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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.

#159
C.S. .58 caliber bullet, pulled.

Excavated .58 caliber bullet of Southern manufacture. So-called "Georgia teat" bullet, although this one does not have the teat in the cavity. Loaded and then pulled. Three grooves, pulled with screw hole in nose, ramrod ring around nose, essentric cavity, small plug cavity, rusty scrapes on sides from bore. Gray-brown patina. Nice condition.
.579 x 1.092
$10.00






#158
.69 caliber for Rifled Musket.

Excavated bullet for rifled muskets. Three grooves, deep plug cavity. White patina with some brown crusty dirt remaining. Deep plug cavity (.425").
Ref: TT185
$12.00



#157
.58 caliber Gardiner explosive, exploded piece.

Excavated nose portion of a fired and exploded Gardiner bullet. Gray pewter. Small piece, but it is what it is. A little over 0.6" tall x 0.5" wide. Pieces of exploded Gardiner bullets are hard to come by.
Ref: TT154a
$15.00



#156
Two .54 caliber Burnsides.

Two different bullets for the Burnside carbine. First is the two groove bullet with a solid base. The second is the "modified ball of 1864" with one wide groove, also with solid base.  Both in nice condition with a light patina.
Ref: TT89 & TT90a.
$22.00/pair


#150
Williams Type II, Stretchie.

"Stretchies" are over sized bullets fired out of breechloading carbines. The larger diameter bullets, used in a pinch, stretch out as they are squeezed through the smaller carbine barrel. Here a .58 caliber Williams type II bullet was used. Obvious rifling marks. Zinc washer remains.
.525 x 1.173
$21.00


#149
.54 caliber for Rifles.

Tall Confederate bullet for .54 & .55 caliber rifles. M&M's so-called sharp shooter's bullet. Nose cast with spruenipped shorter than others listed here that were all recovered together. Cone cavity with air bubble. Three grooves tight together down near the base.
.532 x .992
Reference: TT138g; MM453
$30.00


#148
.54 caliber for Rifles.

Very tall Confederate bullet for .54 & .55 caliber rifles. M&M's so-called sharp shooter's bullet. Nose cast with obvious sprue. Cone cavity with air bubble. Three grooves tight together down near the base.
.536 x 1.088
Reference: TT138g; MM453
$30.00



#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



#145

Shenkl shell sabot base.
Dug half of the zinc base plate for a Shenkl artillery shell sabot.
$10.00



#144

.58 caliber "Georgia Teat".
Bullet with three grooves, cavity with pin hole and no teat. Nice example.
.586 x 1.101
Reference: TT171c
$16.00



#143
Three Pieces / Blow-throughs.

Three pieces of failed bullets. One is the usual "blow-through" with a hole through the nose. The other pieces are parts off of bullets that were weak castings. The pieces on the left are the very base of a bullet spearated from the bullet body and the other piece bears rifling marks and is apparently the nose and side of a bullet blown out and shaped to the musket barrel.  Longer piece is approximately 2" long.
$25.00/set



#142
.54 caliber for Rifles.

Very tall Confederate bullet for .54 & .55 caliber rifles. M&M's so-called sharp shooter's bullet. Nose cast with obvious sprue. Cone cavity with air bubble. Three grooves tight together down near the base.
.531 x 1.076
Reference: TT138g; MM453
$30.00



#141

.577 caliber Enfield "L2".
English Enfield bullet made by E & A Ludlow in Birmingham, England, and imported thru the blockade. "L2" stamping in the cavity is perfect. Wood plug remains.
.563 x 1.108
Reference: TT145v
$28.00



#140

.577 caliber C.S. Enfield
Southern cast Enfield bullet. Shallow cone cavity. Very obvious nose sprue. Mould seams visible.
.576 x 1.019
$12.00


#139
Two CS .54 caliber Bullets from  Gettysburg.
These two bullets were recovered from Heth's reserve area of July 1 at Gettysburg. Recovered by long-time Gettysburg resident Ed Miller and sold at Redding's Auction. One .54 caliber Gardner and one .54 caliber minie with the uncommon plug cavity. Both have perfect white patina.
Gardner: .545 x 1.104
Minie: .534 x .991
$40.00




#135

Snap Cap made from Bullet.
Musket "snap cap" or nipple protector handmade out of a minie. Slick dark brown patina.
$12.00




#134

.52 caliber Spencer.
Non-dug Spencer cartridge.  Two groove bullet, copper rimfire case, no head stamp.
Reference: TT87
$25.00



#133

.36 caliber revolver cartridge by Robert Chadwick.
Scarce cartridge for .36 caliber, "Navy" revolvers. Made by Robert Chadwick's Hartford Cartridge Works. Simple Colt-style bullet with rebated base, and an untreated paper powder case glued to the bullet. Cartridge was broken and repaired.
.380 x 1.260
Reference: TT7c; MM--; RB3-779
$50.00



#131
.54 caliber for Rifle.
Southern made bullet with three grooves, pointy nose, cone cavity, essentric rim. Nice mould seam on sides. White and tan patina.
.517 x 1.006
Reference: TT138v; MM459; RB4-240
$12.00



#130

.577 caliber Enfield.
Southern made Enfield bullet with no grooves, cone cavity, nice even skirt. Nice mould seam on sides and cold casting rings visible. White/gray patina.
.567 x 1.120
Reference: TT146c; MM227; RB4-529
$12.00



#129

.58 caliber New Austrian.
This is a fired example of a Confederate New Austrian bullet. Made in Raleigh, NC, and issued to North Carolina troops. Bullet with two deep grooves, solid base. Flattened edges from being fired. White patina with a few small dings on bottom edge.
.566 x .863
Reference: TT177; MM109; RB4-328
$41.00


#128
.54 caliber "Georgia Teat".
Bullet with three grooves, cavity with large teat, thick skirt. Nice mould seam on sides. White patina.
.528 x 1.032
Reference: TT133b; MM413; RB4-263
$14.00


#127
.45 caliber Remington Cartridge.
Cartridge for the M1865 Remington carbine. Lead bullet with two grooves, solid base, and copper rimfire case. No head stamp. Probably made by Crittenden & Tibballs.
Reference: TT--; MM--; RB2-617
$18.00


#125
.54 caliber Confederate Rifle.
This is a bullet for a rifle. This has three grooves, good mould seams down the sides, thick skirt, and a cone cavity. Nice slick patina.
.516 x 1.019
Reference: TT129b; MM?; RB4-?
$12.00


#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


#123
.44 caliber Colt with Serrations.
Colt pattern bullet with rebated base for Army revolvers. Solid base, serrations running around bullet.
.452 x .789
Reference: TT10b; MM490;RB3-733
$9.00


#121

Three Pulled Bullets.
A selection of pulled bullets. Left to right these are an Enfield with cone cavity, Enfield with teat in cavity, and a Minie with star in cavity.
$20.00 for all three



#119
.44 caliber Picket.
Picket bullet for Kentucky and Pennsylvania type country rifles. Solid base and flat nose.
.436 x .762
Reference: TT212v; MM20v; RB3-1147v
$15.00


#118
.36 caliber Colt with Serrations.
Colt pattern bullet with rebated base for Navy revolvers. Solid base, serrations running around bullet. Brown patina.
.375 x .601
Reference: TT7v; MM499v
$19.00


#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
$40.00



#116

.577 caliber Enfield "L2".
English Enfield bullet made by E & A Ludlow in Birmingham, England, and imported thru the blockade. Two small chips in base as shown in pic. Opposite side is in perfect condition. "L2" stamping in the cavity is perfect, sorry for blurry pic of cavity...hard to photograph. Nice white patina.
.553 x 1.120
Reference: TT145v; MM--; RB4-420
$24.00



#112

90-bore, .36 caliber, Sharps, Gomez & Mills Patent.
For Sharps sporting rifle, Gomez & Mills patent "multi-groove" bullet. White patina overall. Recovered near Rolla, Missouri.
.397 x .694
Reference: TT103; MM--; RB2-550
$43.00

#109
.58 caliber Williams, type III.
Non-dug Williams, type III, patented bullet. Nick-named the "cleaner" bullet because the zinc washers scraped the burnt gun powder out of the musket barrel. This is an interesting specimen; because it is a non-dug bullet out of a broken cartridge, the zinc disk is present as is the lubricant.
.582 x .849
Reference: TT159; MM540; RB1-284
$10.00

#106
.58 caliber Minie.
This is a broken cartridge; the bullet portion of the cartridge with paper tied over the bullet. This bullet is an elongated ball with a pointy nose, three grooves, and a cove cavity.
$15.00

#103
.58 caliber French Minie.
This "Minie" is of French design and was imported into the South. This bullet is elongated ball with a pointy nose, three grooves, and a triangular cavity. Light white patina with dirt remaining in the grooves.
.572 x .925
Reference: TT176; MM349; RB1-329
$20.00
#102
.40 caliber Derringer.
This bullet was for the Derringer single-shot rimfire pistol. This is a solid bullet with pointy nose, two grooves, and a third groove where it was crimped into a copper cartridge case. Nice white patina with old catalog number "252".
.401 x .548
Reference: TT14; MM --; RB3-987
$35.00


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