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Civil War Bullets Vol. I

 Dimmick Target Rifle Bullets

These odd bullets were used by Birge’s Sharpshooters (66th Illinois Vol. Infantry Regt.). This unit was armed with these hand crafted rifles in various calibers very early in the war. Each gun was issued with it’s matching mold. The molds were numbered to the guns. The last known find site of these bullets is Kingston GA. which is where the 66th were issued .44 Cal. Henry Repeating Rifles.

 

DMK 1. Dimmick Rifle Bullet .50 Cal.

Nice dropped example dug by Brant Arnold near Corinth MS.

SOLD

Neat relic dug in the camp of the 66th Illinois Vol. Infantry (Birge’s Sharpshooters) near Corinth, MS. Also known as Camp Davis.

$195.00

DMK 3. Extremely rare U.S. Dimmick Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

This is the largest known caliber of these bullets which were used by Birge’s Sharpshooter’s (66th Illinois Regt.). Dimmick Target Rifles were issued to this unit in various calibers, each rifle was accompanied by a numbered mold for casting these unique bullets. This bullet was dug last year by Mark Hurley in the camp of the 66th Illinois near Corinth, MS. Note thick casting sprue.

SOLD 

 

Three Ring Rifle Bullets, Federal and Confederate up to .69 Cal.

 

BLT 1. Dug “Springfield Arsenal” Rifle Bullet . 58 Cal. with “US” in cavity.

M&M # 342. Excellent dropped example with a clear “US” mark in the base of the cone cavity. Dug near Winchester, VA.

SOLD 

BLT 2. Dug U.S. Rifle Bullet with swaged in cavity .58 Cal.

M&M # 343. Excellent dropped example with a 6 point swage mark n the cavity. These were pressed and turned by machine. I have dug this type of bullet in the position of the 16th US Regular Infantry. Spotsylvania, VA.

$15.00

BLT 3. Dug U.S. Rifle Bullet with swaged in cavity .58 Cal.

M&M # 345. Excellent dropped example with a 6 point swage mark n the cavity. These were pressed and turned by machine. I have dug this type of bullet in the position of the 16th US Regular Infantry. Dug near Spotsylvania, VA.

$15.00

BLT 4. Dug C.S. Selma Arsenal Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 350. Great looking dropped example that was dug near Fort Blakely, AL. by Bryan Clark.

SOLD

BLT 5. CS Selma Arsenal Bullet .54 Cal.

Flawless dropped example dug near Dallas GA. by Steve Mullinax.

$25.00

BLT 6. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .58 Cal.

M&M # 365. Scarce nose cast variant associated with the Army of Tennessee. Dug near Tullahoma, TN.

$25.00

BLT 7. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 367. Charleston Arsenal Bullet with characteristic high base. Nice dropped example. Dug at Resaca Ga.

SOLD

BLT 8. Dug “Salvaged Lead” Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 371. This type is associated with Lee’s Army of Northern VA. Nice dropped example with a slick patina. Dug near Strasburg, VA.

$15.00

BLT 9. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 375. Rare Confederate Bullet with squared off grooves. This is the very bullet photographed on page 207 (fig.340) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Dug in a Confederate Infantry position. Gettysburg, PA. Battlefield (private property).

SOLD

BLT 10. Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 376. This bullet appears to have been produced by the same arsenal that made the M&M 421. Characteristics are a thick skirt and fine pointed profile. Measures 1.062″ x .570″. Western Theater.

$25.00

BLT 11. Excavated “Cap Nose” U.S. Rifle Bullet .58 Cal.

M&M # 383. This late war bullet is in perfect condition and was dug at Spanish Fort, AL.

$20.00

BLT 12. Excavated U.S. Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 387. Note two flat rings on bottom. Unusual variant. Dug near Savannah, TN.

$25.00

BLT 14. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 397. Scarce Stepped Cavity Bullet. Dug near Winchester VA.

$35.00

BLT 15. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .58 Cal.

M&M # 398. Scarce Western Theater variant with thick skirt. This early war bullet may have been produced in Nashville, TN. Dug in a Confederate staging area before the battle of Shiloh by Brant Arnold.

$25.00

BLT 16. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 399. Late war Army of Tennessee bullet in perfect dropped condition. Dug on the Nashville, TN. Battlefield by Mark Swann.

$25.00 

BLT 17. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 402. Crude nose cast bullet in perfect dropped condition. Dug by Brant Arnold along the Shiloh retreat route near Michie, TN.

$35.00  

BLT 18. Dug Confederate “Fayetteville Arsenal” Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 403. Typically crude nose cast Confederate 3 ring variant with deep plug cavity. Provenance unknown.

$25.00

BLT 19. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 416. Crude Charleston Arsenal product with high base. Nice dropped example. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

BLT 20. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 419. Distinct variant with wide shallow rings. This bullet is almost exclusively associated with the Army of Northern VA. This one was dug on the Second Manassas Battlefield.

SOLD

BLT 21. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 421. This bullet appears to have been made by the same arsenal that produced the M&M 376. Characteristics are a thick skirt and fine pointed profile. Measures 1.031″ x .512″. North Georgia.

SOLD

BLT 22. Excavated Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 424. Scarce little bullet. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

SOLD

BLT 23. Excavated Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 426. Similar to above but with thick skirt. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

SOLD

BLT 24. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 427. This rounded cavity variant measures .526″ x .866″. Provenance unknown.

SOLD 

BLT 25. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 428. This small variant measures .523″ x .1.008″. Excellent dropped condition. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$15.00

BLT 26. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 429. This small variant measures .531″ x .918″. Dug in a Confederate staging area prior to the 1863 Battle of Chickamauga, GA.

SOLD

BLT 27. Confederate “Plug Base” Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 435. Scarce bullet that was made with a wooden plug in the base. Some have been excavated with plug intact. Excellent dropped condition. Dug near Beech Grove, TN. by Kenny Banks.

SOLD

BLT 28. Dug Confederate “Sharpshooter” Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 453. Rare bullet with distinct low tight rings and tapering body. Superb dropped condition. Dug by Kenny Banks near Tullahoma, TN.

SOLD

BLT 29. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 453. Crude bullet with low and tight rings. This is the shorter variant. Dug N. Virginia.

SOLD

BLT 30. Dug U.S. Rifle Bullet .58 Cal.

M&M # 471. This finely formed variant sports a high base, thin skirt and high V-shaped rings. Dug near Chickamauga, GA.

SOLD

 

BLT 31. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 582. High quality 3 ring variant for the Austrian Lorenz or Mississippi Rifle. Flawless condition. Dug near Winchester, VA.

SOLD

BLT 32. Confederate “Plug Base with Dot” Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

Unlisted variant. Note raised dot in base. Dug near Tullahoma, TN. in one of Gen. Bragg’s 1863 Winter Camps.

$25.00

BLT 33. Excavated Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 580. Very good condition. Dug in a CS Camp near Bean’s Station, TN. by Marcus Osborne. This rounded nose variant is quite scarce. Some have been found at Bull’s Gap as well.

$38.00 HOLD

BLT 34. Excavated Confederate Rifle Bullet .58 Cal.

M&M # 585. Superb dropped condition with a nice patina. Note blob top from nose casting. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

SOLD

BLT 35. Excavated U.S. Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 591. Nice looking bullet. Shorter pattern with pointed profile. Dug near Chickamauga, GA.

$25.00

BLT 36. Excavated US/Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 593. Distinct pattern with deep grooves. McKee and Mason calls it a “Sardinian” pattern. Provenance unknown.

$35.00

BLT 37. Confederate “Three Ring Suhl” .54 Cal.

M&M # 597. Scarce bullet in perfect dropped condition. They don’t get any nicer than this. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

BLT 38. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

Not listed in M&M but is shown on page 199 (fig.246) of Dean Thomas’ excellent book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol. 4.  Rare bullet with distinct capped nose. Superb dropped condition. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

SOLD

BLT 39. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

Not listed in M&M but is shown on page 200 (fig.254) of Dean Thomas’ excellent book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol. 4. Interesting bullet with distinct wide rings and nose casting. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$25.00 HOLD

BLT 40. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

Not listed in any known reference book. This crude variant is very distinct with low tiny rings. Measures .565″ x .885″.Dug near Shiloh, TN. in a Louisiana Troops camp. Very rare type.

$195.00

BLT 41. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

Not listed in any known reference book. Note crude plug cavity with a hole in the middle. Probably related to the production process. This bullet is found in mid to late war Army of Northern VA. sites. Measures .579″ x .997″.Dug near Strasburg, VA.

$35.00

BLT 42. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet variants .54 and .66 Cal.

Matching types unlisted in M&M. Dug in a North Carolina Troops camp near Fairfax Station, VA. by Tommy Grim. Unusually tall and tapering. Similar to M&M 290 and possibly produced by the same arsenal.

$595.00 for the pair

 

 

 Large Caliber 3 Ring Bullet Variants .69 to .75 Cal.

 

LC 1. Confederate  “Foreign Mold”  Rifle Bullet .73 Cal.

M&M # 343. One of the better example that was found with many others in a well near Savannah, GA. I actually had a mold that was brought into the Marietta Show that cast this exact type of bullet. The mold had Tower Armory Markings, so it can truly be called a “Foreign Mold” Bullet.

$45.00 HOLD

LC 2. Dug Confederate “Belgian” Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 565. Blob top variant. This is the very bullet photographed on page 559 (fig.559) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Dug N. Virginia.

SOLD

LC 3. Dug Confederate “Belgian” Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 318. A more carefully cast variant with tight grooves. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

LC 4. Dug Confederate “Belgian” Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 570. This nose cast type is scarce but found in both Western and Eastern theatres. Crude but perfect with a shiny patina. Dug near Cedar Mtn. VA.

$38.00

LC 5. Dug Confederate “Teat Base” Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 324. This type is only dug in Northern Virginia, particularly in the upper Shenandoah Valley area. Note teat in cavity.

$28.00

LC 6. US/CS “Austrian”Rifle Bullet .71 Cal.

M&M # 314. This massive bullet is in perfect condition and was excavated at the site of a sunken Confederate Supply Barge in the James River. The McKee and Mason book claims Federal manufacture but I am not so sure.

SOLD

LC 7. US/CS “Austrian” Rifle Bullet .71 Cal.

M&M # 315. Massive bullet. Slightly different profile and cavity distinguish this pattern from M&M #314. Excavated at the site of a sunken Confederate Supply Barge in the James River.

SOLD

LC 8. Confederate Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 325. This crude variant has poorly formed rings and an extremely deep cone cavity.

SOLD

LC 9. Confederate Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 331. Scarce side cast variant in excellent dropped condition. Dug in Gen. Hardee’s 1863 Winter Camp near Tullahoma, TN. by Kenny Banks.

SOLD

LC 10. Confederate Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 332. Excellent dropped condition. Dug near Spotsylvania Court House, VA.

SOLD

LC 11. US/CS Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

M&M # 566. Excellent dropped condition. Dug near Tullahoma, TN. Note thick skirt and ring variation. Measures .683″ x 1.123″.

SOLD

LC 11. Dug US/CS Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

Unlisted in McKee and Mason. This tall round nosed variant measures 1.120″ x .676″. Provenance uncertain. Scarce type.

$25.00 HOLD

LC 12. Dug Confederate Rifle Bullet .69 Cal.

Unlisted in McKee and Mason. A very tall and rare variant made for use in rifled and sighted M-1816 Conversion Muskets, M-1842’s and a host of foreign rifles. The deep accentuated skirt rings are similar to the Mangeot Pattern. Dug in a CS Infantry Camp near Corinth, MS.

$45.00

 Enfield-Pritchett Variants

 

EN 1. Dug Enfield Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

Unlisted flat topped variant with a dark super slick patina. Dug near Fort Fisher, NC. by Ben Ingraham.

SOLD

EN 2. Dug Confederate “S” Marked Enfield Bullet .577 Cal.

Possibly the finest known example of this seriously scarce “S” marked Enfield. Complete with Boxwood Plug. Dug near Chickamauga, GA.

SOLD

EN 3. Dug Enfield “55” Marked Rifle Bullet .55 Cal.

This pattern was manufactured in England and imported through the Federal Blockade by the Confederacy. The plug type cavity is stamped “.55” and is quite rare. Condition is superb. Dug near Tullahoma, TN.

SOLD

EN 4. Dug Enfield “1.” Marked Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

This pattern was manufactured in England and imported through the Federal Blockade by the Confederacy. The plug type cavity is stamped “1.” which is a very scarce marking. Provenance uncertain but appears to be be salvaged from a Blockade Runner by divers.

SOLD

EN 5. Dug Enfield “L” Marked Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

This pattern was manufactured in England and imported through the Federal Blockade by the Confederacy. The plug type cavity is stamped “L” which may represent Ludlow Arsenal. Provenance of Tullahoma, TN.

$25.00

EN 6. Dug Enfield “P” Marked Rifle Bullet .577 Cal.

This pattern was manufactured in England and imported through the Federal Blockade by the Confederacy. The plug type cavity is stamped “P” and is quite rare. Condition is very good. Dug near Fredericksburg, VA.

SOLD

EN 7. Dug CS Enfield “Spoked Wheel” Pattern Rifle Bullet .58 Cal.

Distinct bullet with a spoked wheel or star pattern cast in the truncated cone cavity. Dug near Richmond, VA.

$65.00

EN 8. Dug Confederate Enfield Rifle or Carbine Bullet .52 Cal.

Not the scarcest pattern but this bullet is just so perfect, I had to list it. Measures .516″ x 1.111″. Nice sugar sand patina. Dug near Fort Fisher, NC. by Ben Ingraham.

SOLD

EN 9. Army of Tennessee Enfield Variant .54 Cal.

Unlisted in M&M. Late war type possibly produced by the Selma Arsenal. Dug on the Nashville, TN. Battlefield by Mark Swann. Measures 1.21″ tall.

$25.00

EN 10. Army of Tennessee Enfield Variant .577 Cal.

M&M # 230. These distinct bullets are pointed and have a shallow base. Measures .567″ x 1.133″. Dug near Shiloh, TN. by Ray Treece.

$28.00

EN 11. Army of Tennessee Enfield Variant .61 Cal.

M&M # 235. Scarce type and massive. Condition is excellent. Provenance uncertain. 

$45.00

EN 12. Excavated CS Enfield Rifle Variant .58 Cal.

M&M # 238. Perfect dropped side cast variant dug near Shiloh, TN. Measures .576″ x .1.005″.

$15.00

EN 13. Excavated CS Enfield Rifle Variant .58 Cal.

M&M # 246. This shorter pattern has a shallow plug base and measures .572″ x .947″.

SOLD

EN 14. Excavated Marshall Texas Arsenal Enfield .577 Cal.

M&M # 247. Flawless dropped example. Dug by Bob Shelton at the site of the Marshall, Texas Powder Mill and Arsenal.

$15.00

EN 15. Excavated Marshall Texas Arsenal Enfield .54 Cal.

M&M # 247. Flawless dropped example. This one has character. Dug by Bob Shelton at the site of the Marshall, Texas Powder Mill and Arsenal.

SOLD

 

EN 16. Dug CS Army of Tennessee Enfield Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

Not listed in M&M. This particular bullet is very distinct with a thick skirt and round nose. Associated with Gen. Forrest’s Cavalry and the Army of Tennessee. Flawless dropped example. Dug near Shiloh TN. by Ray Treece.

$28.00 HOLD

 

EN 17. Dug CS Army of Mississippi Enfield Pattern Carbine or Rifle Bullet .52 Cal.

Not listed in M&M. This rare early war variant is pictured on page 197 (fig.230) of Dean Thomas’ new reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol. 4. Note thin skirt. Measures .521″ x .787″. Dug by Brant Arnold near Shiloh, TN.

$45.00

EN 18. Dug CS Army of Mississippi Enfield Pattern Rifle Bullet .45 Cal.

Not listed in M&M. Extremely rare bullet possibly used in a Tennessee Rifle which was a common sight in the early war Confederate Army. Measures .452″ x .752″. Dug near Shiloh, TN. Ex. Bill Ewing Collection.

SOLD

EN 19. Dug CS Army of Mississippi Enfield Pattern Rifle Bullet .54 Cal.

Not listed in M&M. Early war Confederate variant for the Austrian and Mississippi Rifles. Measures .530″ x .984″. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$25.00

EN 20. Dug CS Enfield Pattern Rifle Bullet .60 Cal.

Not listed in M&M. Rare large caliber with a flat nose. Measures .598″ x 1.077″. Found near Tullahoma, TN. in Hardee’s 1863 Winter Camp.

$35.00 HOLD

BLT 21. Dug Lot of Confederate Enfield Bullets .577 Cal.

Dug together in one hole by Steve Mullinax near Dallas, GA. All have plug cavities with the “.57” mark and include their Boxwood Plugs. These bullets are super nice examples of what the Confederacy received from England through the blockade.

SOLD

 

Carbine Bullets and their variants

 

 

CB 1. U.S. “Cosmopolitan” Carbine Bullet .50 Cal.

M&M # 7. Excellent dropped condition. I can’t remember where it was dug.

$15.00

CB 2. U.S. Starr Carbine Bullet .50 Cal.

M&M # 53. Excellent dropped condition. Dug near Eastport MS.

$15.00

CB 3. Dug Confederate Merrill Carbine Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 67. Excellent dropped condition. Dug near Bolivar Heights, Harper’s Ferry, VA.

$55.00

CB 4. Dug U.S. Early Model Sharp’s and Hankins Carbine Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M #71. Good dropped condition. Dug near Strasburg, VA.

SOLD

CB 5. Dug U.S. Early Model Sharp’s and Hankins Carbine Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M #515. Good dropped condition. Dug near Fredericksburg, VA.

$45.00

CB 6. Dug U.S. Sharps and Hankins style Rifle or Carbine Bullet .58 Cal.

Unlisted in M&M. Rare and unusual large caliber pattern designed for a brass rimfire cartridge. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

CB 7. Dug Confederate Carbine Bullet .54 Cal.

Unlisted in M&M. Unusual variant for a .54 Cal. Carbine, possibly Merrill. Measures .532″ x .867″. Most likely a late war product of the Richmond Arsenal. Provenance of CS Cavalry Camp near Colonial Heights, VA.

SOLD

CB 8. Dug US/CS Maynard Carbine Bullet .50 Cal.

M&M # 75. Perfect dropped bullet from Shiloh, TN. area.

$25.00

CB 9. Dug Confederate Maynard Carbine Bullet .37 Cal.

M&M # 86. Nice example dug near Spanish Fort, AL.

SOLD 

 CB 10. Dug Colt Revolving Rifle or Carbine Bullet .50 Cal.

M&M #118. Very good dropped condition. Dug near Winchester, VA.

$55.00 

CB 11. Dug U.S. Burnside Carbine Bullet .54 Cal

M&M #119. Good dropped condition. Dug near Strawberry Plains, TN.

SOLD

 CB 12. Dug U.S. Ballard Carbine Bullet .44 Cal.

M&M #134. Very good dropped condition. Dug near Memphis, TN.

$25.00

CB 13. US or CS Merrill Carbine Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M # 138. Good dropped condition. Note air bubbles in casting. Dug near Memphis, TN.

$10.00

CB 14. U.S. Lindner Carbine Bullet .577 Cal.

M&M # 143. Good dropped condition. Dug N. Virginia.

$20.00 

CB 15. Dug U.S. Gallagher Carbine Bullet .50 Cal.

M&M # 442.  Very good dropped condition. Dug near Fredericksburg, VA.

$20.00 HOLD

 CB 16. Dug U.S. Gallagher Carbine Bullet .50 Cal.

Scarce swaged and machined variant. Provenance uncertain.

$25.00

 CB 17. Dug Richmond Labs Sharps Carbine Bullet .54 Cal.

M&M #464. Flawless dropped condition. Provenance unknown.

SOLD

 CB 18. Dug U.S. Joslyn Carbine Bullet .52 Cal.

M&M #470. Very nice dropped bullet. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$12.00 HOLD

CB 19. Dug U.S. Joslyn Carbine Bullet .52 Cal.

M&M #470. Flawless dropped bullet. Dug by John Marks near Lagrange, TN. on Oct. 31, 1977.

$20.00

CB 20. Dug U.S. Smith Cavalry Carbine Variant .48 Cal.

Unlisted in M&M. Are you ready for something really rare? This variant is illustrated on page 246, # 574 in Dean Thomas’ reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Part two. Extremely rare .48 Cal. Tall Rubber Cased Smith Carbine Bullet dug in one of Gen. Phillip Sheridan’s 1864 Cavalry Camps near Cedar Creek, VA.

$495.00

CB 21. Dug Confederate Carbine Bullet .54 Cal.

Unlisted in M&M. Measures .536″ X .828″ with a solid base. Similar bullet shown on page 17 of Tom Stelma’s Bullet Reference Book. This rare bullet is flawless and was dug on the Overall Gorge VA. Battlefield.

$250.00 

 

 

Federal and Confederate Revolver and Pistol Variants

 

RV 1. U.S. Starr Army Revolver Bullet .44 Cal.

M&M # 54. A scarce bullet in excellent condition.

$35.00

RV 2. U.S. Colt Revolving Carbine Bullet .44 Cal.

M&M #80. This tall pattern in perfect dropped condition and was used the .44 Cal. Colt Revolving Rifle.

$15.00

RV 3. Confederate Army Revolver Bullet .44 Cal.

M&M #89. Scarce variant and slightly more pointed than the one in the book. Measures .458″ x 665″. Dug near Winchester, VA.

SOLD

RV 4. Dug 84 Gauge Tranter Revolver Bullet.

M&M # 91. Scarce bullet used predominately by the Confederacy for their English imported Tranter Revolvers. This bullet is of the same type photographed on page 177 (fig.69) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Provenance of Winchester,VA. area.

SOLD

RV 5. Dug 54 Gauge Tranter Revolver Bullet.

M&M # 92. Scarce bullet used predominately by the Confederacy for their English imported Tranter Revolvers. This bullet is of the same type photographed on page 178 (fig.74) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Provenance of Shenandoah Valley,VA.

SOLD

RV 6. Dug .41 Cal. Derringer Bullet.

M&M # 94 (pg. 87)  Scarce bullet for the Moore Derringer. This bullet is of the same type photographed on page 78 (fig.44) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol. 1. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

RV 7. Dug Richmond Labs Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

M&M # 97. Scarce Confederate produced bullet for the Colt Navy Revolver and its’ Confederate produced copies. This “2nd Pattern” type is shown on page 172 (fig.12) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Dug N. Virginia.

SOLD

RV 8. U.S. St. Louis Arsenal Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

M&M # 99. Commonly dug in Western Theater sites. Excellent dropped condition. Corinth, MS.

SOLD

RV 9. Dug U.S. Leet and Hall Pattern Army Revolver Bullet .44 Cal.

M&M # 123. One of the less encountered revolver variants. Flawless. Provenance unknown.

$20.00 SOLD

RV 10. Dug 54 Gauge Kerr Revolver Bullet (Hayes patent by Eley).

M&M # 124. Scarce bullet used predominately by the Confederacy for their English imported Kerr Revolvers. This is the same type bullet photographed on page 177 (fig.65) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4.

$25.00 SOLD

RV 11.  Excavated U.S. Savage Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

M&M # 125. This bullet was designed for the Savage Navy Revolvers. Flawless dropped condition. Dug near Winchester, VA.

$15.00 SOLD

RV 12.  Excavated U.S. Savage Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

M&M # 126. This bullet was designed for the Savage Navy Revolvers. Good dropped condition. Dug near Tullahoma, TN.

$10.00 SOLD

RV 13. Dug 84 Gauge Kerr Revolver Bullet “Tall Pattern”.

M&M # 128. Scarce bullet used predominately by the Confederacy for their English imported Kerr Revolvers. This is the very bullet photographed on page 176 (fig.52) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4.

SOLD

RV 14. Dug 84 Gauge Kerr Revolver Bullet “Short Pattern”.

M&M # 129. Scarce bullet used predominately by the Confederacy for their English imported Kerr Revolvers. This is the very bullet photographed on page 176 (fig.49) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4.

SOLD 

RV 15. Dug Confederate Kerr Revolver Bullet 54 gauge.

M&M # 134. Flawless condition. Note shallow rings. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$15.00

RV 16. Dug U.S. Volcanic Bullet .41 Cal.

M&M # 141. Rare in this larger caliber. Perfect condition. Made for the New Haven Arms Volcanic Revolver.

$65.00

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 RV 17. Dug U.S. Volcanic Bullet .31 Cal.

M&M # 145. Nice little bullet in dropped condition. Made for the New Haven Arms Volcanic Revolver.

$45.00 

RV 18. Excavated U.S. “Volcanic” Revolver Bullet .31 Cal.

M&M # 152. Perfect dropped condition. Dug near Winchester, VA.

$55.00

RV 19. Dug Colt Root Revolver Bullet .28 Cal.

M&M # 509. Rare bullet. Dug near Winchester, VA.

$65.00

RV 20. Dug U.S. Lindsay Two Shot Pistol Bullet .38 Cal.

M&M # 164. Rare pistol bullet in perfect condition. Dug near Nashville, TN.

$95.00

RV 21. Dug Confederate Single Shot Pistol Bullet .36 Cal.

M&M # 166. Scarce double ended bullet that could also have been used in the Navy Revolver.

SOLD

RV 22. Dug U.S. “Bartholow” Bullet for Colt Revolving Rifle or Army Revolver .44 Cal.

M&M # 479. Nice clean bullet in perfect condition. Can’t remember where dug.

$10.00

RV 23. Dug Richmond Labs Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

M&M # 497. Scarce Confederate produced bullet for the Colt Navy Revolver and its’ Confederate produced copies. This “3rd Pattern” type is shown on page 172 (fig.14) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Dug near Colonial Heights, VA.

SOLD

RV 26. Dug 120 Gauge Deane and Adams Revolver Bullet.

M&M # 517. Scarce bullet used predominately by the Confederacy for their English Deane and Adams Revolvers. This bullet is of the same type photographed on page 175 (fig.39) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Provenance uncertain.

$65.00

RV 27. Dug Richmond Arsenal LeMat Revolver Bullet .40 Cal.

M&M # 634. Rare Confederate produced bullet for the iconic LeMat Revolver. This is the very bullet photographed on page 179 (fig.79) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4.

SOLD

RV 28. Dug LeMat Revolver Bullet .40 Cal.

M&M # 658. Rare Confederate produced bullet for the iconic LeMat Revolver. This is the same type bullet photographed on page 179 (fig.82) of Dean Thomas’ new bullet reference book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. Dug North Carolina.

$250.00

 

RV 30. Dug Confederate Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

Not listed in any reference book. Provenance uncertain.

$15.00

RV 31. Dug Pepperbox or Pocket Revolver Bullet .31 Cal.

Unlisted in M&M. Flawless condition. Dug near Fredericksburg, VA.

$165.00

RV 32. Dug US/CS Army Revolver Bullet .44 Cal.

Unlisted in M&M. Flawless condition. Listed in “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol. 3. Page 141 (fig. 107). Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$35.00

RV 34. Dug Confederate Revolver Bullet .42 Cal.

Unlisted in McKee and Mason. Rare pointed type possibly for the Lemat or other foreign revolver. Dug near Corinth, MS. Ex. Bill Ewing Collection.

$65.00

RV 35. Dug U.S. Starr Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

Scarce bullet not listed in M&M. Measures .374″ in diameter and .605″ tall. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$25.00

RV 36. Dug Confederate Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

Rare three ring variant not listed in M&M. Measures .353″ in diameter and .715″ tall. Dug in a Mississippi Troops camp near Corinth, MS. by Larry Hawkins.

SOLD

RV 37. Dug Confederate Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

One ring variant not listed in M&M. Measures .365″ in diameter and .545″ tall. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

$20.00

RV 38. Dug Confederate Navy Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

Extremely crude two ring variant not listed in M&M. Measures .365″ in diameter and .567″ tall. Dug near Winchester, VA.

$20.00

RV 39. Dug 9 mm. Pinfire Bullet.

Not listed in McKee and Mason. Flawless condition.

SOLD

 

RV 41. Excavated 54 Gauge Kerr Revolver Bullet.

Perfect dropped condition. Dug near Richmond, VA. The Kerr Revolvers were imported from England through the US Naval Blockade and were very popular with the Confederate Armed Forces.

$95.00 SOLD

RV 42.  Excavated “C.D. Leet” style Revolver Bullet .36 Cal.

Scarce bullet not listed in M&M but shown on page 103 of Tom Stelma’s Bullet Book (fig. 05-011) Dug near Shiloh, TN. Measures .355″ x .650″

$20.00

RV 43.  Excavated U.S. Colt Root Revolver Bullet .28 Cal.

Scarce bullet not listed in M&M but shown on page 106 of Tom Stelma’s Bullet Book (fig. 05-023) This bullet was designed for the Colt Root Revolver. Perfect dropped condition. Dug near Tullahoma, TN.

SOLD

 

RV 44.  Excavated CS “Hanovarian Pattern Revolver Bullet .28 Cal.

Scarce bullet not listed in M&M but shown on page 255 of Dean Thomas’ Book “Round Ball to Rimfire” (fig.642). Most likely used in the Colt Root Revolver. Flawless dropped condition. Dug near Shiloh, TN.

SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CART 23. “French Dragoon” Pattern for rifle musket .69 Cal.

This is the actual cartridge pictured on page 238 of Dean Thomas’ book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol.4. specimen #580. These triangular cavity bullets are dug in Confederate camps and battle sites from Port Hudson to Gettysburg. As you can see, these cartridges are made similar to the Enfield and Tower patterns. Extremely rare. Ex. Dean Thomas Collection.

$895.00

CART 24. Richmond Arsenal Sharps Carbine Cartridge .52 Cal.

Flawless condition. This type is illustrated on page 194 of Dean Thomas’ book “Round Ball to Rimfire” Vol. 4. specimen # 216. According to Paul Johnson, this cartridge is a Confederate copy of the US Linen wrapped Sharp’s Cartridge. Bullet has been x-rayed and is a New Model sharp’s Pattern identical to the one in Thomas’ book. A great compliment to any .52 Cal. Confederate Sharps or Tarpley Carbine. Ex. Paul Johnson Collection.

$295.00  HOLD B.P.

 

 

CART 26. Confederate 4 Tier Buckshot Cartridge .69 Cal.

Extremely rare cartridge for Cavalrymen armed with shotguns and cut down muskets. The 12 buck balls are meticulously tied in 4 layers of three. Neat looking Confederate Cartridge in flawless condition. Arsenal unknown. Ex. Paul Johnson Collection.

$795.00 

CART 27. Confederate Merrill Carbine Cartridge.

Evidently there were enough Merrill Carbines in Confederate hands to justify manufacturing cartridges for them. I cant remember if Paul Johnson told me that these came out of a package or were found in a cartridge box. Either way they are very scarce and are relatively accurate but crude copies of their Federal counterparts. This one is in very good condition with only a very minor tear in the paper. Ex. Paul Johnson Collection.

$295.00

 

 

CART 29. Selma Arsenal Round Ball Cartridge .69 Cal.

Extremely rare cartridge taken long ago from an 1863 dated Selma Arsenal Cartridge Pack. Perfect condition. Ex. Paul Johnson Collection.

$795.00

 CART 30. Columbus Arsenal Buckshot Cartridge .69 Cal.

Rare Confederate made cartridge favored by Confederate Cavalrymen armed with cut down muskets and shotguns. Perfect condition and a fitting compliment for any Confederate Cavalry display. Ex. Paul Johnson Collection.

$695.00

CART 32. Kerr Revolver Cartridge, 84 Gauge (.36 Cal.)

M&M # 128. Imported by the Confederacy from England through the blockade for use in the .36 Cal Kerr Revolver. Condition is very good. Paper wrapping is marked “Capt. M. Hayes R.N. Patent Skin Cartridge manufactured by Broux & Moll, London”. This cartridge (#54)  is pictured on page 176 of “Round Ball to Rim Fire” Vol. 4. Ex Dean Thomas Collection. Exactly what you need to display with your .36 Cal. Kerr.

$195.0