Insignia & Badges

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VERY SCARCE IDENTIFIED INFANTRY QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHEVRONS OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

VERY SCARCE IDENTIFIED INFANTRY QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHEVRONS OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

Quartermaster sergeants were members of a regiment’s noncommissioned staff and aided the Quartermaster in the acquisition and distribution of equipment and other regimental property (other than food… (766-1091). Learn More »

RARE WARTIME CLOTH THIRD DIVISION FIFTH CORPS BADGE OF C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

RARE WARTIME CLOTH THIRD DIVISION FIFTH CORPS BADGE OF C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

Cloth corps badges are a minefield for the collector. There is little to go on with a badge that has no provenance and the market is flooded with fakes, impositions, and the occasional G.A.R. badge… (766-1094). Learn More »

SECOND LIEUTENANT OF ARTILLERY SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS

SECOND LIEUTENANT OF ARTILLERY SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS

Smith’s patent straps made use of a false-embroidered gilt brass border that could be used with different colored fabric interiors. This was a benefit to military goods dealers, who could then… (1087-32). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

These shoulder straps are the regulation insignia for an infantry lieutenant colonel. The silver oak leaves are the regulation hold-over from their appearance on gilt epaulets and appear on a medium… (1087-35). Learn More »

MAJOR OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS WITH SHOE-STRING TIES

MAJOR OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS WITH SHOE-STRING TIES

This is a pair of major of infantry shoulder straps measuring approximately 4 ½” x 1 ¾”. These are single bordered, infantry straps. The bullion embroidered borders are in good condition with… (142-68). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS

PAIR OF SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS

Smith received a patent on June 18, 1861 for a metallic false embroidered shoulder strap. This is a pair of artillery straps. These straps are 1 ½” wide and 4 ¼” long. The stamped-brass, false… (142-69). Learn More »

PAIR OF EMBROIDERED CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA FOR 7TH MISSOURI CAVALRY CAPTAIN

PAIR OF EMBROIDERED CAVALRY HAT INSIGNIA FOR 7TH MISSOURI CAVALRY CAPTAIN

The first item is a black felt oval that meas. approx. 4.50 inches long x 2.50 inches wide and is outlined with a single border of gold dead bullion. Felt is in excellent condition. At center of the… (766-1058). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR PERIOD INFANTRY SECOND LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS

INDIAN WAR PERIOD INFANTRY SECOND LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS

This is a nice pair of Indian War period shoulder straps for a lieutenant of infantry using a medium blue background. The borders are gilt bullion with rubbing and oxidation to the gilt on the high… (1087-41). Learn More »

$150.00
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CIVIL WAR STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

Captains of staff could perform a number of duties. Some could often be found on the staffs of brigadier generals and higher officers in the field, not only carrying out administrative duties, but… (1087-37). Learn More »

SCARCE LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF ARTILLERY CIVIL WAR SHOULDER STRAPS

SCARCE LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF ARTILLERY CIVIL WAR SHOULDER STRAPS

Artillery insignia is the scarcest Civil War major branch of service insignia simply because of the numbers involved compared to infantry and even cavalry commands. This is a nice set of artillery… (1087-33). Learn More »

$695.00
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CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

A scarce set of regulation Civil War shoulder straps for a lieutenant colonel of staff. These have the regulation black background for an officer of staff and the silver bullion oak leaves of a… (1087-38). Learn More »

$495.00
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INDIAN WAR COLONEL OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAP

INDIAN WAR COLONEL OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAP

A single shoulder strap with condition problems, but a scarce rank and good study piece. The eagle is embroidered in silver on a medium blue background. The borders are a mix of dead and bright… (1087-39). Learn More »

EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S INSIGNIA, 1ST INFANTRY

EMBROIDERED OFFICER’S INSIGNIA, 1ST INFANTRY

This patch features an embroidered infantry horn with a small false embroidered number 1 in the center. Background is black velvet which has been trimmed. The black velvet shows light wear to the… (142-70). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

Here is a handsome, post-war, suspension ladder badge once owned by Private Samuel A. Ridge of Company “H”, 59th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, a three-year regiment.  Records show Ridge… (160-17). Learn More »

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA / SHOULDER KNOT INSERTS

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA / SHOULDER KNOT INSERTS

This insignia consists of the letters “MD” flanked by Lieutenant-Colonel silver oak leaves. The letters “MD” are done in Old English script using heavy gold bullion thread and meas. approx.… (456-03). Learn More »

$615.00
Originally $695.00

NON-EXCAVATED, FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED CANNON INSIGNIA

NON-EXCAVATED, FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED CANNON INSIGNIA

This stamped brass device is an excellent example of a Civil War Artillery officer’s hat insignia. Device features two long cannon tubes crossed below their center points. Made to mimic the… (410-485). Learn More »

$225.00
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NON-EXCAVATED, SMALL FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED SABERS INSIGNIA

NON-EXCAVATED, SMALL FALSE EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR CROSSED SABERS INSIGNIA

This stamped brass device is an excellent example of a Civil War Cavalry officer’s hat insignia. Device features two long sabers crossed at their center points. This specimen has scabbard rings… (410-484). Learn More »

$225.00
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C1880’S VETERAN’S BADGE - 4TH CORPS, 3RD DIVISION

C1880’S VETERAN’S BADGE - 4TH CORPS, 3RD DIVISION

1.125” silver sided, w/inset divisional blue triangle. Reverse bar-pin attached to circular black felt, 1.375” in diameter. Overall condition near mint. In circular plastic case. Superb corps… (1054-1488). Learn More »

SMALL EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR INFANTRY INSIGNIA, 42ND REGIMENT

SMALL EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR INFANTRY INSIGNIA, 42ND REGIMENT

This hat device is a very nice example of a Civil War Infantry officer’s hat insignia. Device features a French horn adorned with tassels. Constructed of embroidered bullion thread, this is sewn on… (410-482). Learn More »

FRAMED COLLECTION OF 1840’S MILITARY UNIFORM ACCESSORIES

FRAMED COLLECTION OF 1840’S MILITARY UNIFORM ACCESSORIES

Very nice display in a modern fame that meas. approx. 15.25 x 30.25 x 1.50 inches. At top is an engraved brass plate that reads “1840’S AMERICAN MILITARY UNIFORM PARAPHERNALIA FROM HEAD TO… (565-159). Learn More »

$165.00
Originally $195.00


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MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER AND PORTRAIT ID’D TO 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

This small group of items is identified to 1st Lieutenant Anthony A. Taylor of Company a, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry who received the Medal of Honor for actions at Chickamauga. The first item in the group is a well-used enlisted man’s Model 1860… (945-352). Learn More »

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