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Accession number 1999.62
Catalog Number 1999.62.5
Object Name Belt
Description US Model 1839 Belt Plate on Original browned-white buff infantry waist Belt. Probably 1863-1865 Civil War manufacture, but represents all infantry after 1851. The outer side of the belt was browned or blacked at one time when regulations changed. There is a brass keeper on the belt. The brass shows traces of the original mint luster and gold wash.
Collection Militaria
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