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    Civil War Cavalry Officer's Great Coat. This spectacular sky-blue wool coat speaks of "the long sleepless watches of the night," sleepless and cold. The coat is double-breasted with two rows of six standard ¾" buttons. The cape has all twelve of its ½" buttons. The overall length is 50" with brown cotton half-lining. Inside the left sleeve is stenciled the size (3) and the manufacturer's name, partially faded. The coat shows normal but light wear, very lightly soiled, with local rubbing at the hems, and some verdigris on the buttons.
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    9th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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