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    Civil War Union Zouave Officer's Kepi. Fine quality red wool body, stands 3 1/8" high at the front. 1 1/4" dark blue wool crown. Red body with some very small scattered moth holes but excellent sound condition. 1 1/4" dark blue wool around the base, again with a few tiny moth holes but excellent. Faded blue twill cord at the juncture of the base and the body. One approx. 3" worn area on the cord at the rear. Also single strip of identical cord at front, back and both sides. Eagle I side buttons with 1/2" wide tarred leather chinstrap. Visor of tarred leather with bound edge. Both visor and chinstrap excellent. Lined entirely with brown polished cotton with stiffener in crown. Lining excellent with just a couple of small worn holes, the result of honest wear, at the back. 1 1/4" brown leather sweat band excellent also showing some minor honest wear. Attractive piece of Civil War period headgear and very rare form.


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    December, 2013
    7th Saturday
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