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Monday, 28 March 2011

A question of French cuirassier trumpeters

Inspired by Mick the Painters picsMick the Painter's first post   I have looked into the cuirassier trumpeter's  coat situation. i initially was intrigued by the blue coat.. searching aroundI did indeed a first cuirassier  shown in a sky blue coat. I think this is an example  the parade dress as it matches the coat of a non combatant member of the regimental band..so   All ok though it wouildn't have been my first choice of uniform ..here is the fruit of a mornings research..anything to avaoid the Persian 15s.\