The Pattern looks sort of Greek to me, it's fairly faded, and has got the remains of a white cotton label, probably not that exciting, but it would be nice to have your opinions nevertheless.
Thanks for looking
vonstuck wrote:Or Singapore
drmatz wrote:well if he got it in Cyprus.... i would say is Cypriot - looks like their old vertical lizard pattern, same as the singaporean pattern... don't think is greek thou.
drmatz wrote:hi gary, yes there's both greek and turkish cypriots, this pattern is very similar to the singaporean pattern (i believe they might be the same) - it was issued to cyprus (commandos??) in the 70's and 80's (i've seeing some pics of it and the borsarello book has a sample of the same pattern). Very nice find.
bravo_2_zero wrote:Copy something or other from the very early 90's. You could find this hat at any seaside novelty crap selling shop or surplus stall selling fake gear.
I bought one from a market in Lincolnshire on route to the seaside.