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ITEM # N137 Frankford Arsenal 1864 5 Second Fuzes. Package is unopened
and in great condition.
ITEM # N157 " Blow Thru ". Neat looking bullet and likely C.S. Weak castings
would cause the bullet to Blow Out the end. This is mostly seen
in confederate bullets. Dug by Lee Jackson, Sayler's Creek, Va.
ITEM # N156 Floral Buttons. Buttons were dug in a confederate position near
Sayler's Creek Battlefield by Lee Jackson. Heavy stamped brass
buttons with nice dug patina.
$35.00 Each 23mm
ITEM # N90 Confederate Large Size ' Wishbone ' Belt Buckle. Also known as the
' Fork Tongue ' in excellent dug condition. Beautiful dark green
patina without defects or repairs of any kind. Great example dug
by David Manuel in Richmond, Va.
ITEM # N143 1 3/4 Inch Artillery Grape Shot. Recovered from The Battle of Sayler's Creek.
ITEM # N28 Portion of the Confederate ( Issacs & Campbell ) Two Piece
Knap-Sack Hook. This one is in good shape with no repairs.
Recovered from Henrico, Va. Part of the Seven Day's Action.
ITEM # N102 Brass Pocket Pistol Mold. Nice ( Dug Condition ) Pistol mold in what
appears to be about 31 Cal. Untouched, Uncleaned, As dug, Double
Cavity Mold. Unsure if mold is marked. Recovered by Bruce Deem
in a camp near Charles City Court House, Va. This piece will make a
nice addition to a Dug Revolver display.
ITEM # N51 Springfield Musket Lock Plate. Nice condition Lock & Hammer
recovered off the Richmond Road in Amelia Co, Va.
Plate has been cleaned and coated ready for display.
ITEM # N62 Triple Marked Pistol Cartridge Box. Box has some flaking to the outer cover
but leather remains very pliable with tight stitching and rivets. This one is
marked ( J.Davy & Co Newark, N.J. T.J.Shepard and U.S. ) Nice Box.
ITEM # N111 Brass Soldier's Wedding Band. This band was recovered from a
New York ' Camp near New Kent Court House, Va.
ITEM # N70 Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate with solid back
and hooks. Early recovery from Malvern Hill, Va.
ITEM # N151 Engineer Dividers. This is one you don't see often and are in great
dug condition. Recovered near Brooke Station, Va.
ITEM # N159 North Carolina ( SUN BURST ) Coat Button. Lots of Silver Wash
and really nice example. Missing shank, provenance unknown.
ITEM # N34 Dug ( Fat Lady ) Curry Comb. This one is in good dug condition and
still has the manufacturers brass seal intact. Seal reads
( I.Carpenter, New York. #102 over the Eagle and Warranted below ).
Dug in Northern, Va.
ITEM # N118 Austrian Gun Tool. Recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.
Nice dug condition.
ITEM # N77 U.C.V. Reunion Medal. Macon Georgia 1912. Great condition.
ITEM # N99 Musket Mainspring Vise. Vise was recovered from an early New York
camp near New Kent Court House, Va. These were issued and carried
by the Sergeant of the company. Vise is froze in place.
ITEM # N58 Confederate Infantry Script 'I' Button. Sweet example without repairs
of any kind. This is the small Kepi size button. Recovered from
North Anna, Va 2000. Backmark: ''Treble Rich / Standard''.
$200.00 Reduced $170.00 13.5 mm
ITEM # N129 Federal Shoulder Belt Plate, New York Coat Button and a
General Service Cuff Button displayed in a nice Wood Case.
These were recovered along the route of Gen.John Fosters
1862 Raid, Kinston,NC.
ITEM # N113 Excavated North Carolina Militia Button. Great button loaded with
silver wash. Button was recovered from a Confederate Picket Post
on the Black Water River. Southampton, Va. Shank is missing.
Many of these River Crossings were Picketed during the
( Siege Of Suffolk, 1863 ).
ITEM # N18 Federal Hotchkiss Percussion Fuse. This one is in nice shape
with good threads. Recovered from Chesterfield Co, Va.
ITEM # N32 Federal Cavalry Spur. I have seen these spurs altered into many
different objects. This one appears to have been worked into a
( Pot Hook ) and was broken in the process . Both pieces were
dug in the same camp near Hopewell, Va.
ITEM # N117 Leather Punch or ' Tool ' used for field repair of leather items from Belts, Bridles
and most every other item needing repair. Tool is in great dug con -
dition. Recovered in the Winchester, Va area.
ITEM # N67 Springfield or Contract Musket Lock & Hammer Assembly.
Good looking Rifle Lock Plate in solid condition. This one
was dug near Charles City Court House, Va.
ITEM # N150 Federal General Service Eagle Button. Button is really nice.
Recovered from a Federal Cavalry Camp in King William,Va.
Shipped in a Riker display case.
ITEM # N120 U.S.Cartridge box Plate. Another nice plate with full lead back and smooth face.
This one is missing the iron hook's. Recovered from the Seven Day's Battle's by
$125.00 Reduced $100.00
ITEM # N56 Federal Hotchkiss Percussion Fuse. Fuse has some damage to
flange. Threads are good and can be inserted. Recovered from
Chesterfield Co, Va.
ITEM # N85 Large Floral Cavalry Rosette. Recovered from a C.S.Cavalry camp located
near Brandy Station, Va. Rosette still has the staple in place.
ITEM # N164 100 Dug Flat or Coin Buttons. All have shanks and recovered by
Lester Roberts from Military Camps and Home Sites in the
Richmond, Va area.
ITEM # N128 Pad Lock. Early lock in really nice condition. I have dug several of
these over the years but most not in this nice of condition. Very
light iron build-up and relatively smooth. Recovered from a
Federal Camp in New Kent Co, Va.
ITEM # N78 Maryland Militia Coat button. Great button with the scarce * Canfield. Bro & Co. Baltimore *.
back mark. This button was crimped off center during production and has some slight
movement between the face and back. This is common with some manufacturers. Button
is solid and very hard to get.
ITEM # N29 Regiment or Company Stencils. This pair was recovered near
White House Landing, Va. Stencils can be seen on P.140 of
( Excavated Artifacts of The Civil War ' by Stanley S. Phillips. )
Stencils measure 3" Tall.
ITEM # N3 1864 Naval Watercap Fuse with ' N.Y ' Stamp. Uncommon fuse. N.Y.
representing 'New York Depot' scarcer example of this 1864 fuse.
Fuse has a small push to the top flange but nice condition.
ITEM # N59 A.V.C. Militia Coat Button. Great condition with lots of gold wash. Problem free button with the scarce mark of ( Jas. Corning / Mobile ). James Conning
produced buttons from 1860 - 1861. This example has the misspelled Die
that reads ( Corning ). Great example and Southern Made.
ITEM # N38 Eagle Head Sword Pommel. These usually run from about 1812
to 1840s. Pommel is in great dug condition and will make a great
display piece. Dug in New Kent, Va by Denis Pemberton.
ITEM # N48 Snake Portion to an English Snake Buckle. I believe most of these
were imports for confederate usage but are known to have been
used by both armies. This one shows signs of heavy wear and is
the Single Head with scales pattern throughout. Nice condition.
ITEM # N96 Model 1840 '' Wristbreaker '' Cavalry Saber By Horstmann & Sons Of Philadelphia.
Great looking sword with full length blade free of nicks and is the High Grade
Officer's style with original engraving on each side with extensive Floral & Patriotic
designs. The grip and wire are present but appear to have been rewraped way
back during the war. About 90% of the leather is present and the ancient copper
wire wrap is still accounted for. The guard and pommel have a fine dark patina. It
is accompanied by the original scabbard that fits like a glove. There is a dent about
half way down the scabbard and the joint seam has separated slightly. This piece
has been carefully examined and is considered to be authentic in all regards.
$1,350.00 Sale $1150.00 or Best Reasonable Offer.
ITEM # N162 U.S. Non Commissioned Officer's Plate. Great looking plate with all
hooks intact and really nice dug condition. Smooth face and full lead
back. Plate was recovered many years ago from the Union Camps
near Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N2 Federal 1859 Cavalry Spur. Spur has damage to the right shank and
likely why discarded. Partial rowel intact. Overall good condition.
Recovered from the Seven Day's Battles. Henrico, Va.
ITEM # N53 Lock and Hammer assembly for the New Model Sharps Carbine.
Scarce Lockplate. Recovered west of Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # N88 Iron Stud U.S.Buckle. Scarce buckle and not encountered often.
Recovered near White House Landing,Va. Buckle has iron studs
full lead back and section of Belt Leather remaining. Nice !!.
ITEM # N57 North Carolina Militia Coat Button. Great eye appeal with lots of
silver wash and no monkey business. Dug in Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N106 Confederate ( Georgia Frame ) Waist Belt Plate. Excellent condition plate with
great patina and no problems of any kind. This one has a nice green patina
and is a great example. Sweet !!!.
ITEM # N166 Decorative Tin. Plate appears to have been part of a Tobacco Tin.
Depicts Man & Goat scene. Neat Civil War item. This will display
nicely with a Sportsman button group.
ITEM # N23 Warman's Civil War Weapons by Graham Smith. 250 + pages
of Photo's & Information on weapons of the civil war. Book
is in excellent condition.
$30.00 Reduced $20.00
ITEM # N119 U.S.Cartridge Box Plate. Nice excavated plate with full lead back and
both hooks .Recovered by Denis Pemberton at one of the
Seven Day's Battlefields.
$200.00 Reduced $160.00
ITEM # N36 U.S. C.S. Side Knife. Blacksmith made side knife with hardwood
handle and brass ferrule. Rasp teeth are still visible in the blade.
Knife is clean and likely an attic recovery.
Measuring 12'' overall with a 7'' blade.
ITEM # N16 Federal Picket Pin. Good dug condition with minimal pitting to the metal.
This is the style with the fixed ring that will not move down the pin.
Recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N155 U.S.Navy ( Pepper ). This is a Rare & Scarce Bottle. I have had one of these
in 25 years. Not sure if this is a Water or Pit recovery but is in really nice
condition. Verbal provenance of Norfolk, Va. Bottle stands 6" tall.
ITEM # N45 1/6 Plate Ambro Type of what appears to be a U.S. Dragoon or Artilleryman in
Uniform with Shoulder Scales, Eagle Buckle and a Fat Colt in His Belt. One
bad looking cat. All appear to be in Good to Very Good condition.
ITEM # N160 " Triple Marked " Cavalry Carbine Sling Buckle. Nice dark plate and
a really good strike. The tongue's are froze in place. Recovered from
ITEM # N55 U.S. / C.S. Cavalry Stirrup. This one has great metal and is in super nice
condition. It has been cleaned and coated. Dug in Winchester, Va.
ITEM #N144 Artillery Ball & Shell Fragments recovered from Sayler's Creek, Va.
Fragments measure about 3" to 4".
ITEM # N110 Federal Cartridge Box Plate. Nice looking plate with most of the
lead back and still retains the attachment hooks. Plate has
some minor iron bleed threw on the S. Good plate recovered
a C.S. Camp in Louisa Co, Va.
ITEM # N46 Federal Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Fair plate with most of the lead back,
smooth front and good detail. Dug near Charles City C.H, Va.
ITEM # N22 This One Screams Confederate. Large dug ' Clip Point ' Bowie.
Large clip point blade with the look of being Blacksmith made.
Knife measures near 15" overall with a 9 1/2" blade. Brass
cross piece with an ornate style design. Bowie was recovered
from Winchester, Va.
ITEM # N148 Carbine Sling Buckle. Great looking ( Double Marked ) Buckle. Recovered
near Fredericksburg, Va this one has a stamp you can see from across
the room and a nice dug patina. Buckle is marked
( E.Gaylord Chicopee Mass & T.J.Shepard ).
ITEM # N95 BULLET IN WOOD or based on the size of this piece also referred to as
a War Log. Measuring 35'' x 5'' and has a Three Ring Bullet embedded
on the left side. Weather there are more has not been determined.
Mounted on the front of the wood reads ( Bullet Embedded In Section
Of Tree From The Wilderness Va Battlefield / May 5-6 1864. ) This item
is out of the Robert Jones Collection. MR. Jones is the Owner & Operater
of the ' Yankee Rebel Antiques ' and author of several Civil War Books
including ( The Civil War Soldier ) & ( The Civil War Canteen ) to mention
a few. You may surly want to check out his site.
ITEM # N147 Navy 1 Piece. Button has been shanked into the Eagle & Shield.
Neat early Navy. Recovered from Hanover, Va.
ITEM # N161 Confederate Cavalry Frame. Great looking Frame Buckle. Nice woods dug
Green Patina without defects of any kind. Buckle is figure VIII-4 in Plates
and Buckles of the American Military by Sydney Kerksis. Plate is the Thin
Style and the rarest of these Plates. Dug near Bovina, Miss.
ITEM # N158 Confederate Button Group. North Carolina Militia and a pair of
Infantry Coat buttons. All in poor condition but authentic to the
American Civil War. Recovered from the ( Seven Day's Battles )
by Lester Roberts.
ITEM # N63 Artillery Cannon Primer. These neat little item's were used to fire
a cannon. Recovered near ( Parker's Battery ) Chesterfield, Va.
ITEM # N76 U.C.V. Reunion Badge. Houston Texas 1920. Nice condition.
ITEM # N154 Grouping of Pack Hooks, Rivets and Musket Sling Hook dug
by Lee Jackson near the Battle of Sayler's Creek, Va.
ITEM # N105 Coin Silver 'I'D Shield.( Pvt. J. Good H Co 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry ).
John Good Enlisted Sept 19, 1861 in York Pennsylvania
at the age of 19. Discharged Oct 14, 1864 Expiration Of Term.
Noted Engagements : Mine Run, Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Petersburg,
Winchester and others. Recovered by Robert Goodwyn in Petersburg, Va.
The attachment pin is missing. Post War info has not been pursued.
John Good survived the War for 3 years and would surly have stories to tell.
ITEM # N61 Confederate Cavalry Spur. Great looking spur dug in New Kent, Va
by Denis Pemberton. Spur has a nice green woods dug patina.
$200.00 Reduced $150.00
ITEM # N149 4 LB. Solid Shot. Most of these shot will Pre-Date the war.
This one was recovered by Adam Bond in one of the late
war C.S. Retreat Camps in Chesterfield Co, Va.
ITEM # N39 1812 Officer's Artillery. Button is in outstanding condition without defects
or repairs of any kind. Coat size button and dug with shank. Sweet !!
Recovered from Trader's Hill.
ITEM # N10 Double Cavity ( Round Ball ) Pistol Mold. This one appears to be about
36 & 31Caliber.Mold is in excellent condition. Out of an Orange Co, Va
ITEM # N20 * Southern Cross Of Honor * Great condition with a nice aged
patina. Badge is unmarked. Attachment pin remains in place.
ITEM # N72 Confederate " Baby Size Wishbone " Frame Buckle. Scarce buckle, and great
dug patina. Recovered from a C.S. Infantry Camp in New Kent Co, Va.
No breaks or repairs
ITEM # N26 '' C.S. Fighting Knife.'' Great looking Bone Handle Bowie in dug condition.
Knife has had light restoration to the Bone Handle to prevent movement
and is solid and sturdy. Bowie measures 15'' overall with a 9'' ' Clip Point '
Blade. Knife still retains it's Cross Guard & Ferrule. Verbal provenance is
recovered in the 1970s near Locust Grove, Va.
ITEM # N75 U.C.V Medal. 1906 New Orleans. Nice condition, missing pin.
ITEM # N141 1/2 Inch Artillery Grape Shot. Recovered from the Battle of Sayler's Creek.
ITEM # N112 Token ' Thomas White 1863 ' 13 & 14 Abattoir Place, West 39th St. NY.
ITEM # N41 U.S. / C.S. Artillery Hammer. This is the short handle variant measuring
8 1/2'' overall and the style mostly dug in confederate sites. Nice condition
with moderate signs of use. Recovered near Trevilian Station, Va.
ITEM # N79 U.C.V. Badge. Atlanta, Ga. 1919. Badge displays Gen. J.B.Gordon
on Horse. Great condition.
ITEM # N165 U.S. General Service Eagle buttons. 10 Coat & 10 Cuff size buttons
all in good dug condition with shanks. Recovered Richmond, Va
by Lester Roberts.
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Select Item's On This Page Have Been Reduced. Consignor Wants Them Gone.
ITEM # N87 Virginia Style Tongue & Wreath Sword Belt Buckle.
Great looking buckle recovered from Brandy Station, Va.
Brandy Station or ' Fleetwood Hill ' was the largest cavalry
battle of the Civil War. Plate was dug together and is an
excellent example with matching patina and fit. It will be hard
to find one nicer.
ITEM # N104 Parrott White Metal Time Fuse Adapter.Good condition with
nice threads. Recoverey unknown.
ITEM # N42 Confederate ( Vicksburg Dug ) Sword Hook and Chain. Nice looking piece
measuring 15 '' in length and Iron construction that is in great shape.
ITEM # N24 Pair of Artillery style Rosettes recovered near the ( East Battlefield
Gettysburg PA ) in 1968. Nice condition with lead filled backs and
still have the staples in place. Out of a Northern, Va Estate.
ITEM # N17 Schenkl Percussion Fuse. Fuse has nice threads, small dent on flange.
Recovered from Chesterfield Co, Va.
ITEM # N123 Federal Cavalry Cast Brass Boot Spur. This one is in excellent dug condition
with great patina and rowel. Early dig but have no provenance. Great
ITEM # N65 Lock Plate. Small size Lock and Hammer likely off of a Side by Side Shotgun
or possibly an early Pistol. Lock measures 4 1/2'' in length. This would make
a nice addition to a dug Lock & Hammer display. Dug near Chester Station, Va.
ITEM # N108 U.S. Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate recovered many
years ago from the Battle Of Petersburg, Va. Nice Example.
ITEM # N73 Confederate " Medium Size Wishbone " Frame Buckle. Another scarce
buckle and equally as rare as the Baby Frame. No defects or repairs
of any kind. Recovered from Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N115 C.S. Tongue for the Richmond Arsenal Sword Belt Buckle. Good looking tongue
with crude confederate workmanship. This one is often called the
( Bar Style ). Recovered near Brandy Station, Va.
ITEM # N136 Original U.S. Enlisted Man's Forage or Bummer's Cap. Kepi has insect
damage to the top. Chin Strap intact with General Service Side Buttons.
Stitching is good with pliable leather. Officer's False Embroider Artillery
Insignia is not original to the Cap, but an added addition. Nice looking
Original U.S.Kepi likely produced by Geo. Hoff & Co. Philada. Great cap
for under $3000.00
ITEM # N130 Confederate Iron Bayonet Scabbard Tip & Pack Hooks. Nice assortment
of C.S. items recovered from Jackson's Winter Camp at Clark's Mountain.
ITEM # N27 Farmers' and Mechanics' Almanac for 1863
Good condition, the paper is pliable without flaking.
Does contain a few small edge folds.
ITEM # N54 1842 69 Cal. Socket Bayonet. Great looking bayonet with very light
pitting and rust to the metal. Likely an early battlefield pickup
or barn recovery. Out of a Northern, Va Estate.
ITEM # N86 Carbine Sling Snap Swivel. These were used by the cavalry to prevent
dropping and also aided in using there rifle's while on horseback.
This one is an early pickup or barn find. Great condition.
ITEM # N152 Federal Cavalry Bridle Rosette. Nice dug condition with lead back.
This one was dug in a Railroad Camp near Trevilian Station, Va.
ITEM # N142 1 1/4 Inch Artillery Grape Shot. Recovered from the Battle of Sayler's Creek.
ITEM # N94 Early Sportsman Button. The face on this one depicts a Rooster and is
loaded with gold plate. Nice button with the scarce mark of
Firmin and Sons / 153 Strand / London.
ITEM # N35 1851 Federal Sword Belt Plate. Good looking plate with a nice touch
of Silver Wreath highlight to give it the look. I recovered this plate
in the spring of 2016 near Powhatan Court House, Va.
ITEM # N83 Regulation Company letter F. Great condition without breaks,cracks
or repairs. recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N103 U.S. Lead Naval Canister. Lead Canister recovered from Point Of Rocks, Va.
This canister was fired from the Federal Gun Boats to the installations along
the Bluffs at Point Of Rocks. Recovered by Bruce Deem. Measures 1 1/2''.
ITEM # N121 U.S.Shoulder Belt Plate. Excavated plate with both hooks ,full lead
back and no ground action. Recovered from the Seven Day's action.
ITEM # N98 Confederate Sheet Brass ( Clip Corner ) Buckle. While not the most attractive
it is 100% all confederate. Plate was bent up when dug and has been
straightened by the digger. An authentic affordable C.S. Buckle. Recovered by
Adam Bond near Mechanicsville, Va.