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UPDATED 5/22/17

           NEW ARRIVALS

F895.                           JOSLYN MODEL 1864 CARBINE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE METAL HAS A DARK PATINA AND IS FREE OF PITTING,
                                    THE LOCK PLATE IS MARKED JOSLYN FIREARMS CO / STONINGTON CONN / 1864, THE BACK OF THE BREECHBLOCK IS
                                    CLEARLY MARKED B.F. JOSLYN'S PATENT / OCTOBER 8TH 1861 / JUNE 24TH 1862, SERIAL NUMBER IS 12169, THE WALNUT
                                    STOCK IS ALSO IN VERY GOOD SHAPE WITH JUST A FEW BUMPS AND BRUISES FROM COMBAT USE, THE LEFT SIDE HAS
                                    THE SADDLE BAR AND RING, HAS THE TWO LEAF REAR SIGHT, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND WORKS PERFECTLY, THIS IS
                                    A SCARCE CARBINE TO FIND WITH ONLY APPROX. 16,500 BEING PRODUCED
                                   

                                          $1,395.00

A726.                          HERE IS A REALLY COOL FIND, A THREE INCH SCHENKL SHELL THAT BLEW IN TWO RIGHT WHERE THE TAPERED
                                    BASE MEETS THE MAIN BODY OF THE SHELL, THERE WAS A SLIGHT AMOUNT OF THE IRON LOSS WHEN IT EXPLODED
                                    SO THE TWO HALVES DO NOT MATE UP PERFECTLY, HAS THE BRASS SCHENKL PERCUSSION FUSE, YOU CAN STILL
                                    MAKE OUT NEARLY ALL THE SCHENKL PATENT INFO ON IT, ALSO THE ANVIL CAP WILL UNSCREW ALLOWING THE
                                    SLIDER TO BE REMOVED, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN THE ATLANTA AREA
                                   

                                                                  $295.00

BC829.                        .50 CALIBER DIMMICK SHARPSHOOTER BULLET FOUND IN THE CORINTH, MS AREA, IT HAS A SMOOTH MILKY
                                    WHITE PATINA, IT HAS ONE SMALL DING IN THE BASE OF THE SKIRT AND ONE DIGGERS DING
                                                                     $45.00

DR2096.                     HERE IS A RARE FIND, A DUG STARR SINGLE ACTION, MODEL 1863 ARMY REVOLVER BARREL WITH LOADING LEVER,
                                    THE METAL IS STRONG AND STABLE WITH MINIMAL, UNIFORM SURFACE PITTING, ALL THE MOVING PARTS ARE
                                    FROZEN IN POSITION, UNFORTUNATELY THE RECOVERY SITE IS UNKNOWN, COOL RELIC
                                   

                                                                                              $125.00

UP822.                         MODEL 1839 "BABY" U S BUCKLE, THIS IS A NON-DUG EXAMPLE, THE FACE IS IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITION WITH
                                     JUST A COUPLE OF SMALL DINGS, THE REVERSE HAS FULL, SLICK LEAD, THE ARROW HOOK THAT ATTACHED IT TO
                                     THE BELT IS MIA, THIS IS WHY THESE PLATES WERE DISCONTINUED IN FAVOR OF THE LARGER U S BUCKLES WITH
                                     THE THREE HOOK CONFIGURATION, THE TWO HOOKS WERE PRONE TO BREAK, BEAUTIFUL PLATE
                                                                   $295.00

DR2095.                      BRASS CONFEDERATE SWORD HANGER IN GOOD SHAPE, THIS IS IDENTICAL TO THE LEECH AND RIGDON HANGER
                                     EXCEPT IT DOESN'T HAVE THE CROSS HATCH DECORATIVE DESIGN, THE HOOK HAS BEEN PUSHED INWARD
                                                                                                $30.00

DR2094.                      SUPER RARE O V M BIT BOSS, IN 30+ YEARS OF DEALING IN RELICS, I'VE ONLY SEEN 4 OR 5 OF THESE, IT IS IN VERY
                                     GOOD CONDITION EXCEPT THAT EACH SIDE IS SLIGHTLY PUSHED DOWN AND IN, IT WAS DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO
                                     ON THE NORTH BANK OF HALF CREEK IN CANNON COUNTY TN, THIS WAS THE SITE OF A UNION CAVALRY CAMP, IT
                                     HAS ONLY AT THE DIRT RINSED OFF AND WOULD PROBABLY CLEAN UP MUCH NICER IF DESIRED, IF YOU LET THIS
                                    ONE PASS, YOU MAY NEVER GET A CHANCE AT ANOTHER
                                                                     SOLD

A725.                            VERY COOL THREE INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL, COOL THING IS THAT WHEN IT WAS FIRED, IT THREW APPROX. 2/3rds
                                      OF THE SABOT LEAVING 1/3rd FIRMLY ATTACHED, THIS ALLOWS YOU TO SEE THE WAY THESE SHELLS WERE MADE
                                      YOU CAN ALSO CLEARLY SEE A PORTION OF THE HOTCHKISS PATENT INFO ON THE BOTTOM OF THE BASE CUP
                                     

                                                                    $165.00

DR2093.                      SHEARED TOP INK WELL IN GREAT SHAPE, THIS IS AN EIGHT SIDED STYLE, IT WAS DUG IN A HUT SITE OUTSIDE
                                     SHELBYVILLE, TN, THERE WERE A COUPLE OF LOUISIANA BUTTONS AND A FEW C S INFANTRY BUTTONS DUG AT
                                     THE SITE ALSO, LIGHT AQUA IN COLOR
                                             $35.00

DR2092.                      MARTINGALE IN GREAT CONDITION, COOLEST THING IS WHERE IT WAS FOUND, IT WAS RECOVERED IN THE AREA
                                     OF FORT CRAIG LOCATED NEAR TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM, FORT CRAIG WAS BUILT IN 1854 NEAR THE RIO
                                     GRANDE RIVER, BY JULY OF 1861 IT WAS THE LARGEST FORT IN THE SOUTHWEST WITH OVER 2,000 SOLDIERS, ALSO
                                     IN 1861, SEVERAL REGIMENTS OF NEW MEXICO VOLUNTEERS WAS ESTABLISHED TO HANDLE A NEW THREAT, THE
                                    CONFEDERATE ARMY OF NEW MEXICO. IN FEBRUARY OF 1862, ALL 5 REGIMENTS OF NEW MEXICO VOLUNTEERS WERE
                                    SENT TO FORT CRAIG TO WAIT FOR THE CONFEDERATE ADVANCE UP THE RIO GRANDE. ON FEBRUARY 21, 1862, UNION
                                    TROOPS, LED BY COLONEL EDWARD CANBY, BATTLED WITH CONFEDERATE TROOPS LED BY BRIGADIER GENERAL
                                    SIBLEY, AT THE BATTLE OF VALVERDE, A CROSSING OF THE RIO GRANDE. BOTH SIDES SUFFERED HEAVY LOSSES, BUT
                                    IT WAS CONSIDERED A CONFEDERATE VICTORY. THE FACE OF THE MARTINGAL HAS A FEW LITTLE BUMPS AND BRUISES
                                    BUT NO DAMAGE, NOT EVEN TO THE RIM, THE REVERSE HAS SOME LEAD LOSS, THIS IS A GREAT CAVALRY RELIC, MOST
                                    LIKELY CONFEDERATE USED, FROM A BATTLE THAT HISTORY HAS OVERLOOKED
                                                                                                 $395.00

BC828.                        MASSIVE .72 / .73 CALIBER THREE RING MINIE FOR A FOREIGN MUSKET, THIS IS LIKE MM323, IT MEASURES .715 IN
                                    DIAMETER AND IS 1.08 INCHES TALL, IT WAS FOUND IN THE CONFEDERATE "WISHING WELL" IN SAVANNAH, GA IT
                                    HAS SOME BUILD-UP / SURFACE CORROSION, IT HAS A VERY DEEP CAVITY, IT COULD PROBABLY BE CLEANED UP
                                    SOME IF DESIRED, IT LOOKS BETTER IN PERSON THAN IN THE PICTURES
                                                                     SOLD

DR2091.                     COLT ARMY REVOLVER CYLINDER, FRAME, AND GRIP, THIS WAS A BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP FROM THE ATLANTA, GA
                                    AREA, THE CYLINDER IS FROZEN IN PLACE BUT THE HAMMER STILL MOVES, THE SERIAL NUMBER IS STILL VISIBLE
                                    LETTING US KNOW THAT IT WAS MANUFACTURED IN 1863, THE IRON IS IN GREAT SHAPE WITH ONLY MINIMAL, UNIFORM
                                    SURFACE PITTING, COOL RELIC
                                      $385.00

UP821.                        U S BOX PLATE, THIS ONE IS A BATTLE WEARY VETERAN, IT WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL TEARS AGO IN THE
                                    CHICKAMAUGA, GA AREA, IT IS MISSING A SMALL PIECE TO THE LEFT OF THE U, REVERSE HAS NEARLY FULL
                                    LEAD WITH SLIGHT LOSS AT THE RIM
                                                                                                $65.00

DR2090.                     CONFEDERATE FIGHTING KNIFE THAT WAS FOUND IN THE WALL OF AN ANTEBELLUM ERA HOUSE IN BEAUFORT, SC,
                                    IT IS IN VERY GOOD RELIC CONDITION, MEASURES 9.25" LONG WITH A 6.5", DOUBLE EDGED BLADE, HAS A CURVED
                                    IRON GUARD, THE WOOD GRIP WAS HELD ON WITH A PEWTER FERRULE AND BRAD, IT HAS A CRUDE, BLACKSMITH
                                    MADE LOOK, COOL RELIC THAT WILL LOOK GREAT IN ANY COLLECTION
                                   

                                                                     SOLD

F894.                           ETHAN ALLEN PEPPERBOX PISTOL IN GOOD CONDITION, THE METAL IS MAINLY SMOOTH WITH A SLIGHTLY MOTTLED
                                    MEDIUM TO DARK GRAY PATINA, HAS A THREE INCH LONG, FIVE SHOT BARREL, HAS THE BAR STYLE HAMMER THAT
                                    HAS A CLEAR PATENTED APRIL 16, 1845 MARKING, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND WORKS WELL, THE TWO PIECE WALNUT
                                    GRIPS ARE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE, THE TRIGGER GUARD IS MIA, THESE EARLY MULTI-SHOT PISTOLS WERE WIDELY
                                    CARRIED
                                   
                                                                                            $365.00

UB396.                        UNION INFANTRY OFFICER'S BUTTON IN NEAR MINT CONDITION, THE FACE HAS 100% OF THE BRIGHT GOLD
                                     GILT REMAINING, THE REVERSE HAS A STRAIGHT SHANK AND A D. EVANS & CO. ATTLEBORO MASS MAKER
                                     MARK, AS NICE AS THEY GET
                                                                                              $35.00

U820.                           EAGLE BREAST PLATE DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN THE CHICKAMAUGA, GA AREA, IT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION
                                     EXCEPT FOR MISSING APPROX. 2/3rds OF THE RIM, THIS IS ONLY THE OUTER RIM AND DOES NOT GET INTO THE EAGLE
                                     WHICH HAS GOOD DETAIL, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD, NICE, INEXPENSIVE EXAMPLE
                                                                                              $90.00

A724.                            NOSE SECTION FROM A 3" HOTCHKISS SHELL, THE IRON IS STRONG AND STABLE, HAS MODERATE PITTING, THIS
                                      WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN THE WARTRACE, TN AREA
                                                                      SOLD

L360.                            WONDERFUL EAGLE MILITIA PANEL PLATE ON IT'S ORIGINAL FOLDED AND STITCHED RED MOROCCAN LEATHER
                                      BELT, ACCORDING TO O'DONNELL'S BOOK, THIS PLATE WAS MADE FROM 1818 - 1835, WHILE THE PLATE IS SCARCE,
                                      ONE ON IT'S ORIGINAL BELT IS ALMOST NEVER SEEN, THE BUCKLE IS IN GREAT SHAPE WITH GOOD DETAIL AND NO
                                      DAMAGE, THE BELT IS ALSO IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION CONSIDERING IT'S AGE, IT IS STRONG AND PLIABLE, IT
                                      DOES HAVE ONE VERTICAL TEAR JUST FORWARD OF THE FIRST SWORD HANGER DROP, THE PICTURES DO NOT DO
                                      THIS JUSTICE, IT WILL BE A CENTER PIECE IN ANY COLLECTION
                                     

                                                                     $995.00

CP361.                         C.S.A. RECTANGLE WAIST BELT PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THIS WAS RECOVERED BY MY GOOD FRIEND, THE
                                     LATE HARVEY WHITE, HE DUG THIS BUCKLE IN APRIL 0F 2012 IN THE TULLAHOMA, TN AREA, THE FACE HAS STRONG
                                     LETTERS YOU CAN READ FROM ACROSS THE ROOM, HAS A NICE MEDIUM BROWN PATINA WITH SOME GREEN HIGH
                                     LIGHTS, THERE IS NO DAMAGE BUT THE FACE DOES HAVE A SLIGHT WAVE THAT REALLY ISN'T SEEN WHEN THE PLATE
                                     IS DISPLAYED, THE REVERSE RETAINS ALL THREE HOOKS, THIS IS THE VIRGINIA OR TENNESSEE THIN STYLE, THIS IS
                                     "THE" CONFEDERATE BUCKLE THAT ALL COLLECTORS WANT, AND THEY HAVE BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO
                                      FIND FOR SALE ANYMORE
                                           SOLD

F893.                            SMALL BOOT OR POCKET PISTOL IN GOOD, DUG CONDITION, THE METAL IS STRONG AND STABLE, HAS UNIFORM,
                                      MODERATE PITTING, THE TRIGGER IS PRESENT BUT PRESSED AGAINST THE BACK OF THE TRIGGER GUARD, THIS
                                      WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN NASHVILLE, TN
                                                                       SOLD

F892.                           SPECIAL MODEL 1861 RIFLE - MUSKET MADE BY LAMSON, GOODNOW, & YALE CO. OF WINDSOR, VERMONT IN GOOD
                                    CONDITION, THE WALNUT STOCK SHOWS SEVERAL SMALL BUMPS AND BRUISES FROM COMBAT USE BUT IS IN GOOD
                                    SHAPE OVERALL WITH A DARK PATINA, THE METAL ALSO HAS A DARK PATINA, IT IS MAINLY SMOOTH WITH SOME
                                    SLIGHT TEXTURE TO THE SURFACE, THE LOCK PLATE IS DATED 1863 AND HAS THE L. G. & Y. / WINDSOR, VT MAKER'S
                                    MARK, THE REAR SIGHT IS MIA, HAS THE ORIGINAL RAMROD, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND WORKS WELL
                                   

                                                                         $785.00

EW688.                       MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD IN SEMI-RELIC CONDITION, THE REALLY COOL THING IS THAT THE KNUCKLE BOW HAS BEEN
                                    TORN OFF, YOU CAN SEE WHERE IT JOINED THE CLAM SHELL GUARD IS PUSHED TO THE RIGHT, THE BLADE IS FULL
                                    LENGTH, IT HAS A DARK PATINA WITH SLIGHT SURFACE PITTING, THE PITTING IS AT IT'S WORSE AT THE RICASSO, YOU
                                    CAN STILL MAKE OUT THE U.S, INSPECTOR'S INITIALS, AND 186?, THE MAKER'S STAMP IS GONE, THE BLADE FITS TIGHTLY
                                    INTO THE HILT WHICH HAS A DARK PATINA, GREAT SWORD WITH A LOT OF CHARACTER THAT NO DOUBT "SAW THE
                                    ELEPHANT"
                                   

                                                                         $195.00

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

 
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