Die-stamped brass face, lead filled, brass tongue. Note the one we carry is sand-cast brass. This well-struck plate resembles the lead-filled US Model 1851 sword plate. Its craftsmanship indicates northern (or European) manufacturer probably during the 1850’s. After the war, the La. motto was altered to read “Union first”. Many solid cast versions of this plate were produced after the war.
The belt is made of 8 oz. leather, length is custom fit to customer's size with a brass hook and 2 keepers. Available in Russet, Black or Natural. This belt is made to the dimensions of your buckle.
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Confederate Belt Buckles and Plates” by Steve E. Mullinax, Pg. 147 plate #268