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           This page last updated April 19, 2014

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PC4445
                  US Model 1859 Cavalry Spur with Rowel

This US model 1859 cavalry spur is in excellent condition and was recovered in the Richmond, VA area in the 1950 - 60's by local Virginia relic hunter, Jim Cullinan.  Jim was one of the early Civil War relic hunters that started out with a true "army mine detector" that actually required a backpack to operate.  It is constructed of cast brass which has aged into a very pleasing brown patina   The most amazing aspect of this common cavalry spur is the fact that a majority of its iron rowel is still present.  These spurs, when recovered, are typically found without their thin iron rowels due to decades of ground action rusting them away.  This US cavalry spur is in great shape with no cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War cavalry or general relic collection.   $85.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4965
                  Militia Sword Scabbard Section

This excavated militia sword scabbard section is constructed of brass and its old label indicates that it was excavated from Malvern Hill, VA.  The brass now has a very pleasing brown patina and a decorative floral designed etched into its surface that extends its total length of 10 1/4 inches.  The scabbard's width measures nearly 1 inch.  The rough condition of this relic indicates that it was clearly used and abused.  On one edge of the scabbard are a series of dents caused by repeated rapping against something hard.  Typed on the old label is the date of "July 1, 1863", which is believed to be a misprint, as the battle of Malvern Hill actually occurred in 1862 on July 1.  This militia sword scabbard with, its old label, will be an excellent display piece for any excavated Civil War campsite or general relic collection.   $95.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5101
                  VMM Cartridge Box Plate - Volunteer Militia of Maine    

This VMM cartridge box plate is in good condition and is out of a collection form the New Market, VA area.  The brass face of the plate has a very pleasing brownish-green patina with no cracks or breaks.  There are some minor bends in the rim that are hardly noticeable from the front.  There are no cracks or breaks in the rim.  The rear, while missing its iron attachment loops, has plenty of solder backing remaining.  One end of the plate has slightly more solder than the other and this may be the result of, either the manufacturing process or, the exposure of the plate to a nearby fire.  The plate does not appear to be burned.  While there is some evidence of surface flaking of the solder, the remaining solder is stable.  There are no repairs to the back or front of the plate.  This fine example will be an excellent addition to any excavated plate or general relic collection.   Approx. 54 x 87 mm.    $750.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5317
                  Federal 3.8 Inch Type II Hotchkiss Case-Shot

This Federal 3.8 inch type II Hotchkiss case-shot is in very good condition and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War artillery collection.  This example was fired but did not explode and is now disarmed and safe for display.  It is complete with its brass fuse plug and lead band sabot.  The iron, which was lightly coated many years ago for preservation, is in good shape with only minimal pitting.  While some examples have patent information on their base, this one does not.  This case-shot measures approximately 3.71 across at its base cup, is approximately 7 1/4 inches in length and weighs approximately 14.4 pounds. An example of this case-shot can be found on page 178 of the 1993 edition of "Field Artillery Projectiles of the American Civil War" by Thomas S. Dickey and Peter C. George and also in the 1980 edition of the same book on page 144.    $450.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

 

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                  Virginia State Seal Cuff Button

Backmark:  "SCOVILL MF'G. CO. / WATERBURY" dm
Construction:  High convex, three-piece.
Approximate size:  15 mm.
Condition:  Very good, excavated, secure shank present.  Some gilt remains and this button has no pushes, cracks, holes, or repairs.
Recovered:  Charles City County, VA
Reference:  Tice:  VA261As4  Albert:  VA 20
Price:  $135.00
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PC4421
                  US Cartridge Box Plate

This "US" cartridge box plate is in very good condition and is constructed of stamped sheet brass with a solder filled rear and iron wire attachment loops.  The brass face has aged into a very nice chocolate brown patina and the rear solder is nearly complete with some areas of surface flaking.  The iron loops though rusty, are complete and straight up.  It was recovered in the Richmond, VA area in the 1950 - 60's by local Virginia relic hunter, Jim Cullinan.  Jim was one of the early Civil War relic hunters that started out with a true "army mine detector" that actually required a backpack to operate.  This plate is actually a very nice example that has no cracks, breaks, bends or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War plate or general relic collection.  Approx. 54 x 85 mm.   $195.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5289
                  Federal Cavalry Hat Insignia

This excavated Federal cavalry hat insignia is in fair condition and was worn on the cavalryman's hat.  It is constructed of stamped brass which now has a brown-green patina.  The rear attachment loops are no longer present and there are a couple of repairs to the lower right portion of the scabbard which extends downward from right to left.  This cavalry hat insignia will be an excellent display piece for any excavated Civil War general relic collection.  $95.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5332
                  Type I Hotchkiss White-Metal Paper Time Fuze Adaptor For Case-Shot

This is a type I Hotchkiss white-metal paper time fuze adaptor which was only manufactured early in the war.  According to Charles H. Jones' author of "Artillery Fuses of the Civil War", exclusively used in case-shot projectiles and were later replaced by brass adaptors with screwdriver slots.  This example is in good condition and has its two spanner wrench holes visible on its top.  These holes were for the spanner wrench to install the fuze plug.  Its head measures approximately 1.05 inches in diameter, its length is approximately 2.48 inches and the body is approximately .64 inches in diameter.  This artillery relic has no repairs and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War artillery or general relic collection.   $225.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4076
                  Federal Sword Waist Belt Plate with Keeper

This Federal sword belt plate and keeper are in very good condition.   Constructed of brass, this belt plate has a brown-green patina with yellow-bronze brass showing in the high relief areas as well as where the applied silver-nickel wreath, which surrounded the eagle, once was attached.  The light glow of the brass in this area beautifully high-lights the raised eagle clutching arrows in one talon and an olive branch in the other.  It is not unusual for these applied wreaths to be missing mainly due to their construction and from ground action from being in the elements for decades.  The keeper is an excellent match in size, fit, and patina, but the number stamped into it of what appears to be "2969" does not match the number of "282" stamped into the tongue of the plate.  The plate has nice body curve and will be an excellent addition to any excavated plate or general relic collection.   The plate alone measures approximately 52 x 85 mm and, with the keeper, it measures approximately 52 x 94 mm.   $325.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4930
                      US Rifleman Coat Button

Backmark:  "W. B. CO. / WATERBURY"  rmdc
Construction:  High convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  20 mm.
Condition:  Very good, non-excavated, secure shank present.   While the back mark is not completely legible from what I believe to be a poor stamping, the button is otherwise an outstanding example with no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Reference:  Tice:  RF212/215A55  Albert:  RF17E
Price:  $85.00
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PC5307
                  Confederate .58 Caliber Gardner Bullet - Rocky Face, GA

This excavated Confederate .58 caliber Gardner bullet is one of two that came from a collection of Gardner bullets that I recently purchased.  The bullet is in very good condition with a grey-white patina and a visible mold seam.  Hand printed on the bullet is "ROCKY FACE 12-27-76" indicating where recovered, "Rocky Face", GA. and the date recovered.  This bullet will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.  Approx. .578 inches in diameter and 1.084 inches in length.  $15.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5308
                  .69 Caliber Tower Bullet - HUGE BULLET
 
 This massive excavated .69 caliber Tower bullet is in very good condition with its very pleasing even white patina.  It has the plug cavity and measures approximately .678 inches in diameter and .959 inches in length.  The surface of the bullet does have a couple of minor chips but they are hardly unnoticeable.  This unfired big bullet is in great shape, has not been repaired, and certainly would have done some serious damage to anything in its path. 
This bullet will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.  $45.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

 

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PC4577
                  Confederate Infantry Button

Backmark:  Blank with outer ring of dots and inner continuous ring.
Construction:   Two-piece, medium convex.
Approximate size:  22 mm.
Condition
:  Excellent, excavated, secure shank present.  This Confederate infantry coat button has a brown-green patina, a stand-up shank and no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Recovered:  Orange County, VA.
Reference:  Tice:  CSI243B1  Albert:  CS 182 
Price:  $165.00
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PC4060
                  10 Mixed Bullets

These ten mixed bullets, with grey, white and tan patinas, are in good condition and are from the bullet collection of Paul Irvin.  Mr. Irvin marked each of these bullets with a corresponding McKee & Mason reference number from their Civil War bullet reference book "Civil War Projectiles II Small Arms & Field Artillery with Supplement".  Bullets included are: (Top Row - Left to Right)  .56 cal Colt Revolving Rifle, .54 cal. Gardner, .58 cal. Gardner, .69 cal. French Triangle Base, .55 cal. Suhl Carbine, (Bottom Row - Left to Right)  .58 cal. Washington Arsenal (this bullet is actually marked with the number "33" which corresponds to McKee & Mason's cavity raised mark type of a "star" and not its actual reference number of 341), .52 cal. Sharps Carbine, .50 cal. Smith Carbine - rubber case, .54 cal. Merrill Carbine, .52 cal. Sharps Carbine, (Bottom Row - Left to Right)  .52 cal. Sharps Carbine, .577 Swaged base 5-point, .577 Swaged base 6-point (this bullet is miss-identified and should be M&M 344), .54 cal. Rifle, and a .52 cal. believed to be used in Joslyn or Spencer carbine. Virginia Relics has done their best to examine these bullets to determine if Mr. Irvin's identification of these bullets is accurate but we cannot guarantee that it is.  During the late nineteen sixties into the early nineteen eighties Mr. Irvin hunted many Civil War sites, both union and confederate, in central Virginia.  The story of several of Mr. Irvin's major relic finds is recalled in a chapter from Howard Crouch's book, "Relic Hunter:  The Field Account of Civil War Sites, Artifacts, and Hunting".  Click here to read the story of Mr. Irvin and these finds.  These bullets will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.    $65.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5168
                  USA Intertwined Bridle Rosette
  
This non-excavated bridle rosette with its raised intertwined letters "USA" is in outstanding condition.  Its brass face has a very nice dull brass patina and is without any cracks or breaks.  The rear has its brass attachment loop and a complete complement of solder.  The rosette is perfectly round, has no bends or repairs.  An excavated example of this style rosette is illustrated in the Civil War relic reference book "Civil War Artifacts" by Howard Crouch (also sold on this website - see Books page) on page 133, item # 1.  According to Crouch, there is some indication that these rosettes saw artillery usage.  Another excavated example can be found
in "Excavated Artifacts From Battlefields and Campsites of The Civil War" by Stanley S. Phillip on page 86 as item 8  This relic will be an excellent addition to any Civil War cavalry or general relic collection.  Approx. 49 mm.   $165.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5321
                  .69 Caliber Garibaldi or Carcano Bullet

This excavated .69 caliber Garibaldi bullet is in excellent "dropped" condition and has very nice even white patina. It has a visible mold seam and its skirt is mostly round.  What makes this bullet distinctive is that it is shorter than the examples I see in the reference books.  The bottom ring is not present and I believe that this is either the result of a flawed casting process or a soldier carving.  According to the Dean Thomas reference book, Round Ball to Rimfire, Part Four, on page 236, item No. 562, these bullets were "made at the N.C. Institute for the Deaf & Dumb and the Blind".  The bullet measures approximately .698 x .979 inches and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.  Ref. M&M 199   $35.00    Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4994
                  Virginia Military Institute Cadet Coat Button

Backmark:  "R & W. ROBINSON" dm on ribbon with an eagle between the swallowtail ends.
Construction:  Low convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  22 mm.
Condition:  Excellent, non-excavated, secure shank.  This button is in excellent condition and has a beautiful brass patina with no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Comment:   It is the R & W Robinson back mark that is typically found on excavated examples of these buttons.
Reference:  Tice:  VAS294B1  Albert:  SU 408
Price:  $175.00

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PC5265
                 6th or 9th Militia Regiment - Cartridge Box Plate

This small size cartridge box plate is constructed of gilt die-struck rolled brass which has aged into a very pleasing brown-green patina.  It was manufactured with two holes that allowed two wires to pass through in order to hold a number "6" or number "9" to its face.  The number for this plate, as well as its rear box attachment loops, are no longer present.  These plates have been recovered with and without solder filled backs and this example does not have any solder.  While the face of this plate does not have any gilt remaining, it does shows a lightly stippled surface.  These rarely seen plates are pictured and described in not one, but four Civil War relic reference books that I have found thus far.  They are: O'Donnell and Campbell's second edition of "American Military Belt Plates", on page 345, as plate 563 with a description that states "Regiment marked on plate, likely belonged to a finely attired zouave or militia unit.  Several examples have been recovered, all displaying the same number.  No known waist belt plates of this pattern."  Also found in,  "Excavated Artifacts From Battlefields and Campsites of The Civil War 1861-1865 Supplement I" by Stanley S. Phillip on page 6 as item 5 where Phillips states "This type plate has been found near sites where 9th. N.Y. Infantry camped.  The author has seen many that were of stamped brass, but without the solder-filled backs."  Also found in: "Excavated Artifacts From Battlefields and Campsites of The Civil War" by Stanley S. Phillip on page 32 as item 4.  And finally in: Dr. Lon W. Keim's "Confederate General Service Accoutrement Plates" on page 40 as figure 30.  The cartridge box plate offered in this listing has no cracks, breaks, repairs, or major bends and will be a very nice addition to any excavated Civil War plate or general relic collection.    This plate measures approximately 41 x 70 mm.   $215.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4058
                  10 Mixed Bullets

These ten mixed bullets, with grey, white and tan patinas, are in good condition and are from the bullet collection of Paul Irvin.  Mr. Irvin marked each of these bullets with a corresponding McKee & Mason reference number from their Civil War bullet reference book "Civil War Projectiles II Small Arms & Field Artillery with Supplement".  Bullets included are: (Top Row - Left to Right)  .54 cal. Sharps & Hankins, .58 cal. Williams Cleaner type I, .58 cal. Williams Cleaner type II, .58 cal. Williams Cleaner type III, 58 cal. Williams Regulation, (Bottom Row - Left to Right) .58 cal. Washington Arsenal (this bullet is actually marked with the number "33" which corresponds to McKee & Mason's cavity raised mark type of a "star" and not its actual reference number of 341), .50 cal. Smith Carbine - Rubber Base, .54 cal. Starr Carbine, .54 cal. Ringtail Sharps Carbine, and a .54 cal. Burnside Carbine with dished base.  Virginia Relics has done their best to examine these bullets to determine if Mr. Irvin's identification of these bullets is accurate but we cannot guarantee that it is.  During the late nineteen sixties into the early nineteen eighties Mr. Irvin hunted many Civil War sites, both union and confederate, in central Virginia.  The story of several of Mr. Irvin's major relic finds is recalled in a chapter from Howard Crouch's book, "Relic Hunter:  The Field Account of Civil War Sites, Artifacts, and Hunting".  Click here to read the story of Mr. Irvin and these finds.  These bullets will be an excellent addition to any excavated bullet or general relic collection.   $65.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5036
                  .44 Caliber Henry Cartridge
 
 This excavated .44 caliber Henry cartridge is in good condition.  The brass cartridge has a mixed-green patina and a freeze-crack that runs laterally along one side, otherwise there are no breaks or dents.  The bullet itself has a dirty white patina and, while there is a chip in the surface on its side, the bullet still retains its original nice shape.  This cartridge was recovered in Petersburg, VA in the 1960's by Grayson Morris of Hopewell, VA.   There are no repairs and this Henry cartridge will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.   $25.00  
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PC4290
                  Carved Enfield Bullet

This carved Enfield bullet is an example of what soldiers did with their idle time sitting around the campsite. The bullet now has a waxy tan-white patina and clear visible carve marks on all sides as well as its base.  This bullet is from the bullet collection of Paul Irvin and will be an excellent addition to any excavated bullet or general relic collection.   $25.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4059
                  10 Mixed Bullets

These ten mixed bullets, with grey, white and tan patinas, are in good condition and are from the bullet collection of Paul Irvin.  Mr. Irvin marked each of these bullets with a corresponding McKee & Mason reference number from their Civil War bullet reference book "Civil War Projectiles II Small Arms & Field Artillery with Supplement".  Bullets included are: (Top Row - Left to Right)  .56 cal Colt Revolving Rifle, .54 cal. Gardner, .58 cal. Gardner, .69 cal. French Triangle Base, .55 cal. Suhl Carbine, (Bottom Row - Left to Right) .69 cal. Belgian Pattern, .54 cal. Hi-Base, .54 cal. Sharpshooters, .54 cal. Sharpshooters (believed to be miss-identified by Mr. Irvin, may be M&M 453), this last bullet at the far right on the bottom row, marked "453", is miss-shaped and may be incorrectly identified. Virginia Relics has done their best to examine these bullets to determine if Mr. Irvin's identification of these bullets is accurate but we cannot guarantee that it is.  During the late nineteen sixties into the early nineteen eighties Mr. Irvin hunted many Civil War sites, both union and confederate, in central Virginia.  The story of several of Mr. Irvin's major relic finds is recalled in a chapter from Howard Crouch's book, "Relic Hunter:  The Field Account of Civil War Sites, Artifacts, and Hunting".  Click here to read the story of Mr. Irvin and these finds.   These bullets will be an excellent addition to any excavated bullet or general relic collection.  $95.00    Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5041
                  .577 New Austrian Bullet

This Confederate New Austrian bullet is in good dropped condition and was recovered in Petersburg, VA area in the 1960's by Grayson Morris of Hopewell, VA.  While there are some chips in the surface of its tan patina, it has no major dings or deformities.  This bullet will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.  Approximately .557 inch. diameter x .969 inch. length Ref.  M&M 108.   $65.00  
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PC5140
                  US 4.2 Inch Parrott Case-Shot for 30 Pounder Rifle

This US 4.2 inch Parrott case-shot was for use in a 30 pounder rifle had a brass Parrott type II sabot which is missing.  This piece of heavy artillery weighs approximately 27.8 pounds and is approximately 11 inches in length.  Its Parrott time fuse adaptor is still visible and, if you prefer the "as dug" appearance then this case-shot is for you.  It has not been cleaned or coated, though it has been professionally disarmed.  This short case shot is much rarer than the thirty pounder common-shell and was primarily used by the US Navy but were also in use by the US Army in siege operations such as Petersburg. This case-shot was recovered by a farmer decades ago from his own farm field in Petersburg, VA. and Virginia Relics was able to acquire it directly from the farmer's widow.  That farm field is now a nice little housing sub-division.  This Parrott case-shot will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War artillery or general relic collection.   $265.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

 

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PC5323
                  Enfield Bullet - "P" Base and Wood Plug

This very nice .577 caliber Enfield bullet is in excellent condition and has very nice tan-white patina.  In the base of this bullet is its wood plug and the raised letter "P" which is very strong and visible.  Other than a slightly out of round base rim, this bullet has no dings, bends, or repairs.  Approximately .575 inch diameter and 1.12 inch length.   $35.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5263
                  Jeff Davis Hat Insignia
 
 This Jeff Davis hat insignia is in fair condition, is constructed of thin stamped sheet brass and once adorned the left side of the US government issue 1858 pattern black felt hats often referred to as "Hardee Hats".  The insignia was actually used to hold up the left-side brim of the hat, to the hat.   The brass has aged into a chocolate brown patina and shows an eagle clutching three arrows in its left talon and an olive branch in its right.  The rear wire attachment loops are missing and there is a small hole in the eagle's neck along with a couple of much smaller pinholes that are visible if held up to a light but not in hand under normal lighting.  This Jeff Davis hat insignia has minor bending from wear and tear but no repairs and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War insignia or general relic collection.   $115.00   
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                  Georgia State Seal Button

Backmark:  Blank
Construction Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  23 mm.
Condition:  Fair, excavated, secure shank present.  The face of this button shows the Georgia state seal which was adopted by their state legislature in 1799.  While the face of this button has moderate ground action, its design of three pillars supporting an arch, bearing the word "Constitution", are visible.  Banners wrapping the pillars have the three words, "Wisdom", "Justice", and "Moderation".  The letters of all four of these words are not legible.  The button has no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs. 
Recovered:  Richmond, VA area.
Reference:  Albert: Similar to GA 7
Price:  $395.00
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PC4957
                  Virginia Military Institute - Kepi Size Button

Backmark:  "ROBINSONS / EXTRA"  dm
Construction:  Low convex, two-piece.
Approximate size: 14 mm. 
Condition:  Very good, excavated, secure shank present.  This nicely gilted kepi size button has no pushes, cracks, breaks or repairs.
Recovered:  Spotsylvania County, VA
Reference:  Tice:  VAS294As1  Albert:  SU 408
Price:  $295.00
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                  South Carolina Belt Buckle

This very rare South Carolina belt buckle is in fair condition.  The buckle is constructed of stamped sheet brass and solder and, is complete with the exception of its rim.  The brass face has a very pleasing brown/green patina and the two letters "SC" are clearly visible.  The rear has all three "puppy paw" style belt attachment hooks present.  This solid plate has some bends and a few small cracks in the brass face.  A similar example of this belt buckle can be found in Steve Mullinax's reference book "Confederate Belt Buckles and Plates", 1st edition, on page 190 as plate 352 (also in his "Expanded Edition" of the same book on page 212, plate 390)   This is a very rare opportunity to own a buckle, that according to Mullinax, has a rarity of 7 on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the rarest.  This South Carolina belt buckle will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War belt plate or general relic collection.   Approx.  43 x 62 mm.  (without rim damage it would measure approximately 48 x 77 mm.)   $1,575.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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Civil War Artifacts by Howard Crouch

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                 "Civil War Artifacts - A Guide For The Historian"
                              by Howard R. Crouch - 6th Edition

                             Brand New and Signed by the Author


This book is a comprehensive collection of photographs and captions of excavated Civil War relics and is absolutely essential for any collector or enthusiast.  Originally published in 1995 with 238 pages covering nearly everything a Civil War relic hunter/collector could expect to find from buttons, bullets, bottles, swords, buckles, plates, guns, badges, uniform items, canteens, horse equipment, stencils, camp items etc..... it still remains today an extremely useful tool in identifying those relics recovered from the backyards, trails, farm fields, woodlands, and most anywhere the Civil War took place.  Click on the thumbnail image to the left to see a small sampling of some of the pages.   While this magnificent book doesn't cover every relic associated with the Civil War, it does provide a broad look at what a relic hunter/collector might bring home after a day of hunting.   The best part of this book for me is the fact that with its shear volume of items, I can never manage to see everything in it.  Each time I pick it up, to either ID an item that I am researching or just to thumb through, my attention will inevitably be drawn to yet another relic that I failed to see during a previous reading.  I will then spend another half hour pondering that piece forgetting about what I was originally looking for!  What I am offering is a hard bound copy which is brand new and is personally signed by Howard Crouch.   It measures approximately 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches and has 238 pages with photographs and captions on nearly every page.  $49.50  Ordering Information  or  Questions?

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North South Trader Magazine

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                                     North South Trader Magazines

Available North South Traders, Volumes XXII - XXXII  have just been listed as "available". 

A listing of the Table of Contents for most of these issues is available HERE.

Available for sale are copies of  North South Trader magazines.  What I have currently listed are Volumes I - XXXII ranging in very good to near mint condition.  I will entertain offers for entire volumes or will sell them individually according to price list.   Not only is this publication an excellent reference source for Civil War history and relics but nearly all of the front covers are a work of art.  This offering is an excellent opportunity to obtain that hard to find copy, or copies, that are missing from your collection, or to simply begin a new collection.

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North South Trader Magazine

“Founders Collection”

 A Complete Near Mint Unsold Set of the first 11 Volumes (67 issues) 1973 - 1984

Virginia Relics has acquired a limited number of complete unsold sets of the first eleven volumes of the North South Trader magazine directly from the magazine's founder and original publisher, William Mussenden.  These volumes were all produced during his time as owner and publisher from May 1973 until October 31, 1984.  The 1st eleven volumes includes 67 issues, (includes the 1979 Price Guide), which have all been properly stored in William Mussenden's personal collection since they were printed.  All are original issues and are in unread, excellent condition.  THESE ISSUES WERE NEVER SOLD or made available, until now.  Once these few "Founder's Collection" sets are sold there will be no more available.  This never before sold Founder's Collection including all of the early and rare issues, plus the first and second price guides, is now available for only $495.00.  PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING WITHIN THE U.S.  

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