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Old 15-02-20, 06:53 PM
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Thanks for the information, Toby.
I note that in Kipling and King's Vol.1, that several "French-Pattern Shako: 1855-1861" plates have this rounded end "3".
Regards, John
Hello John, yes itís a curious thing. I donít think that the change over was universal, it was more of a trend. The only thing that Iím certain of is that the round end numeral style had French origins.
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