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Texas 2pc Spoon - Circa 1860 to 1885 BKL057

$35.00
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BKL057

Cast brass and cast star applied over original eagle motif. Unusual plate with Ames style wreath. Star plates were frequently worn by police and military suppliers having converted his excess 2 piece eagle plate. This might be a CS conversion of a pre-war militia plate. It belongs to the confederate plates section of a represented early collection — Virginia Historical Society.

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“American Military Plates” by Michael O’Donnell, Pg. 210, plate #318 and “Confederate Belt Buckles and Plates” by Steven E. Mullinax, Pg. 159, plate #290