Insignia & Badges

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INDIAN WAR-ERA OFFICER’S SHOULDER STRAPS - 2ND LIEUTENANT OF ARTILLERY

INDIAN WAR-ERA OFFICER’S SHOULDER STRAPS - 2ND LIEUTENANT OF ARTILLERY

Bullion edged straps, w/blank red felt field, 3.875 x 1.5”. Bergeron inner and outer trim. Black felt reverse, tightly stitched. Red inner field on both straps, w/slight gouged crease in one, and… (696-90). Learn More »

$145.00
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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 »

$675.00
Originally $775.00
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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
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CIVIL WAR SECOND CORPS, THIRD DIVISION CAP CORPS BADGE

CIVIL WAR SECOND CORPS, THIRD DIVISION CAP CORPS BADGE

There were five corps in the Union Army during the American Civil War which were each designated as Second Army Corps. Of these five, the most widely known was The Army of the Potomac formation. Maj.… (286-795). Learn More »

$475.00
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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 »

$85.00
Originally $165.00
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LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER

LEAD FILLED COMPANY LETTER

Stamped brass letter “H” with lead filled back and four prongs for attaching to hat or cap. Letter meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.00 inch. Item is in good condition with just minor surface wear. … (33-476). Learn More »

$20.00
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SECOND LIEUTENANT OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

SECOND LIEUTENANT OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

A nice wartime pair of Second Lieutenant’s shoulder straps for an officer serving on staff duty. This could be any post from something at the regimental level right up to duty on a general… (1091-06). Learn More »

WARTIME SILVER 5TH CORPS BADGE WITH ENGRAVED INITIALS

WARTIME SILVER 5TH CORPS BADGE WITH ENGRAVED INITIALS

Silver Maltese cross 5th Corps badge that meas. approx. 1.25 x 1.25 inches with a broken “T” bar pin on the reverse. Face has the initials “GUCA” engraved at center. Letters are in period… (2020-46). 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 »

$575.00
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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 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 »

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 »

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

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 »

VOLUNTEER MILITIA TINNED IRON HAT PLATE CIRCA 1820-1835

VOLUNTEER MILITIA TINNED IRON HAT PLATE CIRCA 1820-1835

In contrast to the “enrolled militia,” which consisted of all eligible adult male citizens, the volunteer militia was composed of men who outfitted themselves at their own expense and formed… (30-2169). Learn More »

RARE EARLY MARINE CORPS EPAULETTES / WINGS

RARE EARLY MARINE CORPS EPAULETTES / WINGS

Heavily embroidered narrow bodied epaulettes with wide ends also known as “wings.” The top surface of these epaulets is a dark blue/black cloth with a very heavy, raised oak leaf decoration done… (344-2721). Learn More »

$5,500.00
Originally $6,500.00


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FANTASTIC FRAMED DRAWING OF THE BATTLE OF DRAINSVILLE DONE BY GETTYSBURG CARTOGRAPHER EMMOR B. COPE

This wonderful and detailed drawing shows the meeting engagement on December 20, 1861 between a brigade of Pennsylvania Reserve regiments under Brig. Gen. E. O. C. Ord and a mixed Confederate force led by Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. The scene was drawn by… (1054-2733). Learn More »

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