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MINT CONDITION M1839 OVAL-US MID-WAR ARROWBACK INFANTRY BELT PLATE

MINT CONDITION M1839 OVAL-US MID-WAR ARROWBACK INFANTRY BELT PLATE

This belt plate is in unissued, excellent condition, showing the original gilt finish on the brass and a pretty, unmarred level gray surface to the lead solder fill on the reverse. This is the… (988-35). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

Sharp black lacquered patina. Clean face. Rear loop hooks exhibit rust, while remaining solid. Lead backing displays slight grime and light oxidation. Else VG, and very handsome. [jp]… (1054-1614). Learn More »

WHITE BUFF MODEL 1832 HEAVY ARTILLERY SWORD BELT WITH PLATE

WHITE BUFF MODEL 1832 HEAVY ARTILLERY SWORD BELT WITH PLATE

White buff leather is in excellent condition. The belt is constructed in three sections which are connected by two square brass rings. Hanging from the rings is a white buff frog for a Model 1832… (766-1604). Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1872 HAGNER PATENT NEW YORK BELT PLATE

U.S. MODEL 1872 HAGNER PATENT NEW YORK BELT PLATE

The leather belt is 1.75” wide and approximately 50” long overall. Belt is made of bridle leather with a brass keeper sewn and riveted on one end and a brass adjustment hook riveted to the… (490-2824). Learn More »

VERY SCARCE MARKED MCELROY & HUNT MARKED CS BUCKLE

VERY SCARCE MARKED MCELROY & HUNT MARKED CS BUCKLE

Very scarce maker marked Confederate fixed-tongue frame buckle. This was a classic Confederate buckle, easy to make in sand moulds, sturdy, widely produced, and used in every theatre of the war. If… (766-1525). Learn More »

1880-1900 MASSACHUSETTS PLATE ON ORIGINAL BELT

1880-1900 MASSACHUSETTS PLATE ON ORIGINAL BELT

Supple leather post-war belt complete with size adjustment hardware and sliding leather keeper. Leather surface shows light surface wear and crazing. The plate is cast brass with an integral tongue… (450-187). Learn More »

TWO PIECE CONFEDERATE CS BUCKLE

TWO PIECE CONFEDERATE CS BUCKLE

This is a scarce, non-excavated example of the classic Confederate “Two-piece CS” plate of a pattern associated with the Army of Northern Virginia. These plates were patterned after the US 1836… (M26552). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE “EGG-SHAPED” OVAL CS BELT PLATE

CONFEDERATE “EGG-SHAPED” OVAL CS BELT PLATE

It was a not very well-kept secret among collectors in the 1970s and 1980s that the best place to find Confederate material was New England, where it was brought home as a souvenir and ended up in one… (766-1597). Learn More »

NON-DUG NCO OR MUSICIAN’S SWORD SHOULDER BELT PLATE WITH STRONG GILT FINISH

NON-DUG NCO OR MUSICIAN’S SWORD SHOULDER BELT PLATE WITH STRONG GILT FINISH

This plate preserves better than 90 percent of its original bright gilt finish, with just some wear to a couple of high points and scattered spots. The edges are great, with no dents or dings. The… (1156-17). Learn More »

OVAL US DRAGOON STYLE BELT PLATE

OVAL US DRAGOON STYLE BELT PLATE

Introduced in 1839, these plates are stamped rolled brass with a lead-solder filled back securing the belt hooks and were initially issued to both foot troops and dragoons with differences over the… (1156-09). Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR HIGH GRADE GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

US CIVIL WAR HIGH GRADE GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

Leather belt is in excellent condition. The belt meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide and is complete with both drops and all its hardware. Both the body of the belt and the drops are decorated with three… (766-1643). Learn More »

EARLY AMERICAN CARTRIDGE BOX WITH BELT, BUCKLE, BAYONET AND SCABBARD

EARLY AMERICAN CARTRIDGE BOX WITH BELT, BUCKLE, BAYONET AND SCABBARD

This is a very nice early, American-made, set of infantry or militia accoutrements. Set consists of a cartridge box on a waist belt with a sheet brass buckle and a bayonet with scabbard and belt frog… (401-45). Learn More »

TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR BELT PLATE, TEXAS AND MISSISSIPPI STYLE

TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR BELT PLATE, TEXAS AND MISSISSIPPI STYLE

This is a very nice post-war example of a popular belt plate that caught on in the U.S. military with the oval 1819 patterns and morphed into the round form by the 1830s. It was used widely into the… (1151-04). Learn More »

MAINE VOLUNTEER MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CASTLEMAN’S FERRY

MAINE VOLUNTEER MILITIA CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CASTLEMAN’S FERRY

This is a nice chocolate brown color excavated VMM box plate found at Castleman’s Ferry, Virginia. This is on the Shenandoah River and was the scene of the Battle of Cool Spring in 1864, but was the… (766-1541). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER’S BELT AND BELT PLATE

CIVIL WAR MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER’S BELT AND BELT PLATE

This is an excellent example of O’Donnell and Campbell Plate #700 in American Military Belt Plates. It is complete with its keeper and is on its original belt. The detail of the plate good enough… (490-2626). Learn More »

BOYD AND SONS CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

BOYD AND SONS CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Introduced in 1839 to be ornamental and functional, the cartridge box plate was made of stamped, rolled brass with a lead solder filled back and served to keep the box flap down even if the soldier… (766-1569). Learn More »

MEXICAN WAR M1839 OVAL U.S. BELT PLATE

MEXICAN WAR M1839 OVAL U.S. BELT PLATE

This is the M1839 oval U.S. belt plate made for the narrow 1.5-inch U.S infantry waist belts of the Mexican War period. Like the Civil War versions, these are made of rolled stamped brass with a lead… (766-1543). 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 »

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 »


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CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

Formerly in the collection of Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner this sixth plate ambrotype shows Confederate General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, sometime between 1856 and 1861. Lomax was born in Rhode… (1138-1830). Learn More »

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