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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

U.S. Model 1858 Artillery Forage Cap

Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM


U.S. Model 1858 Artillery Forage Cap, c. 1861-65, blue broadcloth body, with brass crossed cannon insignia over a brass "4," leather visor and chin strap with general service eagle buttons, brown polished cotton liner with maker's label on the crown marked "M. & G./No. 6/N.Y.," with a brown leather sweatband.

Provenance: The collection of Ron Tunison.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Some moth nips and wear on the broadcloth, and the liner and sweatband are intact.

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Ron Tunison