Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
Thank you for your patience as we bring our website back online. Any auctions currently open or opening soon have updated closing times and will run on the schedules posted here.
You may resume bidding and tracking at this time. Bids placed anytime Friday may have not been recorded, so please check your MyBids and update accordingly or contact client services for assistance.

    Description

    Rare Cased Civil War Cavalry Lieutenant's Shoulder Straps and Hat Insignia Identified to Lt. Jeremiah Duesler, Company G, 4th Michigan Cavalry. The leatherette covered wooden case measures 5.25" x 9.25", with a single rule border and "Lt. J. Duesler / 4th. MICH. CAV." gilt-stamped on the top of the hinged lid. The inside of the lid has a purple silk lining and the lower portion of the box is lined in purple velvet. In a fitted compartment is Lt. Duesler's hat insignia, measuring 3" x 2" with beautifully detailed embroidered bullion crossed swords and a metal number "4" affixed above. A coiled-wire border surrounds the central emblem and all is mounted on a dark-blue velvet backing over a copper backing. Both mounting eyelets are present. Mounted above and below the hat insignia in fitted compartments is a matched set of uncommon round-bordered cavalry shoulder straps. The bullion single border and rank devices are over a yellow wool field. The straps measure approximately 1.25" x 3.5". Two or three small insect holes appear in the yellow field, otherwise all insignia is in very good or better condition. The box is scuffed and some loss has occurred to the leatherette, otherwise the hinges and closing mechanism are sound and in very good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 604

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 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
    Consign to the 2020 March 29 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    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