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    Rhode Island Officer's Frock Coat C. 1875. Very fine quality and pristine condition. Nine button double breasted front with most of the buttons Simmons & Son Boston, one missing. Two buttons on each tail, one being a replaced eagle staff button. Coat constructed of the finest quality blue wool with standup collar rising to 1¼" at the back, retaining the original stitched-on brass fittings for epaulettes. The collar was originally lined with black velvet but most of the nap has worn off. Interior pocket lined with white polished cotton, there are no tail pockets. Body lining of white silk with embroidered label of "G. W. Simmons & Co./ Boston, Mass." Raw cut skirt with black silk lining. A very attractive officer's frock coat from the Indian Wars period.

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    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
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