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Blackwatch loading.
The highlander bonnet is reaching the apex of design in this uniform era. The original simple blue bonnet has been progressively embellished. This tall imposing headgear is actually a wire framework added to the now reinforced leather cap and then covered with black dyed Ostrich feathers. A truly elaborate head covering, which actually performed well in practice, the wire giving protection from saber blows.

Reverse view

Also 54 mm kits of white metal castings.
These are glued, primed, painted with oil base enamels and the clear coated with acrylic.

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