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  • theAmazingMet
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    The orange button came about in 1997. Any authentic Mets hat with a blue button on top is pre-1997. If it has the Mlb logo on back with a blue button it is 1993-1996. No Mlb logo with a blue button is from 1962-1992.

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  • EasilyFound
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    From that site, it looks like the old caps, early sixties, had blue buttons.

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  • NYMets523
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    An original will probably be expensive and difficult to find.

    If you want, you can get a reproduction of a 1964 Met hat (I believe it's the same as the 1962 version) from this site:

    www.ballcap.com

    I've not used it myself but I have heard great things about it.

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  • towne63
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    Thanks Milla, any help you can give would be greatly appreciated

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  • milladrive
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    Originally posted by EasilyFound View Post
    Have the Mets caps always had an orange button? I have one of the caps that are very popular, the thinner NY with a blue button. Twins franchise, cotton. Just wondering whether the blue button is accurate for any time period.
    Well, looking at the SI photo, I'm guessing that the original '62 cap had a blue button.


    To the OP, towne63, my best suggestion is to keep your eyes peeled on eBay. Set up a search, and keep the search active for as long as possible (I believe the max is a year) until you find what you're seeking. Good luck. :cap:

    If you desire, I can do a little behind-the-scenes researching for you. I know someone who may have an authentic original.

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  • EasilyFound
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    Have the Mets caps always had an orange button? I have one of the caps that are very popular, the thinner NY with a blue button. Twins franchise, cotton. Just wondering whether the blue button is accurate for any time period.

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  • towne63
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    1962 Mets Cap

    What im looking for is an original NY Mets cap from 1962-63.There still must be some that have survived in the last 46 years. I am not looking to buy any current retro stuff. My favorite cap insignia was the thinner less bloated orange NY that appeared early on. (see Casey below) You guys have any ideas?
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