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« on: February 04, 2018, 06:23:25 pm »


Does this look like the correct color for enlisted trousers after the "sky blue" of the civil war were used up, specifically SAW time period? I thought they were darker blue. I went to look at the Quartermaster Shop for reference, but they seem to have stopped offering any blue trousers later than the 1884 sky blue ones.

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http://onlinemilitaria.com/products/6750-US-M1885-Trousers/
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 04:35:15 am »

They look good to me.  Especially at that price!  As you say, officially the shade was darkened at that time, but there was so much variation in dyes from the contractors that you can hardly tell.
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