Re: Scout Hats
David Wilson (Djh.Wilson@EE.QUB.AC.UK)
Mon, 9 Oct 1995 11:36:03 BST
Lloyd Pawkett writes:
> As a matter of interest here in South Africa the neckwear is required
> and is a tradition in the Groups the hats an option but the Campaign
> Hat is the most commonly worn and uniforming within the Troop must be
> uniform. The Campaign Hat certainly is a winner in the hot sun and
> really makes a Scout look like one! Incidently the hats (very good
> quality) cost Rands 46.00 (about $13.00) at the local Scout Shop here
> in Cape Town - perhaps 'National' has just priced the hats out of sight.
Having gained a South African hat in a swap at the World Jamboree, I
can confirm that they do look a winner! Mind you, if I'd known they
were as cheap as that, I wouldn't have given away as much as I did.
Be warned- these South Africans drive a hard bargain!
Yours in Scouting,
David Wilson. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
(SL, 1st Saintfield Scout Troop, Co. Down, N. Ireland)
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