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Group of Civil War Buttons and Insignia

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
186
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Group of Civil War Buttons and Insignia, c. 1861-65, two "US" bridle rosettes, two brass heart-shaped rosettes, an infantry officer's hat or cap badge with an embroidered "1," a Hardee hat badge, four brass branch of service insignia, and thirteen state buttons, and an 1865 dated 3-cent nickel.
Estimate $250-350

The branch of service and Hardee badge have some missing wire on the back, all in very good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, Badges, Cap badge, Clothing, Hardee hat, Hat, Rosette, Union Army