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    Pair of Confederate Major's Stars, Hand Sewn with Blue backing. These Confederate Major's stars would have been sewn on either side of a Confederate officer's frock coat. Confederate insignias were made with a cloth backing. These examples are hand-stitched and originally came from a Confederate museum in Knoxville that closed due to the Great Depression.

    These Confederate Major's stars come with a copy of a photograph of a Confederate wearing similar stars as well as a copy of the newspaper clipping concerning the closing of the museum. Also included is a letter of authenticity from a previous sale.

    Provenance: Confederate Memorial Museum, Knoxville, Tennessee; Steve Mullinax collection, author of Confederate Belt Buckles and Plates.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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