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    As an aside, anyone interested in full set of franch roingear? Looks just like irish DPM, but isnt. Free. Sized to fit someone who is 5'10 and a waistline no larger than 40. Currently heading for the clothes charity bin.
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    Actually tempted to buy one of those Irish flashes...

    And the raingear NG, is it in good nick? Photos?
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    It is, Only wore it a few times, much tidier in an AML turret than the issue stuff, and difficult to spot the difference from far off. Trousers have zips on each side to ease putting them on and off while sitting down and also fold into their own arse pocket. Jacket rolls into the hood, which also fits in the arse pocket of the trousers, or pantalon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by na grohmitÃ* View Post
    It is, Only wore it a few times, much tidier in an AML turret than the issue stuff, and difficult to spot the difference from far off. Trousers have zips on each side to ease putting them on and off while sitting down and also fold into their own arse pocket. Jacket rolls into the hood, which also fits in the arse pocket of the trousers, or pantalon.
    Photos to follow..
    Bought a set a few years ago - fantastic gear
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    Thanks for the interest folks. It has been saved from the charity bin and will instead live out its days keeping some IMO user mostly dry...
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    Can Sir Edmund Blackadder please clear their inbox?

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    Not on ebay but on another site

    https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/a...2-aa4101439a01

    Uniform of the Blue Hussars i think. Cant be too many around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by recoil View Post
    Not on ebay but on another site

    https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/a...2-aa4101439a01

    Uniform of the Blue Hussars i think. Cant be too many around.
    Bullshit job.. rank marking is wrong
    Time for another break I think......

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    Quote Originally Posted by hptmurphy View Post
    Bullshit job.. rank marking is wrong
    Not quite a bullshit job. Ebay seller has it mixed up.

    It's wrong army. Looks to be the uniform for a Royal Irish Hussars Lance Corporal.

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    You are both correct. The uniforms are very different. Photo is the Irish army blue hussars uniform.

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    Using google translate on the webpage he doesn't use the phrase Blue Hussars. It is referred to as the Irish Hussars

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    He does mention Dublin though which is only adding to the confusion. I don't think he knows what he's selling!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Auldsod View Post
    He does mention Dublin though which is only adding to the confusion. I don't think he knows what he's selling!
    There was an avenue explored in the 90's to re launch the Blue Huzzars as a horse mounted unit with similar grab from the past and at least one uniform was made. Its came to nothing.
    Time for another break I think......

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    Quote Originally Posted by recoil View Post


    You are both correct. The uniforms are very different. Photo is the Irish army blue hussars uniform.
    can't see the photo
    Time for another break I think......

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