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Gold Corps Badge, 5th New York

A gold maltese cross-shaped corps badge, engraved with the following inscription: Presented / to / Ex Sergt. F. Hoffman / by the Engrs 5th Regt. / N.G.S. N.Y. / Feb. 24th / 1863 (8?), with a 5 in relief on verso; .75 in. square., wt. We were unable to locate any additional information on Sergt. Hoffman, possibly because he went into state service.

Condition:Some wear, a few letters becoming difficult to read.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$823
06/11/2010

 

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