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 ITEM # DR420                       Large 1850 Era Officer's False Embroidered Artillery Hat Pin.
                                            Great condition, loaded with gold wash and non-dug. All
                                            attachment wires are still remaining. Great eye appeal !!!


 ITEM # DR419                          Carbine Sling Belt Tip. Nice looking Belt Tip still containing
                                               all four rivets and dark brown patina. Recovered near
                                               New Kent Court House, Va.


 ITEM # DR418               Springfield Musket Triangular Socket  Bayonet. Full length Bayonet in good dug
                                      condition. Recovered from the Union Camps near New Kent Court House, Va.


 ITEM # DR417                  Thick Heavy Cast ( Beveled Edge ) Frame Buckle. Excellent condition
                                         frame with nice dug patina, no defects or repairs. This Buckle is fresh
                                         out of a Pennsylvania Estate and may very well have seen the action
                                         at Gettysburg. 
                                         $650.00                                      Hold


 ITEM # DR416                   Parrott Zinc Time Fuse. Great condition. Not sure of the dig location
                                          on this one. Flange is marked with the W ( West Point Foundry ).


 ITEM # DR415                              Artillery Friction Primers. One still has the wire remaining.


 ITEM # DR414                          Brass heel Plate. This plate has the so-called Octagon pattern
                                               and is in nice dug condition. Recovered from Chesterfield, Va.


 ITEM # DR413                 Wreath portion to the C.S. two piece buckle. Untouched condition with
                                          a beautiful dug patina. This wreath is for the Bar Style Tongue also
                                          known as the Virginia Pattern. Dug in Dinwiddie Co, Va. Wreath will
                                          take the same style tongue as seem in DR381 where the bar runs
                                          completely across the disc.


 ITEM # DR412                                 Field Artillery Projectiles of the American Civil War.
                                                                              ( The Artillery Bible )
                                                             By Thomas S. Dickey and Peter C.George.
                                                       552 Pages of photo's & Information on Artillery Projectiles.
                                                       1993 Edition in excellent condition.

 ITEM # DR411                                Musket Percussion Caps. About one dozen caps
                                                    dug near New Kent Court House, Va.


 ITEM # DR410                       Regulation company hat number 6 or 9 in great dug condition.
                                            Stamp brass construction recovered from New Kent, Va.  


ITEM # DR409                               Large lead filled #8 recovered from a C.S.Camp in
                                                  New Kent Co, Va. Measures: 1 1/2'' = 1''.


 ITEM # DR408             1863 U.S.Navy Watercap Fuse. Whole and complete with wadding
                                     removed from the center. Recovered from Chester, Va in the 1970s.


 ITEM # DR407                           Dug Fork. Recovered from a small Federal Camp on the
                                                Jerusalem Plank Road near Petersburg, Va. Handle is
                                                missing the wood but in great shape.


 ITEM # DR406                    Buckle Snake. Large double headed snake for the English Import
                                           Snake Buckle like produced by Issac's & Campbell. Snake is in
                                           nice dug condition. Recovered from New Kent, Va.


 ITEM # DR405                 Good condition Heart Heel Plate. Recovered from New Kent, Va.


 ITEM # DR404                                      Allegheny Arsenal paper time fuse primers.
                                                          8 second, in a nice unopened package.


 ITEM # DR403                                        Large Artillery Style Rosette. Ornate style with
                                                          lead back. Recovered from Northern, Va.


 ITEM # DR402                            U.S. Buckle Hooks. The lead was often melted out of plates for
                                                 casting bullets when reserves were low leaving the hooks
                                                 behind. These were recovered from Hanover, Va.


 ITEM # DR401                     Large Musket Hammer. Recovered near Sayler's Creek, Battlefield.


 ITEM # DR400                     Civil war era watering bits. This type is called the ( Snaffle Bit ) and
                                            was  widely use during the war. The bottom bit is the standard size
                                            for the horse while the top bit is very large and most likely for an
                                            Ox or other large animal. These were recovered from the ( Namozine
                                            Road ) in Amelia Co, Va. This Route was heavily used by the
                                            retreating armies move westward.


 ITEM # DR399   
                      Colt 36 Caliber Pocket Pistol Mold. Good condition mold
                                                without breaks or repairs. Iron construction. This one
                                                is missing the sprue cutter. Complete with Bullet & Ball.


 ITEM # DR398                              Infantryman's Boot Heel Plate. Iron plate dug along the
                                                  ( Namozine Road ) in Amelia Co, Va. This road was
                                                   heavily used by the armies during the southern retreat.


 ITEM # DR397                               Sword belt Keeper. This one is a smaller variant and I
                                                    believe it may fit the State Plate.
                                                    Measures 52mm outside, 43mm inside, 14mm on hook.


 ITEM # DR396                                   Eagle sword belt keeper. Good condition with nice green patina.
                                                        Recovered from New Kent, Va.
                                                        Measures 54mm outside, 47.5mm inside, 15.5mm on hook.


 ITEM # DR395                          Portion of an Artillery Lead Base Sabot, Fuse Section and Zinc Fuse
                                               recovered by Lee Jackson on the Sayler's Creek Battlefield. Item's
                                               shipped in a Riker display case.


 ITEM # DR391                           Federal Poncho Hook. Great gold and condition on this hook
                                                without repairs. These are scarce to recover anymore. This
                                                one was dug near Winchester, Va.


 ITEM # DR390                               Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Plate has a full lead back with
                                                    both rust free hooks and is in overall nice condition.
                                                    Patina is a mixed green-brown and I do believe this one
                                                    may clean up a little better. Dug in New Kent, Va.
                                                    $175.00  Reduced   $155.00


 ITEM # DR389                             Eagle Breast Plate. Good condition plate with smooth face
                                                  and still retains a good solid back. Plate is missing hooks.
                                                  Plate was dug in New Kent, Va.
                                                  $125.00  Reduced  $105.00


 ITEM # DR388                           U.S.Cartridge Box Plate. This plate is in fair condition with
                                                the mixed green-brown patina & full lead back. There is a
                                                small diggers mark to the bottom right. Overall good plate.
                                                Recovered from New Kent, Va.
                                                $125.00  Reduced  $105.00


 ITEM # DR387  
                            U.S.Cartridge Box Plate. Nice condition plate with full
                                                    lead back and dark patina. Plate is missing hooks.
                                                    Recovered from New Kent, Va.
                                                    $175.00  Reduced  $155.00

 ITEM # DR385                   Large size ( Wish Bone ) Fork Tongue Buckle. Nice condition buckle
                                          without defects or repairs. Recovered near Yorktown, Va.
                                          $875.00      Reduced    $775.00


 ITEM # DR382                          Confederate Snake Buckle. Issac's & Campbell import
                                               in excellent dug condition. This one has got to be the
                                               nicest that I have seen. Dug together with keeper.
                                               Large style with great patina and eye appeal. Buckle
                                               was recovered from a in Quinton, Va.
                                               $750.00      Reduced     $695.00


 ITEM # DR381                               Confederate 2 Piece Sword Belt Tongue & Wreath Buckle.
                                                    Nice condition buckle dug together by Denis Pemberton
                                                    from a Hospital Site located in Charles City Co, Va. Likely
                                                    left behind during the 1862 Cavalry Engagement.
                                                    $2150.00        Reduced       $1950.00


 ITEM # DR379                          Double End Candle Holder. These holders were designed to
                                                be used vertical or horizontal. Neat little camp item. This one
                                                is missing the stem and likely why discarded. Recovered from
                                                Berkeley Plantation.


 ITEM # DR378                  Federal Cavalry Spur. I have seen spurs used to make many items
                                         and were often used for (pot hooks) which seems to have been the
                                         case here.This one was broken while being altered and both pieces
                                         recovered together. Dug near Winchester, Va.


ITEM # DR377                             Items recovered from the Battle of Drewry's Bluff. Consisting of
                                                 a Carpet Bag Lock, Soldiers Pocket Knife & Powder Flask Top.
                                                 All in good dug condition. Shipped in a Riker Display Case.


 ITEM # DR375                            Schenkl Shell. Fuse, Fuse Cap, and Side section of an
                                                  Exploded Shell. Recovered from Bermuda Hundred, Va.


 ITEM # DR373                                    Regimental # 4. Excellent regulation size number without
                                                       defects or repairs.


 ITEM # DR372                            Company Letter K. This one has minor edge flaking to the
                                                  top but is unbroken and hard to get in this condition. Dug
                                                  in the Fredericksburg area.


 ITEM # DR371                                     Federal Cavalry Sword Hanger. Dug in Hanover, Va
                                                          near McClellan's Headquarters.


 ITEM # DR369                        Early Shoe Buckle. Dug in outstanding condition without defects
                                              or repairs. This style will date about 1750-1800. Recovered
                                              from Dinwiddie Co, Va. Buckle measures about 4'' in length.


 ITEM # DR366                      Federal Rooster Neck Spur. This is the variant with the Gutter.
                                           Recovered from New Kent, Va. by Bruce Deem.


 ITEM # DR364                                 1858 Smooth Side Canteen. Nice non-excavated
                                                    condition with only minor bumps and bruises.
                                                    Complete with chain and stopper. This one is


 ITEM # DR363                                      Bridle Rosette with a nice Ornate look and lots of
                                                          silver wash. Sportsman style with what appears
                                                          to be an Antelope on the face. Pewter Rosette
                                                          and still has the attachment staple in place.
                                                          Recovered from near Winchester, Va.


 ITEM # DR362                       Federal Shoulder Belt Plate. Missing hooks and showing signs
                                             of heavy usage this plate is in overall good condition with a
                                             clear face and most of it's lead back intact. Plate was recovered
                                             from a Union Camp on the outskirts of Bermuda Hundred.


 ITEM # DR360            6th Plate Image. U.S. Officer in full length coat with stripes, U.S. Buckle
                                    and Shoulder Belt with Plate. Photo and Gutta - Percha case are in
                                    very nice condition. Photo shows some glare due to lighting.


ITEM # DR359                            Dug U.S. Bridle Rosette. Excellent condition with a smooth face
                                                and full lead back. Recovered from a camp of Gen. Warren
                                                along the route of his Railroad Destruction near Emporia, Va.


 ITEM # DR357                             Regulation Company Letter E. Nice condition without
                                                  any repairs. Recovered near Brooke Station, Va.


 ITEM # DR354                        Bullet in Wood. 3 Ring Bullet nestled in a slab of ( Heart Pine ).
                                              Recovered from the Battle of Dinwiddie Court House, Va. This
                                              was one of the last Battles fought in this Theater. March, 1865.


 ITEM # DR353                                U.C.V. Confederate Reunion Medal ( Macon, Ga. ) 1912.
                                                    This one is missing the top bar.


 ITEM # DR352               U.S. C.S. Snake Buckle. Most likely a British import smuggled through
                                       the Blockade for Confederate usage. This one is the large size and
                                       is in nice condition without cracks, breaks or repairs. Buckle was
                                       recovered from Spring Hill, Tennessee.



 ITEM # DR351                            U.S  C.S. Solid Shot. Ball was dug by Adam Bond in a C.S.
                                                 camp near Tomahawk Church, VA. This was a camp of the retreating
                                                 Southern Army on the route to Amelia Courthouse, Va.  Nice condition.
                                                 Shot weights about 4 3/4 Lbs.


 ITEM # DR345                       Bullet in Wood. Dug near Five Forks, Va. Bullet has one groove visible
                                            near the wood edge and appears to be a Williams Type 3 Cleaner. It
                                            has a nice entry hole on the reverse.


 ITEM # DR343                     Soldier's candle holder in great condition. This is a style seldon seen
                                           and scarce to come by. I do not have a dig location on this piece.
                                           These are not often found with stem intact on any style.


 ITEM # DR342                  1/9 Plate Ambro type of what appears to be a Dragoon or Artilleryman in full
                                       uniform. Epaulettes, Eagle Buckle and a fat Colt in his belt. Case has 
                                       minor scuffing to the edges. Great full case Ambro type.


 ITEM # DR340           1864 Frankford Arsenal 5 Second Fuzes. Unopened and in great condition.
                                   There is some scuffing to one corner as can be seen in the photo's. Nice !!


 ITEM # DR339                                 Grouping of Artillery Canister Shot. Recovered around the
                                                     Petersburg, Va area. Shot range from 42 to 17 mm.


ITEM # DR338                                                  This One Saw The Cannons
                                               Battle weary large size Confederate Fork Tongue Buckle.
                                                As dug, dirt covered buckle with great eye appeal.
                                                There is a small piece of the fork snapped off that 
                                                appears to be from over stress of use. Buckle has no
                                                cracks, bends or repairs. Verbal provenance on this
                                                buckle is Middle Tennessee. It surely has the look of
                                                being in the action.


 ITEM # DR337                                 Pewter Whistle. These were often used by instructors
                                                      during march and training excercise. Most that I
                                                      have found have the stem broken off missing the loop.
                                                      This one is whole, in excellent condition.
                                                      Recovery location unknown. measures 2'' in lenght.



 ITEM # DR329                                Artillery Friction Primer. Good dug condition with the wire
                                                    intact. Dug near ( Fort Darling ) Drewry's Bluff Battlefield
                                                    located on the James near Richmond, Va.


 ITEM # DR328                                Bracelet  or Anklet recovered from an early Slave Quarters
                                                     in Surry Co, Va. Brass construction with an Ornate design
                                                     around the outer edge. Measures 65mm / 2 5/8''


 ITEM # DR324                              Regulation Company Letter. These Cavalry letters are the rarest
                                                  of all and are very scarce to come by. Verbal provenance on this
                                                  one is near Fredericksburg, Va. Excellent example without any
                                                  problems or repairs. This letter is almost never up for purchase.


 ITEM # DR323                             Dug Bullet Extractor. Nice worm recovered from Petersburg, Va.


 ITEM # DR321                         1855 Riflemen's Buckle in great condition. Verbal provinance is
                                               Caroline Co, Va. and was dug complete. Very nice belt plate.
                                               $575.00                            Hold


 ITEM # DR320                                  Regulation Company Letter H. This letter is in great condition
                                                      without cracks or repairs. These are most often broken when 
                                                      found. Excellent example. Dug near Brooke Station, Va.


 ITEM # DR316                     1859 Federal Rooster Neck Spur. Excellent spur with a nice chocolate
                                           brown patina. This is the style with the ' Foliate ' design on the back.
                                           Recovered from Winchester, Va.


 ITEM # DR306                                  Springfield bayonet in good condition with only a light
                                                      surface rust. Most likely an early pickup or barn find. 
                                                      It is complete and has a clear U.S. stamp.


 ITEM # DR304                        U.S.Buckle. Nice buckle that has had the sides rolled under.
                                             All hooks and lead back are still remaining. Buckle was dug
                                             at the Battle of Peebles Farm in Dinwiddie Co, Va.


 ITEM # DR303              Federal Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Very Nice!. Plate has a dark chocolate brown
                                     patina with both hooks and no issues. Back has been treated with polyurethane
                                     which seems to be the norm with the early hunters. Dug in Stafford, Va.


 ITEM # DR302                          Cavalry Cross Sabers Insignia. Nice insignia with a dark brown
                                               patina. This one has no repairs and are hard to come by in this
                                               condition anymore.


 ITEM # DR299                       Cavalry Spur dug from an East Tennessee camp with the most
                                              beautiful dark green woods dug patina one can imagine. This
                                              style is a variant to the Federal Rooster Neck Spur. Nice!!.
                                              Spur measures 3 1/2 - 4 1/2.


 ITEM # DR298                           Dug Poncho Hook. Nice condition hook from the
                                                 Drewry's Bluff Battlefield ( Private Property )
                                                 These are becoming very hard to find anymore.


 ITEM # DR296               Coin Silver I.D. Badge. Recovered by Robert Goodwyn from Petersburg, Va.
                                      Pvt. John Good Co H 87th P.V.I.


 ITEM # DR293                  U.S. Model 1859 Horse Bridle Bit. This one appears to be a barn find or
                                        early Battlefield pickup and is in very fine condition. Nice black-green
                                        patina on the bosses with excellent metal through-out and bares the
                                        makers name A. Barclay. Alexander Barclay produced Bits and Spurs
                                        from 1842 until 1860.


 ITEM # DR292                      Excavated Cavalry ( Fat Lady ) Curry Comb. This one is in
                                            nice condition and still has the manufacturers brass seal
                                            which is most often missing. Recovered from Northern, Va.
                                            Seal reads ( I.Carpenter,  New York.  #102 over the
                                            Federal Eagle and Warranted below ).


 ITEM # DR285                    Carbine Sling Buckle and Belt tip. Buckle has some ground action
                                           but is a good condition piece. No breaks or repairs. Tip was not
                                           dug together but is a good match. Recovered by Tommy Smith
                                           in Charles City, Va.


 ITEM # DR282                         Early Ornate Stirrup. Nice condition stirrup recovered from 
                                             King & Queen, Va. Most likely silvered at one time. 


 ITEM # DR273     
              Medical Syringe. Often used in the field this Pewter Syringe is
                                          in good condition and has a moving plunger. These are not
                                          very often excavated. This one was dug in Petersburg, Va.
                                          Measures about 3 1/4'' in length


 ITEM # DR270                         Confederate Saddle Shield. This is the unmarked version of 
                                                the style often embossed with CS. Nice dug condition.
                                                Shield measures 2'' = 1 1/2''.


 ITEM # DR241                            Grouping of civil war period marbles. Early hand made and
                                                painted clay marbles. These items will make a nice 
                                                addition to the civil war collection.


 ITEM # DR240                   U.S.Bridle Rosette. This bridle boss was recovered near Manassas, Va.
                                           Nice U.S. Cavalry artifact.


 ITEM # DR228                                 U.S. Bridle Rosette. This style has the lead back.
                                                          Recovered from  Richmond, Va.
                                                          $35.00                                             30mm


 ITEM # DR206                       ( Baby )  U.S. Buckle. This buckle is in good overall condition and
                                              has one hook remaining. Recovered from Hanover, Va.


 ITEM # DR152                   RARE Medium size fork tongue ( Wish Bone ) Buckle. This buckle has a
                                           green dug patina without defects or repairs. Rarer than the so called
                                           Baby Fork Tongue in my opinion. This one was recovered from
                                           Fredericksburg, Va. A must have for any collection.

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