Brass Tag

  • Object: Helmet

    Object: Helmet

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a helmet, specifically a pickelhaube, from 1904. This helmet is believed to have been worn by the 67th infantry regiment of the Prussian army signified by the eagle shaped plate (or wappen) on the front of the [...]

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  • Object: Forage cap (Buffalo Soldier forage cap)

    Object: Forage cap (Buffalo Soldier forage cap)

    Sep 25, 2018

    Photo via: U.S. Army Military History Institute, nps.gov This item is an 1889 model of a Buffalo Soldier forage cap. It has an attached 1872 model brass cavalry insignia that shows two crossed swords. Above the swords is the regimental [...]

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  • Object: Incense burner (Thurible)

    Object: Incense burner (Thurible)

    Sep 25, 2018

    A thurible is a metal censer in which incense is burned during religious services. The thurible is suspended from chains and is gently swung by the priest or thurifer in order to spread the fragrant smoke of the incense. A [...]

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