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STAMPED BRASS VIRGINIA BELT PLATE

STAMPED BRASS VIRGINIA BELT PLATE

Face of brass plate has the state seal of Virginia in great detail with a nice rich green patina. High areas still retain original gilt. Slight verdigris is present on some areas. Plate measures 2”… (215-16). Learn More »

UNISSUED CIVIL WAR ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT, BUCKLE, AND KEEPER

UNISSUED CIVIL WAR ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT, BUCKLE, AND KEEPER

Leather belt is in excellent condition. Two-inch-wide buff leather dyed brown on front. There are maker’s (S.H. Young & Co.) and sub-inspector’s stamps near the end with the “keeper” but… (766-1834). Learn More »

NICE SKIN ONLY OF A US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE DUG AT FREDERICKSBURG

NICE SKIN ONLY OF A US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE CARTRIDGE BOX BREAST PLATE DUG AT FREDERICKSBURG

The face is slightly discolored from ground action leaving a mix of dark and light patina. The eagle stamping is good though part of it is subdued due to dirt and oxidation. The surface of the plate… (2022-1354). Learn More »

RELIC STATE OF NEW YORK “SNY” BELT PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

RELIC STATE OF NEW YORK “SNY” BELT PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

This is an excavated State of New York belt plate. Pattern 1839 belt buckle with puppy-paw hooks. The letters “SNY” are in the center. Brown face with traces of green and light dirt. Likely… (2022-1337). Learn More »

SMALL “BURNSIDE” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

SMALL “BURNSIDE” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

Smaller-size eagle breast plate often called the “Burnside” breast plate and associated with troops from Maine and are often recovered with “VMM” plates. Stamped brass face is clean and smooth… (2022-1343). Learn More »

“RELIC” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

“RELIC” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This is an excavated “eagle” plate for the shoulder strap of the infantry cartridge box. Brass face remains dirt covered and would benefit from a little cleaning. All details of the eagle display… (2022-1409). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. “W.H. SMITH” CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

RELIC U.S. “W.H. SMITH” CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM FREDERICKSBURG

This excavated Pattern 1839 oval US cartridge box plate has a dirt-covered, dark patina. The brass face is smooth with a central “US”, except for one spot where iron wire is rusting through from… (2022-1404). Learn More »

US MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT AND SCARCE SOLDER-BACKED PLATE

US MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT AND SCARCE SOLDER-BACKED PLATE

This is the regulation sword belt for U.S. officers in the Civil War. The rectangular eagle belt plate with the arms of the U.S. is an early style, likely prewar or very early war, made of stamped… (1052-222). Learn More »

MARKER MARKED CARTIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ED MILLER COLLECTION RECOVERED FROM 20TH MAINE POSITION ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

MARKER MARKED CARTIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ED MILLER COLLECTION RECOVERED FROM 20TH MAINE POSITION ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

Plate is in beautiful untouched condition. The face has a wonderful even smooth brown patina with a strong “US” stamping. Face is free of dings and dents. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and… (2022-1297). Learn More »

BRITISH CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WATERLOO

BRITISH CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WATERLOO

This British 1st Foot Guard's (Grenadiers) was found at the grounds of the farm of Hougoumont on the immortal battlefield of Waterloo fought June 18th, 1815. Here the British Guards held off the… (88-126). Learn More »

$1,000.00
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1865-1890 US REVENUE CUTTER BELT RIG & PLATE

1865-1890 US REVENUE CUTTER BELT RIG & PLATE

Belt is made of one piece of leather approx. 31.00 inches long x 1.75 wide. The interior of the belt has a sewn seam running down the center while the exterior face of the belt has a tooled line… (490-3646). Learn More »

U.S. BELT PLATE ID’D TO CORPORAL FREDERICK U. NICKERSON, Co. “E”, 32nd MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA LAUREL HILL, VA., 5/12/1864

U.S. BELT PLATE ID’D TO CORPORAL FREDERICK U. NICKERSON, Co. “E”, 32nd MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA LAUREL HILL, VA., 5/12/1864

Standard pattern 1839 “Arrow Hook” belt-plate, w/lead reverse backing. Circa late 19th century tag with period handwritten ID affixed to reverse:: “Frederick Dickerson /32nd MVM.” Belt face… (1181-39). Learn More »

$450.00
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STATE OF NEW YORK CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG ALONG THE TANEYTOWN ROAD AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

STATE OF NEW YORK CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG ALONG THE TANEYTOWN ROAD AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Plate has a dark, almost black face with a strong “SNY” stamping. Face is free of dings and dents. Reverse has 99% of the lead fill but no hooks. This plate is from the collection of local… (1163-220). Learn More »

$975.00
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RELIC SNY PLATE FROM A SHIP WRECK OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST

RELIC SNY PLATE FROM A SHIP WRECK OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST

This relic belt plate consists of the center part of the plate only. The entire border as well as both posts and tongue on the reverse are gone. The face has a dark and scaly appearance with most of… (1181-20). Learn More »

ALABAMA AVC BUCKLE FOUND AT ANTIETAM IN 1909!

ALABAMA AVC BUCKLE FOUND AT ANTIETAM IN 1909!

This very scarce Confederate AVC buckle comes with a signed and notarized 1992 affidavit from Leonard Alvin Lushbaugh that his father, Lester Lushbaugh, found the plate at Antietam as a boy of 11 in… (865-06). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED SMALL PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

MAKER MARKED SMALL PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Maker marked “H. A. Dingee”.  Obverse face exhibits light verdigris on U.S. letters. Lead backing displays moderate scratching. Else sharp, crisp and VG. Very solid small pattern box plate… (490-3640). Learn More »

CLASSIC REFERENCE BOOK ON US PLATES

CLASSIC REFERENCE BOOK ON US PLATES

Nice gently used copy of “PLATES AND BUCKLES OF THE AMERICAN MILITARY 1795-1874” by Sydney C. Kerksis. This is a 3rd edition copy printed in 1987 by Stone Mountain Press of Stone Mountain,… (2022-1112). Learn More »

$95.00
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PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED ON THE 1ST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED ON THE 1ST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Plate has a muddled brown patina with a decent eagle stamped at center of the face. Surface is free of dings and dents. Reverse has all the lead fill but the attachment hooks are gone. This plate was… (1163-33). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

Pattern 1839 oval cartridge box plate with 100% lead fill and both hooks on the reverse. Face has a good strong “US” and is free from ding and dents. Ground action has left the face with crusty… (2022-1168). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD BELT

Belt is made of black bridle leather which is very pliable. Belt meas. approx. 1.75 inches wide with a tooled line along each edge. Plate is a two-piece tongue and wreath with a spread-winged eagle… (2022-1096). Learn More »

$750.00
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MASSACHUSETTS MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT’S OFFICER’S UNIFORM COAT DRESSED OUT FOR MOURNING LINCOLN, WITH HIS MOURNING COCKADE, VEST, COMMISSIONS, LEDGERS, AND NOTES

These items come from the extensive archive of material preserved and labeled by John M. Deane, an officer in the 3rd Mass. Volunteer Militia in 1861 and the 29th Mass. Volunteer Infantry from 1862 to 1865. The entire group was passed to his… (1164-14). Learn More »

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