Pair of Mexican-American War Era (1840s) US Infantry Shoulder Boards

Pair of Mexican-American War Era (1840s) US Infantry Shoulder Boards

Code: uai00038a

SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description


WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a pair of shoulder boards from the Mexican-American War era. The boards are quite imposing, even with age: a horseshoe-shaped fixture at the base of each board allows a mass of coils to cascade over the shoulder.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1840's.

SIZE: Approximately 9-5/8" in height and 7" in width and 2-1/4" in depth (each board).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Textured cotton, wood, bullion threads, wire spring coils, twine, silk ribbon and backing, wool padding, cardboard backing.

ATTACHMENT: Ribbon with twine.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAFJX07 LDGEX8/10 SLCGEX6/16 SeVDGEX01/20

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine-Very Fine): Shoulder boards have moderate to heavy soiling and tarnish but everything is intact.

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