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Marghec
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Hi, can anyone tell me where I might get chin chains for 19th/20th Century type Army dragoon helmets, blue cloth helmets, busbies etc.

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I would say Military Metalwork but I understand Andrew is selling up and his lead times can be lengthy to say the least. Only other one I can think of is www.militaryheritage.com. Steve Stocker of Bowstock has made some nice chin scales for his shako kits.

I think the King's Troop RHA wear chin chains (& busbies) so you could try their outfitters - www.degesavilerow.co.uk makes their officers kit.
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John Waller wrote:I think the King's Troop RHA wear chin chains (& busbies)
They do- unless you are the Veterinary Officer in which case you get a pointy hat/pickelhaube thingy :)
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Not selling up, but moving workshop up to Leeds in October.

Means alot of my equipment is getting boxed up and the place is in chaos at the moment.

Expect to be fully up and running by the end of November and restarted fully for the new year with a new attitude and hopefully better delivery times.

I've a set of plain brass 3/4" straight chinchains available for £35.00 from stock (if I can find the b**ger in this mess ATM) PM me if interested

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I've bought three from ebay - two with the leather still attached.

Last one around six months ago. They come up fairly frequently.

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Thanks for your help everyone, I had scanned the net, but quite obviously not used the correct search words, and have been watching Ebay, but only for the three months that I have been looking for them. I am actually looking for white metal ones should anyone have any. I shall PM you Neilbel.

Thanks again,

John T

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Neibelungen wrote:Not selling up, but moving workshop up to Leeds in October.

Means alot of my equipment is getting boxed up and the place is in chaos at the moment.

Expect to be fully up and running by the end of November and restarted fully for the new year with a new attitude and hopefully better delivery times.

I've a set of plain brass 3/4" straight chinchains available for £35.00 from stock (if I can find the b**ger in this mess ATM) PM me if interested
I for one am glad to hear that - I will be in contact in the new year.

All the very best with the move.
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FAO Nerf Herder,

Just got one on Ebay, but could do with a couple more so will keep looking.

Thanks again,

John T

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