Very Nice Original Non-Excavated Civil War U.S. Belt Plate (Buckle). Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A stamped brass lead filled model 1863 U.S. belt plate. These plate has a nice deep patina and looks like it has not been cleaned for a long time, looks fantastic! These plates looks to be combat worn and not a surplus left over (see photos). This plate would have most likely came home with a a solider and it is NOT excavated from a battle (NOT dug from the ground). 100% authentic. All three hooks are present and it looks great, in excellent used condition. Combat worn Plates like this are almost impossible to find and only come from old collections. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. Scarce in this condition. Don’t miss this one! Excellent Example!