US Shell Jacket - Musician




US Shell Jacket - Musician


This US regulation musician shell jacket was worn by US Light Artillery, Cavalry, and Infantry units throughout the war. Select Artillery red trim, Cavalry yellow trim, or Infantry blue trim.

This shell jacket is made from 20 oz Federal (Navy) blue wool, is lined with muslin, and has with an inside pocket. The jacket has a 12 button front of US Eagle, 5/8" buttons. The jacket has 2 button functional cuffs and 2 buttons on each side of the standing collar and saber belt bolsters (pillows) on the back. The collar trim has double rows of tape. The collar, sleeve, front, front edge, bottom, back seams, and bolsters of the jacket is trimmed 3/8" tape.

The bolsters were set at the bottom of the rear/side seams and were designed to 'bolster' the weight of a saber belt which carried the pistol and saber of a mounted soldier. The mounted services jackets are typically longer than most other Civil War shell jackets as the belt needed ride above the bolsters.

Please allow AT MINIMUM 8-14+ weeks for delivery.

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US Shell Jacket - Musician $220.95

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