All relics offered on my website are guaranteed to be 100% genuine, you won't find any fakes here. Usually I personally know the person who dug each relic I offer and in most cases I obtained the relic directly from that person. When I obtain a relic from another source and don't personally know the digger my nearly 40 years experience in digging and handling dug Civil War relics guarantees that my experience is something you can trust. In other words you will receive nothing but the real thing. Guaranteed Forever! I will be happy to set up a lay-away plan that works for you. Shipping is actual cost. Also, images on this page can be slow to load because of the high resolution so you can more closely examine each item.

To order any item or ask questions you can email me at robertcoli@comcast.net or you can text me at 540-229-4515.

Front Page Highlight Items:

 1.   Leech & Rigdon CS Wreath - Dug in a Louisiana camp at Brandy Station, VA back in 1983. No repairs no nothing just waiting for that perfect L&R tongue. $1100 View 1  View 2

 2.  CS Richmond Spur - Dug in Gettysburg on private land in the early 80's. Excellent condition and most of the rowel still intact. A real beauty!  $400 View 1  View 2 


3. US Buckle - Very nice US Buckle with arrow style hooks. Dug in Culpeper Co, VA.  $215   View 1   View 2

4. Virginia Wreath - If you have this tongue, YOU NEED THIS WREATH! Dug in Culpeper Co, VA.  $400   View 1   View 2   View 3

5. Eagle Breast Plate - Beautiful Eagle Breast Plate dug in Culpeper. It has a great face and good, smooth lead. No hooks.  $135  View 1   View 2

6. Eagle Breast Plate - This plate was dug back in the very early 80's at Cedar Mountain in Culpeper.  $70   View 1   View 2

7.  Broken Carbine Sling Buckle - The picture says it all. Dug in Culpeper, VA. $15  View 

CS - Southern State Buttons:

8. Virginia Coat Button - VA 15 - Beautiful button with bent shank. Dug near Fredericksburg, VA. Button has nice gold. Horstman & Allien NY.  $215  View 1   View 2

9. Virginia Coat Button - VA 13A - Kent Paine Richmond back mark. The back is pushed in but solid and no shank. Dug in Madison Co, VA.  $60   View 1   View 2

10. Pair of South Carolina Cuff/Kepi Buttons -  These buttons were found together. One is very nice while the other has a pushed in back. Found in Culpeper. $79 View 1  View 2

11. Block I Button - This button was dug in Culpeper, VA. It's not perfect. It has a push on the face and a minor chip on the rim and no shank but solid. $49 View 1 View 2 

12.  Virginia Staff Button - This cuff size Virginia was dug in Orange, VA. No Shank and can't make out the BM. It is solid. $45 View 1  View 2

13.  North Carolina Button - This NC was dug in Culpeper, VA.  It has a shovel hit on the back and chip out of the rim. Perfect for restoration. $40 View 1 View 2

US - Northern State Buttons:

14. New Hampshire Cuff Button - NH 6 - This nice New Hampshire button was dug in Centerville, VA. It is a good strong button.  $120   View 1   View 2  

15. Connecticut National Guard Button - This non-dug button is in very nice condition with no issues. The back mark is Scovill MF'G Co. Waterbury.  $25    View 1   View 2

Non-descript Flower Buttons :

16. Two Piece Flower Button - This button was dug in a CS camp in Orange, VA. It has a back mark that could be read with a little cleaning. Minor crack. $12 View 1 View 2

17.  Field Made Lead Button - Found in a CS camp in Orange, VA. The soldier flattened out a piece of lead and bored two holes most likely out of necessity. $12 View 


18. CSA Stock Certificate - It is Criswell number 103 and Ball number 139. The $20000 certificate serial number 517 was issued on 15 August 1862.  $110  View 1  View 2

Collector Bullets:

18.  CS .69 Gardner - MM168 -This one was dug in Orange, VA. It's got a few old dings from getting bounced around in a plowed field but still a great bullet. $75 View 1 View 2 View 3

20.  CS "6 Ring" Austrian - MM449 - Very hard to find bullet. This one was dug in Orange, VA. It has two light blemishes and a perfect side. $70  View 1  View 2  View 3 

21.  CS 4 Ring Ringtail - MM178 - Another very tight bullet. This one was found in Culpeper, VA. It is perfect all the way around. $80 View 

22. CS .54 Blown Out Gardner - Found at Cedar Mountain. I have seen fewer .54 blowouts than .58s. $22 View 

23. CS .58 Blown Out Gardner - Found in the vicinity of Cedar Mountain. $20 View 

24.  3 Piece Shaler - MM519 - This is a very nice Shaler found recently in Culpeper, VA. All 3 pieces found in the same camp on the same day. $85 View 1  View 2

25.  US Base Three Ringer - This US Base is perfect all the way around. It has a good clear US that does not show up as good in the picture. Trust me. $55 View 1 View 2

Carved Lead:

26. Field Made Lead Nipple Protector - Field made by soldiers after the original was lost or broken.   $13   View 

Misc Items:

27. Allegheny Arsenal Saddle Shield - This saddle shield was dug in Culpeper. It is very solid with no repairs. It does have a few minor waves. $115   View 

28.  Saddle Shield - This saddle shield was found in Culpeper. It is marked 11 Inch Seat. No repairs but could use some. Perfect piece for restoration. $35 View 

29. Excavated Cork Screw - This cork screw was dug by the late John Eden in a Confederate camp in Fauquier County, VA. Solid as a rock, no flaking.   $24 View  

30. Bridle Rosette - Similar to the lead filled bulls eye rosette but a different pattern. Not lead filled. Found in a CS camp in Fauquier County Virginia.  $25   View 1   View 2

31. Excavated Civil War Period Fork - Wooden handle fork dug in a trash pit in Stevensburg, Va. Rock solid condition.   $35   View 1   View 2

32. Mosby's Raiders Print - Large 13X20 Photo/Print of Mosby's Raiders. Still sealed in factory wrap, ready for framing.   $15   View

33. Excavated Soldiers Pocket Knife - This soldiers pocket knife was made by Empire Knife Co. Found in a CS camp in Orange, VA. Solid and no flaking on blade. $30 View   

34.  Brass Fayetteville Barrel Band - This absolute beauty was dug in Culpeper, VA. It has a clear U stamping and a rock hard, olive green patina. $100 View 1  View 2 

35.  USA Entwined Rosette - Dug near Cedar Mountain in Culpeper, VA. No repairs but has been straightened as you can see. It is solid. $65 View 1  View 2 

36 US Bit Rosette - Dug in Culpeper not far from Brandy Station. It still has the two fastening studs. $50  View 1  View 2

37.  Melted US Bit Rosette - It took a hot fire to melt this US Bit Rosette. Found in Culpeper. You can see where the molten brass pooled on one side. $20 View 1 View 2

38  Large Civilian Rosette - This rosette was found in a CS winter camp in Orange, VA. It is bigger than a silver dollar. Good patina. $30 View 1 View 2

39 Rifleman Buckle Slides - Both found in the same CS camp in Fauquier Co. VA. It's up to you to straighten them. $15 each or take the pair for $22. View

40 CS Sword Scabbard Rings - Both found in close proximity to each other in Orange, VA. Nice patina on both. $45 each or take the pair for $80. View 

41.  Exploded Schenkl Fuse - Both pieces found in the same field near the Culpeper/Fauquier line where lots of artillery action took place. $75 View

42.  Brass Curb Chain - Perfect and all links present and accounted for. Dug at Brandy Station. $30 View 

43.  Bugle Mouth Piece - Perfect in every way. Found 35 years ago at Brandy Station. $60 View

44. Springfield Gun Tool - This gun tool was dug in Culpeper, VA. No flaking and is very solid. $20 View

45 Springfield Gun Tool - This gun tool was also dug in Culpeper, VA. No flaking and is very solid. $20  View 

46.  Broken CS Cavalry Bit - If you have one of these bits and need this part to complete a repair you are in luck. $30 View

47.  Iron Skeleton Key - This is a pretty big key hitting at 5 inches. No rust or flaking. It was dug in a small Union camp in Culpeper, VA. $15 View 

48.  Plain Brass Rosette - This thick solid rosette was dug in an area occupied by both sides near Brandy Station. Perfect condition. $20 View 1  View 2 

49.  CS Fuse Adapter - This one was dug in Culpeper, VA. Just exactly the way it came out of the ground. Never even brushed off. Perfect condition. $55 View 


50. Back Issues of North South Trader Magazine - If there is a particular issue you need send it to me and if I have it (and I most likely do) its yours for $12. View

51. Confederate Handguns by William A. Albaugh, III - Original 1963 edition. The book is in good, solid condition with minor wear. $55  View

52. Confederate Arms by Willian A. Albaugh, III - 2nd and final printing, 1960 Edition. The book is in good solid condition but the dust cover is in tatters. $55  View

53. Colonel Burton's Spiller & Burr Revolver by Matthew W. Norman - Like new condition. $17  View                                                                                                                                                                                                              

54. The Civil War Through The Camera - Part 11 of a 16 part series published by Patriot Publishing Company in 1912. Near mint condition.  $20  View