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Military Uniform Braid, Lace, Cord, and Other Regalia Trimmings
Incredible Quality at Wholesale Prices.


We supplied the drummer's lace for the
Drums of the Grenadier Guards
 
British Regimental Worsted Wool Lace (Tape or Braid).  From the early 18th century to 1836, regiments of the British Army each had distinguishing colours woven into their wool lace on their coats. We now offer custom weaving of regimental lace at great prices.  Price is for 1/2 inch (13 mm) wide lace.

4.50 4.75 per metre
Minimum Order: 100 Metres
Code: MIS037

Allow 4-6 weeks for weaving.

NOTE: Because a metre is longer than a yard, the price converts to about 4.10/per yard. So we have the best price anywhere!

1/2 inch (13 mm) Gold Bias and Stand (B/S) Metal Wire Lace for military uniforms and decorative trimmings. Often called "Guards lace" this pattern is often available in cheaper mylar gold.  However gold mylar fades to silver when exposed to light, as shown on this Royal Military College ceremonial dress tunic.  Because of this we have discontinued selling gold mylar. 

SALE 4.50 - 4.95 - per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-017)

Silver Metallic (Mylar) Tape for officer uniforms and decorative accenting. Trimming braids or narrow fabrics like this are hard to find especially at this low price. Bias and Stand (B/S) pattern.

1" (25 mm) wide.............price: 5.50 - 5.75
1/2" (13 mm) wide.........price: 3.95 - 4.25

Prices per metre (39 inches)
1/2" (13 mm) Tape sold in 25 metre rolls (LACE-001)
1" (25 mm) Tape sold in 10 metre rolls (LACE-002)

1/2 inch (13 mm) Gilt Metal Lace for military uniforms and decorative trimmings. This is excellent quality metal wire lace and is often sold for many times this price. This pattern is a single vellum pattern with 'French check' sides. Single vellum braids were commonly used from the mid-18th century to the mid-19th century for British army officer uniforms.

See it on an 1814 British Officer coat

SALE 4.50 - 4.95 - per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-003)

1/2 inch (13 mm) Silver Metal Lace for military uniforms and decorative trimmings. This is excellent quality metal wire lace and is often sold for many times this price. This pattern is a single vellum used with french check sides. Single vellum braids were commonly used from the mid-18th century to the mid-19th century for British army officers.

SALE 4.50 - 4.95 - per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-004)

1 inch (25 mm) Gilt Metal Navy Lace for Royal, British Commonwealth and U.S. Navy uniforms and decorative trimmings. This is excellent quality metal wire lace and is often sold for many times this price. This pattern is the Royal Navy double vellum (Orris) was used for the past 250 years. 1 inch lace was used on Captain and Admiral coats. In addition the American Naval officers in 1812 were often portrayed with this pattern of lace as well. see Royal Navy Captain Uniform, 1812

SALE 5.95 - 6.95 - per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-005)

1 3/4 inch (45 mm) Gilt Metal Navy Lace for Royal, British Commonwealth and U.S. Navy uniforms and decorative trimmings. This is excellent quality metal wire lace and is often sold for many times this price. For example one UK company offers an inferior quality lace of similar size for $45.00US per metre! This size is used in trimming hats, mounting on belting, on livery, and other braiding projects.

See it on a Royal Navy Dress Bicorn

SALE 9.25 - 9.95 - per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 10 metre Rolls. (LACE-006)



Antique Silver Metal Tape (Lace or Braid) This real metal lace was made originally for the UK's Ministry of Defence and is considered vintage. The pattern is called double vellum (orris). This lace is also used in the US military and sold by some companies from $20.00 to $45.00 a metre!

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fleur de lys drummer lace.JPG (438019 bytes) Drummer's Tape (Braid or Lace) We also offer blue fleur-de-lys drummer's wool braid or lace to British Ministry of Defence specifications. Two widths are presently available: 5/8 inch (16 mm) and 3/4 inch (19 mm). The new drum corps of the Governor General's Foot Guards will be wearing our drummer's lace.

SALE 5.25 - 6.50 - per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-007)

2 inch (50 mm) False Gold Metallic Lace This lace is ideal for the binding of French Soldier Tricorn Hats during the French and Indian War (right combination of yellow and gold thread). It also is good for other decorative binding as it quite easy to fold and manipulate.

7.75 8.50 per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 10 metre Rolls. (LACE-008)

1/2 inch (13 mm) Lemon Yellow Flat Braid This braid is stiffly woven and has a soft silk-like lustre. Synthetic composition. Acquired from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

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Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-009)

1/2 inch (13 mm) Deep Yellow Flat Braid This braid is stiffly woven and has a soft silk-like lustre. Synthetic composition. Again the colour is deep yellow, not gold. Acquired from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

Sold out.
Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-010)

3/4 inch (19 mm) Deep Yellow French Braid This synthetic braid is soft and very flexible and has a soft silk-like lustre. Again the colour is deep yellow, not gold. Acquired new from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

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Sold in 25 metre Rolls. (LACE-011)

1/4 inch (6 mm) Yellow Wool Russia Braid This wool braid is used by cavalry regiments for trimming (knotting) the cuffs, collars, etc. of trooper tunics. Recently we supplied this to the mounted troop of Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians). Acquired from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

Sold out.
Sold in 10 metre Rolls. (LACE-012)

1/4 inch (6 mm) Deep Yellow Wool Tubular without Gut (hollow) This wool tubular can be pushed flat and shaped in knoting for cavalry and artillery regiment uniforms. Acquired from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

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Sold in 10 metre Rolls. (LACE-013)

3 3/4 inch (95 mm) wide Foot Guards State Sash Material This ceremonial sash material is a beautiful mixture of metallic and crimson silk. Acquired new from the UK's Ministry of Defence. Sold in Great Britain for three times the price offered here.

9.95 10.50 per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 5 metre Rolls. (LACE-014)

 

3 3/4 inch (95 mm) wide General Officers Sash Material This ceremonial sash material was used from the Victorian times to today. Acquired new from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

9.95 10.50 5.95 per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 5 metre Rolls. (LACE-015)

3 3/4 inch (95 mm) wide General Officers Sash Material This ceremonial sash material was used from the Victorian times to today. Acquired new from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

9.95 10.50 per metre (39 inches)
Sold in 5 metre Rolls. (LACE-016)

Crimson Silk Sash Tassels Sold in pairs, this sash tassel pattern has been used for over 200 years. The circumference of the hollow ball is 5 inches (127 mm) and can be easily fit to various types of sash material or cording. In addition they make elegant accents for drapery designs because of their excellent quality and robust design. Acquired new from the UK's Ministry of Defence.

24.95 27.50 per pair
(MIS-055)


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