BRITISH CONSUL'S COURT BICORN, BOSTON, 1790

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  • Lot: 189
  • November 13, 2013 - NYC
  • New York City
Fur felt, black ostrich feather trim on upper brim, gold gilt embroidery on black ribbon w/ etched gold "Brittania" button, leather & blue silk lining stamped "Henry Sr. de Courant Paix 9", L 17", F Ht 5.5", B Ht 7", plus 2.5" for feathers, excellent. Worn w/ 2-piece suit in preceeding lot. Provenance: Thomas McDonogh, appointed first British Consul to New England in 1790.

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  • Price Realized: $ 1320
  • Category: Gents
  • Era: 18th C

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