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Shakos from the 96th Regiment


A pair of shakos from the 19th Century used by the 96th Rgt which became the Manchesters Regiment. The one on the left is a bell-top shako with cheek-pieces from the period 1834-44. The one on the right is in simple plain blue cloth, 1861.


The Museum of Manchester's Regiment, Ashton-under-Lyne, UK. March 2004

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