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A friend of mine Capt Thomas Tucker, is a historical consultant, is selling some of his period garb etc.. It's all very authentic. If you are interested contact him at 803-985-7876 or Heartofoak1764@aol.cpm

Here's his inventory:

SALES INVENTORY________________________________________________

Purser’s Slops & Misc. Clothing Items

#1. 1660-1700 summer weight long coat, dark blue linen, natural brown hemp lined,

typical restoration period mariner’s or buccaneer’s coat, with brass buttons down to

bottom of front, short sleeves with slash cuff, hand sewn button holes, museum

quality, one functioning pocket, size 42-44,……………………………………..………………….$200.

#2. 1660-1700 summer weight buccaneer or soldier’s coat, light brown fabric, like

hemp but probably fustian, large bucket cuffs, matching cloth covered buttons

[hand sewn over metal buttons,] hand sewn button holes, various period fabric

patch-work lining, button holes down to bottom of front, museum quality, one

functioning pocket, size 42-44,……………………………………………………………..$170.

#3. Knee breeches, late 17th-early 18th century, blue fustian,

cloth covered hand sewn buttons, size 34-36, used slightly,………………………………..…$35.

#4. Seaman’s jacket, sleeved waistcoat, size 44 or a bit larger, brown wool, brown

linen lining, with large pewter buttons, functioning pocket, hand sewn buttonholes,

museum piece,………………………………………………………………………………………$150.

#5. Seaman’s jacket, short ‘shell jacket” style, single breasted, brass buttons, dark

indigo heavy wool, off white fustian lined, no pockets, sleeve flaps trimmed with

white wool tape, typical 1760s – Age of nelson styling, hand sewn button holes in

contrasting off white thread, museum quality, size 40,………………………………………...…...$150.

#6. Early Pea Coat, 1730s-1780s style, [no collar, early pattern lapels] real heavy

“fearnought” indigo wool, blue tick lined, big brass buttons, double breasted,

functioning pocket, will fit medium to large person, hand sewn buttonholes,

museum quality,………………………………………………………………………..…………....$200.

#7. White dress shirt, linen like weave cotton, no frills or ruffles, new,…………………….………$50.

#8. Gentleman’s frock coat, heavy cotton, dark burgundy, dark blue

lined, with with hand sewn cloth covered large buttons, black thread

hand sewn buttonholes, size 40-42, new,…………………………………………………….….$175.

#9. Old Stockings, thin cotton, reddish light brown, slightly used,…………………..……...………$5.

#10. Gentleman’s hat, early cocked style, yellow fancy trim,

black cockade, fancy gold button, about a size 7 ¼,………………………………………..…$35.

#11. Special Item, British Army bell back tent, with poles , no stakes,……………..…………..$150.

Weapons & Accoutrements

#12. 1778 Rawles cartridge box with shoulder belt, white,………………….…….…………..…...$50.

#13. Shoulder carriage [Godwin belt and buckle] for sword or bayonet,

white with oval incised anchor device, usually used for marines, I suggest

it for naval officers, non adjustable,…………………………………………….……….……$50.

#14. Sea Service Pistol, early style; This is the one Middlesex sells as a “dragoon”

pistol. Its identical to the early style sea service pistols and is pictured a lot in Rev.

War period art, although not as much as the familiar sea service design that came

about during the Queen Anne period. Sold as is, never fired or used, but the lock needs

some adjustments to cock right,……………………………………………………………$250.

#15. German Hanger, common style with leather scabbard, great condition,………….…..….$100.

Civil War Items

#16. Union officer’s sack coat, size 42 L this coat was made from a blue blazer

from the University shop in new haven, Conn. Super quality wool, with all the

ribbon trim being original antique cotton grow grain[hand stitched on]. The

buttons are original , a mix of 1872 and CW staff officer’s buttons. Has Lt. Col.

Bars, like new coat, hardly worn,…………………………………………………………$150.

#17. Union Army vest, with high stand up collar, repro staff buttons, size large,

made by Whitewater Trading Co. sutler,…………………………………………..……..$40.

#18. Civil War wool socks, gray, slightly used and in good shape,……………………...$5.

#19. Gaunlets, medium size, brand new, off white, smooth finish with stitched

design on tops!……………………………………………………………………………$40.

#20. Union Army trousers, well used, size 36 S, well used,…………………….…….….$25.

#21. Civil War period white canvass haversack with silver eagle buttons,………………$15.

#22. US 1855 eagle plate with black leather belt, applied silver wreath, new,

high quality, will fit up to size 50? Will need to poke some more holes though!

Made by F. Burgess I believe,……………………………………………………….……$55.

Terms of Sale,

All items sold “As Is”, no refunds. The prices are good though. S&H will be added. Cash, money orders, checks only from historical sites or entities! [Except in cases of nepotism, rascalism and cronyism !]

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Thomas Tucker, 1610 Bradford Ct. Rock Hill, SC 29732 803-985-7876

e-mail heartofoak1764@aol.com

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Dang, all of it my size and no money in the till. Dang!

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