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    British City of London Lord Lieutenant's Coatee, Epaulettes, Baldic, and Fore-and-Aft Hat. Includes: (1) Beautifully tailored scarlet coatee, double-breasted with two rows of nine silver 25mm City of London buttons with Pitt & Company backmarks. The buttons bear the "Domine Dirige Nos" motto and a king's crown over the city of London coat of arms. The cuffs and collars are lavishly decorated with heavy, hand-embroidered silver wire oak leaf and acorn designs. Each tail of the coatee has what appears to be recent additions of bullion wire City of London coats of arms. The upper portion of the coatee is lined with quilted silk; the tails are lined with white doeskin wool. Other than a few trivial moth tracks, the coatee is in excellent condition. (2) Silver brocade baldric 2" wide and 29.5" long with silver buckles and decoration. Very good condition. (3) Pair of wire epaulets . Each is adorned with City of London bullion wire coats of arms and silver king's crown Lord Lieutenant's buttons. The epaulets come in a cardboard storage box (probably not the original) Very good. (4) Beaver-skin fore-and-aft hat, trimmed in silver and gold wire, large silver King's crown Lord Lieutenant's button. Overall in near excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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