Unfinished piece, most likely Bannerman surplus as it has no pins attached to the reverse. Beautiful condition but please judge condition for yourself by the pictures. 477 in Cambell & O'Donnell's book American Military Headgear Insignia.
The item "Original Pattern 1858 Civil War EM Dragoon/Cavalry Cap Badge" is in sale since Thursday, July 1, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Uniforms". The seller is "yjmilitaria1998" and is located in Waterbury, Connecticut.This item can be shipped worldwide.