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US Mounted Services Jacket for Cavalry

Dark blue wool with .125" worsted wool cavalry branch trim.  Fully lined with body lining marked with stencil "1763B/40".  Right and left sleeve lining shows mark of the Miller Costume Company of Philadelphia, who likely purchased this jacket from surplus.  Additional right sleeve markings illegible.  Twelve Scovills & Co.-marked buttons on front, four Scovills & Co. marked buttons on 2" double-piped standing collar.  Collar fitted with hook closure.  Functional cuffs fitted with four Scovills & Co. buttons.

Condition:

Good to very good overall.  Some light moth holes and isolated thinning of wool throughout, but no major holes tears, or rips.  Body still has a seep blue color with piping fading to a dark mustard to cream color.  Some light repairs to linings and collar.

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,233
10/31/2018

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