Insignia & Badges

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VERY FINE CONDITION US ENGINEERS SHAKO CAP INSIGNIA

VERY FINE CONDITION US ENGINEERS SHAKO CAP INSIGNIA

This excavated artifact is a rare and very fine Federal engineer shako hat device. The rolled, thin, sheet-brass insignia is intricately stamped and depicts a medieval-style castle with two turrets… (986-50). Learn More »

THIRD CORPS BADGE DUG IN MINE RUN, VIRGINIA AREA

THIRD CORPS BADGE DUG IN MINE RUN, VIRGINIA AREA

Diamond shaped Union 3rd Corps badge that meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.50 inches. Face is discolored a bit from ground action and the reverse has the remains of the pin solder. Overall the item is in very… (986-71). Learn More »

6th CORPS BADGE

6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment hook and pin, but all that is present is the base that would… (883-45). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse shows where attachment pin had been soldered on but is no longer present. There are also two small… (883-57). Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00

3rd CORPS BADGE

3rd CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 3rd corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse shows where two attachment hooks had been soldered on but are no longer present. These were for… (883-46). Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00

DUG 3rd CORPS BADGE

DUG 3rd CORPS BADGE

Brass 3rd corps badge has a darkened patina. Two small holes are present which were for sewing to the soldier’s hat or left side of the uniform. This avoided confusion on the battlefield as a… (883-47). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $450.00

DUG SHIELD WITH 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG SHIELD WITH 6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the Richmond, VA area.  Brass, shield shaped 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. This badge has a notches at the top and bottom for attachment purposes. Corps badges were attached to… (883-56). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $550.00

RELIC 5th CORPS BADGE

RELIC 5th CORPS BADGE

Brass 5th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment pin with hook, but all that is present is the base of both. Also present are two holes on the sides which… (883-64). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $500.00

DUG PORTION OF 7TH CORPS BADGE

DUG PORTION OF 7TH CORPS BADGE

Brass 7th corps badge has a darkened patina; missing the 5 pointed star that should be in the center opening of the “C”. Corps badges were attached to the soldier’s hat or left side of the… (883-21). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $295.00

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. In the center are remnants of the base material that would have been covered in fabric. Reverse features original attachment hook but pin is not present.… (883-50). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

WORLD WAR 1 IRON CROSS CASE

WORLD WAR 1 IRON CROSS CASE

This leather covered case of this 1st Class Iron Cross is in very good condition. There is an image of the medal embossed in silver on the lid. The push-button catch is the steel type. The interior… (M25710). Learn More »

U.S DRAGOON MARTINGALE PLATE

U.S DRAGOON MARTINGALE PLATE

Brass heart-shaped plate, 3 x 2.5”, featuring obverse horse and rider. Reverse vertical prongs present, horizontal prongs missing. Obverse face clean & bright w/one or two minor scratches. Else… (494-50). Learn More »

“SCOTT’S LEGION” / 20TH PENNSYLVANIA (3 MOS.) INFANTRY BREAST PLATE

“SCOTT’S LEGION” / 20TH PENNSYLVANIA (3 MOS.) INFANTRY BREAST PLATE

Brass oval, 3.5 x 2.625”, featuring “Roman” profile of General Winfield Scott. Reverse fastener prongs (3) missing. Obverse face bright w/handful of small. slight tarnished dots. Else VG… (494-49). Learn More »

ANTE-BELLUM DRAGOON HAT PLATE — SOUTH CAROLINA LIGHT DRAGOONS / NEW ENGLAND MILITIA

ANTE-BELLUM DRAGOON HAT PLATE — SOUTH CAROLINA LIGHT DRAGOONS / NEW ENGLAND MILITIA

Crescent-shaped plate of silver-plated brass, featuring spread-eagle, measuring 4.25 x 4.25”. Reverse prongs missing. Obverse face streaked lightly w/tarnish. Else VG & scarce. Solid… (494-48). Learn More »

ANTE-BELLUM NEW ENGLAND MILITIA SHAKO HAT PLATE

ANTE-BELLUM NEW ENGLAND MILITIA SHAKO HAT PLATE

Tin shield shaped plate, w/outer leaf trim & spread eagle within perched on shield, 6.25 x 5”. Reverse vertical, rolled holder is present. Obverse face exhibits pleasing, green verdigris patina.… (494-47). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS WITH OUTSTANDING 1861 LABEL

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT CAPTAIN’S SHOULDER STRAPS WITH OUTSTANDING 1861 LABEL

Straps are for a Captain of infantry and have the usual Smith patent false embroidered stamped brass border and rank devices. The sky blue wool of the rank field has faded slightly on both. One shows… (668-96). Learn More »

$450.00
ON HOLD

SINGLE MODEL 1851 CAVALRY EPAULETTE WITH MAKER’S MARK

SINGLE MODEL 1851 CAVALRY EPAULETTE WITH MAKER’S MARK

Wool Cavalrymen’s epaulette with tassels for an enlisted man. Wool surface shows some light wear and surface dirt. The body is covered with yellow cloth and has a double row of twisted wool… (37-387). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS – MAJOR OF INFANTRY

PAIR OF SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS – MAJOR OF INFANTRY

Smith received a patent on June 18, 1861 for a metallic false embroidered shoulder strap. This is a rare pair of major of infantry straps. These straps are 1-5/8 inches wide and 4 inches in length.… (980-12). Learn More »

$795.00
ON HOLD

PAIR OF MODEL 1851 INFANTRY EPAULETTES

PAIR OF MODEL 1851 INFANTRY EPAULETTES

Blue wool Infantryman’s epaulettes with wool tassels for an enlisted man and musicians. Both are in excellent condition though the color of the wool has faded some. The bodies are covered in light… (37-388). Learn More »

CDV OF SIXTH CORPS SOLDIER AND RELIC SIXTH CORPS BADGE

CDV OF SIXTH CORPS SOLDIER AND RELIC SIXTH CORPS BADGE

The CDV photograph features a young soldier standing next to a table. The young man appears to be wearing light blue trousers with a thin, dark stripe on the leg as well as a dark blue military vest.… (224-168). Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $1,250.00


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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

In 1859 the US Marine Corps regulations changed. The prized Mamaluke style sword was replaced with the same regulation sword used by the Army. This would later be reversed and today the Marines still carry the Mamaluke sword. It is exceedingly rare… (870-52). Learn More »

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