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Fakes, reproductions, replicas,
Confederate buckles

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Plate references refer to Confederate Belt Buckles & Plates, Expanded Edition, by Steve E. Mullinax.


CS two part plates, fantasy  patterns    


CS two part Richmond or Virginia style, Confederate plates 001, and 003 to 005 


CS two piece buckle, script letter style, Confederate plate 002  


CS two part plates, exaggerated serif, Confederate plate 006   


CS two piece buckle, pointed serif, Confederate plates 007 and 008  


CS two part buckle, flat back, disproportionate S, Confederate plates 009 to 012  


CS two part buckle, balls serifs, Confederate plates 013 to 014 


CS two piece buckle, Haiman style, Confederate plates 015 through 018 


CS two part buckle, fat letters, Confederate plates 019 to 0024  
 

CS two piece buckle, Gothic letter style, Confederate plates 025 to 027    


CS two piece buckles, Leech & Rigdon,  Confederate plates 030 to 044  


CS two part buckle, coin style, Confederate plates 054 to 056   


CS two part buckles, ringed wreath style, Confederate plates 057 to 061   


CSA two part buckles, Confederate plates  062 to 064, & 346   


CS two part buckle, artillery style, Confederate plates 066 to 067  


Confederate two part buckle, artillery style plain face, Confederate plate 068  


Confederate Navy two part buckle, fouled anchor style, Confederate plates 080 & 081 


CSA rectangle belt plate, Atlanta style, Confederate plates 084 to 101 


CSA rectangle buckles, Virginia style, Confederate plates 102 to 109 


CSA rectangle buckle, pewter, Confederate plates 112 & 113  


CSA rectangle, big cast buckle, Confederate plates 114 to 117   


CS cast rectangle clip corner buckle, Confederate plates 125 to 132   


CS or CSA oval, fantasy plate 


CS oval egg style buckle, Confederate plates 136 to 139 


CS oval plate, "regulation", Confederate plates 144 to 147 


CS oval, Breckinridge style, Confederate plates 148 to 156      


CS oval buckle with eleven stars, Confederate plate 159 


CSA oval buckle, Confederate plate 161  


Frame buckles, Confederate plates 163 to 183  
 


Alabama two part plates, Confederate plates 210 to 214 


Alabama sword plate, Confederate plate 215 


Georgia two piece buckles, Confederate plates 230 to 241     
 


Georgia oval plates, Confederate plates 242 to 245  


Georgia rectangle buckle, Confederate plates 246 to 247  


GMI, Georgia Military Institute shoulder plate, Confederate plate 253  


Louisiana two piece buckles, Confederate plates 266 to 279 


Louisiana lead filled rectangle buckle, Confederate plates 282 to 286 

Louisiana rectangle belt plate, active pelican, Confederate plates 287 to 288   

Maryland oval plates, Confederate plates 303 & 304 
 

Maryland sword plate, Confederate plate 305 

Mississippi oval, patterns 306 and 307 
 

Star two part buckles, Confederate plate 311 to 317 

Star two piece buckle, rectangle tongue, Confederate plate 318 

Texas sword plate, Confederate plate 324 & 325 

Star oval patterns, Texas or Mississippi, Confederate plates 328 and 329  

Vicksburg Sharpshooters two part buckle, Confederate plate 330 

North Carolina two piece buckles, Confederate plates 332 to 337 

North Carolina oval, Confederate plates 338 & 339 

North Carolina 6th Infantry, Confederate plates 340 to 345 

South Carolina rectangle plates, Confederate plates 375 to 388   

South Carolina oval plates, Confederate plates 389 to 392   
 

South Carolina round shoulder plates, Confederate plates 393 to 400  

Virginia two part buckles, Confederate plates 404 to 428  

Virginia rectangle buckle,  Confederate plates 431 to 433  
 

Virginia sword plate, Confederate plate 434  
 

Virginia sword plate number "29"  
    

Virginia shoulder plate, Confederate plates 436 to 439 

Mount Vernon Guards 175th Regiment, Confederate plate 450  


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