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UPDATED 3/27/17

           NEW ARRIVALS

DR2077.                   THIS IS A COOL RELIC, A BLOWN OUT .69 CALIBER RIFLE BARREL, STILL RETAINS THE FRONT SIGHT, 30 " LONG FROM
                                  THE MUZZLE BACK TO WHERE IT IS BLOWN OUT, THE BLOWN OUT SECTION IS APPROX. 9" LONG, THIS WAS FOUND IN
                                  COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE METAL IS IN VERY GOOD SHAPE, HAS SURFACE RUST BUT VERY LITTLE PITTING
                                 
                                                                       $95.00

UP814.                      AN EARLY S N Y BUCKLE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE HAS THE THIN LETTERS, HAS A FEW BUMPS AND
                                  BRUISES MAINLY ON THE RIM, HAS THREE RUST BUBBLES THAT HAVE NOT BROKE THROUGH THE BRASS, HAS AN
                                  EVEN DARK BROWN PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS "PUPPY PAW' STUD HOOKS AND 95+ % LEAD WITH SOME LOSS AT
                                  THE RIM, HAS A NAME OR INITIALS VERY LIGHTLY CARVED INTO THE LEAD BUT I CAN'T MAKE THEM OUT, DISPLAYS
                                  GREAT
                                                                     $645.00

M754.                       HERE IS A RELIC YOU SELDOM SEE FOR SALE, A CLEANING BRUSH AND THONG FOR A CARBINE, 30.5" LONG, IT IS IN
                                  FANTASTIC CONDITION
                                                                        $75.00

EW678.                      MODEL 1813 NATHAN STARR DRAGOON SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE 34" LONG BLADE IS FREE OF NICKS
                                   AND MOST OF IT'S ORIGINAL BRIGHT FINISH IS PRESENT BUT HAS BEGUN TO DARKEN, THE RICASSO HAS VERY STRONG
                                   MAKER AND INSPECTOR MARKS, THE BLADE FITS TIGHT TO THE HILT WITH NO WIGGLE, THE IRON GUARD IS ALSO IN
                                   GREAT SHAPE, THE WOOD GRIP IS LIKEWISE IN GREAT SHAPE BUT THE LEATHER WRAP AND WIRE BRAID ARE MIA, THE
                                   SCABBARD IS ALSO IN VERY GOOD CONDITION EXCEPT FOR A SMALL HOLE AT THE BOTTOM SUSPENSION RING, AND A
                                   QUARTER SIZE HOLE APPROXIMATELY MIDWAY BETWEEN THE SUSPENSION RINGS, BOTH ON THE LEFT SIDE, THE HILT
                                   AND SCABBARD WERE BOTH PAINTED FLAT BLACK A LONG TIME AGO, OVERALL IT IS IN GREAT SHAPE TO BE OVER
                                   200 YEARS OLD
                                  

                                          SOLD

L359.                          CAVALRY LINK STRAP IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE LEATHER IS STRONG AND PLIABLE AND ALL STITCHING
                                    IS INTACT, THE SPRING IS STILL PRESENT AND FUNCTIONAL ON THE HOOK, THIS IS A RARE PIECE OF CAVALRY
                                    EQUIPMENT TO FIND AND A RELIC THAT MOST COLLECTIONS ARE LACKING
                                   
                                                                                               $95.00

M753.                        A PAIR OF ARTILLERY HAT CORDS, THESE ARE MOST LIKELY BANNERMAN SURPLUS PIECES, THEY ARE IN VERY GOOD
                                   CONDITION EXCEPT EACH ONE HAS A BROKEN CORD BUT NEITHER IS COMPLETELY IN HALF
                                                                     SOLD

F889.                         SAVAGE NAVY REVOLVER IN GOOD CONDITION, THE METAL HAS A DARK PATINA AND AN "ORANGE PEEL" TEXTURE
                                  THE BARREL RETAINS THE CORRECT BRASS BEAD FRONT SIGHT, THE MARKINGS ON THE TOP FRAME FLAT ARE NO
                                  LONGER VISIBLE, THE TWO PIECE GRIPS ARE IN GOOD SHAPE, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND FUNCTIONS PERFECTLY
                                  BY FAR THE BEST WORKING ACTION ON ANY SAVAGE I'VE EVER SEEN, IF YOU LIKE WEAPONS WITH THAT HAVE THAT
                                  USED BUT CARED FOR LOOK, YOU WILL LOVE THIS SAVAGE
                                 

                                                                       $985.00

UP613.                      NICE U S BOX PLATE DUG BY ONE OF THE PIONEERS OF RELIC COLLECTING, SYDNEY KERKSIS, THE FACE IS IN GREAT
                                  SHAPE AND HAS A PLEASING MEDIUM BROWN PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD AND REMNANTS OF THE HOOKS
                                  IT IS MARKED WITH THE LOCATION WHERE IT WAS DUG IN JULY OF 1961, COMES WITH AN EARLY ID TAG
                                                                    $185.00

BC815.                      BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE IN GREAT, NON-DUG CONDITION, THE CASING HAS A MELLOW BRASS PATINA,
                                  THE BULLET IS IN PERFECT SHAPE, IT DISPLAYS WELL ON ITS OWN, OR WOULD LOOK FANTASTIC WITH YOUR
                                  BURNSIDE CARBINE
                                                                     SOLD

F888.                         LARGE FRAME PINFIRE REVOLVER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, 6 SHOT 9mm CYLINDER, SIX INCH BARREL, THE
                                  METAL IS ALL SMOOTH AND FREE OF PITTING, HAS A PLEASING MEDIUM BROWN PATINA, THE CYLINDER AND
                                  FRAME IS ENGRAVED WITH FLORAL SPRAYS, THE TWO PIECE WOOD GRIPS ARE IN GREAT SHAPE, HAS A METAL
                                  BUTT PLATE WITH LANYARD RING, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND FUNCTIONS PERFECTLY, RETAINS THE LOADING
                                  GATE AND EJECTOR ROD, OVERALL THIS IS A VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF THE THIRD MOST WIDELY CARRIED
                                  REVOLVER OF THE CIVIL WAR ONLY BEHIND COLTS AND REMINGTONS
                                     $650.00

DR2075.                     FEDERAL REGULATION CAVALRY BIT IN GOOD CONDITION, THE IRON IS STRONG AND STABLE, IT DOESN'T HAVE
                                    PITTING BUT HAS A SCALE BUILD-UP GIVING IT A ROUGH TEXTURE, HAS A VERY DARK PATINA, RETAINS THE REIN
                                    RINGS AND SLOBBER BAR IT ALSO HAS BOTH OF IT'S ORIGINAL U S BOSSES WHICH ARE IN GREAT SHAPE, LOW PORT
                                    STYLE
                                                            $185.00

DR2074.                         GORGEOUS LEECH AND RIGDON C S WITH STARS SPUR IN GREAT CONDITION, THIS WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS
                                        AGO IN THE FARMINGTON, MS AREA, IT HAS AN EVEN, WOODSY-GREEN PATINA, IT HAS A VERY CRISP C CASTING,
                                        THE S IS A LITTLE RAN TOGETHER, PROBABLY FROM WEAR IN THE MOLD, BUT IT IS MORE DISTINCT IN PERSON
                                        THAN THE PICTURES, THE STARS ARE BOTH VERY DISTINCT, WHEN DUG THE ROWEL WAS MIA AND IT HAS HAD A
                                        ROWEL ADDED BACK ON, OTHERWISE IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, THIS IS A FANTASTIC
                                        EXAMPLE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER CONFEDERATE SPUR
                                       
                                                          $2,185.00

F887.                              SMITH AND WESSON NUMBER 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, HAS A 3 & 3/16ths INCH BARREL
                                       THAT HAS A CLEAR SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS MARKING, THE SEVEN SHOT, .22 CALIBER CYLINDER ALSO
                                       HAS CLEAR PATENT DATE MARKINGS, COOLEST THING IS THAT THE LEFT SIDE PLATE HAS A H A TO E.S. IN SCRIPT
                                       LETTERS SCRATCHED IN, AND THE RIGHT SIDE PLATE HAS JULY 4th / 1862 / A H A WITH EMBELLISHMENTS TO THE LETTERS
                                       SOMEONE WENT TO A LOT OF TEDIOUS WORK TO DO THIS, THE ROSEWOOD GRIPS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION BUT THERE
                                       IS A SMALL CHIP AT THE BASE OF THE LEFT SIDE AND A HAIRLINE CRACK ON THE RIGHT, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND
                                       FUNCTIONS PERFECTLY, SERIAL NUMBER 74160, COOL LITTLE WEAPON
                                      

                                          SOLD

EW676.                          SABER BAYONET FOR AN ENFIELD TWO BAND RIFLE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE BLADE IS THE CORRECT 23" LONG
                                       IT IS FREE OF NICKS, HAS A MEDIUM GRAY PATINA WITH SOME PEPPERING, THE CHECKERED, PRESSED LEATHER GRIPS
                                       ARE IN GOOD SHAPE, THE SPRING RELEASE IS PRESENT AND WORKS WELL, THIS DISPLAYS GREAT ON ITS ON, OR WOULD
                                       REALLY SET OFF YOUR RIFLE
                                      
                                                                                        $145.00

M752.                            SCISSOR STYLE BULLET MOLD IN GOOD CONDITION, APPEARS TO BE FOR CASTING A ,31 CALIBER ROUND BALL,
                                       COMES WITH A ROUND BALL IN IT FOR DISPLAY
                                                                                         SOLD

F886.                              BEAUTIFUL AND RARE MODEL 1817 CONVERSION RIFLE MADE UNDER CONTRACT BY NATHAN STARR WHO HAD TWO
                                       CONTRACTS FOR THIS WEAPON, THE FIRST IN 1823 AND THE SECOND IN 1840, THE BARREL TANG AND LOCK PLATE ARE
                                       DATED 1841 MAKING THIS ONE OF THE LAST PRODUCED, IT HAS A 36 INCH LONG, ROUND, .54 CALIBER RIFLED BARREL,
                                       THERE WERE ONLY 37,200 OF THIS RIFLE MFG. ALL BY CONTRACTORS, THE METAL IS SMOOTH AND FREE OF PITTING
                                       WITH A MEDIUM GRAYISH-BROWN PATINA, THE WALNUT STOCK IS IN GREAT SHAPE WITH JUST A FEW SMALL DINGS
                                       MAINLY ON THE FORE STOCK, THE BUTT STOCK HAS A LARGE PATCHBOX ON THE RIGHT SIDE, IT HAS TWO DISTINCT
                                       CARTOUCHES, THE BARREL BREECH IS MARKED U.S / J H / P, THE LOCK PLATE HAS A VERY CLEAR MIDD TH / CONN /
                                       1841 STAMPING REAR OF THE HAMMER AND FORWARD IT HAS  N.STARR & SON IN AN ARC AROUND THEIR STAR
                                       SUNBURST TRADEMARK AND U. S, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND TIGHT, AND FUNCTIONS PERFECTLY, THIS IS A VERY
                                       SCARCE WEAPON TO FIND IN ANY CONDITION, BUT ONE IN THIS FINE OF CONDITION IS VERY RARE
                                      

                                         SOLD

L358.                              MODEL 1864 .58 CALIBER CARTRIDGE BOX IN GOOD SHAPE, THE LEATHER IS STRONG AND PLIABLE WITH UNIFORM
                                       CRAZING, OUTER FLAP HAS A STRONG U S, ALL STITCHING IS TIGHT, BOTH ROLLER BUCKLES ARE STILL FIRMLY
                                       ATTACHED AND IT RETAINS BOTH OF THE ORIGINAL INTERIOR TINS, HAS THAT "BEEN THERE, DONE THAT" LOOK
                                                              $295.00

EW675.                          MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE 32" LONG BLADE HAS A DARK PATINA AND IS FREE OF
                                       NICKS, THE RICASSO IS MARKED U.S / ADK / 1863, NO MAKER'S NAME IS VISIBLE BUT IT IS ALSO CERTAINLY AN AMES
                                       THE BLADE FITS TIGHT TO THE HILT WITH NO WIGGLE, THE BRASS HILT IS IN GREAT
                                      

                                                                                         $265.00

DR2073.                        CAVALRY INSIGNIA IN DECENT SHAPE, THIS WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO HERE IN MURFREESBORO, WHEN
                                       FOUND IT HAD A FEW BENDS WHICH HAVE BEEN STRAIGHTENED, THE UPPER RIGHT SECTION BROKE OFF AND HAS
                                       BEEN GLUED BACK ON, IT ISN'T THE PRETTIEST ONE YOU'LL EVER SEE, BUT IT'S PRICED AT ABOUT HALF OF A PERFECT
                                       ONE
                                                                                                                    SOLD

CP360.                           LEECH AND RIGDON C S TWO PIECE WAIST BELT PLATE, RECOVERED SEVERAL YEARS AGO NEAR FARMINGTON, MS
                                       IN A BATTLE AS THE UNION ARMY ADVANCED ON CORINTH, MS, IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH ONLY THE DIRT RINSED
                                       OFF, THE C S TONGUE IS IN VERY GOOD SHAPE WITH STRONG LETTERS, IT DOES HAVE SOME BUILD UP ON IT THAT
                                       SHOULD CLEAN OFF IF DESIRED, THE WREATH HAS NICE DETAIL, UNFORTUNATELY THE BELT LOOP IS MIA, I'M A
                                       PURIST AND LEAVE THINGS AS FOUND, BUT THIS WOULD BE A PRIME BUCKLE TO HAVE THE LOOP RESTORED ON,
                                       EITHER WAY, A VERY AFFORDABLE CONFEDERATE BUCKLE THAT DISPLAYS WELL
                                      

                                                                                                                    $1,385.00

F885.                             SAVAGE NAVY REVOLVER IN VERY GOOD RELIC CONDITION, THIS WASN'T DUG BUT WAS FOUND INSIDE THE WALL
                                      OF AN ANTEBELLUM ERA HOME IN RICHMOND, VA THAT WAS BEING TORN DOWN SEVERAL YEARS AGO, THE METAL
                                      IS MAINLY SMOOTH WITH ONLY SOME SLIGHT SURFACE RUST MAINLY ON THE LOADING LEVER AND TRIGGER GUARD,
                                      IT HAS ALL THE INTERNAL PARTS BUT THE ACTION DOES NOT WORK, THE HAMMER AND CYLINDER STILL MOVE, IT
                                      COMES DISPLAYED ON A WOOD PLAQUE ALONG WITH FIVE CORRECT SAVAGE BULLETS, THIS IS A RARE FIND WITH
                                      ONLY APPROX. 20,000 OF THESE BEING PRODUCED, COOL DISPLAY
                                     

                                                                                                                       SOLD

M751.                            CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG, NO IT ISN'T AN ORIGINAL NOR IS IT A $100,000.00 BUT IT WILL STILL DISPLAY GREAT
                                       IN YOUR RELIC ROOM, HAND SEWN COTTON, APPROX. 46" X 46", IT HAS FOUR TIES TO SECURE IT ONTO A NEARLY
                                       8.AND A HALF FOOT TALL OAK, TWO PIECE POLE WITH BRASS FURNITURE, I WAS TOLD IT WAS AN U.C.V. FLAG WHICH
                                       IS VERY POSSIBLE, OR IT COULD ALSO BE AN EARLY RE-INACTOR FLAG, EITHER WAY IT HAS A VERY AUTHENTIC
                                       LOOK AND WILL ADD A GREAT SPLASH OF COLOR TO YOUR RELIC ROOM
                                      
                                                                                                                       SOLD

DR2072.                        NICE PAIR OF CONFEDERATE RELICS DUG BY ONE OF THE PIONEERS OF RELIC HUNTING AND AUTHOR MAC MASON,
                                       A BRASS C S SWORD HANGER AND A BRASS SUSPENSION RING MOUNT AND IRON RING, THESE ARE MARKED WITH
                                       HIS DISTINCTIVE DESCRIPTION AND FIND LOCATION, UNFORTUNATELY I CAN'T QUITE MAKE OUT THE LOCATION
                                       NICE PAIR OF CONFEDERATE RELICS FOUND BY A LEGEND IN OUR HOBBY
                                                                                             $65.00

UB390.                          NICE PAIR OF BUTTONS, A U S, THREE PIECE STAFF OFFICER BUTTON IN GREAT SHAPE, THE FACE HAS CRISP DETAIL
                                      AND A MELLOW BRASS PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS A STRAIGHT SHANK AND EXTRA QUALITY BACKMARK, ALSO A
                                      NEW YORK STAFF OFFICER BUTTON, THE FACE ALSO HAS CRISP DETAIL BUT DOES HAVE A PUSH, THE REVERSE HAS
                                      A STRAIGHT SHANK AND A BACKMARK THAT I CAN'T MAKE OUT, LOOKS LIKE IT WAS STRUCK BACKWARD
                                                                                                                        $45.00

EW673.                       AMES MODEL 1832 SHORT ARTILLERY SWORD IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE BLADE IS FULL LENGTH WITH JUST
                                    A FEW TINY NICKS, IT HAS A DARK PATINA, IT IS MAINLY SMOOTH BUT DOES HAVE VERY SLIGHT SURFACE PITTING,
                                    UNFORTUNATELY THE PITTING IS THE WORST AT THE RICASSO LARGELY OBSCURING THE MARKINGS, YOU CAN STILL
                                    MAKE OUT THE DATE OF 1844, THE BLADE FITS TIGHT INTO THE HILT WITH NO WIGGLE, THE BRASS HAS A NICE MELLOW
                                    PATINA, NICE EARLY EXAMPLE THAT MOST LIKELY SAW SERVICE IN BOTH THE MEXICAN AND CIVIL WAR
                                   

                                                $545.00

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

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

 
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