Tibetan Army officer, 1924

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Tibetan Army officer, 1924

Post  Admin on Mon 14 Apr 2008, 4:50 am

http://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/12/22/09/10/24_tib10.gif

Topical but a little behind the times.
An officer of the Tibetan Army 1924.
The officer concerned wore a long pigtail hanging down his back.

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Re: Tibetan Army officer, 1924

Post  Animal on Thu 08 May 2008, 11:58 am

I believe the Tibetans were still wearing pigtails in 1950. I didn't think they wore peaked caps, just Wolsey type sun helmets, although a couple were shown wearing the British Brodie steel helmet in Seven Years In Tibet, which is basically where my knowledge of Tibetan uniforms primarily came from until I ran across Sean here.

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