Buckles/Plates

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US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM ANTIETAM

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM ANTIETAM

Excavated US cartridge box plate for the outer flap of the infantry cartridge pouch. Brass stamped face featuring central “US”.  Full lead on reverse with one of the iron loops remaining. Tag on… (595-2002). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. MARTINGALE PLATE – RAIL ROAD CUT, GETTYSBURG

RELIC U.S. MARTINGALE PLATE – RAIL ROAD CUT, GETTYSBURG

This excavated plate has a brass face with a somewhat crusty surface over a green patina. The plate retains its “heart” shape but has a few wrinkles along bottom edge. The reverse has about 75% of… (84-91). Learn More »

$450.00
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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 »

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
ON HOLD

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

BATTLE OF SHILOH CIVIL WAR EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE

BATTLE OF SHILOH CIVIL WAR EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE

This is the regulation US plate worn on the infantry cartridge box sling and was recovered at Shiloh, fought April 6-7, 1862, up to that point the largest battle of the war, one that made and almost… (490-5812). Learn More »

$225.00
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CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This cartridge box plate was recovered at Gettysburg, though we have no specification find location on the field.  This is the standard M1839 cartridge box plate used by Union infantry throughout the… (490-5811). Learn More »

$300.00
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CHICKAMAUGA RECOVERED EAGLE BREAST PLATE

CHICKAMAUGA RECOVERED EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This regulation US infantry cartridge box sling plate was recovered at Chickamauga, the two-day battle of the western theatre in September 1863, with losses second only to Gettysburg in the whole war.… (490-5809). Learn More »

$225.00
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CDV OF LOUIS R. FRANCINE, 7TH NEW JERSEY INFANTRY, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

Image shows Francine in uniform. He wears a non-regulation coat with shoulder straps (Major or Lt. Colonel). Image is clear with good contrast. Mount has two small chips to border along top edge. Reverse has pencil identification. Photographer’s… (2021-1131). Learn More »

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