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Old 19-04-24, 05:18 PM
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This was sold as possibly Devonshire, I'm thinking its East Surrey?

And is it me or are they quite large collar badges?

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Old 19-04-24, 05:50 PM
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East Surrey definitely.

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Old 19-04-24, 08:36 PM
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Couple of East Surrey examples:
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That man is exceptionally small, the collars appearing very large as a result. Note also the scale of the pockets and flaps relative to the rest of the tunic. They are huge.
I recall back in the 1970s when I first started to collect British militaria, I purchased a circa 1900 Cameron Highlanders officers doublet from a stateside dealer from New England and was rather shocked at the small size. Officers tended to be even larger than most ORs of the time as well.
He said the British Empire was built by midgets; he may not have been far off the mark!

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Old 20-04-24, 08:22 AM
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Thank you for the replies, scale is the answer then.

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