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    Civil War Union Staff Officers' Chasseur Cap. Fine quality blue wool body with three bands of black quatrefoil on the crown, along with three bands at the front, back, sides, and the base of the crown. Body rises from approximately 2 ½-inches in the front to approximately 5-inches at the crown. Tarred leather chinstrap with metal adjusting loops. Gilt staff officer side buttons. Bullion staff officers' wreath and "US" hand-stitched to front of the body. Unbound, tarred leather visor. 1 ¼-inch wide black leather sweatband. Black polished cotton (or silk) lining with Warnock & Company, 519 Broadway, New York, maker's mark.

    Condition: Very good. Body of the cap faded to lighter color; leather visor with typical checking to surface; lining exhibiting modest but honest wear.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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