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Early US Eagle Insignia - what time period is it?


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This the side plate for a shako chinstrap ca. 1825-1830. The US army adopted a bell crown shako in 1821 and militia groups followed suit.

 

Steve nailed it. attached is a couple other styles and the militia shako plate worn during this period. The federal eagle plate was the same style but much smaller.

 

Terry

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