Help requested to identify blue dress cap

Trilby

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I'm hoping for help in identifying this cap. From the construction I believe it is around mid-20th century, British, and military but I am struggling with a better identification. It looks like a No.1 [or No.2?] dress cap but is hard to find a cap which is navy blue but piped red around the top of the band only;
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I have done some searching on google but am coming up a blank as all the examples I have found so far also have red piping around the crown. Thanks in advance for any help. Trilby
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LOondon Transport, ..... Might even have been WD Alexanders and sons (grumpy old Jock gits will understand)
 

Ravers

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Could be any number of civvy or military organisations:

Fire Brigade
Ambulance Service
Bus conductor
Salvation Army
Traffic Warden
Various Police forces
 

Ravers

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London Fire Brigade wear something very similar.

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It doesn't look military (at least it doesnt look army) I don't think I have ever seen a mil no2 dress type hat with a chin strap over the peak binding(?)
 

Trilby

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Could be any number of civvy or military organisations:

Fire Brigade
Ambulance Service
Bus conductor
Salvation Army
Traffic Warden
Various Police forces
Thanks both - I suspect that there probably isn't a definitive answer in the absence of a badge but the London Fire Brigade definitely looks like a possibility (thanks, Ravers) and I think also the Salvation Army - the details are not exactly the same but I have found two caps which both have the distinctive red piping about the top of the band. This has saved me a lot of fruitless searching based on my wrong starting assumption, so thank you very much.
 

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