Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) NAMED SIGNALS EM/NCO’S VISOR CAP. (Schirmmütze) Brought Home By A U.S. Soldier Certified
Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) NAMED SIGNALS EM/NCO’S VISOR CAP. (Schirmmütze) Brought Home By A U.S. Soldier Certified. Nice quality, privately purchased, Luftwaffe blue/grey, wool/rayon blend construction flight EM/NCO’s visor cap features a black, horizontally ribbed, interwoven, mohair centerband, and golden brown wool waffenfarbe piping to the crown edge and both the top and bottom edges of the centerband. The front center of the cap has an second pattern, (Circa 1936/1937-1945), silver washed, stamped alloy, Luftwaffe eagle clutching a canted, swastika in it’s talons. Note one of the two pins on the back of the luft eagle is missing but the eagle still stays on fine. The front center of the centerband has a silver washed, stamped alloy, winged wreath with a black, silver and red painted national tri-color cockade. The cap has a black, patent leather chinstrap with two, black painted, vertically rectangular, metal, retaining clips and two, black painted, vertically oval, metal, sliding length adjustment buckles. The chinstrap is secured to the cap by two, smooth, black painted sheet metal buttons. The cap has an extended, forward, black lacquered, ersatz cardstock visor. Interior of cap fully lined in rust/orange colored oilcloth. Celluloid sweat diamond is complete. Lining has printed manufacturers logo and name, and size, “55 and 1/2”! Also has the name of the original owner in the sweatband and diamond. Wide, tan leather sweatband with ventilation perforations to front section. Shows the expected period use and wear but overall nice condition. Excellent example. Nice untouched cap. Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good condition. In good but used condition has one moth hole on top and along the bottom edge of the hat (see photos). 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 CONDITION! A VERY NICE CAP!