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RECTANGULAR M1851 SWORD BELT PLATE & HASP WITH MATCHING BENCH NUMBERS

RECTANGULAR M1851 SWORD BELT PLATE & HASP WITH MATCHING BENCH NUMBERS

These rectangular eagle plates were introduced in 1851 for wear by officers and by enlisted men carrying swords. The latter included cavalrymen, artillerymen, infantry sergeants, and others. Officers… (172-5765). Learn More »

$325.00
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OVAL US BELT PLATE RECOVERED BY SYD KERKSIS 1955 AT BETHESDA CHURCH

OVAL US BELT PLATE RECOVERED BY SYD KERKSIS 1955 AT BETHESDA CHURCH

Syd Kerkis was one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, and author of “Plates and Buckles of the American Military 1795-1874,” which led the way for a couple of generations of… (2021-206). Learn More »

SMALL PATTERN US OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

SMALL PATTERN US OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Adopted in 1839 along with the oval U.S. waistbelt plate, the cartridge box plate was ornamental, but also served to keep the flap down if left unlatched. These smaller box plates are usually dated… (490-2553). Learn More »

NICELY DETAILED WREATH FROM TWO-PIECE CS BELT PLATE

NICELY DETAILED WREATH FROM TWO-PIECE CS BELT PLATE

The two-piece CS plate was widely used on sword belts. The quality of the casting and finish work depended on the time, resources and talent of the different makers. This one shows nice detailing to… (1126-02B). Learn More »

1826 PATTERN SHOULDER BELT PLATE CA. 1862-1865

1826 PATTERN SHOULDER BELT PLATE CA. 1862-1865

Developed from the 1826 plate for the bayonet belt, the round eagle breast plate is better known from its use as a fixed plate on the Civil War infantry cartridge box sling. For infantry… (1126-12). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK ENLISTED FRAME BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK ENLISTED FRAME BUCKLE

This is a classic Confederate enlisted man’s belt buckle. The fixed-tongue frame buckle was simple to make, widely produced, and saw service in every theatre of the war. In this case the outer frame… (1126-22). Learn More »

POSTWAR NORTH CAROLINA BELT PLATE

POSTWAR NORTH CAROLINA BELT PLATE

This is a variation of the 1872 Hagner plate developed for the U.S. army, which retained the slotted bar belt loop on the side and flat hook on the back of the 1851 sword belt plate, but used a raised… (1126-06). Learn More »

US ENLISTED MAN’S WAISTBELT, PLATE AND CAP BOX

US ENLISTED MAN’S WAISTBELT, PLATE AND CAP BOX

Leather waistbelt is in fair condition. It is beginning to dry out so it shows moderate surface crackling throughout. Belt is full length up to the plate where it has broken. Over the years the weight… (2020-773). Learn More »

M1851 US BELT RIG WITH PLATE AND STRAPS

M1851 US BELT RIG WITH PLATE AND STRAPS

Fantastic condition buff leather sword belt. The exterior leather surfaces are very clean and in excellent condition. The leather is strong and supple with no weak spots. Both the sword hangers are… (172-5550). Learn More »

ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BELT BUCKLE WITH BELT

ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BELT BUCKLE WITH BELT

The belt plate and buckle pictured here is from mid Civil War, 1862-1864.  The eagle plate is an 1851 pattern prevalent in late war enlistees.  The design was introduced in 1851 with… (172-3107). Learn More »

CAVALRY LEATHER GROUP WITH NAME

CAVALRY LEATHER GROUP WITH NAME

A group in very nice condition containing a carbine cartridge box, a revolver cartridge box, and an NCO sword belt rig, all from same maker. Buff leather belt and all straps are in very good condition… (809-102). Learn More »

$1,700.00
Originally $1,750.00
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PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE, MISSING TONGUE

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE, MISSING TONGUE

Stamped brass oval plate with lead filled back. The face is clean with a light surface patina and minor surface wear. There are no major dings or dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both… (2020-857). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US DRAGOON BELT PLATE

PATTERN 1839 OVAL US DRAGOON BELT PLATE

Stamped brass oval plate with lead filled back. The face has moderate surface wear in the form of numerous small scratches as well as some spots of oxidation. The top of the plate has a flattened… (1117-149). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE BELT WITH PATTERN 1839 US PLATE ATTACHED

CONFEDERATE BELT WITH PATTERN 1839 US PLATE ATTACHED

Belt is the Pattern 1851 waist belt with the sewn loop on one end. Laid flat the leather belt meas. approx. 39.50 inches long x 1.75 inches wide. The end of the belt which has the sewn loop also has… (2020-1206). Learn More »

RARE MAINE VOLUNTEER MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE MOLLUS COLLECTION

RARE MAINE VOLUNTEER MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE MOLLUS COLLECTION

This VMM cartridge box plate comes from the recently dispersed collections of the War Library and Museum of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, the veterans’ organization composed of Union… (1052-24). Learn More »

$975.00
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GRENADIER OR ORDNANCE SHOULDER BELT PLATE

GRENADIER OR ORDNANCE SHOULDER BELT PLATE

The flaming bomb was associated in the U.S. military with the Ordnance Department, but comes from a long tradition of the flaming grenade being associated with picked troops detailed to get close… (410-542). Learn More »

U.S. MILITIA OFFICER’S BELT PLATE 1818-1835

U.S. MILITIA OFFICER’S BELT PLATE 1818-1835

These square stamped brass belt plates may have come in as early as 1815, but mainly date from about 1818 to 1835. They were very popular among militia officers, particularly in the age of the… (475-303). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This excavated plate has a brass face with beautiful smooth brown patina. The detail on the eagle is good. The reverse has all of the lead fill. Both iron hooks remain and are strong.  No recovery… (1110-20). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This excavated plate has a brass face with smooth dark brown patina and just the slightest lead oxidation scattered. The detail on the eagle is good. The reverse has 99% of the lead fill. Both iron… (2020-858). Learn More »

IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BUCKLE

IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BUCKLE

Plate is made of thin stamped brass with clipped corners. At center of the face is a crowned two-headed imperial eagle with spread wings. The eagle is flanked by Cyrillic letters. The back of the… (1100-119). Learn More »


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EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the 4th edition of the Ordnance Manual. This specimen is… (1000-576). Learn More »

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