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Size Four Civil War Artillery Shell Jacket

Auction:
2856M
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Sale #2856M - 2856M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Size Four Civil War Artillery Shell Jacket, c. 1861-65, blue broadcloth body, with red worsted tape, brass general service buttons, brass hardware for shoulder scales, heavy gray jean cloth lining, and cotton sheeting in the sleeves.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

In very good condition, the sleeve lining has come lose at the cap.


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

Broadcloth, Jackets, Lining, Military uniforms, Shell jacket, Uniform of the Union Army, Uniforms of the Confederate States military forces