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British Beret Manufacturers Markings & Letter Codes.

Article about: G'day chaps, can anyone help me out or point me in the right direction please? Thanks to a computer problem I've lost my list of British army beret manufacturers marks & the date codes l

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    G'day chaps, can anyone help me out or point me in the right direction please?
    Thanks to a computer problem I've lost my list of British army beret manufacturers marks & the date codes letters.
    Having had an illustrated list of these things compiled from various online sources & the like I'm having to start again.

    Thanks for any help.

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    Leigh,
    Some of the codes ....

    1939 - R
    1940 - Q
    1941 - P
    1942 - O
    1943 - N
    1944 - M
    1945 - Z
    1946 - L
    1947 - E
    1948 - R
    1949 - ?
    1950 - B
    1952 - C
    1953 - L
    1954 - M

    Regards

    Gary J.

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    Thanks, very helpful - anybody any ideas re "X" please?

    I'd collected this info. from all over the shop, filled in gaps from here & there......

    It'll teach me to file stuff away properly on the old external hard drive instead of leaving it on my PC.

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    which one is this?
    ~Dean
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    Oh nevermind...it's a "z".

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    Still trying to identify the year / years for "X" if anybody has an idea please.

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    1949 seems to be the "?" year - is this "X"?

    (I have a dark blue beret with that code).

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