civil war belt plates or something else?

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Went to a new permission to today for about and hour just to see whats going on there...Its a bed and breakfast. .11acres..The inn was built in 1760s..2nd family since it was built. ..Anyway was just roaming around this field and I got this hit that said it was 6inch down. ..Dug down and it was more like 10...New it was going to be big... this is what I saw.
I could not believe it....I was over the moon
So I slowed down and about 50 feet from there I found this...thought it was the other half but I was wrong...Its the eagle. ..Now I dont know why these would be there...If they are civil war. .I know there was training camps in the area...
Any help with I'd would be great....
I do know there was fighting going on in the revolutionary war...BUT I DONT THINK SO.....Thanks in advance. ..
George. .
 

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ATpro5

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I'm no expert but it looks pre civil war to me. I'll let the experts determine that. Either way its an amazing find and something I've never seen before.
 

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Rare finds vino!The sash buckle portion with the eagle is a seldom found US 1833 NCO "Non-commissioned -Officer" buckle.The sash buckle with the crossed cannons is a portion of another for the artillery!They must have been worn together?
 
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Rare find vino!The sash buckle with the eagle is a seldom found US 1833 NCO buckle.The sash buckle with the crossed cannons is a portion of another for the artillery

Omg! Absolutely incredible
 
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Rare find vino!The sash buckle with the eagle is a seldom found US 1833 NCO buckle.The sash buckle with the crossed cannons is a portion of another for the artillery

Nco??? and thanks for the info....Im clueless. ...
 

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Those are some of the coolest finds i've ever seen! Congrats!
 
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George... It sounds like they may be authentic from DigIron2's post! I had no clue. By the way, NCO means Non-Commissioned Officer or in other words a Sergeant.

Frank

Ohhh ok thanks frank
 

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That is a Waist Belt Plate, 1832 Pattern, Artillery Enlisted, 1832-1839. See page 165 of Michael O'Donnell's "American Military Belt Plates". These two pieces go together, they are not from separate buckles.

That is one heck of a find!!
 

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You are unbelievable. That is amazing.
 
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That is a Waist Belt Plate, 1832 Pattern, Artillery Enlisted, 1832-1839. See page 165 of Michael O'Donnell's "American Military Belt Plates". These two pieces go together, they are not from separate buckles.

That is one heck of a find!!

Thats awsome steve...Thanks...for the link..
 
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Now here is pic of them together. ..
 

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I put in a banner vote !!! To find both peices of such an historical item just simply amazing.
 
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I put in a banner vote !!! To find both peices of such an historical item just simply amazing.

Thank you unfound..
George
 

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Looks like a BANNER find to me. It's tough enough to find a complete half buckle, but both pieces in fantastic condition, wow. You've got my vote.
 

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Absolutely amazing finds! :notworthy: You are really tearing it up lately. Keep the great finds coming Vino. :thumbsup:
 

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