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    Regulation New York Brigadier General's Frock Coat and Epaulettes, Circa 1866-1870. Double breasted, buttons spaced in groups of two, 1.5" high velvet standup collar, 3" velvet cuffs. All buttons are NY28 (Albert) with Shannon, Miller & Crane/ New York backmarks. Lining includes quilted polished cotton breast, ticking in sleeves, belted back with brass buckle, raw cut hem. Interior pocket at each breast with polished cotton lining. Gilt thread embroidered maker's label from "Hatfield & Sons/ New-York". Provisions at each shoulder for attaching the epaulettes. The coat is in overall mint condition, displaying the finest quality materials and workmanship. The original gilt bullion epaulettes with gilded brass crescents, silver bullion stars with brass wire border, and double row of heavy bullion fringe. Pads with red velvet undersides, the boards red Moroccan leather. Brass attaching bars marked right and left, staff buttons. Epaulettes also in about perfect condition. A beautiful regulation general's uniform from this transitional period between the Civil War and the 1872 regulations.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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