Philadelphia Home Guard 2-Piece Sword Buckle

Non dug Civil War & later 2-piece Philadelphia Home Guard sword buckle . This buckle is pictured in O'Donnell's plate book and is listed as being c.1860-85. There are records it was ordered by officer's in the PHG, Philadelphia Home Guard during the Civil War, according to O'Donnell. The two halves are original to each other. The front shows ample use wear with gilt highlights. The reverse has most of the original gilt remaining. This is a rare Pennsylvania state buckle. $875