- View SourceMike,
Is there anyway of spacing your responses
so it would be easier to read?
Also, could you 'snip' the "unimportant
to know what you are responding about"
----- Original Message -----
From: mike dollinger
>From: Scott McDonald <raintree@...>
>Subject: Re: [WarOf1812] Uniform alterations
>Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 01:39:50 -0600
>right o Scott, any tailor or officer in charge would see the need to
>stretch the spacing between the loops and it would be done. Uniforms are
>and were a thing of pride they wouldnt be made to look silly. Mike
>Dollinger tailor for 78th, 93rd, Von Riedesel and countless other well
> >Suzy Baby..........
> >.....we are talking about a guy who is damnear' 7' tall !
> >~ if we did the lace thingie as per Warrant,
> > he would look like he was wearing a bib!
>There is a drawing of Big Sam wearing his 3rd Sutherland Fencibles uniform
>which of course has a much earlier style coat (1793 ish) but it is
>interesting that it has the 10 buttons down each side lapel which I think
>was per regulation at the time and in my humble opinion they appear to be
>spaced a little further apart than some other illustrations of the same
>I'm not really trying to stir anything up here. I know that Regimental
>tailors had considerable lattitude within the regulations to make certian
>changes so the uniform would fit and they could add certian embellishments,
>especially to bands and flank companies, But regs were regs, especially
>regarding the number of buttons, right?
>OK I could be wrong
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