Buckles/Plates

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RELIC PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE, RECOVERED COLD HARBOR, VA

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE, RECOVERED COLD HARBOR, VA

Partial maker-mark “H.A. Dingee” w/ “H. A.” visible on reverse. Front patina bright & coppery, w/light scratching. Reverse arrow hooks, all present; solid & intact. Lead backing clean… (2024-710). Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

Face has a nice dusky patina in the low areas while the raised US has a darker surface really causing the letters to stand out. Edge has one small ding near the letter “S.” Reverse has 100% of the… (490-5840). 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
ON HOLD

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 »

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM CHICKAMAUGA

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM CHICKAMAUGA

Chickamauga, fought in September 1863, was the bloodiest battle fought in the west, and a significant Confederate victory that destroyed a few Union reputations, like that of Rosecrans, and made a… (490-5788). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND AT  TYNER’S STATION (CHATTANOOGA,) TENNESSEE: CLEBURNE’S FORTS

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND AT TYNER’S STATION (CHATTANOOGA,) TENNESSEE: CLEBURNE’S FORTS

Fixed-tongue frame buckles were simple in design, strong, lightweight, easy to cast and finish, and were widely produced throughout the south. This is a nice variant using a channel in the frame that… (490-5786). Learn More »

STAMPED BRASS, LEAD-FILLED TEXAS STAR BELT PLATE

STAMPED BRASS, LEAD-FILLED TEXAS STAR BELT PLATE

While the star motif might be used by any militia company and was associated during the war not only with Texas, but with Mississippi and Louisiana, these stamped brass belt plates with raised star,… (1179-2141). Learn More »

“WACO GUARDS” STYLE BELT PLATE, CA. 1880

“WACO GUARDS” STYLE BELT PLATE, CA. 1880

This belt plate shows to have been dug and has a modern note with it that it turned up at an estate sale in Austin, TX, in 2002. The plate is a deep, olive green with some gray and thin brown residue,… (1179-1584). Learn More »

TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SASH BUCKLE

TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SASH BUCKLE

The star motif is most strongly associated with militia units from Mississippi and Texas and this two-piece interlocking buckle was formerly in the collections of the Texas Civil War Museum. The star,… (1179-1591). 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 »

SCARCE MCELROY AND HUNT CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

SCARCE MCELROY AND HUNT CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

McElroy and Hunt were the only Confederate firm to mark their belt buckles and this some of the better markings we have seen. These were sand cast, and between occasional file or  finish work,… (1083-10). Learn More »

$2,975.00
ON HOLD

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 »


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CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S GILT BRASS EAGLEHEAD SPURS IN ORIGINAL COLOR

This is a very good condition set of nicely detailed eaglehead spurs with 80 or 90 percent of their gilt finish on the exterior, cast and chased with the outstretched wings making up the entirety of the sidebars. The wing feathers are in raised… (490-6821). Learn More »

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