Buckles/Plates

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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 »

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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CIVIL WAR NCO SWORD CROSSBELT PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

CIVIL WAR NCO SWORD CROSSBELT PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

This pattern of belt plate was first adopted in 1826 with hooks on the reverse for the bayonet shoulder belt and made of stamped rolled brass for artillery and white metal for infantry. This was… (490-5799). Learn More »

EXCAVATED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

EXCAVATED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

This is the standard Union infantry enlisted man’s belt plate of the Civil War. Adopted in 1839, these plates are stamped, rolled brass with a lead solder filled back that anchors the fastening… (490-5895). Learn More »

NEW BERN, N.C., RECOVERED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

NEW BERN, N.C., RECOVERED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

This is the standard Union infantry enlisted man’s belt plate of the Civil War. Adopted in 1839, these plates are stamped, rolled brass with a lead solder filled back that anchors the fastening… (490-5808). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1851 DRUM STICK CARRIAGE

CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1851 DRUM STICK CARRIAGE

This would go well with a Civil War drum or collection of Civil War music related pieces. This plate is shown in the 1851 regulations and was used throughout the war. The body is a sheet of rolled… (766-1922). Learn More »

OVAL US BELT PLATE RECOVERED NEAR BLOODY LANE AT ANTIETAM

OVAL US BELT PLATE RECOVERED NEAR BLOODY LANE AT ANTIETAM

This regulation M1839 oval US infantry belt plate was recovered near Bloody Lane at Antietam. The face has a medium brown patina at center mixed with grayish white along the edges, in some recesses… (490-5860). Learn More »

$300.00
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EXCAVATED US M1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

EXCAVATED US M1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

This excavated Model 1839 US cartridge box plate has well defined thick-and-thin lettering and a raised outer and inner rim. The plate shows as green and brown with some grayish-white residue. There… (490-5823). Learn More »

SHILOH RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

SHILOH RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Scarce recovery from the most famous western battlefield. Regulation US 1839 pattern plate for the cartridge box, die struck rolled brass with raised US and rim, lead solder filled back to anchor iron… (490-5821). Learn More »

$225.00
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FREDERICKSBURG RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

FREDERICKSBURG RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Regulation US 1839 pattern plate for the cartridge box, die struck rolled brass with raised US and rim, lead solder filled back to anchor iron wire loops for attachment, stiffness to the plate, and… (490-5818). Learn More »

VERY NICE TONGUE PORTION OF CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE SWORD BELT PLATE

VERY NICE TONGUE PORTION OF CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE SWORD BELT PLATE

This is the dug “CS” tongue half of the classic Confederate “tongue and wreath” sword belt buckle. In near perfect excavated condition; perhaps just the slightest “pull” on the belt loop.… (1235-75). Learn More »

$975.00
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CONFEDERATE SMALL BRASS RECTANGULAR BELT PLATE, RECOVERED FROM SMYRNA, TN.

CONFEDERATE SMALL BRASS RECTANGULAR BELT PLATE, RECOVERED FROM SMYRNA, TN.

Rectangular sheet brass plate for waist belts. This excavated example and was typically used by Confederates during the Civil War. Measures approximately 68 x 43mm. Excavated condition with dark brown… (490-5881). 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 »

$70.00
Originally $100.00

CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE “TONGUE AND WREATH” BELT PLATE, FOUND BY JOHN DUGGAN

CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE “TONGUE AND WREATH” BELT PLATE, FOUND BY JOHN DUGGAN

This is the epitome of a Confederate belt buckle. This “tongue and wreath” sword belt buckle was recovered long ago by John Duggan. In near perfect excavated condition; perhaps just slightly… (490-6335). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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CONFEDERATE MOVABLE TONGUE, WISHBONE FRAME BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE MOVABLE TONGUE, WISHBONE FRAME BUCKLE

One of the more distinctive Confederate belt buckles is the frame pattern, which comes in several styles with fixed and movable tongues in different shapes and configurations. This is the classic… (766-1982). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

This excavated Pattern 1839 oval US waist belt plate has a smooth dark brown patina. The brass face has central “US”.  The plate’s reverse has 99% of the lead fill with initials carved on the… (2024-31). Learn More »

“DINGEE” MARKED SMALL SIZE U.S. 1839 OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE ON MAKER MARKED BUFF WAIST BELT

“DINGEE” MARKED SMALL SIZE U.S. 1839 OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE ON MAKER MARKED BUFF WAIST BELT

Offered here is a very nice Mexican War era 1839 pattern “baby” oval US waist belt and buckle. These early infantry plates mirrored the narrow belts worn by infantry during the Mexican War and… (2023-3225). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG NON-DUG CONFEDERATE WISHBONE BUCKLE, EX-ROSENSTEEL

GETTYSBURG NON-DUG CONFEDERATE WISHBONE BUCKLE, EX-ROSENSTEEL

We offer here a Gettysburg recovered, non-dug Confederate “wishbone” buckle from the Rosensteel family collections. The Rosensteels will be familiar to any Gettysburg collector. For details see… (766-1983). Learn More »


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RARE M1840 U.S. ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER MADE BY AMES BUT ETCHED AND RETAILED BY SCHUYLER, HARTLEY AND GRAHAM: THE ONE IN THE BOOK!

This is an extremely rare M1840 U.S. artillery officer’s saber made by Ames but etched and retailed by Schuyler, Hartley and Graham. Thillmann knew only of this one example, and until it was found it was unclear if Schuyler, Hartley and Graham… (870-637). Learn More »

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