Buckles/Plates

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RELIC CONDITION U.S. CAVALRY SLING BUCKLE

RELIC CONDITION U.S. CAVALRY SLING BUCKLE

This brass carbine buckle was once part of a Union cavalryman’s carbine sling rig. One prong remains intact while the other prong has broken off of the ring. Buckle exhibits a dark rust colored… (1000-1342). Learn More »

FRAMED C.S. OVAL “EGG SHAPED” BELT PLATE, RECOVERED FROM ATLANTA

FRAMED C.S. OVAL “EGG SHAPED” BELT PLATE, RECOVERED FROM ATLANTA

Belt plate was found on the Confederate line at the site of the Battle of Atlanta, Georgia, which took place in 1864.  Plate is in very good relic condition, just slightly warped. Plate is made of… (1030-262). Learn More »

ONE HALF OF A CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

ONE HALF OF A CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

This is an interesting study piece. Now measuring 32mm by 65mm, the open side of the frame broke off at the central bar. Since the belt was sewn to the central bar and the tongues remain in place, it… (1000-1321). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE WIDE FRAME FIXED TONGUE BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE WIDE FRAME FIXED TONGUE BUCKLE

Measuring 62mm by 72mm, this fixed tongue buckle has slightly wider side bars than the standard frame buckle. The tongues have a slight bevel on the side of the buckle where they and the crossbar are… (1000-1339). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FROM CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FROM CENTRAL VIRGINIA

This C.S. frame buckle shows impact from something. The plate measures 64mm by 72mm and its central bar has been bent to one side and one edge of the frame has been bowed slightly. The excavator has… (1000-1338). Learn More »

COMPLETE ENGLISH SNAKE BUCKLE

COMPLETE ENGLISH SNAKE BUCKLE

The plate consists of two keepers and the snake shaped hook. The snake’s body shows details on each side. Both are side views of the snake with a floral decoration at middle. Brass has a nice mellow… (33-445). Learn More »

$150.00
ON HOLD

VIRGINIA RECTANGULAR WAIST BELT PLATE

VIRGINIA RECTANGULAR WAIST BELT PLATE

Virginia is known to have ordered these state-seal belt military plates just before the war. Northern manufacturers were willing to take on the business and there are two different die-strikes. One,… (33-255). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

Item is in excellent condition. Brass face has clean and even finish with typical eagle stamping. Light wear to the raised areas (legs). Back has 100% lead fill with two complete wire loops. This… (33-315). Learn More »

MODEL 1851 NCO SWORD BELT PLATE

MODEL 1851 NCO SWORD BELT PLATE

Civil War era non-commissioned officer’s belt buckle. Cast brass eagle buckle which has a one-piece applied German silver wreath.  The buckle has a bright finish. This has the narrow ½ inch wide… (33-305). Learn More »

$225.00
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MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Nice sheet brass oval militia breast plate. Item is slightly convex with a smooth brown patina throughout. Face is smooth with two tiny edge cracks. Reverse has two small spots of lead where fasteners… (1000-1347). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

Excavated cast brass frame buckle 62mm wide x 72mm tall. Complete with two tines and no bends or cracks. Recovered at Chancellorsville.  [jet] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (33-249). Learn More »

$550.00
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GUTTER-BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

GUTTER-BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

Small sized frame buckle measuring 59mm wide x 65mm tall. Smooth face. A shallow channel cast in the back gives this plate its name. Plate is in very nice condition. This is an excavated buckle but… (33-253). Learn More »

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

This unique Confederate belt was published on page 228 of “THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RELICS” by Stephen W. Sylvia and Michael J. O’Donnell in 1978. It was originally part of… (33-244). Learn More »

CIRCA 1880’S RECTANGULAR CLIPPED CORNER BELT PLATE

CIRCA 1880’S RECTANGULAR CLIPPED CORNER BELT PLATE

Sheet brass clipped corner plate in nice condition. Clean, smooth face with a medium patina. Back has a wide tongue and a brass bar keeper. Plate meas. approx. 3.00 x 2.25… (408-445). Learn More »

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

UNISSUED PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

Face has almost all of its original gilt finish. There are a few scattered age spots otherwise the plate is as issued. There are no dings or dents on the edge. Face has a few minor scratches. Reverse… (998-720). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE – FROM FIRE PIT

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE – FROM FIRE PIT

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern. This belt plate looks to have come out of a fire pit where it was burnt to reclaim the lead.  Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass… (1000-1244). Learn More »

COMPLETE MODEL 1855 RIFLEMAN’S BUCKLE

COMPLETE MODEL 1855 RIFLEMAN’S BUCKLE

Excavated rifleman’s buckle.  Found together with all four pieces.  There is an old Mac Mason identification painted on the face that has been mostly scraped off. There is an additional half… (543-41). Learn More »

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

Buff leather dyed brown on the outside to conform to the 1851 Regulations while the inside was left white. Leather is in very nice condition but just a bit stiff. The frog for the M1832 Artillery… (410-358). Learn More »

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

WHITE BUFF LEATHER DRAGOON SWORD BELT WITH FIELD REPAIRED “US” BUCKLE

Nice condition white buff leather sword belt. Measures approximately 40” long with buckle. Belt is just a hair under 2” wide. White buff leather is soiled and slightly stiff. Short and long straps… (1000-705). Learn More »

HEAVY ARTILLERY BUFF LEATHER BELT, BUCKLE AND FROG

HEAVY ARTILLERY BUFF LEATHER BELT, BUCKLE AND FROG

This buff leather belt rig is in very good condition. Belt leather remains pliable.  The rectangular eagle NCO plate features the three-piece silver wreath applied to the face. The buckle and keeper… (1000-613). Learn More »


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CS RICHMOND TYPE II MUSKET ID’D TO 49TH VIRGINIA SOLDIER - CHAMBERSBURG, PA FIND

This musket is a true Richmond throughout, lock, stock and barrel. It is out of an estate in Chambersburg, PA, located approx. 25 miles west of Gettysburg.Weapon is identified to Private Weedon Oliver of Company C, 49th Virginia Infantry by a carving… (1000-390). Learn More »

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