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Belt plate

Object Number: 
X.340
Date: 
1865-1890
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 1/8 in. ( 4.8 x 7.9 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: center: "GAR" (Grand Army of the Republic)
Description: 
Rectangular plate with crossed rifles, swords, cannons, and an anchor at corners.
Gallery Label: 
This plate was worn on a ceremonial belt by a member of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group