COMING IN MAY 2020
RARE & BEAUTIFUL MEXICAN WAR TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER EPAULETS & HAT INSIGNIA.
inv # 02-13233
These were the epaulets Lieutenant M.L Smith wore in the Mexican War. They have 14mm topographical engineer buttons at ends for attachment & gilted raised brass borders w/ gold braid edging. There is cut out silver letters in old English script “T” & “E” w/ a sm. silver star between. There is a metallic embroidered shield between the 2 letters measuring about 2″ across. The embroidered hat insignia has same shield inside oak leaf & acorn wreath.