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Beautiful Original 1872 Style Shako Military Hat for the Infantry Branch
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This is a very nice display piece for the price. It is the U.S. military hat of the style that was popular with the local and state militia during the 1870's and 18880's. This is the classic style for the early Indian War era and is the style known as the 1872 style. As you can see it displays quite well. It has the tarred leather top with the body that is felt covered and is still in fine shape. It has the light blue piping trim. On the front of the hat it has the hunting horn insignia that denotes it being from a member of the infantry branch of service. It the American Eagle insignia. It has an original white color pom-pom that enhances the display. On the sides it still retains the insignia with the hunting horn design so you know it was for the infantry. The original brim is present and in beautiful condition. When you turn the hat over you see the original sweatband remaining. It also has the name of the maker "BAKER & McKENNEY,/MILITARY GOODS/141/GRAND ST./NEW-YORK" on the crown. This is a fine looking display piece for your relic room.

Item #: B8543
Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Your Price:$595.00 USD
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