The peaked cap now worn by marching bands originated in early 1800's in Europe. In the later years it began to appear in the European armies and it became popular with the Top Brass.The military cap became popular with the working classes all over Northern Europe. A form of peaked cap was adopted by petty officers of Britain's Royal Navy, The British Army adopted peaked caps in 1902. This type of hat is very popular with marching bands, brass bands and military bands.
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Marching Hats. Brass Band Hats
Military hats and marching band caps of the 20th century usually fall into 2 categories: Military uniform peak caps and Marching band style caps.The military have caps that are worn when working, and the dress caps, which are part of the formal uniform. Working hats serves a working purpose, giving the the wearer protection from different environments. The dress caps are part of the uniform for parades and ceremonial use.
Most of the hats used for Marching band are of the peaked variety and come in countless variations. These can be made in any colour with gold trim or without they can be made from Polyester or Melton wool.
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