Lot 425
Two Variants of the Model 1851 Sword Belt
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first belt with a 306 bench mark on the plate only (56 x 83mm without keeper), applied nickel-silver wreath terminating at the wings, belt includes sword hanger (old repair to split on belt, leather supple); the second belt with 49---51 on the keeper only, the plate of solid cast brass (53 x 86mm without keeper), the belt of stitched leather with sword hanger (numerous splits and losses, the belt in fair condition).

Private North Carolina Civil War Collection