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                                                                                   13.5 mm 

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 # N20                                  * Southern Cross Of Honor * Great condition with a nice aged

                                                                 patina. Badge is unmarked. Attachment pin remains in place.


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.

                                                           Sold                                                                                   24mm

ITEM # N90                                    Confederate ' Large 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 # N72                              Confederate " Baby  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 # N57                                       North Carolina Militia Coat Button. Great eye appeal with lots of

                                                            silver wash and no monkey business. Dug in Fredericksburg, Va. 

                                                            $175.00                                                                              23mm

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 # 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 # 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 # N160                      "  Triple Marked "   Cavalry Carbine Sling Buckle. Nice dark plate and

                                             a really good strike. The tongue's are froze in place. Recovered from

                                             Stafford, Va.

                                             $175.00                                         Hold


ITEM # N118                                              Austrian Gun Tool. Recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.

                                                                     Nice dug condition.     


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 # 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.

                                                       $995.00                                                                                      21mm

ITEM # N108                                     U.S. Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate recovered many

                                                            years ago from the Battle Of Petersburg, Va. Nice Example.


ITEM # N104                                    Parrott White Metal Time Fuse Adapter.Good condition with

                                                           nice threads. Recoverey unknown.


 ITEM # N112                                  Token ' Thomas White 1863 ' 13 & 14  Abattoir Place, West 39th St. NY.


ITEM # N28                                        U.S.Regulation Hat Letter ' A '. Great  excavated condition. No cracks

                                                             ,breaks or repairs. Dug in the Federal Camps at Brooke Station Va.


ITEM # N102                                  Brass Pocket Revolver Bullet 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.

                                                         $85.00                        Hold      


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 # N42                               Confederate ( Vicksburg Dug ) Sword Hook and Chain. Nice looking piece

                                                    measuring 15 '' in length and Iron construction that is in great shape.



ITEM # N147                                Navy 1 Piece. Button has been shanked into the Eagle & Shield.

                                                       Neat early Navy. Recovered from Hanover, Va.

                                                       $50.00                                                                               20MMD

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 # 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 # N38                       Cavalry " Picket Pin " Crude made pin and believe it to be a Confederate

                                            Copy of the U.S.Pin. I have had several styles of these pins but never one

                                            this crudely made. The U.S.Pin at left is for comparison. Excavated near

                                            Fredericksburg, Va. 


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    Sale    $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                Hold                        

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.

                                                          $75.00  Sale  $65.00

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.

                                                     Sold                                                                                        23mm

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.

                                                         $12.00                                                                         20mm

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 # 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 # 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 # 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.

                                                        $225.00                                                                                 23mm

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 # 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

                                                     Denis Pemberton.

                                                     $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 # 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 # 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 # N85                                        Large Floral Cavalry Rosette. Recovered from a C.S.Cavalry camp located

                                                            near Brandy Station, Va. Rosette still has the staple in place.

                                                            $35.00                                                                                                  48mm

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.

                                             $1000.00   Sale   $700.00

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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 # 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 # N17                                Schenkl Percussion Fuse. Fuse has nice threads, small dent on flange.

                                                     Recovered from Chesterfield Co, Va.



ITEM # N10                               Double Cavity Revolver ( Round Ball ) Mold. This one appears to be about

                                                    36 & 31Caliber.Mold is in excellent condition. Out of an Orange Co, 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 # 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 # 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 ).

                                                                $325.00                                                                                           23mm

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.

                                                    $395.00                                                                                                                      22mm


ITEM # N35                                     U.S. Regulation Hat Letter ' C ' This one is also recovered from

                                                          Brooks Station, Va and is equally as nice.



ITEM # N83                                      Regulation Company letter F. Great condition without breaks,cracks

                                                           or repairs. recovered near Fredericksburg, 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.

                                                       $145.00                                                                                   22mm

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 # N168                                        Sportsman Cuff Button. This one depicts a Standing Camel.

                                                               Nice condition excavated New Kent, Va.

                                                               $25.00                                                                      15mm

ITEM # N137                              Frankford Arsenal 1864 5 Second Fuzes. Package is unopened

                                                     and in great condition.


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 # 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 # 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 # 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 # 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.

                                                          $30.00 Each

ITEM # N169                                  Civil War Period Marbles. Hand Made and Painted Clay Marbles.

                                                         Presented in a small Riker Case for display.


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                                   Confederate ( Pewter ) Bayonet Scabbard Tip. This piece is solid and

                                                      is really nice. Recovered near Fredricksburg, 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 # N18                                  Federal Hotchkiss Percussion Fuse.  This one is in nice shape

                                                       with good threads. Recovered from Chesterfield Co, Va.


ITEM # N73                                   Confederate " Medium  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 # N86                                       U.S. M -1851 Enlisted Man's Saber Belt Plate. Nice looking plate and

                                                            marked " U.S. Allegheny Arsenal " Recovered from Stafford Co, Va.



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 # N79                                    U.C.V. Badge. Atlanta, Ga. 1919. Badge displays  Gen. J.B.Gordon

                                                         on Horse. Great condition.



ITEM # N27                                                        Farmers' and Mechanics' Almanac for 1863

                                                                      Good condition, the paper is pliable without flaking.

                                                                             Does contain a few small edge folds.

                                                                       $40.00  Sale  $25.00


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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 # 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 # 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 # 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

                                                        looking spur.

                                                        $85.00                                           Hold

ITEM # N167                           Dug ' Pewter ' Ring. Interesting Ring with it's Mid-Evil appearance. Band

                                                  appears to have no seam. Dug in the Confederate Trenches. Henrico,Va.


ITEM # N53                                         Lock and Hammer assembly for the New Model Sharps Carbine.

                                                              Scarce Lockplate. Recovered  west of Petersburg, Va.