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MODEL 1855 INFANTRY FORAGE CAP OR KEPI INSIGNIA – ORIGINAL:  An original Model 1855 Infantry Kepi or Forage Cap Insignia, as issued through the Civil War and into the early years of the Indian War period. 

The large brass hunting horn pattern, which was affixed to the crown of the Infantry Soldier’s hat, measures 3 5/8” long and 1 ¾” high. 

This item is unissued old, original stock, in like new condition and has both of the attaching loops present on the reverse.  There is minor tarnishing in two spots, but overall this insignia retains its original bright polish. 

Once fairly common, these are one of those items which has begun to be difficult to find.  This insignia will be a nice addition to your Civil War Infantry uniform and equipment collection.  (0422)  $60


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