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British Officers' Peak Caps of the Second World War

Dorrell, Olivier C.

Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd
ISBN 10: 0764345788 / ISBN 13: 9780764345784
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Title: British Officers' Peak Caps of the Second ...

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd

Binding: Hardcover

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Num Pages: 176 pages, 290+ colour & b/w photos, charts & drawings. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 313 x 237 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1582. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780764345784

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Synopsis: British militaria, in particular officer's peak caps, have been largely overshadowed by the interest surrounding Third Reich military collectibles. To the untrained eye one British cap may appear much like another, however this area of collecting is highly specific and can be quite complex. This encyclopedic introduction to British officer's peak caps clarifies important details such as branch and rank distinction, and identification to a particular period. The author also explores the caps' history, giving key introduction and alteration dates, as well as a long list of known outfitters. With over 250 photographs, illustrations and original period imagery, you will observe the sometimes subtle differences, characteristics and changes in the caps' development. This essential guide also explores the interconnected and relevant subject of Commonwealth and post-war caps, while also giving useful information on care and display.

About the Author: Olivier Dorrell was born and educated in Worcestershire, in the West Midlands of England, before attending one of the prestigious industrial design Universities. With a broad interest in history, the author has been collecting for many years and has amassed a wealth of collecting experience. British Officers' Peak Caps of the Second World War is his first book, although he has written several online articles. He was inspired to start this project because of the obvious lack of resources available in this most important field.

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