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Lot 5225
A group of American military headgear insignia
Sold for US$ 585 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A group of American military headgear insignia
circa 1833-75
Comprising: 1) A scarce New Hampshire militia officer's cap plate, die-struck gilt brass comprising a stand of flags, drums and guns below the seal of the State of New Hampshire surmounted by an eagle; reverse with two wire fasteners; circa 1850, width: 2 5/8". 2) Die-struck gilt brass rifleman's bugle insignia, c. 1850-61, length: 2 5/8". 3) Model 1858 cap insignia, die-struck brass, reverse retains on loop, length: 2 1/2". 4) Three die-struck brass Model 1858 infantry bugle horn cap insignia, one with gilt finish, length: 3 1/2". 5) Model 1858 die-struck brass cavalry insignia, length: 3 1/2". 6) Model 1858 die-struck brass artillery insignia, length: 3 1/2". 7) Model 1833 shako plume holder, molded with leaves, front with grenade. 8) Two-piece Model 1859 USMC shield and wreath plate.
Condition: Most fine. 6) Worn.
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