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Regimental Colour of the 24th Infantry Regiment 'Bailén' 1872-1873 (Spain)

Last modified: 2005-11-19 by santiago dotor
Keywords: regimiento de infanteria bailÚn | bailÚn | cross: saltire (red) | cross: burgundy | coat of arms: quartered (castle: yellow) | coat of arms: quartered (lion: purple) | coat of arms: inescutcheon (cross: white) |
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[Regimental Colour of the 24th Infantry Regiment 'Bailén' 1872-1873 (Spain)]
by Sergio Camero, exported to GIF by Santiago Dotor



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Description

This is the Colour of the 24th Infantry Regiment Bailén 1872-1873. This flag shows the inescutcheon of Savoy, which appeared in Army Colours when Amadeus I of Savoy assumes the throne in 1870. Source: Antonio Manzano Lahoz, Las Banderas Históricas del Ejército Español.

Sergio Camero, 21 December 2001

More precisely, the inescutcheon shows the arms of Amadeo of Savoy-Aosta, son of Vittorio Emanuele II, and king of Spain 1873, blazoned Savoy [i.e. Gules a cross Argent] a bordure gobony Or and Azure.

Santiago Dotor, 2 July 2002