Drummer's Coat 1784

The coat is of red cloth with blue facings. The lace is white with blue fleur-de-lys designs, which has been used on Guards drummers' coats ever since. The lapels are decorated with pewter buttons and the same bastion loops that were on the coats of the rest of the regiment. The back view shows the pocket flaps and the turnbacks which are the same colour as the lining of the coat which should be white but is now a light brown.

Band | Regimental details


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