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           This page last updated November 27, 2014

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PC4435
                  US Waist Belt Plate - Partial Manufacturer & Inspector Mark

This US waist belt plate is in very good condition, was acquired direct from the digger, and is partially marked in the rear solder with a fairly rare manufacturer's and inspector's stamping.  Its brass face has the distinctive "US" letter pattern of military accoutrement manufacturer Boyd & Sons of Boston.  This same letter pattern is also found on Wilkinson marked plates.  Wilkinson was another accoutrement manufacturer during the Civil War from Springfield, Massachusetts.  The brass of this plate has aged into a very nice chocolate brown patina with encrusted soil remaining in the upper and lower areas nicely high-lighting the letters. While the rear of the plate has a near complete complement of solder, there is moderate surface flaking which has resulted in the loss of much of the manufacturer's and inspector's stamping.  The complete mark would have read "BOYD & SONS BOSTON" and "T. J. SHEPPARD".  What is still visible on this plate is "SONS" and the letters "T" & "RD" of "T. J. SHEPPARD".  The Boyd stamping, while not particularly rare, is not often recovered that includes the accompanying inspector's mark of "T. J. SHEPPARD".  The inclusion of this inspector mark makes this plate particularly rare and highly desirable among collectors.  Some of these plates were triple marked with the addition of the small letters "US" also stamped in the rear.  This plate may have that stamping as well, but I have found no evidence to conclude that it was.  All three brass arrow style belt attachment hooks are securely in place.  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 very nice rare marked waist belt plate has no cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any Civil War plate or general relic collection.  Approx. 56 x 88 mm.   $350.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC1613
                  Whitworth Bullet for Confederate Sharpshooter

This Whitworth bullet for Confederate sharpshooter is in very good condition and was recovered at a construction site in the area of Fort Negley in Nashville, TN.  Its surface has an overall waxy tan-brown patina and measures approximately .449 inches in diameter and approximately 1.40 inches in length.  There is a very minor ding at its base with a resulting loss in some of the patina but is otherwise in near perfect condition with no repairs. This Whitworth bullet will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.  Ref. M&M 250   $325.00  Order Information  or  Questions?   
 
 PLEASE READ the following interesting information from Wikipedia about the "Whitworth Sharpshooters":
 
 "The gun proved to be an accurate and deadly instrument. Its most remembered act was on May 9, 1864 at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, where Union General John Sedgwick urged his men to leave a ditch in which they lay in order to cover from the Confederate snipers hidden 800 to 1000 yards away. According to Martin T. McMahon, Brevet Major-General, U.S.V. [Chief-of-Staff, Sixth Corps], he and General Sedgwick were walking along the line when he [Sedgwick] noticed a soldier dodging a near-passing bullet, and said to him."
 
 "What? Men dodging this way for single bullets? What will you do when they open fire along the whole line? I am ashamed of you. I'm ashamed of you, dodging that way. They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance."
 
 Just seconds later he fell forward with a bullet hole below his left eye.

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PC5529
                  .58 Caliber Three-Piece Shaler Bullet

This .58 caliber three-piece Shaler bullet, with its matching dirty white patina, is in low grade condition and was recovered in Culpeper, VA.  According to the local digger, who I acquired it from, all three sections were recovered from the same dig site, but were not found together.  Though the sections are all imperfect it is a complete example of this three piece bullet.  The Shaler bullet is one of the most interesting bullets from the Civil War.  It is a multi-piece .58 caliber bullet that was invented by Reuben Shaler and patented on August 12, 1862.  After it was fired, the three sections would spread apart allowing for more impact points on its designated target.   This bullet will be an affordable addition to any Civil War excavated bullet or general relic collection.   $35.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5547
                  Confederate & Federal Civil War Bullet Display

These excavated Civil War bullets are professionally mounted within a solid oak frame.  The twelve different types of bullets are examples of what are typically recovered from Civil War sites across Virginia.  Each bullet is identified by a label directly below each example.  This display is complete with a wall mount on the rear making it ready to hang on the wall.  It measures approximately 13 5/8 x 10 5/8 x 1 9/16 inches (L/W/D). This framed Civil War bullet display will be an excellent addition to any den, office, man-cave, or family room.   $95.00   Order Information  or  Questions?  

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PC4005
                  North Carolina State Seal Button
 
Backmark:  "S A MYERS / RICHMOND, VA" rmdc
Construction:  Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  23 mm.
Condition:  Excellent, non-excavated, secure shank present.  This handsome button has a very pleasing aged brass patina with much of the detail of the state seal visible.  The button has no cracks, breaks, pushes or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any Civil War button or general relic collection.
Reference:  Tice: 210A1   Albert: NC 8
Price:  $475.00  
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PC5568
                  US Waist Belt Plate - "Baby Size"

 This non-excavated 1839 pattern US waist belt plate is the small or "baby" size type.  The face, with its very pleasing darkened brass patina, is nearly flawless.  The solder filled rear has the attachment hooks in place and solidly attached.  This plate has no cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any Civil War plate or general relic collection.  Approx. 40 x 70 mm.  $350.00  
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PC5591
                  US Dragoons Button

Backmark:  ". SCOVILLS & Co . / WATERBURY" rmdc
Construction:  Low convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  19.5 mm.
Condition:  Excellent, excavated, secure shank present.  The brass has a green patina with ample gilt remaining.  There are no cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs.
RecoveredBrownsburg, VA.
Reference:  Tice: DR206A10   Albert:  DR 3
Price:  $125.00
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PC5542
                  US 30 Pounder Parrott Half Shell

This US 30 pounder Parrott half shell, recovered from Vicksburg, Mississippi, nicely shows its interior design including its zinc Parrott time fuze adaptor and brass band sabot.  Also visible is the dimple in its interior base which, according to Pete George, co-author of  "Field Artillery Projectiles of the American Civil War", is a primary characteristic of a Parrott shell.  Its heavily pitted iron is stable and this piece measures approximately 4 1/4 (diameter at base) x 12 3/16 (length) and weighs approximately 11.4 pounds.  This half shell will be an excellent educational display piece to add to any excavated Civil War artillery or general relic collection.  $175.00   Order Information  or  Questions?



 

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PC5427
                  Confederate Pewter Infantry Coat Button

Backmark:  Blank
Construction:  White metal, low convex, cast one-piece with integral shank.
Approximate size:  22 mm.
Condition
:  Excellent, excavated, secure shank present.  Nice grey patina with very minor pitting and some areas of soil present.  No cracks, breaks, bends or repairs.
Recovered:  Virginia
Reference:  Tice CSI278B1  Albert CS 185B
Price:  $225.00

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PC5506
                  Eagle Plate Marked W H SMITH BROOKLYN with Star Carving

This excavated eagle plate is in good condition and is not only partially marked with its manufacturer's stamp of "W. H. SMITH BROOKLYN" but also has two five-pointed stars carved into the rear solder.  One star is partially obscured by extruding rust from the remnants of the iron attachment loops.  To see the stars and manufacturer's mark, be sure to see all enlargement pictures by clicking the thumbnail image to the left.  Recovered from Chancellorsville, VA. area, the brass face of this fine plate has a very pleasing dusty brown patina and is flawless without any cracks or repairs.  While the rear has a complete compliment of solid solder, the two iron belt attachment loops have decayed away from ground action.  The plate does have a slight bend as you will see in the additional enlargements images.  This plate will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War plate or general relic collection.  Approx. 65 mm.   $150.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5436
                  Federal Infantry Coat Button

Backmark:  Illegible
Construction:  High convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  21 mm.
Condition:  Very good, excavated, secure shank present.  The face of this button is covered with gilt with a green patina on the high areas of the brass.  It has no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Recovered:  Virginia
Reference:  Tice: GI215-228   Albert:  GI 82-89
Price:  $55.00
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PC5573
                  Brother Against Brother - The War Begins

This book, "Brother Against Brother - The War Begins", by William C. Davis and the editors of Time-Life books, is in like-new condition.  The book covers the divided nation to the beginning of the Civil War at Fort Sumpter, SC..  It has a lot of great pictures on nearly every page and plenty of text to accompany them.  See all enlargement pictures by clicking the thumbnail image to the left.   This will be an excellent introduction to the Civil War for any novice Civil War history buff.  $25.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5440
                  Mississippi Infantry Cuff Button

Backmark"Hyde & Goodrich. / N-O."
Construction Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size15 mm.
Condition Excellent, excavated, secure shank present.  Ample gilt on a brown patina with gilt beautifully high-lighting "MISSISSIPPI", the star and letter "I".  No pushes, cracks, breaks or repairs.
Recovered:  Culpeper, VA
Reference Tice:  MP215As  Albert:  MP 4 
Price:  $425.00
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PC5608
                  US Carbine Sling Buckle

This excavated US carbine sling buckle, from a Shenandoah Valley, VA dug collection, is in very good condition and has a very pleasing reddish-brown patina. Recovered from Brownsburg, VA The center bar is solidly attached with both freely moving tangs present.  The plate has a few small areas on its front where brass is showing through and is most likely a result of rolling around in a relic box along with other relics.  This US carbine sling buckle has no cracks, breaks, bends or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any Civil War buckle or general relic collection.  Approx.  52 x 83 mm.   $115.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5123
                  .58 Caliber Three-Piece Shaler Bullet
 
 This .58 caliber three-piece dropped Shaler bullet, with its matching dirty white patina, is in very good condition and was recovered in Culpeper, VA.  According to the local digger, all three sections were recovered from the same dig site, but were not found together as pictured.  The Shaler three piece bullet is by far one of the most interesting bullets from the Civil War.  It is a multi-piece .58 caliber bullet that was invented by Reuben Shaler and patented on August 12, 1862.  After it was fired, the three sections would spread apart allowing for more impact points on its designated target.   This bullet is a fine example and will make an excellent addition to any Civil War excavated bullet or general relic collection.    Ref. M&M 520 and T&T 155c.   $125.00   
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PC5429
                  North Carolina "Sunburst" Coat Button

Backmark:  Blank
Construction:  Low convex, one-piece.
Approximate size:  23 mm.
Condition:  Very good, excavated, shank missing.  This button has a very nice green-brown patina with cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs.  These buttons are typically recovered without their shanks.
Recovered:  Virginia
Reference:  Tice:  242B1  Albert: NC16
Price:  $115.00
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PC3440
                  Excavated Civil War Relics

These relics are all believed to be constructed of brass and are typical of what is unearthed by relic hunters.  This particular group was all recovered in Caroline County, VA which was the site of the battle North AnnaIt consists of two knapsack hooks, a horse harness reins guide, a bayonet scabbard tip, a kepi buckle, a suspender adjuster, a clip, a numbered and lettered disc, a cartridge or cap box finial , and a harness heart buckle.  These relics will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War campsite or general relic collection.  $55.00    Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5290
                  Federal Artillery Hat Insignia

This excavated artillery hat insignia is in good condition and its brass has aged into a chocolate brown patina.  It has been repaired in a couple of areas either to reattach a portion or to mend a crack or break.  There is some minor bending and traces of the solder still remains that once held the attachment loops.  This hat insignia has no cracks or breaks and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War artillery, insignia, or general relic collection.  Approx. 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 inches.   $95.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4801
                  .58 Caliber Skin Cartridge
 
This .58 caliber skin cartridge is in excellent condition and was excavated in the area of Fair Oaks, VA.  The bullet has a white patina with some minor ground action. Its skin cartridge is nicely rounded with no cracks, holes, or repairs.  The skin is still solidly attached and, if gently shaken, one can still hear the 150 year old gun powder inside.  These cartridges are rarely, if ever, excavated with the skin cartridge still present or attached due to ground action.  This cartridge is one of the finer examples I have come across and it will be an excellent addition to any Civil War bullet, cartridge, or general excavated relic collection.    $50.00  
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PC5641
                  Veterans Reunion Ribbon - HONORARY - 12th SEPARATE COMPANY - N.G.S.N.Y. - TROY, N.Y.

This veteran's reunion ribbon is in good condition.  In blue ink, on a gold/yellow ribbon, is "HONORARY  12th SEPARATE COMPANY  N.G.S.N.Y.  TROY, N.Y.  TROY TO HARTFORD  SEPT. 16, 17, & 18, 1886. ".  Pinned to the bottom of the ribbon are fifteen two-inch long gold bullion tassels.  This veteran's ribbon will be an excellent addition to any Civil War veteran display or general relic collection.  Approximately 2 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches.   $35.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5458
                  Federal Infantry Cuff Button

Backmark:  Illegible or blank.
Construction:  High convex, two-piece.
Approximate size
Condition:  Very good, excavated, secure shank present.  The face of this button has some gilt over a brown patina.  It has no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Recovered:  Orange County, VA
Reference:  Tice: GI215-228   Albert:  GI 82-89
Price:  $35.00
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PC5400
                  12 Pounder Bormann Fused Artillery Shell

This excavated 12 pounder case shot is in very good condition and was acquired directly from the digger who recovered it from Cedar Creek, VA.  The iron is stable and still in its natural "in the raw" condition as the digger left it untouched with only a light rinsing.  While the surface iron is moderately pitted, the un-punched Bormann fuse is intact with nearly all hash marks and numbers "1", "2" and "3" clearly still visible.  It weighs approximately 8.2 pounds and is approximately 4.50 inches in diameter.  This shell has been professionally disarmed and will be an excellent addition to any Civil War artillery or excavated relic collection.  $350.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5589
                  Confederate Script Infantry Button

Backmark:  Blank
Construction:  Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  22 mm.
Condition:  Excellent, non-excavated, secure shank present.  There are no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.  Nice brassy brown patina.
Reference:  Tice:  CSI215B3  Albert: CS 177
Price:  $195.00
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PC5585
                  Virginia State Seal Button

Backmark "CANFIELD BRO & CO / BALTIMORE"  rmdc
Construction Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  22.5 mm.
Condition:  Excellent, non-excavated, secure shank present.  There are no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.  Nice dull toned brass patina.
Reference:  Tice: VA 222 A1   Albert: VA 13 A2
Price:  $295.00
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PC5593
                  US Waist Belt Plate Marked "BOYD & SONS / BOSTON"

This non-excavated US waist belt buckle is constructed of stamped sheet brass with a solder filled rear.  The letters "US" are the typical font style used on both belt and box plates manufactured during the Civil War by Boyd & Sons of Boston.  The rear is stamped with their mark of "BOYD & SONS / BOSTON".   The face of the plate stills shows some slight traces of its original gilt and is nearly flawless.  The rear shows all of the letters of the manufacturer's stamp on a full complement of solder.  While the iron attachment loops are no longer present, the plate has no cracks, bends, or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any Civil War plate or general relic collection.  Approx. 56 x 88 mm.   $225.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC3789
                  Toy Hand Gun

Sometimes relic hunters are the unfortunate recipients of cruel displacements of more modern firearms.  This toy handgun was recovered in Petersburg, VA in the 1960's by Grayson Morris of Hopewell, VA.  I am certain that Mr. Morris was thrilled to have uncovered what must have appeared to him as Civil War pistol only to be let down upon further examination.  A find such as this clearly indicates that these hallowed Civil War grounds have been traversed over the years by more than just the Yankees and Confederates.  I believe this toy gun to date to the early 1900's and possibly manufactured by Kenton.  It measures 5 inches in length and some of the parts are still operable.   $35.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4926
                  US Artillery Cuff Button

Backmark:  "* S. H. & G. * / NEW-YORK " dm
Construction:  High convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  15 mm.
Condition:  Excellent, non-excavated, secure shank present.  This button has no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Reference:  Tice: AY215A55   Albert:  AY 78, 79
Price:  $35.00
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PC5616
                  Confederate Tin Drum Canteen

This excavated Confederate tin "drum" canteen is in fair condition and was recovered from Port Hudson, LA.  The additional enlargement pictures will indicate that the canteen has a few holes and is missing a couple of sections of its circular rim connecting the two sides of the canteen.  There is a significant dent to one side with a portion of the spout still present.  There are also two of three complete strap loops still present on the circular rim.  One side of the canteen has been clear coated, along with a few other areas, for preservation purposes.  While the condition of this canteen is still remarkably sturdy, it does require gentle handling and would be best preserved by being being left unhandled and simply displayed.  Examples of Confederate tin drum canteens, very similar to this one, can be found pictured in the fourth printing of Stanley S. Phillip's book "Excavated Artifacts From Battlefields and Campsites of The Civil War" on page 68 as items 2 & 3.  This canteen will be an excellent addition to any Civil War campsite or general relic collection.  Approximately 6 inches in diameter and 1 3/4 inches in width.   $195.00    Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5451
                  New York State Seal Coat Button

Backmark:  "EXTRA / QUALITY"  dm
Construction: High convex, three-piece. 
Approximate size:  22 mm. 
Condition:  Very good, excavated, secure shank present.  This button, with its woodsy yellow-brown patina, still shows light traces of gilt under a light.  It has no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Recovered:  Rixeyville, VA.
Reference:  Tice:  NY220  Albert:  NY30
Price:  $35.00
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PC5555
                  Heel Plate

This heel plate, recovered from Harrison's Landing, VA., is unique in that it is constructed of either lead or pewter.  Typically, heel plates are constructed of brass.  Recently uncovered information on heel plates leads some collectors to believe that the small size may indicate that they were more likely attached to the heels of ladies boots rather than those of soldiers.  Perhaps they were ladies of the evening visiting the soldiers?  This particular plate shows some wear on one edge but is otherwise in very good condition.  It has no cracks, breaks, bends, or major repairs and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War campsite or general relic collection.  It measures approximately 1 3/4 x 2 inches.  $45.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5560
                  Script Infantry Button

Backmark:  "S. ISAACS CAMPBELL & Co / LONDON / 71 JERMYN. ST"
Construction:  Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  22 mm.
Condition:  Very good.  Excavated.  Secure shank present.  It has a very nice brown patina, with no pushes, cracks, breaks, or repairs.
Recovered:  Spotsylvania County, Va.
Reference:  Tice:  CSI215A2  Albert:  CS 177
Price:  $195.00

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PC5522
                  .58 Caliber "US Base" Bullet - Carved
 
This excavated .58 caliber bullet is a very rare find.  Not only does it have the raised letters "US" in its base, it also has been carved or whittled on.  Civil War bullets are often excavated with whittle marks or sometimes even intricate carvings typically done by soldiers just passing the time, but recovering one that also has the "US" in its base, is very unusual.  It has an overall dull-white patina, with very visible letters "US", and carve marks on the nose portion of its upper body.  This bullet was recovered in Culpeper,
VA. and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.  M&M 342 and T&T 152.   $65.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5454
                 US Staff Officer Coat Button

Backmark:  "W. G. MINTZER . / PHIL D."  dm
Construction:  High convex, three-piece.
Approximate size:  22 mm.
Condition:  Good, excavated, shank missing.  This fine button is loaded with gilt and has no pushes, cracks, or repairs.  Excellent display piece.
Recovered:  Orange County, VA.
Reference:  Tice:  GS228B1  Albert:  GS 15
Price:  $35.00
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PC5415
                  South Carolina State Seal Coat Button

Backmark:  Blank
Construction:  Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  23 mm.
Condition:  Excellent, excavated, secure shank present.
Recovered:  Louisa County, VA
Reference:  Tice:  SC248A23  Albert:  SC 13A6
Price:  $215.00
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PC5503
                  US Cartridge Box Plate

This US cartridge box plate is in excellent condition and was recovered in the area of Chancellorsville, VA.  These plates were used as not only an ornament on the soldiers cartridge box but its weight also helped keep the flap of the box closed to protect the cartridges from the elements.  The brass face of this example, with the tall raised letters "US", has aged into a very pleasing dark brown patina.  There is still some encrusted Virginia soil lingering on its face and rim.  The rear has a full complement of solder and both flap attachment loops, which are complete, though rusty and delicate.  This plate has no cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War plate or general relic collection.  Approx. 57 x 88 mm.   $225.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC4245
                  Regimental Number "1"
 
 This excavated stamped brass hat number "1" is in very good condition and has a very nice woodsy brown patina.  These numbers adorned the soldiers uniforms to identify them to a particular regiment.  As is often the case, the attachment loops are no longer present.  This regimental number 1 has no cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs and will be an excellent addition to any excavated insignia or general relic collection.  Approximately 5/16 inch (at base) x 5/8 inch in length.  $65.00  
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PC5548
                  Print & Relic Display - Cedar Creek, VA

This lovely framed display contains a copy of a print depicting CSA General John B. Gordon leading troops at Cedar Creek, VA and three relics to include a US general service eagle coat button and two .58 caliber three ring bullets from that area.  The oak frame is professionally constructed and will be an excellent addition to any office, den, or relic room.  It is ready to hang and measures approximately (L/W/D) 13 5/8 x 10 11/16 x 1 1/16 inches.  $65.00   Order Information  or  Questions?

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PC5442
                  Federal Ordnance Coat Button

Backmark:  "U. S. / ORDNANCE CORPS" dm
Construction:  Convex, two-piece.
Approximate size:  21 mm.
Condition:  Good, excavated, secure shank present.  While it is missing approximately 1/2 of its rim, it is still a solid example.  This very pretty button is covered in gilt and has no pushes, cracks, or repairs.  The missing portion of its rim is not visible while looking at the button's face making this button an excellent display piece.
Recovered:  Massaponax, VA
Reference:  Tice:  ORD200C1  Albert: OC 3 
Price:  $265.00
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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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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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