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P1989 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 507.
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Buckle is left handed, arrow hooks under the "S".Dug plate, arrow hooks intact.Recovered: Fishers Hill, Virginia, Shenandoah Valley 1864 campaign.
For Sale. ************* $200.

P2047 ### Federal oval plate, US, small size, cartridge box plate, Pittman design, Marked: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN".
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: William H Smith, Brooklyn, New York, 1840's to early war.Marked: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN".Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 528
Small size plate measures 41mm x 72mm approx. Dug plate, hooks missing, marked. Recovered: Virginia campaign.
For Sale. ************* $300.

P3567 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 501, 502.(illustrations appear to be same die, noted for manufacturing variability)
Dug plate, arrow hooks intact.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $225. ......Sale pending

P3571 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 504, (illustration is marked, most are not marked)
Dug plate, arrow hooks intact.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3583 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, die pattern attributed to E GAYLORD.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: Emerson Gaylord, Springfield Massachusetts, 1850's to end of the war. Attribution to E Gaylord is estimated, Gaylord produced large quantities using many dies with small variations.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plates 491, 505, or 506, (illustrations are all believed to represent variations of the same Gaylord die).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3584 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, die pattern attributed to E GAYLORD.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: Emerson Gaylord, Springfield Massachusetts, 1850's to end of the war. Attribution to E Gaylord is estimated, Gaylord produced large quantities using many dies with small variations.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plates 491, 505, or 506, (illustrations are all believed to represent variations of the same Gaylord die).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150. ......Sold

P3585 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 504., (illustration is waist plate arrow hooks, this cartridge box plate features the same die)
Plate measures: 56mm x 87mm, approx.Dug plate, both hooks intact.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3591 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, Marked: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN".
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: William H Smith, Brooklyn, New York, 1850's to early war.Marks: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN", stamped in lead.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 483 (illustration is a buckle, same maker and die).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, one hook, marked.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3611 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks.
Dug plate, arrow hooks intact, rim damage.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $50.

P3626 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, Pittman die design..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Attribution to Pittman is based on similarity of die design with other marked plates.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate Plates 479, (illustration is Pittman marked, this appears to be same or similar die design, either not marked or mark obscured).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact. It is a dug plate but hooks are good enough to use on a cartridge box.Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $175.

P3630 ### Federal oval plate, US, small size, cartridge box plate, Boyd design.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Attribution to Boyd is based on similarity of die design with other marked plates.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 532, (illustration is marked, this appears to be same die design).
Small size plate measures 41mm x 72mm approx. Nondug plate.
For Sale. ************* $250.

P3636 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 504, (illustration is marked, most are not marked)
Dug plate, arrow hooks intact, with fragment of leather.Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $225.

P3637 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 501, 502.(illustrations appear to be same die, noted for manufacturing variability)
Dug plate, arrow hooks intact.Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $250.

P3641 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, die pattern attributed to E GAYLORD.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: Emerson Gaylord, Springfield Massachusetts, 1850's to end of the war. Attribution to E Gaylord is estimated, Gaylord produced large quantities using many dies with small variations.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 487, (illustration is for marked waist plate, this is similar die, but not exact).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact.Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3642 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate with stud hooks, Marked: “J. IDEN/137 ELM ST. N.Y.”.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: J. Iden, 137 Elm St., New York, 1857 to 1865. Die design is distinct, rounded U, S with low arc.Marked: “J. IDEN/137 ELM ST. N.Y.”Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two stud hooks usually covered with brass cap peened onto the studs, covered with thin coat of lead and brass, tongue is thick and tapered. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate Plate 493.
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, stud hooks intact, some bends, solder back is flaking marks are not visible.Recovered: Fort Worth, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $125.

P3643 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 504, (illustration is marked, most are not marked)
Dug plate, arrow hooks intact, with fragment of leather.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $250.

P3647 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, die pattern attributed to E GAYLORD.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: Emerson Gaylord, Springfield Massachusetts, 1850's to end of the war. Attribution to E Gaylord is estimated, Gaylord produced large quantities using many dies with small variations.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 487, (illustration is for marked waist plate, this is similar die, but not exact).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, hooks missing. Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $100.

P3648 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate,.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: not determined, 1850's to end of the war.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 507, (illustration is waist plate arrow hooks, die is similar for this cartridge box plate)
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, one hook missing.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $125.

P3649 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, Marked: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN".
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: William H Smith, Brooklyn, New York, 1850's to early war.Marks: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN", stamped in lead.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 483 (illustration is a buckle, same maker and die).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact, marked.Recovered: "True Blue 1969", Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $250.

P3650 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 504., (illustration is waist plate arrow hooks, this cartridge box plate features the same die)
Dug plate, both hooks intact.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3652 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, die pattern attributed to E GAYLORD.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: Emerson Gaylord, Springfield Massachusetts, 1850's to end of the war. Attribution to E Gaylord is estimated, Gaylord produced large quantities using many dies with small variations.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plates 491, 505, or 506, (illustrations are all believed to represent variations of the same Gaylord die).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks present, bent.Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3653 ### Federal oval plate, US, waist belt plate, arrow hooks..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as waist belt plate with two arrow hooks. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 501, 502.(illustrations appear to be same die, noted for manufacturing variability)
Dug plate, arrow hooks intact, with fragment of leather.Recovered: Kellys Ford, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $225.

P3654 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture is not determined. Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate, not listed.
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, one hook missing.Recovered: Kellys Ford, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $125.

P3655 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 504., (illustration is waist plate arrow hooks, this cartridge box plate features the same die)
Dug plate, hooks missing. Recovered: Groveton, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $125.

P3657 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, die pattern attributed to E GAYLORD.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: Emerson Gaylord, Springfield Massachusetts, 1850's to end of the war. Attribution to E Gaylord is estimated, Gaylord produced large quantities using many dies with small variations.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 487, (illustration is for marked waist plate, this is similar die, but not exact).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact.Recovered: northern Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $150.

P3658 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate,.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: not determined, 1850's to end of the war.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 507, (illustration is waist plate arrow hooks, die is similar for this cartridge box plate)
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, hooks missing. Recovered: Groveton, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $100.

P3659 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, die pattern attributed to E GAYLORD.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: Emerson Gaylord, Springfield Massachusetts, 1850's to end of the war. Attribution to E Gaylord is estimated, Gaylord produced large quantities using many dies with small variations.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plates 491, 505, or 506, (illustrations are all believed to represent variations of the same Gaylord die).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, hooks missing. Recovered: "Centreville, Alabama camp", Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $100.

P3660 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate.
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell & Campbell, Plate 504., (illustration is waist plate arrow hooks, this cartridge box plate features the same die)
Dug plate, hooks missing. Recovered: Poolsville, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $100.

P3670 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, Pittman die design..
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Attribution to Pittman is based on similarity of die design with other marked plates.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate Plates 479, (illustration is Pittman marked, this appears to be same or similar die design, either not marked or mark obscured).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact.Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $175.

P3671 ### Federal oval plate, US, cartridge box plate, Marked: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN".
Plate is oval, with US. Use of the oval plate was authorized by the Regulation of 1839, most large size plates were manufactured 1850's and during the Civil War, and were intended for use by Federal enlisted troops, but many were also issued to state units. Waist plates were mounted on leather belts worn outside of the jacket to hold the cartridge box, cap box, and other accoutrements. Cartridge boxplates of the same die design were attached to the flap of the cartridge box. Manufacture of the US oval ended in 1865, the metal cartridge boxplate was discontinued in the Regulation of 1864.Manufacture: William H Smith, Brooklyn, New York, 1850's to early war.Marks: "W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN", stamped in lead.Plate is die stamped, solder filled, configured as cartridge box plate with iron wire hooks bent to form a loop, both ends bent upward. Reference: O'Donnell Campbell, Plate 483 (illustration is a buckle, same maker and die).
Plate measures 55mm x 87mm approx. Dug plate, both hooks intact, marked, bends.Recovered: Fairfax Station, Virginia, Manassas campaign, 1861 or 1862.
For Sale. ************* $100.


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