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WELCOME to Stony Brook Company's website!

We are manufacturers of United States Army foot pattern enlisted man's trousers made in the WILLIAM DEERING contract and SCHUYLKILL ARSENAL depot patterns. We also manufacture OFFICER'S trousers and a limited line of civilian trousers as well. Of course, all of our trousers are made here in Oswego, New York! We have been an active part of the Civil War reenactment community since January 1968 and in service as a uniform manufacturer since July of 1974 (forty years and counting : ).

For Union enlisted man's 100% wool "museum grade" trousers
here's the PAGE for information and an order form.

To read why we continue use the Woolrich blend fabric while also working with 100% pure woolens please click here.

Since 1976 we have served as a commission merchant to the hobby and maintain a section on this site for new and used customer consigned items. These items can be found under the Consignments #1, #2 and #3 links under SITE MAP (see left) and in their respective catagories (coats, trousers, equipment, etc.). For our efforts on behalf of both buyers and sellers we have been classified as the PREMIER consignment service to the hobby.

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LAST GENERAL UPDATING:    September 16th  

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LATEST ITEM ADDITION(S):      September 14th  

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         Enfield Accoutrements Set Consisting Of An Enfield Cartridge Box w/ Tin And
         Shoulder Sling (imported), Enfield Sling Mounted Cap Pouch (Missouri Boot & Shoe)
         Plus An Enfield Bayonet Scabbard & Frog. (imported)

         Black Leather Haversack. A Copy Of The Issue U.S. Enlisted Haversack Except Made
         In Black Leather. Can Work For Officer, Militia Or Civilian. Cotton Inner Bag And
         Buckle Front Closure. Carrying Strap Has Been Cut And Shortened But Can Be Resewn
         To Get Back To Most Of It's Original Length. (Dixie Leather Works).

         1858 Smooth Side Canteen. Beeswax Coating Inside. (maker unknown)

         Small Wooden Spirits Cask w/ Leather Carrying Strap. Rather Old And Has Leaks.
         Originally Purchased at G.Gedney Godwin's Back In The '80's.



         Cast Brass Georgia Waist Belt Plate. (Havover Brass)

as well as


         Smaller Sized Single Sided Candle Lantern. (maker unknown)

in addition to


         Ladies White Cotton Camisole & Cotton Drawers In Addition To Two Small Muslin
         (Off-White) Field Aprons. (maker unknown)

not to mention


         One Pair White Cotton Webbing Suspenders w/ Brown Leather Die Cut Ends And Brass
         Friction Slides For Adjustment. (Sutler Row)


         “Lapham Pattern” Gray Wool Trousers. About 90% Completed At This Time. Size Is
         40” Waist w/ An Unfinished Length. We Can Alter Waist And Set The Length For
         The Buyer Simply Upon Request. Rounded Cut Top Entry (“Mule Ear”) Pockets, Four
         Button Fly, White Cotton Drill Pockets, Fly & Waistband Facings. NO Red Seam Trim
         As Per The Original Lapham Trousers But We Can Add If Desired. Made In “Standard
         Grade” Finish (principally machine sewn but with hand sewn buttonholes). (SBC)

         Three Pair of 100% Wool U.S. Trousers. One Pair Each Sky Blue & Dark Blue Hospital
         Steward -or- Ordnance Sergeants Trousers & One Pair Dark Blue Ordnance Officer
         Trousers. Sold As A Set Or Individually. Current Sizing Is 44” x 32” But We Can Alter
         The Waist & Length. Made In “Standard Grade” Finish (principally machine sewn but
         w/ hand sewn buttonholes). Side Seam Trim Is A Crimson Cotton Twill Tape. (SBC)

         Custom Made Oval Wooden Folding Pocket Mirror w/ Swivel Cover. Made 30 Years Ago
         (I’m Personally Familiar w/ This Item). In Very Nice Condition. Some Minor Scratches
         On The Mirror But The Wooden Case Is In Great Shape. (privately made)

         Mixed Lot Of New U.S. & C.S. INF, ARTY & CAV Chevrons. U.S. On Dark Blue Wool
         Bases - C.S. On Light Cadet Gray Wool Bases. Bowed Pattern. Artillery And
         Cavalry Chevrons In 3/8" Wool Tape; Infantry in 1/2" Wool Tape. (SBC)


         Telescope. #NC1699

         C.S. Cadet Gray Wool Partially Completed Greatcoat. #JH7622.


         White (Buff) Leather Belt (34" max length) w/ A Regular Sized (not the small
         1830's pattern) Oval Lead Filled SNY Plate.

         Two Leather Eye Patches (hey, that's what the man said! LOL!). One Brown
         & One Black. Adjustable. (Privately Made).

         C.S. Uniform Set: Kepi, Battle Shirt & Jean Wool Trousers. All Larger Sized
         Items. High End Work. Specific Details & Size Info Pending. (Lynn Bull)

         Model 1840 Cavalry Saber w/ Scabbard In Overall Very Good Condition. Some Light Nicks
         In The Blade And A Light Patina On The Blade & Scabbard. Leather On The Grip Is In
         Very Good Condition. Wire Wrap Is In Excellent condition. Older Repro. (Maker Unknown).

         Sky Blue 100% Wool Schuylkill Arsenal MOUNTED Pattern Trousers. Made To "Museum
         Grade" Specifications (machine sewn main seams but w/ EXTENSIVE hand finishing).
         Size 40" x 32" But We Can Alter. Brand New Never Worn. Side Seam Pockets, SA
         Pattern Watch Pocket, Full Length Mounted Reinforcement Panels, Rolled, Hemmed &
         Split Cuffs, Split Rear Waistband w/ Tie-Back Cord, Paperbacked Tin Buttons Throughout.
         Has An "SA" Maker's Stamp On The Waistband. (SBC)

         Size 44 U.S. Sky Blue 100% Wool Foot Pattern Great Coat Made To "Museum Grade"
         Specifications. Jean Wool Body Lining & Cotton Drill Sleeve Linings. Hand Faced
         Standing Reinforced Collar w/ 2 Hooks & Eyes, Two Rear Adj. Belts, Split & Faced
         Rear Vent, Deep Roll-Back Cuffs. Currently Without Buttons Or Buttonholes But We
         Will Add Them Upon Sale. Has the "A. CLARK" Makers Stamp, Number "4" Size
         Stamp Plus A "Jos. Jones, NY Depot" Inspectors Stamp In The Sleeve. (SBC)

         Two Pair FULL Cut (Baggy) Zouave Trousers. One Pair 44" Waist & One Pair 38" (we can
         alter). Never Worn (display items). Copied From Original Relic Pair In Smithsonian By
         Chris Sullivan. Regular Zouave FULL cut w/ Heavily Pleated waist, Pleated Fly Panels,
         Separate Side Panels, Zouave Style Pockets, Leg Openings Bound w/ Cotton Twill Tape
         (no drawstring as per the original copied), Solid Waistband (no rear split) Plus Three
         Black Stipple Tin Buttons - Two On The Front Of The Waistband & One In The Fly (as per
         original copied). (SBC)

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Lastly, Stony Brook Company is now a mail order operation. We no longer maintain our walk in shop facility we had in downtown Oswego for many years. The 169 W. Fifth Street address is simply our administrative office location.

Thanks gang!

Chris Sullivan

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General Info on Payment, Shipping, Returns, etc.

High End!
Museum Grade

Product Information (85/15 wool blend)

Mostly Machine Sewn
Standard Grade

Product Information (85/15 wool blend)

Officer's Trousers! Officer's Trousers
Foot Pattern

Check out the details
Showing both grades plus main pattern differences

Woolen Civilian Trousers
Civilian Trousers

Information for new buyers

Coats, Jackets, Trousers, Unif. Sets

Caps/Hats, Vests, Shirts, Drawers, Accoutrements & Equipment, Camp & Mess Gear

Civilian Clothing, Insignia, Personal Items, Odds & Ends

Wool, Jean, Drill

A couple sundry items
Small selection of buttons, buckles, suspenders, chevrons, etc

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PLEASE NOTE: our trouser sizing is limited to a MINIMUM waist size of 30" to a MAXIMUM of 48". Due to pattern limitations we cannot manufacture outside of these size ranges. We apologize for any and all inconvenience.

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Additionally, please CLICK HERE to read our position on supplying trouser kits, patterns, partials, working with other fabrics and modifying our patterns.




Our favorite Victorian business philosophy which serves well even today

"The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot ...
it can't be done. If you deal with the lowest bidder, it is well to add
something for the risk you run, and if you do that, you will
have enough to pay for something better."

John Ruskin, Author, 1819 1900







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