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Old 06-11-15, 07:17 AM
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Default GENERALS PEAK CAP WW1 OR WW2 ?

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Can anyone say what period this Generals peak cap is and the reasons why?
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Old 06-11-15, 07:51 AM
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The thick chinstrap and the fat rounded peak suggest circa WWII or perhaps early post WWII. The sticky liner cloth is also typical of WWII or post WWII caps. Any chance of a pic of under the the peak?
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Old 06-11-15, 08:20 AM
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here is under peak of cap....is the red cloth correct as well?
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Old 06-11-15, 09:59 AM
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Still looks circa WWII or perhaps just after IMO.
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Old 06-11-15, 11:17 AM
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Hi Actionoke
Can you do a better pic of the badge cheers steve
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Old 06-11-15, 02:16 PM
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here is badge close up
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Old 06-11-15, 03:03 PM
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Post WW1 probably WW2 or later to 1952/3. As Jerry said the chinstrap is too wide for WW1 and it has rounded or rather than pointed ends. Also the 'sticky' type liner is typically WW2 or later.

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Old 07-11-15, 02:07 AM
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Cloth peak generally means WWII or more recent. In WWI generals tended to wear the Blue Forage cap with cap cover (drab or khaki cover with Service Dress and white if worn with Full Dress or Undress). The peak of the forage cap was patent leather with gold embroidery. See photograph below of a cap that belonged to General Gough.
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Old 07-11-15, 06:07 AM
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THANKS GUYS pity its not named
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