Outstanding WWII Era Allgemeine SS Black Visor Hat Untouched Almost Mint Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History
Outstanding WWII Era Allgemeine SS Black Visor Hat Untouched Almost Mint Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Nice quality, black wool construction visor cap with a whip cord weave. The cap has white wool waffenfarbe to the top crown edge and both the top and bottom edges of the centerband. The internal crown stiffening wire is and an additional vertical stiffener to the front center are both still intact and give the cap a nice saddle form shape with a very high central peak. The front center of the cap has a second pattern, silver washed, stamped alloy SS eagle, as introduced in February 1936. The front center of the centerband has a second pattern, silver washed, stamped alloy Totenkopf, as introduced in October 1934. The cap has a blackened patent leather chinstrap with two, rectangular, sliding, sheet metal, length adjustment buckles and a central sheet metal retaining clip all intact. The chinstrap is secured to the cap by two small, smooth, black painted, sheet metal buttons. The cap has a black vulcanfibre visor with a raised lip near the forward edge. The diamond patterned, orangish/tan bottom edge of the visor is well marked with black inkstamped SS runes encompassed by the initials, “RZM”. The interior of the cap is fully lined with a high quality grey rayon. The crown lining still has its original clear celluloid sweat diamond intact with the small rectangular “pocket” portion. The crown lining beneath the sweat diamond is well marked with the gilt printed, circular bordered, outline of the SS runes encompassed by a second circular border. The interior of the cap also has a tan leather sweatband fully intact and in excellent condition. This hat has been in an old collection for over 30 years and has not seen the light of day. The insignia has never been pulled off or altered in anyway. This is one of the best Allgemeine SS black visor’s we ever had. If you want the best this is it. As you know many SS items are fake or they have been altered or insignia has been changed. This hat is as good as they come 100% original and un-altered in any way. Fresh “out of the woods” from a very old collection. Nice used example showing the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are very collectible and difficult to find in excellent condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.