4 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,250
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,500
A GENTLEMAN'S BLUE SUPERFINE COAT, 19TH CENTURY
very deep blue wool with long tails and black velvet collar, with gilt metal buttons marked 'FL' in relief, first quarter 19th century
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The coat bears a label in 19th century hand reading: 'F.L. Buttons, Fife Lieutenant, Deputy Lieutenant's Coat, Col. Anstruther Thomson, b1776 d1833'
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Colonel Anstruther Thomson, 1776-1833
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