The Shakos and Chassuer style Uniforms were originally issued to the 83rd Pennsylvania and others but were not well received and were not in use very long. Badge is in great condition considering its age.It still retains the original soldered hooks and approx. 95% of the original paint. The plate isn't bent and the detail in the stamping is excellent. 4" tall, 4" across the bottom and 3 3/4 from wing tip to wing tip. A super nice Plate for your Leather Shako that is missing the plate or great stand alone early US Civil War collectable. Please see pictures for condition. Please see my other listings for more great militaria sales. The item "US Pre-Civil War 1860 Brass American Eagle Infantry Shako Plate" is in sale since Monday, February 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".
The seller is "42ndva" and is located in Jamestown, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.