Item: Ohio Volunteer Militia Belt Buckle - OVM - Premium Quality
Construction: Stamped thin sheet brass with raised letters "OVM". Rear with solder fill and stud type attachment hooks with a thick single tapered hook at that opposite end.
Condition: Excellent, excavated. Its brass front has aged into a dark brown patina. The rim is in great condition and the rear has a complete complement of solder with all three belt attachment hooks are present. The plate still retains its original body curve and has no cracks, breaks, bends, or repairs.
Recovered: Lookout Mountain, TN over 55 years ago.
Approximate size: 55 x 86 mm.
Reference: Similar examples of this type broad letter style SNY buckle are pictured in:
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Comments: This OVM buckle is one of the finest examples I have ever had to offer and if you are looking for premium quality, then this it. It will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War plate or general relic collection.
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