VERY NICE High Quality WWII German Army (Heer) INFANTRY OFFICER’S VISOR CAP. (Schirmmütze für Offizier) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Outstanding 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 high quality 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. (there is some small indentation from poor storage that could be removed with a hat stretcher (see photos). 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 interior of the cap is fully lined in subtly textured, gray rayon. The interior crown lining is nice the plastic diamond inside is now gone. Nicely maker marked . Nice complete sweatband that does have a split that was repaired by the Vet with tape (see photo). . Cap is a large about 58. A few light moth nips (see photos) Nice cap! complete leather sweatband with some slight loss. Nice untouched cap. Nice 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! Nice INFANTRY OFFICER’S Cap a few minor issues (priced accordingly) ! DON’T MISS THIS ONE!