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Örjan Martinsson

Swedish Cavalry Standards

Livregementets Södermanlandskompanis standar från 1654 Smålands kompanistandar från 1674 Västgöta kompanistandar från 1720 Östgöta kompanistandar från 1731 Södra Skånska kompanistandar från 1808
Standard for Livregementet's Södermanland Company 1654 Småland company standard 1674 Västgöta company standard 1720 Östgöta company standard 1731 Södra Skånska company standard 1808

 

Unknown Cavalry Unit
Västgöta or Småland c. 1630?


10
Company standard (AM.068257)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
Livonia? from queen Kristina's reign.

11
Company standard ( AM.067857)
Estonian Adelsfana

Olof Hoffman's set from 1701 (not issued)


15 Colonel's standard (AM.067990)
54 Company standard (AM.067923)
55 Company standard (AM.010354)
56
Company standard (AM.068123)
Livregementet till häst (Uppland Regiment)
(see also number 143 which belonged to Karl X Gustav's Livregemente till häst)

Set from Karl X Gustav's reign

12 Södermanland Company's standard (AM.068285)
13 Västmanland Company's standard (Copenhagen)

Olof Hoffman's set from 1689 (not issued)

174 Company standard (AM.068044)

Set from 1710

14 Colonel's standard (Armémuseum?)

15 Estonian Adelsfana's Colonel's standard
16
Uppland's 5-männing Cavalry Regiment's Colonel's standard

Quarter colours (from 1710?)


17 Lieutenant colonel's company (Armémuseum?)
18 Östra Närke company (AM.068069)

19-25 Uppland's 5-männing Cavalry Regiment
26-39
Uppland's 3-männing Cavalry Regiment

Set from 1724


40 Company standard (Livregementet's Hussars' storage)

Set from 1810

41 Colonel's standard (Livregementet's Dragoons' storage)
42 Sigtuna Squadron standard
(Livregementet's Dragoons' storage)
43 Roslags Squadron standard
(Livregementet's Dragoons' storage)
44 Norra Uppland Squadron standard
(Livregementet's Dragoons' storage)
45 Uppsala Squadron standard
(Livregementet's Dragoons' storage)
Swedish Adelsfana

Set from 1675 (blind standard)

48 Colonel's standard (Copenhagen)

The Adelsfana's double regiment in Götaland
(blind standards from 1675)


49 Company standard 1 (Copenhagen)
50 Company standard 2 (Copenhagen)

Finnish Adelsfana standard from 1677?
(not issued)


53 Company standard (AM.067948)

Baltzar Friedrich's set from 1678


46 Company standard 1 (AM.068204)
47 Company standard 2 (S:t Petersburg)

Olof Hoffman's set from 1689

51 Company standard (AM.068117)

Temporary standard from Karl XII's reign
(Quarter colour?)


52
Östgöta Company's standard (AM.068071)
Västgöta

Katarina Kragh's set from 1674


57 Company standard 1 (S:t Petersburg)
58 Company standard 2 (Copenhagen)
59 Company standard 2 (Copenhagen)

Baltzar Friedrich's set from 1678

60 Company standard 1 (AM.010514)
61 Company standard 2 (AM.067959)
62 Company standard 3 (AM.010513)
63 Company standard 4 (AM.067991)

64-72 3-männing standards

Wikman's set from 3 November 1720

73 Colonel's standard (AM.068001)
74 Company standard 1 (AM.010520)
75 Company standard 2 (AM.067992)
76 Company standard 3 (AM.068072)
77 Company standard 4 (AM.068205)
78 Company standard 5 (AM.067979)
79 Company standard 6 (AM.067971)

Sergel's set from 23 January 1744

80 Colonel's standard (AM.067946)
81 Company standard 1 (AM.067920)
82 Company standard 2 (AM.067975)
---  Company standard 3 (AM.068043)

Quarter colours

83 Lieutenant colonel's company (AM.068063)
84 Lieutenant colonel's company (AM.068068)
85 First major's company (AM.068053)
86
First major's company (AM.068052)

Leij's set from 1768

87 Company standard (AM.067947)

88-91 Åbo 3-männings & Double Regiment

Katarina Elisabet Ronander's set from 1812

382 Company colour 1 (AM.067872)
383 Company colour 2 (AM.010344)
384 Company colour 3 (AM.010799)

m/1838-colour

385 Battalion colour 1 (AM.010469)
Småland

Georg Ulrich's set from 1674

---  Colonel's standard (AM.068211)
92 Company standard 1 (Copenhagen)
---  Company standard 2 (AM.068208)
---  Company standard 3 (AM.068209)
---  Company standard 4 (AM.068210)

Wikman's set from 1710

93 Colonel's standard (AM.010502)
94 Company standard (AM.010503)

95-96 Tremänning standards

Leij's set from 1735

97 Company standard 1 (AM.010504)
98 Company standard 3 (AM.068047)
99 Company standard 2 (AM.067939)

Tobias Leij's set from 1776 or
Carl E. Oldenburg's set from 1785


100 Colonel's standard (AM.010512)
101 Company standard 1 (AM.010505)
102 Company standard 2 (AM.010506)
103 Company standard 3 (AM.010507)
104 Company standard 4 (Armémuseum?)
105 Company standard 5 (Armémuseum?)
106 Company standard 6 (AM.068201)
107 Company standard 7 (Armémuseum?)

Tobias Leij's set from 1776 or
Carl E. Oldenburg's set from 1785


----  Company standard (AM.010510)

108-110
Nyland's 3-männings
Östgöta

Set from Karl X Gustav's reign

111 Company standard (Copenhagen)

Daniel Schatzberger's set from 1676

112 Company standard 1 (AM.067919)
113 Company standard 2 (Copenhagen)

Baltzar Friedrich's set from 1678

166 Colonel's standard (AM.068050)
114 Company standard 1 (AM.010522)
115 Company standard 2 (AM.068207)
116 Company standard 3 (AM.068000)
117 Company standard 4 (AM.068049)
118 Company standard 5 (AM.010523)

Tobias Leij's set from 1731

119 Company standard (AM.067894)

Set from 1776

120 Company standard (AM.010524)

Unknown set

----  Standard fringe (AM.009443)

121-127 Finnish regiments
128-129
Skånska 3-männings

Second Liv-grenadier Regiment

Set from 1810


378 Company colour 1 (AM.010672)
379 Company colour 2 (AM.010673)
Södra Skånska

Johan Wikman's set from 1711

131 Colonel's standard (AM.067921)
132 Company standard (AM.068048)

Set from 1808?
(the ciphers have probably been changed several times and now depicts Karl XV's)


133 Colonel's standard (AM.010501)
134 Company standard 1 (AM.010373)
135 Company standard 2 (AM.010492)
136 Company standard 3 (AM.010494)
137 Company standard 4 (AM.010495)
138 Company standard 5 (AM.010496)
139 Company standard 6 (AM.010498)
140 Company standard 7 (AM.010500)

Standard with Karl XIV Johan's cipher
(probably included in the set above and temporary replaced another standards or was it self replaced by another standard)


141
Company standard (AM.010493)
Riksänkedrottningen's

Georg Ulrich's Set from 1674


130 Company standard (Copenhagen)
Jämtland Cavalry Company

Standard from 1730


142 Standard (Norrland's Dragoon Reg. storage)
Livregementet till häst
(Karl X Gustav's livregemente, after
1665 Riksfältherren's livregemente)

Peter Bloms Set from 1658

143 Company standard (AM.068200)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
White standard from Karl X Gustav's reign.


144 Colonel's standard? (Wolkowysk, Lithuania)
Johan of Waldeck's Reg.

Set from 1658


145 Colonel's standard (Copenhagen)
146 Company standard 1 (Copenhagen)
147 Company standard 2 (Copenhagen)
148 Company standard 3 (Copenhagen)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
Yellow standard from Karl X Gustav's reign.


149 Company standard (Copenhagen)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
Blue standards from Karl X Gustav's reign.


150 Company standard 1 (S:t Petersburg)
151 Company standard 2 (S:t Petersburg)
152 Company standard 3 (S:t Petersburg)
Riksskattmästaren's Reg.

153 Company standard 1 (S:t Petersburg)
154 Company standard 2 (S:t Petersburg)
Unknown Cavalry Unit

Set from 1675

155 Colonel's standard? (Copenhagen)
Claës Baranoff's Reg.

Daniel Schatzberger's set from 1675

156 Company standard 1 (Copenhagen)
157 Company standard 2 (Copenhagen)
Otto Wellingk's Reg.
(Drottningen's livregemente and later
Estonian Cavalry Regiment)

Daniel Schatzberger's set from 1677
(one colonel's standard and 7 company standards, thus all standards below cannot be a part of this set)

159 Company standard 1 (S:t Petersburg)
160 Company standard 2 (S:t Petersburg)
161 Company standard 3 (S:t Petersburg)
162 Company standard 4 (S:t Petersburg)
163 Company standard 5 (S:t Petersburg)
164 Company standard 6 (S:t Petersburg)

----   Company standard (AM.067972)
----   Company standard (AM.067973)
----  
Company standard (AM.067952)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
Standard painted by Baltzar Friedrich


165
Colonel's standard (AM.068202)
Otto Wellingk's Reg.
("Old östgötar")

Blind standard from 1676


158 Company standard (Copenhagen)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
Yellow standards from 1682


167 Company standard 1 (S:t Petersburg)
168 Company standard 2 (S:t Petersburg)
169 Company standard 3 (S:t Petersburg)
170 Company standard 4 (S:t Petersburg)
Standards from Karl XI's reign

171 Yellow company standard (Copenhagen)
172 Standard from Karl XII's reign
173 Red company standard (Copenhagen)
174 Livregementet till häst's standard
175 Blue-grey company standard (AM.068113)
176 Dark Blue company standard
(Copenhagen)
177
Blue quarter colour (AM.068051)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
White standards with blue laurel wreaths
(Lost in the battle of Poltava 1709?)


178 Company standard 1 (Moscow)
179 Company standard 2 (Moscow)
180 Company standard 3 (Moscow)
181 Company standard 4 (Moscow)
182 Company standard 5 (Moscow)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
from Dalarna


Set from 1700


183
Company standard (AM.067953)
Unknown Cavalry Unit
from Estland


Set from 1700


184 Company standard 1 (S:t Petersburg)
185 Company standard 2 (S:t Petersburg)
186 Company standard 3 (S:t Petersburg)
187 Company standard 4 (S:t Petersburg)
Standard from Karl XII's Reign

172:1 Blue company standard (Copenhagen)
172:2 Blue company standard (Copenhagen)

188:1 Blue company standard (AM.067903)
------ White standard (AM.067976)
Unknown Standards

188:2 Standard older than 1670 (AM.068074)
------ White standard (AM.068056)

The page with corrections in Cederström's book states that additional standards are located in Copenhagen (Tøjhusmuseum). Specifically a yellow standard made of damask from the end of the 17th century as well as two yellow and four red standards made of wool from the beginning of the 18th century or the end of the 17th.

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