Buffalo Coat, c1910


The buffalo coat remained part of winter dress for many years from the mid 1870s up until at least 1960 from which date they were retained for parades or the need for smartness. It was, however a heavy coat to wear and was replaced by the blue nylon parka with down filled quilted lining. Underneath the coat is the brown drill fatigue tunic. The woolly look to the legs is in fact a pair of sheepskin chaps.


Regimental Details | Uniforms




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by Stephen Luscombe