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Blue coat with silver buttons, chamoiscolored lining and cuffs. Coat decorated "all over" with silver lace on the collar, pockets, cuffs, arms, in the seams and on the coat front Black neckcloth, leather kamisol with silver buttons and leather breeches. Waistbelt and sword frog with silver lace. Chamoiscolored schabraque with blue border. Drummer: Uniformed as the Oboist but chamois-colored braid instead of the silver lace on the coat. All musicians were mounted on "Mohrköpfe" or dapple-gray horses.
Blue pistol covers with silver lace. Blue schabraque with chamois-colored border, silver lace and Royal monogram in silver. Non-commissioned officer: hat with wide silver lace. Blue cloak with chamois- colored lining and silver lace on the collar. Blue cloak with silver buttons, buttonholes stitched with chamois-colored thread, chamois-colored lining. Collar, cuffs and pockets with silver lace. Black neckcloth, leather vest with silver buttons, leather breeches. Sword frog, carbine belt and waistbelt with silver lace.
Oboist: hat with gold lace. Blue coat with blue lining and cuffs with gold-in-silver lace. Blue vest, breeches and stockings. Gauntlets with gold lace, sword frog with gold lace and sword knot of gold thread. Piper and Drummer: hat with braid. Blue coat and blue vest with lace. Blue breeches and yellow stockings. Sword frog and drum belt with lace. Other Ranks: hat with lace. Blue coat with pewter buttons, yellow lining and cuffs. Blue breeches, yellow stockings. Blue cloak with yellow lining. Provost: hat with lace.