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WWII Italian Pith Helmet. Does anyone know what the + stands for?

Article about: OK, last post of the day...promise....This is a pretty standard M 28 WWII Italian Pith Helmet with feathers. Insignia is Engineer/Sapper but not sure what the + may indicate. I've read it co

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    Rich, the feathers are black, just like the one on my Bergsaglieri cappo

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    Alpini had a feather and Bersagliari the cockerel plumes.

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    Yes, got to find a feather for my Alpini. Got lost over the years....but this pith is not a bergsagliari has a cockeral plume. Probably someone added it over the years. Was with the same owner for many many years before me
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    Not the feathers. The feather holder(nappina). Rich A. in Pa.
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