Personal Distinctions, 350 years of Royal Marines Uniforms and Insignia by John Rawlinson.Regular price $45.00
Personal Distinctions, 350 years of Royal Marines Uniforms and Insignia by John Rawlinson.
This is a long over due comprehensive catalogue of uniforms and insignia worn by Marines and Royal Marines since 1664. Over 1000 high quality photographs and clear descriptions make this a volume that will be sought after by aficionados and collectors of Marine insignia around the world. The book is profusely illustrated with both modern photography of surviving artefacts from museums and private collections as well as contemporary paintings, sketches and illustrations from regulations with good drawings. Separate sections deal with head-dress, badges of rank, unit insignia, specialist gunnery and flying badges with sections devoted to the band service and accoutrements. All of Chas Stadden’s series of uniform illustrations are included and brought up to date with a specially commission montage of uniforms from 1974 to 2014.