Monday 23 February 2009

Trooper of the Sardinian Gardes Du Corps Regiment 1750

Unit history and organisation: The senior regiment of the Sardinian army, in the WAS the unit had 3 companies each of 130 men.

Full dress uniform: Trooper: Black tricorne, gold or yellow silk laced edge, yellow metal button, mid-blue cockade. Black stock. Scarlet coat, dark Prussian blue cuffs and turnbacks, yellow silk or gold lace, yellow metal buttons, scarlet shoulder strap. Prussian blue waistcoat, yellow silk or gold lace, yellow metal buttons. Prussian blue breeches, yellow metal buttons. White inner stocking. Black leather boots. Prussian blue shabraque and pistol holster covers with yellow silk or gold lace. Yellow silk or gold monogram and crown.