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Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:03 pm
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Simon.
The picture is Excellent!!!!!!
Will a copy/copies be available for sale soon?
Kind Regards.
Jeremy.

Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:35 pm
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Adrian.
Thanks for the info,its greatley appreciated.
Jeremy

Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:38 pm
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John.
Many thanks for the information.
Jeremy.

Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:23 am
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Martin.
Thank you for your information,very much appreciated.
Jeremy.

Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:21 pm
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John.
That will do nicely sir! Thanks.
Jeremy.

Sun Apr 18, 2010 5:30 pm
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Hi Everyone.
Could some one let me know if Good Conduct Stripes
were removed when 17th Lancer troopers or Lance Corporals reached
the rank of full Corporal? I seem to have read conf ...

Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:03 pm
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Hi Everyone
Not sure if this topic has been raised before,if it has my
applogies.I often read that the Zulu were not particularly good shots
when using fire-arms be it old muskets o ...

Thu Apr 09, 2009 7:11 am
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Hi PRS
you can find a brilliant Illustration of a 17th Lancer in Zulu
War uniform by Simon Smith. under Uniforms, Equipement & Weapons
look for the topic Gauntlets and Gloves.
Hope ...

Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:50 pm
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Hi Guys.
Could anyone please give me any information as to the backing
colour of the NCO`s rank chevrons worn by 17th Lancer troopers.

I know the colour of the actual chevrons, it`s ...

Thu Sep 18, 2008 4:01 pm
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Hi Guys.
According to the Osprey book entitled British Cavalry Equipments
1800-1941,Lancers used the 1864 pattern sword, which basically was an
1853 pattern sword with a different hand ...

Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:49 am
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Hi Guys,
Martin, Harold thanks for replying to my question.
I'm after as much information as possible on the 17th Lancers in the Zulu War as I`m in the midst of making a 1/6 scale figur ...

Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:18 pm
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Hi Guys.
Does anyone have any information on whether the 17th Lancers
would have worn their gloves / gauntlets while on active service in Zulu-
land, or were they worn for ceremonial ...

Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:03 pm
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Hi Guys,
Does anyone have any thoughts or ideas on why Cpl. Cotter
would have been used as Lt. Scott Douglas`s orderley and not a private
or lance corporal/corporal from an infantry ...

Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:39 am
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Coll.
I agree very much with your comments, yet the Graphic states that
the body ot Lt. Scott Douglas was and I quote "partially dressed",so I
guess some warriors did take the ti ...

Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:05 pm
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Why was Cpl. Cotters helmet missing? yet his lance was found at the scene
of the fight intact,one can only assume that the foreign service helmet was
taken by one of the Zulu warriors,yet I would ha ...
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