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Starting to list some new items daily. Note that in a few days we'll start listing a good bit of non-bullet and artillery items from a big collection we just got. Lots of buttons and some plates and other goodies.

M00547 - Artillery water bucket recovered at City Point by a salvage diver
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Item Number: M00547

Item Title: Artillery water bucket recovered at City Point by a salvage diver

Price: $950

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

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Location Recovered: City Point

Description:What a terrific piece -- acquired directly from one of the divers on the City Point wrecks. This was the site of Confederate sabotage and tons of material was lost on the many supply barges and ships that sank as a result. The diver told me only 4 water buckets were recovered and this is one of them.

The diver said this one was recovered by him or one other diver. I will give the winning bidder the diver's name and number and you can contact him to hear the story from the horse's mouth.

Artillery grease buckets are common because they were also used on wagons, but the artillery water buckets are hard to come by. Normally they are $1250, but this one has a thumb sized hole in the bottom. The hole has been patched and the recovery location and story direct from the diver more than make up for that.

There are only 3 others!

https://rvanews.com/features/civil-war-sabotage-at-city-point/115973