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Re: Best Spanish American War Uniform Reference
« Reply #25 on: June 13, 2019, 09:14:11 pm »
I wash my wool shirt in the machine with lots of fabric softener on the gentle cycle, then line dry and stretch it as it dries.

I received this 1899 photo from Dutch Al.


That is an interesting mix of uniforms!  A lot of British 1896, some US 1899 but also a couple of 5 button tunics with lower pockets on them.  The Brits also did blouse/tunic with lower pockets only on it.  I wonder if those are from the Brits also.
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Re: Best Spanish American War Uniform Reference
« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2019, 09:25:24 pm »
That is an interesting mix of uniforms!  A lot of British 1896, some US 1899 but also a couple of 5 button tunics with lower pockets on them.  The Brits also did blouse/tunic with lower pockets only on it.  I wonder if those are from the Brits also.
I don't know about the British, but the Germans had a khaki tunic for the Seebattalion that only had lower pockets.

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Re: Best Spanish American War Uniform Reference
« Reply #27 on: June 13, 2019, 10:51:00 pm »
I don't know about the British, but the Germans had a khaki tunic for the Seebattalion that only had lower pockets.

The Brits had a few different patterns during the ABW.  I think Rattlesnake Jack posted did a thread on them at one point.
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Re: Best Spanish American War Uniform Reference
« Reply #28 on: December 12, 2019, 04:06:39 pm »
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Re: Best Spanish American War Uniform Reference
« Reply #29 on: December 17, 2019, 08:05:15 pm »
I don't know about the British, but the Germans had a khaki tunic for the Seebattalion that only had lower pockets.

The issue enlisted uniform only had lower pockets.  The Officers had their uniforms made and were authorized a breast pocket.
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