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    Federal Infantry Lieutenant's Insignia Group, consisting of the following items:
    Brass and enamel I Corps, 3rd Division badge
    with attachment pin, 1.75" diameter. The back is additionally stamped "S H & G / N.Y.", which stands for the celebrated military goods firm of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham. Very fine condition.
    Two officer's shoulder straps with perforations for a 1st lieutenant's bars, both straps imprinted on underside, "Jas. S. Smith / Pat June 18, 1861 / 15 Dutch St. N. Y." Light blue cloth faded to a turquoise hue, some loss to fabric.
    Three stamped brass lieutenants bars for shoulder straps, each with an attachment pin.
    Stamped brass infantry bugle hatpin. Missing wire on back, excellent natural age patina.
    Kepi chinstrap, 15" long, fitted on either end with a gilt 16mm Eagle "I" button having a D. Evans backmark. Leather remains supple. Very fine condition.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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