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Old 19-04-22, 03:19 PM
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Default Para Beret for opinion

Dear Fellow forum members, can I have you valued opinion on this beret - much appreciated!
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Old 20-04-22, 08:31 AM
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It seems to be ok, though the second 4 in 1944 looks a bit software.

Did you look at the pinned thread on berets?
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Old 20-04-22, 07:29 PM
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It seems to be ok, though the second 4 in 1944 looks a bit software.

Did you look at the pinned thread on berets?
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Old 20-04-22, 08:08 PM
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I'm not sure on the beret, but the cap badge looks like an officers badge by Firmin London.

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Old 20-04-22, 09:08 PM
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The beret looks like it might be ok to me too. Is there the loosely stitched black thread going around the inside of the crown?

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Old 20-04-22, 09:32 PM
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Hi Dave, if you search under 1944 aiborne beret you'll find a thread by Irv who has a good red lid by Beret Industries Ltd, this maker doesn't have the loose thread running around the lining, cheers

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Old 20-04-22, 11:02 PM
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a perfectly honest example. has all the traits expected regarding Beret Industries production.
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Old 21-04-22, 10:04 AM
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There is a very helpful thread that goes into detail as to construction and tell tail points from each of the manufacturers.
Your beret shows all the correct ones for a WW2 beret.
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Old 21-04-22, 10:08 AM
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One more item of interest is the ‘M’ 1944 inspection mark which is located by the back of the badge on my beret.
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Old 21-04-22, 10:43 AM
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There is a great thread on identification of berets but I can’t find it. It is a reference thread and not to be added to.
If anyone can find it can they post a link to this thread please.
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Old 21-04-22, 11:09 AM
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Here you go:

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/fo...t+construction
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Old 21-04-22, 03:21 PM
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There is a great thread on identification of berets but I can’t find it. It is a reference thread and not to be added to.
If anyone can find it can they post a link to this thread please.
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Old 21-04-22, 03:28 PM
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I knew it was pinned somewhere but couldn't find it in the more obvious places, had to search......
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Old 21-04-22, 03:54 PM
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I knew it was pinned somewhere but couldn't find it in the more obvious places, had to search......
I only knew because I looked for it the other day.
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Old 21-04-22, 06:09 PM
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Thanks everyone for your most valued opinions and comments! Much appreciated!! When I have this beret in hand, I will post close-up images and those of the badge.
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