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Catalog Number 10063-1
Title Coat, Frock, Military, USA, Nebraska National Guard, Spanish American War
Object Name Coat, Frock
Description Model 1884 dress coat with white facing for infantry. Buttons with NE State Seal
Five gold metal buttons down front of coat, each with Nebr. State seal & motto (other four buttons are missing); white shoulder loops; three buttons on bottom of each sleeve; inside is lined with heavy cotton and includes breast pocket on left side; vent in back with spots where four buttons are missing; white piping down front
Date 1884
Year Range from 1884
Year Range to 1898
Culture American
Material wool, metal
Made Pettibone Mfg. Co.
Place of Origin Ohio, Cincinnati
Makers mark Tag sewn into collar:
Pettibone M'F'G Co
Cincinnati O.

Pencilled in left inner shoulder:
Length (in) 33.5
Search Terms Nebraska National Guard
U.S. Military, Nebraska Units
U.S. Army National Guard
History Coat originally had Nebraska National Guard buttons with the Seal of Nebraska on it. The coat was purchased from an antique dealer by the donor Thomas R. Buecker, of Crawford (Dawes), Nebraska.
Credit line Thomas R. Buecker, Crawford (Dawes), Nebraska
Collection Buecker, Thomas R.