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Personal logo DucDeGueldres Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2015 4:33 p.m. PST

In the book 'The Spanish Armies in the War of the League of Augsburg' page 32 has a description of the standards for the Bavarian cuirassier regiments d'Arco and Weickel, which served in Flanders after having changed sides from France to the Grand Alliance.

However the standards sold by Reiver Castings, which look beautiful by the way, have quite different patterns.

The standards on the website 'Warflag', although slightly later as they are dated in the WSS, are again different.

Can someone help me deciding for the 'right' standards?

Thanks,
Le Duc

AussieAndy Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2015 8:08 p.m. PST

Pick the most gaudy.

bdweeks25 Nov 2015 5:19 a.m. PST

Kuhlmann's work on Bavarian Flags show both original flags found in various archives as well as a restored view to help out. I can send you some images for the cavalry of Max Emanuel II during the WSS if you can provide me an email address?

Supercilius Maximus25 Nov 2015 10:13 a.m. PST

It's possible they may reflect the differences between the colonel's standard and the "ordinary" squadrons' standards.

( @ bdweeks – I'd be interested in these images too, if you wouldn't mind. Do you have a PM facility on here? )

Personal logo DucDeGueldres Supporting Member of TMP25 Nov 2015 11:49 a.m. PST

Thanks bdweeks.
You may send it to: peter.lenders@ziggo.nl

mollinary25 Nov 2015 12:37 p.m. PST

I am sorry BDW, I am totalll unfamiliar with Kuhlmann's work, but fascinated by Bavarian flags of this period. Can you enlighten me regarding what he has published and when? Many thanks in advance.

Mollinary

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