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Widowson02 Jun 2021 12:16 p.m. PST

I've seen sources that claim there was a gold/silver band around the top of the NCO shako. Any views on this?

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP02 Jun 2021 1:21 p.m. PST

My view is no – neither the 1806 or 1812 regulations had either type of metallic band on an NCO's shako – only for officers

Andyuk04 Jun 2021 2:49 a.m. PST

They are getting mixed up with Prussian shakos.

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