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UPDATED 4/26/17

I HOPE TO SEE MANY OF YOU AT THE MANSFIELD, OH SHOW MAY 6 - 7
IT'S ONE OF THE BEST!

           NEW ARRIVALS

UP819.                        FEDERAL BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN THE CHATTANOOGA, TN AREA, THE FACE HAS A SLIGHT UPWARD CURL TO
                                    THE EDGES, 3 - 4 SMALL FREEZE CRACKS, AND A COUPLE OF SMALL BITES OUT OF THE RIM, THE REVERSE HAS FULL
                                    LEAD, THIS IS THE STYLE WITH THE FAT LETTERS, NOT PERFECT, BUT IT STILL DISPLAYS GREAT
                                                                                                      $95.00

DR2088.                     HERE IS A VERY COOL RELIC, A BRASS, SPREAD WING EAGLE, THIS WAS A TOPPER FOR SOMETHING BUT I DON'T
                                    BELIEVE IT WENT ON A FLAG, MEASURES APPROX. 3.8" FROM WING TIP TO WING TIP, 1.75" TALL, IT IS A SOLID
                                    CASTING WITH GREAT DETAIL, IT WAS DUG FROM A CAMP SITE NEAR TULLAHOMA, TN THAT WAS USED BY BOTH
                                    THE NORTH AND SOUTH
                                              $65.00

UB392.                        A GROUP OF ELEVEN EAGLE SHIELD BUTTONS ON A LEATHER THRONG, THE BUTTONS ALL HAVE A LOT OF BUILD-UP
                                    ON THE FACES, THREE HAVE PIECES MISSING, THESE ARE JUST COOL AS AN ODDITY
                                                                          $65.00

DC425.                       HERE IS A VERY DIFFICULT BUTTON TO FIND, A CAST C.S.A. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE LETTERS JUMP OUT AT
                                    YOU AGAINST A DARKER BACKGROUND, THE REVERSE HAS THE WEDGE STYLE SHANK, ONE SIDE OF THE RIM SEEMS
                                    TO HAVE THE SLIGHTEST DOWNWARD SLANT, THIS IS PROBABLY FROM THE CASTING, GREAT BUTTON VERY SELDOM
                                    SEEN OFFERED FOR SALE
                                                                           SOLD

DC424.                        VERY COOL SPORTSMAN BUTTON, IT IS GREATCOAT SIZE MEASURING 25mm IN DIAMETER, THE FACE HAS A WINGED
                                     DRAGON, THE REVERSE HAS THE SHANK BUT IT IS BENT OVER, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN A CONFEDERATE
                                     CAMP SITE NEAR SHELBYVILLE, TN
                                                                                                        $45.00

EW687.                      SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1816 BAYONET AND SCABBARD, THE BLADE AND SCABBARD HAVE BOTH BEEN SHORTENED BY
                                   ABOUT 3 INCHES BUT IT APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN PERIOD DONE, THE BLADE IS IN VERY GOOD SHAPE WITH A DARK
                                   PATINA, YOU CAN STILL SEE THE U S AND INSPECTOR INITIALS, THE SOCKET RETAINS IT'S SHAPE, THE SCABBARD IS
                                   ALSO STILL IN GOOD SHAPE, THIS WAS FOUND IN AN ANTEBELLUM HOME IN SHELBYVILLE, TN ALONG WITH SOME
                                   C S RELICS, VERY LIKELY CONFEDERATE USED
                                  

                                                                          $165.00

M759.                        HERE IS A COOL RELIC YOU HARDLY EVER SEE, A BRITISH MILITARY PERCUSSION CAP TIN, IT MEASURES 2.75" IN
                                   DIAMETER AND IS 1.3" TALL, MADE OF TIN WITH SOLDERED SEAMS, APPROX. 75% OF THE LABEL REMAINS
                                                                          $65.00

BC827.                        A PAIR OF NICELY CARVED BULLETS MOST LIKELY BEING USED AS GAME PIECES, BOTH APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN .58
                                    MINIES, THE FIRST ONE HAS SLIGHT DAMAGE ON THE SKIRT
                                                                                                       SOLD

DR2087.                     HERE IS ANOTHER GREAT EXAMPLE OF THE EXCITEMENT OF BATTLE WHERE A SOLDIER FORGOT TO REMOVE THE
                                    TOMPION BEFORE FIRING, YOU CAN SEE WHERE THE SHAFT THAT HELD THE CORK CAME THROUGH THE SIDE OF THE
                                    BULLET AND BROKE OFF, IT ALSO TORE AWAY A SMALL PIECE OF THE SIDE OF THE CAP, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS
                                    AGO IN NORTH GEORGIA, COOL RELIC
                                                 SOLD

DR2086.                     CONFEDERATE CAST BRASS, ONE PIECE BAYONET SCABBARD TIP IN GREAT SHAPE, 3.25" LONG IT STILL RETAINS IT'S
                                    TRIANGULAR SHAPE, DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN THE TULLAHOMA, TN AREA
                                                                           SOLD

DR2085.                     HARDEE OR "JEFF DAVIS" HAT PIN IN GOOD CONDITION, WHEN DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN MURFREESBORO, TN THE
                                    LAUREL BRANCHES WERE MIA, THE ARROWS WERE IN THE HOLE BUT BROKE OFF AND THE DIGGER HAS GLUED THEM
                                    BACK ON, HAS A NICE WOODSY-GREEN PATINA, NOT PERFECT BUT STILL DISPLAYS WELL
                                                                                                        $95.00

UP818.                        HERE'S A REALLY COOL RELIC, A MEDIUM SIZE O V M, OHIO VOLUNTEER MILITIA, WAIST BELT PLATE, IT WAS FOUND
                                    IN A CREEK IN TULLAHOMA, TN AND THE BRASS HAS WORN AWAY IN SPOTS, IT STILL HAS STRONG LETTERS YOU CAN
                                    READ FROM ACROSS THE ROOM, THE FACE HAS A FEW SMALL POCK MARKS, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD, THIS SIZE
                                    ONLY HAD TWO HOOKS, THE ARROW BELT HOOK REMAINS BUT THE TONGUE HOOK IS MIA, THE BEST FEATURE OF THIS
                                    BUCKLE MAY BE THE PRICE
                                                                            SOLD

M758.                         SCISSOR STYLE BULLET MOLD FOR AN APPROX. .36 CALIBER ROUND PISTOL BALL, IT IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, IT
                                    ISN'T SHINED UP BUT DOES APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN CLEANED AT SOME TIME, COMES WITH A PISTOL BALL FOR
                                    DISPLAY OR COULD BE USED TO CAST BULLETS TODAY
                                                                            $40.00

F891.                          COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER IN GOOD CONDITION, THE METAL IS FREE OF PITTING AND HAS A MEDIUM
                                   BROWN PATINA, THE FOUR INCH BARREL HAS A CLEAR COLT'S HARTFORD CT STAMPING, FIVE SHOT CYLINDER HAS
                                   TRACES OF THE SCENE REMAINING, HAS ALL MATCHING SERIAL NUMBERS DENOTING AN 1860 PRODUCTION DATE,
                                   THE BRASS TRIGGER GUARD HAS A GOOD BIT OF THE SILVER WASH REMAINING, THE TWO PIECE WALNUT GRIPS ARE
                                   IN GOOD SHAPE, THE LEFT GRIP HAS THE NAME SHUFORD CARVED INTO IT, THE WEDGE APPEARS TO BE FROM A COLT
                                   NAVY, THE HAMMER AND TRIGGER ACTION IS CRISP BUT THE CYLINDER ONLY INDEXES OCCASIONALLY, OVERALL
                                   THIS IS A NICE, DISPLAYABLE COLT THAT COULD BE IMPROVED WITH A LITTLE TLC
                                  

                                                       SOLD

DR2084.                   CAVALRY SABER POMMEL CAP IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, HAS A THREE INCH PIECE OF THE TANG, HAS A DECIDEDLY
                                  CONFEDERATE LOOK TO IT, BUT IT COULD ALSO BE AN IMPORT, NICE WOODSY-GREEN PATINA
                                 
                                                                                                               SOLD

EW686.                    MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, THE BLADE IS THE CORRECT 32" LONG, IT HAS UNIFORM, SLIGHT
                                 TO MODERATE PITTING, AND A DARK GRAY PATINA, THE BLADE FITS TIGHTLY TO THE HILT WITH NO WIGGLE, THE
                                 BRASS HILT IS IN GREAT SHAPE WITH A MELLOW PATINA, THE INSPECTOR INITIALS F.S.S. CAN BE CLEARLY SEEN ON
                                 KNUCKLE BOW, THIS WILL LOOK GREAT IN ANY DUG WEAPON DISPLAY
                                

                                                                                    SOLD

A723.                         CONFEDERATE READ TIME FUSE ADAPTER IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, HAS A NICE WOODSY-GREEN PATINA,
                                   THE THREADS ARE STILL IN GOOD SHAPE, HAS THE SMALL BASE HOLE FOR A CASE SHOT SHELL
                                                                                    SOLD

DR2083.                   HERE IS A REALLY COOL ARTIFACT, A COMPLETE PAIR OF EYEGLASSES, THE RIGHT LENSE IS BROKEN AND THE LEFT
                                  HAS SOME CHIPS AT THE EDGE, AS SPINDLY AS THESE PERIOD GLASSES ARE, IT'S A WONDER ANY SURVIVED AND
                                  MIRACULOUS THAT A PAIR SURVIVED 140 YEARS IN THE GROUND
                                                                                      $65.00

EW685.                     AMES NAVAL CUTLASS IN SEMI-RELIC CONDITION, THE BLADE IS THE CORRECT LENGTH AND AND ONLY HAS A FEW
                                  "FLEA BITE" NICKS TO THE EDGE, MUCH OF THE ORIGINAL FINISH STILL SHOWS BUT IT HAS BEGUN TO DARKEN, THE
                                  RICASSO HAS A CLEAR 186? DATE, THE AMES MARKING IS VIRTUALLY GONE, THE BLADE FITS TIGHT TO THE HILT WITH
                                  NO WIGGLE, THE SHEET BRASS GUARD HAS BEEN REMOVED, IT RETAINS THE WOOD GRIP BUT THE LEATHER WRAP AND
                                  WIRE BRAID ARE MIA, HAS A COOL "BEEN THERE, DONE THAT" LOOK
                                 

                                                          $295.00

EW683.                     CONFEDERATE PIKE HEAD IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, MEASURES 16.8" LONG X 1.8" WIDE, THE BLADE IS 11.4" LONG AND
                                  IT IS STILL SHARP AND THE POINT IS IN PERFECT SHAPE, THIS WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN THE MOBILE, AL
                                  AREA, THESE SHOW HOW DESPERATE THE CONFEDERACY WAS FOR WEAPONS AT THE OUTBREAK OF THE WAR
                                 

                                                                                      $345.00

M856.                       ST. LOUIS ARSENAL SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH ORIGINAL COVER AND STOPPER, IT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION,
                                  IT HAS ONLY  A COUPLE OF VERY SMALL DENTS IN EACH SIDE, THE COVER IS IN GREAT SHAPE WITH ONLY A COUPLE
                                  OF SMALL FRAYED SPOTS, THE BOTTOM STRAP BRACKET IS IN PLACE BUT HAS BROKE LOOSE FROM THE CANTEEN
                                  AND IS HELD IN PLACE BY THE COVER, HAS THE ORIGINAL CORK STOPPER AND PULL WHICH IS ALSO IN GREAT SHAPE
                                  FOR YEARS THESE WERE IDENTIFIED AS CONFEDERATE COPIES DUE TO THE TIN SPOUT, GREAT EXAMPLE OF ONE OF
                                  THE SOLDIER'S MOST INDISPENSABLE PIECES OF EQUIPMENT
                                 
                                                                                   $295.00

 
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