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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

RARE NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

RARE NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

New Hampshire State Militia buckle, intended for units from New Hampshire. This plate is believed to have been manufactured during the war. The New Hampshire militia was authorized in 1862. None of… (1000-604). Learn More »

SHEET BRASS MILITIA BELT PLATE

SHEET BRASS MILITIA BELT PLATE

Here is a very nice eagle belt plate as used by many militia officers.  Measures 84mm x 56mm. Die stamped sheet brass featuring central eagle. Thirteen stars around edge.  Attractive face with nice… (1000-1351). Learn More »

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE WITH INITIALS ON REVERSE

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE WITH INITIALS ON REVERSE

Plate has an excellent stamping on the front and a face that has an even medium dark patina. Plate is free of nicks and scratches. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both loops. In black ink is the… (1000-1295). Learn More »

GUTTER-BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

GUTTER-BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

Small sized frame buckle measuring 60mm wide x 66mm tall. Smooth face with even brown patina. A shallow channel cast in the back gives this plate its name. Plate is in very nice condition. Unknown… (1000-1312). Learn More »

VIRGINIA BELT PLATE

VIRGINIA BELT PLATE

Stamped brass rectangular belt plate has the raised image of the Virginia state seal with motto, “SIC SEMPER TYRANUS” above, and, “VIRGINIA” below. Seal features Virtus with sword down and… (1000-1340). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE “BEVELED EDGE” FRAME BUCKLE

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE “BEVELED EDGE” FRAME BUCKLE

Small Confederate frame buckle measuring 55mm wide x 63mm tall.  Dug belt buckle with even tan patina. Excellent condition with nice original “body curve”. Recovered from central Virginia. … (1000-1320). Learn More »

LIKE NEW AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF “AMERICAN MILITARY BELT PLATES”

LIKE NEW AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF “AMERICAN MILITARY BELT PLATES”

Hardcover volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 inches. The work was done by Michael J. O’Donnell and J. Duncan Campbell and is signed by them on a bookplate pasted to the inside front cover. Volume was… (573-68). Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the… (1000-576). Learn More »


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THEFT FROM GRAVESITE OF GEN. JOHN REYNOLDS

A large artillery shell, one of pair that sit on either side of the grave of Gen. John F. Reynolds in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA has been removed from the site. If anyone comes into contact with the shell or has any information regarding its… . Learn More »

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