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by CaptGrant
Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Victorian kit on a budget?
Replies: 25
Views: 25482

Re: Victorian kit on a budget?

I wont be there in stage costume!!! Mix up your colours....early Vics liked tartans and bright vibrant colours..that is until Ol Albert died in 61! NIce tall toppers are good...not the little wedding ones you see everyone wearing. Feet, a nice pair of gents boots..elasticated jodphur boots are perfe...
by CaptGrant
Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Crimean Russians
Replies: 12
Views: 17434

Re: Crimean Russians

Hope it takes off..give me something to charge at!!!
by CaptGrant
Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Ageing a frock coat
Replies: 9
Views: 11980

Re: Ageing a frock coat

Yup..a nice little nutmeg grater applied to areas that would have seen genuine wear and tear. Try mismatching some buttons, a little tear here and there. Vaseline over the inside of the collar and entrances to pockets...anywhere where greasy hands would leave a mark. There is a product called Dirty ...