ULTRA RARE 1876 PATTERN US ARMY CAMPAIGN HAT. Adopted in 1876, this black felt hat became symbolic of the Army on the western frontier and today is one of the most highly prized pcs of military headgear. It has a brim measuring approx 2-3/4″ wide with the edge turned and sewn with two rows of stitching. The crown measures approx 6″ high. There are metal vents in the left and right sides of the crown. This hat comes complete with an 1858 worsted Cav. hat cord and brass 1872 crossed sabers.
Chako, czako, schako and tschako.<br>French Army hat.<br>Infantry, colonel. Paris Garrison<br><br>Schako de colonel d'infanterie de ligne.<br>Garnison de Paris.<br><br>THE AUCTIONEER IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FRENCH INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIS CATALOGUE. THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION IS COURTESY TO THE ENGLISH SPEAKERS