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image by Sergio Camero
This is the flag of the 1st Battalion, 5th Regiment of Foot Artillery 1881. Along the 19th century the initially blue colour of Artillery flags gradually varied to purple. Source: Luis Sorando Muzás, Banderas, Estandartes y Trofeos del Museo del Ejército 1700-1842.
Sergio Camero, 31 Aug 2001
After various breakups and reorganizations of the Artillery, this regiment was once again created in 1835 with three battalions. It received these flags that were used up to 1881.
Sergio Camero, 18 Jan 2002