Civil War Relicman,
USA, changed hands 70 times in the Civil War!
|P3546...Confederate tongue and wreath buckle, CS, Virginia style tongue with flat bar, letters not proportionate, keepers are plain, wreath adorned with laurel leaves, cast, Confederate wartime manufacture. Buckle depicts "CS" and is a two part tongue and wreath plate broadly used in the Confederacy. This style is noted for lettering with small fat letters not proportionate, the top of the S is much smaller than the bottom, wreath with laurel leaves, and plain keepers which are not symmetrical. Plate is cast, tongue disc bar is flat, wreath has a channel around the back side of the wreath. Plate is believed to have been made in Virginia Virginia during the war and production may have been shared with more than one manufacturer, there can be variations one casting to the next.
Ref: Mullinax Expanded Edition, Plate 009.
Dug plate. Plate is a marriage, the parts are correct but were found at two different locations, fit is correct and types are correct. Recovered: Virginia campaign.
For sale..........$1,500....Sale pending.
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