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    Rare State of Maryland Waist Belt Plate Found on Property in Sharpsburg, Maryland. 84.84 mm x 53.24 mm. 119.5 grams (4.22 ounces). Die-stamped brass with soldered mounting attachments. Unmarked, although Kerksis (Plates and Buckles of the American Military 1795-1874) suggests they were manufactured by Emerson Gaylord, Chicopee, Massachusetts. The consignor has provided a copy of an 1886 Washington County, Maryland land deed describing the property on which this buckle, along with an oval "US" waist belt plate, included in the lot, were found. The die-struck brass oval "US" waist belt plate measures 85.21 mm x 54.20 mm, weighs 4.56 ounces.

    Condition: Very good as ground recovered. The Maryland plate with some dents and dings along the edge.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    10th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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