What's this rig?

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by wm1965, Jun 15, 2012.

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  1. Meet Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe:

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    I'm thinking it's the old diplomatic uniform (which I thought died in the 1930s)? Or perhaps court uniform?
     
  2. Off that, it really is the ceremonial dress of the Met Commissioner (not an easy Google, that one).

    Lord Trenchard GCB OM GCVO DSO:
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  3. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    The Victorian era must have been hell on the old birds of paradise...
     
  4. There are a few walts out there too

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  5. He'll be buggered if that thing on his head lays an egg!
     
  6. I'm taking it the irony of the old military adage "Dont shit on your nest" has been lost on todays top coppers.
     
  7. Hasn't he got more important things to like catching criminals and terrorists?
     
  8. Dont be so defeatist.......

    Men like him need to be immortalised before people like us need protecting. Tssk.
     
  9. Oh......... Sorry. I take it all back.......
     
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  10. Bernie H-H needs to keep his gob shut and just concentrate on the job in hand and not go jockeying for yet more snooping powers, I hope Boris has him in for an interview without coffee.
     
  11. Do you not have to be dead to be immortal. . . . ?
     
  12. Inspired by Gilbert and Sullivan. Designed by Gertrude Shilling. Made by the guys at St Dunstans.
     
  13. Very model of a modern major general.