Visors & Softcaps

Heer Visors

Heer panzer officer visor hat ( schirmutze )

169H15 - Heer panzer officer visor hat ( schirmutze ). This officer visor features all bullion insignia. The crown and capband piping ( waffenfarbe) is pink as worn by panzer personnel is in excellent condition. The hat displays light period wear. $1450. More Photos

Army Infantry officer M38 overseas cap

168H8 - Army Infantry officer M38 overseas cap. This cap features a white inverted V soutache as worn by personnel attached to Infantry units. The officer's eagle is bullion as is the kokarde. The crown and scallop aluminum piping display wear consistent with the rest of the sidecap. The officer quality wool is light weight summer gabardine. The unmarked interior features a leather sweatband that extends around the entire interior. The crown of the cap has two safety pins, front and back, that give it a "jaunty" appearance. $400. More Photos

Army officer Pionier ( Engineer, combat) M38 sidecap

168H3 - Army officer Pionier ( Engineer, combat) M38 sidecap. This cap features a hand-sewn inverted V soutache indicating attachment to an engineering unit. The crown and front scallop display factory sewn aluminum piping as worn by officers. The interior exhibits light wear and staining. The lining is unmarked but the size is 55. $850. More Photos

Army officer Gebirgsjager M38 sidecap

168H2 - Army officer Gebirgsjager M38 sidecap. This hat features the proper green waffenfarbe worn by mountain troops personnel. The cap exhibits factory sewn crown and front scallop aluminum piping indicating officer rank. The inverted V green soutache is hand-sewn. The eagle the officer flatwire type. The interior is lined with silver/gray cotton fabric with a partial leather sweatband. The size 58 ½ is stamped on the lining. $850. More Photos

Army NCO/enlisted M43

162H2 - Army NCO/enlisted M43. This hat features factory machine sewn trapezoid insignia. The down turn side panels display the strips for use of the winter neck protector. The two side panels are joined at the front with two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with rayon that displays period use. The size 56 is lightly stamped. $700. More Photos

Army officer M43

162H3 - Army officer M43. This hat features factory machine sewn officer's trapezoid insignia having silver flatwire thread. The visor shows light wear caused by the officer removing and replacing the hat. The crown displays factory sewn silver piping that denotes officer rank. The two side panels are joined at the front by two pebbled alunum buttons as worn by officers. The interior displays a full leather sweatband. The interior is lined with olive brown cotton and stamped size 56. $1150. More Photos

Army panzer nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze

162H4 - Army panzer nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This hat features high quality wool with a factory machine sewn trapezoid. The two side panels are joined at the front which two silver pebbled aluminum buttons. Since silvered buttons were by regulation worn by officers this may have been intended for officer use. I'm describing it as nco/enlisted due to the lack of crown piping.The interior displays light period use and is lined with cotton/rayon blend fabric. The size 56 is stamped. $4,000. More Photos

Army cavalry officer M38 overseas cap

162H8 - Army cavalry officer M38 overseas cap . This cap features aluminum crown and front scallop piping. The insignia is officer grade having a silver flatwire eagle eagle and bullion kokarde. A factory machine sewn golden yellow soutache indicates attachment to a cavalry unit. The exterior wool is in excellent condition . One field gray enameled grommet is on each side. The inteior is lined with the standard olive tan cotton fabric. There is a partial leather sweatband in the front. There is no size stamp but the hat is approximately a size 59. $1350. More Photos

Army infantry officer M38 sidecap with white soutache

162H1 - Army infantry officer M38 sidecap with white soutache. $850. More Photos

Army Panzer officer crusher style visor hat

1512H2 - Army Panzer officer crusher style visor hat. This hat features pink crown and capband waffenfarb as worn by Panzertruppen. The matching eagle and wreath are silver bullion wire with a metal kokarde. The upper wool body is ribbed tricot and is free of mothing and stains. The visor is lacquered cardboard. The chincords have been removed allowing the cap to be worn as a crusher that was popular with panzer officers. The interior is lined with silver gray rayon. The sweat diamond was neatly removed that accounts for the period sweat staining that is consistent throughout the lining. This would further enhance the flexibility of the hat worn as a crusher. The sweatband is made of lacquered oilcloth that served as artificial leather. Rare. $4,500. More Photos

Army Cavalry M38 sidecap with soutache

1511H2 - Army Cavalry M38 sidecap with soutache. This field gray wool cap features the golden/yellow cavalry inverted "V" soutache. The machine woven Wehrmacht eagle and kokarde are factory sewn. The interior is marked with the LAGO maker and size 53. The name Schutz is written along the side. $750. More Photos

Army panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat

1510H1 - Army panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat. This black wool hat features a factory sewn rayon trapezoid with gray Wehrmacht eagle and national kokarde. The two side fold down panels are secured in the front by two black pebbled metal buttons. The M43's exterior is free of mothing and stains. The cotton/rayon blend interior displays a single size stamp "57". Mint un-issued. $2500. More Photos

Army M43 Einheitsfeldmutze for NCO/enlisted men

159H4 - Army M43 Einheitsfeldmutze for NCO/enlisted men. This field hat features factory machine sewn embroidered trapezoid insignia. The hat's fold down side panels are secured in the front with a single field gray pebbled aluminum button. Under each side panel is a strip of gray cotton cloth. The exterior wool body is free of mothing and stains. Tthe interior is lined with gray/green artificial silk. The cap is stamped size 57 ( medium). Mint, un-issued. $800. More Photos

Army Infantry officer visor hat by private maker

157H1 - Army Infantry officer visor hat by private maker . This visor hat features white crown and capband waffenfarb indicating attachment to an infantry unit. The high quality doeskin wool is in excellent condition having one very minor moth nip on the crown. The insignia consist of an aluminum eagle and kokarde. Both in excellent near mint condition. The green wool capband is perfect . The aluminum offer chincords are attached to the capband by pebbled aluminum buttons. The visor shows normal light period wear. The interior is lined with creme colored artificial silk and maintains a complete leather sweatband. The rhomboid celluloid sweatshield is intact and displays the maker's name. This visor maintains an excellent saddle shape presentation. $900. More Photos

Rare Army Panzer M43

156H1 - Rare Army Panzer M43. This rare M43 features a hand-sewn panzer machine woven trapezoid. The black wool material displays light period soiling. The fold-down side panels are joined at the front by two black plastic buttons. The interior is lined with silver/gray artificial silk. The M43 is size stamped 57. $3500 More Photos

Army officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze

153H1 - Army officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This stunning example features a white trapezoid factory machine sewn insignia with aluminum crown piping. The officer grade feldgrau wool is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The side fold-down panels display the pass-through strips to cloth used for when the panels are folded down in cold weather. The interior is lined with green/gray artificial silk. The size is stamped 57 ( medium ). $1200. More Photos

Army officer M43 ( einheitsfldmutze) field hat with hand-sewn two piece insignia

143H5 - Army officer M43 ( einheitsfldmutze) field hat with hand-sewn two piece insignia. This hat features aluminum crown piping. as worn by officers. The hand-sewn front eagle is silver flatwire thread. The two side panels are joined at the front by two silver aluminum pebbled buttons. The underside of the panels displays the cloth strip used for the attachment of a neck protector used in cold weather .The exterior is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with artificial silk that displays period use. use. The underside of the visor displays heavy cotton khaki fabric. The size is approximately 55/56. Displays well. $1200.. More Photos

Gebirgsjager enlisted field cap with trapezoid insignia

143H4 - Gebirgsjager enlisted field cap with trapezoid insignia. This feldgrau wool hat features straight stitched machine sewn trapezoid insignia that displays the characteristic "T' configuration as worn by the mountain troops. The two side panels are joined at the front by pebbled aluminum buttons. The underside of the panels displays the cloth strip used for the attachment of a neck protector used in cold weather. The exterior is free of mothing and stains. The unmarked interior in lined with rayon. The size is approximately 56. $1350. More Photos

Army early Gebirgsjager  ( Mountain )officer field hat

143H2 - Army early Gebirgsjager ( Mountain )officer field hat. This hat features officer quality wool and displays a hand-stitched "T" configured machine woven eagle and kokarde. The two side panels are joined at the front with two nut buttons. On the left side is the metal edelweiss ensignia of the Gebirgjager troops. The hat does not have crown piping as this was not authorized until later. There is a single air vent enameled grommet on each side. The exterior is free of mothing and stains. $1850. More Photos

Army Medical officer visor hat ( schirmtutze )

131H1 - Army Medical officer visor hat ( schirmtutze ). This stunning example features cornflower blue crown and capband waffenfarb as worn by army medical officers. This hat is in mint condition having absolutely no distractions. The aluminum Wehrmacht adler and kokarde insignia retain 100% of their original frosted finish. The black vulcanfiber visor is unscathed by wear normally caused by officer aluminum chincords. The chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The green felt wool capband is free of any mothing as is the rest of the hat. The interior is lined with crème colored artificial silk. The celluloid diamond is completely intact and displays the maker as Christian Becter, Mainz ( Rhein). The original tissue paper is present and I have decided to not disturb it for the purpose of photography. The leather sweatband is 100% intact and displays no signs of ever having been worn. The hat size is approximately 59/60. Mint. Un-issued and impossible to upgrade. $1550. More Photos

Heer tropical Gebirgsjager M38 overseas (feldmutze) cap with soutache

1210H11 - Heer tropical Gebirgsjager M38 overseas (feldmutze) cap with soutache. This olive cotton overseas cap features a factory applied green soutache indicating mountain troops. The cap has a machine sewn eagle and cockade. It is unissued. The red cotton interior is well stamped with the maker "Wiessbach…" and dated 42. The size is 55. I would rate this hat as mint. $950. More Photos

Army Nachtrichten (signals) nco/enlisted visor by Erel

1210H7 - Army Nachtrichten (signals) nco/enlisted visor by Erel ( Robert Lubstein ). This hat features lemon yellow crown and capband waffenfarb as worn by personnel attached to signals units. The matching eagle and kokarde are aluminum. The kokarde is early nickel silver. The upper wool body is doeskin and displays areas of minor moth tracking. The vulcanfiber visor is in excellent condition. The nco/enlisted chinstrap is attached to the green felt wool capband by two black enameled buttons. The interior is lined with gold/yellow artificial silk. The rhomboid shaped sweat diamond displays the Erel maker's name and "Ieal " which was a grade of Erel made hats. The leather sweatband displays mild period wear and is complete. The size is approximately 58. I would rate this hat as being in very good condition. $950. More Photos

Early Army Nachtrichten ( Signals) nco/enlisted visor hat unit marked

1209H2 - Early Army Nachtrichten ( Signals) nco/enlisted visor hat unit marked. This visor hat features lemon yellow crown and capband waffenfarb indicating attachment to a Signals unit. The upper wool body is high quality doeskin wool is in excellent condition displaying normal wear and age. The insignia is matching early nickel silver. The dark green wool felt capband is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with copper brown artificial silk at the crown. The celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond is incomplete and maker marked but faded with age. The leather sweatband is complete and free of separations. The underside of the sweatband is unit stamped with Gepruft 3/NA 48.$950. More Photos

Army Transport officer’s visor hat with edelweiss

119H59 - Army Transport officer’s visor hat with edelweiss. This hat features the subdued blue crown and capband waffenfarb of a transport officer. The edelweiss signifies he was posted with a Gebirgjager unit. The hat displays a combination of a metal eagle and edelweiss along with a bullion wreathed kokarde. All the insignia matches in age tone and wear. The officer chincords are the later rayon variety. The upper wool body and green felt capband are free of mothing and stains. There is one miniscule np on the front crown piping. This does not detract. The interior displays a complete triangular celluloid sweat diamond with the size 58 ½ stamped beneath the diamond. The is gold lining the artificial silk commonly seen in officers visors. The lining shows normal soiling caused by period wear. The brown leather sweatband shows wear and is supple. $900. More Photos

Army M43 officer's einheitfeldmutze with skijager insignia

119H57 - Army M43 officer's einheitfeldmutze with skijager insignia. This hat features the rare skijager insignia affixed to the left side fold-down panel. The hat has aluminum crown pipind and an officer's machine woven trapezoid. The two fold-down side panels are secured in the front by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with cotton/rayon blend material that is size stamped "57". There is a partial leather sweatband that displays light use sewn to the front. $1500. More Photos

Army Administration officer's schirmutze with edelweiss

119H28 - Army Administration officer's schirmutze with edelweiss. This visor hat features the dark green crown and capband waffenfarb of Administration. The upper body wool is doeskin wool and is free of mothing and stains as is the dark green wool felt capband. There is minor mothing along the waffenfarb that exposes the under-fabric. The insignia consist of an aluminum eagle, aluminum wreath and nickel kokarde. The edelweiss is positioned between the wreath and eagle. The aluminum officer chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with a combination of blue artificial silk ( seen in KM visors ) and gray polished cotton around the sides.. The pigskin leather sweatband is complete and displays light use. 39. $600. More Photos

Early Army Administration officer's schirmutze

119H27 - Early Army Administration officer's schirmutze. This visor hat features the dark green crown and capband waffenfarb of Administration. The upper body wool is doeskin wool and is free of mothing and stains as is the dark green wool felt capband. The insignia consist of an early 1st style nickel eagle and aluminum kokarde. The early silver bullion wire officer chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. It appears someone at one time attempted to repair wear or damage to the black vulcanfiber visor. The interior is lined with cream colored artificial silk. The leather sweatband is complete and display heavy use. 38. $600. More Photos

Army Infantry officer's schirmutze

119H25 - Army Infantry officer's schirmutze. This visor hat features the white crown and capband waffenfarb of Infantry. The upper body wool is ribbed twill ( tricot). It is free of mothing and stains as is the dark green wool felt capband. The insignia is matching bullion eagle and kokarde. The aluminum officer chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with silver/gray artificial silk. The shows there never was a sweat diamond. The leather sweatband is complete and shows minimal wear.45. $750. More Photos

Army Administration officer's visor hat

119H33 - Army Administration officer's visor hat. This hat features dark green crown and capband waffenfarb piping of an administration officer. The underside of the fold-over upper wool body reveals two ventilation grommets per side. The aluminum officer chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with brown cotton fabric that shows mild staining due to wear. The rhomboid sweat diamond is gone due to wear and age. The maker's stamp is illegible. The brown leather sweatband has been replaced or re-sewn but is complete. 40. $500. More Photos

Army Gebirgsjager ( Mountain troops) officer's visor hat

119H32 - Army Gebirgsjager ( Mountain troops) officer's visor hat. This hat features full bullion insignia. The lighter green crown and capband waffenfarb piping is for a Gebirgjager officer. The upper wool body displays a large moth nip that goes through to the wool. There are several nips along the side of the crown piping. The underside of the fold-over upper wool body reveals two ventilation grommets per side. The aluminum officer chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with gray cotton fabric that shows mild staining due to wear. The rhomboid sweat diamond is complete and indicates it was made by LLD.The brown leather sweatband is complete but displays separations along the front visor area. This could be restored.37. $550. More Photos

Army enlisted gebirgjager bergmutze ( mountain troops) hat with edelweiss

113H3 - Army enlisted gebirgjager bergmutze ( mountain troops) hat with edelweiss. This bergmutze features the short visor and high crown characyeristic of this style. The bevo style machine woven insignia is in the classic "T" formation. A hand-applied metal edelweiss is sewn to the left fold-down side panel. The two side fold-down panels are joined at the front by two field gray pebbled buttons. Under these panels is sewn two rayon strips used as pass-throughs when the panels are pulled down to cover the ears for warmth. The interior is lined with dark green rayon and displays a single size stamp 57. Mint and displays no mothing or stains. $1850. More Photos

Army enlisted bergmutze with edelweiss

107H22 - Army enlisted bergmutze with edelweiss. This mint M43 features "T" cut bevo insignia. The field gray wool body is mint being free of mothing and stains. There is a single field gray enameled air grommet on each side. The two side panels are joined at the front by two field gray painted buttons. Stitched to the left side panel is a zinc edelweiss denoting Gebirgjager (Mountain troop). The interior is lined with light brown cotton cloth. The size is stamped 57. $1,500. More Photos

Army Transport officer's visor hat

101H42 - Army Transport officer's visor hat. This hat features the blue crown and capband piping of a transport officer. The eagle and kokarde are high quality officer bullion wire. The officer aluminum chincords are attached to the capband with two pebbled aluminum buttons. The upper wool hat body is doeskin. The interior is lined with ribbed gold colored artificial silk. The lining shows heavy use. The leather sweatband is complete and shows comparable period wear. $1050. More Photos

Army Pionier (combat engineer) officer's visor hat by Erel

101H43 - Army Pionier (combat engineer) officer's visor hat by Erel. This hat features the black crown and capband waffenfarbe of a Pionier officer. The hat's aluminum officer's chincords are attached to the dark green wool felt capband with two pebbled aluminum buttons. The upper hat body is in very good condition being free of excessive wear and stains. The interior is lined with gold-yellow artificial silk. The celluloid sweat diamond is complete with a single small crack. The Erel rhomboid sweatshield is marked "Ideal". The original owner's name "Friedrich" has been inserted into the sweatshield. The complete leather sweatband shows regular period use. $1450. More Photos

Army splinter pattern reversible to winter camouflage helmet cover

0911h10 - Army splinter pattern reversible to winter camouflage helmet cover. This rare factory-made helmet cover shows light period wear. The helmet cover comes with machine-sewn foliage loops. The exterior is in used but excellent condition. The interior shows age yellowing and has a single size stamp 61 which is for the actual head size rather than the shell size. The helmet is secured to the helmet by means of a splinter pattern tie string. $5500. More Photos

Army panzer winter protective helmet

0910h9 - Army panzer winter protective helmet. This rare item of panzer headgear is frequently incorrectly referred to as the winter beret. The fur covered winter protective helmet was designed to be worn by panzer crewmen and has the same liner as the beret. This piece features light colored rabbit fur panels that are secured at the top by a single button. To the front fur panel is affixed an aluminum army eagle held by several stitches. The Interior is identical to those found in panzer berets with a black oilcloth lining. This one has a Robert Lubstein (Erel) manufacturer's tag. Although this one is mint, the underside of the leather sweatband contains the owner's name (illegible) and another Erel stamp with the size 56. $3,500. More Photos

Army cavalry piped visor hat

095h15 - Army cavalry piped visor hat. This golden yellow piped visor hat features thin crown and capband waffenfarb piping indicating cavalry. The ribbed wool upper body is perfect as is the dark green capband. The saucer shape is textbook for this issue hat. The interior is lined with copper colored cotton and retains a full celluloid sweatshield. The size is 55 ½. The leather sweatband has a small about ¼ inch separation. The maker is stamped on the underside of the leather liner Ferdinand Garnier and dated 1938. $950. More Photos

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092h20 - Army enlisted medical personnel visor hat. This hat features the cornflower blue crown and capband piping of the medical personnel. The hat's upper body is in overall excellent condition having a couple of very tiny moth nips with one being on there capband near the left-facing side chinstrap button. The interior of the hat shows that it is of the standard issue variety and exhibits no wear. Under the complete celluloid sweat diamond is the size stamp 57. Overall a very nice example. $799. More Photos

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091H10 - Army Artillery enlisted visor by Erel. This is an excellent example of an Erel made enlisted visor. The exterior features high-quality doeskin wool with bright red wafenfarb piping for artillery. This would be a private purchase piece. The enlisted man positioned the chinstrap under the aluminum kokarde as a personal choice. The lacquered leather indicates the chinstrap has been under there a long time. The interior indicates this is an Erel Standard. The leather sweatband shows wear and mild sweat staining but is complete and in good condition. $800. More Photos

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0810H12 - Army Infantry enlisted/nco visor hat. This hat is in excellent condition showing the slightest amount of wear. The ribbed twill of the upper body is in almost perfect condition. The insignia is the standard aluminum variety usually found on army visors. The leather chinstrap shows normal age crazing. The interior is lined with light brown cotton. The complete leather sweatband shows light wear. Under the complete celluloid sweat diamond is stamped the size 56. Under the leather sweatband is the maker's stamp and date - 1938. Great piece.$750. More Photos

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0810H6 - Army General's M43 with bullion eagle. This M43 features gold crown piping with an officer's aluminum eagle and bullion cockade which was standard for general ranks up until January 1943. This M43 is constructed of heavy high quality doeskin wool and has matching gold pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with green-gray, ribbed artificial silk. The size 57 is stamped in gold. The interio shows very light wear. This is an excellent example of a general's M43. $5500. More Photos

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085H4 - Army officer's M43 cap with embroidered trapezoid insignia. This rare late war hat features the seldom seen embroidered trapezoid. This hat has factory applied officer's crown piping that is a thinner style. The exterior fabric is coarse and in mint un-issued condition. The interior is off-white cotton lined and size stamped 56 - a medium size. The hat is fully lined with a leather sweatband that has split due to folding while in storage. A fine example of a late war army officer's M43. $1250. More Photos

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079H29 - Heer tropical panzer M38 overseas (feldmutze) cap. This olive cotton overseas cap features a factory applied pink soutache indicating panzer. There are minor whitish storage stains above the scallops near the grommets on each side. The cap has a machine sewn eagle and cockade. It is unissued but missing one of the zinc grommets. The red cotton interior is well stamped with "1142" and the maker's stamp. The size is 55. Someone has written the names "Hods" along the bottom. $1350. More Photos

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079H22 - Heer Cavalry officer's visor hat by Kurt Seilor. This rare hat features early eagle and cockade insignia with a "tradition totenkopf". The High quality material is free of mothing with very minor discoloration towards the back edge of the hat. The golden yellow piping is free of any moth nips. The earlier style thin chincords are a good fit and appear to be original to the hat. The interior is lined with off-white silk. The leather sweatband is thinner than usually seen on officer hats but this may be attributed to the maker. There are numerous small dark stains on the lining but nothing through the material. The sweat diamond with the maker's name is complete. This is a great looking hat that displays well. $1750. More Photos

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037H21 - Early Heer Gebirgjager officer's visor field hat. This hat is a very rare and wonderful piece. Gebirgjager officers were not authorized to wear silver piping on their hats until October '42. So what many self respecting officer's did was they added their own. This hat features thin twist cord piping that was fined stitched around the crown. The two silver buttons were also added to make this a "treue" officer's hat. The hat insignia is the early, rare white "T" and the side Edelweiss. The distinctive Edelweiss was worn only by the mountain troops and is sewn onto the side panel with field gray matching thread. The interior of this hat is the standard medium gray cotton with a full leather sweatband. The lining is marked 54 and M37. There is a metal stiffener I believe is period sewn into the front to give the hat its shape. This is a small hat. It is also very rare. $2000.  More Photos

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SS Visors

Waffen SS M40 nco/enlisted M40 sidecap

168H7 - Waffen SS M40 nco/enlisted M40 sidecap. This MINT un-issued cap features hand-sewn SS totenkopf and adler insignia. The exterior wool body is in un-issued condition. The interior is lined with gray cotton material and stamped 55. $2500. More Photos

Allgemeine SS nco/enlisted sidecap cap

163H2 - Allgemeine SS nco/enlisted sidecap cap. This sidecap features a Totenkopf front button and triangular SS machine embroidered eagle sewn to the side panel. The high quality black wool is in mint un-issued condition. The interior displays the proper RZM cloth label and is stamped size 57. $3500. More Photos

Waffen SS M42  with machine magnetic ( steel) ventilation grommets

163H6 - Waffen SS M42 with machine magnetic ( steel) ventilation grommets. This M42 is reversible to fall pattern camouflage. The cap is size 60 cm. Mint, un-issued. $4800. More Photos

Waffen SS M42 camouflage field cap with machine sewn ventilation grommets

163H5 - Waffen SS M42 camouflage field cap with machine sewn ventilation grommets. This M42 is reversible to fall pattern camouflage. The cap is size 59 cm. Mint, un-issued. $4800. More Photos

Unobtainable Allgemeine Schutzstaffel führer tuchmütze

163SO10 - Unobtainable Allgemeine Schutzstaffel führer tuchmütze. It is on very rare occasion that one has the opportunity to have in his possession an artifact so rare that it may be the only one known. Coming from an old and very advanced collection is this officer tuchmütze. This sidecap features factory machine applied aluminum silver twistcord piping that extends along the side panels around to the front scallop. Beneath this piping is the standard silver totenkopf button. The most outstanding characteristic of this cap is the hand embroidered in silver aluminum wire an early M29 style officer eagle on the side triangular section of cloth where ordinarily would be seen the nco/enlisted machine embroidered version. The cap further features the highest quality black wool. This material is free of any mothing. The interior is lined with black polished cotton and displays a VA 1937 stamp along with two cloth tags. The " Vom Reichsführer SS befohlene Ausführung" and the "TUCHMuTZE fur SS RZM…" tag indicating the manufacturer. Affixed to the side are the button initials of the original owner " J E". The cap is size 57. Accompanying the cap are two images of this style of hat in period wear. One image shows Theodore Eicke, commander of the SS Totenkopfverbande, wearing an identical style of the cap. $8000. More Photos

Waffen SS panzer officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze with all flatwire silver insignia

163H1 - Waffen SS panzer officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze with all flatwire silver insignia. This very rare M43 features factory machine sewn officer's flatwire silver totenkopf and eagle. The two side panels are secured at the front by a single button. The crown displays officer ranks silver piping. The interior is lined with cotton/rayon blend fabric and is stamped size 56. Mint, un-issued. Price on Request. More Photos

Waffen SS nco crusher hat

1511H6 - Waffen SS nco crusher hat. This exemplary example features matching SS totenkopf and eagle insignia. The skull is identified as made by Deschler. The upper wool body is free of mothing and stains. The white wool crown and capband waffenfarb was standard for Waffen SS personnel as also worn by SS officers. The black wool felt capband is made of flexible weather resistant heavy buckram material. The black leather visor displays minor age crazing and retains its polished black finish. The interior is lined with copper brown cotton muslin as is typically seen in issued SS and Heer visor hats. There is an outline for a rhomboid sweatshield that would have been devoid of marking as this was an issued crusher. The size is stamped 59 . The complete leather sweatband is intact and joined at the side by a single brad. Overall this crusher rates being in excellent condtion. . More Photos

Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat

1510H6 - Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 field hat . This einheitsfeldmutze features a factory sewn front trapezoid with combined bevo totenkopf and SS eagle. The two side panels are secured at the front by a single black glass button. The interior is lined with a cotton/rayon blend material with a single size stamp indicating 59. $3250. More Photos

Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat

1510H2 - Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat. This black wool hat features a factory sewn rayon trapezoid with combination SS eagle and totenkopf. The two side fold down panels are secured in the front by two black pebbled metal buttons. The M43's exterior is free of mothing and stains. The tan cotton blend interior displays a size stamp "60" with 57 lined out. Mint un-issued. $3000. More Photos

Waffen SS artillery officer visor by Pekuro

1510H4 - Waffen SS artillery officer visor by Pekuro. This private purchase Waffen SS officer visor is one of the finest examples of a color piped SS officer visors offered by Oakleaf Militaria. This Pekuro made visor hat features high quality gabardine dark field gray wool. The SS totenkopf and eagle display much of their original silver wash finish. The red crown and capband waffenfarb indicates. The upper body is also free of mothing and stains. The black velvet capband is perfect. the officer chincords are secured to the velvet band by pebbled aluminum buttons. The black vulcanfiber visor displays very light wear where the cords have come into contact over time. The interior is unmarked as SS kleiderklasse visors should be. The visor has a complete leather sweatband that is free of separations. $10,000. More Photos

Waffen SS panzer officer M43 field hat

1510H5 - Waffen SS panzer officer M43 field hat . This einheitsfeldmutze features a factory sewn front bevo totenkopf and machine sewn SS side panel eagle. Along the circumference of the crown is factory machine sewn officer's aluminum piping. The two side panels are secured at the front by silver aluminum pebbled buttons. The interior is rayon lined with a partial leather sweatband imprinted with "QUALITATS MARKE". The size is approximately 57. The oficer quality black wool body is free of mothing and stains. $8500. More Photos

Waffen SS officer M43 field cap with M1/52 ( Deschler) front totenkopf

1510H7 - Waffen SS officer M43 field cap with M1/52 ( Deschler) front totenkopf. This hat features the aforementioned metal front skull with a factory machine sewn bevo eagle on the side panel. Along the circumference of the crown is the rarely seen white officer piping. The Italian gabardine fabric is of high quality. The two side fold down panels are joined at the front with two pebbled aluminum officer buttons. The interior is lined with gray rayon herring bone twill material. The gray leather partial sweatband is imprinted "QUALITATS MARKE". Size 55 is stamped on the lining. $7750. More Photos

Waffen SS M43 with Gebirgsjager edelweiss

154H1 - Waffen SS M43 with Gebirgsjager edelweiss. This rare M43 features the totenkopf and eagle on a machine woven M43 trapezoid. The left side fold down panel displays a zig-zag machine sewn SS edelweiss. The two side fold down panels are joined at the front with two gray pebbled buttons. The exterior is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The interior features a gray cotton/rayon blend lining marked with an RBN number and size 57. The interior displays light period wear. $3999. More Photos

Allgemeine SS overseas cap

153H3 - Allgemeine SS overseas cap. This near mint cap features a silver aluminum front totenkopf button secured by a "s" ring under the front scallop. An embroidered SS eagle on a triangular backing is machine sewn to the side. The black wool body is flawless. The interior is lined with black cotton fabric and displays light wear with a RZM tag. The size is stamped 57. $2999. More Photos

Waffen SS private purchase officer's visor by Schmid & John, Munchen

153H2 - Waffen SS private purchase officer's visor by Schmid & John, Munchen.. This excellent example features white crown piping as worn by all Waffen SS officers up to the rank of Oberfuhrer. The matching SS eagle and totenkopf are original to the hat. The exterior wool is in excellent condition displaying normal and light period age. The black velvet capband shows an area of wear to the left of the totenkopf. The officer aluminum chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with gold toned artificial silk. The maker's name is indicated under the intact rhomboid celluloid sweatshield. The leather sweatband is intact having a minor separation towards the front of the band. $11,000. More Photos

Waffen SS officer's M40 overseas cap

138H3 - Waffen SS officer's M40 overseas cap. This hat features matching silver flatwire totenkopf and adler insignia. The caps body is in mint un-issued condition . The side panels display factory machine sewn silver aluminum piping as was worn by the ranks of Oberfuhrer and above as stipulated by regulations dated 1940. The interior is lined with cotton rayon blend fabric. The size 58 ( medium) is stamped on the lining. $6500. More Photos

Waffen SS officer's schirmutze

133H6 - Waffen SS officer's schirmutze ( visor hat). This Waffen SS officer's visor shows light wear and is an excellent display item. The hat features light weight ribbed tricot wool material. The insignia is standard silver-wash Waffen SS totenkopf and M36 SS eagle. The aluminum chincords are affixed to the black velvet capband by two grayed pebbled aluminum buttons. The rich black velvet capband is in excellent condition being free of wear and mothing. The vulcanfiber visor shows mild unquestionable period use. The white crown and capband waffenfarb and rest of the exterior is free of mothing and stains. The interior displays the shadow of where there was once a rhomboid shaped sweat diamond. The field gray artificial silk lining displays normal period use. The gray leather sweatband likewise displays use and minor loss. $8950. More Photos

Waffen SS officer M43 visor field cap

1206H1 - Waffen SS officer M43 visor field cap ( einheitsfeldmutze ). This field gray hat features aluminum twistcord crown piping. The front totenkopf and side SS eagle are machine woven. The two side fold-down scallops are joined at the front by a single field gray pebbled aluminum buttons. The exterior is free of mothing but displays light wear. The unmarked interior is lined with light green cotton /rayon blend material. The interior displays light staining from period wear. $5450. More Photos

Waffen SS officer single button M43 field hat

1111H5 - Waffen SS officer single button M43 field hat. This officer's M43 features frontal two piece machine woven bevo insignia. The two side fold-down panels are secured in the front by a single button. On each underside of the two fold-down side panels are single strips of cloth found on M43'3. The material is Italian gabardine. The exterior is free of mothing and stains. The interior displays a single size stamp 60. The interior is lined with field gray rayon. At the front is a partial leather sweatband embossed. " QUALITATS MARKE ". Rare. $7295. More Photos

Waffen SS officer’s M43 einheitzfeldmutze

119H1 - Waffen SS officer’s M43 einheitzfeldmutze. This circa-1944 field hat features factory sewn, machine woven trapezoid insignia. The two side fold-down panels are secured in the front with two pebbled aluminum buttons. The top displays officers aluminum crown piping.The exterior is in excellent condition having no mothing or staining. The interior is field gray cotton/rayon blend fabric. The size is stamped “58’. A medium size. The hat shows light wear and with it more evident in the area of the forehead. Rare. $4500. More Photos

Waffen SS NCO/enlisted visor hat

106H1 - Waffen SS NCO/enlisted visor hat. This stunning Waffen SS issue hat features white crown and capband waffenfarb. The silver-washed zinc totenkopf and SS eagle show wear consistent with the rest of the hat. The field gray upper wool body is in exceelnt condition with one very minor moth nip towards the top front crown. The black woll felt capband is perfect being free of moth nips and wear. The chinstrap is tight to the capband. The vulcanfiber visor show displays normal wear. The interior features cream colored artificial silk lining with a complete and unmarked issue celluloid sweatshield. The unmarked interior shows light staining due to having been worn. The size is about 57 -58cm. The artificial leather, oilcloth sweatband is complete and has several minor separations as is normal caused by wear and age. The sweatband is joined in the rear by a single metal brad. Rare. $6999. More Photos

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Luftwaffe Visors

Luftwaffe officer's visor hat by Prima

168H1 - Luftwaffe officer's visor hat by Prima. This visor features standard Luftwaffe officer insignia having an aluminum wire eagle and winged kokarde wreath. The upper blue wool body and black mohair ribbed capband are free of mothing and stains. The visor is trimmed with black oilcloth. The interior displays a complete leather sweatband and celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond. The diamond is marked 'Verkaufs-Abteilung der Luftwaffe" and "Ce-Bar Prima". The Hat is lined with silver gray rayon. The size is 55 cm. $1400. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer M43

162H5 - Luftwaffe officer M43. This hat features aluminum crown piping. The two piece insignia is factory handsewn displaying enlisted embroidered quality. The two side panels are joined at the front with two pebbled aluminum buttons as worn by officers. The interior displays light period use and is lined with blue rayon . The top of the interior is stamped but this is illegible. $1350. More Photos

Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43

162H6 - Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43. This hat features light weight late war wool. The trapezoid insignia is factory machine sewn. The two side panels are joined at the front with two pebbled buttons as worn by officers. The interior displays light period use and is lined with blue rayon . The top of the interior is stamped size 58. $550. More Photos

Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze

1511H3 - Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This circa 1944 field cap features light weight Luftwaffe blue wool. The front trapezoid displays an machine embroidered second pattern Luftwaffe eagle and national kokarde. The exterior is in near mint condition having no mothing or stains. The interior is lined with gray rayon and dated 1944 showing the size 57 and RBM number. $600. More Photos

Luftwaffe Hermann Goring Fallschirm-Panzer  Division officer M43 field hat

1510SO3 - Luftwaffe Hermann Goring Fallschirm-Panzer Division officer M43 field hat. This hat features factory applied silver aluminum piping along the circumference of the crown. There are no signs of external stitching that would indicate the piping was post-factory applied. The embroidered Luftwaffe eagle is factory machine sewn with zig-zag stitching and the national kokarde is padded. The two fold down side panels are secured at the front by two black plastic buttons. On the underside of each fold down panel is a strip of cloth used for the attachment of the winter neck protector. These cloth strips match the fabric of the wool lining. The interior is lined with gray wool felt indicating the hat was intended for winter use. The Hermann Goring Fallschirm-Panzer Division was involved in the heavy fighting in Italy prior to its withdrawal in February 1944 when it was dispatched to Russia where it fought on the eastern front for the remainder of the war. Size 56. $9,750. More Photos

Luftwaffe  offIcer visor hat by Erel

159H3 - Luftwaffe offIcer visor hat by Erel, This hat features aluminum wire Luftwaffe officer eagle and bullion kokarde. The kokarde has one separated accent thread. The crown and capband piping is aluminum as worn by all Luftwaffe officer's. The aluminum officer chincords are securied to the ribbed moire silk capband with two pebbled aluminum buttons. The exterior wool upper hat body is free of mothing and stains and displays well. The interior features a complete celluloid rhomboid shaped sweat diamond. The Erel maker's name has faded with time. The gray leather sweatband shows several areas of separation. The artificial silk lining shows age and period use. The separations can be reinforced with fabric tape to preserve the sweatband. This hat makes an excellent display article. $1200. More Photos

Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze

143H10 - Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This excellent example features two piece factory zig-zag factory machine sewn insignia. The hat's upper body wool is free of mothing and stains. The side fold-down panels are secured at the front by two blue pebbled aluminum buttons. The exterior has no mothing or stains. The interior is lined with gray rayon and displays the RBN stamp along with the 56 size. - $850. More Photos

Luftwaffe enlisted white summer visor for flight or Fallschirmjager

143H7 - Luftwaffe enlisted white summer visor for flight or Fallschirmjager personnel. This hat features golden/yellow waffenfarb bordering the ribbed capband that indicates attachment to flying or paratroop units. The ribbed white cotton removable top is in excllent condition being free of stains and soiling. The 1st pattern Luftwaffe eagle haing the down-turned tail is attached by prongs that pass through two machine sewn holes. The aluminum winged kokarde is standard. The patent leather chinstrap displays normal age and is secured to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The unmarked interior displays a white and complete leather sweatband. The underside of the sweatband is stamped "L.B.A.B 35 indicating Luftwaffe acceptance and dated 1935. The approximate size is 57/58. Very nice early example. $1350. More Photos

Rare  Luftwaffe face protector for open cockpit pilots

135H2 - Rare Luftwaffe face protector for open cockpit pilots. This suede leather face mask was worn by open cockpit pilots the mask features thin brown suede leather with the mouth area having a protective cover secured by two enameled snaps. An elasticized cloth strap extends from the forehead and each side to join at the rear. The interior is smooth buffed suede and marked Fliegerhorstkommandantur., Glessen. The underside of the snap mouth flap is further marked LBAB 37, The maker's name and size stamped "2" ( medium). One of the snaps that secures the mouth flap does show separation from the suede. This very rare piece is described in "Uniforms & Traditions of the LUFTWAFFE". Authors John R. Angolia & Adolf Schlicht. Published by R. James Bender Publishing, 1998, p. 221. $500. More Photos

Luftwaffe  NCO/enlisted Nachtrichten hat

1203H5 - Luftwaffe NCO/enlisted Nachtrichten ( Signals ) visor hat by Siegfried Frank, Insterburg dated 1939. This private purchase hat features cinnamon brown crown and capband waffenfarb for personnel attached to Signal units. The upper wool body and black ribbed mohair capband are free of mothing and stains. The insignia features the 2nd style Luftwaffe eagle with a white metal kokarde. The interior displays the SIEGFRIED FRANK, INSTERBURG silver foil stamp along with the size 56. The interior is lined with copper brown cotton fabric. Under the complete leather sweatband is the original owner's unit and date 1939. $750. More Photos

Luftwaffe nco/enlisted flight visor hat marked Extra Klasse

1112H1 - Luftwaffe nco/enlisted flight visor hat marked Extra Klasse. This circa-1943 hat visor hat features golden-yellow crown and capband waffenfarb. The Luftwaffe adler and kokarde are zinc. The patent leather chinstrap is secured to the capband with black enameled buttons. The upper doeskin wool body is in excellent condition displaying very minor moth tracking. The black mohair capband is perfect. The interior features A complete celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond displaying the familiar eagle and "Extra Klasse". The original owner's name is written on nametag. The sweatband is made of pressed paper that was commonly used during this period. The sweatband shows normal period wear. $775. More Photos

Luftwaffe M43 enlisted einheitsfeldmutze

119H58 - Luftwaffe M43 enlisted einheitsfeldmutze. This hat features a machine sewn embroidered cotton eagle and a rayon kokarde. The two side fold-down panels are secured by two blue pebbled plastic button. The interior is lined with blue rayon and is RBN marked and size stamped "59". The hat displays light wear but is in excellent condition. $675. More Photos

Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat by Christian Haug

119H51 - Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat by Christian Haug. This hat features a second pattern aluminum eagle with kokarde. The wool body displays golden-yellow crown and capband waffenfarb piping. There are two areas of minor stains on the crown. The black mohair capband is free of any distractions. The black patent leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The interior features the a complete Christian Haug marked rhomboid sweat diamond. The full leather sweatband shows several areas of separations. It appears the sweatband was poorly repaired joining it to the visor at one time. Displays well. 28. $575. More Photos

Luftwaffe Signals (Nachtrichten) nco/ enlisted visor hat by G.A Hoffmann

119H31 - Luftwaffe Signals (Nachtrichten) nco/ enlisted visor hat by G.A Hoffmann. This near mint, unissued hat features a 1st pattern aluminum "droop-tail" eagle. The copper brown waffenfarbe indicates attachment to a signals unit. This hat has one very minor moth nip on the crown. This does not detract from the overall appearance. The interior still retains its original tissue stuff paper placed there by the manufacturer to maintain the hat's shape. The complete rhomboid sweat diamond shows the maker's name, date of manufacture as 1937 and logo. The complete leather sweatband shows mild storage age and is joined at the side by a single brad that has separated. The underside of the sweatband is stamped Nachr. Komp I and II Jgschw. 334 Mannheim. 34. $725. More Photos

Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat by Christian Haug

119H30 - Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat by Christian Haug. This hat features a second pattern aluminum eagle with kokarde. The upper wool body, golden-yellow crown and capband waffenfarb piping and black mohair capband are all free of any distractions. The black patent leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The interior features the Christian Haug rhomboid sweat diamond marked size 55. The full leather sweatband shows normal wear and is complete. The underside of the band has written 'U Braun' the original owner's name and rank. 29. $625. More Photos

Luftwaffe enlisted M43 einheitzfeldmutze

119H3 - Luftwaffe enlisted M43 einheitzfeldmutze. This M43 field hat features factory sewn, machine embroidered insignia. The two side fold-down panels are secured in the front with a single blue pebbled button. There is a single ventilation grommet on each side. The exterior is in excellent condition having no mothing or staining. The interior is gray cottonfabric and well marked with the size "57' and 'L.B.A.B. 43". The hat is in-issued and shows no wear. $650. More Photos

Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager enlisted visor hat by LEPARO

119H29 - Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager enlisted visor hat by LEPARO. This HAT features a first pattern pattern aluminum eagle and kokarde. The upper wool body, golden-yellow crown and capband waffebfarb piping and black mohair capband are all free of any distractions. The interior features the LEPARO rhomboid sweat diamond that is marked size 56. The full leather sweatband displays serious wear and several separations. The underside of the band is stamped FL. SCH. TUTOW (?). 30. $550. More Photos

Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat

119H43 - Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat. This hat features a circa-1944 second pattern aluminum eagle with kokarde. The upper ribbed twill wool body displays golden-yellow crown and capband waffenfarb piping. The black rayon capband is free of any distractions. The black patent leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The interior features the a complete and unmarked rhomboid sweat diamond. The full leather sweatband shows no wear. It appears the visor has been reinforced with additional stitching at one time. The upper wool body crown and front appear to have blood stains in the fabric. The shaope of the crown waffenfarb can be brought back with the addition of a stiffener. 32. $450. More Photos

Luftwaffe Flak nco/ enlisted visor hat

119H42 - Luftwaffe Flak nco/ enlisted visor hat.. This hat features a 1st pattern aluminum "droop-tail" eagle. The red crown and capband waffenfarbe indicates attachment to a Flak unit. The upper wool body is free of mothing and stains. There are, however, several small nips along the mohair capband and at the rear upper capband piping. These nips do not detract from the exterior appeal. The interior lacks the sweatband. The complete rhomboid sweat diamond shows wear and age but is complete. Displays well and priced accordingly. 33. $350. More Photos

Luftwaffe Signals (Nachtrichten) nco/ enlisted visor hat

119H40 - Luftwaffe Signals (Nachtrichten) nco/ enlisted visor hat with maker's stamp and dated 1938. This hat features a 1st pattern aluminum "droop-tail" eagle. The copper brown waffenfarbe indicates attachment to a signals unit. This hat has two very minor moth nips on underside of the rear foldover. This does not detract from the overall exterior appearance. The interior still retains its original tissue stuff paper placed there by the manufacturer to maintain the hat's shape. The complete rhomboid sweat diamond shows the maker's name, date of manufacture as 1937 and logo. The complete leather sweatband shows mild storage age and is joined at the side by a single brad that has separated. The underside of the sweatband is stamped Nachr. Komp I and II Jgschw. 334 Mannheim.35. $600. More Photos

Luftwaffe motorcycle helmet marked to the II Flak Regt

113H1 - Luftwaffe motorcycle helmet marked to the II Flak Reg't. This very rare motorcycle crash helmet features four (4) padded panels emanating from the top center down each side of the helmet for protection. The high quality construction helmet has 4 screened grommets allowing for ventilation on each of the four padded leather panels. Another thick padded panel rounds along the circumference of the helmet above the leather visor. Above the leather visor is a leather chinstrap attached to the sides by a single metal button. Descending from the bottom edge of the helmet is a leather apron that gives protection to the side and back of the neck. This apron has two (2) openings, one over each of the areas above the ear. These openings likewise have ear flaps that can be closed-off by snap buttons. This leather apron and exterior of the helmet are 100% complete and are in supple excellent condition. The interior is well padded with a complete leather sweatband. The rear of the apron and underside of the sweatband are marked II/Flak Rgt 11. Rare. $1750. More Photos

Luftwaffe enlisted single button M43

107H20 - Luftwaffe enlisted single button M43. This seldom seen hat features enlisted ranks embroidered insignia with a single silver pebbled aluminum button. The two side panels are joined by a single button in the front. The exterior is in excellent condition and is free of mothing and soiling. The interior is lined with blue/grayand artificial silk. The well marked interior has an RBN stamp in addition to the maker's name "Alfred Muller" and the size 54. A partial leather sweatband is machine sewn at the front. A very rare hat having the single button. $850. More Photos

Luftwaffe nco/enlisted visor hat for Fallschirmjager or flight

107H5 - Luftwaffe nco/enlisted visor hat for Fallschirmjager or flight. This hat features golden yellow crown and capband piping indication attachment to a Fallschirm (paratroop) or flight unit. The upper wool body body and black ribbed mohair capband are free of mothing or stains. The matching aluminum eagle and winged cockade are in excellent condition. There appears to be a well-done repair to the front crown waffenfarbe measuring about 3/4 inch. This does not detract from the hat's overall appearance. The black patent leather chinstrap is in excellent condition. The black leather visor shows light normal age crazing. The interior is lined with artificial silk. The rhomboid sweat diamond is complete withe maker's name, 'Albert Hanson" and address. The complete leather sweatband shows normal period use with the owner's initals ' HW' affixed. $900. More Photos

Luftwaffe fire brigade enlisted visor hat

107H19 - Luftwaffe fire brigade enlisted visor hat. This hat features deep red piping and an aluminum political style eagle and winged cockade indicating attachment to a Luftwaffe fire brigade unit. The blue wool upper body is free of mothing and stains as is the black mohair capband. The black patent leather sweatband displays normal age crazing. The interior is lined with silver gray artificial silk. . The tan leather sweatband indicates regular use having several separations. The celluloid rhomboid sweat shield is complete and unmarked. $850. More Photos

Luftwaffe enlisted M43 (einheitfeldmutze) field cap

104H5 - Luftwaffe enlisted M43 (einheitfeldmutze) field cap. This M43 features separtely applied insignia. The enlisted embroidered eagle is factory machine sewn as is the bevo style kokarde. The two side fold down panels are joined at the front by two blue pebbled aluminum buttons. The underside of each panel has a thin strip of cloth intended as a pass-through when the side panels were used to protect the ears from the cold. The exterior is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with artificial silk (rayon) that displays light wear. The size is stamped 55. The cap is dated 44 along with the RBN number. $750. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer's visor hat by Christian Haug

101H44 - Luftwaffe officer's visor hat by Christian Haug. This hat features standard Luftwaffe officer's silver bullion insignia. The aluminum crown and capband piping is in excellent condition being free of wear and breaks. The blue wool upper hat body is free of mothing and stains. The ribbed mohair capband is in excellent condition. The officer chincords are secured by two pebbled aluminum buttons. All the leather trim along the edge of the visor is attached with no gaps. The interior is lined with gold artificial silk (rayon) lining. The complete rhomboid sweat diamond features the maker's name "Christian Haug, Berlin". The complete leather sweatband is mint showing no wear. $1650. More Photos

Luftwaffe Flak private purchase visor hat by August Schellenberg

0911h5 - Luftwaffe Flak private purchase visor hat by August Schellenberg. This hat features red crown and capband waffenfarb for flak. The high quality wool has a single stain in the area of the front center between the crown piping and eagle. The exterior is in excellent condition. The interior exhibits high quality August Schellenberg construction with a maker marked Schellenberg rhomboid sweat diamond. The diamond has some minor damage near the rear of the hat wear it has separated and shrunk. The interior is lined with yellow artificial silk that is in very good condition having minor nips to the fabric. Of interest is the officer quality leather sweatband that is stamped Stirndruckfrei… DRGM. $875. More Photos

Luftwaffe Tropical

0910H4 - Luftwaffe Signals (Nachtrichten) enlisted visor hat by Willi Sprengpfeil. This near mint, unissued hat features a 1st pattern aluminum "droop-tail" eagle. The copper brown waffenfarbe indicates attachment to a signals unit. This hat is free of mothing and stains. The interior still retains its original tissue stuff paper placed there by the manufacturer to maintain the hat's shape. The complete sweat diamond shows the maker's name and logo. The diamond is further dated 1937. The complete leather sweatband shows mild storage age and is joined at the side by a single brad. $1295. More Photos

Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager enlisted visor hat by Robert Lubstein (Erel)

0910H5 - Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager enlisted visor hat by Robert Lubstein (Erel). This near mint, unissued hat would be difficult to upgrade. It features a second pattern aluminum eagle. The upper wool body, golden-yellow crown and capband piping and black mohair capband are all free of any distractions. Th interior features the Robert Lubstein rhomboid sweat diamond with a 1939 date. The full leather sweatband shows no wear. The underside of the band is stamped BAB 39. $1350. More Photos

Luftwaffe Hitler Youth Luftwaffe flak helper's cap

099H13 - Luftwaffe Hitler Youth Luftwaffe flak helper's cap. This cap features Luftwaffe blue wool material with a single front button closure for the two side panels. The Hitler Youth diamond insignia is machine sewn on the front. The exterior is in mint condition being free of mothing, stains and tears. The quilted interior is lined with blue artificial silk as seen in Luftwaffe overseas and M43 caps. The lining shows light use having light staining. The lining is stamped with an RBN number, size 58 and dated 44. $400. More Photos

Luftwaffe Medical enlisted visor hat by Carl Halfar

099H12 - Luftwaffe Medical enlisted visor hat by Carl Halfar. Carl Halfar was one of the largest producers of military and political headgear along with Robert Lubstein (Erel), G.A. Hoffman and Peter Kupper (Pekuro). This hat features cornflower blue crown and capband piping for medical personnel. The insignia is standard enlisted aluminum. The upper body is in excellent condition having only two very minor moth nips at the rear above the piping. These do not detract from the overall appearance of the hat. The interior is lined in the standard rust collored cotton. The Carl Halfar silver maker's stamp shows some loss to the foil. The celluloid sweat diamond has been lost to time and wear. The sweatband is complete and free of tears and shows regular use. The hat displays well with an exterior that is in excellent condition. $850. More Photos

Luftwaffe NCO/enlisted Fallschirmjager/ flight piped visor hat

095H3 - Luftwaffe NCO/enlisted Fallschirmjager/ flight piped visor hat. This hat features the first style Luftwaffe droop-tail eagle. The ribbed twill material and black mohair capband are mint as is the aluminum insignia. The interior has a complete sweat diamond indicating the maker as Kurschner, Berlin dated 1938. Near Mint. $875. More Photos

Luftwaffe Regiment General Goring visor hat

095H5 - Luftwaffe Regiment General Goring visor hat. This white piped General Goring visor hat features the 1st pattern, drooptail Luftwaffe eagle. The exterior is in near mint condition having no mothing or stains. The interior exhibits light wear and a Robert Lubstein maker's sweat diamond. The hat is 1938 dated. An excellent example. $1850. More Photos

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092h17 - Luftwaffe medical enlisted visor hat (schirmutze. This hat features cornflower blue waffenfarb of medical personnel. The upper body and mohair ribbed capband are free of any distractions. The interior indicates this hat is a private purchase by the non-issue maker's mark. The artificial silk lining and sweatband show normal light wear. Hard to find. $1250. More Photos

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092h2 - Luftwaffe enlisted m43 hat. This hat features handsewn insignia. The exterior is in excellent condition with no mothing or stains. The interior is lined with Luftwaffe blue rayon that shows light wear. The lining is stamped with the RBN number, dated 1944 and size marked 55. $550. More Photos

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091h8 - Luftwaffe enlisted visor hat for flight or fallschirmjager personnel. This is a fine example featuring the second pattern Luftwaffe eagle with a matching aluminum kokarde. The golden yellow crown and capband piping is in mint condition. The interior indicates the date being 1939, size 58 and the maker Neumann & Zoymor/ Berlin. The oilcloth sweatband is complete. The original tissue stuffing paper is present indicating the hat was never issued or worn. Excellent condition. $850. More Photos

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0811H8 - Luftwaffe enlisted single button M43. This seldom seen hat features enlisted ranks embroidered insignia with a single silver pebbled aluminum button. The two side panels joined by a single button are sewn together in the front. The exterior shows mild age soiling and is free of mothing. The interior is lined with and quilted for cold weather wear. The cotton lining shows normal staining and period use. There are several separations in the fabric. There is also a full leather sweatband. A very rare hat having the single button. $750   More Photos

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0810H19 - Luftwaffe flight piped enlisted visor hat by Robert Lubstein (Erel). This 1938 dated hat features golden yellow crown and capband piping indicating this nco/enlisted visor was attached to a Fallschirmjager or flight unit (I checked the underside of the sweatband is unmarked). The hat's upper body and piping is free of mothing and stains. The hat features an early Luftwaffe droop-tail eagle with the standard winged cockade. The interior shows normal light wear and is lined with the standard copper brown cotton fabric. Under the sweat diamond is the standard Robert Lubstein logo and size stamped 56. Nice and solid example. $695. More Photos

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085H3 - Luftwaffe enlisted M43 field cap. This hat shows minimal wear. It features two piece, handsewn insignia. The cap is is in perfect exterior condition. The interior features a lightly stamped RBN number and date. The interior shows light wear. This is as perfect an example you can own with wear. $560. More Photos

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069H2 - Luftwaffe enlisted overseas cap w/signals piping. This cap features a handsewn embroidered enlisted eagle and a metal cockade often seen on the earlier caps. Another telling sign of this cap being earlier is the cotton twistcord piping very professionally hand-stitched along the side panels. The interior of the cap is blue-gray artificial silk (rayon). The cap is slighty marked and looks to be a size 62/59. The hat shows very minor evidence of ever being worn. A near perfect example with no damage. $650. More Photos

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068H2 - HJ Luftwaffe Flak Helpers cap. This excellent example is made of heavy Luftwaffe blue-gray woll featuring the HJ diamond in the front over a single aluminum pebbled button that joins the fold-down side panels. There is a single metal air-gromet on each side of the cap. There is no mothing or stains.The interior of the cap is lined with gray rayon (artificial silk) and is marked with the expected RBN # and size 53. The date "44" is also stamped. There are remnants of the partial leather sweatband remaining. Ther is also a brown RZM tag stitched to the crown indicating that the hat is a "sommer-mutze" which it is not. Mis-tagged, size-stamped and labeled items are commonly found in Third Reich manufactured items.The hat shows light, honest period wear. The cap is unquestionable and in excellent condition except for the missing portion of the leather sweatband. $400.  More Photos

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058H3 - Luftwaffe summer flying helmet, FK34. This flying helmet, kopfhauben, is the type without radio equipment. The tan colored exterior features linen fabric and dark brown leather chinstraps at the side. The each side has a fastening clip for the oxygen mask. The top has an adjustment band for size. The interior is yellow-gold satin and has a G.A. Hoffmann tag sewn into the material. Now here's where this flight helmet gets interesting. The owner's name is handwritten on the tag AND the unit number is stamped on the chinstrap. This would make for an interesting research project for those who are inclined. The interior shows light wear. Excellent example. $450. More Photos

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Kriegsmarine Visors

Kriegsmarine officer Bordmutze sidecap with edelweiss

168H4 - Kriegsmarine officer "Bordmutze" sidecap with edelweiss. This cap features a Kriegsmarine officer's bullion eagle and kokarde. The side scallops presents bullion machine-sewn gilt piping further indicating officer rank. Left side scallop has a hand-stitched edelweiss. As worn by Kriegsmarine personnel most likely serving on a surface vessel. The edelweiss ensignia was displayed by two U-Boat crews; U-124 and U515 both sunk. The interior is lined with black polished cotton fabric and is stamped with the maker's name Johannes Herrmann, size 56 and dated 1941 - $1800. More Photos

Kriegsmarine foul weather hood

168H6 - Kriegsmarine foul weather hood. This hood is rubberized cotton intend to give the seaman protection in foul weather. The unmarked hood retains its tie strings and neck flap. - $250. More Photos

Rare named Kriegsmarine Coastal Artillery Konteradmiral Joachim Plath visor hat

167SO6 - Rare named Kriegsmarine Coastal Artillery Konteradmiral Joachim Plath visor hat. This outstanding visor hat features matching cello Kriegsmarine eagle and wreath. The kokarde is an early nickel silver type. Coastal Artillery admiral visor hats are distinguished from other Kriegsmarine officer visors by having gold insignia and chincords with a feldgrau wool body. The crown piping is dark green. The cello chincords are secured by two gold anchor buttons affixed to a dark green wool capband. The visor is polished black leather, a further distinguishing characteristic of this service branch as coastal artillery officer and admiral rank hats did not display the oak leaf design. The upper wool body is made of high quality doeskin wool. The exterior is 100% free of mothing and stains. The interior is half-lined with cornflower blue cotton along the circumference of the hat. The crown is lined with matching blue artificial silk. The rhomboid shaped moisture shield is fully intact with the name tag of "Konteradmiral Joachim Plath" indicated. The complete leather sweatband shows light period wear with a perforated front portion of the band. The leather sweatband is joined at the rear by a single stitch. Joachim Plath began his naval career as a Seekadet in 1913 prior to the outbreak of the First World War during which time he served on heavy cruisers and later as a watch officer and adjutant. In the following years he served on a minesweeper, the cruiser Leipzig and served on the Deutschland. During the Second World War Joachim Plath saw duty as a coastal artillery officer along the Baltic where he served in a staff position. $3999. More Photos

Kriegsmarine Admiral visor hat

167SO7 - Kriegsmarine Admiral visor hat. This outstanding example features all matching cello eagle, kokarde and visor's full oak leaf insignia. The high quality wool upper body is in mint condition having no mothing or stains. The patent leather chinstrap is the more rare style with eyelets and buckle. This exact style chinstrap is pictured by ObltzS (R) Wolfgang Heibges commander of U-999 in the authoritative book, " GERMAN U-BOAT COMMANDERS OF WORLD WAR II, A Biographical Dictionary ", by Rainer Busch and Hans-Joachim Roll. Published by The Naval Institute Press 1999. First published by Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn GmbH, Heford, Germany as "Die Deutschen U-Boot Kommandanten", 1996. See photo section . The interior is completely lined with cornflower blue artificial silk. The unmarked celluloid moisture shield is fully intact. The leather sweatband is complete having a couple minor separations. At the rear of the sweatband is stapled the original manufactures paper tag. Near mint. $9,000. More Photos

Kriegsmarine officer's bordmutze ( sidecap) with vessel's emblem badge

1511H4 - Kriegsmarine officer's bordmutze ( sidecap) with vessel's emblem badge. This summer weight wool sidecap features factory machine sewn woven enlisted eagle and kokarde. Along the side scallops and front is gold metal-wrapped piping as worn by Kkriegsmarine officers. Affixed to the left side panel is a vessel's emblem of a gilded mermaid holding a shield and sword. The bordmutze's interior is stamped with size 58, dated 1941 and the Heinrich Balke, Bremen maker's stamp. $1500. More Photos

Rare Kriegsmarine officer fore-and-aft bicorn dress hat

155SH1 - Rare Kriegsmarine officer fore-and-aft bicorn dress hat. This formal traditional hat was worn as a carry-over from the German Imperial Navy and Reichswehr eras. The hat was worn in conjunction with the full-length frock coat for formal occasions. The hat features fore and aft narrow brims and is made of black polished felt. On the right had side is a gilded circular button featuring the stylized Wehrmacht eagle affixed to a ribbon kokarde displaying the national colors . The interior is lined with white silk and is owner marked "Hagen". marked. The size is approximately 58/59. Rare/ Mint. $2,000. More Photos

Very rare Kriegsmarine Coastal Artillery officer M43

1410H4 - Very rare Kriegsmarine Coastal Artillery officer M43 ( einheitsfeldmutze ) field hat. This officer M43 features gold crown piping. The machine woven Kriegsmarine eagle is factory machine sewn. The kokarde is hand-stitched and padded. The hat's exterior is field gray wool and is free of mothing and stains. The side fold-down side panels are joined at the front by two gold toned pebbled buttons. The interior is lined with blue rayon material. The lining displays mild period wear as evidenced by light soiling. There interior is unmarked. The hat is approximately size 58. Very rare. $1200. More Photos

Kriegsmarine nco/enlisted overseas cap

143H12 - Kriegsmarine nco/enlisted overseas cap ( bordmütze ). This un-issued cap is stone mint. The cap features a machine woven Kriegsmarine eagle and kokarde. The interior features a black cotton/rayon lining that displays the size 60 stamp and Paris maker's stamp. Impossible to update. $595. More Photos

Kriegsmarine NCO visor hat

1210H9 - Kriegsmarine NCO visor hat. This private purchase hat features bullion insignia. The upper wool body is fre of mothing and stains. The black patent leather chinstrap is secured to the black mohair capband by two gilt anchor buttons. The visor is in excellent condition having minor loss to its once black gloss finish. The interior is lined with cornflower blue artificial silk. The maker's insigne is beneath a complete diamond sweatshield. The gray leather sweatband is complete and is joined at the rear by a single brad. The lining and sweatband display light period soiling. I would rate this vsor hat as being in excellent plus condition. $1850. More Photos

Early Kriegsmarine officer visor hat

1206H5 - Early Kriegsmarine officer visor hat ( schirmutze ). Scalloped borders were first introduced for wear by Kriegsmarine officers in 1936. This visor hat pre-dates the addition of the bullion scallops found on the Kriegsmarine officer visor hats . This hat features a removable white waffle pattern cotton top. The waffle pattern cotton top displays light normal age soiling. The Kriegsmarine eagle retains almost 100% of its original gilt finish. Positioned below the eagle on the black ribbed mohair band is an officer quality bullion kokarde. The chinstrap is black leather and attached to the capband by two gilt buttons with anchors. The mohair capband displays minor moth damage at the rear but this is hardly noticeable. The visor is black lacquered leather. The high quality officer construction is evident in the interior. The interior is lined with golden yellow artificial silk and is in mint condition. The celluloid sweat diamond is unmarked. The full and ribbon- perforated leather sweatband is free of cracks and tears and is mint. The size and production paper tag is affixed to the rear of the sweatband. Very rare. $4550. More Photos

Kriegsmarine tropical sun helmet

1204H3 - Kriegsmarine tropical sun helmet. This cork covered sun helmet is covered with tan cotton canvas. The helmet displays a Kriegsmarine gold Wehrmacht eagle and national escutcheon. The edge of the brim is trimmed with green leather that is missong small sections that is common for worn helmets. The upper body displays normal storage age and has no serious distractions. The interior of the helmet is red showing a mild fading to the color. The leather sweatband shows honest wear. The underside of the sweatband displays a sungle size stamp "56". $650. More Photos

Kriegsmarine nco/enlisted Bordmutze overseas cap

119H19 - Kriegsmarine nco/enlisted Bordmutze overseas cap. This un-issued hat features factory handsewn machine woven insignia. The Navy wool body is in mint condition. The interior is lined with dark blue cotton /rayon fabric. The cap is size stamped '57". Mint, unissued. 51. $425. More Photos

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092h11 - Kriegsmarine white line officer's sun helmet (tropenhelm) by Erel. This cork covered sunhelmet is covered with white cotton canvas. The gold front eagle is stunning in finish and detail. The eadge of the brim is trimmed with white leather. The upper body has lost its rigidity but his rare piece displays well. The interior is dated 1941 and size stamped 61 under the Erel makered leather sweatband. Rare. $1500. More Photos

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Civil & Political Visors

Polizei Gendarme side cap

168H5 - Polizei Gendarme side cap. This un-issued near mint cap features factory applied orange crown piping . The front Polizei insignia is machine woven. The interior is lined with green cotton material. The maker's name, size 56 and date 1938 are stamped on the lining. $850. More Photos

Polizei officer's shako by Erel

163H4 - Polizei officer's shako by Erel. This near mint example features a large officer's bullion Feldzeichen ( kokarde). The wool shell body is flawless having no mothings or areas of wear. On each side of the shako's shell are two ventilation grommets. The officer chinscales are in mint condition. The interior presents officer quality silk clamshell lining. Beneath the lining at the crown is the distinctive Erel maker's label. The size 56 is stamped on the leather lining at the rear. The officer's name is inked on the underside of the front visor and on the leather sweatband. $2250. More Photos

Schutzpolizei nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze

162H7 - Schutzpolizei nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This dark blue wool hat features factory machine sewn embroidered insignia. The two side panels are joined at the front by two blue painted pebbled butons. The exterior wool is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with gray rayon material. It is stamped size 53. $550. More Photos

Rare NSFK officer kepi

1511H5 - Rare NSFK officer kepi. This private purchase light blue wool kepi features silver aluminum piping along the circumference of the crown and false side panels. The false side panels join at the front with a single pebbled button beneath the stylized NSFK eagle. The black leather chinstrap is secured to the kepi's body with black enameled buttons. There are two enameled ventilation grommets on each side. The cloth covered visor and kepi body are free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with and features the Bruno Zins maker's label. $2500. More Photos

Polizei Gendarmerie NCO/Enlisted Bergmützen field cap

1410H6 - Polizei Gendarmerie NCO/Enlisted Bergmützen field cap. This Polizei blue/green wool cap features orange piping along the crown. The two side fold-down panels are joined at the front with a single large pebbled aluminum button. The front displays a machine woven white Polizei eagle on black. Sewn to the side is an aluminum Polizei Edelweiss. The interior shows faded stamps in the liner. The approximate size is 60 cm. Good Plus Condition. Rare with orange piping. $650. More Photos

Rare Gendarmerie (Rural ) Polizei nco/enlisted M43

149H1 - Rare Gendarmerie (Rural ) Polizei nco/enlisted M43. This field gray M43 features orange piped crown waffenfarb as worn by Polizei personnel assigned to Gendarmerie units. The field gray hat is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The Polizei insignia is the standard aluminum wreathed eagle. The interior is lined with brown cotton fabric. The size is 59. Evident is the outline of a removed nametag that was sewn on the interior crown. $1200. More Photos

Polizei enlisted shako with rare weather canvas cover

144H1 - Polizei enlisted shako with rare weather canvas cover. This mint shako by H. BECKER & cO., BERLIN features enlisted polizei aluminum eagle and kokarde. The reverse of the kokarde indicates the maker as S.R.M. and dated 1938. The patent leather topand bottom trin is flawless. The front and rear vulcanfiber visors display light age. The green wool felt exterior is in near mint condition. As is the enlisted NCO leather chinstrap. On each side are two screened grommets allowing for ventilation. These are perfect maintaining their green/gray finish. The interior displays a mint complete leather liner. The dome shows the maker as H. BECKER & Co., BERLIN. The size is marked as 55. Accompanying the shako is the very rare gree/gray canvas weather cover. The cover features a raised area at the front of the crown to accommodate the kokarde. The sides are elestized to allow the cover to be pulled over the shako. The front and back visors are reinforced to give the visor areas shape. The interior of the cover has an ink stamp that I believe is a maker or a polizei acceptance stamp. A Rare combination. $1500. More Photos

Named NSDAP  Orts level NSDAP Political Leader's visor hat

143H8 - Named NSDAP Orts level NSDAP Political Leader's visor hat. This gabardine wool visor features the blue crown and capband piping as worn by Orts level party officials. The insignia is the standard party insignia with full oak leaves wreath with political style kokarde and gilt party eagle. The brown velvet capband is in excellent condition. The hat has a celleon chincord that is attached to the capband by two gilt pebbled aluminum buttons. The brown vulcanfiber visor displays very light age crazing. The interior is lined in light gold artificial silk. The intact sweat diamond is unmarked and features the original owner's nametag , "Karl Muller, Friseursaron, Weissenburg Els". Under the leather sweatband is the brown RZM tag. This is a high quality constructed party official's visor that has maintained its original saddle shape. $1295. More Photos

Police/SS enlisted M43

143H6 - Police/SS enlisted M43. This cap features hand-sewn hexgon shaped polizei insignia. The heavy feldgrau wool indicates use by polizei attached to SS units. The two side panels are attached at the front by two field gray pebbled aluminum buttons. The underside of each side panel reveals the cloth strips used for attaching the neck protector in cold weather. The interior is lined with artificial silk and displays normal period use. The size is approximately 58/59. $1200. More Photos

NSDAP Orts Judicial level Political Leader visor hat

143H1 - NSDAP Orts Judicial level Political Leader visor hat. This mint hat features stunning blue piping indicative of the Orts level of the NSDAP. The hat features an early large M29 party eagle above the single pre-1939 kokarde The hat is constructed of party brown ribbed tricot wool. The brown velvet capband is flawless. The cello chincord is attcahed to the capband with two gold pebbled buttons. The interior displays a private purchase maker's tag that declares, "Deutche Wert Arbeit". The hat is lined with gold artificial silk. Perfect. $2999. More Photos

NSDAP Gau level political leader's visor hat

133H3 - NSDAP Gau level political leader's visor hat. This visor hat features the early black crown and capband piping worn by Gau level leader's before the change to burgundy ( wine colored ) piping. The hat displays a gilt political eagle with matching wreathed kokarde. The hat's upper brown wool upper body displays an excellent saddle shape with minor separations in the material along the black piped capband. The chincords are gold bullion that are attached to the capband with gold pebbled buttons. The visor is laqured brown leather. The interior is lined with gold colored artificial silk. The diamond shaped sweatshield is complete. Under the complete leather sweatband is a RZM tag. Rare. $1550. More Photos

Polizei officer's feldmutze w/nco, enlisted bevo style insignia

1209H5 - Polizei officer's feldmutze w/nco, enlisted bevo style insignia. This cap features factory applied officer's aluminum piping along the side panels. The Polizei insignia is handsewn nco/enlisted bevo style. The Exterior wool body is in excellent condtion being free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with feldgrau colored rayon and maker marked Max Linder, Munchen. The size is stamped 57. An excellent example. $1750. More Photos

Very rare early SA Marine visor hat

1207H8 - Very rare early SA Marine visor hat. This har features a dark blue wool upper body and capband with both being free of mothing and stains. The insignia consists of a short-winged Party M29 eagle and SA kokarde. The chinstrap or officer cords are not present. Under the upper body's side fold-over are two ventilation grommets. The interior is unlined and exposes the buckram material used as support for the capband. The leather sweatband is complete and supple. $495. More Photos

Technische Nothilfe ( TeNo ) officer candidate visor hat by EREL

1207H3 - Technische Nothilfe ( TeNo ) officer candidate visor hat by EREL. More commonly referred to as TeNo, this organization was founded for the purpose of maintaining essential public utilities during times of crisis. This extremely rare hat features alternating midnight blue and silver crown piping and chincords. The midnight blue wool upper body as free of mothing and stains. The black ribbed mohair capband likewise is free of any distractions. The TeNo insignia is the 3rd pattern aluminum eagle and kokarde. The chincords are secured to the capband with silver pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior features the distinctive TeNo EREL rhomboid sweat diamond. The size tag 58 is inserted in the sweat diamond. The hat is lined with gold colored artificial silk. The sweatband is artificial leather. The sweatband is free of any separations. The original paper stuffing is present. Very rare. $4250. More Photos

Forestry officer's schirmutze (visor hat ) by Cottbus

1202H1 - Forestry officer's schirmutze (visor hat ) by Cottbus. This hat features a hand- embroidered aluminum wire kokarde on the green wool capband. The short winged political style eagle retains much of the original frosting. The crown and capband piping is Forestry green. The upper hat body and capband are free of mothing and stains. The aluminum officer chincords are secured to the capband by pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior features the maker's name on celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond . The sweatband is artificial leather using pressed paper. The lining is artificial silk and displays light wear. There is a strip of cloth tape at the front that appears to have been a period repair. $950. More Photos

Hitler Youth Leader visor hat

1201H5 - Hitler Youth Leader visor hat. This rare schirmutze features silver aluminum crown and capband piping. The silver political eagle retains much of its original frosted finish. The Capband is thick black velvet on which is positioned the insignia of the Hitlerjugend. The leader's aluminum chincord is affixed to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The upper tricot wool body displays a couple of minor moth nips. The interior is line with weather resistant cotton material. The sweatband is artificial leather. Under the celluloid diamond sweatshield is a single size tag 56. Under the sweatband is an RZM tag. Very rare. $4995. More Photos

Political/ SA brown garrison cap

1201H2 - Political/ SA brown garrison cap. This un-issued cap features the early pebbled aluminum political eagle button marked "EXTRA FEIN" on the reverse. The side fold-down panels and the expandable top section are free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with tan cotton and is unmarked. $450. More Photos

Soldatenbund ( Veterans Association) enlisted visor hat

119H55 - Soldatenbund ( Veterans Association) enlisted visor hat. This dark blue wool hat features the Soldatenbund eagle having crossed swords and the central iron cross in the eagle. The upper blue wool, white piping and black mohair capband are free of any mothing and stains. The hat would appear to be mint if it wasn't for the original owner's nametag inside. The black leather chinstrap is secured to the capband with two black enameled buttons. The interior is lined with copper colored weatherized oilcloth. The complete celluloid sweat shield displays the Soldatenbund label along with the nametag. Rare and near mint. Rare. 19. $625. More Photos

Red Cross enlisted visor hat

119H54 - Red Cross enlisted visor hat. This gray wool hat features the enameled Deutsches Rote Kreutz ensignia over an aluminum wreathed kokarde. The enlisted leather chinstrap is secured by two black enameled buttons. The external upper wool body, piping and capband are in mint condition and free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with brown cotton found in enlisted issue visor hats. The rhomboid celluloid sweat diamond is 100% complete and unmarked. The sweatband is artificial leather. There is one area of wear to the lining that exposes the reverse of the Red Cross insignia. I cannot account for this wear. Otherwise the hat is mint and displays well. 12. $700. More Photos

Polizei M43 with removed sidefold-up panels

119H44 - Polizei M43 with removed sidefold-up panels. This wool hat features the hexagon shaped, combination machine woven polizei eagle and kokarde. The exterior wool body is free of mothing and stains. The interior displays a single size 55 stamp. 36. $350. More Photos

Red Cross officer's visor by Breiter

119H11 - Red Cross officer's visor by Breiter. This schirmutze features a gray wool upper body and gray felt capband. The crown is piped with gray waffenfarb. The insignia displays the Deutsche Rote Kreutz eagle with centrally positioned cross. The silver aluminum officer's chincord is secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. There is no mothings or stains. The interior displays the Breiter maker's mark where the rhomboid sweat diamond was once sewn. The interior is lined with gray artificial silk that displays light wear. The sweatband is pressed paper and shows three minor separations but is complete. Displays well. 11. $695. More Photos

Land Customs ( Zolldienst ) enlisted visor

119H13 - Land Customs ( Zolldienst ) enlisted visor. This hat features dark green piping worn by customs personnel. The stylized customs eagle and wreath are aluminum. The upper hat body and green felt capband are free of mothing and stains. The enlisted style black patent leather chinstrap shows no crazing or wear.. The interior is lined with copper colored cotton fabric. It is size stamped 58 ½. The full artificial leather oilcloth sweatband is unmarked and shows light use. 15. $625. More Photos

Early Land Customs ( Zolldienst) enlisted visor

119H14 - Early Land Customs ( Zolldienst) enlisted visor. This hat features dark green piping worn by customs personnel. The stylized customs eagle and wreath are aluminum. The upper hat body and green felt capband are free of mothing and stains. The enlisted style black patent leather chinstrap shows normal and light age crazing. The visor is pliable black leather that displays normal age crazing. The interior is lined with copper colored artificial silk ( rayon) fabric. It is size stamped 56 . The full leather gray sweatband is unmarked and displays minor seaparations. 14. $525. More Photos

Political Leader's visor hat for Kreis level

119H49 - Political Leader's visor hat for Kreis level.. This example of a Kreis level leader's visor features the white crown and capband piping associated with this political level. The light brown summer weight wool is in excellent condition. The brown velvet capband is 100%. The gilt political eagle and wreathed kokarde insignia are in excellent condition. The hat has celluloid chincords that are attached to the capband by two gilt pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with light brown artificial silk. The celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond is complete with no areas of separation. The size is approximately 58/59. There is a RZM tag under the artificial leather sweatband. 13. $1250. More Photos

Rare NSKOV (  Deutscher Reichskriegerverbund, veterans organization )visor hat

119H39 - Rare NSKOV ( Deutscher Reichskriegerverbund, veterans organization )visor hat. This dark blue wool upper body hat has an embroidered moiré silk capband with an oak leaf design. The silk chincords are affixed to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The visor is trimmed with black oilcloth. The rare NSKOV hat insignia is affixed above the nickel silver kokarde. The interior is lined with the cornflower blue artificial silk found in Kriegsmarine visors. The sweat diamond displays the organizations silver embossed ensign. The owner's name, 'Fritz Bar' is on the nametag. The hat is free of mothing and stains and displays minimal wear. 17. $500. More Photos

Social Welfare officer's visor hat

119H12 - Social Welfare officer's visor hat. This rare schirmutze features a gray wool upper body and black velvet capband. The crown is piped with gray waffenfarb. The insignia displays the Deutsche Rote Kreutz eagle with centrally positioned cross. The silver aluminum officer's chincord is flecked with gray signifying a Social Welfare leader and is secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. There are three very minor moth nips on the crown but these are barely seen. The copper/brown oilcloth interior displays an unmarked rhomboid sweat diamond with the officer's name tag. The leather sweatband is complete and free of separations. Very rare. 10. $995. More Photos

Feuerschutzpolizei enlisted visor hat

119H37 - Feuerschutzpolizei enlisted visor hat. This visor features a blue wool upper body with red crown and capband waffenfarb. The kokarde is aluminum and below that is a 2nd pattern polizei eagle. The capband is rich black velvet. The chinstrap is the enlisted/nco black patent leather style. There are two ventilation grommets on each side of the upper body underfolds. The interior is lined with a brown oilcloth top and copper brown cotton sides. The complete celluloid sweat diamond is unmarked with the owner's name written on the nametag.The leather sweatband is complete and shows areas of separation. 20. $375. More Photos

Feuerschutzpolizei enlisted visor hat by Pekuro

119H36 - Feuerschutzpolizei enlisted visor hat by Pekuro. This visor features a deep blue wool upper body with red crown and capband waffenfarb. There are two ventilation grommets on each side of the upper body underfolds. The kokarde is nickel silver and below that is a 1st pattern polizei eagle. The capband is rich black velvet. The chinstrap is the enlisted/nco black patent leather style. There is a single miniscule moth nip on the crown. This does not detract. There are also a couple of nips along the rear of the upper capband piping. These are also very minor. The interior is lined with a brown oilcloth top and copper brown cotton sides. The complete celluloid sweat diamond is marked with the complete Pekuro maker's label. The brown leather sweatband is complete and displays light storage age. 21. $450. More Photos

Customs officer's visor hat

119H35 - Customs officer's visor hat . This hat features the green crown and capband waffenfarb piping of a customs officer. The stylized aluminum customs eagle and wreath display excellent silver finish. There are a couple of minor moth nips on the crown and upper body. The gray flecked officers aluminum chincords are secured by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with gold ribbed artificial silk. The sweat diamond is missing. The complete leather sweatband shows normal use. 16. $675. More Photos

Feuerschutzpolizei enlisted visor hat by DEUTSCHES FABRIKATE

119H34 - Feuerschutzpolizei enlisted visor hat by DEUTSCHES FABRIKATE. This visor features a deep blue wool upper body with red crown and capband waffenfarb. The kokarde is nickel silver and below that is a 1st pattern polizei eagle. The capband is rich black velvet.The chinstrap is the enlisted/nco black patent leather style. There is no mothing or stains. This hat has exceptional appeal. The interior is lined with light yellow cotton fabric. The complete celluloid sweat diamond is marked, "Deutsches Fabrik". There is an original maker's size tag stapled to the rear that reads size 58. The brown leather sweatband is embossed "Edel Leder'. 9. $650. More Photos

Reich Arbeit Dienst ( Labor Corps) ski cap

115H4 - Reich Arbeit Dienst ( Labor Corps) ski cap. This dark brown ski cap features hand-applied RAD insignia. The thick brown wool cap body and visor is in excellent condition. The visor is trimmed with brown patent leather. The side scallops are joined at the front by a brown plastic buckle. The interior is lined with copper colored artificial silk. A single is stamp is marked "55". This hat also displays a partial leather sweatband. $300. More Photos

Forestry officer’s visor hat by Fritz Schulze, Miltenberg

107H33 - Forestry officer’s visor hat by Fritz Schulze, Miltenberg. This excellent example features dark green crown and capband piping. The green wool upper body is in excellent condition being free of mothing and stains. The green felt capband is also in excellent condition. The aluminum political eagle and forestry wreathed kokarde display bright finishes and are in mint condition. The silver aluminum chincords are attached to the capband by two silver pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with forest green artificial silk. The complete celluloid sweat diamond displays the maker’s name, “Fritz Schulze” and location, “Miltenberg”. The complete and mint leather sweatband is in pristine condition. $1500. More Photos

V.D.K.V. (German Wounded War Veteran's) officer's visor hat

107H13 - V.D.K.V. (German Wounded War Veteran's) officer's visor hat. This rare visor hat features the rare black enameled iron cross with V.D.K.V. centered in gold letters. Bordering the enameled cross is a gilt wreath above a central swastika. The dark blue wool upper body is made of high quality wool. The black moiré silk capband features an oak leaf motif. Below the capband are the age-patinaed gilt chincords secured to the sides by two gilt pebbled aluminum buttons.. The interior is lined with cornflower blue artificial silk. The celluloid rhomboid sweatshield is complete. The tan leather sweatband shows light wear and age. Rare. $800. More Photos

Red Cross general's visor hat

107H28 - Red Cross general's visor hat. This rare hat features gilt cello crown and capband piping. The National Socialist Red Cross cap insignia is enameled and in excellent condition. On the capband is a standard aluminum cockade and wreath. The gilt chincords are bullion and affixed to the capband by two matching gilt buttons. The gray wool upper body and matching capband are free of mothing and stains. The interior features a gold cotton lining with a diamond sweatshield that displays the makeer's name "Franz Ruhland, Passau". The size is stamped 56. The brown leather sweatband is complete and free of tears. $4500. More Photos

Very rare early Propaganda Ministry officer's visor hat

107H9 - Very rare early Propaganda Ministry officer's visor hat. This is one of the rarest of Third Reich hats. It features gray crown and capband piping on a gray wool upper body. The capband is dark gray velvet. The medium gray wool upper body is free of mothing and stains. The insignia is comprised of a silver political eagle nickel silver kokarde. The silver wire wrapped chincords are secured by two matching silver aluminum pebbled buttons. The interior features a gray artificial silk lining. The complete brown leather sweatband is in excellent condition. The celluloid diamond sweatshield informs us that the hat was distributed through the Kleiderklasse of the Reichs Ministry of Enlightenment and Propaganda, " Reich's Ministerium fur Volksaufklarung und Propaganda" making this a very rare hat. $8,500. More Photos

Early Jagerschaft officer's visor hat

107H8 - Early Jagerschaft officer's visor hat. This early hat features a small political eagle over a Jagerschaft (Hunting Association) rondel affixed to a green velvet capband. The crown and capband piping is forest green. The silver bullion chincords are secured to the capband by two buttons displaying the Prussian state eagle. The ribbed twill upper wool body is in very good condition displaying normal wear and age. The leather visor shows minor and normal age crazing. The interior features an unmarked and complete celluloid sweat diamond. The hat is lined with forest green cotton fabric. The complete leather sweatband shows light period wear and is in excellent condition. Very rare - $2,500. More Photos

Baudienst officer’s visor hat

0910h13 - Baudienst officer’s visor hat. This officer’s hat was worn by personnel of the Reich’s Baudienst. The Baudienst (Construction Service) was created in 1940 after government officials determined that there was a need to rebuild much of the infra-strucure (roads, bridges, etc.) in recently occupied Poland and other countries. This hat features a woven diplomatic style eagle over a metal cockade. The hat’s upper body is made of brown wool consistent with that seen in RMBO hats. The capband is made of brown wool felt. The black crown and capband piping is consistent with the waffenfarbe worn by pioneers (engineers) in the Wehrmacht. The exterior is in excellent condition and is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with green-tan cotton/rayon fabric. The full leather sweatband shows use with three tears. The diamond shaped sweat shield is complete and unmarked. Extremely rare. $7,000. More Photos

Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) officer's M43 hat

103H8 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) officer's M43 hat. This rare M43 features officer's bullion RAD insignia. The brown ribbed twill is officer grade material. The aluminum crown piping is factory applied. The two side fold-down panels are joined at the front by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The exterior is in mint, unissued condition. The interior is lined with purplish-brown rayon. The sweatband is made of pressed paper with a gray lacquer finish. There are two initials handwritten on the lining "FL". The size is approximately 59/60. $1200. More Photos

Early  Polizei pre-1936 enlisted shako

103H6 - Early Polizei pre-1936 enlisted shako. This rare pre-1936 style shako was worn as late as 1940. The shako body is constructed of black vulcanfiber. The shako features an enlisted style aluminum eagle with wreath. Positioned above the polizei eagle is an oval aluminum kokarde. The kokarde is affixed by an aluminum wire that fits into a slotted opening. The on the reverse plate of the kokarde is the name F.W. Assmann & Sohne, Ludenscheid. A double buckle enlisted leather chinstrap is attached to the sides by aluminum fittings. On each side of the shako are two screened air vents. The exterior is in excellent condition showing very minor storage and age wear. The interior displays the name " Muhge, Gunter" with the size 55 stamped on the leather liner/sweatband. $750. More Photos

Polizei enlisted shako

101H68 - Polizei enlisted shako. This shako features standard construction having a pressed felt exterior over a vulcanfiber shell. The crown has a patent leather top that shows minor age spidering. The aluminum upright national kokarde is stamped DRGM on the reverse. The enlisted aluminum polizei eagle displays excellent detail. The field gray felt displays minor sporadic mothing. Each side has two enameled ventilation screens. The enlisted leather chinstrap is in excellent condition. The chinstrap is attached to the body with two aluminum police buttons. The vulcanfiber front and neck visors show normal age crazing. The interior has a complete and unmarked leather liner. The top of the shell indicates the maker “C. Pose Berlin and the size 56 ½. Also the number “7” has been written in. $750. More Photos

Deutsches Arbeit Front (German Workers Front) Festival  visor hat

101H66 - Deutsches Arbeit Front (German Workers Front) „Festival“ visor hat. This model 1936 visor hat has a navy blue wool upper body. The hat has a DAF oak leaf motif black silk capband. The DAF insigne features a swastika inside a cogwheel above crossed oak leaves. In a gilt metal oval. The SS style chinstrap is attached to the capband with two black silk covered buttons. On the underside of the folded-over upper body are two black enameled ventilation grommets. The exterior is in mint condition. The interior is lined with blue artificial silk. The complete rhomboid sweatshield is marked with the DAF insignia and the maker Lodenfrey, Munchen. The complete leather sweatband indicates the hat is mint showing light storage wear and age. $600. More Photos

Political Leader's visor hat for Orts level by Adler Marke

101H37 - Political Leader's visor hat for Orts level by "Adler Marke'. This excellent example of a Orts level leader's visor features the light blue crown and capband piping associated with this level. The light brown wool is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The brown velvet capband is 100%. The gilt insignia is in excellent condition with almost 100% finish intact. The bullion cords are tight and in excellent condition showing a rich age patina. The interior is lined with cream colored silk with a celluloid sweat diamond that is marked " Adler Marke, Deutsches Qualitats, Stirndruckfrei". The size is approximately 57/58. There is no RZM tag being that this hat is a private maker purchased piece. The leather sweatband has a couple of minor breaks in the leather and shows very light use. $1350. More Photos

Feuerschutzpolzei enlisted visor hat

101H41 - Feuerschutzpolzei enlisted visor hat. This hat features the national kokarde over a second style polizei eagle on a black velvet capband. The dark blue upper body wool shows minor repairs due to moth nips. The deep pink crown and capband piping shows an occasional moth nip. Overall these do not detract from the appearance of the hat. The second pattern wreathed police eagle has lost its gilt finish. There are two air grommets on each side of the underside where the upper body folds above the capband. The chinstrap is the standard enlisted style attached by two enameled buttons to the capband. The interior is lined with copper brown colored cotton. The artificial leather sweatband displays minor age crazing with minor breaks to the material. The celluloid sweat diamond is complete and holds the nametag of the original owner. $425. More Photos

Landzoll (Land Customs) officer winter bergmutze

101H25 - Landzoll (Land Customs) officer winter bergmutze. This bergmutze features green crown piping characteristic of the customs service. The silver flatwire eagle denotes officer rank. The two side fold-down panels are joined in the front by a single button. The visor is short- billed typifying the bergmutze style. The exterior is free of mothing and stains. There is a single moth nip on the underside of the visor. The interior is heavily padded for warmth with black cotton/rayon fabric. The cap is maker stamped August Schellenberg. It is size stamped 57 and dated 1942. The full leather sweatband is in perfect condition. Rare. $1100. More Photos

Deutsches Arbeit Front (German Workers Front) for the ranks of Werkscharmanner through Rottenfuhrer visor hat

101H17 - Deutsches Arbeit Front (German Workers Front) for the ranks of Werkscharmanner through Rottenfuhrer visor hat. This hat features a gilt national eagle and gilt DAF wreathed cogwheel encircled swastika. The gold leader's chincord is cello and attached to the moiré silk capband with matching gilt pebbled aluminum buttons. The moire silk capband is woven with an oak leaf design that encircles the band. The high quality navy blue wool upper body is free of mothing and stains. The interior has a ribbed gold/cream silk ling. The unmarked celluloid sweatshield is complete.The complete leather sweatband is free of tears and shows light period wear. $1500. More Photos

Early Bahnschutz officer's visor hat

101H18 - Early Bahnschutz officer's visor hat. This rare hat features the first pattern officer's insignia having a smaller and thinner wreath. This hat has red crown and capband piping and a dark blue wool upper body. The blue wool upper body displays light mothing and no stains. The capband is black silk. The aluminum chincords are of the standard officer variety. The interior is lined with orange oilcloth and stamped Reichsbahnschutz and size 56. The sweatband is oilcloth and shows light period wear. $795. More Photos

Early Reichsbahn officer's visor hat

101H12 - Early Forestry officer's visor hat - This visor hat features an early small gilt model 1929 party eagle. Below the eagle is a nickel silver kokarde on a dark green velvet capband. The hat has matching dark green crown and capband piping. The early thin bullion officer style chincords display alternating bands of dark green and gold. The chincords are secured to the capband with gilt pebbled aluminum buttons. The hat's upper wool body is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined in cream colored silk. The complete celluloid sweat diamond is marked "Sonderklasse". The full leather sweatband shows light wear. Very rare. $1500. More Photos

Early Reichsbahn officer's visor hat

101H10 - Early Reichsbahn officer's visor hat. This rare hat features high quality navy blue doeskin material . The short-winged state eagle shows age patina. Below the eagle on thick black velvet capband is a nickel silver kokarde. The officer twisted chincords display alternating threads of navy blue interspersed in the gold cords. The chincords are secured with gilt pebbled aluminum buttons. The hat's upper body is free of moth holes and stains. The interior is lined with a light yellow artificial silk fabric. The celluloid sweat diamond is complete with the maker's name, "M. Drechsler, Munchen". The hat's size "55 ½ is stamped on the lining along with the unit. The cap has a complete leather sweatband that shows light use. $1050. More Photos

Customs officer's visor hat by L. Reuther, Munchen

101H16 - Customs officer's visor hat by L. Reuther, Munchen. This hat features dark green crown and capband piping of a cutoms official. The stylized customs eagle and wreath are aluminum. The kokarde is nickel silver. The officer's aluminum chincord displays dark green threads interwoven in the aluminum. The cords are attached by silver pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior features a diamond sweatshield with the maker's name L. Reuther, Munchen" and the address. The size is stamped 53. The interior is lined in light copper brown cotton fabric. The sweatband is made of pressed paper and shows period wear. $1295. More Photos

Political Leader's visor hat by Kreisleiter level official

0910H3 - Political Leader's visor hat by Kreisleiter level official. Kreis level political visor hats were worn by NSDAP officials who were higher than the Orts level but below Gau level officials. Kreisleiter level officials wore white piping on the crown and capband. This hat is made of light brown tricot wool. The rich havana brown velvet capband is in excellent condition. There is one minor water stain evident on the left-hand side of the upper body beneath the white piping. The gold cello chincords are tight to the capband. The gold party officials insignia shows very light loss of the finish. The brown visor exhibits minor scuffing. The interior is lined with medium brown cotton/ rayon. The sweatband is the oilcloth variety. I have not looked under the somewhat brittle sweatband for an RZM tag. The hat is unissued. $1850 More Photos

Reichs Arbeit Dienst RAD officer's Robinhood style hat with Hanover district insignia

099H4 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) officer's Robinhood style hat with Hanover district insignia. This mint summer weight wool hat features the silver visor and false scallop aluminum officer's piping. The RAD insignia of the shovel and swastika is officer's hand -embroidered bullion wire. The left side scallop features a metal district insignia badge consisting of two horses crossed over the swastika. The front capband is dark brown felt to which the bullion officer's insignia is sewn. The interior is lined with gold silk with a full leather sweatband that is perforated in the front for ventilation. The leather is joined at the rear with a silk ribbon bow. The size is about 59. This hat is mint and shows no storage or age wear. $1650. More Photos

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094H14 - Civil unidentified visor hat featuring brocade capband. This dark blue wool hat features a black silk brocade oak leaf motif. The kokarde is the early style made with nickel silver. The eagle is aluminum. The hat has light blue piping along the crown. The visor shows age crazing. The interior is lined with copper colored artificial silk. The artificial leather sweatband shows regular use. The interior is unmarked. This hat would make an interesting research project to identify it. $450. More Photos

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093H7 - Reichs Ministry of the Occupied Eastern Territories (RMBO) senior officer's M43 service hat. This very rare hat, worn by governing officials of German occupied Poland and other eastern territories, features gold cello crown piping indicating the rank of a senior ranking official. The highly stylized gold RMBO eagle is factory machine sewn bevo. This hat is mint having to distractions. The interior is heavy padded for warmth. It is lined in gold artificial silk and maker stamped G.A. Hoffmann one of the largest suppliers of Third Reich military and political headgear. The hat is also size stamped 56 and dated 1944. Very rare.$3999. More Photos

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093H10 - Einsatzstab Rosenberg RMBO M43 gray piped service hat with very rare Stab Rosenberg identity disc. It is difficult to find information on the " Stab Rosenberg" unit of the RMBO although the unit did exist and wielded authority in the Eastern Occupied Territories. This very rare hat, worn by governing officials of German occupied Poland and other eastern territories, features gray crown piping indicating attachment to the Rosenberg unit. The highly stylized off-white machine embroidered RMBO eagle is factory machine sewn. This hat is mint having to distractions. Affixed to the front that connects the side panels, is the rare and RMBO stylized button. The interior is heavy padded for warmth. The interior features a partial leather sweatband. It is lined in tan cotton and is size stamped 58 ½ and maker stamped. Tied to the hat is a very rare identity disc of a person who served on "Stab Rosenberg". Very rare. $2850. More Photos

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0810H8 - Schutzpolizei bergmutze for enlisted ranks. I love this cap. This polizei M43 features handsewn police hexagon insignia. The upper body has had a period repair on the right-facing side towards the rear caused by it having been exposed to flame. This repair was machine - stitched. Along the lower edge of the upper body were the visor is attached is a strip of fabric that I cannot account for. But it's undoubtedly period manufactured that way. On the right-facing side is a metal edelweiss. The interior shows a period added, machine-sewn oilcloth sweatband. That shows honest wear. The cap is lined in field gray cotton and is padded in the front to give it additional support and shape. The maker's stamp E.J. Trimborn… is present along with a size stamped 53 ½. Police bergmutzes are rare. $1900. More Photos

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088H6 - - Polizei enlisted field cap with metal cockade. This standard issue field cap field cap features a metal national cockade with a machine sewn police eagle. The police green wool body has a couple of areas of very minor wear and mothing. The interior shows light use evident on the light gray cotton/rayon lining. The cap is about size 56. A nice example. $450 More Photos

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084H14 - NSDAP Political leader's visor hat for "Orts" level officials. This gabardine wool visor features standard party insignia with full oak leaves wreath and party eagle. The gold wash is gone but with that said, this visor is in excellent and original condition. The hat's upper body has no mothing except for one minor nip along the underside of the blue piping on the right-facing side . The brown velvet capband is in excellent condition. The hat has a celleon chincord. The interior is lined in light gold artificial silk. The intact sweat diamond is unmarked. Under the intact leather sweatband is the standard brown RZM tag. This is a high quality constructed party official's visor that has a great shape and is highly collectible. $1300. More Photos

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079H24 - NAPOLA (Ordensburg) Leader's visor hat. This hat features the deeper, Havana brown found in the NAPOLA leader's visors. The golden piping contrasts beautifully on this visor. These hats were worn by officials charged with running the schools responsible for selecting youths chosen to become the future party leaders. The NAPOLA system was not a standard school system. Youths were especially selected by local party leaders for this honor. This beautiful hat features one of the most stunning political eagles and cockade sets I've ever seen. At one point someone re-positioned the chincord button on the left-facing side. The bullion cords show normal age oxidation. The interior of the hat is ribbed artificial silk. There is a maker's tag under the partially missing celluloid diamond, "Helvetia" Ges. Gesch. - Switzerland. The leather sweatband shows normal wear. $3999. More Photos

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Visor Accessories

Golden General Cap Cords

133H9 - Golden General Cap Cords $100 each. More Photos

Chin Cord- for campaign style hat

133H10 - cap cord for the campaign style hat.$35. More Photos

Chin Cord- for field grade officers

133H11 - Chin cord for field grade officers $65. More Photos

Chin Cord- Bahnschutz political organization

133H12 - Chin Cord- Bahnschutz political organization. $50. More Photos

National shield for a pith helmet

133H15 - National shield for a pith helmet, broken pin. $30. More Photos

National shield for a pith helmet

133H14 - National shield for a pith helmet $40. More Photos

Chin cord-  political organization

133H13 - Chin cord- political organization. $40. More Photos

Kokarde LuftWaffe

132H7 - Kokarde LuftWaffe, five padded and one metal. $10.00 a piece (set of 6). More Photos

kokarde ( cockade) for a police shako

132H5 - kokarde ( cockade) for a police shako. $75. More Photos

Black enamel buttons

132H6 - Black enamel buttons that secure a chin strap for a cap. (Set of 4) $5 a piece. More Photos

gold and gray pipping

132H4 - gold and gray pipping for hat $25. More Photos

HJ Diamond Cap Device

132H3 - HJ Diamond Cap Device $40. More Photos

Visor chin Strap

132H2 - Visor chin Strap, excellent condition. $100. More Photos

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As you can see we have several kinds of German visors. Some of the following are just a few that we have in stock: Military Schirmmütze, German officer cap, German Tropenhelm or other WWII Tropenhelm.