Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Military Regalia

Grenadier Bearskin Cap, 1790s

Grenadier Bearskin Cap 1800-15
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 Gold Epaulet        

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                                                                     Late 18th Century Embossed Gorget

Pioneer Crossed-Axes Plate 

 Bugle and Grenade Cartridge Pouch Plate

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Crowned "N" Cartridge Pouch (Giberne) Plate 

French Cockade on Shako 

Lion's Heads and Snake Waistbelt clasp

General Officer's Waistbelt Plate

French Marshal's Bicorn

Officer Bonnet de Police

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Buff Leather and Gold Sword Tassel with Crimson CentreThis knot was used by various cavalry units at various times.  The 1st Life Guards used on and off throughout it history (1796 -1822, 1831-1857, 1872-1945).  The Heavy Cavalry used it from 1822 to 1883.

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