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    Fine Private Purchase McDowell Pattern Cap with Original 3rd Division 23rd Corps Badge, Made by Semen Klous Boston The tall crown rises 7" in the back and flops forward at a jaunty angle. As with all McDowell caps, the piece has a distinctive crescent visor that tilts downward. The original glazed leather chin strap is still fastened by brass eagle "A" buttons. The wool body shows a few minor moth holes, on the left side is stitched a hand cut red 23rd Corps Badge unquestionably original to the cap. The front of the cap shows evidence of having once had insignia sewn to it. The interior silk body lining is tattered but the quilted crown lining is intact and embossed with the makers name " "S. Klous 29-31 Court St Boston". Leather sweatband is fully intact just showing one break and some minor wear. Difficult to find a McDowell this nice.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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