British 8th Foot officer's coat 1775
British 8th Foot officer's coat of c.1775. Authenticallt recreated from original coats preserved in UK and the USA, made from superfine scarlet red cloth and fully lined with white shalloon. Gold braid lacing on the buttonholes. Most British regiments sported similar uniforms, varying only in minor details and for regimental facing colour. Enquiry before ordering. For "unlaced" regiments (without metal lace braids, and sporting worked thread buttonholes) please refer to the Marine officer's coat elsewhere in this same catalogue.
This coat is available only made to measure. The fine gold lace pleated epaulettes (copied from original extant specimen) can be bougth seperately.