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Vintage British Railway worker's hat (Train Driver's ??) with double badging the "Hot Dog" badge and the "Lion & Wheel"

These emblems were introduced about 1948 hat appears to be dated 1952 ? or perhaps 1962 ?

SIZE = VERY SMALL 6 7/8th = approx Metric Size 55

Good condition for age as my many pictures will hopefully show

The closest thing British Railways had as a logo, a sort of elongated roundel, unfortunately better known as the “hot dog sausage” totem, designed by the Railway Executive’s advertising officer A J White.

The Railway Executive had actually sought London Transport’s advice on a logo, but the latter wanted to keep well out of the conflict between the BTC and the Railway Executive

The hot dog sausage-shaped totem used both as British Railways’ corporate emblem and as the template for station platform nameplate signage, employing the Gill Sans typeface (which British Railways inherited from the London & North Eastern Railway, and more-or-less settled on as its corporate typeface from creation through to the early 1960s), where it became embedded in the nation’s consciousness, and is still remembered fondly to this day
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