Original Civil War Union Bummers Cap with the paper makers label still attached. It measures 4" tall in the front and 6" tall in the back.
The sweat band is leather and is 1 3/4 wide. It has a polished cotton liner, paper makers label and two Eagle buttons on the intact chin strap. It was probably made in a contract in 1863 or 1864.
I looked the company up in my Military Suppliers book at one time, but cannot find my book now. This cap is guaranteed original.The item "Original Civil War Union Bummers Cap with Paper Makers Label J&S No. 4 NY" is in sale since Saturday, September 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Uniforms".
The seller is "battlefieldmodelaparts" and is located in Brookline, Missouri. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.