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2ND CORPS BADGE MADE FROM A COIN – MANASSAS RECOVERY

2ND CORPS BADGE MADE FROM A COIN – MANASSAS RECOVERY

Item is a coin that has been carved down into a 2nd Corps trefoil that meas. approx. 1.25 x 1.25 inches. It was attached to the uniform or cap by three holes punched through it. Two on either side of… (1054-1651). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR US CAVALRY MODEL 1881 HELMET PLATE

INDIAN WAR US CAVALRY MODEL 1881 HELMET PLATE

In 1872 cavalrymen were issued helmets with plumes as part of the full dress uniform. (Students still argue over whether it was British, German or even Russian influence.) Minor changes were made in… (M26271). Learn More »

$45.00
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INDIAN WAR US ARTILLERY MODEL 1881 HELMET PLATE

INDIAN WAR US ARTILLERY MODEL 1881 HELMET PLATE

In 1872 light artillerymen were issued the new mounted helmet and foot artillery wore the new dismounted shako for full dress. In 1881 all branches were issued a new version of the helmet, and its… (1054-2077). Learn More »

$39.50
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LADDER BADGE ID’D TO JOHN W. SMITH, 58TH OHIO INFANTRY

LADDER BADGE ID’D TO JOHN W. SMITH, 58TH OHIO INFANTRY

Here is a handsome, post-war suspension badge owned by Sgt. John W. Smith. Smith, a farmer by occupation, stood 5’8” tall and had a dark complexion, brown hair and brown eyes; he was 20 years old… (1019-01). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR FIRST LIEUTENANT STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS: REGIMENTAL ADJUTANTS, ASSISTANT SURGEONS, ETC.

CIVIL WAR FIRST LIEUTENANT STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS: REGIMENTAL ADJUTANTS, ASSISTANT SURGEONS, ETC.

This is a very nice pair of dead-on Civil War shoulder straps for a First Lieutenant serving in a staff position. The bullion borders are single borders made of alternating dead and bright bullion… (286-547). Learn More »

$695.00
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PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED SHOULDER SCALES

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR ENLISTED SHOULDER SCALES

Introduced in 1851 for mounted troops, brass shoulder scales were decorative, but were also meant to be a shoulder defense against saber cuts. In 1854/55 they became regulation for all branches of… (490-1863). Learn More »

NEAR PRISTINE INFANTRY CAPTAIN SHOULDER STRAPS

NEAR PRISTINE INFANTRY CAPTAIN SHOULDER STRAPS

This set of shoulder straps, has the rich medium blue often used by infantry officers along with the lighter sky blue. Measure 3 1/8” x 1 1/8”. The centers are velvet and preserve all of their… (490-1894). Learn More »

$695.00
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CIVIL WAR CAPTAIN OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR CAPTAIN OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

Here is a pair of Civil War Federal Army captain’s shoulder straps sometimes referred to as shoulder boards. Straps are in decent condition with dark blue fields and captain’s bars.  Straps… (766-943). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S CAVALRY BADGE

CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S CAVALRY BADGE

An 1880s period cavalry veteran’s badge. The crossed sabers indicative of cavalry service are superimposed upon a five-pointed star and this is suspended from top bar with scrolled bottom edge and… (142-53). Learn More »

G.A.R. 14th ARMY CORPS BADGE

G.A.R. 14th ARMY CORPS BADGE

This stamped brass acorn badge still retains much of its original gilt finish. The two wire fasteners on the reverse are still in place as well though bent down slightly inside the hollow back. The… (M26094). Learn More »

U.S. 1833 PATTERN DRAGOON SHAKO PLATE

U.S. 1833 PATTERN DRAGOON SHAKO PLATE

This Napoleonic-style eagle on a sunburst was adopted for wear on the dress shakos of U.S. dragoons in 1833. This is an officer’s quality plate with the eagle of stamped brass, silvered, attached to… (410-461). Learn More »

$400.00
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STAMPED BRASS IRISH SHAMROCK WREATH INSIGNIA

STAMPED BRASS IRISH SHAMROCK WREATH INSIGNIA

Brass wreath measures 2 ¼” across.  Retains good detail on face. Unissued; no fasteners on back.  Shamrock wreaths associated with Irish groups, militias, and Civil War regiments. … (33-397). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

STAMPED BRASS SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

Brass insignia measures 1 ¾” tall.  Palmetto tree with two ovals positioned at trunk and “1776” at bottom. Great detail remains. Four solder marks on rear but wires are gone.  This was… (33-365). Learn More »

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER “R”

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER “R”

Letter has four attachment prongs on reverse. Measures ¾” x ¾”. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (458-384). Learn More »

SECOND CORPS BADGE EXCAVATED AT PETERSBURG

SECOND CORPS BADGE EXCAVATED AT PETERSBURG

This is a brass, false embroidered 2nd Corps badge.  Excavated but still in very good condition with an even dark patina. Stem is broken off and there is no attachment device left on the back. … (33-477). Learn More »

CROSSED CANNONS INSIGNIA EXCAVATED AT COLD HARBOR

CROSSED CANNONS INSIGNIA EXCAVATED AT COLD HARBOR

Brass, enlistedman’s style artillery hat insignia. Crossed cannons in relic condition with dark brown patina.  Fair condition with dents and a few small cracks.  Displays very well.  Recovered at… (33-373). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

Stamped brass false embroidered laurel wreath meant for wear on a hat. The face of the item has a light patina on the surface. Reverse has all four attachment wires remaining. … (33-451). Learn More »

$25.00
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STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

Stamped brass false embroidered laurel wreath meant for wear on a hat. The face of the item has a fairly clean surface. Reverse has only one hook remaining. … (33-450). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

STAMPED BRASS HAT WREATH

Stamped brass false embroidered laurel wreath meant for wear on a hat. The face of the item has a light patina on the surface. Reverse has only one attachment wire remaining.… (33-393). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR LOUISIANA HAT PIN

CIVIL WAR LOUISIANA HAT PIN

Stamped brass Louisiana hat pin consisting of a pelican feeding her young. Item meas. approx. 1.00 inch x 1.00 inch. Face has excellent detail in all respects and a nice light patina. Reverse has… (33-446). 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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