Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Extremely Rare Stamped Silver Eighteenth Corps Badge by Known Supplier. Shown in the Civil War advertisements of B. T. Hayward, a "Manufacturing Jeweller" in New York City, is this distinctive corps badge, an example of which is in the collection of the Milwaukee Public Museum and also pictured in Stanley Phillips groundbreaking book. It measures 1.25" x 1.25" and consists of a quatrefoil with a recessed foliate center filled with a hardened red wax, designating the First Division of the 18th Corps. In the center of the badge is an intricate six pointed star-like device. Condition is sound with the original t-bar pin and about 80 percent of the red wax center intact. A desirable, well-authenticated badge from the hard fighting Army of the Potomac, complete with an overview of the 18th Corps.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 876

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 1 day left to consign to the 2019 December 7 Historic Flags of World War II Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 September 21 - 22 The David and Janice Frent Collection Presidential &  Political Americana, Part VI Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 September 21 - 22 The David and Janice Frent Collection Presidential & Political Americana, Part VI Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $648,838