Napoleonic French Infantry Uniform Buttons

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Napoleonic French Infantry Uniform Buttons

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Perhaps rather a dull subject for some, however I am looking to get as many examples as possible. In perticular I am looking for the sizes of both the small and large button.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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They have some on http://www.re-enactmentshop.com/p_napol ... tm#Buttons complete with dimensions if that helps?
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If you can get hold of Louis Fallou's Le bouton d'uniforme francais it will have all the info you desire. Give me a specific unit and year and I'll look it up for you.

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thanks mate. Have the book on order from my library :)
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My pleasure. And I really am going to finish that Highland coy article soon, honest! The latest derailer has been a J Leach reference to an Irish piper that I just need to follow up..

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Lacking a little cash to do all the proper research I want to this season. New uniform, couple of pistols, oh and a baby on the way!
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Congratulations! A little Rifleman? Or perhaps a little fusilier.. Remember, the baby goes in the hoster and the pistols in the cot. Or is it the other way around.

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Have you tried Jon Anastasio of the 9th?

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