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1850’s Boy’s Brown Checked Breeches

1850's Boy's Brown Checked Breeches
1850's Boy's Brown Checked Breeches

1850's Boy's Brown Checked Breeches
1850's Boy's Brown Checked Breeches
1850's Boy's Brown Checked Breeches

In all my time of collecting, buying and selling children’s clothing, there come along a few pieces that make one’s heart jump.  These boy’s breeches are just such a find.

Made around 1850 out of a wool and cotton weave, they are entirely hand-sewn.  Measuring 22 inches in length with an 18 inch waist, they are in excellent condition and still retain their wooden buttons on the hidden fly closure and one gilded fancy shank button.  There is a remnant of what appears to be applied home-woven tape around each pocket. The pockets are lined with a Homewoven, plain weave natural cotton.

If you collect children’s clothing you already know that boys’ things are especially hard to find…in any condition.  These are fabulous and early and right….all in all: THE BEST! 

 Price: SOLD

The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.

Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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