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Helm me identify this cap

Article about: Hi all, This cap came from a South African soldier posted in North Africa during World War 2. It has no insignia or cap badge. I took photos of the markings inside as well as a closer up of

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    Hi all,

    This cap came from a South African soldier posted in North Africa during World War 2. It has no insignia or cap badge. I took photos of the markings inside as well as a closer up of the buttons. Any help with identifying what it is would be much appreciated.


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    That's a nice British field service cap.
    Here's a bunch of the Australian counterpart.
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    Regards
    René

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    Clearly 1941 dated by British maker j collett, general service buttons, used by every squaddie at the time, the universal pattern field service cap
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Quote by reneblacky View Post
    That's a nice British field service cap.
    Here's a bunch of the Australian counterpart.
    Interesting to see the colour range, rene, are they all aussie made?
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Quote by Jerry B View Post
    Interesting to see the colour range, rene, are they all aussie made?
    Yep all Aust made Mate. I think I have only the three now as I traded one off.
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    Regards
    René

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    Is there a dedicated thread for these caps?

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    Quote by Jb4046 View Post
    Is there a dedicated thread for these caps?
    Can't remember if I ever started one?
    Regards
    René

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    I have a scottish made one. I would rather share it in a dedicated thread, but if there isnt one i might post is separately

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    Quote by Jb4046 View Post
    I have a scottish made one. I would rather share it in a dedicated thread, but if there isnt one i might post is separately
    Start one up and I'll whack up these too
    Regards
    René

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    Imma be honest and say i dont know enough about these caps to make a worthy introduction post for it!

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