Insignia & Badges

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SAPPERS SHAKO PLATE FROM THE 2ND FRENCH EMPIRE – ITEM FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ARTIST, RON TUNISON

SAPPERS SHAKO PLATE FROM THE 2ND FRENCH EMPIRE – ITEM FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ARTIST, RON TUNISON

Stamped brass plate of a bursting bomb within a wreath of palm branches above a riband that reads “SAPEURS POMPIERS.” Plate meas. approx. 4.00 x 5.00 inches with excellent detail to the flame… (1100-103). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

US WORLD WAR TWO NAVY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

US WORLD WAR TWO NAVY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

Insignia consists of a silver spread-winged eagle and shield superimposed over gold plated crossed anchors. Insignia was worn on the overseas caps of Navy officers. Reverse is stamped “STERLING”… (266-1011). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $50.00

12/20th ARMY CORPS BADGE

12/20th ARMY CORPS BADGE

The 12th Army Corps dates to September 1862 when the divisions of Williams and Shields, which had already seen heavy action together, were transferred from the Department of the Shenandoah to the… (142-83). Learn More »

$200.00
ON HOLD

23rd CORPS ENGINEER’S BADGE

23rd CORPS ENGINEER’S BADGE

A shield with scalloped upper edge was officially adopted by the 23rd Army Corps in September 1864, but Philips (p.94) notes a postwar letter by an officer indicating the badge was established and in… (142-84). Learn More »

$300.00
ON HOLD

ENLISTED ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

ENLISTED ARTILLERY HAT INSIGNIA

Individual crossed cannon insignia for artillerymen had been used in the U.S. Army and militia since the 1830s and existed in a variety of sizes and with varied design elements throughout the 1800s.… (142-78). Learn More »

RED, WHITE, AND BLUE ENAMELED 10th ARMY CORPS BADGE

RED, WHITE, AND BLUE ENAMELED 10th ARMY CORPS BADGE

This is a very pretty example of a veteran’s corps badge for a member of the 10th Army Corps. Made in the form of a four-bastioned fort, this insignia was officially adopted 25 July 1864, but was… (480-192). Learn More »

SECOND CAVALRY REGIMENT CAP INSIGNIA

SECOND CAVALRY REGIMENT CAP INSIGNIA

This cavalry cap insignia has been personalized by the addition of a silvered numeral “2” attached by a wire soldered to the intersection of the crossed sabers. Initially intended just for the… (142-80). Learn More »

STAMPED METAL GAMECOCK INSIGNIA

STAMPED METAL GAMECOCK INSIGNIA

Very nicely detailed stamped white metal gamecock meas. approx. 1.50 x 1.50 inches. The bird has very detailed feathering on the chest and wing. The face is clearly defined with beak, eyes and neck… (1110-75). Learn More »

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

Oblong shaped epaulette with a body covered in heavy woven gold bullion cloth outlined with two rows of gold dead bullion. One edge is covered in gold sequins arranged in three rows with inverted… (410-544). Learn More »

PAIR OF POST-CIVIL WAR MILITIA EPAULETTES

PAIR OF POST-CIVIL WAR MILITIA EPAULETTES

These epaulettes have a brass frame and clamshells with a dark blue felt center. Each has a stylized letter “B” made of false embroidered stamped brass mounted at center of the clamshell. Each… (410-545). Learn More »

OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA

This embroidered officer’s hat insignia shows the regulation crossed sabers indicating cavalry service. The insignia was trimmed down to a rectangle, something we see done by officers for wear on… (142-77). Learn More »

1832 PATTERN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SILVER BULLION HUNTING HORN

1832 PATTERN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SILVER BULLION HUNTING HORN

The branch of service color and metal in the regular army for infantry remained silver and white until the early 1850s when they moved into various shades of light blue and buttons became universally… (142-81). Learn More »

ARTIILLERY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION HAT INSIGNIA

ARTIILLERY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED BULLION HAT INSIGNIA

This is a nice example of an artillery officer’s hat or cap insignia intended to be sewn in place. The jaceron wire border is still complete and secure. The crossed cannon are slightly muted but… (142-75). Learn More »

USMC 1859 PATTERN FATIGUE CAP INSIGNIA

USMC 1859 PATTERN FATIGUE CAP INSIGNIA

The regulations of 1859 for the U.S. Marine Corps distinguished between headgear for “dress” and for “fatigue” (i.e. every day and field use.) The specified the insignia for officers’… (142-82). Learn More »

$275.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY INSIGNIA

Gilt stamped brass infantry insignia imitating bullion embroidery became popular among militia in the 1850s and were often based on the illustrations of the 1851 regulations published by Horstmann.… (142-79). Learn More »

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Regular army officers had been authorized a silver “U.S.” within a gold bullion wreath for wear on their undress caps in 1839. This was carried over in the 1851 regulations for use on the 1851… (2020-912). Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN IRON CROSS FIRST CLASS

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN IRON CROSS FIRST CLASS

On September 1st 1939 Germany’s leader, Adolph Hitler, re-instituted the Iron Cross series of awards in the First and Second Classes and established the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross. The… (2020-812). Learn More »

$275.00
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PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMANN MARKED

PAIR OF REGULATION 1851 BUFF EPAULETTES - HORSTMANN MARKED

These buff cloth epaulettes are in very good condition with only light surface dirt from age and storage throughout. There is no damage of any kind. The body of each is covered in a buff colored cloth… (410-546). Learn More »

WONDERFUL 2nd CT HEAVY ARTILLERY CORPS BADGE WITH STATE SEAL – GEORGE DWIGHT STONE

WONDERFUL 2nd CT HEAVY ARTILLERY CORPS BADGE WITH STATE SEAL – GEORGE DWIGHT STONE

This impressive badge incorporates on the gilt top bar with pin back a pair of crossed cannons surmounted at center with oval reading “LT. G.D. STONE” around the upper edge, a large “2” on a… (30-2226). Learn More »

$850.00
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GOLD PRESENTATION MILITIA MEDAL FOR MARKSMANSHIP 1841: ALONZO COY, MILITIA OFFICER, GOLD RUSH, VIGILANCE COMMITTEE, CIVIL WAR OFFICER

GOLD PRESENTATION MILITIA MEDAL FOR MARKSMANSHIP 1841: ALONZO COY, MILITIA OFFICER, GOLD RUSH, VIGILANCE COMMITTEE, CIVIL WAR OFFICER

This beautiful gold badge is in the shape of a small framed testimonial. The tooled raised border imitates a carved wood frame with floral designs and a recessed central panel is inscribed in script:… (30-2227). Learn More »


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REGULATION 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH PLATE, TINS, AND CARTRIDGES!

Something you never find…this cartridge box is an example of the "Pattern 1861” infantry cartridge box still filled with cartridges! Outer flap exhibits some crazing. Original oval “US” box plate is secured to the face of the box, and you can… (766-1442). Learn More »

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