U.S. Model 1885 Medical Orderly Uniform

Chest 34", sleeve 23".  Machine-stitched dark blue wool kersey body lined in blue-gray kersey with partial quilting in chest.  Front fitted with five muffin-style buttons showing "T.W. & W./PARIS" backmarks.  Non-functioning cuffs fitted with two Horstmann and four T.W.W. buttons.  Green wool medical orderly chevrons consisting of green Maltese crosses on white backing over three 1/2" green chevrons divided by correct white chain stitching.  Cuffs fitted with one pair of 5-year service "in war" stripes.  Includes trousers of matching light blue kersey with correct 1" green stripe.


Good to very good.  Color is fast with minimal fading. Minimal pulling of stitches with chevrons showing a pleasing color with minimal wear. Some small moth holes in body with additional holes in trousers. Some staining from an unknown substance in rear interior above bottom skirt.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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