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Beret referred to by its wearer, cycling champion Sir Hubert Opperman, as a 'Beret Basque'The beret dates from the visit to France by the Australian team of Hubert Opperman, Harry Watson, Percy Osborne and Em Bainbridge to contest the 1928 Tour de France. According to correspondence from Sir Hubert, this beret was worn in France in 1928 and 1931 for racing and training. According to Sir Hubert, "A beret fits my topic...
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