Civil War 69th Regiment Pin & Photo

Value (2012) | $2,000 Retail

WOMAN: This is a picture of my great-great-great-grandfather, who served with the Fighting 69th Regiment out of New York. And that's his pin.

We're very lucky to have the pin inscribed. They made a lot of these that aren't. It's a particularly nice example of a corps badge. This represents the Second Corps that the 69th New York was in. They were part of the Irish Brigade. This is a pretty high-end pin. An average Civil War badge is $400 or $500. If you have one that's engraved with an individual's name, they can easily get around $1,000. With the photograph, with the attribution to the individual in the 69th New York, which is one of the best Union regiments of the Civil War, this is easily a $2,000 set.

You're kidding.

That's the case.

Wow, that's great. Very good.

Appraisal Details

Advance Guard Militaria
Burfordville, MO
Appraised value (2012)
$2,000 Retail
Atlanta, GA (August 06, 2011)

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