German WWII Afrika Korps M40 cap. Mint and unissued, this cap came to us folded flat inside a pair of German Tropical trousers. Its unissued, never worn and is the Tropical first model M40 field cap. Made of Olive green tropical twill material, it has the standard DAK eagle on front, machine sewn on top and hand sewn around. The cockade is also machine sewn. next is the Green soutache for Panzer grenadier troops. Its also machine sewn onto the cap and folds under the bill. This cap has bare steel grommets, there not painted and do not appear to have been ever painted. They have extremely light corrision to the insides, but very light. The liner is typical red cloth, and is maker stamped and dated 1941 size 57. This cap has not seen the light of day in a long time, and looks it. Very rare to find unissued!
German Army Crusher Visor Cap. This is the Calvary piped Crusher cap worn by Baron Von Freytag-Loringhoven, and was part of the July 20th plot to kill Hitler Grouping for sale elsewhere on this site. This is a standard Crusher visor, and most all crushers are very rare, this ones piped in Dark Yellow for Calvary or Recon troops, and was worn in the field by Loringhoven. The cap shows wear and use and has that "Been there" look. Its still clean but has a tiny moth hole on the back underside or overhang back of the visor, its hard to see. Theres some slight damage to the crown piping on one side, about 3/4 inch, thats it, looks more like a snag to the piping.
This is a light weight cap fine quality smooth wool, darkgreen capband has the silver wire woven wreath and cockade, as well as the Flatwire silver eagle as well, the insignia is original to this cap as were all his other caps and uniforms in the grouping. Has the leather soft bill to the front and it shows cracking to the finish and wear/use. The liner is a off yellow material, and has the typical staining from wear. The sweatband is light brown and has a seperation on one side and a slight tear to the other, vented to the front. Its been well worn by him!
What sets this crusher apart from others is this cap was worn in the field by him and has a historical backround.
An ultra rare Kreigsmarine offficers visor cap for Adminstration officers. This ones a set, and comes with the blue topped visor and main body, the optional white topped cover, and the original round box that the cap came in. This is a RARE set! The cap has silver insignia, first the Alum eagle and the Silver bullion wire wreath, finished with the silver chincord. This is a Double ErEL cap, by the famous maker, and is even named to the officer with his address! You wont find another like it!
A mint condition Winter parka hood, for the early parkas. Green/gray reversible to white, its in unissued condition. White side is excellent. Has the original ties strings, and is nicely stamped ot the corner with the maker and number. Real nice!
A really nice quality Luftwaffe NCO/Enlisted ranks visor cap. Well made and in excellent shape, no mothing. Has yellow piping for Flight troops. Matching Aluminum Eagle and wreath to front. Black chin cord.
Liner is a Pumkin color, cloth with a Mint tan leather sweatband. Has the remains of the foam underneath. Liner has full sweatdiamond with gilt makers label and size stamp 56 on it, under the Tan sweatband is a stamp as well. Really nice and excellent condition!