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Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2018 10:27 a.m. PST

This is my second attempt at British uniforms for the Peninsular War. Perrys light dragoons box has the 14th. with helmet,but "British Napoleonic uniforms shows them with a Shako? I've put them in helmets, how bad have I screwed up?

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2018 11:53 a.m. PST

It depends what year you are talking about. Before 1812 they would have worn the helmet and the frogged jacket, after 1812 the shako and spencer jacket though it would take time to come in. As a matter of interest, the Perrys uniform information leaflet has both orders of dress.

Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2018 12:06 p.m. PST

Thank you for the info, that leaflet is in a very good place,which I no longer can find.

Cerdic12 Sep 2018 12:25 p.m. PST

A large part of the British army in Spain had a big issue of uniforms during the winter of 1812/1813. I would guess that it is likely this is when most units swapped to the new style.

Jabba Miles27 Sep 2018 2:57 a.m. PST

There is a copy in the My Resorces /Download section of my blog at
found in the right hand side sidebar if that helps.

My 14th for the Peninsular

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