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Napoleonic Headware

Postby Rob Elliott » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:09 pm

Can anyone recommend a decent UK supplier of a Napoleonic period Royal Marine Officers Hat or Infantry officers Shako?

Are there any UK groups out there who portray the Royal Marines?

Cheers

Rob



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Postby John Waller » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:53 pm

RM Officer's hat on ebay now Item number: 290300224328

Some of my lot like Toad's Shakos. I'm not sure myself but check them out http://sites.google.com/site/toadshakos/

John Anastasio can probably sort you out http://napoleonic-uniforms.co.uk/Headwear.html

Good luck.


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Re: Napoleonic Headware

Postby Mark P. » Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:44 pm

Rob Elliott wrote:
Are there any UK groups out there who portray the Royal Marines?

Cheers

Rob


Try HMS

http://www.hms.org.uk/aboutusmarine.htm


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Postby Kate1812 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:13 am

my group do Royal Navy along side our Infantry, we've some pictures on our site www.41st-foot.co.uk
we attended Copenhagen for the Bicentenary, and were part of Trafalgar 200 as RN


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Postby Hraefn » Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:51 am

Kittyhats do a mean shako and have done tarred mariney type things in the past.....For an A1 mutts nutts officey type thing complete with shellaced leatherwork bells and whistles Military Metalwork is THE place to go but I think he's booked up for a while.
http://livinghistory.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=16623 But his stuff is worth waiting for
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Postby Andy R » Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:01 am

Hraefn wrote:Private purchase Tarleton? Suit you Sir!
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Oh. that's nice.

Why don't you just parade tarleton's under my nose when I can't afford one.

Next year maybe...


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Postby border reiver » Tue Mar 10, 2009 6:56 pm

as for royal marines the is on in hartlepool

www.royal-marine-society.co.uk/



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Postby Kate1812 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:19 pm

Sorry Andrew'

can't believe I didn't suggest them before?!


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