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JUST ADDED ON 10/30 - GETTYSBURG - HETH'S DIVISION / HERR'S RIDGE - ROSENSTEEL FAMILY - Three Brass Relics including Match Safe Section & Button Back

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Three brass relics - a coat-sized button back, the match striker portion of a match safe and an accoutrement stud with leather still attached - that were found in the area that was occupied by Heth's Division on July 1st, 1863 during its attacks on McPherson's Ridge - more specifically, it was recovered between Herr's Ridge Road and Country Club Road. These artifacts were a part of the collection of Iva Rosensteel, sister of George Rosensteel (founder of the Gettysburg National Museum and the famous Electric Map) so the provenance could not be better. This is the first time that these artifacts are being offered for public sale and I feel very privileged in the opportunity to offer them. The Rosensteels were, of course, the most famous artifact collecting family in Gettysburg and the bulk of the relics on display at today's Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center come from the Rosensteels. A provenance letter will be provided with these relics.

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