Insignia & Badges

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SINGLE BORDER CAPTAIN OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

SINGLE BORDER CAPTAIN OF CAVALRY SHOULDER STRAPS

Straps are in very nice condition. Each meas. approx. 3.00 inches long by 1.50 inches wide with a yellow felt rank field that has held its color well and shows light surface wear at center. Single… (1052-121). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR US NAVY LIEUTENANT’S UNDRESS CAP DEVICE 1852-1862

CIVIL WAR US NAVY LIEUTENANT’S UNDRESS CAP DEVICE 1852-1862

This is an excellent example of the regulation hat insignia for a U.S. Navy lieutenant in the Civil War. This measures about 3 ¼ inches long and 2 inches high, and consists of an embroidered gold… (1156-23). Learn More »

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RARE HARD TO FIND FIRST EDITION COPY OF “CIVIL WAR CORPS BADGES AND OTHER RELATED AWARDS, BADGES, MEDALS OF THE PERIOD”

RARE HARD TO FIND FIRST EDITION COPY OF “CIVIL WAR CORPS BADGES AND OTHER RELATED AWARDS, BADGES, MEDALS OF THE PERIOD”

Published by the author, Stanley S. Phillips in 1982, this volume is the standard research book on Civil War era Corps badges and other assorted awards. Volume is bound in gray cloth with the title on… (410-770). Learn More »

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

This beautiful gold G.A.R. badge is dated 1894, very close to the highpoint of the veterans’ organization when it reached more than 400,000 in 1890 and was a powerful force in politics and… (30-2237). Learn More »

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

This very attractive gold G.A.R. badge has the red-bordered flag of a department level officer and the miniature shoulder strap with two silver stars on black indicating a department commander. The… (30-2236). Learn More »

MEXICAN WAR AND EARLY 1850s 8TH US INFANTRY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

MEXICAN WAR AND EARLY 1850s 8TH US INFANTRY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

These four pieces of insignia belonged to an officer of the 8th US Infantry who served in the Mexican War and into the 1850s at least, with the hat insignia and shoulder strap dating to his earlier… (480-244). Learn More »

SCARCE INFANTRY COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

SCARCE INFANTRY COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

This is a pair from a small collection we acquired. The rank is particularly hard to find given that there was only one colonel to thirty line officers in a regiment and far less turn-over. This is a… (490-2630). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED CAP INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S EMBROIDERED CAP INSIGNIA

Gold colored hunting horns with a full loop became the regulation insignia for U.S. infantry in 1851 and lasted until the adoption of crossed rifles in 1875. This is a very good example of the… (998-653). Learn More »

CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE CIVIL WAR INFANTRY OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This is a beautiful example of the regulation U.S. infantry officer’s hat insignia made with an internal stiffener and fitted with two loops for attachment to the officer’s version of the M1858… (490-2640). Learn More »

VERY NICE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1858 PATTERN HARDEE HAT SIDE EAGLE

VERY NICE CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S 1858 PATTERN HARDEE HAT SIDE EAGLE

This is a high-quality example of the regulation side-eagle used to pin up the brim of the officer’s 1858 pattern dress hat in very good condition, with an internal stiffener and the two loops in… (490-2633). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL 75th INFANTRY REGIMENT OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

BEAUTIFUL 75th INFANTRY REGIMENT OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This is a near mint, embroidered bullion officer’s hat insignia still on its large patch, which would be trimmed down for sewing directly on a hat or cap, or fitted on stiffener with loops. The gold… (172-5764). Learn More »

US WORLD WAR TWO NAVY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

US WORLD WAR TWO NAVY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

Insignia consists of a silver spread-winged eagle and shield superimposed over gold plated crossed anchors. Insignia was worn on the overseas caps of Navy officers. Reverse is stamped “STERLING”… (266-1011). Learn More »

$35.00
Originally $40.00
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52nd ILLINOIS IDENTIFIED SURGEON’S STRAPS AND COMMISSION

52nd ILLINOIS IDENTIFIED SURGEON’S STRAPS AND COMMISSION

This is a great set of Civil War surgeon’s shoulder straps not only with a wonderful family note identifying them, but with his appointment signed by Governor Yates of Illinois on 19 March 1862. The… (490-2568). Learn More »

FALSE-EMBROIDERED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

FALSE-EMBROIDERED ARTILLERY OFFICER’S INSIGNIA

Measuring 1½ inches wide and 1 inch tall, this is a very nice example of the commercial die-struck gilt brass insignia available for private purchase (by officers or enlisted men with style) that… (490-2557). Learn More »

PHOTO ARCHIVE AND INSIGNIA GROUPING WITH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 54TH NEW YORK SERGEANT DANIEL MULLER

PHOTO ARCHIVE AND INSIGNIA GROUPING WITH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 54TH NEW YORK SERGEANT DANIEL MULLER

The items in this lot are identified to Daniel Muller (carried on the rolls as MOLLER) of the 54th New York Infantry. Daniel Muller was born in Hanover, Germany and later came to the United States. At… (2021-270). Learn More »

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SERGEANT’S SHOULDER SCALES

PAIR OF CIVIL WAR SERGEANT’S SHOULDER SCALES

Introduced in 1851 for mounted troops, brass shoulder scales were decorative, but were also meant to be a shoulder defense against saber cuts. In 1854/55 they became regulation for all branches of… (1117-229). Learn More »

MINT EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

MINT EMBROIDERED CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HAT INSIGNIA

This is a finely made example with gold bullion embroidery including both sequins and twisted strands, in excellent condition with wonderful bright color to the gilt. Measuring 3 3/8 inches by 2 ½… (286-1033). Learn More »

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

CIRCA 1820’S SINGLE GOLD BULLION EPAULETTE

Oblong shaped epaulette with a body covered in heavy woven gold bullion cloth outlined with two rows of gold dead bullion. One edge is covered in gold sequins arranged in three rows with inverted… (410-544). Learn More »

1832 PATTERN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SILVER BULLION HUNTING HORN

1832 PATTERN INFANTRY OFFICER’S SILVER BULLION HUNTING HORN

The branch of service color and metal in the regular army for infantry remained silver and white until the early 1850s when they moved into various shades of light blue and buttons became universally… (142-81). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY INSIGNIA

CIVIL WAR FALSE EMBROIDERED INFANTRY INSIGNIA

Gilt stamped brass infantry insignia imitating bullion embroidery became popular among militia in the 1850s and were often based on the illustrations of the 1851 regulations published by Horstmann.… (142-79). Learn More »


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CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN MARCUS A. MOORE, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRY

Manufactured: Newark, NJ Maker: Sauerbier, Henry Year: Early Civil War Model: Model 1840 transitional with 1860 style grip Size: 34.2 inch blade, 1.17 wide, .353 thick This sword has all true Type 1 features with the exception of the Model 1860 style… (870-159). Learn More »

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