Original British Household Cavalry Royal Horse Guard Trooper Uniform Set- Circa 1965
Original Items: Only One Set Available. The Royal Horse Guards, known as the Blues and Royals are, together with the Life Guards, better known as the Household Cavalry. In simple terms the Horse Guards wore blue tunics with red horsehair plumes on their helmets and the Life Guards wore red tunics with white horse hair plumes.
These are the guys that clatter alongside the Queen on state occasions or sit on their horses guarding Buckingham Palace and other London Royal residences.
This particular set came from a provincial museum in England and has literally not been cleaned in 50+ years.
This is what the set is comprised of-
Original Parade helmet with red horsehair plume (and original length chin strap).
Original cuirass set (Armor), front and back plates with over the shoulder brass articulated straps and leather waist belt.
Blue Melton cloth tunic with red trim and regimental stay bright buttons, complete with gold roping Agliettes to each shoulder.
White leather buckskin Jodhpurs (pants) in poor condition.
Thigh high cavalry heavy black leather boots (left & right but not the same size).
Black leather document pouch with Royal arms badge to be worn in the middle of the back supported by a polished white leather shoulder belt with brass fittings.
All you need is a 20 year old's slight physique and a horse!
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