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I have an overseas cap with what looks like black/yellow piping. It doesn't look gold as it is not shiny and that is what I've seen more of in the way of officer hats. It looks like an officer pin on rank was pinned as there are 2 vertically aligned holes on the left side but that could also have been a DI pin for whatever unit the man was in.

 

Is this still officer piping or is there a black/yellow branch piping as well?

Thanks for any input.

Herb

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Herb,

Maybe the light from the photo but it almost looks like a dark green and yellow so could be MP Piping. Also, the vertical hole could be from LT rank. Hope that helps.

 

Wade

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That looks black & yellow to me. I don't think it's officer which usually has a definite metallic look.

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There was a black and "gold" rayon piping that was used on officers OS caps. I had a pair of named caps, one with black and yellow/gold rayon and the other with black and metallic piping.

 

Mike

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There was a black and "gold" rayon piping that was used on officers OS caps. I had a pair of named caps, one with black and yellow/gold rayon and the other with black and metallic piping.

 

Mike

Interesting, Rayon piping was the standard thread of the EM piping, this one IDed to the officer, is it OD, if so is it Officer Quality material, or an issue cap?

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