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US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM RESACA, EX-SYD KERKSIS

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM RESACA, EX-SYD KERKSIS

This regulation US cartridge box plate was recovered in April 1955 at Resaca by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military belt plates and Civil… (490-5773). Learn More »

CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM TUNNEL HILL, GA, EX-SYD KERKSIS

CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM TUNNEL HILL, GA, EX-SYD KERKSIS

This regulation US cartridge box plate was recovered on the battlefield of “Tunnel Hill, Ga,” by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military… (490-5771). Learn More »

SMALL “BURNSIDE” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FOUND IN THE WILDERNESS IN 1956

SMALL “BURNSIDE” PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FOUND IN THE WILDERNESS IN 1956

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… (286-1266). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Oval Pattern 1839 US cartridge box plate complete with both hooks. Face has a light speckled patina and a good “US” stamping. Face has no major dings or dents. Lead on the reverse is 100% with… (2023-2495). Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the… (1000-576). Learn More »

$1,800.00
Originally $2,250.00

MODEL 1832 ARTILLERY SWORD BELT AND FROG WITH BUCKLE

MODEL 1832 ARTILLERY SWORD BELT AND FROG WITH BUCKLE

White buff leather belt that is slightly stiff with heavy surface dirt from age and storage. One of the sections has a 1.50 inch piece of leather missing on one edge. One end of the belt passes… (344-920). Learn More »

$875.00
Originally $1,250.00

FOOT ARTILLERY BELT WITH NOTE

FOOT ARTILLERY BELT WITH NOTE

Brown buff leather belt in good condition. Leather is a little dry causing the inside seam in one small section to split but the rest is solid. Belt plate and keeper have matching benchmark numbers of… (344-915). Learn More »

$1,575.00
Originally $2,250.00

U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – IDENTIFIED TO OHIO SOLDIER

U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – IDENTIFIED TO OHIO SOLDIER

This U.S. eagle plate was affixed to the front of the shoulder belt for the infantry cartridge box. It features the spread-winged eagle design. Brass face exhibits a beautiful, smooth chocolate brown… (236-197). Learn More »

$650.00
ON HOLD

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE STATES CIVIL WAR “GUTTER-BACK” FRAME BUCKLE” RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE STATES CIVIL WAR “GUTTER-BACK” FRAME BUCKLE” RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN

This original, Confederate waist buckle is a good dug specimen of a brass, rectangular ‘gutter-back frame’ buckle recovered from a CS camp site near Hamilton’s Crossing in Fredericksburg, VA.… (575-13). Learn More »

$595.00
ON HOLD

DUG STRUCK IRON SHEET METAL BUCKLE

DUG STRUCK IRON SHEET METAL BUCKLE

Rectangular sheet metal plate with a small square shaped hole passing through it almost at the center point. With the plate is the bar and tongue which broke off the reverse. Item is dug but location… (2023-2105). 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,… (34-156). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE DUG AT BETHESDA CHURCH BY SID KERKSIS

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE DUG AT BETHESDA CHURCH BY SID KERKSIS

This plate was recovered on the battlefield of Bethesda Church by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military belt plates and Civil War… (2023-1661). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE DUG AT FUSSELL’S MILL, ALSO KNOWN AS THE SECOND BATTLE OF DEEP BOTTOM, BY SID KERKSIS IN 1956

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE DUG AT FUSSELL’S MILL, ALSO KNOWN AS THE SECOND BATTLE OF DEEP BOTTOM, BY SID KERKSIS IN 1956

This plate was recovered on the battlefield of Fussell’s Mill by Syd Kerksis, one of the legendary early relic hunters and collectors, author of books on military belt plates and Civil War… (2023-1660). Learn More »

US REVENUE CUTTER BELT RIG & PLATE

US REVENUE CUTTER BELT RIG & PLATE

Belt is made of one piece of leather with the leather from each edge folded toward the middle. Belt meas. approx. 40.25 inches long x 1.75 wide. The interior of the belt has a good straight seam… (1052-236). Learn More »

RELIC, PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG NEAR ORANGE, VA

RELIC, PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG NEAR ORANGE, VA

Model 1839 cartridge box plate with central “US”. Plate has a great face with smooth brown patina. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill. Both wire loops remain strong. This plate was recovered near… (1184-109). Learn More »

RELIC, PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG NEAR ORANGE, VA

RELIC, PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG NEAR ORANGE, VA

Model 1839 cartridge box plate with central “US”. Plate has a great face with a mottled patina. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill. Both wire loops remain strong. This plate was recovered near… (1184-108). Learn More »

RELIC, US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC, US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US shoulder belt plate was affixed to the front of the shoulder belt for the infantry cartridge box. It features the spread-winged eagle design. Brass face remains somewhat dirt covered with a… (1184-96). Learn More »

RELIC, US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC, US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US shoulder belt plate was affixed to the front of the shoulder belt for the infantry cartridge box. It features the spread-winged eagle design. Brass face has a beautiful dark brown patina.… (1184-94). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CEDAR CREEK, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM CEDAR CREEK, 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… (2023-761). Learn More »

US M1851 NCO SWORD BELT PLATE RECOVERED IN ORANGE, VIRGINIA

US M1851 NCO SWORD BELT PLATE RECOVERED IN ORANGE, VIRGINIA

Standard regulation M1851 NCO sword belt plate measuring 50mm by 83mm with a three-piece applied wreath and integral tongue. The left side of the wreath has broken off but the rest remains firmly… (1184-129). Learn More »


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UNION CAVALRY GENERAL WILLIAM WELLS’ FIELD BLOUSE: MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GETTYSBURG WHERE HE RODE IN THE LEAD OF FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE; BRIGADE COMMANDER UNDER CUSTER; BLOUSE ACTUALLY WORN IN ONE OF HIS PHOTOS

This coat is the epitome of a Civil War Union general’s field uniform, a blouse following the popular sack coat pattern of the period, looking somewhat like an enlisted man’s fatigue blouse and suitable for campaign wear, but with a double row of… (1179-281). Learn More »

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