Insignia & Badges

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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 »

SCARCE MEDICAL STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

SCARCE MEDICAL STAFF CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS

An original set of Civil War shoulder straps for a captain of the medical staff, which covered the surgeons and assistant surgeons attached to units in the field, serving under fire at front line… (142-74). 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
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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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INSCRIBED SILVER SIXTH-CORPS BADGE OF CAPT. FORRESTER TAYLOR, 23rd NEW JERSEY, MEDAL OF HONOR FOR CHANCELLORSVILLE

INSCRIBED SILVER SIXTH-CORPS BADGE OF CAPT. FORRESTER TAYLOR, 23rd NEW JERSEY, MEDAL OF HONOR FOR CHANCELLORSVILLE

This silver Sixth Corps badge has a T-bar fastener on the reverse and is engraved on the face with a checked border and four flourishes on the top and bottom arms of the cross, with a “23”… (1117-81). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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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 »

AUTOGRAPHED FIRST EDITION COPY OF “CIVIL WAR CORPS BADGES AND OTHER RELATED AWARDS, BADGES, MEDALS OF THE PERIOD” FROM THE LIBRARY OF WEST POINT CURATOR OF HISTORY, THE LATE MICHAEL J. MCAFEE

AUTOGRAPHED FIRST EDITION COPY OF “CIVIL WAR CORPS BADGES AND OTHER RELATED AWARDS, BADGES, MEDALS OF THE PERIOD” FROM THE LIBRARY OF WEST POINT CURATOR OF HISTORY, THE LATE MICHAEL J. MCAFEE

Published by the author, Stanley S. Phillips in 1982, this volume is the standard research book on Civil War era Corps badges and other assorted awards. Volume is bound in gray cloth with the title on… (410-570). Learn More »

$275.00
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VERY PRETTY VETERAN’S REGIMENTAL AND CORPS BADGE OF EDWARD WISSIG 54th NEW YORK, 10th AND 11th ARMY CORPS, “SCHWARZE YAEGER”

VERY PRETTY VETERAN’S REGIMENTAL AND CORPS BADGE OF EDWARD WISSIG 54th NEW YORK, 10th AND 11th ARMY CORPS, “SCHWARZE YAEGER”

This pretty veteran’s badge measures 1 ½ inch wide and 3 inches long. The silvered pin-back top bar is nicely engraved, “Edward Wissig / C0. C 54 Reg’t N.Y.V.V.” A silver bordered red ribbon… (30-2221). Learn More »

$350.00
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DRESS EPAULETTES WITH TIN CASE

DRESS EPAULETTES WITH TIN CASE

Pair of dress, bullion epaulettes in their tin carrying case. Epaulette upper-surfaces feature beautiful, bright gilt ribbed material with a single row bullion border, brass outer shell, and triple… (1091-03). Learn More »

FANTASTIC WORLD WAR TWO INSIGNIA & MEDAL GROUP ID’D TO GERMAN GENERAL WHO WAS LIAISON OFFICER IN TOKYO – PRESENTED TO AN AMERICAN GENERAL ON MACARTHUR’S STAFF

FANTASTIC WORLD WAR TWO INSIGNIA & MEDAL GROUP ID’D TO GERMAN GENERAL WHO WAS LIAISON OFFICER IN TOKYO – PRESENTED TO AN AMERICAN GENERAL ON MACARTHUR’S STAFF

This group of items is identified to Lieutenant General Alfred Franz Kretschmer who was Berlin’s liaison officer in Tokyo through most of World War Two. He presented these items to General Charles… (128-1180). 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 »

$900.00
Originally $975.00

MINT EMBROIDERED ENGINEER OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA FROM THE COLLECTION OF DUNCAN CAMPBELL

MINT EMBROIDERED ENGINEER OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA FROM THE COLLECTION OF DUNCAN CAMPBELL

This very well done embroidered insignia for an officer of Engineers has its black backing untrimmed and measuring about 2 3/8 inches by 3 inches. A slightly smaller rectangle of paper, mostly intact,… (480-187). Learn More »


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US NAVY EAGLE POMMEL SWORD ID’D TO PERCIVAL DRAYON, WHO SERVED HIS COUNTRY FOR 38 YEARS

Manufactured: Unmarked  Maker: Unmarked  Year: 1838 - 1850s  Model: Eagle pommel Size: 29.5 inch blade, 1 inch wide, .314 thick  Condition: VG The blade is etched: “Percival / Drayton / U.S. / Navy”. The blue and gold decorated blade has a… (870-48). Learn More »

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