Royal Navy Cap Tallies

A cap tally is a black length of nylon ribbon woven with gold text, that is fastened around a Royal Navy Sailor’s cap and tied in a bow.

The gold text denotes the ship or unit to which the sailor belongs, for example HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH or HMS DAUNTLESS.

Wyedean manufactures and supplies a wide range of cap tallies across hundreds of ships and units and is a prime-contractor to the British Ministry of Defence.

The company can also manufacture bespoke cap tallies with custom text for special occasions or one-offs.

You can see our full range of cap tallies by visiting our dedicated cap tallies shop.

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