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Payment: I accept money orders, paypal (jetect1988@gmail.com), and checks (payable to Jim Thomas and must clear prior to shipment).
Layaway: I will work with folks as long they're reasonable.
Domestic Shipping: Orders will be shipped via USPS. Minimum shipping charge is $4.00. Additional rates and insurance may be charged depending on quantity and value of items. Any additional charges will be discussed prior to shipment...there will be no surprise charges. Depending on the item, I may ship in a padded envelope or box, and the item(s) will be placed in a coin tube or film container if necessary. If you desire insurance or tracking let me know when you order.
#252
.58 caliber "Minie" with Odd Grooves.
This is a beautiful specimen. A 3-groove, conical Minie Ball for rifle muskets. The unusual part is the grooves. They taper to a flat groove; unlike typical bullets and unlike the Williams. Very nice patina.
0.578" x 1.025".
$18

#252
.45-70 Rifle Cartridge.
This is a Frankford Arsenal .45-70 internally primed ball cartridge. A nice Benet primed copper cartridge for the .45-70.
OAL: 2.26"; CL 1.77"

$30

#251
.72 caliber Round Ball.
This is a beautiful smooth and large round ball. For English P-1842 smoothbore muskets. Sprue mark perfectly visible.
Reference: TT#207.
0.697" diameter.
$20

#250
Odd Cast Pistol Bullets or Lead Finials?

These look to be field cast pistol bullets with the sprue left in place.  But a nipped sprue also appears on the end of the first sprue. Could these be Confederate bayonet scabbard tips or cap pouch finials?  Nice patina with field dirt remaining.
Have two.
Approx. 0.42" x 0.91"
$20 each


#249
Scarce .44 cal. Joslyn Revolver Bullet.

Bullet for the Joslyn revolver. Pointy nose, solid base, two grooves and "tie ring" at base.  Nice patina with field dirt remaining.
0.452" x 0.685"
Reference:  T&T #44.
$40


#248
.44 cal. Hazard Cartridge.

The most perfect speciment of this type cartridge I've ever seen. Not a single chip or crack in the collodion covering the pressed powder cake. Bullet is the short "new model" Colt bullet.
Reference:  T&T #33a.
$100


#247
120-Bore (.31 caliber) English Revolver Bullet
English 120-bore (.31 caliber) bullet for European made Hayes patent skin cartridges. One groove to tie cartridge case and knife cut from trimming case.
Reference: TT#11
$15

#246
.44 cal. Wesson.

Bullet for the Wesson rifle. Pointy nose, solid base, one groove and rebated base.  Casting sprue mark on base with reference number in pencil. Nice patina.
Reference:  T&T #62.
$25

#245
Iron Mold for .31 caliber Allen & Thurber "Pepper Box" Pistol Bullets.
Nice little two cavity iron bullet mold. Casts a .31 cal. round ball and a "double-end" shot (TT#55). Hinged type mold. 3.5" long overall.
$95.00


#244
Iron Mold for .31 caliber Picket Bullet.
Nice iron bullet mold. Casts a .31 cal. bullet with pointy nose. Scissor type mold. 4.75" long overall.
$65.00


#243
84-Bore (.36 caliber) English Revolver Cartridge.
English 84-bore (.36 caliber) bullet. Typical English construction skin cartridge. In protective paper case with cloth tear strip (full length, it got cropped in editing) and orange tab on bottom with "Eley, London" printed. X-ray shows pointy, one-groove bullet.
$55.00


#242
120-Bore (.31 caliber) English Revolver Cartridge.
English 120-bore (.31 caliber) bullet. Typical English construction skin cartridge. In protective paper case with cloth tear strip and orange tab on bottom with "Eley, London" printed.
$55.00


#241
.44 caliber Sage "seamless" Revolver Cartridge.
.44 caliber cartridge constructed under Hotchkiss' 1862 patent by D.C. Sage. Two groove bullet with raised, round band between. This cartridge, like most of these, has split and been repaired. This is from my collection and the actual specimen (#41) in my "Bullet Handbook".
$55.00

#234
.69 caliber French Dragoon Bullet.
Nice white bullet with one wide groove. Triangular cavity. Decent example.
.669 x .871
Reference: TT195c
$20.00


#233
.44 caliber Henry Rifle Cartridge.
Complete "dug" cartridge. Round nosed bullet with no grooves. Copper rimfire case with nice patina. No head stamp. Solid!
.451 x 1.34
Reference: TT60
$25.00


#231
.54 caliber Merrill Carbine Bullet.
Pointy bullet with three grooves. Solid base with pencil ID. Nice example.
.551 x .879
Reference: TT91a
$10.00


#228
.44 cal. Ballard  Cartridge.

Non-dug cartridge made by C.D. Leet. Copper rimfire case with lead bullet. Bullet has two grooves and round nose.
.440 x 1.608
Reference: Barber, p. 6.
$30


#227
.42 cal. Long Rimfire Cartridge.

Non-dug cartridge made by Forehand & Wadsworth. Copper rimfire case with lead bullet. Bullet has two raised bands and pointed nose.
.422 x 1.475
Reference: Barber, p. 15.
$20


#226
.38 cal. Bullet.

Beautiful example of a bullet for cartridge #222 below. Bullet has two grooves and recessed area, pointed nose and sprue on bottom.
As nice as can be!
.382 x .644
$30


#223
.44 cal. Long Rimfire Cartridge.

Non-dug cartridge made for Ballard and other rifles. Possibly made by C.D. Leet or Crittenden & Tibbals. Copper rimfire case with lead bullet that has two grooves and pointed nose.
.445 x 1.623
Reference: Barber, p. 22.
$35
#222
.38 cal. Long Rimfire Cartridge.

Non-dug cartridge made for Prescott revolver and other rifles. Possibly made by C.D. Leet, Crittenden & Tibbals, or Smith, Hall & Farmer. Copper rimfire case with lead bullet. Bullet has two grooves and pointed nose with flat tip.
.382 x 1.381
Reference: Suydam, p. 96.
2 available.
$40 ea.


#221
84-bore, .36 cal. Hayes.

English 84-bore (.36 caliber) Hayes bullet. Pointed nose, two grooves, solid base. Mold seam; nice white patina.
.379 x .588
Reference: TT36b.
$15

#215
.44 cal. Wesson.

Bullet for the Wesson rifle. Pointy nose, solid base, one groove and rebated base. Probably fired as the bullet is slightly out of round. Casting sprue mark on base. Nice patina.
Reference:  T&T #62.
$25


#212
.50 cal. Smith "Rubber Case".

A clean bullet for the Smith carbine! This is the bullet for the "rubber case" cartridge. Solid base, two raised bands, pointy nose. Mould seam visible.
 Reference:  T&T #72.
$12


#210
Non-dug Williams type III with zinc washer.

A perfect example of a Williams patent type III bullet. Since it is non-dug, it is complete with zinc washer which is usually missing on dug specimens. This came out of a broken cartridge.
 Reference:  T&T #159.
$8


#199
Fired .69 caliber French Triangle Base.

An interesting fired example of a large French pattern triangle cavity musket ball. Smashed nose, single wide groove, obvious rifling grooves on sides, and perfectly visible triangle cavity. Proof that they were used!
 Reference:  T&T #195D (fired).
$19


#196
.56 caliber Colt Revolving Rifle.

A near perfect example of a the Colt Revolving Rifle bullet. Pointy nose, two grooves, rebatted band, solid base. Perfect white patina.
.577" x .972"
Reference:  T&T #96A.
$12


#193
.58 caliber Minie, Charleston Arsenal.

A interesting example of a "high-base" Charleston Arseanl bullet for rifle muskets. Nose cast with obvious sprue, mould seams down sides, and characteristic uneven "high-base". Although in very good shape, it was indeed fired and has a faint ramrod ring at the nose. One small ding near the nose on back side. Clearly defined air bubble in top of cavity forming what M&M called a "pin in cone" type cavity. Perfect, even white patina.
.589" x 1.177"
Reference:  T&T #169.
$18



#178
.577 caliber Enfield.

A typical example of a cast, Southern-made Enfield bullet. A perfect specimen. Still coverd in dirt, but smooth white patina is peeking thru in spots. Typical off-centered cone cavity.
$12


#162
.50 caliber Maynard Cartridge.
This is a "put-together" cartridge. Pointy style bullet has beautiful white patina. Brass case is complete with soldered base disc. Nice specimen.
.550 x 1.797
Reference: TT78
$35.00



#146

Maryland Cuff Button.
Non-dug cuff button.  Three-piece button with Maryland seal on front. Perfect stand up shank. Backmark reads, "Scovill Mfg. Co. Waterbury".
$115.00



#144

.58 caliber "Georgia Teat".
Bullet with three grooves, cavity with pin hole and no teat. Nice example.
.586 x 1.101
Reference: TT171c
SOLD


#124
.58 caliber Confederate "No-Ring" Gardner.
This is a variant of the typical Confederate Gardner bullet. This type has two faint grooves, good mould seams down the sides, and was nose cast. Nice slick, tan and white patina.
.592 x 1.095
Reference: TT162b; MM --; RB4-394
$30.00


#117
.44 caliber Wesson Cartridge.
Non-excavated, .44 caliber Wesson cartridge from Crittenden & Tibballs. Very nice and clean Wesson rimfire cartridges. Pointy nose, one groove, copper case. No head stamp, but "line" on head from cartridge case "drawing" process. Examples of these cartridges are uncommon in either dug or non-dug condition. Several specimens available.
.440 x 1.502
Reference: TT62; MM162; RB2-708
$45




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