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Updated 6-22-18

SSBTN 1. Arkansas Militia Coat Button.

AK 1, 23 mm. Not your average example. Rare to begin with and this one has exceptional gold plating and super sharp details. Truly the best of the best. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN NY.” bm.

$6500

 

USBP 1. US M-1839 Cartridge Box Plate from North Anna VA.

Superb good condition with intact attachment loops. Old tag on reverse states “5th Corps, North Anna. Fontaine Farm”. Obviously dug a long time ago.

$225.00 Hold J.B.

 

MS 1. Dug 5th U.S. Army Corps Hat Badge.

Stamped Brass Maltese Cross in remarkable condition with traces of silver wash. Dug long ago by J.B. Harrell. Provenance uncertain. 

$450.00

 

USBP 2. Dug Ohio Volunteer Militia Cartridge Box Plate.

Rare large size with the fat OVM letters. Fantastic condition. Soldier’s name carved on back appears to be “Bord”. Found on Feb. 4, 1990 by the late Charles Sweeney at Iuka MS.

$2450.00

 

 USBP 3. Dug US Breastplate for Cartridge Box Sling marked “BOYD & SONS BOSTON”.

Nice looking plate with both attachment loops intact. Clear “BOYD & SONS BOSTON” makers mark on reverse. Dug near Corinth MS.

$295.00

 

MS 2. Dug Patriotic Shield Pin with Federal Eagle.

Very nice condition featuring a Federal Eagle with a large ribbon in it’s beak. Marked on back “PAT. DEC.29, 1861”. Dug by Charles Sweeney near Eastport MS.

$395.00 

 

MS 3. Dug Pocket Watch Chain with Military Scenes.

How cool is this amazing relic? Nothing captures the exuberance of 1861 like this chain. The links are small coin like discs with highly detailed scenes of  Artillerymen firing a cannon and a charging Cavalryman with his sword raised, tent with flag in the background. Obviously dug long ago. The very tip of the hook has a break and has separated but can easily be re-attached. An extremely rare and unique war relic. Dug by J.B. Harrell near Riverton AL.

$795.00

 

USBP 4. Dug U.S. M-1851 Officer’s Sword Belt Buckle.

Superb condition with a great patina. Note integral cast brass wreath. Found near Corinth MS. 

$395.00

 

MS 4. Dug Patriotic Pin with Artillery Scene.

Here is a really nice little pin featuring a Cannon and stacked Cannon Balls with Stars and Stripes fluttering in the breeze on a Federal Shield. Dug near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$195.00

 

MS 5. Dug Confederate Martingale for Mounted Officer’s or Cavalry Horse Harness.

Crude and simple stamped brass with lead fill construction. Found in a Confederate Camp a few weeks ago by Brant Arnold near Corinth MS.

$450.00

 

MS 6. Dug “Jeff Davis” Hat Pin.

Great condition with no repairs. Found at Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$175.00

 

MS 7. Rare dug Saber or Cutlass Pin with gold plating. 

Found by the late Charles Sweeney near Iuka MS. Possibly Confederate in origin. Great condition.

$395.00

 

MS 8. Dug US Company Letter “A” Hat Insignia.

Perfect condition and hard to find intact. Large size (1″tall) and made of stamped brass. Dug near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney. 

$85.00 

 

MS 9. Company letter “B” Hat Insignia.

Perfect condition with a great patina. Large size (1″tall) and made of stamped brass. Dug near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney. 

$55.00

 

MS 10. Dug US Company Letter “D” Hat Insignia.

Very good condition with a great patina. Large size (1″tall) and made of stamped brass. Dug near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney. 

$45.00 

 

MS 11. Dug US Company Letter “E” Hat Insignia.

Here is a tough one. Very good condition with no repairs. Large size (1″tall) and made of stamped brass. Dug near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney. 

$125.00 

 

MS 12. Dug Confederate Company Letter “G” Hat Insignia.

Slightly smaller and made of cast brass. Great green patina and excellent condition. Found recently by Brant Arnold near Corinth MS. 

$125.00 

 

MS 13. Company letter “H” Hat Insignia.

Perfect condition with a great patina. No repairs. Large size (1″tall) and made of stamped brass. These are hard to find intact. Dug near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney. 

$95.00

 

MS 14. Company letter “K” Hat Insignia.

Perfect condition with a great patina. No repairs. Large size (1″tall) and made of stamped brass. These are very hard to find intact. Dug near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney. 

$125.00

 

MS 15. Dug U.S. Cavalryman’s Hat Insignia.

Really good condition and rare to find intact. No repairs. Dug by Charles Sweeney in Gen. Sherman’s sprawling Federal Cavalry Camp near Eastport MS.

$295.00

 

MS 16. Excavated US Regimental #1 Hat Insignia.

These are hard to find in the large 1″ size. Most likely from a Federal Cavalryman’s Hardee Hat. Dug in Gen. William T. Sherman’s Cavalry Camp at Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$85.00

 

MS 17. Excavated US Regimental #2 Hat Insignia.

These are hard to find in the large 1″ size. Most likely from a Federal Cavalryman’s Hardee Hat. Dug in Gen. William T. Sherman’s Cavalry Camp at Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$85.00 HOLD J.B.

 

MS 18. Excavated US Regimental #4 Hat Insignia.

These are hard to find in the large 1″ size. Most likely from a Federal Cavalryman’s Hardee Hat. Dug in Gen. William T. Sherman’s Cavalry Camp at Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$65.00 HOLD J.B.

 

MS 19. Dug Confederate “Lone Star” Hat Insignia. 

Stamped brass and silver plated. Most likely from a Texas or Mississippi Regiment. Great condition and 100% Confederate. I saw Mike Leonard dig one just like it near Tullahoma TN. in Gen. Hardee’s Winter Camp (A Texas Button was also found in this camp). This one was found by J.B. Harrell near Iuka, MS.

$395.00

 

MS 20. Dug Federal Patriotic Flag Pin.

This small pin featuring “Old Glory” was found near Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney.

SOLD

 

USBP 5. Dug US M-1839 Enlistedman’s Belt Plate.

Early Boyd and Sons of Boston contract pattern (unmarked) in great condition. Found in the Shiloh-Corinth area.

$295.00

 

WP 1. Confederate/US Soldier’s Dirk or Boot Knife.

Nice little weapon of last resort. Found by Charles Sweeney near Iuka MS. Professionally cleaned and conserved.

$175.00

 

MS 21. Dug U.S. Cavalryman’s Carbine Cleaning Brush.

Great example. Bristles long gone. Dug in Gen. William T. Sherman’s massive US Cavalry Camp at Eastport MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$45.00 HOLD J.B.

 

SSBTN 2. Dug Mississippi Militia Infantry Coat Button.

MP 3, 21 mm. Very good condition with gold plating in the right places. Slight crease on the star. Dug near Iuka MS. by Charles Sweeney. “HYDE & GOODRICH N.O.” bm. Looks much better in hand than in the pictures.

$295.00

 

SSBTN 3. Dug Louisiana Militia Coat Button.

LA 8, 22 mm. Very nice indeed with great detail and straight shank. Found near Baldwyn MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$295.00 Hold J.B.

 

SSBTN 4.  Dug Louisiana Militia Coat Button.

LA 8, 23 mm. This is a great looking button and the pictures don’t do it justice. Still retains a considerable amount of original gold plating. Found by Dan Wingate North of Fredericksburg VA. 

$350.00

 

SSBTN 5. Excavated Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 15 b, 22 mm. Remarkable condition with gold plating. Dug by Charles Sweeney near Corinth MS.

$295.00

 

SSBTN 6. Dug North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 22 mm. Scarce high convex variant with a detailed strike. Nice looking button. Provenance of Coastal Carolina.

$450.00

 

SSBTN 7. Dug North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 16, 23 mm. Beautiful button. Loaded with silver plating. Found near Baldwyn MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$195.00 

 

SSBTN 8. Dug North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 16, 23 mm. Beautiful button. Slick chocolate brown patina, sharp detail and no ground action. Found near Baldwyn MS. by Charles Sweeney.

$145.00 

 

SSBTN 9. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 14 A, 23 mm. Another great looking button with a lot of gold plating. Found by Charles Sweeney near Iuka MS. Shank broke during the cleaning process and has been retained in case buyer wishes to have it re-attached.

$165.00

 

MS 6. Federal Percussion Cap Box.

Good condition with U.S. Ordnance Inspector’s Stamp on outer flap. Wool ling missing but vent pick is present.

SOLD

 

MS 7. Dug Confederate Curry Comb.

Interesting relic in great condition. Dug long ago by Bob Scates in a Confederate Cavalry Camp. Northern VA.

$45.00 

 

MS 8. Dug Sharps Carbine or Rifle Bullet Mold .52 Cal. 

Very early find in remarkable condition. Totally functional. Ironclad provenance of Catlett’s Station VA.

$595.00

 

WP 12. M-1851 Colt Navy Revolver .36 Cal. and matching U.S. Military Holster marked “E. GAYLORD”.

Less common 2nd model with small brass trigger guard. Great condition with all matching serial # 29764 (1853 production). Mechanically sound with smooth metal surfaces. Good cylinder scene. Bore is well defined. Walnut grips are original and retain 90% of their original varnish. Holster is in great condition and maker marked “E. GAYLORD CHICOPEE MASS.” Leather muzzle plug still intact. Ex. Bob Scates collection.

$2750.00

 

 MS 9. Excavated M-1859 Sharps Carbine/Rifle Lock and Hammer assembly.

Very good condition. Dug near Fredericksburg VA.

$95.00 HOLD P.P.

 

MS 10. Excavated U.S. Burnside Carbine Lock and Hammer Assembly.

Obvious mainspring break. Great condition and complete. Spotsylvania Campaign.

$95.00

 

MS 11. Dug Austrian Lorenz Rifle Musket Lock found near Fredericksburg VA. 

Superb condition, cleaned expertly with electrolysis. Dated 1860. These imported rifles were favored by many Confederates. Dug near Fredericksburg VA.

$95.00 HOLD G.O.

 

MS 12. Dug Mechanical Pencil from Federal trash pit. 

Neat relic, still retains remnants of wooden pencil. found by Ray Treece near Shiloh, TN.

$45.00 HOLD L.S.

 

MS 13. Dug brass Regimental #0 Insignia. 

Possibly a letter “O” but more likely a zero. Great condition with attachment pins. Large size approx. 1 1/4″. Provenance of Middle TN.

$75.00