Canadian Para Beret

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    ypres
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    Canadian Para Beret

    Post by ypres on Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:18 pm

    Saw this on Ebay ..... looks to be 1960's or 1970's to me ?? I have never seen A WWII Beret with that type of logo or with the postwar Canadian Government issue stamp? Any thoughts?

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW2-1944-Canadian-dated-airborne-para-paratrooper-maroon-beret-badge-/301896868675?hash=item464a74a343:g:z9gAAOSwu1VW5Zjc

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    Canadian Maroon Beret

    Post by edstorey on Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:21 pm

    It is a post-WWII beret posing as wartime.

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    Re: Canadian Para Beret

    Post by ypres on Thu Mar 17, 2016 7:35 pm

    Looks like the final buyer will be contributing to his "Militaria University" tuition. The second highest bidder will feel disappointed he didn't win the auction but he'll be the actual winner here. It may realize over $500 with two days to go .....

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    Rob Dekker
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    Re: Canadian Para Beret

    Post by Rob Dekker on Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:23 pm

    Postwar beret with a fake badge. Not going to be a good outcome here...

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    Re: Canadian Para Beret

    Post by ypres on Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:18 pm

    Final Price $560 ..... for a 1960's beret and what appears to be a repro cap badge ... Ouch.

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    Re: Canadian Para Beret

    Post by Tankermike on Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:54 pm

    The first giveaway is the stiffener sewn in the beret, only post war have that.

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    Re: Canadian Para Beret

    Post by jholl72 on Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:58 pm

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