Stones River Trading Company

UNION PLATES

UP613.                      NICE U S BOX PLATE DUG BY ONE OF THE PIONEERS OF RELIC COLLECTING, SYDNEY KERKSIS, THE FACE IS IN GREAT
                                  SHAPE AND HAS A PLEASING MEDIUM BROWN PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD AND REMNANTS OF THE HOOKS
                                  IT IS MARKED WITH THE LOCATION WHERE IT WAS DUG IN JULY OF 1961, COMES WITH AN EARLY ID TAG
                                                                             $185.00

UP812.                         ONE OF THE FINEST E. GAYLORD MARKED BUCKLES YOU WILL EVER SEE, THE FACE HAS A BEAUTIFUL, MELLOW
                                     BRASS PATINA, STRONG CRISP LETTERS AND NO DAMAGE, THE REVERSE HAS FULL SLICK LEAD AND A GREAT
                                     E. GAYLORD STAMPING, IT IS THE EARLY STYLE WITH THE LEAD COVERED "PUPPY PAW" STUD HOOKS, STILL HAS
                                     A NICE BODY CURVE, YOU MAY NEVER SEE A NICER EXAMPLE
                                                     $495.00

UP811.                          ONE OF THE RAREST AND MOST SOUGHT AFTER FEDERAL PLATES, AN OHIO BREAST PLATE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE,
                                      THE FACE HAS SOME SLIGHT GROUND ACTION BUT STILL HAS SHARP DETAIL, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD THAT
                                      LOOKS TO HAVE BEEN STABILIZED AT THE EDGE, REMNANTS OF THE BRASS ATTACHMENT LOOPS, THIS IS A VERY
                                      RARE PLATE THAT MOST COLLECTIONS ARE LACKING
                                                     $2,885.00

UP810.                           U S WAIST BELT PLATE IN GREAT SHAPE, THE FACE HAS A SMOOTH DARK BROWN PATINA AND NO DAMAGE, THE
                                       REVERSE HAS FULL, SLICK LEAD EXCEPT FOR A FEW SMALL FLAKES AT THE RIM, RETAINS A NICE BODY CURVE
                                       AND ALL THREE HOOKS ARE STRONG ENOUGH THAT IT COULD BE WORN TODAY, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS
                                       AGO IN THE ATLANTA, GA AREA, PLATES THIS NICE JUST AREN'T DUG TODAY
                                                                                  $265.00

UP805.                           MODEL 1851 SWORD BELT PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THIS IS A NON-DUG EXAMPLE AND IS AN OFFICER'S
                                      BUCKLE HAVING THE CAST IN WREATH, THE FACE SHOWS WEAR BUT STILL HAS GREAT DETAIL, THE REVERSE HAS
                                      THE MID WAR MEDIUM WIDTH TONGUE WHICH HAS BEEN SLIGHTLY NARROWED TO FIT A DIFFERENT KEEPER, I
                                      THINK THESE ARE ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE FEDERAL PLATES, THEY ALSO SAW A LOT OF USE BY SOUTHERN
                                      SOLDIERS
                                                      $295.00

UP802.                          V M M, VOLUNTEER MAINE MILITIA BOX PLATE IN GOOD SHAPE, THE FACE HAS STRONG LETTERS AND A DARK
                                      GREEN PATINA, IT DOES HAVE SOME BUILD UP ON THAT COULD PROBABLY BE CLEANED IF DESIRED, THIS IS
                                      GREATLY EXAGGERATED BY THE DIGITAL PICTURE, IT LOOKS MUCH BETTER IN PERSON, THESE DIDN'T HAVE A
                                      LOT OF LEAD BACKING BUT A LARGE PART IS MISSING, WHEN DUG THERE WAS A PIECE MISSING AT THE TOP
                                      CENTER THAT HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY REPAIRED, GREAT PLATE FOR THE PRICE
                                                                                    $585.00

UP799.                            EXCELLENT U S BOX PLATE, THIS PLATE HAS THE PRETTIEST FACE OF ANY DUG PLATE YOU MAY EVER SEE, IT HAS
                                        A SLICK, CHOCOLATE BROWN PATINA AND NO DAMAGE, THE REVERSE IS ALSO IN GREAT CONDITION WITH FULL
                                        LEAD AND BOTH ATTACHMENT LOOPS STANDING STRAIGHT AND STRONG, IT IS EVEN MAKER MARKED BY E.
                                        GAYLORD, UNFORTUNATELY MOST OF THE MARK HAS BEEN OBSCURED BY SOME RUST BLEED THROUGH, YOU
                                        COULD SEARCH FOR YEARS AND NEVER FIND A BETTER EXAMPLE
                                                                                        $285.00

UP798.                            FEDERAL BREAST PLATE IN GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE IS IN ABOUT PERFECT SHAPE WITH NO DAMAGE, IT DOES
                                        SHOW GOOD WEAR LETTING US KNOW IT SAW A LOT OF USE BEFORE BEING LOST, THE REVERSE HAS NEARLY
                                        FULL LEAD EXCEPT AROUND THE EDGE WHERE IT HAS FLAKED AWAY, HAS REMNANTS OF THE HOOKS, NICE PLATE
                                        RECOVERED HERE IN MURFREESBORO, TN
                                                                                                                       $120.00

UP794.                           MODEL 1851 SWORD BELT PLATE IN GOOD DUG CONDITION, THIS IS THE NCO OR ENLISTED MAN'S STYLE WITH
                                       THE APPLIED SILVER WREATH WHICH IS MIA, SHOWS GOOD WEAR ON THE HIGH SPOTS, THE REVERSE HAS THE
                                       EARLY NARROW TONGUE
                                                                                                                          $195.00

UP790.                          U S BOX PLATE, THE FACE LOOKS GREAT WITH AN EVEN, CHOCOLATE BROWN PATINA, HAS A COUPLE OF VERY
                                      SMALL SCRATCHES THAT ARE GREATLY MAGNIFIED IN THE PICTURE, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD AND IS
                                      MAKER MARKED W.H. SMITH / BROOKLYN, THE MARK IS LEGIBLE BUT A LITTLE FUZZY
                                                                                                                           $180.00

UP789.                            VERY NICE FEDERAL BOX PLATE DUG IN MURFREESBORO, TN MANY YEARS AGO, THE FACE HAS AN EVEN, DARK
                                        BROWN PATINA AND NO DAMAGE, THE REVERSE HAS FULL, SMOOTH LEAD EXCEPT FOR ONE SMALL SPOT BY THE
                                        EDGE, AS USUAL, ONLY REMNANTS OF THE LOOPS REMAIN, NICE PLATE
                                                                                                                            $145.00

UP778.                          MODEL 1839 "BABY" U S WAIST BELT PLATE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, THE FACE HAS AN ATTRACTIVE MELLOW
                                      BRASS PATINA AND ONLY A COUPLE OF SMALL DINGS, THE REVERSE HAS FULL, SLICK LEAD AND BOTH HOOKS ARE
                                      PRESENT, THIS WOULD BE A GREAT BUCKLE TO PUT ON A BELT AND WEAR TODAY
                                                                                                              $335.00

UP774.                           EAGLE BREAST PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE IS NEARLY PERFECT WITH JUST ONE SMALL DING IN
                                       THE RIM, GREAT DETAIL TO THE EAGLE AND A SMOOTH CHOCOLATE BROWN PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS FULL
                                       LEAD, AS USUAL THE HOOKS HAVE DETERIATED AWAY, IT WOULD BE DIFFICULT TO FIND A NICER EXAMPLE, IT
                                       LOOKS MUCH NICER IN PERSON THAN IN THE PICTURES
                                                                                                                                      $145.00

UP769.                           NON-DUG U S BOX PLATE IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, THE FACE HAS AN ATTRACTIVE MELLOW BRASS PATINA, THE
                                       REVERSE HAS FULL, SLICK LEAD WITH BOTH ATTACHMENT LOOPS STANDING STRAIGHT, WILL DISPLAY GREAT
                                       ON ITS ON, OR WILL REALLY SET OFF A CARTRIDGE BOX
                                                                                                          $250.00

UP767.                           FEDERAL EAGLE BREAST PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE HAS AN EVEN DARK BROWN PATINA AND NO
                                       DAMAGE, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD WITH ONLY SOME MINIMAL SURFACE FLAKING, IT SHOWS THE RED CLAY
                                       FROM WHERE IT WAS DUG IN NORTH GEORGIA, GREAT LOOKING PLATE
                                                                                                                                      $140.00

UP764.                            MODEL 1851 SWORD BELT PLATE IN EXCELLENT DUG CONDITION, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO AT CAMP
                                        STANLEY HERE IN MURFREESBORO, THIS IS THE NCO OR ENLISTED MANS STYLE WITH THE APPLIED SILVER
                                        WREATH WHICH IS NEARLY ALWAYS MISSING BUT THIS ONE STILL RETAINS APPROX. 50% OF THE WREATH, HAS
                                        GREAT DETAIL TO THE FACE, THE REVERSE HAS THE EARLY STYLE LONG, NARROW TONGUE, HAS A BENCH MARK
                                        THAT I CAN'T QUITE MAKE OUT, VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF AN ATTRACTIVE PLATE
                                                                                                               $285.00

UP763.                           BURNSIDE EAGLE SHOULDER OR BREAST PLATE, THE BURNSIDE PLATES ARE MUCH RARER THAN THE STANDARD
                                       BREAST PLATE, THIS EXAMPLE IS IN GOOD CONDITION, THERE IS A SMALL CUT SPOT THAT DOESN'T EXTEND INTO
                                       THE EAGLE, HAS A DARK BROWN PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS NEARLY FULL LEAD EXCEPT FOR SOME SLIGHT LOSS
                                       IN ONE AREA BY THE RIM, NICE EXAMPLE OF A VERY DIFFICULT PLATE TO FIND
                                                                                                                                            $235.00

UP761.                        U S BOX PLATE IN WONDERFUL CONDITION, THIS PLATE WAS DUG OVER 30 YEARS AGO HERE IN MURFREESBORO
                                    THE FACE HAS AN EVEN DARK CHOCOLATE PATINA AND NO DAMAGE, THE REVERSE HAS BOTH ATTACHING LOOPS
                                    STANDING STRAIGHT AND TALL, HAS FULL SLICK LEAD, PLATES OF THIS QUALITY JUST AREN'T FOUND ANY MORE
                                                                                                                    $215.00

UP756.                        MODEL 1851 SWORD BELT PLATE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, THIS IS THE OFFICER'S MODEL WITH THE CAST
                                    WREATH, THE FACE HAS GREAT DETAIL WITH WEAR ON THE HIGH POINTS LETTING US KNOW IT SAW USE, THE
                                    REVERSE HAS THE WIDER MID-WAR PRODUCTION TONGUE, STILL HAS A NICE BODY CURVE, I THINK THESE
                                    WERE THE MOST ATTRACTIVE FEDERAL BUCKLE
                                                                                                                      $325.00

UP751.                       CARBINE SLING BUCKLE IN OUTSTANDING DUG CONDITION, IT IS JUST AS DUG WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS,
                                   IT HAS AN EVEN LIGHT BROWN PATINA, BOTH HOOKS STILL MOVE FREELY, THE REVERSE IS STAMPED BY THE
                                   MAKER, E. GAYLORD, AND THE INSPECTOR, T.J. SHEPERD, WOULD BE ABOUT IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND A NICER DUG
                                   EXAMPLE
                                                                                                    $185.00

UP749.                       U S BOX PLATE IN VERY GOOD DUG CONDITION, THE FACE WOULD IS ABOUT PERFECT EXCEPT FOR A SMALL RUST
                                   SPOT, HAS A EVEN MEDIUM BROWN PATINA, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD, NICE PLATE RECOVERED IN NC
                                                                                                                                                            $130.00

UP742.                     FEDERAL EAGLE SHOULDER OR BREAST PLATE IN GOOD DUG CONDITION, THIS WAS RECOVERED SEVERAL YEARS
                                 AGO IN THE CHICKAMAUGA, GA AREA, THE FACE HAS WEAR BUT STILL HAS GOOD DETAIL, IT IS SLIGHTLY CONCAVED
                                 THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD
                                                                                                                                                                $85.00

UP739.                        S N Y, STATE OF NEW YORK BUCKLE, HAS A NICE FACE BUT DOES HAVE DAMAGE TO APPROX. 1/3rd OF THE RIM, THE
                                    REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD EXCEPT FOR SOME SLIGHT LOSS AT THE RIM, HAS THE EARLY STYLE PUPPY PAW STUD
                                    HOOKS, THE TONGUE IS MIA, NOT PRISTINE BY A LONG SHOT BUT STILL A NICE STATE PLATE
                                                                                                                                                                  $365.00

UP731.                      U S BOX PLATE IN FANTASTIC DUG CONDITION, THE FACE HAS A MEDIUM BROWN PATINA AND NO DAMAGE, THE
                                  REVERSE HAS 100% LEAD REMAINING AND ONE ATTACHMENT LOOP, IT ALSO HAS STRONG BOYD AND SONS / BOSTON
                                  MAKER'S MARK, PLATES IN THIS EXCELLENT CONDITION JUST AREN'T BEING FOUND ANYMORE
                                                                                                                                                $285.00

UP726.                     TRIPLE MARKED EAGLE BREAST PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THE FACE HAS AN EVEN MEDIUM BROWN PATINA,
                                 HAS ONE SMALL CUT AT THE BOTTOM EDGE, GREAT DETAIL TO THE EAGLE, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD FILL THAT
                                 HAS A STRONG W.H. WILKINSON / SPRINGFIELD MASS STAMPING, IT IS ALSO STAMPED BY INSPECTOR T.J. SHEPARD
                                 NEAR THE TOP EDGE, IT IS STAMPED U.S BUT THIS IS DOWN NEAR THE CUT AND HARD TO SEE, NICE PLATE MARKED BY
                                 A SCARCE MAKER
                                                                                         $295.00

UP715.                         THIS IS THE EARLIEST STYLE OF STATE OF NEW YORK, S N Y BUCKLE, THIS STYLE WAS MADE FROM 1840 - 1844,
                                     EASILY RECOGNIZED BY THE USE OF WIRE FOR THE HOOKS, THIS EXAMPLE WAS RECOVERED FROM A SHIP
                                     WREAK OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH CAROLINA, IT IS IN MUCH BETTER CONDITION THAN MOST I'VE SEEN, THE
                                     BRASS FACE HAS A MELLOW PATINA AND SEVERAL VERY SMALL DINGS ON THE N, IT IS ALSO BOWED SLIGHTLY
                                     INWARD, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD, THE WIRE HOOKS HAVE DETERIATED AWAY, NICE EXAMPLE OF A RARE
                                     BUCKLE
                                                                                                                                                                               $290.00

UP712.                          MAKER MARKED, BABY U S BOX PLATE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THIS IS A NON-DUG PLATE, IT HAS A BEAUTIFUL
                                      FACE, MELLOW BRASS PATINA TO THE LETTERS THAT STAND OUT AGAINST A BACKGROUND THAT HAS BEGAN TO
                                      DARKEN, THE REVERSE HAS FULL LEAD AND ONE OF THE DEEPEST, CRISPEST BOYD & SONS BOSTON MAKER MARKS
                                      I HAVE EVER SEEN, THE ONLY NEGATIVE TO THIS PLATE IS THAT IT APPEARS THE LOOPS WERE SNIPPED OFF FOR A
                                      EARLY DISPLAY AND AT SOME POINT STRAIGHT BRASS WIRES WERE PUT BACK ON IT, THIS PLATE IS OUT OF A WELL
                                      KNOWN COLLECTION OF MARKED PLATES AND HAS BEEN PHOTOGRAPHED FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN A NEW
                                      REFERENCE BOOK, THIS PLATE WILL STAND TALL IN ANY COLLECTION
                                                                                                                    $485.00

UP704.                        "BABY" U S BOX PLATE IN OUTSTANDING DUG CONDITION, THIS ONE IS ABOUT AS NICE AS THEY COME, THE FACE
                                    HAS AN EVEN CHOCOLATE BROWN PATINA AND NO DAMAGE, THE REVERSE HAS 99% LEAD AND REMNANTS OF
                                    THE ATTACHMENT LOOPS, THIS WAS DUG MANY YEARS AGO AND WILL STAND TALL IN ANY COLLECTION
                                                                                                                                            $385.00

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