overall (each): 1 x 1 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 3.8 x 9.8 cm )
printed: on label, reverse of "a": "JAS. S. SMITH / PATENT / MAY 1861"
Pair of Colonel's shoulder straps; shield-breasted eagle at the center, metal thread embroidered border around outer edge; reverse lined with wool, with metal hooks at the corners.
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