Lot 1013: A French naval bicorne hat and epaulettes
December 8, 2009
Pasadena, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Late 19th/20th century, the bicorne of typical form, with blue, white and red cockade and six rows of golden metal thread cord secured by an anchor button, the epaulettes stamped ''F. Sibuet'', together with a grey-painted storage box, 4 pcs, the bicorne
Condition Report: The epaulettes: 7.5'' x 5'' x 4.25''; the box: 8'' x 21'' x 8''. The bicorne in good overall condition. Some fading to colors of cockade. Light wear to interior. Slight looseness to metal thread coils at back top of hat. Epaulettes with light wear, rubbing and a few scattered marks. Wear, marks, scratches and scuffs to box. Lock catch lacking. AS-IS. ALL SALES FINAL.
Provenance: Property from a Private Collection, Woodland Hills, CA
Dimensions: 6'' H x 18'' W x 6.5'' D