Captain, Mess Dress 1994

The Guards have worn the same style of mess dress since first mentioned in the 1883 Dress Regulations where it was called a Shell-Jacket. 'Scarlet cloth, with garter blue collar and cuffs. The collar rolled; regimental badge on collar, 5 inches from seam of shoulder. Cuffs pointed; Field Officers have on each sleeve three rows of small gimp cord forming an eye at the top, Captains two rows, and Subalterns one row.'

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