Mexican to Civil War. 12 ½” long. Intricate woven brass chain in the form of 3/16” rope with 1” long brass eagle head finial. A ring on the end of the beak is affixed to the cross bar for attaching to a buttonhole. The opposite end had a decorative brass cap with threaded collar and hanger to attach to a watch. Some gold gilt remains on the brass. An extraordinary patriotic officer’s accessory, the like which is seldom encountered.
Inventory Number: MIS 083