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Beret Canadian Scotish

Article about: I thought i'd just add my two examples. First is a 1940 dated example of a Canadian made "Bonnet, tam-o’shanter": The owner's number (D83175) is a Black Watch number. I added the h

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    G'day All

    Here's my Canadian Scotish beret
    Regards
    René

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    Its nice to see something different, on here thanks for showing

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    I like it also thanks for showing.

    Eric
    [h=3]e plu·ri·bus u·num[/h]

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    It's certainly a nice original Tam-o-Shanter, but the badge is definitely not original or correct. The Black Watch (the British, Canadian or any other incarnation) NEVER wear this badge on this type of cap. The correct device would be a red hackle (which is basically the trademark of the regiment). The badge was worn with the Glengarry type cap only. Other Canadian Scottish regiments would have worn a badge with a tartan cloth backing though.

    I have examples I could take photos of, if you like...

    Rob

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    Quote by Robert Ball View Post
    It's certainly a nice original Tam-o-Shanter, but the badge is definitely not original or correct. The Black Watch (the British, Canadian or any other incarnation) NEVER wear this badge on this type of cap. The correct device would be a red hackle (which is basically the trademark of the regiment). The badge was worn with the Glengarry type cap only. Other Canadian Scottish regiments would have worn a badge with a tartan cloth backing though.

    I have examples I could take photos of, if you like...

    Rob
    Yes please, the badge didn't come with the tan-o-shanter I used it as a gap filler
    Regards
    René

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    Quote by Robert Ball View Post
    It's certainly a nice original Tam-o-Shanter, but the badge is definitely not original or correct. The Black Watch (the British, Canadian or any other incarnation) NEVER wear this badge on this type of cap. The correct device would be a red hackle (which is basically the trademark of the regiment). The badge was worn with the Glengarry type cap only. Other Canadian Scottish regiments would have worn a badge with a tartan cloth backing though.

    I have examples I could take photos of, if you like...

    Rob
    Also on my standard '45 Canadian beret I placed this 1915 badge as a gap filler as I don't own any others
    Regards
    René

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    Here's something very similar from my personal collection
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture Beret Canadian Scotish   Beret Canadian Scotish  

    Beret Canadian Scotish  

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    I hope this helps, it it a Tam O Shanter brit,Canadian and Scott beret.
    ~Dean

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    Quote by Dean View Post
    Here's something very similar from my personal collection
    Ahh Lovely Love it I can't beat this one
    Regards
    René

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    Thanks but yours is nice too!
    ~Dean

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