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    Post by Brigade Piron on Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:27 pm

    My few recent purchases:

    1950 pattern Combat Cap, used but not in bad condition (spot the belgian sausage-skin camo in the background Very Happy )

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    and in Korea with the A&SH:
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    A 1950-dated dark Blue Royal Artillery officer's beret:

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    What do you think?
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    Post by Brigade Piron on Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:09 pm

    Sorry, Royal Engineers not Artillery Embarassed
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    Post by Gulf91 on Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:18 am

    Brigade Piron wrote:Sorry, Royal Engineers not Artillery Embarassed

    Nice hats there.

    While the badge is British is the beret British?

    Know it has the Broad Arrow but not seen that maker before?
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    Post by Brigade Piron on Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:28 pm

    Hmmmm... I'm pretty sure it is British - aside from the badge/colour etc. - I don't believe any other country uses/used imperial rather than metric size measurements!
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    Post by arvp on Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:01 am

    Sorry to be pernickety but the cap in the photo worn by the A&SH is actually an American pile cap. The British combat cap was not issued until 1953.
    The beret is definitely British - one of several manufacturers of midnight blue berets.
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    Post by Tyler Flint on Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:38 pm

    nice peices Smile
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    Post by kammo-man on Fri May 04, 2012 8:48 pm

    Plus it has the broad arrow

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