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    Regulation Civil War Louisiana Confederate Lieutenant's Kepi. Gray wool body with 1 1/8" black velvet band around the base. Single strand of gold bullion quatrefoil, designating a lieutenant by Confederate regulations, on the deeply recessed crown. The ½" tarred leather chinstrap is affixed with Louisiana State seal side buttons, backmarked Hyde & Goodrich N.O. Brown cotton lining with a 1 1/4" leather sweat band. The tarred leather visor is edged with a black oil cloth binding. The body of the hat is filled with cotton batting, typical of Civil War period Confederate headgear. Kepi shows wear commensurate with its age and use, the gray body exhibits a few small negligible holes, velvet band has faded to brown and shows wear and losses. The sweatband is broken in places but complete, visor is partially detached. A quintessential Civil War Confederate officer's kepi in untouched condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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