US M1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

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Found in woods between the Pennsylvania Monument and Taneytown Road. Plate face exhibits gray patina with traces of verdigris. Also a slight bulge in the curve of the “S”, with two small chips on lower edge. Otherwise nicely symmetrical. Reverse side retains its lead backing, attachment loops rusted and missing . Else VG. Solid Gettysburg display piece.

This relic was once part of the Iva Rosensteel Rider collection. Mrs. Rider is the sister of George 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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