During the greater part of the Revolution, this American uniform was supposed to be a light-blue coat, a three-cornered hat, a buﬁ vest and buff breeches and leggings; but, as a matter of fact, the American soldier wore just about whatever he could get.The familiar cocked hats of Washington's army (1782) were the outgrowth of brimmed hats worn by men of wealth, who, in trying to outdo their fellows, increased the size of their hat brims until it ﬁnally became necessary to pin them up out of the way.
From these types of activities came groups of boys playing Rounders, Flyball, Townball and Caddy.
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Contributions of Dan Cluley, Mike Reitsma, Curtis Riddick, Brian Waddell, and the Michigan Photographic Historical Society gratefully acknowledged. Establishing dates of manufacture for Argus cameras is an inexact art.
The range 1037 - 211589 is per published information.
Survey data so far support that but actual endpoints are unknown.