BRITISH CONSUL'S WOOL COAT, BOSTON, 1790

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  • Lot: 190
  • November 13, 2013 - NYC
  • New York City
Madder dyed red broadcloth cutaway coat, blue wool facings, below knee length, gold buttons stamped w/ "Brittania" insignia, gold embroidered edgings, white silk twill lining, Ch 40", L 46", excellent. Provenance: Thomas McDonogh, appointed first British Consul to New England in 1790. The first class of consuls had uniforms of national colors, red w/ blue facings, embroidered in gold, 3 bars w/ waived leaf.

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  • Price Realized: $ 3300.00
  • Category: Gents
  • Era: 18th C

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