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MODEL 1872  OFFICER'S DRESS HAT

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MODEL 1872 OFFICER'S DRESS HAT

PRICE   $ 950.00

DESCRIPTION

A  model 1872 dress hat for an officer in the 5th US Infantry. The hat has a fine wool felt covered body with gilt wire tape trim. An early pattern leather chinstrap with eagle "I" buttons. The insignia is gilt bullion and still nearly identical to patterns used during the Civil War.  The interior has full drawstring type lining with wide leather sweatband. Above the bullion eagle is a brass slot for holding the feather plume.

CONDITION

    Cap is in excellent condition. There is a small spot on right rear side where the felt has torn slightly and been glued back down. Insignia is of the highest quality and looks to be original to the hat. Stitching is solid throughout.

An excellent example of an early Indian Wars officer's dress hat.

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