Outstanding German NSDAP (Nazi Party) DRKB/NS-RKB VISOR CAP Certified. The DRKB, Deutscher Reichskriegerbund (Kyffhäuserbund), (German National Association of Veterans, Kyffhäuser Association), was formed during WWI, and was based on the DKB, Deutscher Kriegerbund (German Veterans Association), originally formed after the war of 1870-71. The addition of “Kyffhäuser” in the associations name referred to the Kyffhäuser mountain where a large war memorial had been erected. The goal of the association was to preserve the morale and comradeship of former soldiers and to financially assist its members if required. On March 29TH 1938 the DRKB was renamed NS-RKB, Nationalsozialistische-Reichskriegerbund, (National Socialist-State Soldiers League), by the NSDAP and amalgamated with most of the earlier veterans associations into one national organization. Uniform and headgear regulations of the DRKB/NS-RKB were introduced. A 1936 pattern, deep navy blue wool construction visor cap. Fixed to the forward seem is a Notional a cockade and a gilt washed, stamped alloy, oak-leaf wreath encompassing a third pattern DRKB insignia, as introduced in late 1935. The insignia consists of a gilt washed alloy oval with the embossed black silhouette of the Kyffhäuserbund monument, on a white field, surmounting a red field with a black mobile swastika on a white circular field.. The black rayon center band features machine embroidered mobile swastikas alternating with shields, within which are “Kyffhäuser” monuments (a monument to a united Germany located in Saxony). Fixed by the black-painted, convex metal buttons positioned over each ear is a blackened leather chin strap, with two black-painted metal adjusting buckles along its length. The interior of the cap is fully lined in mid-blue rayon, and features a tan leather sweatband. Ink stamped, in silver, to a celluloid diamond sewn to the interior crown is nicely maker marked. size marked 59. Cap is Excellent, near mint. One of the classic desirable visor caps from the third Reich in used but excellent condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. 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. DON”T MISS THIS ONE!