Insignia & Badges

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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
ON HOLD

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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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 »

$500.00
Originally $650.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S BULLION EAGLE HAT INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S BULLION EAGLE HAT INSIGNIA

This regulation hat insignia for the officer’s dress hat is in superb condition. The jaceron wire border is tightly in place. The color of the base velvet fabric is still a deep black. There is lot… (1091-07). Learn More »

$425.00
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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 »

TRIPLE-BORDERED SECOND LIEUTENANT OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

TRIPLE-BORDERED SECOND LIEUTENANT OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

Civil War officers had to purchase their own uniforms and equipment. The quality of their insignia might vary according to their rank, and certainly varied by their assignment, taste, and wallet. This… (1091-05). Learn More »

$450.00
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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 »

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 SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS

PAIR OF SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS

Smith received a patent on June 18, 1861 for a metallic false embroidered shoulder strap. This is a pair of artillery straps. These straps are 1 ½” wide and 4 ¼” long. The stamped-brass, false… (142-69). 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 »

INDIAN WAR PERIOD INFANTRY SECOND LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS

INDIAN WAR PERIOD INFANTRY SECOND LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS

This is a nice pair of Indian War period shoulder straps for a lieutenant of infantry using a medium blue background. The borders are gilt bullion with rubbing and oxidation to the gilt on the high… (1087-41). Learn More »

$150.00
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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 »

SCARCE LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF ARTILLERY CIVIL WAR SHOULDER STRAPS

SCARCE LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF ARTILLERY CIVIL WAR SHOULDER STRAPS

Artillery insignia is the scarcest Civil War major branch of service insignia simply because of the numbers involved compared to infantry and even cavalry commands. This is a nice set of artillery… (1087-33). Learn More »

$695.00
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CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF STAFF SHOULDER STRAPS

A scarce set of regulation Civil War shoulder straps for a lieutenant colonel of staff. These have the regulation black background for an officer of staff and the silver bullion oak leaves of a… (1087-38). Learn More »

$495.00
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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


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MAMALUKE SABER MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND

Manufactured: England  Maker: William Harvey  Year: 1840 - 1850  Model: Mameluke  Size: 30.25  Condition: VG Wonderful Mamaluke Saber manufactured in England.  Most likely for a British officer but possible it was imported to the US market. … (870-74). Learn More »

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