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Model 1881-style New York Cavalry Helmet, Cap Plates, Cords, and Patches

Auction:
2723T
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2723T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Model 1881-style New York Cavalry Helmet, Cap Plates, Cords, and Patches, c. late 19th century, a Model 1881-style cavalry helmet with New York plate on the front and gold cording, an officer's waistbelt, a group of chevrons, hat cords, bugle cords, and a partial officer's sash.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Estimate $400-600

A few moth nips in the wool pieces, and one tastle on the officers sash is missing.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

partial officer, M. Prudence Fleck, Peter F. Frazier