Original Authentic Civil War Confederate Officer Frock Coat. Baldwin Pannill was a private in the 6th Virginia Cavalry, Orange County Rangers. The coat came to our Museum from Mildred Pannill, Baldwin’s grand-daughter. The Museum will issue an affidavit of authenticity and genealogical history with the coat. The sword was bought and examined for authenticity and is now in a fine private collection. The coat is all period material, heavy canvas, trimmed with a decorative fray that looks more like Buffalo Bill than Confederate, except that it all appears original, and, historically, is not inconsistent with western theater style modifications to a soldier’s uniform. Beautiful lead, nickel buttons, very original Confederate. The condition of the coat is like very few we have ever seen. We did, today, receive an opinion from a Civil War expert who opines that the coat is an old, post war costume piece…. There are a variety of opinions on the coat, price makes it well worth finding out. Use your best instincts. The item “Original Authentic Civil War Confederate Officer Frock Coat, but poss costume” is in sale since Sunday, August 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Uniforms”. The seller is “gatekeepers2010″ and is located in Casa Grande, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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