pirates and Patriots of the Revolution'. I sent a xerox copy to him of the sword and in about a month he had it done. it looks exactly like the drawing. he is quite reasonably priced and warranties his work."

Blackbeard's Creations, Thomas D. Beckner, (909) 522-2147 cell
(951) 487-0581 shop, (8AM to 5PM PST), Captain@BlackbeardsCreations.com Fine Custom leather work to house that weapon of yours:  weapons hangers, scabbards, arm guards, leather eye patches, belts, mug holders, and more.  updated  7/2/07

Bright Blades, P.O. Box 156, Stevensville, MT 59870, (406) 777-0669 or (406) 880-6942 or Toll Free (800) 352-2624.  Bringing You the Finest Swords and Gaming Materials at the Best Prices (ed. note: this is their claim - not mine, I'm not familiar with their product).

BruBakers Swords, Armory & Artifacts, 9A Sailfish Lane
Ocean ridge, FL. 33435 , (561)74-armor  or (561)742-7667.  Email: brubakertx@aol.com Swords, daggers, cannons, flintlocks. updated 1/16/05

Castle Navigation, P.O. Box 17201, Anaheim, CA 92817-7201, phone toll free 7 days/week: 1-888-417-8181, Southern California: (714) 692-8181. Email: mailto:sextant@shooterdog.com - Reasonably priced naval cutlasses. 

Collectors Armory, 800 Slaters Lane, PO Box 59, Alexandria, VA 22313-0059. 800-599-9994. Bladed weapons, excellent non-firing firearm replicas, pole-arms, miniature cannons.  updated 1/16/05

Deer Creek Products, PO Box 246, Waldron, IN, 46182. Muzzle-loading supplies (including anti-mutiny duckfoots). Reasonable prices. Catalog.

Dixie Gun Works, Inc., Gunpowder Lane, Union City, TN 38261. Black powder guns, shooting supplies, antique gun parts. Clothing.

Indian Ridge Forge, 1479 Indian Ridge Road Blaine , TN 37709, harry.mccarty@earthlink.net 
Swords, knives, axes, and various other cutlery items.  updated 8/26/10

Loyalist Arms and Repairs, 10 Brunt Road, Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3V 1B1, (902) 479-0967 , FAX.(902) 479-0032.  Blackpowder firearms and accessories.  loyalistarms@hfx.eastlink.ca    updated 1/16/05

Middlesex Village Trading Company, 18th c. weapons -- swords, cutlasses, muskets & pistols, and sundries. - [Unsolicited recommendation from Capt. Tucker:  "Jamaica, I'm not sure if you are aware of this offering from Middlesex, but this makes a perfect "Buccaneer" or "Fusil de Buccaneer" for all of our hearty shipmates! I highly recommend it in the doglock for every pyrate worth his salt who desires an authentic pyratical log arm!"]   info@middlesexvillagetrading.com new7/20/02

MilitaryHeritage.com,   519-942-0898 or 613-692-3577, FAX (best way to order) 519-942-3422.  By Mail (can send orders, but not get questions answered):  The Discriminating General, 1121 Jean Park Road
Manotick, ON, K4M 1E4, CANADA.  From the website homepage, in the left column click on "Muskets, Pistols, Bayonets" to find a great selection of flintlocks and muskets appropriate for Golden Age of Pyracy. Prices seem quite reasonable.  Beautiful blunderbuss.   NOTE:  Consultants to Pirates of the Caribbean II and III. Unsolicited praise from one of our long-time readers:  I just Ordered a Beautiful 18th Century Blunderbuss from Military Heritage in Manotick, Alberta. They had the Gun at My Door only 2 DAYS after I Ordered it !!!! I live just outside of Philadelphia & this is just GREAT SERVICE ! Mr. Henderson was very Courteous & a Pleasure to deal with. Thanks again, Mike Huhn  updated 10/28/08

Museum Replicas,  PO Box 840, Conyers, GA 30012. (800) 883-8838. Daggers, knives, swords, costumes of many eras including pirate, also some jewelry & books. Catalog.  updated 1/16/05

Musket Mart, John Buck 1300 Turkeycock Mountain Rd., Callands, Virginia 24530.  Contact by Telephone preferred TEL. [434] 724-1607.  musketmart@gcronline.com 
Replica firearms of the black powder era -- matchlocks, wheellocks, snaphaunces, flintlocks, and caplocks.  Long arms and pistols.    new 5/13/08

Navy Arms Co., 219 Lawn Street, Martinsburg, WV 25401, (304) 262-9870
Fax: (304) 262-1658. Replica firing flintlock pistols & muzzleloading rifles.  updated 1/16/05

NobleWares, Weapons of many eras.  Special section of pirate cutlasses, guns and daggers   updated 1/16/05

North Star West, 20242 Smokey Road, Frenchtown, MT 59834. (406) 626-4081. Mostly 18th C. guns & muskets, 17th C. trade pistol, gun parts. Kits, & finished. laffindog@msn.com   updated 1/16/05

Old Dominion Forge, Kyle Willyard, Prop., RR5 Box 83N, Bloomfield, IN 47424, kyle@olddominionforge.com
Provided props for HBO series John Adams.  Knives, swords, axes, cutlery, pewter plates, powder horns, other useful & sundry items.    new 8/27/08

Pirates Coves Arms, Custom built muzzle loading pistols, circa 1600-1890
-For Discriminating Gentlemen, Pirates and Mountain Men- created by Stan Pietrucki.  info@piratescovearms.com  new 3/26/06

The Pirates Treasure, c/o Byron Personett, 3448 Parkwood Court, Hermitage, TN, 37076  Email: personett@aol.com , Phone: 1-(615)889-9766.  Swords, knives, daggers, polearms, guns and other weapons.

Popinjay's, Adam Williams, 42 Winter Street, Bangor, Maine 04401,  (207)945-4557,  9 AM to 1 AM,  adam@popinj.com
Cutlasses, rapiers, swords, daggers.

ReplicaGunsSwords.com, Larry Shelton, 131 Greenbriar Dr., West Monroe La. 71291, Toll Free 866-809-4867, Local 318-397-3489.  Many replica weapons.  Click "pirate" link on left to see many Pirate weapons:  swords, cutlasses, knives, daggers, flintlock rifles & pistols, blunderbuss, & cannons.  new 2/5/05

The Rifle Shoppe, 18420 E. Hefner, Jones, OK 73049, Ph. (405) 396-2583. An excellent source for the do-it-yerselfer to obtain flintlock pistol and rifle parts. Their catalog is crammed-full of historical information on a variety of 17th C. & 18th C. firearms - a definitive must-have fer any re-enactors bookshelf.  updated 1/16/05

Starfire Swords, 74 Railroad Ave., Spencer, NY 14883. (607) 589-7244. Hand-forged swords (boarding cutlass) and daggers.  starfire@starfireswords.com   updated 1/16/05

Sword & the Stone, 723 N. Victory Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502. (818) 562-6548. Swords, knives, leather goods (baldrics, scabbards, sword hangers), also jewelry, costumes, accessories. - custom orders. Bucket boots can be special ordered.. Tony Swatton, proprietor, is the creator of the hook for the movie "Hook", and many other movie & TV weapons and props. Visit the castle showroom - it must be seen to be believed. It's a museum of movie props, only all the props are for sale (see Zorro's sword, Ryker's razor from latest Star Trek movie, and many more). swatton@dslextreme.com   updated 1/16/05

SwordPlay, 64 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502. (818) 566-1777. Fencing set - foils, jackets, gloves, masks, & "how-to" video. Also video on "Stage Combat". Fencing studio.    updated 1/16/05

Thunder Ridge Muzzleloading, PO Box 4415, Woodland Park, CO, 80866, Phone (719) 687-6510,  thunder@thunder-ridge-muzzleloading.com  Good source for Pedersoli pistols.   updated 1/16/05

Tattershall Arms, Box 1215, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. (928) 774-1755. 16th and 17th Century firearms  updated 7/7/06

Track of the Wolf, 18308 Joplin Street N. W., Elk River, MN 55330-1773
(763)-633-2500,  Fax: 763-633-2550 Muzzleloaders & supplies, gun parts, books, patterns, blades, and more.

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