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Kenn, it is Royal Chelsea Infirmary, at least for the KC.
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Kenn, it is Royal Chelsea Infirmary, at least for the KC.
The correct military clothing catalogue title for the Crown RCI buttons is; Royal College of Invalids (CA 2505 large & CA 2506 small in gilding metal).

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The correct military clothing catalogue title for the Crown RCI buttons is; Royal College of Invalids (CA 2505 large & CA 2506 small in gilding metal).

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Blimey, how many titles with the same initials do they have??
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Excellent,

Thank you for the info Marc
I shall amend my notes & records accordingly.

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Blimey, how many titles with the same initials do they have??
I believe Royal Chelsea Institute was also bandied

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The correct military clothing catalogue title for the Crown RCI buttons is; Royal College of Invalids (CA 2505 large & CA 2506 small in gilding metal).

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I agree with Ken in post #15

2. BUTTONS

"Originally made from brass, each coat has nine buttons. In 1959 the brass buttons were replaced by anodised ones,which was incredibly popular with the Pensioners as the new buttons didnít require polishing. The buttons are engraved with the symbol of the crown and the letters RCI, the initials of the Royal Corps of Invalids (to which the Chelsea Pensioners were once a part of)."


Information from Chelsea Pensioners website.

https://www.chelsea-pensioners.co.uk/scarlets
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