I made this a few years ago but never used in but in pictures. We are getting ready to move so I decided I did not need three personal jackets so I added this one to the "sell now" lot. It is not a perfect Government jacket in that the lining is all brown cotton and the belt loops are a bit wide. The stitching on the top stitching and buttonhole is also finer then the regular issue. Still authentic, but not a normal run. The fabric is a nice gray jean wool produced by B&B Tart in NC. More discription details are in the Etsy link. If this fits your impression and size by all means check it out. Asking $155. Free shipping.
Civil War Confederate Richmond Depot type II shell jacket, Ben Tart Jean wool, hand top stitched, size 44
This is a Confederate Civil War shell jacket based on what today is called the Richmond Depot type two pattern. It features the six piece body and two piece sleeves. It has no trim but does have shoulder straps and belt loops. However unlike the usual type twos the shoulders traps are working, that