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UPDATED 2/20/17

           NEW ARRIVALS

CP358.                          PUBLISHED C S OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, IT IS PICTURED ON PAGE 133 OF CHARLES
                                      HARRIS'S BOOK, CIVIL WAR RELICS OF THE WESTERN CAMPAIGNS, IT IS A BRECKENRIDGE STYLE PLATE BUT HAS
                                      A THICKER STAMPING THAN MOST, IT WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO NEAR GREENWOOD, MS, IT IS JUST AS
                                      DUG WITH NO REPAIRS, IT HAS A SMALL HOLE TO THE INSIDE OF THE C WHERE THE SOLDIER TRIED TO MAKE A
                                      FIELD REPAIR TO CONTINUE USING IT, THE LETTERS HAVE A CHOCOLATE BROWN PATINA AND REALLY JUMP OUT
                                      AT YOU AGAINST A GREENISH-BROWN BACKGROUND PATINA, AFTER RECOVERY IT SPENT MANY YEARS IN THE
                                      BOB BANKSTON COLLECTION, AND HAS BEEN IN THE WELL KNOWN COLLECTION OF KENNY COPELAND THE PAST
                                      SEVERAL YEARS, IT ISN'T OFTEN YOU GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A C S PLATE WITH THIS SOLID OF PROVEN-
                                      ANCE AND ALSO PUBLISHED
                                          $3,795.00

CP357.                          C S OVAL CONFEDERATE WAIST BELT PLATE, REGULATION STYLE, THIS PLATE WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN ONE
                                      OF CHALMERS MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY BRIGADE CAMPS FROM THE KENTUCKY CAMPAIGN OF 1862 NEAR BARDSTOWN.
                                      KY BY LEGENDARY HUNTER KENNY COPELAND. WHEN FOUND IT HAD BEEN ROLLED UP AND DISCARDED BY THE
                                      SOLDIER, NO DOUBT UPSET THAT IT HAD LOST IT'S HOOKS, THERE WAS A VERY SMALL V SHAPED PIECE PIECE MISSING
                                      AT THE TOP CENTER, IT WAS SENT TO ROBERT McDANIEL TO BE PROFESSIONALLY STRAIGHTENED, WHEN DOING SO,
                                      THE V PIECE WAS FOUND AND ADDED BACK ON, THE FACE HAS VERY STRONG LETTERS AND JUST A COUPLE OF SMALL
                                      CREASE MARKS, THIS C S BUCKLE HAS BEEN IN THE COPELAND COLLECTION FROM THE TIME IT WAS DUG UNTIL NOW
                                      C S PLATES WITH THIS SOLID OF PROVENANCE ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND
                                                                        $2,695.00

DR2066.                       19.75" LONG TOP SECTION OF A CAVALRY SABER SCABBARD IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, IT HAS THE THROAT PIECE
                                      AND BOTH SUSPENSION RINGS, THE BOTTOM EDGE APPEARS CUT INSTEAD OF BROKEN AND HAS BEEN CRIMPED
                                      CLOSED, I'D GUESS THIS WAS BEING USED WITH A SABER THAT HAD BEEN CUT DOWN, THE IRON IS STRONG AND
                                      STABLE, COOL RELIC
                                           $70.00

DR2065.                       HERE IS A COOL RELIC, A STERLING SILVER MATCH SAFE THAT WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN THE FRANKLIN, TN
                                      AREA, UNFORTUNATELY IT ISN'T IN THE GREATEST CONDITION, THE TOP IS MIA AND THE TWO SIDES HAVE SPLIT
                                      IN TWO, COOL THING IS THAT IT HAS THREE INITIALS ENGRAVED IN OLD ENGLISH SCRIPT, NO DOUBT THAT THIS
                                      WAS CARRIED BY A WELL TO DO OFFICER
                                                                      $45.00

UP811.                          ONE OF THE RAREST AND MOST SOUGHT AFTER FEDERAL PLATES, AN OHIO BREAST PLATE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE,
                                      THE FACE HAS SOME SLIGHT GROUND ACTION BUT STILL HAS SHARP DETAIL, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD THAT
                                      LOOKS TO HAVE BEEN STABILIZED AT THE EDGE, REMNANTS OF THE BRASS ATTACHMENT LOOPS, THIS IS A VERY
                                      RARE PLATE THAT MOST COLLECTIONS ARE LACKING
                                           $2,885.00

DR2064.                       CONFEDERATE SPUR IN GREAT CONDITION, THIS IS A CS4 IN BOTH CROUCH AND BAIRD'S BOOKS, IT IS DESCRIBED
                                      AS THE "UNBREAKABLE" SPUR DUE TO IT'S HEAVY CONSTRUCTION, IT IS ALSO FINISHED OUT WELL, THIS ONE IS
                                      UNIQUE IN THAT IT RETAINS THE IRON ROWEL THAT STILL MOVES FREELY, GREAT EXAMPLE THAT WILL BE ABOUT
                                      IMPOSSIBLE TO UPGRADE
                                     
                                                                                                    $295.00

BC824.                          .58 MINIE BALL, COOL THING IS THAT IT WAS DUG WITH A PERCUSSION CAP FIRMLY EMBEDDED IN THE CAVITY
                                      IT WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO IN THE ATLANTA AREA, COOL RELIC
                                                                          $25.00

EW672.                         FIGHTING KNIFE IN GREAT SHAPE, MEASURES 8.5" OVERALL WITH A 4.2" BLADE, IT HAS A GUARD MADE INTO THE
                                      BLADE, THE BLADE RETAINS IT'S BRIGHT FINISH AND IS MARKED SOLINGEN ON THE LEFT SIDE, IT HAS SOME VERY
                                      SLIGHT SURFACE RUST AT THE BACK THAT WOULD CLEAN OFF EASILY, THE POINT IS STILL NEEDLE SHARP, IT FITS
                                      TIGHTLY INTO THE ANTLER HANDLE, HAS A SILVER FERRULE BETWEEN THE BLADE AND HANDLE, IT PROBABLY HAD
                                      A SILVER CAP ON THE END OF THE HANDLE THAT IS MIA, IT HAS IT'S ORIGINAL LEATHER SHEAF WITH SILVER ENDS
                                      THAT IS ALSO IN GREAT SHAPE, WONDERFUL FIGHTING KNIFE THAT WILL LOOK GOOD IN ANY COLLECTION
                                     
                                              $185.00

UP810.                           U S WAIST BELT PLATE IN GREAT SHAPE, THE FACE HAS A SMOOTH DARK BROWN PATINA AND NO DAMAGE, THE
                                       REVERSE HAS FULL, SLICK LEAD EXCEPT FOR A FEW SMALL FLAKES AT THE RIM, RETAINS A NICE BODY CURVE
                                       AND ALL THREE HOOKS ARE STRONG ENOUGH THAT IT COULD BE WORN TODAY, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS
                                       AGO IN THE ATLANTA, GA AREA, PLATES THIS NICE JUST AREN'T DUG TODAY
                                                                         $265.00

BC823.                          PAPER CARTRIDGE FOR A .58 CALIBER RIFLE IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION, THESE WERE MADE WITH THE LONG
                                      "TAIL" THAT THE INFANTRYMAN COULD TEAR OFF WITH HIS TEETH EXPOSING THE POWDER, THEN LOADING THE
                                       POWDER AND BULLET IN ONE STEP, BY REGULATION, HE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE ABLE TO LOAD AND FIRE HIS RIFLE
                                       THREE TIMES PER MINUTE, THESE PAPER CARTRIDGES HAVE BECAME DIFFICULT TO FIND ESPECIALLY IN THIS
                                       FINE OF CONDITION
                                                                                                    $95.00

DR2063.                       VERY SCARCE BREAKAWAY STIRRUP, THESE WERE PATENTED IN THE MID 1840's BUT NEVER CAUGHT ON IN A BIG
                                      WAY, THIS EXAMPLE IS IN GREAT CONDITION, IT HAD TO BE A VERY EARLY FIND AS IT STILL MOVES FREELY,
                                      DESIGNED TO SPRING OPEN IF THE RIDER WAS THROWN AND BEING DRAGGED, MEASURES 6" TALL X 5" WIDE, IT
                                      WAS FOUND IN THE RICHMOND, VA AREA
                                     
                                                                                                    $120.00

DR2062.                        FANCY BRASS SWORD SUSPENSION RING IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, COOLEST THING IS THAT IT WAS DUG BY ONE OF
                                       THE LEGENDARY PIONEERS OF RELIC COLLECTING, MAC MASON, AND HAS HIS DISTINCTIVE MARKING ON THE
                                       RING OF WHERE IT WAS DUG, GREAT RELIC
                                              SOLD

EW671.                          SUPER COOL RELIC, A MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY SABER DATED 1860 THAT HAS BEEN CUT DOWN INTO A SHORT
                                       SWORD, MEASURES 26" LONG OVERALL WITH A 20" BLADE, THIS WAS WELL DONE AND IT HAS A VERY BALANCED
                                       FEEL, THE BLADE IS FREE OF NICKS, WAS VERY LIGHTLY PERIOD SHARPENED, HAS A DARK BROWN PATINA, THE
                                       RICASSO IS STAMPED AMES MFG. CO. / CHICOPEE / MASS AND THE OBVERSE IS STAMPED U S / G.G.S. / 1860, HAS THE
                                       ORIGINAL LEATHER WRAP THAT SHOWS A LOT OF WEAR AND THE WIRE BRAID, THE BRASS HAS A MEDIUM DARK
                                       PATINA, A LARGE PERCENTAGE OF THESE 1860 DATED SABERS WENT TO VIRGINIA JUST BEFORE THE OUTBREAK OF
                                       THE WAR, IT MAY BE STAMPED U S  BUT IT SCREAMS CONFEDERATE, IF YOU WANT A C S USED SWORD WITHOUT
                                       SPENDING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS YOU WILL LOVE THIS ONE
                                      

                                               SOLD

CP356.                            CLIPPED CORNER, SHEET BRASS BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, THIS IS THE EARLY STYLE WITH THE
                                        PEENED ON STUD HOOKS AND LONG TONGUE HOOK, MEASURES 53 X 75mm, STILL RETAINS THE BODY CURVE, THIS
                                        WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO AT THE SITE OF A C S PRISONER OF WAR CAMP AT CAMP NELSON, KY
                                                                         SOLD

A721.                              COOL FIND, A GROUND BURST THREE INCH SCHENKL SHELL THAT WAS ABOUT 85% RECOVERED, IT WAS FOUND
                                        IN THE PULASKI, TN AREA SO A VERY STRONG CHANCE IT WAS FIRED AT, OR BY NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST AND
                                        HIS MEN, HAS BEEN CRUDELY REASSEMBLED BY THE DIGGER, THE PERCUSSION FUSE HAS A VERY STRONG AND
                                        CLEAR SCHENKL PATENT INFO, GREAT RELIC
                                                SOLD

BC822.                           VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND CARTRIDGE, A .37 MAYNARD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, THE BULLET HAS A DARK
                                        GRAY PATINA AND THE CASE A MELLOW BRASS PATINA
                                                $90.00

DR2061.                         EXTREMELY RARE U S MARTINGALE IN GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE HAS A VERY SLIGHT UPPER CURL AND
                                        SOME GROUND ACTION, HAS STRONG LETTERS, THE REVERSE HAS NEARLY FULL LEAD WITH JUST SLIGHT
                                        LOSS AT THE TOP RIM, RETAINS PART OF THE ATTACHMENT WIRES, YOU HARDLY EVER SEE ONE OF THESE
                                        OFFERED FOR SALE ANYMORE AND THIS IS A RELIC THAT MOST COLLECTIONS ARE LACKING
                                                                            $985.00

DR2060.                         UNION OFFICER'S SPUR IN GREAT SHAPE, THIS STYLE IS OFTEN REFERRED TO AS THE "CHRISTMAS" SPUR DUE
                                        TO A FEW HAVING THE PATENT DATE OF DEC. 24, 1861 CAST ON THE INSIDE, THIS ONE DOES NOT HAVE THE DATE
                                        BUT IS IN GREAT SHAPE WITH EVEN THE IRON ROWEL STILL BEING INTACT
                                          $115.00

DR2059.                         HARDEE OR "JEFF DAVIS" HAT PIN, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN LAGRANGE, TN AND THE SANDY SOIL
                                        COUPLED WITH THE EARLY FIND DATE MAKE THIS PIN BE IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION, THE FACE HAS SUPER
                                        DETAIL AND NO DAMAGE AT ALL, THE REVERSE STILL HAS THE SOLDER WHERE THE ATTACHMENT LOOPS WERE
                                        BUT THE LOOPS ARE MIA, YOU WILL NEVER FIND A NICER DUG EXAMPLE
                                                 SOLD

DR2058.                         SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MAINSPRING VICE IN VERY GOOD DUG CONDITION, THE IRON IS STRONG AND STABLE
                                                                            $45.00

BC821.                           .69 TOWER BULLET IN VERY GOOD DUG CONDITION, HAS A NICE MILKY WHITE PATINA WITH A FEW SMALL
                                        SURFACE DINGS AND SCRATCHES, HAS A THICK WALL AND A VERY DEEP CAVITY
                                                                             $45.00

UP809.                            MEDIUM SIZE O V M WAIST BELT PLATE IN GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE HAS A SMALL CHIP OUT OF THE RIM,
                                        VERY STRONG LETTERS AND A CHOCOLATE BROWN PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS THE CORRECT TWO HOOK
                                        SET WITH THE SINGLE ARROW HOOK AND BELT HOOK, HAS JUST ENOUGH LEAD TO HOLD THE HOOK SET IN
                                        PLACE, IT COULD HAVE BEEN MADE THIS WAY OR THE LEAD MAY HAVE MELTED AWAY, DISPLAYS GREAT
                                                                             SOLD

DR2057.                         C S BRASS SADDLE SHIELD THAT WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO IN NASHVILLE, TN, THE TOP EDGE APPEARS
                                        TO HAVE BEEN CUT OFF, IT HAS A SMOOTH, MEDIUM BROWN PATINA, THIS IS A CASE OF THE DIGITAL CAMERA
                                        BEING TOO GOOD, IT LOOKS MUCH BETTER IN PERSON THAN THE PICTURES
                                                                                                         SOLD

DR2056.                         HERE IS A REALLY COOL RELIC, IN THE EXCITEMENT OF BATTLE A SOLDIER FORGOT TO REMOVE THE TOMPION
                                        FROM THE BARREL BEFORE FIRING, IT DROVE THE TOMPION SHAFT THROUGH THE THREE RING, .58 MINIE BALL
                                        VERY RARE RELIC TO FIND THAT WILL BE A CONVERSATION PIECE IN ANY COLLECTION
                                                    SOLD

EW670.                           MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, THE BLADE IS FULL LENGTH AND RETAINS NEARLY 100%
                                        OF ITS ORIGINAL BRIGHT FINISH WITH ONLY SOME SLIGHT PEPPERING, THE EDGE IS FREE OF NICKS, HAS BEEN
                                        LIGHTLY HAND SHARPENED, THE RICASSO IS STAMPED P.D.L. INSIDE AN OVAL FOR MAKER PAUL D. LUNESCHLOSS
                                        A PREMIER BLADE MAKER OF THE TIME, THE BLADE FITS TIGHT TO THE HILT WHICH IS ALSO IN GREAT SHAPE, THE
                                        BRASS HAS A NICE MELLOW PATINA, THE HILT HAS THE ORIGINAL LEATHER WRAP AND WIRE BRAID, THE SCABBARD
                                        IS ALSO IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION WITH A SMOOTH MEDIUM BROWN PATINA AND NO DENTS, IT HAS BECAME
                                        DIFFICULT TO FIND THESE EARLY SABERS IN THEIR ORIGINAL CONDITION, THIS IS ONE YOU WILL PROUDLY DISPLAY
                                       
                                                   SOLD

 
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