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Cavalry Items

rosettes Two excavated militia bridle rosettes.
The one with the tassel design has a lead back with the attachment hook still present. As you can see in the photo it is in near perfect condition with some silver wash showing on the rim. The thistle design (face only) may have an association with the 79th New York Highlander regiment.
Item H9188E    $140.95

rosettes Eight Rosettes Dating from Antebellum to Civil War Period.
Some of these neat pieces have lead backs; others are tin backed.
Item H9184    $54.95 SOLD

bosses Pair of circa 1900 brass bosses.
Pair of circa 1900 brass bosses that have been cut from a horse's bit.
Item H9181    $10.95

spurs Pair of Model 1911 US Cavalry Spurs.
Cavalry spurs made of Nickel Silver and marked US A. B. (August Buermann Company of New Jersey). Included are two strap buckles and two straps, and these nice specimens will clean up and display beautifully.
Item H9172    $99.95 Reduced $69.95 SOLD

spur U.S. Spur and Spur Remnants.
These spur remnants were recovered in Eastern Virginia. The Model 1859 Union spur has a cast-in follate design and is complete (except for the rowel), though it is considerably bent. There are also four spur remnants.
Item H9171    $64.95

spur Brass civilian spur.
This spur was recovered in eastern North Carolina. A variant of the Mexican pattern with some of the leather strap still attached.
Item H9160    $125.00 Reduced $54.95 SOLD

rosette Silver plated lead filled rosette.
This rosette was recovered in Central Virginia. It retains much of its silver plating, and a good amount of lead is present. This rosette, which was worn on the horse bridle measures about 1-7/8 inches wide and stands 1-1/4 inches tall.
Item H9156E    $44.95

rosette Harness Rosette.
This rosette was recovered in Central Virginia.
Item H9151    $19.95 SOLD

rosettes (17) pre Civil War Harness Rosettes and Bosses.
These artifact's were recovered in Central Virginia.
They would have been worn by the Confederate Cavalry.
Item H9148    $89.95 Reduced $59.95

rosette Large Civil War Period Brass Rosette.
This large (2") rosette has a brass face and tin back This type rosette was used by both civilians and Confederates alike. Some collectors say only lead back rosettes are Civil War period, but I have dug tin back rosettes in Confederate camps. Charles Nash agrees with me, Charles wrote a dandy article for North South Trader magazine.
Item H9134    $34.95

spur 1904 Spur with buckle.
This artifact was recovered from a barn in Central Virginia.
Item H9131    $24.95 SOLD

curry comb Civil War period Curry Comb.
This curry comb was recovered from a barn in Central Virginia. It measures approximately 9" tall and 5-1/2" at it's widest.
Item H9125    $89.95 SOLD

pin Picket Pin.
This pin was excavated in Central, Virginia.
It has been sprayed with clear acrylic for
Item H9109    $75.00 SOLD

tool Wagon Bow Staple.
This staple was excavated in King William County, Virginia.
There is a similar artifact pictured in Howard Crouch's book
Civil War Artifacts A guide For The Historian page 141.
Item H9084    $8.95

rosettes 13 Colonial Harness Bosses.
Recovered in Central Virginia. This is a nice variety
of bosses that will display well. The longest is 1-½ inches long.
Item H9051    $39.99

star martingale Star martingale device.
Civil war period militia martingale device, lead filled, excavated at the furious Cavalry fight at Haws Shop, Virginia. The devices were worn on saddle and horse harnesses and blanket straps. While many people say they are Texas saddle shields, I say they are not and more likely they are militia. Your purchase includes a Sgt. Riker case with mat and label.
Item C9045E    $427.50