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Mon May 10, 2010 4:34 pm
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Sounds great - it would be so good to see the back of the 'Final Solution' line!!!

Sun May 09, 2010 6:38 pm
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Many thanks for your reply. I have a medal to a member of Ferreira's Horse and thought I would try to find out what their movements were during 1879. I found the mention of Lebeak's Staadt in a South ...

Sun May 09, 2010 8:59 am
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Hello. I wonder if anyone has heard of a small action at a place called Lebeak's Staadt on May 14 1879 where at least one member of Ferreira's Horse was killed? I would be very grateful for any infor ...

Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:53 pm
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This probably won't be much use but I did see a spine pad years ago. It had small hooks at the top (can't remember the bottom) which presumably somehow hooked into metal eyes on the tunic!

Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:21 pm
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Yes. some of these are pretty good, but in the scheme of things I still don't think there are that many in relation to the volume of films produced on . say,'the winning of the west'. Also, I feel tha ...

Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:42 pm
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I always find it amusing that the Americans are so anti-colonialist when they are one of the biggest culprits!! There have not been that many films about the British Empire which is a shame - persona ...

Sun Dec 31, 2006 12:11 am
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Hi,

Mikey and I have talked before about this subject. I'm not putting myself up as an expert on this, but have looked into it a little bit. It's true to say there were many different patterns and ...

Fri Oct 20, 2006 5:30 pm
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This might well seem a silly question to those more in the know, but were these daily rates paid for 7 days a week or less? Apologies if I've missed this info somewhere else on site.

Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:58 am
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Hi, the camera was my son's and I'm afraid it is now defunct, so no photos. I felt I had to have a go at cleaning the helmet, as it was so soiled it couldn't really be displayed. I found something ca ...

Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:35 pm
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Can't get camera sorted I'm afraid, so no photos!

Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:42 pm
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Thanks for that - I will try and post some photos this week.

Sun Oct 08, 2006 10:37 pm
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I am lucky enough to have come across a Zulu War period Foreign Service helmet. It is in solid condition but the cloth is extremely soiled and generally 'manky'. I would be very grateful for any views ...

Fri Nov 18, 2005 7:47 pm
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Hi, I have a khaki British Foreign Service helmet with four fold puggaree stamped inside (under the dust) WD with arrow/crowsfoot and the date 80 plus size. There are no brass hooks as in later helmet ...
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