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alan L21 Jan 2019 11:33 a.m. PST

I know that, by the time of the Second Boer War, British artillery carriages had changed from grey to a yellow-khaki. Would this apply also to the carriages for Maxim machine guns/pom-poms?

Personal logo jhancock Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2019 7:16 p.m. PST

Yellow-khaki or Olive green?

Durban Gamer22 Jan 2019 4:32 a.m. PST

I thought only the British artillery coming from India was khaki in the 2nd Boer War?

alan L22 Jan 2019 12:21 p.m. PST

My information comes from Wargaming in History: The Second Anglo-Boer War by Edwin Herbert. He states that the wooden parts on the guns and gun-carriages were painted a yellowish-khaki, as were General Service and ambulance wagons.

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