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1880S CAVALRY OFFICER

This Second Lieutenant of Cavalry wears the typical uniform for campaign duty in the west. His slouch hat is a private purchase and he wears a five button blouse with shoulder straps and an officer's vest underneath. His pants and boots are standard for the era. His weapons are the Sharps .50-70 carbine, Colt .45 revolver and the 1872 pattern Cavalry officer's sabre. His saddle is a private purchase military style saddle typical of use by officers. He uses a regulation model 1874 bridle and bit.

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