Z2663 Federal Regulation 1839 Pattern Waist Belt Plate (Stud Hooks)
Description: Here is a nice early "puppy paw" buckle dug in the vicinity of the East Woods at Antietam. This plate remains relatively uncleaned. There are a few freeze cracks on the face and most of the lead solder remains on the back. The plate is slightly wavy but still retains it's overall slightly curved shape.
Measures: 56 mm x 88 mm
Recovered: Sharpsburg, Maryland (East Woods / Antietam)