Stones River Trading Company

CONFEDERATE PLATES
WITH THE PROLIFERATION OF FAKE CS PLATES, YOU CAN'T
BE TOO CAREFUL, THE PLATES ON THIS PAGE HAVE BEEN
 INSPECTED BY AT LEAST TWO OTHER DEALERS AND ALL ARE
100% GUARANTEED

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

CP359.                         LARGE PIECE FROM A GEORGIA FRAME BUCKLE, THIS WAS A THICK, HEAVY BUCKLE, IT WOULD HAVE TAKEN A
                                     LOT OF FORCE TO BREAK, HAS THE PYRAMID STYLE TOOTH, 1.75" TALL
                                                                     SOLD

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
                                      PROVENANCE 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

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,
                                        WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO AT THE SITE OF A C S PRISONER OF WAR CAMP AT CAMP NELSON, KY
                                                                             SOLD

CP355.                           GEORGIA FRAME BUCKLE IN GREAT CONDITION, THIS IS A WELL MADE, HEAVY BUCKLE WITH THE LARGE
                                       TRIANGULAR TEETH, MEASURES 71 X 58mm, SLIGHT BEVEL TO THE EDGES, THIS IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO
                                       DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, HAS A PLEASING WOODSY-GREEN PATINA
                                                         SOLD

CP354.                         CONFEDERATE CARBINE SLING BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, MEASURES 70 X 55mm, THE TONGUE HOOKS
                                     MOVE FREELY, HAS A PLEASING WOODSY-GREEN PATINA, THIS WAS RECOVERED IN THE CHATTANOOGA, TN
                                     AREA, THE THIRD PICTURE SHOWS IT ALONG WITH A REGULATION U S EXAMPLE FOR SIZE COMPARISON
                                                                                    SOLD

CP342.                         THIS IS A PIECE OUT OF MY DAD'S COLLECTION, APPROX. HALF OF A VIRGINIA STYLE C.S.A. RECTANGLE WAIST
                                     BELT PLATE, THE FACE HAS PART OF THE S AND ALL OF THE A SHOWING, THE REVERSE HAS THE TONGUE HOOK
                                     THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN HOG WALLOW, KY WHICH IS IN HART COUNTY NEAR MUNFORDVILLE, COOL
                                     CONFEDERATE RELIC
                                                                                   $685.00

CP353.                         C. S. A. RECTANGLE DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN BRIDGEPORT, ALABAMA, THIS IS THE TENNESSEE OR VIRGINIA
                                     THIN STYLE, IT APPEARS THAT THE HOOKS WERE LOST AND THE SOLDIER ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A FIELD REPAIR
                                     IT HAS A SMALL RECTANGULAR HOLE PUNCHED IN BELOW THE C, THE SOLDIER THEN GOT IN A HURRY AND
                                     DAMAGED THE UPPER PART, IT STILL DISPLAYS VERY WELL FOR ABOUT A THIRD THE COST OF A PERFECT ONE
                                                                                  SOLD

CP352.                         CONFEDERATE SHEET BRASS, CLIPPED CORNER PLATE IN GREAT SHAPE, STILL RETAINS IT'S SHAPE WITH A
                                     NICE BODY CURVE, THE FACE RETAINS ABOUT HALF OF THE ORIGINAL FINISH AND HAS A DARK BROWN
                                     PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS STRONG SOLDER MARKS WHERE THE HOOKS WERE ATTACHED, AS NICE A PLATE
                                     OF THIS STYLE I'VE SEEN IN A LONG TIME
                                                                                                                  SOLD

CP351.                         BEAUTIFUL, HEAVY GEORGIA FRAME BUCKLE IN GREAT CONDITION, MEASURES 71 X 58m, STYLE WITH THE
                                     SLIGHTLY BEVELED EDGES AND THE LARGE TRIANGULAR HOOKS, THIS JUST AS DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO
                                     WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, GREAT CONFEDERATE BUCKLE
                                                                                        SOLD

CP350.                           FANTASTIC C S TWO PIECE WAIST BELT PLATE, THIS IS A VIRGINIA STYLE BUCKLE MOST LIKE PLATE 006 IN
                                       MULLINAX'S CONFEDERATE BUCKLES AND PLATES, THIS IS AN AWESOME EXAMPLE WITH NOTHING TO
                                       APOLOGIZE FOR, IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, BOTH HALVES WERE DUG TOGETHER
                                       AND IT HAS A GREAT WOODSY-GREEN PATINA, YOU COULD SEARCH FOR YEARS AND NOT FIND A NICER DUG
                                       EXAMPLE OF THIS BUCKLE
                                          SOLD

CP349.                          SMALL FRAME BUCKLE WITH BEVELED EDGES, THIS IS A THICK, HEAVILY MADE BUCKLE MEASURING 55 X 68mm,
                                      THICK, TRIANGULAR TEETH, JUST AS DUG WITH A PLEASING BROWNISH-GREEN PATINA, NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS
                                      THE PICS SOMEWHAT DISTORT THE SHAPE, PICTURE 3 IS CLOSEST TO THE ACTUAL SHAPE
                                                                        SOLD

CP348.                          SNAKE FROM A CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE IN GOOD SHAPE, MEASURES 1.75" LONG, IT IS THE STYLE WITH A
                                      SINGLE HEAD AND TAIL, HAS BULGING EYES, THE BOTTOM HAS THE CORRECT BELLY SCALES, IT IS WELL WORN
                                      FROM USE, WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN MURFREESBORO, TN
                                                                                                                             SOLD

CP347.                           LARGE SIZE CONFEDERATE FORKED TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, IT IS JUST AS DUG
                                       WITH NO REPAIRS OR DAMAGE, IT HAS A VERY SLIGHT WAVE, IT HAS AN ATTRACTIVE WOODSY-GREEN PATINA
                                       IT WAS DUG SEVERAL YEARS BACK IN THE CHICKAMAUGA AREA, MEASURES 66 X 96mm
                                                                                                       SOLD

CP346.                           RECTANGULAR SHEET IRON BUCKLE IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, THIS WAS RECOVERED BACK IN THE 1960's IN
                                       FREDERICKSBURG, VA, MEASURES 49 X 75mm, IT DOESN'T SHOW VERY WELL IN THE PICTURES BUT THE EDGES
                                       OF THE FACE ARE SLIGHTLY BEVELED, MOST AMAZING THING IS THAT IT RETAINS ALL THREE OF THE SOLDERED
                                       ON IRON WIRE HOOKS, COOL AND AFFORDABLE CONFEDERATE BUCKLE
                                                                                                           SOLD

CP345.                           LEECH AND RIGDON PLAIN FACE TONGUE HALF OF A TWO PIECE BUCKLE, IT IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND
                                       HAS A SMOOTH MEDIUM TO DARK BROWN PATINA, MUCH SCARCER THAN ITS C S MARKED BROTHER
                                                                                          SOLD

CP344.                           SUPERB LARGE FRAME "FORK" TONGUE BUCKLE, THIS ONE IS ABOUT AS NICE AS THEY COME, EVEN DARK
                                       GREEN PATINA, NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, AND IT STILL RETAINS THE BODY CURVE, THE TONGUE STILL MOVES
                                       FREELY, IT WOULD BE ABOUT IMPOSSIBLE TO EVER UPGRADE FROM THIS ONE
                                                                      SOLD

CP343.                         BRASS SNAKE FROM A CONFEDERATE BUCKLE, 1.75" LONG, IT IS THE STYLE WITH THE PROPER BACK AND BELLY
                                     SCALES ON THE SNAKE, THE TWO THINGS I REALLY LIKE ABOUT THIS ONE ARE THE PROTRUDING EYES AND THE
                                     WAY THE TAIL IS PULLED UPWARD, IT WOULD HAVE HAD TO SEEN A LOT OF USE TO DO THIS, DUG SEVERAL YEARS
                                     AGO IN THE SHILOH AREA, COOL AND AFFORDABLE CONFEDERATE RELIC
                                                                                                     SOLD

CP341.                    SMALL SIZE, GUTTER BACK FRAME BUCKLE IN GREAT SHAPE, MEASURES APPROX. 60 X 67mm, THIS ONE IS OUT OF
                                MY DAD'S COLLECTION, IT WAS DUG ALONG THE DUCK RIVER NEAR SHELBYVILLE, TN IN THE LATE 1970's AND IS
                                JUST AS DUG FREE OF ANY DAMAGE OR REPAIRS
                                                                                                   SOLD

CP340.                    SNAKE FROM A CONFEDERATE 3 PIECE SNAKE BUCKLE, THIS WAS DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO HERE IN
                                MURFREESBORO, TN, IT CAME FROM A ROCKY AREA AND IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, IT IS 1.75" LONG,
                                IT IS THE TRUE SNAKE STYLE WITH CORRECT BELLY SCALES, TOP AND BOTTOM SHOWS GREAT DETAIL
                                                                                                          SOLD

CP339.                    PLAIN OVAL CROSS BELT PLATE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, THIS IS MOST LIKELY AN EARLY MILITIA PLATE
                                FROM THE 1840'S, BUT THERE WERE SOME CONFEDERATE MANUFACTURED COPIES AND MANY OF THE EARLY
                                MILITIA PLATES WERE PRESSED BACK INTO SERVICE BY THE SOUTH, MEASURES 82 X 62mm, HAS THE HARDWARE
                                FOR THE ATTACHMENT PIN BUT THE PIN ITSELF IS MIA, HAS A VERY OLD DIGGER'S TAG FROM WHERE IT WAS
                                FOUND AT MALVERN HILL, COOL PLATE WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK
                                                                                                             SOLD

CP338.                    CONFEDERATE LARGE WISHBONE OR FORK TONGUE BUCKLE IN GOOD CONDITION, THIS WAS DUG BY JEFF KING IN
                                GENERAL VAN DORNE'S FIRST CAMP AFTER HOLLY SPRINGS, THE BACK BAR HAS A SLIGHT OUTWARD BEND FROM
                                HEAVY USE, IT ALSO HAS A VERY SLIGHT CONVEX BEND, IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS
                                                                                         SOLD

CP337.                    CONFEDERATE RECTANGULAR SHEET BRASS BUCKLE IN GREAT SHAPE, MEASURES 2.9" X 1.77", IT HAS NO BENDS
                                OR DAMAGE, WAS DUG WITH NEARLY ALL THE ORIGINAL TELEGRAPH WIRE HOOKS ON IT, THEY ARE ALL THERE
                                EXCEPT FOR THE BENT ENDS WITH ONLY ONE OF THOSE REMAINING, THE DIGGER HAS COATED THEM WITH
                                VARNISH, STILL RETAINS THE BODY CURVE, WAS RECOVERED AT A C S CAMP AT SPRING HILL, TN. GREAT
                                CONFEDERATE PLATE WITHOUT SPENDING THOUSANDS
                                                                                                                     SOLD

CP336.                    C S "EGG" WAIST BELT PLATE IN OUTSTANDING DUG CONDITION, IT WAS RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO BY
                                BILL SLEDGE IN THE SHILOH, TN AREA, MOST AMAZING THING IS THAT WHEN DUG IT STILL HAD THE TELEGRAPH
                                WIRE HOOKS STILL FIRMLY ATTACHED, YOU VIRTUALLY NEVER SEE THESE WITH THE ORIGINAL HOOKS, IT HAS A
                                SMALL DROP OF SOLDER JUST BELOW THE HOOK, HAS CLEAR LETTERS, WHEN DUG IT HAD A TINY FREEZE CRACK
                                AT THE TOP EDGE BETWEEN THE LETTERS THAT WAS PROFESSIONALLY REPAIRED, GREAT C S MARKED PLATE
                                                                                          SOLD

CP333.                    CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, THIS WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN
                                THE CHATTANOOGA, TN AREA, THIS IS A LARGE HEAVILY MADE EXAMPLE, THE LOOPS ARE 1.4" TALL AND IT IS 3.5"
                                LONG, DOUBLE HEADED SNAKE HAS GREAT DETAIL, HAS A VERY DARK PATINA
                                                                                                SOLD

CP322.                   CONFEDERATE WISHBONE OR FORK TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE, IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO
                               REPAIRS, THE TONGUE STILL MOVES FREELY ON THE BAR, HAS A VERY SLIGHT SLANT FROM USE, IT HAS A GREAT
                               WOODSY GREEN PATINA, THIS IS THE LARGE SIZE, WONDERFUL CONFEDERATE MADE AND USED BUCKLE THAT IS
                               STILL AFFORDABLE
                                                                                                    SOLD

CP318.                        SNAKE PORTION FROM A CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE, THIS IS THE STYLE WITH THE LARGER HEADS THAT
                                    LOOK MORE LIKE DUCK HEADS, IT IS APPROX. 1 &  5/8ths INCHES LONG, YOU KNOW FROM THE WEAR IT SAW A
                                    LOT OF USE BEFORE BEING LOST, THIS WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN MURFREESBORO, TN, COOL
                                    RELIC
                                                                                                                                                                   SOLD

CP315.                        GEORGIA FRAME BUCKLE, THIS IS THE GUTTER BACK STYLE, THIS WAS BROKE WHEN FOUND AND HAS ONLY BEEN
                                    GLUED TOGETHER BY THE DIGGER, IT FITS TOGETHER ALMOST PERFECTLY, HAS A PLEASING GREENISH-BROWN
                                    PATINA, DISPLAYS GREAT AND ATTRACTIVELY PRICED
                                                                                                                                                                        SOLD 

CP332.                           BEAUTIFUL ATLANTA ARSENAL STYLE, C.S.A. RECTANGLE WAIST BELT PLATE, THIS BUCKLE HAS A GORGEOUS
                                       FACE WITH LETTERS THAT JUST JUMP OUT AT YOU, WHEN DUG, THERE WAS A SLIGHT UPWARD BEND ON THE
                                       SIDE RIGHT OF THE A THAT HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY STRAIGHTENED, IT IS THE STYLE THAT HAS A SLIGHT
                                       INDENTATION IN THE RIM TO ACCOMMODATE THE PERIOD PAST THE A, THE REVERSE HAS THE TWO BELT
                                       HOOKS BUT THE TONGUE HOOK IS MIA, THE DIGGER LIGHTLY INKED THE RECOVERY LOCATION OF ALLATOONA,
                                       GA ON IT AND THE NUMBER 22, THIS WOULD BE EASILY REMOVED IF DESIRED, GREAT BUCKLE AT A GREAT
                                       PRICE
                                                                                                                                            SOLD

CP331.                          C S "EGG" WAIST BELT PLATE IN GREAT CONDITION, WHEN DUG IT HAD AN UPWARD BEND TO THE RIGHT OF
                                      THE S THAT WAS PROFESSIONALLY STRAIGHTENED, OTHERWISE IT IS JUST AS DUG, I BELIEVED THIS WAS FOUND
                                      IN THE SHELBYVILLE, TN AREA BUT I'M NOT 100% CERTAIN, WONDERFUL C S MARKED BUCKLE THAT DISPLAYS
                                      GREAT
                                                                                                                                              SOLD

CP330.                           WREATH FROM A RICHMOND STYLE TWO PIECE C S BUCKLE, THE BAR WITH BELT LOOP BROKE OFF AT THE
                                       WREATH'S EDGE, THE WREATH SHOWS WEAR BUT IS OTHERWISE IN GREAT SHAPE
                                                                                                                   SOLD

CP329.                         CONFEDERATE, LARGE WISH BONE OR FORKED TONGUE BUCKLE, UNFORTUNATELY WHEN FOUND THE TONGUE
                                     WAS MIA, PROBABLY WHY IT WAS DISCARDED, THE FRAME SECTION IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, JUST AS DUG
                                     WITH ONLY A SLIGHT BEND, FIND A TONGUE AND DOUBLE IT'S VALUE, DISPLAYS WELL AS IS
                                                                                                                    SOLD

CP328.                        WOW, A BULLET STRUCK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE DUG AT BRICES CROSSROADS, NO I CAN'T SAY WITH
                                    100% CERTAINTY THAT THIS WAS BULLET STRUCK, BUT I CAN'T THINK OF ANY OTHER WAY THAT THE CROSS BAR
                                    WOULD BE SNAPPED OFF LIKE THIS, PUSHED INWARD AND WITH NO OTHER DAMAGE TO THE SURROUNDING
                                    AREAS, IT HAS BEEN EXAMINED BY SEVERAL OTHER KNOWLEDGEABLE FOLKS AND BULLET STRUCK WAS THE
                                    OPINION OF ALL, IT MEASURES APPROX. 65 X 53mm, IT HAS NO OTHER DAMAGE THAN THE MISSING PIECE OF THE
                                    CROSS BAR, THE BULLET IN THE FIRST PICTURE WAS ALSO DUG AT BRICES CROSSROADS BUT NOT WITH THE
                                     BUCKLE, VERY COOL, ONE OF A KIND CONFEDERATE BUCKLE
                                                              SOLD

CP327.                      CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE IN GREAT CONDITION, IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH ONLY THE DIRT RINSED OFF, IT
                                  FREE OF ANY DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, IT HAS A VERY ATTRACTIVE WOODSY-GREEN PATINA, THIS IS A BUCKLE THAT
                                  WOULD HAVE BEEN OUT FRONT BY A MAN IN THE THICK OF THE FIGHT
                                                                                                                    SOLD

CP326.                     C S "EGG" WAIST BELT PLATE IN GOOD CONDITION, IT HAS A GOOD LETTER STRIKE AND A NICE WOODSY-GREEN
                                 PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS THE TELEGRAPH WIRE HOOKS, THEY LOOK GREAT BUT MOST LIKELY HAVE BEEN
                                 REAPPLIED, THESE ARE BECOMING DIFFICULT TI FIND BUT REMAIN THE MOST AFFORDABLE MARKED C S PLATES
                                                                                                                     SOLD 

CP325.                    CONFEDERATE CARBINE SLING BUCKLE, THIS IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE CONFEDERATE MADE BUCKLES,
                                BUT IS STILL THE MOST AFFORDABLE, THIS EXAMPLE IS IN GREAT SHAPE, IT WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO IN THE
                                RICHMOND, VA AREA, IT HAS A NICE EVEN BROWN PATINA AND BOTH TONGUES STILL MOVE FREELY ON THE
                                CROSS BAR, IT MEASURES 75 X 47mm AND IS VERY THICK, IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, THIS
                                IS A VERY DIFFICULT BUCKLE TO FIND AND THIS ONE WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE TO UPGRADE
                                                                                                                        SOLD

CP324.                    WREATH HALF OF A C S TWO PIECE BUCKLE, WHEN DUG BACK IN 1996, THE BELT LOOP WAS SNAPPED OFF AT THE
                                WREATH AND THE DIGGER BRAZED IT BACK ON, THE WREATH HAS GOOD DETAIL, THE DIGGER INKED THE YEAR
                                FOUND ON THE BACK AND ALSO WHAT I BELIEVE IS THE LOCATION THAT I CAN'T QUITE MAKE OUT, PRETTY RELIC
                                                                                                                            SOLD

CP321.                    C S A RECTANGLE IN TWO PIECES, THESE WERE FOUND SEVERAL YEARS AGO BETWEEN FARMINGTON AND
                                SHELBYVILLE, TN, COOL THING IS THAT THEY WERE DUG BY BROTHERS, WAYNE AND EARL HAYNES, THE C. S.
                                SIDE WAS FOUND AND IT WAS JUST OVER A YEAR LATER THAT THE SECOND BROTHER FOUND THE A. SIDE, IT
                                APPEARS THAT THE HOOKS WERE BROKE OR REMOVED AND THE BUCKLE BROKE IN TWO, WE CAN ONLY GUESS
                                WHY THIS WAS DONE, IT COULD BE REPAIRED BUT I LIKE IT JUST AS IT IS, IT STILL HAS GREAT DETAIL TO THE
                                FACE, AND THE PIECES FIT TOGETHER WELL, DISPLAYS GREAT WITH COOL PROVENANCE
                                                                                                     SOLD

CP317.                        CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, JUST AS DUG WITH ONLY THE DIRT RINSED OFF,
                                    FREE OF ANY DAMAGE OR REPAIR, HAS A NICE WOODSY-GREEN PATINA, WOULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO UPGRADE
                                                                                                                                           SOLD

CP316.                       CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, THIS IS THE LARGER STYLE, THE LOOPS ARE 2.75
                                    INCHES TALL AND THE SNAKE IS 1.75 INCHES LONG, THERE IS GREAT DETAIL TO THE SNAKE, IT IS THE STYLE WITH
                                   TWO HEADS THAT RESEMBLE DUCK HEADS MORE THAN SNAKES, THIS WAS FOUND SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN
                                   CHATTANOOGA, TN, AS IS TYPICAL OF RELICS FOUND THERE ON THE STEEP, ROCKY SLOPES, IT IS IN GREAT SHAPE
                                                                                                                SOLD

CP314.                       CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, IT IS JUST AS DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN COLD
                                   HARBOR, VA, IT HAS NO REPAIRS OR ALTERATIONS, MEASURES 62 X 71mm, THE LONG, SLENDER TEETH ARE IN
                                   GREAT SHAPE, SHOWS GOOD WEAR
                                                                                                                                                                SOLD

CP312.                      BEAUTIFUL ARMY OF TENNESSEE STYLE C S CLIPPED CORNER PLATE WITH SPUN HOOKS, THE FACE HAS LETTERS
                                  THAT JUST JUMP OUT AT YOU AND NO DAMAGE, THE REVERSE HAS BOTH BELT HOOKS, THE TIP OF THE TONGUE
                                  HOOK IS MIA, HAS VERY CLEAR INDENTIONS WHERE THE HOOKS WERE SPUN DOWN WHEN MADE, THIS WILL BE
                                  A STAND OUT IN ANY COLLECTION
                                                                                                                                      SOLD

CP311.                     CONFEDERATE THREE PIECE SNAKE BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, THIS WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL
                                 YEARS AGO IN THE COLD HARBOR AREA, THE LOOPS ARE 2.25" TALL, THE SNAKE IS 1.75" LONG, IT IS A TWO HEADED
                                 SNAKE WITH GREAT DETAIL, COMES WITH A LETTER FROM WHEN IT WAS ORIGINALLY SOLD GIVING THE DIGGER'S
                                 NAME AND PRECISE RECOVERY LOCATION, GREAT EXAMPLE THAT WILL BE ABOUT IMPOSSIBLE TO UPGRADE
                                                                                                             SOLD

CP309.                        A CONFEDERATE "EGG" WAIST BELT PLATE IN GOOD CONDITION, THIS ONE IS FRESH OUT OF THE SOIL BEING DUG
                                    AT THE END OF NOVEMBER IN VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, WHEN DUG THE ENDS WERE SLIGHTLY BENT UPWARD,
                                   THE DIGGER STRAIGHTENED IT OUT NICELY BUT IT DID CAUSE A COUPLE OF LINES IN THE PATINA WHICH IS A
                                    WOODSY GREEN, GREAT RELIC
                                                                                                                                                                    SOLD

CP308.                       ATLANTA ARSENAL STYLE C.S.A. RECTANGLE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE HAS STRONG, CRISP LETTERS
                                   IT HAS A PRIMARILY MEDIUM BROWN PATINA WITH SOME GREEN HIGHLIGHTS, THE REVERSE HAS ALL THREE
                                   HOOKS PRESENT, THIS BUCKLE IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO REPAIRS, IT DOES HAVE A VERY SLIGHT RIPPLE AND THE
                                   HOOKS ARE PRESSED DOWN AGAINST THE PLATE, WONDERFUL BUCKLE OUT OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI THAT
                                   DISPLAYS GREAT
                                                                                                                                       SOLD

CP306.                      BRASS CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, THIS IS A LARGE EXAMPLE, THE OVERALL
                                  LENGTH IS APPROX. 3.25", THE DOUBLE HEADED SNAKE IS 2.75" LONG, AND THE LOOPS ARE 2.6" TALL, IT HAS
                                  AN EVEN, DARK PATINA, THIS WAS DUG IN THE CHICKAMAUGA AREA AND IS ONE OF THE NICEST SNAKE
                                  BUCKLES I'VE SEEN IN A LONG TIME
                                                                               SOLD

CP305.                     CONFEDERATE GUTTER BACK FRAME BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, THIS WAS DUG IN THE
                                 CHICKAMAUGA AREA AND IS AS NICE A DUG EXAMPLE AS YOU WILL EVER SEE, STRAIGHT AND SOLID WITH
                                 AN EVEN MEDIUM BROWN PATINA
                                                                                                                                                                    SOLD

CP303.                    GORGEOUS C.S.A. RECTANGLE WAIST BELT PLATE, THIS IS THE THICK ATLANTA ARSENAL STYLE AND IS IN GREAT
                                CONDITION, THE FACE HAS LETTERS THAT JUMP OUT AT YOU, HAS A FEW VERY SMALL DINGS LETTING US KNOW
                                THAT IT SAW ACTION, THE REVERSE HAS ALL THREE HOOKS PRESENT WITH ONE BEING BENT DOWNWARD, HAS
                                GOOD FILE MARKS AND A VERY PLEASING MEDIUM BROWN PATINA, THIS EXAMPLE IS WAY NICER THAN MOST I
                                SEE THESE DAYS AND WILL STAND TALL IN ANY COLLECTION
                                                                                                                                          SOLD

 CP300.                    BRASS SNAKE PORTION OF A CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE, 1.75" LONG AND IN GREAT SHAPE, THIS IS THE STYLE
                                THAT HAS THE CORRECT TOP AND BELLY SCALES, IT IS JUST AS DUG IN THE CORINTH, MS AREA AND WOULD
                                PROBABLY CLEAN UP A LITTLE BETTER IF DESIRED, COOL RELIC
                                                                                                                                                                      SOLD

CP302.                   CONFEDERATE, LEECH AND RIGDON C S BUCKLE, UNUSUAL IN THAT BOTH BELT LOOPS ARE MIA, HAS A PLEASING
                               GREENISH-BROWN PATINA, BOTH PIECES WERE DUG TOGETHER, THE TONGUE HAS A VERY SLIGHT WAVE, HAS A
                               SLIGHTLY ROUGH SURFACE WHICH IS MAGNIFIED IN THE PICTURES, DISPLAYS GREAT AS IS OR WOULD BE AN
                               EASY RESTORATION IF DESIRED
                                                            SOLD

CP301.                    C.S.A. RECTANGLE IN GOOD DUG CONDITION, THESE ARE BECOMING VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND FOR SALE, THE
                                FACE HAS VERY STRONG LETTERS YOU CAN READ FROM ACROSS THE ROOM, HAS A SMALL CUT ON THE TOP
                                EDGE BETWEEN THE C AND A, IT HAS A VERY SLIGHT WAVE, THE REVERSE HAS ALL THREE HOOKS, THIS IS THE
                                TENNESSEE THIN STYLE, BETTER HURRY I'M SURE THIS WANT LAST LONG
                                                                                                                                            SOLD

CP299.                     BEAUTIFUL CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE, IT IS THE THIN BEVELED-EDGE STYLE, IT WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO
                                 BY REES BUTTRAM AT A CONFEDERATE CAVALRY CAMP AT FALLS CREEK NEAR SHELBYVILLE, TN, IT MEASURES
                                 54 X 65mm AND IS IN PERFECT SHAPE, I DON'T BELIEVE YOU WILL EVER FIND A BETTER DUG EXAMPLE THAN THIS
                                                                                                                  SOLD

CP298.                     LARGE SIZE IRON SNAKE BUCKLE IN GOOD DUG CONDITION, THESE IRON SNAKE BUCKLES ARE MUCH SCARCER
                                 THAN THE BRASS ONES, THE LOOPS ARE APPROX. 2.75" TALL AND IT IS 2.75" ACROSS, THE IRON IS STRONG AND
                                 STABLE, IT WAS RECOVERED AT FALLEN TIMBERS, WHERE COLONEL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST AND HIS
                                 CAVALRY TROOPS HAD A BRIEF BUT FIERCE FIGHT WITH TROOPS LED BY WILLIAM T. SHERMAN, THIS WAS THE
                                 CLOSE TO THE BATTLE OF SHILOH AS FORREST PROVIDE COVERAGE TO THE REAR AS THE CONFEDERATE ARMY
                                 RETREATED TOWARDS CORINTH, MS GREAT CHANCE TO OWN A CONFEDERATE BUCKLE FROM A BATTLE
                                 INVOLVING TWO OF THE BEST KNOWN FIGURES OF THE WAR
                                                                                                                                            SOLD

CP297.                       SNAKE PORTION FROM A CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE FROM THE CHICKAMAUGA AREA, IT IS BRASS AND IN
                                   VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH GREAT DETAIL, APPROX. 1.5" LONG
                                                                                                                                                                       SOLD

CP296.                       BRASS SNAKE FROM A CONFEDERATE SNAKE BUCKLE, MEASURES 1.6" LONG, STILL HAS A SMALL PIECE OF THE
                                   IRON LOOP BETWEEN THE HEAD AND BODY, GOOD DETAIL
                                                                                                                                                                          SOLD

CP295.                     CONFEDERATE LARGE "FORKED TONGUE" WAIST BELT PLATE IN GREAT CONDITION, MEASURES 64 X 95mm, IT
                                 IS JUST AS DUG WITHOUT ANY DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, HAS A WOODSY-GREEN PATINA, THE TONGUE WILL STILL
                                 MOVE FREELY AND IT RETAINS A NICE BODY CURVE, THIS WILL BE A WONDERFUL ADDITION TO ANY COLLECTION
                                                                                                                                                SOLD

CP294.                      BRASS SNAKE FROM A C S SNAKE BUCKLE, MEASURES 1.35" LONG, NOTICE THE WEAR ON EACH END, THIS BUCKLE
                                  SAW A LOT OF ACTION BEFORE BEING LOST
                                                                                                                                                                          SOLD

CP292.                     C S REGULATION OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THIS WAS DUG IN THE CHATTANOOGA, TN
                                 AREA, THE HOOKS WERE IN THE HOLE WHEN DUG BUT DETACHED FROM THE PLATE, THEY HAVE BEEN PROFESS-
                                 IONALLY REATTACHED, HAS A DARK PATINA, HAS A COUPLE OF SMALL FLEA BITES AROUND THE RIM THAT ARE
                                 MORE VISIBLE FROM THE BACK
                                                                                                                                               SOLD

CP291.                     ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS RICHMOND STYLE TWO PIECE BELT PLATE, HAS FINELY SHAPED LETTERS THAT
                                JUMP OUT AT YOU, HAS A NARROW BORDER AROUND THE TONGUE DISC, THE WREATH HAS GREAT DETAIL
                                ALSO, NO DOUBT THAT THE TONGUE AND WREATH ARE ORIGINAL TO EACH OTHER, THIS WAS DUG SEVERAL
                                YEARS AGO IN THE WINCHESTER, VA AREA AND WAS ORIGINALLY SOLD BY HARRY RIDGEWAY, BEAUTIFUL
                                CONFEDERATE BUCKLE THAT WOULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO UPGRADE
                                                        SOLD

CP290.                 C.S.A. RECTANGLE WAIST BELT PLATE IN GREAT SHAPE, THIS IS THE THICK ATLANTA ARSENAL STYLE, THE
                             FACE HAS GREAT LETTERS THAT JUST JUMP OUT AT YOU, HAS AN EVEN MEDIUM BROWN PATINA, THE
                             REVERSE HAS ALL THREE HOOKS PRESENT, THE HOOK THAT IS MORE RAISED IS THE ORIGINAL HOOK, IT
                             WAS IN THE HOLE WHEN DUG BUT WAS BROKE OFF, THE DIGGER HAS GLUED IT BACK ON, THIS PLATE WAS
                             FOUND IN THE NORTH GEORGIA AREA, GREAT LOOKING PLATE YOU WILL BE PROUD TO DISPLAY
                                                                                                                                        SOLD                       

CP288.                CONFEDERATE GUTTER BACK FRAME BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, HAS A GREAT TAN PATINA WITH HINTS OF
                            GREEN, JUST AS DUG WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS, BE A TOUGH ONE TO EVER UPGRADE
                                                                                                                                                                   SOLD

CP287.               BEAUTIFUL C S REGULATION WAIST BELT PLATE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, HAS STRONG LETTERS YOU CAN
                           READ FROM ACROSS THE ROOM, HAS A SMOOTH MEDIUM BROWN PATINA WITH SOME GREEN TINT, THE REVERSE
                           IS MISSING THE SCRAP BRASS HOOKS BUT HAS CLEAR SOLDER MARKS WHERE THEY WERE, NO DAMAGE, NO REPAIRS,
                           ALSO HAS EXCEPTIONAL PROVENANCE FROM WHEN IT WAS DUG ON DEC. 5, 2010 IN ABBEVILLE, MS UP TO TODAY, I
                           ORIGINALLY PURCHASED THIS PLATE FROM THE DIGGER IN FEB. 2011 AND SOLD IT TO A GOOD FRIEND OF MINE,
                           HAVING JUST BOUGHT IT BACK FROM HIM THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THIS PLATE HAS EVER BEEN OFFERED TO THE
                           PUBLIC, WILL BE VERY ABOUT IMPOSSIBLE TO UPGRADE FROM THIS ONE
                                                                                                                                         SOLD

CP286.               GEORGIA FRAME BUCKLE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, NO DAMAGE AND NO REPAIRS, THIS WAS A RECENT
                           FIND AT DALTON, GEORGIA
                                                                                                                                          SOLD

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