Great 1840s-1850s Massachusetts 1st Corps Cadets Belt Buckle
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Great 1840s-1850s Massachusetts 1st Corps Cadets Belt Buckle

Code: uapg00045vi

$495.00




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ARTIFACT: This is a great belt buckle worn by the 45th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, aka "The Cadet Regiment" for nine months during 1862-1863. The buckle shows a wonderfully-fashioned six-pointed star with a cross at center and reads MONSTRAT VIAM 1741 ("It Points the Way").

VINTAGE: Circa 1840s-1850s.

SIZE: 2-5/8" height and 3-9/16" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass.

ATTACHMENT: Rectangular loop and hook.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBBDX08 LHIEX6/10 SLEGE8/14 SLDIEX6/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): Buckle shows moderate overall wear and has a beautiful patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.