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  • Artillery Officer’s Insignia / SOLD

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    Artillery Officer’s Insignia - Inventory Number: INS 236 / SOLD

    This stamped brass device is an excellent example of a Civil War artillery officer's hat insignia. Device features two crossed cannon with embossed pattern made to mimic the regulation insignia that was constructed of embroidered bullion thread, these stamped brass variants were much sturdier in the field.  This specimen is in very good condition.  The one-piece insignia measures about 1 ½ inches wide and is 1” high.  This piece retains nearly all its original gold guilt finish, untarnished.  There are no bends or dents.  Piece retains all four original, small brass wires soldered to the body.  Reference Campbell & O'Donnell's "Headgear Insignia."

    Comes housed in 5 inch x 6 inch riker display case with black velvet backing and descriptive card.

    Inventory Number: ART 236 / SOLD