$249.50

SKU: US21611 Categories: , Product ID: 9490

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US21611 SHIRT – SOFT DARK BLUE WOOL – CAME WITH BLUE WOOL VEST AND M95 CAP: THIS IS A “BIB” TYPE SHIRT SYTLE POPULAR WITH CIVILIANS & MILITARY IN THE WESTERN THEATRE IN THE 1870’S TO EARLY QUARTER OF THE 1900’S. HAS UNION LABEL INSIDE NECK -“SHIRT, WAIST, & LAUNDRY WORKERS”. MEASURES 42 UNDER ARMPITS (MAKES IT A 38-40).
THAT UNION STARTED IN 1910 AFTER A BIG STRIKE IN 1909. EXC+ CONDITION. NEEDS TWO CUFF BUTTONS (ONE IS BROKEN FROM AGE, OTHER MISSING). I ESPECIALLY SEE THESE IN SPAN-AM AND OLD WEST PHOTOS. THEY ARE RATHER SCARCE TODAY.