Non Dug Mexican War Era Heavy Silver Washed Rectangular Militia Shoulder Belt Plate

Large, c.1845-55, silver plated rectangular clip corner militia shoulder belt plate. Probably a New York militia plate. The front has a large applied capitol H. It has a great uncleaned look and the H has adhered haversack type leather or rubberized canvas material in a few spots. It looks like it was stored in a period haversack for many years after its use. The attachment pin is perfect and the plate is a real looker. It measures 4" by 2 13/16" in size. $365