91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

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    jholl72
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    91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by jholl72 on Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:13 pm

    Hey guys,
    Picked this up today, looks good to me but this period has caused me some grief before. With Victorian crown militia buttons and kings crown collars, I believe this to be in the 1903 to 1914 time frame, leaning towards 1903 based on the buttons with use through WWI. It is named to McFarlane, first initials appear to AJ.
    All input and comments are welcome.







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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by leprechaun on Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:11 am

    wow the outside of the uniform is in really good condition for its age

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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by jholl72 on Wed Oct 02, 2013 11:30 am

    It is in good condition, but not minty by any stretch of the imagination. I forgot to post the photo of the embroidered shoulders/



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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by pylon1357 on Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:49 pm

    Nice catch Jeff. I wish I could help you out with some additional information, But these are way outside my comfort zone of knowledge.


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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by Bill on Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:00 am

    Looks good. IIRC, the 91st / Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders continued to use these tunics in the inter-war period, for full dress parades / ceremonies.

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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by servicepub on Mon Dec 30, 2013 5:59 pm

    Hi,
    I may be able to use this tunic in an upcoming, 2-volume, history of Victorian-era Canadian uniforms. Can you re-shoot the front and back? Best results come from laying them on a white sheet but try to have the camera as much as possibe directly over the uniform to avoid the skewing effect that occurs when the camera is at an angle. If possible the sleeves should be arranged close to the body so no light shows through.

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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by jholl72 on Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:03 pm

    Hey Clive, I'll get some better pics for you after New Years. You want them posted here or high res pics emailed to you?


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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by servicepub on Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:07 pm

    Hi-res scanned to me please.
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    Re: 91st Canadian Highlanders Uniform

    Post by Michael Reintjes on Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:23 pm

    I have the officers version of this jacket...will post Friday...

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