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    Very Scarce Enlisted Infantry M1851 Shako. Stands 6 1/4" high at front with top portion of the stiff body of dark blue wool and the bottom portion of light blue wool signifying infantry. Early style gilt brass infantry hunting horn affixed to front. Some scattered small moth holes on the lower section, minor. Missing chinstrap and side buttons. Bound edge, 'duckbill' tarred leather visor. 2 1/4" black oil cloth sweatband about perfect. Light blue silk draw string liner excellent. Very attractive M1851 shako and very scarce in this regular establishment form.


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    June, 2013
    8th Saturday
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