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Old 28-10-22, 05:35 PM
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Default Royal Bucks Hussars Visor Cap

Acquired this cap recently ( yeomanry caps are hard to come by) a rare cap with a crown in a contrasting colour.
Not certain of the date, but the regiment was converted to artillery in 1920.
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Old 13-03-23, 10:52 PM
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Acquired this cap recently ( yeomanry caps are hard to come by) a rare cap with a crown in a contrasting colour.
Not certain of the date, but the regiment was converted to artillery in 1920.
Your Royal Buck's Hussars visor cap is really pretty spectacular... both cap and badge in near flawless condition... a very interesting cap and unique cap!

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Thanks much David.
These Yeomanry caps are quite hard to find.
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Old 14-03-23, 10:48 AM
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very nice and I would think the cap is pre 1920, from the shape of it, the chinstrap etc
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Great cap ,very interesting colour combination. I take it the top is blue/black ?
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Great cap ,very interesting colour combination. I take it the top is blue/black ?
Dark blue, like the band .
I can't think of another British cap that has the crown/ top in a contrasting colour to the body.
Found it on Ebay.
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Old 14-03-23, 05:55 PM
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very nice and I would think the cap is pre 1920, from the shape of it, the chinstrap etc
Thanks, Jerry.
The cap definitely looks pre-WWI; unfortunately, the label has been obliterated.
It has no mothing whatsoever.
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Old 14-03-23, 10:19 PM
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Great find. Ive never seen another like it. I wonder how long the cap remained in those colours ?
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Default Cap colours

Bucks Yeo in 1904 went from green to blue uniforms so your cap would have been used then, but only for a couple of years as it looks like they went to standard blue and red 1906ish

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