Dating british military uniforms, militaria fairs
They are in white metal as oppsed to gilt denoting a Volunteer Battalion.
The PCS-CU jacket is always worn loose, with sleeves rolled down; however an MTP pattern shirt was introduced in and this may be worn during the Summer months tucked into the trousers with sleeves rolled up. They were given to loved ones or exchanged with friends.
What new facts about the History of the British Military Uniform have you learnt? The images were typically taken in a commercial studio while on the first leave after being fitted with a uniform.
British military uniforms
All material and stitching are clean with just some service wear on the collar, see the insert photographwhich is to be expected. Musicians wear a scarlet doublet and the Feathered Bonnet a wire frame covered in ostrich plumes,  not a bearskin headdress as some have mistaken it.
The collection also comes with a brass ash tray owned by Byrne.
Image courtesy of Philip Katcher The U. Home assignment Option 1. The SBR was issued in a bag which could be worn in several positions.
Long wool putties that wrap around the lower leg from the boots to below the knee. That first day promised so much with the enthusiasm of the new volunteers and a so called plan from the high command gave everyone confidence of victory.
It is not generally issued to all units, with the khaki No. The colours are as follows: