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HOTCHKISS SHELL RECOVERED IN THE AREA OF CITY POINT / JAMES RIVER

HOTCHKISS SHELL RECOVERED IN THE AREA OF CITY POINT / JAMES RIVER

This unfired Hotchkiss shell is still encased in dried mud from the James River. The mud is present at both the top and bottom however, the area of the sabot has been cleaned so it can be viewed. The… (M23385). Learn More »

U.S. 3” TYPE-2 HOTCHKISS COMMON SHELL

U.S. 3” TYPE-2 HOTCHKISS COMMON SHELL

Produced by the Federal Ordnance Department, here is a fired, Type 2, 3.67” Hotchkiss percussion shell in excellent condition.  Conical projectile is complete and retains its base cup, lead sabot,… (727-264). Learn More »

US 3.67 INCH SAWYER SHELL

US 3.67 INCH SAWYER SHELL

This is a fired example. The shell body has six iron flanges under the lead jacket. These flanges were meant to align with the rifling in the bore of the cannon. Over these flanges is a tall lead… (727-290). Learn More »

HALF OF EYE-GLASS CASE RECOVERED ON VIRGINIA BATTLEFIELD

HALF OF EYE-GLASS CASE RECOVERED ON VIRGINIA BATTLEFIELD

Elliptical half case made of brass used for holding a pair of eyeglasses. All that is known about this piece is that it came with a large number of relics recovered on the Seven Day’s Battlefields… (R19833). Learn More »

GROUP OF FOUR VALVE COVERS FROM MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

GROUP OF FOUR VALVE COVERS FROM MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

These four brass pieces are valve covers off of a musical instrument of the Civil War period. An old typed tag that comes with the items reads “MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS VALVE COVERS-WINTER CAMPSITE… (R19853). Learn More »

DROPPED STAR IN BASE .58 MINIE BALLS FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED STAR IN BASE .58 MINIE BALLS FROM GETTYSBURG

These dropped condition .58 Minie balls are in nice condition and all have a visible star at the base of the cavity. These bullets were once part of the well-known Rosensteel family collection of… (173-1256). Learn More »

EXTREMELY RARE CONFEDERATE RUSHTON BOLT

EXTREMELY RARE CONFEDERATE RUSHTON BOLT

This iron bolt meas. approx. 2.25 inches in diameter. The surface is smooth and lightly discolored. There are two deep horizontal grooves cut into the iron and the base is slightly concave. The nose… (727-367). Learn More »

BRITISH 3.5 PRESTON OR BLAKELY SHELL WITH REPLACED FUSE

BRITISH 3.5 PRESTON OR BLAKELY SHELL WITH REPLACED FUSE

The body of this shell is in good cleaned condition with only light surface pitting scattered throughout. The body has 6 raised vertical inclined flanges to fit the bore of the Blakely rifle which… (727-261). Learn More »

EYEGLASS LENS FROM UNION WINTER CAMP

EYEGLASS LENS FROM UNION WINTER CAMP

Rather square eyeglass lens that meas. approx. 1.75 x 0.75 inches. The glass is in good condition just discolored from years in the ground. Typed label with the item reads “EYEGLASS LENS- CAMPSITE… (R19783). Learn More »

US/CS 2.6 INCH RIFLE CANISTER ROUND

US/CS 2.6 INCH RIFLE CANISTER ROUND

This is a very rare canister round meant for use in the Wiard rifle. The tin body is in excellent condition and is nicely and firmly crimped over the top plate. The bottom is still securely anchored… (727-106). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR MASONIC PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

POST-CIVIL WAR MASONIC PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Cast brass rectangular sword belt plate from the collection of the late Bill Gavin. This plate was found in 1940 by another relic hunter and purchased by Mr. Gavin. The plate has a cross at center… (601-73). Learn More »

SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAP FRAME FROM US CAMP IN VIRGINIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAP FRAME FROM US CAMP IN VIRGINIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Relic condition but complete false embroidered stamped brass frame from a Smith Patent shoulder strap. This particular example was dug by the late Bill Gavin on Hansborough Ridge near Stevensburg,… (601-304). Learn More »

SECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

SECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Fluted brass section that meas. approx. 3.00 inches long on one end and tapers to 0.75 of an inch on the other. The item appears to be the bell of some kind of horn. The piece has been flattened by… (601-857). Learn More »

RELIC 5TH CORPS BADGE

RELIC 5TH CORPS BADGE

Made of iron, with original stick pin saudered on reverse. Measures 1and 5/16” per side. Exhibits dark patina with pitting & scuffing on obverse. Else vg, & solid. Location of recovery… (713-15). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE RECOVERED FROM SEVEN DAYS BATTLEFIELD

EYEGLASS CASE RECOVERED FROM SEVEN DAYS BATTLEFIELD

This piece of an eyeglass case measures 3.75 inches long by 1.25 inches wide. It includes some of its original cloth. The original digger's typed tag incorrectly identifies the item as a "Brass… (R19833). Learn More »

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Has some damage from being fired.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (R19398). Learn More »

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Has some damage from being fired.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (R19397). Learn More »

COLLECTION OF 22 LATE 18TH CENTURY/ EARLY 19TH BUTTONS

COLLECTION OF 22 LATE 18TH CENTURY/ EARLY 19TH BUTTONS

Various size (13 Coat & 9 Cuff) excavated pewter/ tombac & brass plain face civilian clothing buttons. Three are of brass and have their shanks; one is back marked with “Double Gilt No 2”.… (30-1712). Learn More »

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Holds most of it shape, flattened in nose area.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC… (R19390). Learn More »

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Slightly misshapen.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC… (R19389). Learn More »


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PRESENTATION MAMALUKE WITH REMOVABLE FIGHTING GUARD - CAPTAIN JOHN HARRIS, 6TH COMMANDANT OF THE US MARINE CORPS

Presentation to Capt. Harris who had 50 years active service and was the 6th Commandant of the Marine Corps. A magnificent and unique Marine Mamaluke of regulation pattern but with the ability to add a fighting guard or remove for… (870-87). Learn More »

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