Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Brass and gold bullion construction, these affixed with two rank bars (one missing with its outline remaining) plus a raised regimental "4" and a Paris-made gilt officer's button on a screw post. Included is a fitted japanned tin box and a 2nd lieutenant's shoulder strap with a paper cut-out 2nd Corps clover badge sewn to its field.
Box 5.5 x 10.25 x 7 in.Private Collection of a North Carolina Gentleman
Perhaps the owner of this set served in the Union Army's second corps while a junior officer, hence the clover strap.
Expected age toning; one epaulette bar missing as stated; the box repainted.