High Quality WWII German Army (Heer) INFANTRY OFFICER’S VISOR CAP. (Schirmmütze für Offizier) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
High Quality WWII German Army (Heer) INFANTRY OFFICER’S VISOR CAP. (Schirmmütze für Offizier) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Nice quality, private purchase, visor cap with a field-grey doeskin wool body and crown and a blue/green badge cloth centerband with white wool waffenfarbe piping to the crown edge and both the top and bottom edges of the centerband. The front center of the cap features a second pattern, (circa 1935-1945), silver washed, stamped aluminum, national eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons. The eagle is secured to the cap by two, bent over prongs on the reverse. The front center of the centerband has a second pattern, (circa 1935-1945) silver washed, stamped aluminum, oak-leaf wreath encompassing a separate, high vaunted, three piece, stamped alloy, national tri-color cockade. Both the wreath and cockade are secured to the cap by bent over prongs on the reverse. The cap has a twisted, silver/aluminum, chin cord which is secured in place by two, small, silver washed, pebbled, magnetic sheet metal buttons. The cap has an extended, forward, black lacquered, vulcanfibre visor with a subtly raised lip near the forward edge (the visor was securely reattached at some point) . The interior of the cap is fully lined in subtly textured, golden rayon. The interior crown lining has a sweat stain (see photo) . Nice complete sweatband. Cap is a large about 58. Nice cap! complete leather sweatband. Does exhibit some mothing on the back in a few spots. and the top of the crown has a small chafe spot (see photos) but it displays very well from the front and is a good solid example (priced accordingly). good example showing the expected minor age and wear In good but used condition . Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic brought home by a U.S. Veteran. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. Great artifact! don’t miss it! VERY GOOD BUT USED CONDITION! INFANTRY OFFICER’S Cap! DON’T MISS THIS ONE!