French & Indian War era Shoulder Belt Plate – SALE PENDING


Excavated in Richmond, VA. French & Indian War era shoulder belt plate. Sand cast brass with integral hooks on rear. Marked with an F.  Similar to Figure 1 on Page 12 in book VIRGINIA MILITARIA OF THE CIVIL WAR by Howard R. Crouch. Example in book is marked JF and belonged to Colonel Joshua Frye of the Virginia Militia. On May 31, 1754 he was thrown from his horse dying the next day. Approximately 61mm by 50mm.



Robert W Simmons

1524 Dalton Place

Winchester, VA 22601