Sword Belt and Plate - Inventory Number: BEL 251 / Sold
The regulation 1851 pattern, brass, eagle waist belt plate is the rectangular, concave, detailed plate that measures 84.29 mm long x 52 mm high, the cast brass plate has an integral tongue on the reverse and the three-piece, nickel-silver wreath with the tips reaching above the eagle's wings. The wreath remains strongly secured to the front face. The plate face has an even, patina and exhibits well-defined edges. A beautiful example of this plate. The original leather belt has quite a history as evident by the addition of sizing holes and period alterations. Quite possible CS usage.
Inventory Number: BEL 251 / Sold