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211 Classic Wooden Canteen - identified, spout & strap.






 
211 Classic Civil War Wooden Canteen - identified, spout & strap. Untouched and solid classic Gardner Pattern, the trifecta of canteens: identified; spout; and roller-buckle strap. Lathed faces and eleven slats; face marked “B.F. King”; pewter spout; and leather strap with roller-buckle (strap broken); one of the original loops remaining of the same iron material as the ring straps. Casual search for B.F. King resulted in finding the obituary of “B.F. King”, Kemper County, Mississippi, died October 23, 1915; enlisted at 18 years old as member of 2d Mississippi Regiment, Company C serving under Captain Rogers in Armstrong’s Brigade, Forrest Cavalry. The shortened leather cling indicates mounted use. Certainly possible there was more than one B.F. King in service.

$1,995 including shipping/insurance

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210 Quarter Plate Hard Image.


 
 210 Quarter Plate Hard Image. Large ¼ tintype with nice subject matter and very good detail; NCO sword plate eagle and wreath very visible. Housed in a broken case.  
 
$325 including shipping/insurance
 
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209 General Officers Grade Sword Plate Belt, nondug



 
209 General Officers Grade Sword Plate Belt, nondug. Gilted high relief plate with exceptional detail and original keeper. Very difficult to find a true high quality general officers plate.
 
$895 including shipping/insurance
 
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208 1839 Pattern Enlisted “Artillery Plate”, ca. 1839-1851, Nondug




208 1839 Pattern Enlisted “Artillery Plate”, ca. 1839-1851, Nondug. Sturdy cast brass plate worn by both foot and mounted artillery; use continued through the Civil War. Together since the beginning, nice mellow patina.

$555 including shipping

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207 Militia Eagle Plate, Nondug


 
207 Militia Eagle Plate, Nondug. Stamped brass with two belt keepers.  
 
$445 including shipping
 
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206 Officers Sword Belt Plate, ca. 1863, Nondug


 
206 Officers Sword Belt Plate, ca. 1863, Nondug. Stamped brass with very nice detail. This is the variety that the die relief is visible on the back; brenchmark “496”.
 
$335 including shipping
 
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205 NCO Sword Belt Plate, Nondug



205 NCO Sword Belt Plate, Nondug. This one saw use! Three piece applied silver wreath.

 $155 including shipping

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204 Exceedingly Rare Manuscript “R” Button, Nondug


 
204 Exceedingly Rare Manuscript “R” Button, Nondug. Large 23mm coat size “R” button to round-out your manuscript letter collection. The most rare and arguably the most attractive of the manuscript set, and the rarest of the Rifleman buttons. Lots of gilt in all the right places and stand-up straight shank. HALFMANN & TAYLOR MONTGOMERY backmark. Tice # CSR212 and Albert # CS204; Tice states “I am aware of less than six examples ….”
 
$7,350 shipping/insurance included
 
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202 Philadelphia Reserve Brigade Buckle, Pennsylvania Militia, Enlisted, ca. 1862.



 
202 Philadelphia Reserve Brigade Buckle, Pennsylvania Militia, Enlisted, ca. 1862. The Reserve Brigade was established in 1861 as a home guard unit after most of the local militia had mustered into Federal Service. During the war many members of the RB served in Virginia with the 119th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry between 1862-1865. Exceptional condition and one of the most attractive state seal buckles; no need to think about upgrading on this one. Lead back has “dimple” as correct on the original plates. See American Military Belt Plates by O’Donnell & Campbell, Plate 587.
$3,150 including shipping/insurance
 
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201 SCARCE “Medium” US Belt Plate, ca. 1861, Nondug



201 SCARCE “Medium” US Belt Plate, ca. 1861, Nondug. Odd size falling between the large and “baby” size 1839 pattern plates, with “puppy paws”. Difficult size to find. This is the first one I’ve handled that is gilted. See American Military Belt Plates by O’Donnell & Campbell, Plate 516.

$555 shipping included

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200 SNY Puppy Paw Buckle, ca. 1861, Nondug.



 
200 SNY Puppy Paw Buckle, ca. 1861, Nondug. Solid war time plate that saw service.
 
$1075 free shipping

198 Militia Belt Plate, 1832 – 1845, Nondug


 
198 Militia Belt Plate, 1832 – 1845, Nondug. Pre-Civil War plate solid, harder variety to find; two iron belt keepers still present.
 
$565 free shipping

197 Engineers Castle Insignia, ca. 1842, Nondug


 
197 Engineers Castle Insignia, ca. 1842, Nondug. Large 3 inches wide, early variety with 3 layer of blocks between windows.
 
$365 free shipping

196 Engineers Castle Insignia, ca. 1851-1872, Nondug



 
196 Engineers Castle Insignia, ca. 1851-1872, Nondug. Heavy stamped brass; wide file markings on bottom of castle base.
 
$195 free shipping

193 HOLD Militia Belt Plate, Nondug




193 Militia Belt Plate, Nondug

Pre-Civil War plate solid and nice untouched patina; two iron belt keepers still present.

Price: HOLD

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192 Officers Sword Belt Plate, Nondug


192 Officers Sword Belt Plate, Nondug
Solid Civil War buckle, cast brass with applied tongue; benchmark “XXXII”
Price: $275 + $7 shipping
 
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191 Cavalry Officer’s Insignia, Nondug


191 Cavalry Officer’s Insignia, Nondug
 
Gilt die-struck brass; metallic imitation of officer’s 1851 embroidered insignia; 2 ½  inches wide. Uncommon variety and harder to find smaller size.
 
Price: $225 + $7 shipping
 
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190 Artillery Officer’s Insignia, Nondug


190 Artillery Officer’s Insignia, Nondug
 
Gilt die-struck brass; metallic imitation of Artillery Officer’s 1851 embroidered insignia; 2 5/8 inches wide.  
 
Price: $135 + $7 shipping

189 Artillery Enlisted Hat Insignia, 1858 Pattern, Nondug


189 Artillery Enlisted Hat Insignia, 1858 Pattern, Nondug
 
Die-struck brass. This one saw service, not a surplus item; 3 ¼  inches wide;
 
Price: $95+ $7 shipping
 
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185. Militia Panel Plate, ca. 1850-1865


 
185. Militia Panel Plate, ca. 1850-1865. Iron plate in solid condition.
 
Price: 275 + $7 shipping
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184. Enlisted “NCO” Belt Plate, Regulation 1851, Non-dug


 
 184. Enlisted “NCO” Belt Plate, Regulation 1851, Non-dug. Applied nickel-silver wreath. Pleasing glassy patina.
 
Price: 295 + $7 shipping
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