The 15th The King's Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1759 and distinguished themselves under the Duke of Wellington in Spain and Portugal in the Napoleonic Wars, including Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo (Sunday 18 June 1815).
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Basic Hussar "George" figure out of box
The tight fitting braided jacket worn by the hussars was known as the dolman. "George" comes with two pairs of trousers.
The hussar also wore reinforced breeches which had leather on the inside of the leg to prevent them from wearing due to the extensive riding in the saddle. There is a red stripe running up his breeches on the outside.
Sabertache - a distinctive leather satchel carried by calvarymen, hung from the saber belt, used to hold writing and sketching materials
The King's Hussar wore a fur busby with plume. Note the other crossbelt with clip for carbine fastened together with the cartridge box and belt by a stud
A complete 15th The King's Hussar by DiD with his pelisse: a short fur-edged jacket which was often worn slung over one shoulder in the style of a cape, fastened with a cord. This garment was extensively adorned with braiding (often gold or silver for officers) and several rows of multiple buttons. It was worn over the braided dolman or tunic.
DiD's other Napoleonic Era soldiers include the 42nd Royal Highlander Regiment and the Royal Scots Line Infantry Regiment.
DiD's other period piece was 24th Regiment of Foot Private Williams
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