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EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

This item is the sliding breech block from a Sharps carbine or rifle. Attached to the bottom of the block is the lever / trigger guard. This “dug” relic and shows pitting but retains decent… (1000-2236). Learn More »

EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

EXCAVATED BREECH BLOCK AND LEVER FROM SHARPS CARBINE OR RIFLE

This item is the sliding breech block from a Sharps carbine or rifle. Attached to the bottom of the block is the lever / trigger guard. This “dug” relic is rusty but retains great detail. Iron is… (1000-2227). Learn More »

RELIC M1873 MAYNARD BULLET MOLD

RELIC M1873 MAYNARD BULLET MOLD

Iron bullet mold measures approximately 7 ½” long. Two halves pinned with rivet and has floating sprue cutter. Iron is pitted but not badly; could be “dug” or out of a barn. Still opens and… (1117-238). Learn More »

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .69 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT MINIE BALL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM OF GETTYSBURG – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .69 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT MINIE BALL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM OF GETTYSBURG – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

A dropped example with a shallow disk base, nose cast. Nice white patina. Recovered on the First Day’s Battlefield. This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First… (490-2297). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This excavated plate has a brass face with smooth dark brown patina and just the slightest lead oxidation scattered. The detail on the eagle is good. The reverse has 99% of the lead fill. Both iron… (2020-858). Learn More »

SECTIONED 12-PDR CANNON BALL WITH WRIGHT FUSE

SECTIONED 12-PDR CANNON BALL WITH WRIGHT FUSE

Offered here is a very nice half of an excavated cannon ball; sectioned to show the contents.  This is an iron, 12-pounder shell that was intended to be fired from the smoothbore “Napoleon” style… (2020-850). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE BOYLE & GAMBLE BAYONET ADAPTER FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

RARE CONFEDERATE BOYLE & GAMBLE BAYONET ADAPTER FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian state. This very rare Boyle & Gamble 1st Pattern bayonet adapter,… (490-2351). Learn More »

BULLET STRUCK WOOD FROM COLD HARBOR JUNE 1864, FOUND IN 1932

BULLET STRUCK WOOD FROM COLD HARBOR JUNE 1864, FOUND IN 1932

"I have always regretted that the last assault at Cold Harbor was ever made. ... No advantage whatever was gained to compensate for the heavy loss we sustained," U.S. Grant. This is a relic of that… (1097-06). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

This is the short pattern fuse adapter for use in spherical artillery shells. These replaced the Bormann time fuses, which had a high rate of failure, in the Spring of 1863 and continued to be used to… (766-1290). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

CONFEDERATE COPPER TIME FUSE ADAPTER

This is the short pattern fuse adapter for use in spherical artillery shells. These replaced the Bormann time fuses, which had a high rate of failure, in the Spring of 1863 and continued to be used to… (766-1288). Learn More »

$50.00
ON HOLD

RELIC US MODEL 1855 .58 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET

RELIC US MODEL 1855 .58 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET

Standard US pattern .58 Caliber Bayonet recovered in Central Virginia. Light to moderate surface rust, complete with clasping ring. [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (1054-1449). Learn More »

DROPPED US .52 CALIBER SPENCER BULLET RECOVERED AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD

DROPPED US .52 CALIBER SPENCER BULLET RECOVERED AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD

Dropped Spencer Bullet with about one half of the brass shell casing. Shell casing with some of the black powder intact. Recovered at East Calvary Field. This relic was once part of the Ron Miller… (286-708). Learn More »

$35.00
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U.S. PARROTT TIME FUSE ADAPTER

U.S. PARROTT TIME FUSE ADAPTER

All Parrott time fuse adapters were manufactured of zinc and have twelve threads to the inch. This one has two spanner holes. This fuse adapter was used in all Parrott projectiles from the 3 inch to… (766-1236). Learn More »

BRASS COMPANY LETTER “B” RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

BRASS COMPANY LETTER “B” RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

Stamped brass, letter “B”, one inch. Sans brass loops on back remains of solder. Nice dark olive patina.       [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (766-12132). Learn More »

$65.00
ON HOLD

US MODEL 1855 .58 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET RECOVERED WHITE OAK ROAD, VA.

US MODEL 1855 .58 CALIBER SOCKET BAYONET RECOVERED WHITE OAK ROAD, VA.

Standard US pattern 1855 socket bayonet, complete with clasping ring. Clasping stud indicates produced after Nov. 1863. Marked in white paint on flat of blade “W.O.R.” Light/moderate surface rust,… (462-286). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN VA

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED IN VA

Nice light brown/olive patina, both iron hooks intact, bent over. Minor ding along edge by letter “S”. Minor wear to face of plate, lead back intact. Nice excavated plate. … (766-12128). Learn More »

RELIC CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED AT CEDAR CREEK

RELIC CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED AT CEDAR CREEK

Nice brass spur that is complete except for the rowel. Spur is plain and made of heavy brass and lacks the graceful curves and finished look of its Federal counterpart. Both keepers are complete and… (516-605). Learn More »

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

Recovered in central Virginia. Bayonet adapters enabled rifles such as the Model 1817 and Model 1841, as well as Southern-made military rifles, to be mounted with bayonets without weakening barrels by… (1000-2326). Learn More »

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

EXCAVATED BOYLE, GAMBLE AND MCFEE BAYONET ADAPTER, 1ST MODEL

Recovered in central Virginia. Bayonet adapters enabled rifles such as the Model 1817 and Model 1841, as well as Southern-made military rifles, to be mounted with bayonets without weakening barrels by… (1000-2329). Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE WITH REMOVED LEAD

RELIC PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE WITH REMOVED LEAD

Plate has a mixed green & black patina. The green patina usually means that this plate came from a fertilized field. Fertilized fields are plowed and this plate shows the effects of a plow strike… (998-803). Learn More »


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