ITEM # DR2                                          Large 1850's era Officer's False Embroidered Artillery Hat Pin.

                                                               Great condition, Blazing Yellow Gold and non-dug. All attachment

                                                                wires are still remaining. Great looking Insignia.


ITEM # DR43                                     Dug Colt Revolver Nipple Wrench. Fair dug condition.

                                                            This will look great displayed with a dug Revolver.

                                                            Recovered from Berkeley Plantation, Va.


ITEM # DR11                              Richmond Arsenal C.S. Sword Belt Wreath. Great looking wreath without                                                                                defects or repairs. Recovered from Dinwiddie Co, Va.


ITEM # DR52                        1858 Smooth Side Canteen. Nice looking canteen with chain & stopper.

                                               Canteen has some light service dings with missing strap and cover.

                                                Overall great condition.


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ITEM # DR13                                 U.S. 1859 Horse Bridle Bit. This one appears to be an early Battlefield

                                                        pick-up and is in very fine condition. Nice patina on the bosses with

                                                        excellent metal throughout and bares the makers name. A. Barclay.

                                                        Alexander Barclay produced Bits & Spurs from 1842 until 1860.


ITEM # DR50                                                    Nice group of exploded Schenkl Shell Pieces.

                                                                           Recovered from Bermuda Hundred, Va.


ITEM # DR54                              U.S. C.S. Cavalry Spur variant. Great looking spur with a really nice

                                                      woods dug dark green patina. Recovered from East Tennessee.


ITEM # DR37                                  U.S. Belt plate. Small size or ( Baby  U.S. ) in good dug condition.

                                                        Buckle is missing one hook but overall nice shape. Recovered in

                                                        an 1864 camp at Bermuda Hundred, Va.


ITEM # DR49                                    Colt 44 Cal. Revolver Pocket Mold. Nice mold with sprue cutter

                                                           in place. Iron construction, comes complete with Bullet and

                                                           Ball. Mold is unmarked. These large caliber molds are scarce.



ITEM # DRI7                                 Large size Forked Tongue  'Wish Bone'  Buckle.  As dug, dirt covered

                                                       buckle with great eye appeal.  No breaks, or repairs. Nice C.S.

                                                       buckle. Recovered near Middle, Tennessee.



ITEM # DR15                                 U.S. C.S. Snake Buckle. Most likely a British import smuggled through

                                                        the Blockade for Confederate usage. Verbal provenance  on this one

                                                        states it was recovered from a low area near Spring Hill, TN. Buckle

                                                        does have some ground action. Dug complete and no repairs.



ITEM # DR36                                  Hotchkiss Brass Fuse Adapter for Case Shot Shells. Great

                                                         fuse with perfect threads. Dug in Dinwiddie Co, Va.



ITEM # DR46                              Schenkl Combination fuse. Great looking fuse dug and complete.

                                                     Nice addition to your dug Schenkl Shell or Artillery display.


ITEM # DR42                                       U.C.V. Confederate Reunion Medal. ( Macon Ga. ) 1912.

                                                              This one is missing the top bar.


ITEM # DR32                                Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Good looking plate with chocolate brown

                                                       patina, both hooks and no issues. The back has been coated with

                                                       polyurethane which seems to have been the norm with early hunters.

                                                       Dug in Stafford Co, Va.


ITEM # DR41                                1859 Artillery Bridle Bit in great dug condition. This one has been

                                                       cut down an altered into a short bit. Likely done by a southern

                                                       trooper of the Confederate Cavalry. Dug near Brandy Station, Va.


ITEM # DR60                                          Springfield Bayonet Scabbard Tip. Nice condition. Dug Near

                                                                 Charles City Court House, Va.


ITEM # DR8                                        Regulation Company Letter 'E'. Nice dug condition without

                                                             breaks, bends or repairs. Recovered near Brooke Station.


ITEM # DR26                                       U.S.Cartridge Box Plate. Good looking plate with smooth

                                                              face , full lead back and both hooks. There is a very slight 

                                                              curve on the left end. Recovered from Charles City, Va.


ITEM # DR35                            1859 Federal Cavalry Spur. Nice dug condition and patina. Remnants 

                                                    of the rowel can still be seen. Recovered near Hopewell, Va.


ITEM # DR39                                       Federal Poncho Hook or Cape Clasp. Nice dug condition

                                                              and still retains it's iron hook. It is becoming very scarce

                                                              to dig these like this anymore. Dug at Drewry's Bluff, Va.



ITEM # DR40                                   Large size ( Heart ) Boot Heel Plate. Nice dug condition and stippled.


ITEM # DR30                          Eagle shoulder belt plate. Good looking plate with both hooks and

                                                 the mark of W.H.Smith/ Brooklyn. Plate has a full lead back and

                                                 recovered from Charles City, Va.


ITEM # DR31                             Candle Stick Holder. These holders would have been pushed into

                                                    the ground or driven into wood for lighting up a soldier's tent.

                                                    Much needed for camp life. Recovered near Antietam, Maryland.



ITEM # DR57                           58 Cal. Springfield or Contract Musket Bayonet. Early pickup or barn find.

                                                  Bayonet has a very light rust look and still contains the Lock Ring & Screw.

                                                  Great condition. Out of a Northern Va, Estate.


ITEM # DR44                                     Federal Cavalry U.S. Bridle Rosette. Fair example Rosette with lead

                                                            back and nice dug patina. Recovered near Trevilian Station, Va.



ITEM # DR61                                          Parrott Time Fuse Adapter With Flange. Great condition.


ITEM # DR48                                        Cavalry Stirrup. Ornate design and great dug condition.

                                                               Recovered near King & Queen Courthouse, Va.


ITEM # DR65                                      Infantryman's Boot Heel Plate. Heavy cast Iron plate in good condition

                                                             recovered from the Namozine Road. This route is located in Amelia Co

                                                             and was used by Lee's Retreating Army. 


ITEM # DR23                                                   Four Brass Borman Fuse Under - Plugs. These were

                                                                          recovered from the Richmond & Petersburg areas.

                                                                          $10.00 Each


ITEM # DR53                                               Early Rosette. Nice dug condition. Recovered

                                                                      from Hanover Co, Va.



ITEM # DR4                                     Pewter Whistle. These were often used by instructors during march

                                                          and training exercise. Most that I have found are broken missing

                                                          the stem. This one is complete and in excellent dug condition.

                                                          Recovered from Northern, Va. Measures 2'' in length.


   ITEM # DR51                                   Confederate Saddle Shield. This is the style often found embossed 

                                                             with the letters C.S. This one is unmarked. Recovered near the

                                                             Battle of Hatcher's Run. Dinwiddie Co, Va.  Measures 2'' = 1 1/2''.


ITEM # DR62                            Grouping of items dug in ( Trash Pits ) along the lines occupied by the

                                                    U.S. VI Corps during the siege of  Petersburg, Va. Items consist of

                                                    one Fork, Eagle Infanrty Button, Pipe Bowl & Portion of Cap Box.


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ITEM # DR47                                      Confederate Time Fuse Adapter For Rifled Projectile .

                                                             This one has a scratch down the threads but will not

                                                             interfere with inserting it into a shell . Nice Fuse !


ITEM # DR64                                      U.S. Buckle Hooks. These are the arrow hook variant and are

                                                             in nice dug condition. They are often dug in C.S. camps and

                                                             are often the result of melting out plates for lead to field cast

                                                             bullets when ammunition is low. Unfortunately these were

                                                             dug in a Federal Camp near Fredericksburg, Va.     Neat Relic !


ITEM # DR1                                           U.S. Belt Plate. Battle weary plate in good condition minus                                                                                                             bumps and bruises. The sides have been rolled over.                                                                                                                       Recovered from the Battle of Peebles's Farm Petersburg,Va.                                                                                                           Sold

ITEM # DR59                           Early Sportsman style Rosette. This one appears to have an Antelope Bust

                                                  on the front with lead field back and staple in place. Lots of silver wash.

                                                  Recovered from North Anna, Va.


ITEM # DR24                                      Militia Cartridge Box Tin. Pre war tin in fair dug condition.

                                                             This one is missing two cartridge tubes. Recovered near

                                                             Winchester, Va.