Scarce Civil War Belt Plate Company “E” – Ca. 1860 - Inventory Number: BEL 435 / ON-HOLD
Constructed of a die-struck rolled brass face with brass wire belt hooks and lead fill. The faced has a stippled background with silver plated company letter “E” with serifs mounted by a pair of wires clinched through the plate.
Based on contemporary photographs and excavated examples, a quantity was marketed to individual companies shortly before the Civil War. Company letters A through K have been noted. See plate 564 of American Military Belt Plates.
Comes housed in a 6 x 8 inch display case with black velvet backing and descriptive card.
*To purchase this item directly with a credit card, please click on this link.