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Russian "New model" Foot colors in Smolensk war 1632-34


1st color: Wilson's regimental color, 1632
2 nd color: Wilson's company's color, 1632
3 & 4 colors: colors of Vovzyn's regiment, 1679
Source: Zeughause # 15, illustrations by V. Perederiy
for A. Malov's article

Russian “new model” foot regiments received in 1632-34 one white regimental colour (carried by the 1st/colonel’s company) and 7 colored for the remaining companies. Regimental colors were white with black state double-headed eagle with 3 gold crowns. Company colors were of regimental color with diagonal cross (flat, not Burgundian). Regimental colors are known for 7 foot regiments & independent company:
·        Pentzer/ van Damm Foot: red with yellow cross
·        Sanderson Foot: blue with white
·        Rosform Foot: yellow with white
·        Keith (or Kyte?) Foot: crimson with white
·        Wilson Foot: white with blue/white/blue cross (see image)
·        Craufort Foot: red with white, decorated with stars,bur, etc. of different colors
·        Kynemont Foot: blue with white
·        Farbes Company: white with blue cross
Also known 4 sets of colors, but regiments are unknown:
·        white with yellow cross,
·        yellow with black cross (5 such colors survived, Unzen Foot?)
·        green with white (?) cross
·        blue with white (?) cross
Colors size was 1,86 m x 2,1-2,2 m

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  1. The sources are:
    - Яковлев Л. Древности Российского государства. Дополнение к III Отделению. Русские старинные знамена. Москва, 1865. сс. 73-75
    - Опись Московской Оружейной Палаты. М. 1884, Ч. III Знамена, прапоры, значки и штандарты. с. 67

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