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    Dick Purcell "Captain America" tunic, cowl, and belt buckle from the Captain America Republic serial. (Republic, 1944) Consisting of a 1-piece blue stretch wool tunic with appliqué elements including a five-point felt star at chest, striped gray panel across the midsection, and another five-point star on the back. Featuring hooks at interior of neck for attachment of cowl and a buttoning flap at bottom to hold the tunic into lower part of costume (not present). Accompanied by a matching signature Captain America blue stretch wool hood with iconic felt "A" applied at forehead and integral hooks for attachment to tunic at neck. Interior eye area reinforced with canvas and handwritten, "Dick Purcell Captain America". All the appliqué elements are gray to read as patriotic red, white, and blue in the black and white serial. Also includes a vintage square metal shield belt buckle handpainted in red, white, and blue, with "Dick Purcell" handwritten on the verso. Very minor stress to some seams, felt star point detached but present at back of tunic, minor moth holes to back, and light staining to front. Royal blue wool still vibrant and elastic. Rare in any state. In vintage fine condition.

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    June, 2016
    29th Wednesday
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