Insignia & Badges

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US STAFF OFFICER HAT INSIGNIA

US STAFF OFFICER HAT INSIGNIA

Bullion wreath, encircled “U.S”, on woven black patch, measuring 2.5 x1.75”. Bullion and U.S. lettering are tight, exhibiting medium dark patina. Patch edges slightly rough. Reverse stitching… (141-101). Learn More »

POST-WAR REUNION 1ST DIVISION 18TH CORPS BADGE

POST-WAR REUNION 1ST DIVISION 18TH CORPS BADGE

Nice stylized 18th Corps silver badge with a chased herringbone border with each arm having a bump out at center. Engraved at center of the badge is “1ST” for 1st Division. Badge meas. approx.… (142-54). Learn More »

BRIGADIER GENERAL SHOULDER STRAPS OF GEN. JOHN RAMSEY, WOUNDED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE, THE ROSE WOODS AT GETTYSBURG, AND AT PETERSBURG

BRIGADIER GENERAL SHOULDER STRAPS OF GEN. JOHN RAMSEY, WOUNDED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE, THE ROSE WOODS AT GETTYSBURG, AND AT PETERSBURG

John Ramsey was a fighting officer. Commissioned first on 5/1/61 at age 24 as Captain of Co. G, 2nd NJ Militia, also known at the 18th NJ, a three-month regiment, he served at Washington and… (142-63). Learn More »

VIRGINIA OFFICER’S 1858 HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

VIRGINIA OFFICER’S 1858 HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

An exceedingly rare piece of headgear insignia in excellent condition. When the wide-brimmed “Hardee” or “Jeff Davis” hat was adopted for universal wear as a dress hat in the U.S. Army in… (142-62). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY SERGEANT CHEVRONS

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY SERGEANT CHEVRONS

A nice pair of Civil War artillery sergeant’s chevrons with good color. These are seldom seen any more and are the standard wartime configuration with worsted wool stripes somebody attached… (142-64). Learn More »

$875.00
ON HOLD

UNION THIRD CORPS, 1ST DIVISION VETERAN PIN, ca. 1880s

UNION THIRD CORPS, 1ST DIVISION VETERAN PIN, ca. 1880s

Vertical pin-bar, diamond shaped pin, .75 x 1.2”, of white metal, w/scalloped outer rim and enameled red  (1st division) interior diamond.  Exhibits light scratching, light chipping of red… (1054-1489). Learn More »

UNION VIII CORPS, 2ND DIVISION VETERAN BADGE

UNION VIII CORPS, 2ND DIVISION VETERAN BADGE

Hexagonal six-pointed star, w/reverse bar-pin, 1.25” in diameter. Of white metal, w/scalloped outer edge & inner white enameled (2nd Divisional) star. Exhibits minor dings. Else VG extra… (1054-1490). Learn More »

UNION VIII CORPS VETERAN'S BADGE

UNION VIII CORPS VETERAN'S BADGE

Hexagonal six-pointed star, w/reverse bar-pin, 1.125” in diameter. Of white metal, lightly scratched. Else VG. Composed of various units, the Union Corps was assigned to the Middle District of the… (1054-1493). 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 »

$250.00
Originally $295.00

US CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY ENLISTED MAN’S CAP INSIGNIA

US CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY ENLISTED MAN’S CAP INSIGNIA

Stamped brass crossed cannons meant for wear on the crown of a forage cap or the dress hat. All four brass loops are present on the back. Two are bent but all are complete. Brass has a nice light… (1054-398). Learn More »

SMITH’S PATENT CAPTAIN OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

SMITH’S PATENT CAPTAIN OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

The Smith’s Patent information which is usually visible on the reverse is very faint. We have viewed it under black light and it is there! The tops have the standard stamped brass false embroidered… (142-46). Learn More »

$675.00
Originally $795.00
SOLD

SMITH’S PATENT 2ND LT. OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

SMITH’S PATENT 2ND LT. OF INFANTRY SHOULDER STRAPS

No Smith’s Patent information visible on the reverse. Blue velvet on the front is VF+. Borders with nearly all the original gilt.  [ss] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (142-45). Learn More »

$575.00
Originally $700.00
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SMITH’S PATENT 1ST LT. OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

SMITH’S PATENT 1ST LT. OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

No Smith’s Patent info visible on the reverse. Top background velvet with most of the brush surface worn thin. Very hard to find any cavalry straps today. … (142-44). Learn More »

$775.00
Originally $895.00

DUG 2ND CORPS BADGE

DUG 2ND CORPS BADGE

Union 2nd Corps trefoil badge cut from sheet brass. Item meas. approx. 1.25 x 1.25. Top leaf has small hole for attaching to coat or cap. Good condition with an oxidized surface from ground… (1000-1838). Learn More »

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 »

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
ON HOLD

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 »

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
ON HOLD

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 »


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CONFEDERATE RICHMOND CARBINE

Completely original Richmond Carbine in fair condition. Overall length of the weapon is 40.50 inches measuring from the center of the buttplate to the muzzle. All metal is a dark iron except for the buttplate and nose cap which are brass. The .58… (172-4614). Learn More »

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