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South Carolina rectangle plates, Confederate plates 375 to 388
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The originals of most South Carolina panel plates were stamped brass on heavy sheet, soldered hooks, no lead backing
South Carolina panel plate, manufactured by
Plate is thin and will bend.
Buckle measures 62.2mm x 78.2mm.
Editor note: Plate was obtained directly from Historical Reproductions, Jeff Posey, as a sample of his production to be used in this presentation. Maker marks are present but they are weak.
South Carolina rectangle
Plate measures 48.7mm to 49.1mm (plate is not square) X 65mm.
Editor note: This plate was submitted to me for evaluation and rejected. The current owner got this plate from a shop in Southport, North Carolina, this plate was part of a deal with other questionable plates. This is a cast "fantasy". It was made from one of the South Carolina rectangle panel plates.
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