NAVAL OFFICER'S FORMAL TAILCOAT, 1840s

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  • Lot: 183
  • November 10, 2010 - St. Pauls - NYC
  • New York, NY
Black wool broadcloth, double breast front, missing 3 of 18 raised round gold buttons w/ crossed cannon barrels & "Ordnance Corps" text, brass shanks "Covills & Co Extra", 10 back buttons & 2 smaller on each cuff & 2 on ea. gold collar band, 4 eyelets on shoulders for epaulettes (missing), silver sequin & tinsel embroidered emblem on each square cut tail, quilted black silk lining, very good; t/w 1 pair English label 1840s black broadcloth trousers, gold galloon side stripe. Brooklyn Museum
  • Price Realized: $ 5700.00
  • Category: Military
  • Era: 1800-1850
  • Condition: Very Good

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