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Sat Mar 15, 2008 6:28 pm
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I just received the undress officer's frock Stan Dolan made for me. He did an outstanding job. Here are a couple of pics.

Thanks Stan!


http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n264/jlundy46/Undres ...

Tue Jun 19, 2007 7:01 pm
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Hi Coll,
Yes, it does have clips from Zulu Dawn, but mine didn't have a little booklet. It is a nice overall survey of the war, but I had not heard Durnford referred to as a reckless adventurer befo ...

Tue Jun 19, 2007 5:09 pm
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I just acquired another documentary on the AZW. It is part of the History of Warfare series and titled "The Zulu Wars 1879". It is narrated by Robert Powell, so I assume it was part of a British ser ...

Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:35 pm
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Does anyone know of a source for reloaded .455 Webley revolver ammo? The commercial stuff is nearly $40 per box Shocked

Thanks,
John

Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:19 pm
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Here is a picture of the back of the two holsters. My British holster only has one D-ring. I have seen some with two D-rings and one with two short straps with clips on the ends. During the ACW whe ...

Sat Jun 09, 2007 11:22 pm
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Here is a photo of the US Army holster used in the late 1800s and the British army holster for the Webley revolver.
John

http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n264/jlundy46/USArmyandBritishWebley.jpg ...

Fri Jun 08, 2007 12:37 pm
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The US Army holster as issued was worn on the right side with the butt facing forward (essentially a left-handed holster worn on the wrong side) because the right hand was to draw the sword (primary w ...

Sat May 12, 2007 9:57 pm
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Hi Joe,
I have just registered and had a look. Very nice dioramas. What brand of figures do you use? I have just bought a few from a chap on eBay (Clash of Arms) and I have an officer from Traditi ...

Sat May 12, 2007 1:46 am
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Hi David,
I look forward to your book. Does it have a title yet?

John

Fri May 11, 2007 7:36 pm
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Michael Caine's tunic went for 102 pounds!

John

Thu May 10, 2007 4:38 pm
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Hi Martin,
Thanks for the information. My understanding is most officers in the AZW wore the officer's undress frock coat, which had a collar in regimental green but the sleeve facings were scarlet ...

Thu May 10, 2007 12:53 pm
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Does anyone know if the collar and cuffs were trimmed in green on the officer's dress tunic? I have seen mention only in passing that the undress frock did not have the colourful facings of the dress ...

Thu May 10, 2007 12:59 am
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Thanks Peter, most appreciated.

John

Wed May 09, 2007 5:50 pm
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I have found mention of Stevenson's flight from Rorke's Drift in many works, but nothing about any sanctions taken against him. Was he taken to task for leaving?

Thanks,
John

Wed May 09, 2007 5:09 pm
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Well, I see there are no bids yet on Michael Caine's tunic. I think anyone who has seen the movie and paid reasonable attention would know this is NOT the one.

John
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