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    Civil War Artillery 1st Lieutenant's Frock Coat Wool single breasted 9 eagle "A" button front, seven buttons backmarked "Hortmann Bros & Co Phil", two are "Horstmann & Allian". Three remaining eagle "A" tail buttons two backmarked "W.H Horstmann & Sons", one "Steele & Johnson", blank back cuff buttons. Excellent period sleeve cut, tufted at the shoulders, raw cut skirt. Wool has a handful of small scattered holes, the largest being 1/2", tight seams. Cuff edges are heavily worn, attesting to the jackets field use. Black polished cotton quilted interior showing a few small holes and seam repairs, brown polished cotton tail and breast pocket linings, white cotton sleeve linings. Collar stands 1 1/4", velvet lined, which shows general wear and losses at the back. 2 1/4" wide, 4 1/2" long heavy double border bullion 1st Lieutenant's shoulder straps with wear to red velvet centers and minor border wear. Civil War Artillery officer's frock coat showing honest service wear.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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