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4 lugs AAC badges or...?

Article about: Hi all! I have a 1943 Kangol beret in my collection for some time now, no badge unfortunately. Looking at the indentation that the badge has left on the beret, I guess that it must have been

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    Default 4 lugs AAC badges or...?

    Hi all!

    I have a 1943 Kangol beret in my collection for some time now, no badge unfortunately. Looking at the indentation that the badge has left on the beret, I guess that it must have been an AAC one.

    Looking at the holes left by the removed badge... I count 4. This is more clear in the lining.
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    Adrian Stevenson had posted one of his vet acquired berets, with the same 4 holes seen and a photo of the vet wearing the beret, with an AAC badge on it.

    So, my question is: Are there AAC badges with 4 lugs or were the holes created by different badges?

    Regards, Giorgos

    PS: The photos are in the "Cloth headgear" section, but I don't seem to be able to access it, in order to post the links... Will do it as soon as I can!

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    Hi Giorgos, no British badges had four lugs that I know of? These holes will be from different badges I think.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Hi Ade!

    Thanks for the reply! So maybe a para badge for the top holes and an AAC badge for the bottom ones? Could that be the case for your beret, too?

    Regards, Giorgos

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    Default Re: 4 lugs AAC badges or...?

    That might be the explanation.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Default Re: 4 lugs AAC badges or...?

    Ive got berets and f/s caps with holes for lugs and sliders. Maybe badges were replaced when worn through too much polishing or when units changed ect...the holes tell a story in their own way.

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