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Officer's Hat

Auction:
2345
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Officer's Hat, bicorn form with a cockade, a hand-painted paper fitted box with an allegorical scene, and a gilt epaulet, first half of the 19th century.

Provenance: Descended in the family of Captain John Barnes (1795-1864) of Cheshire, Connecticut.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Cheshire, John Barnes, Connecticut, Cockade, Curves, Epaulette, Military uniforms, Uniforms