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    American Militia Coatee, New England, Probably Rhode Island, Circa 1810-1820. Red wool, triple breasted, with 3.5" blue wool standup collar, blue cuffs and tail turnbacks. Ball buttons with no backmarks. Heavily padded breast with single interior pocket, white silk quilted partial body lining and white silk sleeve lining. The collar is lined with a coarse loose weave heavy wool. Gold bullion embroidered tape on edges and collar. Oak leaf like bullion tape motifs on cuffs, tail turnbacks and back of collar. Some minor scattered moth damage, one stain, probably removable, near the collar, but overall very good sound condition. Nice representative example of an American uniform coat from the first quarter of the 19th century, with possible War of 1812 association.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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