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A McKee & Mason 247 Marshall Texas Enfield bullet. This bullet is in excellent dug condition. The patina is a light white to light grey color typical of bullets that were dug from the sandy soils at the Marshall, Texas arsenal site. The nose cast mark has been cleanly clipped off leaving a nose sprue clip mark (see bullet photo). The cavity is a cone. Measures about 0.57 x 0.965 inches.

A McKee & Mason 247 Marshall Texas Enfield bullet. This bullet is in…

Excavated .57 cal drop Confederate Enfield bullet recovered at the Battle of Nashville, TN., which has a soldier's name carved around the bullet.  The soldier flattened 3 panels on the bullet and wrote his name or "a name" {a portion on each panel}.  It is lettered "MA - RSHA - LL IS".I don't know if his name was "Marshallis", or was writing "Marshall Is"?  Three out of the 4 sides of the bullet were used, but one side is blank.

Excavated cal drop Confederate Enfield bullet recovered at the Battle of…

A Thomas Handbook 174B Confederate three ring bullet with a very rounded nose in very good dug condition. The patina is an extra nice white. Faint mold seams can be seen on both sides of this bullet & the cavity is a cone. Measures about 0.565 x 1.01 inches. Dug from the Saylers Creek, Virginia area.

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A Thomas Handbook 174B Confederate three ring bullet with a very rounded nose in very good dug condition. The patina is an extra nice white. Faint mold seams can be seen on both sides of this bullet & the cavity is a cone. Measures about 0.565 x 1.01 inches. Dug from the Saylers Creek, Virginia area.

Civil war bullets .50 caliber Smith (paper cartridge) and .50 caliber Smith (rubber cartridge).

Civil war bullets caliber Smith (paper cartridge) and caliber Smith (rubber cartridge).

A Confederate ringtail Sharps bullet listed in at least 2 reference books. See McKee & Mason 180 & Thomas RoundBall to RimFire 4 page 195 Selma Alabama Arsenal bullet. This bullet to be in very good dug condition with a slick white patina and no chips. Mold seams can be seen on both sides of this bullet. Measures about 0.545 x 0.99 inches.

A Confederate ringtail Sharps bullet listed in at least 2 reference books. See McKee & Mason 180 & Thomas RoundBall to RimFire 4 page 195 Selma Alabama Arsenal bullet. This bullet to be in very good dug condition with a slick white patina and no chips. Mold seams can be seen on both sides of this bullet. Measures about 0.545 x 0.99 inches.

A McKee & Mason 220, very long Enfield bullet, with a faint nose cap ring. This bullet is in excellent dug condion. The patina is a nice white color. The cavity is a truncated cone & notice the distinct taper to the nose of this bullet variety. Measures about 0.525 x 1.24 inches. As best as can determined is a dead on match to a M&M 220 & has been a very hard bullet to find.

A McKee & Mason 220, very long Enfield bullet, with a faint nose cap ring. This bullet is in excellent dug condion. The patina is a nice white color. The cavity is a truncated cone & notice the distinct taper to the nose of this bullet variety. Measures about 0.525 x 1.24 inches. As best as can determined is a dead on match to a M&M 220 & has been a very hard bullet to find.

A Trans-Mississippi Maxey Enfield bullet in very good dug condition with a slick, waxy brown patina. Notice the sharp nose & the shallow stepped cavity Maxey bullets have. Mold seams can be seen on both sides. Notice how this bullet leans to one side when sitting on a level surface. Measures about 0.57 x 1.18 inches.Maxey Enfields are associated with Brig. General Samuel B. Maxey & his native American troops.

A Trans-Mississippi Maxey Enfield bullet in very good dug condition with a slick, waxy brown patina. Notice the sharp nose & the shallow stepped cavity Maxey bullets have. Mold seams can be seen on both sides. Notice how this bullet leans to one side when sitting on a level surface. Measures about 0.57 x 1.18 inches.Maxey Enfields are associated with Brig. General Samuel B. Maxey & his native American troops.

A McKee & Mason 367 Confederate minie ball with a very tall first ring. Thomas lists this bullet as a Charleston arsenal bullet, that is in very good to excellent dug condition. The patina is a nice white color. One contuinius mold seam extents up on side of this bullet, across the nose & then down the other side. The cavity is a truncated cone. Measures about 0.565 x 1.115 inches.

A McKee & Mason 367 Confederate minie ball with a very tall first ring. Thomas lists this bullet as a Charleston arsenal bullet, that is in very good to excellent dug condition. The patina is a nice white color. One contuinius mold seam extents up on side of this bullet, across the nose & then down the other side. The cavity is a truncated cone. Measures about 0.565 x 1.115 inches.

A 57 base marked Enfield bullet, with the 57 base mark is bold & easy to see and in very good to excellent dug condition. The patina is a near perfect white color & has that slick waxy feel to it. A nose cap ring can be seen & the cavity is a deep plug. By the digger this bullet has been labeled 57A. Measures about 0.57 x 1.045 inches.

A 57 base marked Enfield bullet, with the 57 base mark is bold & easy to see and in very good to excellent dug condition. The patina is a near perfect white color & has that slick waxy feel to it. A nose cap ring can be seen & the cavity is a deep plug. By the digger this bullet has been labeled 57A. Measures about 0.57 x 1.045 inches.

A McKee & Mason 350 lube groove Enfield bullet. Thomas identifies this bullet as a Selma arsenal. The bullet is in very good to excellent dug condition. The patina is an extra nice light white color. Mold seams can be found on both sides & the cavity is a plug. Measures about 0.575 x 1.01 inches.

A McKee & Mason 350 lube groove Enfield bullet. Thomas identifies this bullet as a Selma arsenal. The bullet is in very good to excellent dug condition. The patina is an extra nice light white color. Mold seams can be found on both sides & the cavity is a plug. Measures about 0.575 x 1.01 inches.

Stewart's Military Antiques -  - US Civil War 54 Piece Bullet Collection, Gardiner Explosive, Shaler Sectional - $350.00

Stewart's Military Antiques - - US Civil War 54 Piece Bullet Collection, Gardiner Explosive, Shaler Sectional - $350.00

A McKee & Mason 199-also listed as bullet 565 in Thomas RoundBall to Rimfire #4 North Carolina Institue for the Deaf, Dumb & Blind bullet.  This bullet is in excellent dug condition. The patina is overall a black color with white peeking thru all over this bullet (maybe a salvaged lead bullet)? There are no patina chips. All 3 raised rings are crisp & well defined & the nose is very pointed. The skirt is thick & the cavity is paraboloidal. Measures about 0.69 x 1.14 inches.

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A McKee & Mason listed as bullet 565 in Thomas RoundBall to Rimfire…

Maxey Enfield bullet. Notice the very pointed nose & stepped cavity found on these Maxey bullets. It is in very good dug condition. The patina is a light white color. Measures about 0.57 x 1.155 inches. See North South Trader's CW magazine Vol 37 No.4 2013. Civil War in the West Yeilds Rare Bullets. by Meigs Brainard. This bullet is associated with Brig. Gen. Samuel B. Maxey's Native American troops.

Maxey Enfield bullet. Notice the very pointed nose & stepped cavity found on these Maxey bullets. It is in very good dug condition. The patina is a light white color. Measures about 0.57 x 1.155 inches. See North South Trader's CW magazine Vol 37 No.4 2013. Civil War in the West Yeilds Rare Bullets. by Meigs Brainard. This bullet is associated with Brig. Gen. Samuel B. Maxey's Native American troops.

A Confederate 3 ring bullet with a heavily slant cut nose sprue. These bullets are most often dug from the Shiloh, Tennessee area. This bullet to be in very good to excellent dug condition, with the skirt being a little out of round. but a real nice bullet. The patina is a real nice white color. Mold seams can be easily seen on both sides of this bullet & the cavity is a cone. Measures about 0.57 x 1.05 inches. Dug by Stan Hughes from the Corinth/Shiloh area.

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A Confederate 3 ring bullet with a heavily slant cut nose sprue. These bullets are most often dug from the Shiloh, Tennessee area. This bullet to be in very good to excellent dug condition, with the skirt being a little out of round. but a real nice bullet. The patina is a real nice white color. Mold seams can be easily seen on both sides of this bullet & the cavity is a cone. Measures about 0.57 x 1.05 inches. Dug by Stan Hughes from the Corinth/Shiloh area.

Dug U.S. “Machine Turned” Rifle Bullet .58 Cal. M&M #355. This distinct looking bullet was dug near Crump’s Landing, TN. and is in flawless condition.

Dug U. M&M This distinct looking bullet was dug near Crump’s Landing, TN. and is in flawless condition.

What is thought to be a fired Enfield bullet that a Civil War soldier picked up & carved a big "X" in its nose. This is a small caliber bullet with a cone cavity. Dug from the Corinth/Shiloh area.

What is thought to be a fired Enfield bullet that a Civil War soldier picked up & carved a big "X" in its nose( thereby converting it into a "Dum Dum" expansive round). This is a small caliber bullet with a cone cavity. Dug from the Corinth/Shiloh area.

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