Buckles/Plates

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PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

Breast plate has a face with a nice mellow patina with several small age spots. The stamping of the eagle is very good. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both loops.… (696-116). Learn More »

NEAR MINT CONDITION CIRCA 1851-1855 RIFLEMAN’S BELT AND SABER BAYONET FROG

NEAR MINT CONDITION CIRCA 1851-1855 RIFLEMAN’S BELT AND SABER BAYONET FROG

In 1839 the oval US plate was introduced for wear on a waist belt by infantry and riflemen. By 1841 the belt for riflemen was increased in width to carry the waist-mounted rifle cartridge box and the… (1000-703). Learn More »

BOYD AND SONS MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

BOYD AND SONS MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

These round eagle breast plates were introduced in the army in 1826 and originally fastened the shoulder belt for the bayonet. When the bayonets were shifted to wear on the waist belt in the 1840s the… (490-1860). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered in central Virginia. Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass method, the brass accoutrement’s face shows a clear… (1000-1246). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered in central Virginia. Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass method, the brass accoutrement’s face shows a very… (1000-1234). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered in central Virginia. Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass method, the brass accoutrement’s face shows a very… (1000-1242). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

MILITIA SWORD BELT & BUCKLE, ca. 1846 - 1850

MILITIA SWORD BELT & BUCKLE, ca. 1846 - 1850

Black bridle leather, 38” in width, 1.5” in width. Two Strap-hangars, 11 x 22.75” in length, .875” in width. Brass circular disc buckle, with wingspread eagle encircled by 29 stars. Circular,… (846-110). Learn More »

$950.00
Originally $1,125.00

TWO-PIECE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

TWO-PIECE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

Elaborate design featuring an eagle in the center. Two-piece, tongue and wreath style buckle of cast brass and gilted.  Pre-Civil War design that continued to be used through the war. Leather belt is… (1000-605). Learn More »


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ADDRESS OF HON. EDWARD EVERETT, AT THE CONSECRATION OF THE NATIONAL CEMETERY AT GETTYSBURG, 19TH NOVEMBER, 1863, WITH THE DEDICATORY SPEECH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN…

Published for the Benefit of the Cemetery Monument Fund, By Little, Brown and Company, 1864. Owner signature, rear Eps: “William P. Shipman.” 88 pp., maps, ills. Brown blind-stamped cloth, 6.25 x 9.75”, w/gilt spine lettering. Exhibits light… (959-44). Learn More »

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