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UPDATED 6/23/17

           NEW ARRIVALS

M764.                           VERY SCARCE, MATCHED PAIR OF MARKED, BRASS DRAGOON STIRRUPS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, THEY HAVE A
                                      MELLOW BRASS PATINA, THE SOLID TREAD PLATES WERE LIGHTLY PUNCHED TO GIVE BETTER GRIP, BUT THE
                                      COOLEST THING ABOUT THEM IS THE STRONG TRIPLE MARKINGS ON THE BOTTOM OF THE TREAD, THEY EACH
                                      HAVE WATERVILET ARSENAL NY / U S / P.V.H., THESE EARLY STIRRUPS ARE DIFFICULT TO FIND, BUT A MATCHED
                                      SET ARE ALMOST NEVER SEEN
                                        $985.00

EW693.                         AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE BLADE IS FULL LENGTH, IT HAS A
                                      COUPLE OF TINY NICKS ON THE EDGE MORE FELT THAN SEEN, THE BLADE HAS BEGUN TO DARKEN BUT THERE IS
                                      A LOT OF ORIGINAL FINISH STILL SHOWING THROUGH, THE RICASSO HAS THE AMES MARKING, BUT TYPICAL OF
                                      AMES IT IS VERY FAINT, THE OBVERSE HAS A STRONG U.S. / D.R / 1863 STAMPING, THE BLADE FITS TIGHT TO THE
                                      HILT WITH NO WIGGLE, THE BRASS GUARD IS IN NEAR PERFECT SHAPE WITH A MELLOW BRASS PATINA, THE
                                      QUILLON HAS BEEN INTENTIONALLY BENT SLIGHTLY DOWNWARD, RETAINS THE ORIGINAL LEATHER WRAP THAT
                                      SHOWS WEAR AND HAS A COUPLE OF SMALL PIECES MISSING, THE ORIGINAL WIRE BRAID FITS TIGHTLY AND IS IN
                                      GOOD SHAPE, THE SCABBARD IS ALSO IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, IT IS FREE OF DENTS, IT HAS ALSO BEGUN TO
                                      DARKEN BUT STILL HAS ORIGINAL FINISH SHOWING THROUGH, OVERALL A MUCH NICER SABER THAN OFTEN
                                      SEEN, A NICE HONEST AMES THAT REMAINS IN IT'S ORIGINAL, UNALTERED CONDITION
                                     

                                           $645.00

L361.                             AN U S WAIST BELT PLATE ON IT'S ORIGINAL, BUFF LEATHER BELT WITH BRASS KEEPER, THIS APPEARS TO HAVE
                                      NEVER BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, THE BUCKLE HAS A FEW DARK SPOTS FROM STORAGE, THE
                                      BELT HAS A S. YOUNG NEWARK, N.J. MAKER'S MARK AND AN INSPECTION MARK, THE LEATHER IS APPROX. 39.5"
                                      LONG, GREAT RELIC
                                     
                                     
                                                        $565.00

M763.                           AN ENFIELD TOMPION IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, THE CORK REMAINS STRONG AND YOU CAN STILL SEE THE
                                      INSPECTION MARK ON THE BRASS CAP
                                                                                                  $20.00

M762.                          ONLY 6 LEFT
                                     WHILE MOST OF AMERICA IS TRYING TO REMOVE EVERY SYMBOL OF THE CONFEDERACY, HERE IS A CHANCE TO
                                     HELP PRESERVE AND HONOR ITS MEMORY, I'VE BEEN ABLE TO OBTAIN 12 UCV PARADE FLAGS THAT WERE FOUND
                                     AT BEAUVOIR, THE LAST HOME OF JEFFERSON DAVIS, BEAUVOIR WAS DAMAGED DURING HURRICANE KATRINA,
                                     THESE FLAGS ALONG WITH OTHER ITEMS FROM THE JUNE 1930 UCV REUNION IN BILOXI, MS WERE DISCOVERED
                                     DURING REPAIRS, THE FLAGS ARE IN PERFECT CONDITION, THEY MEASURE APPROX. 17.5" X 11.75" AND ARE ON A
                                     30" TALL WOOD POLE, THE COLORS ARE STILL VIVID, THEY ARE A GREAT WAY TO ADD A SPLASH OF COLOR TO YOUR
                                     RELIC ROOM
                                       $125.00 EACH

DR2103.                      BEAUTIFUL SPUR OFTEN REFERRED TO AS THE CHRISTMAS SPUR DUE TO THE MARKING ON THE INSIDE OF THE
                                     LEG "PATENTED DEC. 24, 1861", THE PATENT IS FOR THE DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE SPUR, IT HAS A FOLIATE
                                     DESIGN ON THE NECK, RAISED, STIPPLED RIBS RUNNING BACK TO THE STRAP BOSSES WHICH ARE ALSO STIPPLED,
                                     THIS ONE HAS A SLIGHT TWIST FROM BEING WORN BUT IS IN GREAT DUG CONDITION
                                                              SOLD

DR2102.                      COOL SOLDIER CARVED, LEAD BOWIE KNIFE, MEASURES JUST SHY OF 6 INCHES LONG, VERY WELL DONE WITH A
                                     ROUND HANDLE THAT GOES INTO THE SINGLE EDGE BLADE, IT HAS A FLAT TOP SPINE THAT TAPERS TO THE POINT,
                                     AS A SMALL DIGGERS DING ON THE UPPER FRONT OF THE BLADE, YOU SEE A LOT OF WHITTLED LEAD, BUT A TRUE
                                     CARVED PIECE IS SCARCE TO FIND
                                       $185.00

UP822.                         MODEL 1839 "BABY" U S BUCKLE, THIS IS A NON-DUG EXAMPLE, THE FACE IS IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITION WITH
                                     JUST A COUPLE OF SMALL DINGS, THE REVERSE HAS FULL, SLICK LEAD, THE ARROW HOOK THAT ATTACHED IT TO
                                     THE BELT IS MIA, THIS IS WHY THESE PLATES WERE DISCONTINUED IN FAVOR OF THE LARGER U S BUCKLES WITH
                                     THE THREE HOOK CONFIGURATION, THE TWO HOOKS WERE PRONE TO BREAK, BEAUTIFUL PLATE
                                                                                           $295.00

F900.                               SOME RELICS JUST HAVE THAT COOL LOOK ABOUT THEM AND THIS IS ONE, A MODEL 1816 CONVERSION MUSKET
                                        MADE BY HARPERS FERRY IN 1831, IT HAS BEEN CUT DOWN TO CAVALRY LENGTH, THE BARREL AND THE BUTT
                                        STOCK HAVE BOTH BEEN SHORTENED GIVING IT AN OVERALL LENGTH OF 35.5" WITH A 20.65" BARREL, THE METAL
                                        IS SMOOTH AND FREE OF PITTING AND HAS A DARK BROWN PATINA, THE LOCK PLATE HAS A CLEAR HARPERS FERRY
                                        1831 STAMPING REAR OF THE HAMMER AND AN EAGLE OVER U S FORWARD OF THE HAMMER, THE BARREL ALSO
                                        HAS A STRONG EAGLE HEAD AND V P MARKING AT THE BREECH, THE ACTION WORKS WELL, GREAT LOOKING
                                        WEAPON WITH A LOT OF CHARACTER
                                       

                                           SOLD

CP362.                            SHEET BRASS PLATE IN GREAT DUG CONDITION, MEASURES 73 X 50mm, THE FACE HAS A SMOOTH, MEDIUM BROWN
                                        PATINA, THE REVERSE RETAINS TWO OF THE THREE HOOKS, THIS WAS DUG SEVERAL YEARS AGO AT BRICE'S CROSS-
                                        ROADS
                                          SOLD

DR2101.                         HERE IS A REALLY COOL RELIC THAT I BET NONE OF YOUR COLLECTING BUDDIES HAS, A PORTION OF THE GUARD
                                        FROM A B. DOUGLAS CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER SWORD, MOST IMPORTANTLY IT IS THE PORTION WITH THE
                                        C S AND STAR, THESE WERE CRUDELY MADE, THE C S STANDS OUT GREAT BUT THE STAR IS A LITTLE TOUGHER TO
                                        SEE, IF YOU DON'T HAVE 20K LYING AROUND FOR THE COMPLETE SWORD, HERE IS THE COOLEST PART FOR A FRACTION
                                        OF THE COST, ( LAST PICTURE IS FROM ALBAUGH'S SWORD BOOK FOR REFERENCE)
                                           $595.00

BC831.                           GROUP OF 10 .58 CALIBER RING RING MINIES, 6 ARE WASHINGTON ARSENAL BULLETS WITH THE STAR IN THE BASE
                                        AND 4 ARE MACHINE MADE WITH THE SWAGE MARKS IN THE BASE, ONE HAS BEEN PULLED
                                                                    SOLD

A728.                              CONFEDERATE 12 POUNDER, SIDELOADER, CASE SHOT SHELL WITH THE SCARCER IRON PLUG, THE IRON IS STRONG
                                        AND STABLE, HAS A CLEAR MOLD SEAM, SLIGHT SURFACE PITTING, THE SIDELOADER PLUG DOES NOT SHOW UP WELL
                                        IN THE PICTURES BUT IS CLEARLY SEEN IN PERSON
                                            $395.00

F899.                              COLT MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE METAL IS SMOOTH AND FREE OF PITTING,
                                       IT HAS A MEDIUM GRAY PATINA, THE 4" BARREL HAS A VISIBLE COLT'S ADDRESS STAMPING BUT IT DOES SHOW WEAR,
                                       REALLY COOL IS THE SERIAL NUMBER OF 25497 DENOTES AN 1849 PRODUCTION DATE, ALL NUMBERS MATCH EXCEPT
                                       FOR THE WEDGE, THE TWO PIECE WOOD GRIPS ARE ALSO IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, FIVE SHOT CYLINDER, THE
                                       ACTION IS CRISP AND WORKS WELL EXCEPT ONE CHAMBER OF THE CYLINDER DOESN'T INDEX, OVERALL A VERY
                                       WELL CARED FOR COLT POCKET WITH A VERY EARLY PRODUCTION DATE
                                      

                                          $845.00

M761.                            HERE IS A REALLY COOL AND UNIQUE BULLET MOLD, ON FIRST GLANCE IT LOOKS LIKE A COMMON SCISSOR STYLE
                                       MOLD, VIRTUALLY ALL OF THESE YOU SEE CAST A ROUND BALL BUT THIS ONE CASTS AN APPROX. .32 CALIBER PICKET
                                       STYLE CONICAL BULLET, ANOTHER COOL THING IS THE WAY ONE END OF THE HANDLE IS BENT INWARD, IT LOOKS
                                       LIKE THIS PROBABLY BELONGED TO A CAVALRYMAN WHO WAS ALSO USING IT AS A HOOF PICK, COOL RELIC
                                                                  $65.00

DR2100.                        CS 4 CONFEDERATE SPUR IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, RECOVERED MANY YEARS AGO NEAR PETERSBURG, VA
                                       IT HAS A SLIGHT TWIST TO THE LEFT STRAP BOSS FROM USE, RETAINS THE IRON ROWEL WHICH IS IN VERY GOOD
                                       CONDITION, THIS STYLE IS CALLED THE "UNBREAKABLE" SPUR DUE TO IT'S HEAVY CONSTRUCTION, HAS BEEN
                                       LIGHTLY COATED AND IS READY TO DISPLAY
                                           $245.00

EW692.                         AMES MODEL 1832 SHORT ARTILLERY SWORD WITH THE VERY RARE AND DESIRABLE DATE OF 1832, AMES RECEIVED
                                      A GOVERNMENT CONTRACT FOR 2,000 OF THESE SWORDS ON JUNE 5, 1832 BUT ONLY APPROX. 600 WERE DELIVERED IN
                                      1862, THIS EXAMPLE IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE BLADE IS FULL LENGTH AND THE EDGES ARE IN GOOD SHAPE,
                                      IT DOESN'T HAVE ANY REAL PITTING BUT DOES HAVE AN "ORANGE PEEL" TEXTURE AND HAS A MEDIUM BROWN
                                      PATINA, THE RICASSO IS MARKED UNITED / STATES / 1832, THE OBVERSE IS STAMPED WITH AN EAGLE OVER N.P.AMES
                                      SPRINGFIELD, AMES HAD LIMITED CAPACITY IN 1832 - 1834 AND SUB-CONTRACTED THE BRASS HILTS TO SAMUEL HUSE
                                      IN NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS THOSE THREE YEARS, THE EDGE OF THE CROSS GUARD IS STAMPED S. HUSE / NEW-
                                      BURYPORT, AND HAS AN INSPECTOR'S CARTOUCHE, THE HILT OFTEN BECAME LOOSE ON THESE SWORDS MFG PRIOR
                                      TO 1835 WHEN THE INTERIOR DESIGN OF THE HILT WAS CHANGED, BUT ON THIS EXAMPLE THE BLADE STILL FITS
                                      TIGHTLY IN THE HILT WITH NO WIGGLE, OVERALL THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE FIRST SWORDS MADE BY
                                      AMES WHO WENT ON TO BECOME THE MOST PROLIFIC SWORD MAKER OF THE TIME
                                     

                                           SOLD

F898.                             WHITNEY NAVY REVOLVER IN EXCELLENT RELIC CONDITION, THIS IS A FIRST MODEL, 3rd TYPE, THIS WAS A VERY
                                      EARLY FIND, UNFORTUNATELY THE LOCATION WHERE FOUND IS UNKNOWN, THE METAL HAS LIGHT, UNIFORM
                                      SURFACE PITTING AND A MEDIUM GRAY PATINA, THE HAMMER, CYLINDER, AND LOADING LEVER WILL STILL MOVE,
                                      NO MARKINGS VISIBLE EXCEPT FOR AN EARLY SERIAL NUMBER OF 559, THIS IS A SCARCE WEAPON WITH ONLY APPROX.
                                      33,000 BEING PRODUCED FROM THE LATE 1850's THROUGH THE EARLY 1860's, AND YOU VERY RARELY SEE A DUG EXAMPLE
                                      THIS WILL BE A CENTER PIECE IN ANY DUG WEAPONS DISPLAY
                                     

                                                                     $765.00

DC428.                         NICE GROUP OF 14 FLAT BUTTONS RECOVERED FROM A CONFEDERATE CAMP NEAR MULBERRY, TN, ASSORTED
                                      SIZES, MOST ARE PLAIN FACED BUT SOME HAVE A DESIGN, ABOUT HALF STILL HAVE SHANKS
                                                                                                 $30.00

EW691.                         MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER IN EXCELLENT RELIC CONDITION, THE BLADE IS FULL LENGTH AND HAS AN
                                      EVEN DARK PATINA WITH ONLY SLIGHT SURFACE PITTING, IT IS FAINT BUT YOU CAN STILL MAKE OUT THE U S AND
                                      INSPECTOR INITIALS AND THE DATE OF 1862, THE MAKER'S MARK ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE CAN'T BE SEEN, THE BRASS
                                      HILT IS FREE OF ANY DAMAGE AND HAS A MELLOW BRASS PATINA, HAS INSPECTOR INITIALS ON THE POMMEL CAP,
                                      WONDERFUL RELIC CAVALRY SABER
                                     

                                           $345.00

DC427.                          CONFEDERATE CAST I INFANTRY BUTTON IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE HAS A MOTTLED GREEN AND
                                       BROWN PATINA, IT LOOKS MUCH BETTER IN PERSON THAN IN THE PICTURE, THE REVERSE HAS A GOOD SHANK,
                                       THIS HAS ONLY HAD THE DIRT RINSED OFF, IT WILL PROBABLY CLEAN UP MUCH NICER IF DESIRED
                                                                 SOLD

BC830.                          FIVE PLUG BASE .69 MINIES IN GREAT SHAPE, ALL WERE RECOVERED HERE IN MIDDLE TN, THESE DEEP CAVITY,
                                      PLUG BASE .69 BULLETS ARE MUCH SCARCER THAN THE CONE BASE .69's
                                                                                           SOLD

F897.                             STARR DOUBLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER, THIS REVOLVER DISPLAYS GREAT WITH THAT "BEEN THERE, DONE
                                      THAT LOOK", THE METAL HAS AN EVEN DARK BROWN PATINA AND NO PITTING, THE STARR MAKER'S MARK AND
                                      PATENT INFO IS VISIBLE ON EITHER SIDE OF THE FRAME, THE WOOD GRIP HAS SEVERAL BUMPS AND BRUISES BUT
                                      IS OVERALL IN GOOD SHAPE, THE HAMMER WILL HOLD IN THE COCKED POSITION AND FALL WITH THE HAMMER,
                                      BUT THE CYLINDER WILL NOT INDEX, THERE WAS A BREAK IN THE TRIGGER GUARD NEAR THE GRIP THAT HAS AN
                                      OLD REPAIR, IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A LIKE NEW EXAMPLE THIS ONE ISN'T FOR YOU, BUT IF YOU LIKE WEAPONS
                                      THAT LOOK LIKE THEY SAW THE WAR, YOU'LL LOVE THIS ONE
                                     

                                                                 SOLD

DR2098.                       GEORGIA BRIDLE CUTTER PIKE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, 17.5" LONG OVERALL WITH A 13" BLADE, THE END HAS
                                      REMNANTS OF THE WOOD SHAFT INSIDE IT, THE IRON IS STRONG AND STABLE AND HAS BEEN LIGHTLY COATED,
                                      WEAPONRY HAS CAME A LONG WAY IN JUST 150 YEARS
                                     

                                                                  $585.00

M760.                           NICE PAIR OF SHARP SHOOTER'S GLASSES, OVAL, AMBER LENSES THAT ARE FROSTED WITH A CLEAR CIRCLE IN
                                      THE CENTER TO FOCUS THE SHOOTER'S VISION ON THE TARGET, THEY ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION
                                                                    $65.00

F896.                            COOL DOUBLE BARREL PISTOL, THE VAST MAJORITY YOU SEE ARE SIDE BY SIDE, BUT THIS ONE IS AN OVER / UNDER
                                     BARREL CONFIGURATION, THE METAL IS IN GOOD CONDITION AND HAS AN EVEN, DARK BROWN PATINA, APPROX.
                                     .44 CALIBER, THE ONE PIECE WOOD GRIP IS ALSO IN GOOD SHAPE, IT IS MISSING THE TRIGGER GUARD, THE ACTION
                                     IS CRISP AND WORKS WELL, YOU DO HAVE TO PUT SLIGHT FORWARD PRESSURE ON THE LEFT TRIGGER FOR THE
                                     HAMMER TO CATCH, OVERALL THIS IS A PISTOL THAT LOOKS LIKE IT SAW A LOT OF USE BUT STILL DISPLAYS GREAT
                                    

                                                                                                $285.00

UP823.                         VERY NICE U S BREAST PLATE, GREAT DETAIL TO THE FACE, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD, THE ATTACHMENT
                                     WIRES ARE MIA, THIS WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL YEARS AGO NEAR DUG GAP, GA
                                                                                                SOLD

DR2092.                      MARTINGALE IN GREAT CONDITION, COOLEST THING IS WHERE IT WAS FOUND, IT WAS RECOVERED IN THE AREA
                                     OF FORT CRAIG LOCATED NEAR TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM, FORT CRAIG WAS BUILT IN 1854 NEAR THE RIO
                                     GRANDE RIVER, BY JULY OF 1861 IT WAS THE LARGEST FORT IN THE SOUTHWEST WITH OVER 2,000 SOLDIERS, ALSO
                                     IN 1861, SEVERAL REGIMENTS OF NEW MEXICO VOLUNTEERS WAS ESTABLISHED TO HANDLE A NEW THREAT, THE
                                    CONFEDERATE ARMY OF NEW MEXICO. IN FEBRUARY OF 1862, ALL 5 REGIMENTS OF NEW MEXICO VOLUNTEERS WERE
                                    SENT TO FORT CRAIG TO WAIT FOR THE CONFEDERATE ADVANCE UP THE RIO GRANDE. ON FEBRUARY 21, 1862, UNION
                                    TROOPS, LED BY COLONEL EDWARD CANBY, BATTLED WITH CONFEDERATE TROOPS LED BY BRIGADIER GENERAL
                                    SIBLEY, AT THE BATTLE OF VALVERDE, A CROSSING OF THE RIO GRANDE. BOTH SIDES SUFFERED HEAVY LOSSES, BUT
                                    IT WAS CONSIDERED A CONFEDERATE VICTORY. THE FACE OF THE MARTINGAL HAS A FEW LITTLE BUMPS AND BRUISES
                                    BUT NO DAMAGE, NOT EVEN TO THE RIM, THE REVERSE HAS SOME LEAD LOSS, THIS IS A GREAT CAVALRY RELIC, MOST
                                    LIKELY CONFEDERATE USED, FROM A BATTLE THAT HISTORY HAS OVERLOOKED
                                                                                                 $395.00

F894.                           ETHAN ALLEN PEPPERBOX PISTOL IN GOOD CONDITION, THE METAL IS MAINLY SMOOTH WITH A SLIGHTLY MOTTLED
                                    MEDIUM TO DARK GRAY PATINA, HAS A THREE INCH LONG, FIVE SHOT BARREL, HAS THE BAR STYLE HAMMER THAT
                                    HAS A CLEAR PATENTED APRIL 16, 1845 MARKING, THE ACTION IS CRISP AND WORKS WELL, THE TWO PIECE WALNUT
                                    GRIPS ARE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE, THE TRIGGER GUARD IS MIA, THESE EARLY MULTI-SHOT PISTOLS WERE WIDELY
                                    CARRIED
                                   
                                                                                            $365.00

L360.                            WONDERFUL EAGLE MILITIA PANEL PLATE ON IT'S ORIGINAL FOLDED AND STITCHED RED MOROCCAN LEATHER
                                      BELT, ACCORDING TO O'DONNELL'S BOOK, THIS PLATE WAS MADE FROM 1818 - 1835, WHILE THE PLATE IS SCARCE,
                                      ONE ON IT'S ORIGINAL BELT IS ALMOST NEVER SEEN, THE BUCKLE IS IN GREAT SHAPE WITH GOOD DETAIL AND NO
                                      DAMAGE, THE BELT IS ALSO IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION CONSIDERING IT'S AGE, IT IS STRONG AND PLIABLE, IT
                                      DOES HAVE ONE VERTICAL TEAR JUST FORWARD OF THE FIRST SWORD HANGER DROP, THE PICTURES DO NOT DO
                                      THIS JUSTICE, IT WILL BE A CENTER PIECE IN ANY COLLECTION
                                     

                                                                     $995.00

 
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