SOLD! for $832.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- Low Estimate: $1,200.00
- High Estimate: $1,400.00
- Realized: $832.00
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Civil War era Rhode Island Kepi, body comprised of blue wool with a grey lace band on a red wool band backing, two brass buttons with Rhode Island state seal attached to black leather chin strap to either side, and a black tarred leather visor. Blue velvet patch with silver metallic embroidered Old English lettering reading "R I G" within a wreath sewn to the front. Tarred brown canvas sweatband, inscribed "BE"; tarred leather interior crown piece. 2" H x 9 1/2" W x 7 1/4" D. Note: The buttons have been authenticated by Civil War button expert Bob Edmondson, Dillard, Georgia.
CONDITION: Overall good condition with wear, areas of separation, areas of loss, largest 1/2" x 2 1/2" to interior sweatband.