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  1. Hallo! IMHO... It can be......

    Hallo!

    IMHO...

    It can be... "deceptive."

    If one holds to an 18th century "ideal' that a formation of infantry should fire 4-5 rounds (before loading became problematic) ideally...
  2. Hallo! Sage wisdom above for a quality...

    Hallo!

    Sage wisdom above for a quality impression.

    Here is a detail-rich mix of stewards "in the field" versus hospital duty from the 2nd Division, 9th Corps, at Petersburg, October 1864:...
  3. Hallo! Short answer, yes. ...

    Hallo!

    Short answer, yes.

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/hospstew_zps91f76dd1.jpg

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/hos_zps9de8fa49.jpg

    Here is the...
  4. Hallo! Just an aside.... Some Period...

    Hallo!

    Just an aside....

    Some Period developing processes shift red to black.

    Curt
  5. Hallo! IMHO not really enough to base a firm...

    Hallo!

    IMHO not really enough to base a firm opinion on... :)

    Guessing.....

    While trying to interpret color from B & W images, I would say there is a possibility that he is...
  6. Hallo! I have some opinions or theories of...

    Hallo!

    I have some opinions or theories of my own on that...

    I believe backed CW collar rank insignia evolved over time. At the beginning of teh War, and early on, there were more backed...
  7. Hallo! Indeed.... Many of the patterns...

    Hallo!

    Indeed....

    Many of the patterns and models we use in talking, in unit standards, and in sales and purchases are modern designations and typologies not used in the Civil War.

    ...
  8. Hallo! For collar rank variety or...

    Hallo!

    For collar rank variety or variation, you can also check with Rev War vendors who sell (actual) gold thread/buillion "button hole lace" or "tape" for British officer uniforms.

    I...
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    Hallo! What sizes or size ranges? Curt

    Hallo!

    What sizes or size ranges?

    Curt
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    Hallo! In reenacting, and the history...

    Hallo!

    In reenacting, and the history of reenacting...

    such rhythmic cycles are common, although now we are adding the dimension of a graying and aging demographic that is not...
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    Hallo! "‘The report of my death was an...

    Hallo!

    "‘The report of my death was an exaggeration.' Mark Twain

    Not about the reprieve from the death of the board here, but...

    " But, can they be any more authentic? I wonder. "

    ...
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    Hallo! The first two issuances of (issue) ...

    Hallo!

    The first two issuances of (issue) 12 star battle flags in the ANV were silk done by ladies' sewing circles. Silk ran out fairly fast, and 12 star cotton ones filled the gap. At the...
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    Hallo! ...

    Hallo!

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/M1836pistol_zpse1b88b09.jpg

    Curt
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    Hallo! Do you mean the U.S. M1842 percussion...

    Hallo!

    Do you mean the U.S. M1842 percussion pistol made by Ashton or Johnson?

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/Ashton_zps44848bd2.jpg

    Short answer is. no.

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  15. Hallo! Correct. They are not...

    Hallo!

    Correct.

    They are not exclusively Pedersoli markings. But rather the date the firearm went to the Proof House.

    Oh, since we do not always see the whole list, here is the...
  16. Hallo! AA 1975 AB 1976 AC 1977 AD 1978...

    Hallo!

    AA 1975
    AB 1976
    AC 1977
    AD 1978
    AE 1979
    AF 1980
    AH 1981
    AI 1982
  17. Hallo! IMHO, it can be "hard" to modify...

    Hallo!

    IMHO, it can be "hard" to modify details on such a small sale as 22mm (ish).
    However it can be say through X-Acto razor sawing off heads and swapping them out with a little super glue....
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    Hallo! Although narrow in focus (Gettysburg...

    Hallo!

    Although narrow in focus (Gettysburg era), I would highly recommend "The Damned Red Flags of the Rebellion": The Confederate Battle Flag at Gettysburg." by Richard Rollins.

    It...
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    Hallo! In brief.... The forage cap...

    Hallo!

    In brief....

    The forage cap and the kepi (aka "crushed kepi" sometimes) existed side-by-side wrapped up in the complications of 'issue" uniform regulations on the one had and...
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    Hallo! Aside from the concept of personal...

    Hallo!

    Aside from the concept of personal statement and fashion, and how one wanted to be perceived or seen in ''Life...."

    Hats that had bound brims often, NUG, "typically" would have...
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    Hallo! Basically percussion caps have not...

    Hallo!

    Basically percussion caps have not been fulminate of mercury (aka Mercury Fulminate) for ages... well 19th century. It and silver fulminate were mostly replaced by Potassium Fulminate...
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    Hallo! I do not recall when Dixie started...

    Hallo!

    I do not recall when Dixie started importing them, but Navy Arms started in 1974. It was shortly there after.

    There were some initials problems with their patent breech set up that...
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    Hallo! IMHO, and bias.... The...

    Hallo!

    IMHO, and bias....

    The impression or presentation/interpretation can receive a direct boost or to the contrary a drubbing or soaking based on the nature of the event itself.
    ...
  24. Hallo! I see them done two ways, mostly. ...

    Hallo!

    I see them done two ways, mostly.

    1. The cast-on integral steel front sight is filed off. And the properly shaped brass blade hard-soldered in its place as per the originals.

    ...
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    Hallo! It could also vary how strict a...

    Hallo!

    It could also vary how strict a regimental or senior commander was in allowing men (who might desert) to leave camp with their arms and ammunition and not stacked under guard on the color...
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