Post the images directly to the forum using the site uploader, otherwise this thread will be deleted.
Whatever its just an opinion.
This was my response on the other forum:
Looks like there is foam rubber, then some sort of white felt, then an Orange sponge? Not textbook for the era.
For this era (pre-patent-pending), they were not using the vented cockade.
If it is a patent-pending era hat, the hat should have the grommet.
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