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    Fine Civil War Cavalry Officer's Kepi Civil War Cavalry Officer's Kepi. Fine quality blue wool body with three bands of black quatrefoil on the crown, along with three bands at the front, back, sides, and four bands around the base of the crown. Tarred leather chinstrap with leather adjusting loops and eagle C side buttons. Unbound, tarred leather visor showing typical texturing. A few tiny moth holes, really negligible with the black piping showing some minor honest wear but intact and all tight. 2" high brown leather sweat band with a 1 1/2" rip at the front. Deep brown polished cotton lining showing wear at the front, "Bent & Bush" logo embossed on the crown. Very fine example of this popular and desirable form of Civil War US officer's headgear.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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