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Beautiful 1870's or 1880's United States Navy Ensign Coatee
Item #: A354
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What a beautiful Piece! This is a beautiful, fine quality United States Navy blue wool uniform. This is what is referred to as a swallowtail coatee. Thi sis a beautifully crafted double breasted coat. It has two rows of nine Coat Size United States Navy Buttons. The buttons are the very well crafted English-made Joseph Starkey of London buttons. the droop wing eagle on the front and she is perched on the anchor. It has the stars on the edge of the button with an excellent amount of the original gold gilding remaining on the face. The original backs and shanks are intact. On the back of the button it has the correct Civil War era maker’s mark of "JOSH STARKEY/ LONDON / 23 CONDUIT ST”. This is the style listed as NA113 in Albert’s button book and NA230A18 in Tice’s button book. All buttons present on the front as well as the coat tail. The wood uniform has the classic 1 1/2-inch tall collar with ensign's bullion anchors on each side and it is bordered with the gold tape trim. The sleeves has the embroidered Bullion Ensign star near the sleeve with the single gold tape ring on each cuff. When you open up the coat you are greeted by the remnants of the original lining. It was made with a very ornately quilted, polished cotton lining. The remnants of the polished cotton lining is quite tattered but it won't show up once you have the coat placed on a mannequin. This ids a fantastic displaying coat that only costs a fraction of what a Civil War uniform will cost you these days.

Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
Price Was: $1450 Sale Price: $995.00 USD

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