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Robert Burke16 Feb 2020 7:29 p.m. PST

Does anyone know what color the British artillery carriages were painted? Were the barrels bronze or black?

TIA.

rmaker16 Feb 2020 9:19 p.m. PST

In the Crimea, the carriages would still have been gray with black iron-work. Iron barrels (rifles) would have been black, bronze barrels would have been polished.

colonial nic17 Feb 2020 4:58 a.m. PST

I second rmaker's statement for what it's worth :)

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