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.