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PostSubject: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Sun Mar 28, 2010 6:04 pm

Looking for a 24th of Foot reenactment tunic for a display. Size not so important due to the fact that it does not have to fit anybody.
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PostSubject: Re: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Sun Mar 28, 2010 6:59 pm

hi,
found a couple of tunics-not sureif they are 24th foot though.
heres one

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Victorian-Officers-Tunic_W0QQitemZ320508442474QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Men_s_Vintage_Clothing?hash=item4a9fcab76a

and the other (maybe not so good)

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Vintage-Irish-Guards-Tunic-Red-Military-Coat_W0QQitemZ150425801865QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_3?hash=item2306139489

hope this helps

thanks joe
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PostSubject: Re: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:48 pm

EOA wrote:
Looking for a 24th of Foot reenactment tunic for a display. Size not so important due to the fact that it does not have to fit anybody.

There's a site here that do the full uniform : http://www.thehistorybunker.co.uk/acatalog/British_Army_Victorian_Era_19th_century_uniforms.html
& here : http://www.victorianstrollers.co.uk/stevesuniforms/forsale.html
I'm sure if you search around on the net putting '24th foot tunic' you'll find many more. Wink
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PostSubject: Colour Sgt Bourne   Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:57 pm

hi all.
Here is something you wont see everyday. Idea .

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/FULL-SIZE-MODEL-COLOUR-SERGEANT-BOURNE-ZULU-WARS_W0QQitemZ400111627184QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Collectables_Militaria_LE?hash=item5d2882ebb0
cheers 90th.
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PostSubject: here"s another   Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:18 am

hi EOA.
Here is another , but not sure the Helmet is correct , hard to tell.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Cotswold-British-Zulu-War-24th-Foot-Soldiers-Uniform_W0QQitemZ320506427501QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item4a9fabf86d

cheers 90th
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PostSubject: Re: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Wed Apr 07, 2010 5:48 pm

Hi EOA,
What about this one! :lol!:
Not sure if its 24th foot though! :lol!:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BOER-WAR-ZULU-RED-MILITARY-PITH-FANCY-DRESS-COSTUME-MAN_W0QQitemZ300405333050QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAdult_Fancy_Dress_UK?var=&hash=item8bb2db962f

:lol!: tell me if it will do ! :lol!:

thanks joe
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PostSubject: Re: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:01 pm

A RED MILITARY BOER WAR/ZULU COSTUME (That just about says it all) :lol!:
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PostSubject: Re: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:57 pm

Looks like a 118118 runner...
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PostSubject: Re: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:32 pm

Very Good Cisco. That did make me laugh. :lol!: :lol!:
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PostSubject: Re: 24th of Foot Reenactment Tunic   Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:18 am

90th wrote:
hi EOA.
Here is another , but not sure the Helmet is correct , hard to tell.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Cotswold-British-Zulu-War-24th-Foot-Soldiers-Uniform_W0QQitemZ320506427501QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item4a9fabf86d

cheers 90th

90th , you do know this is for a Action man type doll right :lol!:
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PostSubject: uniforms ,weapons.   Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:08 am

hi sirDCC.
Aaaaahhhhhhh yes Suspect , :lol!: :lol!: . Anybody could tell that , Right ? :lol!:
cheers 90th.

ps. may have been the couple of beers !.
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