Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Civil War M1858 US Infantry Enlisted Man's Forage Cap with Original Insignia. Blue wool body with some scattered moth holes and a small repair at the back. One wrinkle/bend at the back of the crown in the cardboard stiffener. Stands 3 1/4" high at the front. What appears to be the original insignia on top with infantry hunting horn and regimental numeral 1. 5/8" leather chinstrap with brass buckle, leather loop and eagle side buttons. Bound tarred leather visor. Interior with 1 5/8" maroon Moroccan leather sweatband, very good. Embossed maker's logo in top of crown, "J. C. Jones / Army And Navy Goods / Fortress Monroe". The black silk lining is quilted on the crown as well as the sides. Nice representative Civil War forage cap, and the only example by this maker / dealer we've ever seen.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,701

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 38 days left to consign to the 2020 June 2 Taspen Ranch, Truckee CA Real Estate Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2020 February 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    2020 February 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,355,133