QUALITY CODE KEY: DRAMATIC COSTUMING & PROPS QUALITYMasquerade/Dramatic Costume & Prop items are classified (####CODE) into 4 quality categories which are generally price reflected:
1. E Masquerade: Inexpensive economy items suitable for limited use and maintainability. Items are economy quality unless otherwise noted.
2. R Costume Rental: More impressive appearance, reasonably maintainable items designed for ongoing use, moderate price & functionality, durability varies. Extended use is possible with reasonable care and maintenance.
3. F Professional/Replica: Moderate & higher prices, greater replica detail and, usually, durability. Request functional details of specific items.
4. T Combat: Weapons and armor capable of dueling, usually with replaceable parts.
---E Economy - usually of some non-durable synthetic, little size variation within style, not intended to be cleaned or reblocked, with most priced under $15.00.
---F proFessonal quality - maintainable, durable.
HQ--- miscellaneous headpiece materials: latex, etc.
HV---- rigid plastic or generally more flexible Vinyl, including synthetic "straw" frames. Usually, one size.
To custom color use spray dye, or cover.
H-C--- Combs, with upright decoration.
H-T--- Tiaras, partial circlets.
H-W--- CroWn, turbans, and other full-circle-base royalty headpieces.