Coloured Blanco pre-dates canvas webbing

Posted on Sep 22, 2010

Further correlation of dates shows the introduction of Khaki-Blanco in 1900 (or earlier) puts it prior to the introduction of the 1908 canvas webbing. It seems to indicate the move too khaki was a concious decision of move away from the high visibility of whitened leather and canvas goods of the British Army uniform.
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