Item:
ONSV1730

Original U.S. WWI 7th Regiment New York National Guard Infantry Shako with Feather Plume By Ridabock & Co. New York

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Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This was a 7th Regiment, National Guard New York issue shako circa 1890-1917. Inside top of crown is a fine maker label that reads:

FROM
Ridabock & Co.
Manufacturers of
and Dealers in
Uniforms & Equipment
251 FIFTH AVE
NEW YORK



Black wool felt shako 6.5 inches tall with bell crown and black patent leather visor and trim; button with crossed rifles in relief and attached hooks from which metal scale chin strap with black leather backing is suspended; braided white cord draped in front and back; white feather plume that stands 10 inches tall. Black 6 finger canvas liner with tie, offered on overall good condition. Missing helmet plate.

A very close example can be found at the New York Historical Society at this link.

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