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Belt plate

Belt plate
Title
Belt plate
Date 
1855-1875
Medium 
Brass, tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 5.4 x 8.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Rectangular, curved brass plate with stamped eagle in center with shield on breast, three arrows in one talon, branch in other talon, and flanked by tin wreath at bottom, with rayed background, thirteen stars, and inscription inside scroll at top; hook on back.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Object Number 
1926.92
Marks 
stamped: front: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group