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 # 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 # 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 # 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.
ITEM # DR53 Early Rosette. Nice dug condition. Recovered
from Hanover Co, Va.
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 # 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.
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 # DR42 U.C.V. Confederate Reunion Medal. ( Macon Ga. ) 1912.
This one is missing the top bar.
ITEM # DR35 1859 Federal Cavalry Spur. Nice dug condition and patina. Remnants
of the rowel can still be seen. Recovered near Hopewell, Va.
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 # 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 # 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 # 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 # 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 # DR46 Schenkl Combination fuse. Great looking fuse dug and complete.
Nice addition to your dug Schenkl Shell or Artillery display.
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 # DR43 Dug Colt Revolver Nipple Wrench. Fair dug condition.
This will look great displayed with a dug Revolver.
Recovered from Berkeley Plantation, Va.
ITEM # DR50 Nice group of exploded Schenkl Shell Pieces.
Recovered from Bermuda Hundred, Va.
ITEM # DR36 Hotchkiss Brass Fuse Adapter for Case Shot Shells. Great
fuse with perfect threads. Dug in Dinwiddie Co, Va.
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 # 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 # DR49 Colt 44 Cal. Pistol Pocket Mold. Nice mold with sprue cutter
in place. Iron construction, comes complete with Bullet and
Ball. Mold is unmarked. These large caliber mold are scarce.
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 # DR24 Militia Cartridge Box Tin. Pre war tin in fair dug condition.
This one is missing two cartridge tubes. Recovered near
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