In this period, the epaulettes had become stiff and formalised and are referred to as box pattern. The gold twist wire tassels do not hang loosely, they are fixed to a piece of stiff curved leather. The Grenadier Guards badge of the flaming Grenade is worked in silver bullion. Above this is a gold embroidered crown with crimson velvet cushions. This denotes the rank of Captain. Majors and above had the royal cypher above the grenade, and subalterns had the grenade only.
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