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Cavalry regiments wearing Brodricks caps

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elliot#1
9 minutes ago, Alan24 said:

Hope this helps

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Alan,

 

Many thanks, that certainly is better!

 

Elliot

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FROGSMILE
On 04/01/2019 at 15:16, Toby Brayley said:

The all white with green "peak" of the 13th Hussars. Must have been a nightmare to keep clean. 

 

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I still think that this might have a laundered cover.  I feel that I can see gentle puckering along the edges. It would in my opinion have been the only practicable way to keep it clean without making it crusty with a whitening paste.

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2 hours ago, elliot#1 said:

 

Alan,

 

Many thanks, that certainly is better!

 

Elliot

 Thank you for sharing, that's a stunning card! 

2 hours ago, FROGSMILE said:

 

I still think that this might have a laundered cover.  I feel that I can see gentle puckering along the edges. It would in my opinion have been the only practicable way to keep it clean without making it crusty with a whitening paste.

 

it could be, I am sure that if it is covered that it is only on the top due to the detailing visible on the sides.  Agreed that i must have been absolute Horror to keep clean, even when the F.S covers where introduced! 

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16 minutes ago, Toby Brayley said:

 Thank you for sharing, that's a stunning card! 

 

it could be, I am sure that if it is covered that it is only on the top due to the detailing visible on the sides.  Agreed that i must have been absolute Horror to keep clean, even when the F.S covers where introduced! 

 

I wonder if there’s anything in the regimental history.  If cotton drill covers, as I think they probably were, they would have been starched and laundered regularly under QM and SQMS arrangements, and probably fitted partly by drawstring and partly by hooks and eyes.  I’m not suggesting a GS issue, but something arranged regimentally.

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Posted (edited)

List of Brodrick patch Colours for the Hussars. 

 

All Brodricks except the 11th Hussars (Crimson) and 13th Hussars (2nd Pattern was white) were initially scarlet until 1903 then made from "Drummers red cloth". From June 1904 all patches (except 11H and 13H and 15th who retained Scarlet)  patches were to be drummer red for all Hussars regiments. 

 

 

Unit        Patch

3H          Garter Blue

4H          Yellow

7H          Scarlet

8H           "

10H         "

11H        Crimson

13H        Light Buff (later white cap with blue patch) 

14H       Yellow

15H       Scarlet

18H        Royal Blue

19H        Scarlet

20H        Crimson

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The first pattern Caps for Dragoons and Dragoon Guards were Blue cloth.

 

Unit        Patch

1DG         Dark Blue

2DG         white/later Buff

3DG        Yellow

4DG          Dark Blue

5DG         Dark Green

6DG      Light Buff

7DG       Black

1 Royal Dragoons   Scarlet    

2nd Dragoons     Dark Blue, White & Vandyke  

 

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Posted (edited)

Interesting to get that detail such as the “drummer red”, Toby.  Thanks for posting it.

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max7474

Now if someone could find a 19th Hussar in a Brodrick then that would be something.

 

Alan

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On 04/01/2019 at 14:48, HERITAGE PLUS said:

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On closer inspection, this is very interesting , the only time I have seen the Scots Greys Brodrick, probably on of the most unique.  Notice the blue and white vandkyed  patch. I doubt we will see another! I have made an attempted at replicating it on paint. 

 

 

 

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A new arrival. Again its the 8th Hussars in a mix of dress! 

 

 

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