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    Fine Officers Grade Forage Cap with Original Embroidered Insignia Officers Grade Civil War Forage Cap with Original Embroidered Insignia. Commercially produced fine blue wool cap measuring 4" at the front, on which is sewn a large bullion embroidered wreath surrounding the bullion letters "US". Most of the leather chin strap is missing but staff eagle side buttons remain. The wide leather unbound visor is partially unstitched from the body, shows very minor crazing, the underside of the visor exhibits the remains of old newspapers. Brown soft leather sweatband measures 1 3/4" and is stitched tight to the body. Black silk interior is intact with a few small areas of wear, crown is embossed "Green & Green Louisville". There is very minor moth damage and the entire piece is sound, with just a touch of verdigris on a portion of the insignia. A fine piece with a lot of character.

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    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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