$85.00

SKU: US19763 Categories: , Product ID: 3586

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TUNIC – MUSICIAN’S BLACK FROCK CA. 1897: AN INTERESTING COAT ID’D WITH LABEL IN NECK TO “ALBERT BULL/ GREENVILLE/ FIFTH REGT BAND/ TEXAS”. IT IS ALL BLACK WOOL WITH MOHAIR TRIM AND TOGGLE TYPE BUTTONS. COLLAR BRAID HAS GOLD BULLION “5” ON EACH SIDE. TAILOR LABEL OF KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN. ACCORDING TO THE INFO WITH IT, GREENVILLE SUPPLIED TWO COMPANIES (VOLUNTEERS) TO THE 5TH REGIMENT, COMPANIES “C” AND “E”, FOR THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR. THERE ARE TWO REPAIRS (PATCHES) ON RIGHT SHOULDER AND BACK RIGHT, NEATLY SEWN INTO THE TUNIC (PERIOD). CONDITION ID GOOD+ SHOWING WEAR.