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    Forage Cap Exhibiting Rare Brass Ventilator on the Crown Crown exhibits an original brass ventilator installed to encourage air flow under the soldiers forage cap. Pinned to the crown is a 7/8" German silver company letter "G" and 5/8" German silver "8", who's preceding number is missing. Blue wool body is in poor condition showing extensive mothing and losses. Missing chinstrap and sweatband but has its full brown cotton lining. Given the rarity of a Civil War forage cap with original ventilator a careful restoration is certainly warranted.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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