Pair of Smith's Patent Shoulder Straps, First Lieutenant of Cavalry

Lot of 2 matching first lieutenant cavalry straps, each approx. 4 x 1.5 in. Medium yellow wool centers with blue wool backing, reverse absent of stickers. Gilt brass borders, 0.375 in., with stamped brass rank bars. Manufactured by James S. Smith, a military outfitter in New York, NY.



Unpolished patina to brass.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
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