SA Kepi for Westfalen. Early example in good condition, its made of a Tan twill cotton material and has the Dark Wine Red cap band. Most of the photos show the proper color, but the sunlight maybe make it look a bit more Red. Two Brown painted vents to each side, and a Brown leather chin strap with Brown painted buttons to each side. On the front is a faded finish chromed smooth SA button and the early SA eagle which still has some of its Silver wash finish to it. This is an early kepi. There is some light water staining to the kepi body but no damage. Inside it has the top liner in oilcloth which has the makers logo, but its worn and hard to read. The sweatband is also an oilcloth material and shows use and wear. There are two initial's to the sweatband for the original owner. There is no RZM tag inside.
SA Kepi. This one is Orange for SA-Sudwest. Tan twill cotton body with and Orange cloth upper section. Cap has the early smaller SA eagle on front and a single Chromed Button held on with a split-pin. Brown chinstrap and side buttons in a Brown painted finish. Cap is in very good shape and shows no mothing or stains, just light age, The liner is a soft pale Orange material, top and sides. The sweatband is Brown and shows age, but this kepi was not worn. The sweatband is an oilcloth material. There is no RZM tag inside and the liner is not marked. Nice example.
German SA enlisted ranks kepi. Another nice one, this ones in excellent condition. Tan cotton material, cap body is nice, no mothing, stains nothing. Side color is Rose Pink for Ostmark. Silver finished eagle to front, and single Gold pebbled button as well. Brown leather chincord and Brown side buttons. Liner is Orange oilcloth to the top only, shows age, but This kepi was either not worn or worn a few times. Brown leather sweatband is excellent and shows no use. Under the sweatband is the Brown RZM tag. A really nice kepi!
A unique SA Kepi, this one in Rose-Pink for Ostmark. Standard RZM issue SA Kepi, its a tan twill cotton with the mentioned Rose-Pink sides and front. On the side is the Rose-Pink patch with the Edleweiss in the center for Austrian Mountain troops. The cap itself is great and the only wear or damage is to the pink front where there's mothing with some holes near the eagle. A few nips on the sides as well the Tan cotton is very nice though. It has then Brown chin cord, and the eagle is silver alum and a sliver smooth button on front. Inside it has the Orange oilcloth liner with a tan sweatband that shows little to no use but has a few tears in it. Has a full brown RZM tag inside. Its not perfect but a rare variation.
German Pre-war SA Kepi color appears to be a blusih-grey which is for SA Weichsel as it has the silver front button. Kepi shows use and wear, its not mint but has that "been there" look to it. The tan cotton twill is in good shape no damage just age use to it. there is some mothing to the bluish-grey topping. Has a silver later pattern SA eagle to front and of course the silver smooth button. Brown chin cord to front as well.
The body of the cap is nice and show no damage only light use. Liner is still good has a full leather sweatbandwith no tears but shows light use. Inside top of liner has a wear mark in the middle and a faint size stamp "55". Has the normal RZM tag inside as well.