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Another Cap Rescue.....Infantry Other Ranks

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    Hi

    Well I thought my Christmas cap had been and gone and then in a space of a week or so another window of opportunity to spend the kids presents money arrives..........so I took it.

    On the face of it a knackered old contract cap..............only with a field grey cap band which sparked my interest......

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    but with an added twist...................

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    Question is can it be made better.................

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    First a good clean with the steamer and re-shape

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    The piping comes up real clean (sometimes) and has worked on this cap nicely

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    Moth hole damage limitation, extra tricky with tricot material

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    This requires a couple of applications as first the colour is slightly lighter on the treated areas but a little bit later
    it is as if it had never been there (well nearly)

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    cap band mothing...........

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    sow the peak back on alongside the sweatband and fix tear.

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    add insignia and hey presto.......


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    .....................just add to the display room and the cap belonging to Schütze Seeger of JR13 is next to Oberleutnant Meyer's cap of JR6.

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    Thanks for looking.

    cheers

    Tony

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    A budding conservator in our midst. Nice work.

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    great job.

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    Excellent job on this cap.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    Excellent job on this cap.........!
    No doubt

    Outstanding.

    Cheers
    Nuno

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    You are a cap surgeon!

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    Fine work that takes the right touch, congrats on a successful result.

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    Wunderbar!
    NEC SOLI CEDIT

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