Buckles/Plates

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RELIC “TONGUE” PORTION OF A CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE “TONGUE & WREATH” WAIST BELT PLATE

RELIC “TONGUE” PORTION OF A CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE “TONGUE & WREATH” WAIST BELT PLATE

Original Confederate “C.S. Tongue” half of an officer’s “Tongue & Wreath” belt buckle. A nice dug relic from an unknown location. The piece still retains a nice dark patina overall, but… (2024-1139). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FORKED-TONGUE, “WISH-BONE,” BELT BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE FORKED-TONGUE, “WISH-BONE,” BELT BUCKLE

This distinctive Confederate waistbelt buckle was widely produced during the war, in several sizes and with minor variations in construction. It is frequently seen in armed images of Confederate… (1179-1239). Learn More »

$395.00
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GEORGIA WAIST BELT PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

GEORGIA WAIST BELT PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

Offered here is a Confederate waist belt plate. The brass face exhibits the Georgia State Seal. These state militia plates were popular in the 1850s and saw continued use throughout the Civil… (766-1999). Learn More »

$2,250.00
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RELIC PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED IN GEORGIA

RELIC PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED IN GEORGIA

The plate has a beautiful face with a good eagle and a nice even chocolate patina. Face is free of scratches and dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and a patina to match the face. Both… (490-5845). Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT FRANKLIN

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT FRANKLIN

Face has a light dusty patina in the low areas while the raised US are a darker causing the letters to stand out some. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill with some small amounts missing along the lower… (490-5841). Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE WITH INITIALS &”PA” – RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE WITH INITIALS &”PA” – RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

Plate has a nice chocolate patina throughout and a good strong US stamping. There are several small scratches here and there but no major dings or dents. Above the “US” in a stippled form are the… (490-5839). Learn More »

$300.00
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MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

Civil War era officer’s belt buckle. Cast brass eagle buckle which has integral wreath.  The brass buckle has a dark patina. This has the bigger 1” wide hook on back. This has a bench mark… (490-6834). Learn More »

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

Civil War era officer’s belt buckle. Cast brass eagle buckle which has integral wreath.  The brass buckle is clean and bright. This has the very narrow 0.425” wide hook on back. No numbered bench… (490-6832). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM BROWN’S MILL, GEORGIA, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM BROWN’S MILL, GEORGIA, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box shoulder sling plate (Eagle breast plate) has a smooth brown patina. The brass face features an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch.  The plate’s… (490-6828). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SNAKE CREEK GAP, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SNAKE CREEK GAP, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box plate has a smooth brown patina on the face. The oval brass face features a raised “US”.  The plate’s reverse has 99% of the lead fill. The two iron… (490-6829). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE MARKED “E. GAYLORD” FROM KENTUCKY, RECOVERED BY SYD KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE MARKED “E. GAYLORD” FROM KENTUCKY, RECOVERED BY SYD KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box plate has a smooth brown patina on the face. The oval brass face features a raised “US”.  The plate’s reverse has 99% of the lead fill. The two iron… (490-6831). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM RESACA, MAKER MARKED, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM RESACA, MAKER MARKED, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box shoulder sling plate (Eagle breast plate) has a smooth brown patina. The brass face features an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch.  There is one… (490-6830). Learn More »

POSTWAR TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SWORD BELT PLATE

POSTWAR TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SWORD BELT PLATE

Formerly in the Texas Civil War Museum, this is a very good example of a postwar militia belt plate using the star motif. This was suitable for use by a militia unit of any state who might select… (1179-1594). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE “BABY” WISHBONE FRAME BUCKLE FROM NASHVILLE

CONFEDERATE “BABY” WISHBONE FRAME BUCKLE FROM NASHVILLE

One of the more distinctive Confederate belt buckles is the forked-tongue or wishbone frame style from the shape of the movable tongue mounted on the center bar. The buckle is practical, light-weight,… (490-5846). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM COLD HARBOR

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM COLD HARBOR

These classic Confederate, brass, fixed-tongue frame buckles come in a variety of sizes and slight variations making them a distinct category for collectors of Confederate field gear and belt plates.… (490-5787). Learn More »

$650.00
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OVAL US BELT PLATE RECOVERED BY SYD KERKSIS 1961 AT HARPERS FERRY

OVAL US BELT PLATE RECOVERED BY SYD KERKSIS 1961 AT HARPERS FERRY

This regulation plate comes with Syd Kerksis’ original collection envelope with notations at top indicating he found it at Harpers Ferry in November 1961. Kerkis was one of the legendary early relic… (2024-291). Learn More »

M1851 US BELT RIG WITH PLATE AND ALL STRAPS

M1851 US BELT RIG WITH PLATE AND ALL STRAPS

This is a very nice condition buff leather sword belt. The exterior leather surfaces are clean and in excellent condition. The leather is strong and supple with no weak spots. Both the sword hangers… (286-1331). Learn More »

HAGNER PATTERN 1872 PATTERN NEW JERSEY WAIST BELT PLATE

HAGNER PATTERN 1872 PATTERN NEW JERSEY WAIST BELT PLATE

Rectangular plate is made of cast brass with the letters “NJ” within an oval on a stippled field at center. Reverse has the tongue with an integral keeper on one end.  [jet] [ph:L] … (1235-441). Learn More »

$125.00
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US CIVIL WAR ENLISTED MAN’S WAIST BELT WITH PLATE

US CIVIL WAR ENLISTED MAN’S WAIST BELT WITH PLATE

Plate is attached to the reverse side of the leather belt but from the wear patterns it has been this way for many years. Plate can be reversed if done with care. The belt is in good solid condition.… (490-5896). Learn More »

$325.00
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BATTLE OF SHILOH IRON FRAME BUCKLE

BATTLE OF SHILOH IRON FRAME BUCKLE

This non-descript iron frame buckle was recovered at Shiloh and although simple, shows some care in its construction in using a center bar that widens toward the middle where it is given a deep groove… (490-5814). Learn More »


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RECTANGULAR CSA BELT PLATE FROM THE BATTLEFIELD OF KERNSTOWN, VA

This is a very good example of the classic rectangular CSA belt plate with all three hooks in place on the reverse. This comes with an old collector’s string tag reading: “’Virginia’ type C.S.A. buckle- old label- ‘Kernstown, Va.… (1216-174). Learn More »

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