Original WWII German 1936 PATTERN Reichspost & Customs” VISOR CAP. Mützen Abzeichen Certified


Original WWII German 1936 PATTERN , Reichspost & Customs” VISOR CAP. Dark navy blue wool construction visor cap, featuring a one-piece circular crown, piped in orange and whose internal stiffening wire is still intact, a body with seams to each of its cardinal points, a one-piece center band, also piped in orange along its edges and whose vertical seam is to the reverse, and a blackened visor. Fixed to the forward seam line of the body is a stamped political-style national eagle, whose out-stretched wings have a 37mm span, and which clutches a wreathed, mobile swastika in its talons. An internal, vertical shape retainer is behind this forward seam line, giving the cap a high peak to the front. Fixed to the front of the black velvet center band is a  black painted, fluted base to a raised, polished aluminum korkarden, to whose center is a red felt “dot.”Fixed by a convex metal button over each ear is a blackened, patent leather chin strap, wrapped and riveted around rectangular alloy “rings,” through which then loop the main body of the strap, with two metal sliding adjustment buckles along its length. All of its metal and alloy components are also blackened. The vulcanfibre visor, with a raised lip along its forward edge, is blackened to its upper surface, and tan colored to its underside. The interior of the cap is fully lined in tan-colored oilcloth, and features an alkor sweatband. . The cap is a size 55.  One of the classic caps from the third Reich in used (Very good) condition. Typical light age and storage wear no mothing. Nice example with expected condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. 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.

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