The History Of The Honours Cap

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-- 1839  --

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-- Early 1840s  --

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-- 1845  --

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-- 1870s  --

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-- 1886  --

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-- 20th Century  --

-- 20th Century --

-- 2015  --

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-- 2017  --

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-- 20th Century  --

Over much of the 20th Century, the 'cap' gained favour with the vast spectrum of other sports. Many retained the original velvet style, while others, most notably the Australian cricketers, opted for a woollen alternative that could be worn during play offering greater practicality.