Stones River Trading Company

DUG RELICS  

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

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

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

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

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

DR2051.                          SMOOTH SIDE REGULATION CANTEEN, ORAL HISTORY IS THAT IT WAS PICKED UP SHORTLY AFTER THE BATTLE
                                         OF STONES RIVER, IT IS VERY SOLID WITH ONLY ONE TINY PINHOLE, IT HAS SMALL DENTS ON EACH SIDE, RETAINS
                                         TWO OF THE STRAP BRACKETS, THE SPOUT IS MIA
                                                                                   $95.00

DR2050.                        VERY RARE NUMBER 1 REGULATION U S CAVALRY RING BIT, THIS WAS A VERY AGGRESSIVE BIT THAT WAS USED
                                       PRIMARILY TO BREAK HORSES, IT HAS A HIGH PORT WITH A "TICKLER" IN THE CENTER AND A LARGE RING THAT
                                       WENT AROUND THE HORSE'S JAW, THIS WAS A VERY EARLY FIND OR POSSIBLY A BARN FIND, IT IS IN EXCELLENT
                                       CONDITION, ALL MOVING PARTS STILL MOVE FREELY, IT HAS VERY LIGHT, UNIFORM SURFACE PITTING AND AN
                                       EVEN DARK BROWN PATINA, THIS IS A RELIC THAT EVEN MOST ADVANCED COLLECTIONS ARE LACKING
                                      
                                                                                                                $785.00

DR2049.                        LARGE PLANTATION STYLE IRON STIRRUP IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE IRON IS SMOOTH AND HAS A DARK
                                       PATINA, MEASURES 5.8" TALL X 5.2" WIDE WITH A 3.2" WIDE TREAD THAT HAS A GEOMETRIC DESIGN CUT IN IT.
                                       I DON'T KNOW WHERE THIS ONE WAS FOUND, BUT THEY ARE OFTEN DUG IN C S CAMPS
                                                                                       $35.00

DR2041.                        MULTI TOOL WRENCH FOR A SPRINGFIELD RIFLE IN VERY GOOD DUG CONDITION, THE IRON IS STRONG AND
                                       STABLE
                                                                                                       $15.00

DR2024.                        VERY RARE RELIC, AN EARLY MILITIA BRIDLE ROSETTE FEATURING A DROOP WING EAGLE WITH A SHIELD ON IT'S
                                       CHEST AND LAUREL BRANCHES IN IT'S TALONS UNDER AN ARCH OF STARS, THIS PORTION IS RAISED AND HAS AN
                                        ORNATE RIM ENCIRCLING IT, THE REVERSE IS LEAD FILLED AND RETAINS ONE OF THE ATTACHMENT WIRES, THE
                                        FACE HAS A SHALLOW GROOVE RUNNING FROM SIDE TO SIDE WHERE IT WAS STRUCK OR RAN OVER, THIS IS A RARE
                                        RELIC THAT MOST COLLECTIONS ARE LACKING
                                                                                             $385.00

DR2022.                       NICE GROUPING THAT WAS DUG HERE IN MURFREESBORO, A TOMPION, ENFIELD NIPPLE PROTECTOR, AND THE
                                      COOLEST PIECE, A NIPPLE THAT WAS DUG WITH THE CAP ON IT
                                                                                                                           $25.00

DR2021.                        A CARBINE SNAP SWIVEL, THIS WAS ON A SHOULDER BELT WORN BY A CAVALRYMAN, IT HOOKED ONTO THE
                                       CARBINE SO THAT IF DROPPED WHILE ON HORSEBACK, IT WAS NOT LOST BY THE CAVALRY TROOPER, THESE
                                       ARE FAIRLY COMMON TO FIND IN NON-DUG CONDITION BUT RARE TO FIND A DUG EXAMPLE, FOUND IN THE
                                       ATLANTA, GA AREA
                                                                                                                             $90.00

DR2014.                       DUG, SMALL REVOLVER IN GOOD CONDITION, THE METAL IS STRONG AND STABLE BUT DOES HAVE MODERATE
                                      PITTING, SEVEN SHOT, .22 CALIBER, LOOKS VERY SIMILAR TO A S & W BUT I DON'T KNOW FOR SURE THE MAKER
                                      COMPLETE AND DISPLAYS VERY WELL
                                             $120.00

DR2011.                        U S REGULATION SPUR IN GOOD SHAPE, THE LEGS ARE BENT INWARD, THE ROWEL HAS RUSTED AWAY
                                                                                                        $45.00

DR2009.                           DUG REMINGTON NEW MODEL ARMY, THE METAL HAS A DARK BROWN PATINA WITH ONLY SLIGHT, UNIFORM
                                          SURFACE PITTING, AMAZINGLY THE TRIGGER AND CYLINDER WILL STILL MOVE, IT IS MISSING THE LOADING
                                          LEVER, TRIGGER GUARD, AND HAMMER, STILL A NICE DISPLAYABLE WEAPON THAT NO DOUBT SAW ACTION
                                         
                                                                                                                                     $495.00 

DR2001.                          HEEL PLATE AND TOE TAP THAT WERE DUG TOGETHER IN MURFREESBORO, TN, THE HEEL PLATE SHOWS A LOT
                                         OF WEAR, IT HAD TO HAVE MARCHED MANY A MILE TO WEAR COMPLETELY THROUGH, THE TOE TAP IS IN GOOD
                                         SHAPE
                                                                                                                                      $30.00

DR1999.                        POMMEL CAP FROM A MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, IT HAS RETAINED IT'S
                                       PROPER SHAPE BUT DOES HAVE ONE SMALL DAMAGED AREA AT THE TOP, FRONT EDGE, THIS WAS DUG SEVERAL
                                       YEARS AGO HERE IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE
                                                                                                               $45.00

DR1975.                       FOUR PIECES OF DIFFERENT EAGLE BREAST PLATES, THESE WERE ALL DUG FROM A CONFEDERATE CAVALRY
                                      CAMP NEAR WARTRACE, TN WHERE THE C S TROOPS WERE MELTING LEAD FROM FEDERAL PLATES TO FIELD
                                      CAST BULLETS, TWO OF THESE PIECES ARE THE SKIN ONLY AND TWO STILL HAVE THE LEAD
                                                                                                                                          $30.00

DR1950.                         BRASS BUTT PLATE FROM A MISSISSIPPI RIFLE, THIS WAS RECOVERED IN THE FARMINGTON, TN AREA, THERE
                                        WERE SEVERAL CONFEDERATE CAMPS IN THIS AREA IN THE WINTER OF 1863, THE TANG IS BENT OUTWARD, HAS
                                        A DISTINCT NOTCH WHERE THE PATCH BOX COVER RECESSED INTO THE BUTT PLATE, NICE RELIC THAT WAS MOST
                                        LIKELY CONFEDERATE USED
                                                                                                        $65.00

DR1886.                  LOCK PLATE WITH HAMMER AND A SECTION OF THE BARREL FROM A W.M. MUIR CONTRACT RIFLE IN VERY GOOD
                                 DUG CONDITION, YOU CAN STILL CLEARLY SEE THE 1863 DATE REAR OF THE HAMMER AND W.M. MUIR / WINDSOR
                                 LOCKS CT FORWARD OF THE HAMMER, PART OF THE LOCKS CT IS DIFFICULT TO SEE, THE BARREL SECTION IS 15"
                                 LONG, THE BREECH PLUG AND BARREL END HAVE BEEN BROKE OFF, IT WOULD HAVE TAKEN A TREMENDOUS BLOW
                                 TO DO THIS, THIS WAS DUG IN COLUMBIA, TENNESSEE BY JOE HAILE
                                 
                                                                                                                                      $95.00

DR1880.                      CONFEDERATE COPY OF A MODEL 1859 SPUR, THIS IS WELL MADE BUT IS SLIGHTLY SMALL THAN A MODEL 1859 AND
                                     THE NECK HAS A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT DESIGN
                                                                                                         $90.00

DR1878.                      CONFEDERATE BRASS SWORD HANGER IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, THIS WAS DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO IN THE FORT
                                     DONELSON AREA NEAR DOVER, TENNESSEE
                                                                                                                                                                 $35.00

DR1866.                     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
                                                                                                          $165.00        

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