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Looking for info on this US Cap & these Garrison Caps

Article about: Hello, Are these caps US Army or USAAF? Are they all WWII issue? Any idea value of them? Thank you for any help Anton

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    Default Looking for info on this US Cap & these Garrison Caps

    Hello,
    Are these caps US Army or USAAF?
    Are they all WWII issue?
    Any idea value of them?
    Thank you for any help
    Anton
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    Default Re: Looking for info on this US Cap & these Garrison Caps

    Sorry they mixed up the order of the pics.
    1, 5 & 7 are the Garrison caps.
    2, 3, 4, 6, 8-10 are the Dress cap.

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    Default Re: Looking for info on this US Cap & these Garrison Caps

    The Overseas caps are not USAAF.

    You need to know the piping colours. This will help:

    •Adjutant General's Department (to 1944) - Dark Blue / Scarlet Red
    •Adjutant General's Department (1944 on) - Dark Blue / White
    •Army Air Corps - Ultramarine Blue / Golden Orange
    •Armored Center and Units - Green / White
    •Cavalry - Yellow
    •Chaplins - Black
    •Chemical Warfare - Colbalt Blue / Golden Yellow
    •Coastal Artillery - Scarlet Red
    •Commissioned Officers - Gold / Black
    •Detached Enlisted Personnel - Green
    •Engineer Corps - Scarlet Red / White
    •Finance Department - Silver Grey / Golden Yellow
    •General Grade Officers - Gold
    •General Staff Corps - Gold / Black
    •Inactive Reserves - Brown / White
    •Infantry - Light Blue
    •Inspector General Department (to 1944) - Dark Blue / Light Blue
    •Inspector General Department (1944 on) - Dark Blue / White
    •Judge Advocate General Department - Dark Blue / White
    •Medical Department - Maroon Red / White
    •Military Intelligence - Golden Yellow / Purple
    •Military Police - Yellow / Green
    •Militia Bureau - Dark Blue
    •Ordnance Department - Crimson Red / Yellow
    •USMA Permanent Professors - Scarlet Red / Silver Grey
    •Quartermasters Corps - Buff Yellow
    •Signal Corps - Orange / White
    •Specialist's Reserve - Brown / Golden Yellow
    •Tank Destroyer Units - Golden Orange / Black
    •Transportation Corps - Brick Red / Golden Yellow
    •Warrant Officers (to 1944) - Brown
    •Warrant Officers (1944 on) - Silver / Black
    •Women's Auxillary Army Corps (1942) - Old Gold / Moss Green
    •Women's Army Corps (1943 on) - Old Gold / Moss Green

    The visor cap was worn by all branches of service. (Bar womens)

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Default Re: Looking for info on this US Cap & these Garrison Caps

    So from your chart they appear to be Engineer Corps - Scarlet Red / White, is that what you get?
    Also, does the cap appear original and if so any value?

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    Default Re: Looking for info on this US Cap & these Garrison Caps

    BTW, thanks Ade for your help once again.

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    Default Re: Looking for info on this US Cap & these Garrison Caps

    The garrison caps look like the WWII px style but more so the post war style could be either. value 10$ ea. if your lucky. -Ben

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