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Papa Nui MASH Cap

The Papa Nui MASH Cap is based on classic and ever-popular MASH movie and TV series of the 70s and early 80s. It comes in Medic Maroon and is constructed from 100% wool with hand-cut chain-stitched numbers.

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About the Papa Nui MASH Cap

Taking its inspiration from the classic M*A*S*H movie and TV series, the Papa turns a childhood sat in front of a television into a brand new cap for this season with the Papa Nui MASH Cap. It’s realised in Medic Maroon and comes with off-white hand cut and chain-stitched numbers.

MASH, which is short for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, started life as a series of novels, the first of which was made into a movie in 1970. A TV series followed, which went onto last three times as long as the war it documented. Still popular today and frequently found in lists of best shows of all time, its final episode in 1983 was the most-watched show in American TV history.

As with all Papa Nui Caps, it is made ethically from start to finish. Manufactured in Japan by John Lofgren & Co.

Key features

  • Made in Japan by John Lofgren & Co.
  • Medic Maroon pure wool construction
  • Inspired by the MASH movie and TV show
  • Hand-cut and chain-stitched off-white numbers
  • Hino Maru internal country of origin patch
  • Sizes Medium (57-58cm) and Large (59-60cm)
  • Because of the wool construction, do not soak or machine wash

Medium, Large








Papa Nui Cap Co


Coming from the South Pacific and taking cues from vintage military, utility and surf styles, Papa Nui Cap Co. is the creation of John Tesoriero. Drawing on decades of experience and an enviable collection of vintage clothing and militaria, each cap has a story all of its own. Every cap in the collection is designed and tested on the Atoll before being manufactured in Japan by John Lofgren & Co to the very highest quality. Designed to be rugged, handsome and to last a lifetime, every cap will age beautifully, reflecting the life of its wearer. As John himself says, “anything else is just a cap“.


Papa Nui caps are low-maintenance pieces designed for rugged wear.

Because this cap is made from wool, we advise against soaking or machine washing.


Sizes Medium (57-58cm) and Large (59-60cm).

To find out more about how to measure your head to get the sizing of your cap perfect, see this detailed post about Papa Nui sizing. Need more information on how to fine tune the sizing of your Papa Nui cap? Our sizing page also contains information about how to stretch or shrink your cap.

Before attempting to stretch or shrink your cap, please see the Care section to see if this is possible with your model.

Shipping & Returns

We want shopping with Those That Know to be easy. To make sure you’re completely satisfied with your experience with us we have a simple Shipping & Returns process.


We use Royal Mail to ship orders. We charge a flat rate shipping cost per order based on your location. This is:

  • UK – £5 (Delivery in 48 hours)
  • Europe – from £6 (Delivery in 3-5 working days)
  • Rest of World – from £6.50 (Delivery in 6-7 working days)

You can find out more about our shipping methods and international zones on our shipping page.


We’re happy to accept returns or exchanges of orders in new and unworn condition with original packaging within 14 days of receipt. To return your order, please contact us first at [email protected].

For more information about the process, see our returns page.