US M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL-RIDER COLLECTION

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Recovered on Culp’s Hill. Plate face is smooth and symmetrical, w/ slight dings round the edge; exhibits plum colored patina. Reverse lead backing nearly gone, reverse attachment loops missing. Else VG. Superb Culp’s Hill collectible.

This relic is part of the Iva Rosensteel Rider collection. Mrs. Rider was the sister of Georg Rosensteel, who started the Electric Map museum in Gettysburg. Eventually, it became a part of the Rider collection in Gettysburg, which remained in the family until The Horse Soldier purchased the collection in June 2016.  [jp]

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