February 14, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends February 25, 2019


Civil War Patriotic "Union" Shield, Plus 19th-20th Century Military Officer and General Staff Badges

Lot of 10, including: 

Small patriotic shield with the legend, "Union." This example is listed as No. 3, "A shield bearing the legend, 'Union,'" on p. 163, Civil War Artifacts: A Guide For the Historian, by Howard R. Couch. The wearing of patriotic pins was quite popular in the Union Army. They were heavily advertised in periodicals of the time, chiefly by New York City firms.

3 officer's silver corps hat badges.

2 general staff corps badges.

2 colonel shoulder birds.

2 general staff patriotic shield badges, ca World War I-II.

Estimate: $100 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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