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NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD UNIFORM,   1905.   C Company 7th Regiment, blue-grey wool felt with gilt brass buttons, black felt and metallic gold trim. Ch-38, inseam L-34. (Very minor moth damage). Provenance: Oswald W. Uhl, registered as marksman in 1899. Together with a Company C 7th Regiment hat.

NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD UNIFORM, 1905. C Company 7th Regiment, blue-grey wool felt with gilt brass buttons, black felt and metallic gold trim. Ch-38, inseam L-34. (Very minor moth damage). Provenance: Oswald W. Uhl, registered as marksman in 1899. Together with a Company C 7th Regiment hat.

Chapeau, 1858-60, worn by Francis Wilkinson Pickens as Ambassador to Russia under President James Buchanan. His chapeau, made by Hayden & Whilden of Charleston, has a circular cockade with a palmetto tree and the South Carolina motto: Animis Opibusque Parati (Prepared in Mind and Resources). Charleston Museum

Chapeau, 1858-60, worn by Francis Wilkinson Pickens as Ambassador to Russia under President James Buchanan. His chapeau, made by Hayden & Whilden of Charleston, has a circular cockade with a palmetto tree and the South Carolina motto: Animis Opibusque Parati (Prepared in Mind and Resources). Charleston Museum

Wool W.A.V.E.S. (U.S. Women's Naval Reserve) uniform, by Mainbocher, American, 1942. Skirt, jacket, and white cotton blouse, worn with navy and white cap.

Wool W.A.V.E.S. (U.S. Women's Naval Reserve) uniform, by Mainbocher, American, 1942. Skirt, jacket, and white cotton blouse, worn with navy and white cap.

6-6-14 Jim Martin, dressed as he was 70 years ago, will be parachuting into Normandy tomorrow at age 93.

6-6-14 Jim Martin, dressed as he was 70 years ago, will be parachuting into Normandy tomorrow at age 93.

Black silk riding hat, French, 1878. Label: "Exposition Universelli / 1878 / Seul Medaille"

Black silk riding hat, French, 1878. Label: "Exposition Universelli / 1878 / Seul Medaille"

Colonel John D. Shaul’s  Shako, Military Hat, 1851-1862, Horstmann Brothers and Allien, wool, leather, brass, H6.5 in x W:6.5 in. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York

Colonel John D. Shaul’s Shako, Military Hat, 1851-1862, Horstmann Brothers and Allien, wool, leather, brass, H6.5 in x W:6.5 in. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York