Visors & Softcaps

Heer Visors

rare  Army tropical M41 field hat

1411H2 - Rare Army tropical M41 field hat. This rare hat features zig-zag factory sewn machine woven tropical eagle and kokarde. The heavy cotton drill cloth displays light wear and fading to the tropical olive green fabric. On each side of the cap is a single enameled ventilation grommet. The interior displays the standard red cotton ling as seen in this style cap. The interior appears unmarked . This being a second model of the Army tropical M41 it has a combination cotton and oilcloth sweatband. The hat displays consistent period wear throughout. The approximate size is 57. Excellent worn example and a perfect size for display. $2150. More Photos

Rare Army panzer general M43 hat

1410H1 - Rare Army panzer general M43 hat. This black wool M43 features oxidized gold crown piping. The insignia is hand-stitched continental green wool backed bullion. The two front pebbled aluminum buttons that join the two side fold-down panels are gilded. The exterior body is in excellent condition being free of mothing and stains. The interior indicates a private purchase piece as evidenced by the missing maker's label. The interior is lined with red cotton material. The size is approximately 57. $9995. More Photos

Un-issued Heer tropical nco/enlisted Reconnaissance overseas cap

148H4 - Un-issued Heer tropical nco/enlisted Reconnaissance overseas cap. This mint tropical cap features a copper/brown factory applied soutache. Copper/brown was the color waffenfarb worn by reconnaissance personnel. The machine woven tropical army eagle and kokarde are also factory machine sewn. On each side of the cap is a single enameled zinc ventilation grommet. The interior is lined with red cotton material and stamped with the size 55 and the maker Hans Brandt. A rare waffenfarb. $975. More Photos

Named Army officer M38 ( overseas cap)with documentation

143H11 - Named Army officer M38 ( overseas cap)with documentation. this hat features factory sewn aluminum crown and frontscallop piping. The feldgrau wool is is perfect condition. The officer's silver flatwire eagle is machine sewn along the top border then hand-stitched along the wings and wreathed swastika. The kokarde is the embroidered padded variety. There is a single enameled air grommet on each side. The interior features the original owner's name and posting "Prof. Adickes, Berlin Militarzliche Akademie" and the size stamp 56. The cap comes with original research material provided by Robert McDivitt who was incorrespndence with German authorities while researching the named cap. Prof. Dr. Adickes was an instructor at the Berlin Military Medical Academy. A Rare named and documented offering. $675. More Photos

Army Infantry officer visor hat

143H9 - Army Infantry officer visor hat. This high quality doeskin wool hat features and aluminum army eagle and bullion kokarde. The hat displays white crown and capband waffenfarb indicating an infantry officer. The wool feldgrau upper body is free of mothing and stains. The green felt wool capband is free of mothing. The officer aluminum chincords are attached to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The vulcanfiber visor displays no age related crazing making it in excellent condition. The interior features a fully lined celluloid upper portion making the cap weather resistant. I've never seen this before. The maker's name is under this celluloid shield. The cap retains its full gray leather sweatband. $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  Gebirgsjager ( Mountain ) officer field hat with trapezoid insignia

143H3 - Army Gebirgsjager ( Mountain ) officer field hat with trapezoid insignia. This hat features aluminum crown piping indicating the early-war authorization. Originally crown piping was not authorized for wear as there was concern this would reflect the sunlight and thus reveal the unit's position to the enemy. The zig-zag machine sewn trapezoid insignia reveals the characteristic "T' configuration as worn by the mountain troops. The two side panels are joined at the front by two nut buttons. On the left side is a metal edelweiss. On each side are two zinc ventilation grommets. The exterior is free of mothing and stains.The interior reveals a complete leather sweatband with a tan cotton lining. The underside of the visor displays cotton fabric. The size is approximately 58. Rare. $1850. 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 black panzer M38 nco/enlisted overseas cap

1312H3 - Army black panzer M38 nco/enlisted overseas cap. This cap features a pink waffenfarb soutache indicating branch of service. This cap displays all factory applied insignia - eagle, kokarde and soutache. The black wool exterior is in excellent condition having no stains , mothing or tears. On each side is a black enameled ventilation grommet. These grommets are zinc. The interior features the maker's stamp 'WILLI SPRENGPFEIL, MUTZENFABRIK HAMBURG 19' and dated 1941. The top central fold is brought together with a period inserted safety pin that was a common practice to give the cap a more "jaunty" appearance. This is often seen in period photographs. An excellent example. $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

Army pelzmützen

1212H3 - Army pelzmützen ( winter fur cap). This cap features rabbit fur and an aluminum Wehrmacht adler. The fur is in excellent condition. The fur earflaps are joined at the crown by two tie strings. The feldgrau wool hat is in near mint condition having no distractions. The interior is lined with padded rayon. The interior shows light wearwith the size and maker stamps barely visible. I rate this at excellent. $325. More Photos

Army Artillery nco/enlisted visor hat

1212H2 - Army Artillery nco/enlisted visor hat. This visor hat features red crown and capband waffenfarb as worn by artillery personnel. This issue visor features mint aluminum Wehrmacht adler and kokarde insignia. The ribbed tricot upper body and green felt wool capband are in mint condition. The nco/enlisted chinstrap is secured to the capband with black enameled buttons. One of these buttons has detached and is now secured with a safty pin. This would be an easy repair. The interior is lined with copper colored cotton fabric. There is a single size stamp 54 on the lining where the celluloid sweat diamond was once sewn. The full leather sweatband is complete and displays normal period use. There are markings underneath the sweatband. This hat is an excellent display piece. $450. More Photos

Rare Army General M43 einheitsfeldmutze

1210H5 - Rare Army General M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This privately purchased M43 features gold metallic crown waffenfarbe as worn by geral ranks. The two side down-down panels are joined at the front by two gold pebbled aluminum buttons. The hat is tailor customized by having rounded edges of the side panels joined at the front. The hat features factory machine sewn officer silver flatwire trapezoid insignia. The exterior is made of general rank high quality wool that is free of mothing and stains. The underside of each side panel displays the gray rayon pull-throughs that a characteristic of M43's. The interior is lined with gray artificial silk and displays light wear. There is a partial leather sweatband at the front that is imprinted " QUALITATS MARKE". The hat is approximately size 57. I would rate this rare M43 as excellent plus plus condition. $5500. More Photos

Heer tropical M38 overseas (feldmutze) cap

1210H12 - Heer tropical M38 overseas (feldmutze) cap. This olive cotton overseas cap features a factory applied tropical insignia. The hat is in un-issued condition. The hat has a single brown enameled grommet vent above the scallops on each side. The cap has a machine sewn tropical insignia. The red cotton interior is well stamped with the maker and"1142". The size is 56. $750. 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 Panzer officer crusher style visor hat

1207H6 - 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. $4,999. More Photos

Army Panzer beret

1206H8 - Army Panzer beret ( baskenmutze ). This beret features white machine sewn insignia. The tam ( upper body ) retains its lappet. The unmarked crash helmet liner displays interior wear. There appears a name hand-written on the sweatband. $5500. More Photos

Army Infantry officer visor hat

1206H6 - Army Infantry officer visor hat. This Infantry officer visor hat features white crown and capband piping ( waffenfarb ) indicative of Infantry. The upper tricot wool body is free of mothing and stains. There is one minor moth nip in the front of the green felt wool capband. The insignia is silvered aluminum. The officer aluminum chincords are secured to the side with pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with gold and crème colored artificial silk. The leather sweatband is complete showing a split and a non-visible taped repair. $700. More Photos

Pionier Officer visor hat made by Max Lindner

1203H2 - Pionier Officer visor hat made by Max Lindner, München. This private purchase hat features black crown and capband waffenfarb indicating attachment to a Pionier ( Combat Engineers) unit. The doeskin upper wool body and capband are free of mothing and stains. The officer's aluminum cords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons, The interior is lined with crème colored artificial silk.. The partial cracked celluloid sweat diamond is marked Max Lindner, München". The complete leather sweatband is marked Stirndruckerfrei Deutsches Reichspatent. Excellent worn example. $1450. More Photos

Army tropical sun helmet

1202H4 - Army tropical sun helmet (tropenhelm) as worn by the Afrika Korps. This sun helmet features six panel tan canvas construction. The Wehrmacht shield and national colors shields match and are original to the helmet. The exterior is in excellent condition displaying light wear. The chinstrap and leather trim along the brim are in excellent condition. The interior features a leather sweatband featuring the maker's embossed stamp with the underside stamped size 56 and 1942 dated. - $899. More Photos

Very rare Army General Staff officer crusher

1201H4 - Very rare Army General Staff officer crusher. This is the early style officer's field cap first authorized in 1934. The hat was so popular that it was worn throughout the war. This crusher features the rare carmine red crown and capband waffenfarb ( piping) worn by General Staff officers. The hat further displays handsewn flatwire eagle and kokarde insignia on the frontal upper body and capband. The visor is leather. The hat's exterior displays no mothing or stains. The interior is lined with cream colored artificial silk and displays the officer's name "Koenigs" and unit "J.R. 168". $2850. More Photos

Army Infantry officer's visor hat by Erel

1110H14 - Army Infantry officer's visor hat by Erel. This stunning example features the white crown and capband waffenfarb indicating the infantry branch of service. The silver aluminum eagle is in near mint condition having a nicely frosted finish. The wreath of the kokarde is bullion. The upper wool body is high quality doeskin. The upper wool body is free of mothing and stains as is the green felt wool capband. The officer's aluminum chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with gold/yellow artificial silk. The interior features a complete rhomboid Erel sweat diamonf marked 'Extra". The leather sweatband displays very light wear and is again marked with the Erel logo. The hat is approximately size 58. Excellent/near mint condition. $1450. More Photos

Army officer/ nco M43 einheitsfeldmutze

1110H2 - Army officer/ nco M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This cap features a ribbed tricot twill exterior body. The insignia is a factory machine sewn trapezoid. The two side fold-down panels are secured at the front by two silver pebbled aluminum buttons which leads me to conclude the hat was made for an officer or senior nco as enlisted personnel did not wear the silver pebbled aluminum buttons reserved for officer ranks. The exterior is in excellent condition being free of mothing and stains. The interior features dark field gray unmarked artificial silk lining. There is a partial leather sweatband often seen in officer rank M43's that further differentiates this hat from the standard nco/enlisted model. Rare. $850. 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 Infantry officer's schirmutze

119H24 - Army Infantry officer's schirmutze. This visor hat features the white crown and capband waffenfarb of Infantry. The upper body wool is doeskin. It is free of mothing and stains as is the dark green wool felt capband. The aluminum officer chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The aluminum eagle and kokarde insignia match perfectly. The interior is lined with silver/white artificial silk. The unmarked celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond is complete. The oilcloth sweatband displays normal moderate wear. 44. $575. More Photos

Army Signals officer's visor hat (schirmutze) by Limmer, Munchen

119H15 - Army Signals officer's visor hat (schirmutze) by Limmer, Munchen. This visor hat features thick doeskin wool. There is minor mothing evident but nothing too serious. The schirmutze features the lemon yellow waffenfarb (piping) of a signals officer along the crown and capband. The dark green felt capband has no distractions. The silver finish on the aluminum eagle matches the silver of the bullion wreath. The thin-style aluminum chincords are secured by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior displays a complete celluloid rhomboid shaped sweat diamond displaying the maker's name. The lining is silver/gray artificial silk. The leather sweatband displays is in excellent condition and displays the characteristics on Pekuro. Under the sweat diamond size 56 is stamped. 42. $650. 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 officer's quality winter pelzmutze by LAGO Mutzen Munchen 9

119H17 - Army officer's quality winter pelzmutze by LAGO Mutzen Munchen 9. This mint and un-issued example features front and side fold-down panels covered with plush rabbit fur which was commonly used for these hats. The hat's body is standard field gray wool in perfect condition. The folding, fur lined panels are secured at the crown by a single button and two tie strings. On the front of the hat is an aluminum eagle commonly worn by officers.. The quilted gray cotton interior is size stamped 59 with the 1943 dated along with the maker stamp. 49. $350. More Photos

Army winter pelzmutze

119H18 - Army winter pelzmutze. This worn winter hat features front and side fold-down panels covered with plush light colored rabbit fur. The hat's body is standard field gray wool is in excellent condition. The folding front and two side fur lined panels are secured at the crown by a single button. On the front fur panel is an aluminum eagle. The quilted gray cotton interior displays heavy use and has the name 'TOM KNIGHT" stamped on it.The size is size stamped 56 with the other German markings having faded from use. 50. $280. More Photos

Imperial Prussian Stelldertretter ( acting officer) Tschapka of the 2nd Garde Ulan Rgt

113H7 - Imperial Prussian Stelldertretter ( acting officer) Tschapka of the 2nd Garde Ulan Rgt. This rare tschapka features the large gilt Prussian state eagle wappen with a non-enameled Garde Star indicating an acting officer. The Prussian Garde regiment motto 'Suum Cuiqui' is on the central Garde Star along with the Prussian eagle that is affixed to the larger gilt wappen. The black leather body is in excellent plus condition with leather shell having no serious distractions or repairs. The officer's gilt chinscales match the gilt of the wappen and are attached to the tschapka's body with the Prussian kokarde on the right side. The top morter board is in excellent condition and the attached officer's bullion kokarde is of a larger size and higher quality. The leather visor is bordered with a gilt edge that matches the chinscales and wappen. The interior displays a complete officer quality leather sweatband that is in near mint condition. A silk officer's "clamshell' liner opens to reveal the size 57 ½. There are no additional holes that would indicate that the wappen or attaching hardware has been tampered with. The 2nd Prussian Garde Regiment served on the eastern front and few of these have been made available. $9500. 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 Panzer beret by Carl Halfar

1101H2 - Army Panzer beret by Carl Halfar. The tam (upper body) features a hand-sewn white bevo eagle and wreathed kokarde. The tam retains its thick knap with the circular weave. The lappet (pigtail) at the top of the tam is present. There is an "L" shaped repair on the underside of the tam's fold-over. The interior features the standard black oilcloth lining that displays wear. One of the six hard rubber air grommets is missing. The maker and address is stamped under leather sweatband along with the date 1940 and size 57. The size "57" is also stamped on the sweatband. Rare. $7,000. More Photos

Imperial German enlisted Jaeger shako

1011H1 - Imperial German enlisted Jaeger shako. This enlisted shako displays a zinc gray Prussian eagle. The shell is constructed on black patent leather. The interior displays the original leather liner and liner tie sring. The shell is maker marked and dated 1916. The Prussian upright kokarde is affixed to the front. This shako was never worn as the liner's leather tie string is still unused. $700. More Photos

Army Signals officer's visor hat by Pekuro

1010H3 - Army Signals officer's visor hat by Pekuro . This stunning example is near mint showing the slightest amount of storage age. This schirmutze features the lemon yellow waffenfarb (piping) of a signals officer. The high quality doeskin wool is perfect. There are absolutely no distractions. The silver finish on the aluminum insignia is mint displaying excellent detail. The green felt wool capband is perfect. The aluminum chincords are secured by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior displays the distributor's name beneath the Pekuro logo on the rhomboid shaped sweat diamond. The complete and mint leather sweatband displays mild storage age. On the underside of the leather size 56 is stamped. $1750. More Photos

Army Artillery officer's visor hat

1010H4 - Army Artillery officer's visor hat. This schirmutze is in excellent condition displaying very light wear. The hat features the bright red waffenfarb piping of artillery. The field gray upper body wool is in perfect condition having no distractions. The green wool felt capband is free of mothing and stains. The silvered aluminum insignia is in mint condition. The aluminum chincords are secured to the capband by two matching pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with gold ribbed artificial silk. The diamond celluloid sweatshield is maked 'BESTE DEUTSCHE WERTARBEIT". The original owner's name is inserted into the sweatshield. The full leather sweatband indicates absolute minimal wear. The original paper stuffing is still intact. $1250. More Photos

Army Transport officer's crusher cap by Erel

107H11 - Army Transport officer's crusher cap by Erel. This circa-1943 Transport officer’s crusher features blue crown and capband waffenfarbe. The tricot wool upper body is free of mothing and stains as is the crown and capband piping. The green felt capband is also in excellent condition being free of mothing and stains. The silver flatwire displays a handsewn eagle and a machine sewn cockade. The leather visor is in excellent condition not showing the ravages of time as these crushers often do. The interior is lined with golden-yellow artificial silk with an imprinted Erel logo. The leather sweatband is complete and shows no wear. $3000. 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 Jager or Penal enlisted visor hat

101H31 - Army Jager or Penal enlisted visor hat. The color of the waffenfabe is rather indistinguishable on this visor. It is a period dyed wool that could be either penal (un-dyed wool) or jager green. There is no "bleeding" evident that would indicate the waffenfarbe was post-war altered. The ribbed tricot wool body is in excellent condition. The condition of the aluminum eagle and kokarde match the condition of the hat's body, enlisted patent leather chinstrap and capband. The vulcanfiber visor shows normal age crazing. The interior is lined with copper cotton fabric. The size is about 58. The complete leather sweatband shows an old stitch repair where it had separated long ago. $725. More Photos

Army Signals enlisted visor

101H30 - Army Signals enlisted visor. This visor hat displays lemon yellow crown and capband waffenfarbe indicating attachment to a nachtrichten (signals) unit. The matching wehrmacht eagle and kokarde are the standard aluminum variety. The ribbed tricot wool material is in very good condition having very minor mothing that does not detract from the overall appearance of the hat. The green felt wool capband is free of mothing. The patent leather enlisted style chinstrap shows normal age crazing. The interior is the generic type having copper brown cotton fabric. A single size stamp 55 is indicated where the celluloid sweat diamond was once sewn. The artificial leather sweatband is made of oilcloth and shows wear. $675. More Photos

Army Infantry officer's visor with Braunschweig traditions insignia

101H29 - Army Infantry officer's visor with Braunschweig traditions insignia. This visor hat features white crown and capband waffenfarbe indicating an infantry officer. This doeskin visor hat displays officer bullion insignia. Perfectly positioned between the eagle and wreath is the Braunschweig Regiment traditions badge. The upper doeskin wool body has a couple of very minor moth nips with the most noticeable being in the underfold not visible to the viewer. This hat displays an excellent saddleform shape. The earlier style thin officer aluminum chincords are secured to the capband by two matching pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior displays heavy use having portions of the pressed paper sweatband missing. The Clemens Wagner logo that reads Erstklasse is evident where the missing sweat diamond once resdided. The interior is lined with gold artificial silk. $1250. More Photos

Army Chaplain's assistant enlisted visor hat

101H38 - Army Chaplain's assistant enlisted visor hat. This very rare enlisted visor features the purple waffenfarbe worn by personnel posted to a chaplain's staff. The matching eagle and vented kokarde (patented by Erel), display even age toning. The ribbed tricot wool upper body material is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The dark green wool felt capband is perfect. The patent leather enlisted ranks chinstrap shows normal age crazing and is attached to the capband with two black enameled buttons. The interior is lined with copper brown brown cotton fabric. The rhomboid sweat diamond is complete. Beneath the sweat diamond is the size stamp 57. The sweatband is brown lacqured oilcloth. Rare. $850. 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 Nachtrichten (Signals) officer's hat with Edelweiss

101H45 - Army Nachtrichten (Signals) officer's hat with Edelweiss. This visor hat features lemon yellow crown and capband piping signifying a signals officer. The addition of the edelweiss positioned between the bullion eagle and kokarde identifies the officer as being attached with a Gebirjager unit. The upper wool body is doeskin material that is free of mothing and stains. The interior displays heavy period use with areas of the leather sweatband separating from the capband. The cap is lined with gold artificial silk. $850. More Photos

Army Artillery enlisted visor

101H46 - Army Artillery enlisted visor. This visor hat features red crown and capband waffenfarbe signifying artillery. The ribbed tricot wool is in very good condition having one area of minor mothing at the top rear. The matching aluminum eagle and kokarde are bright and in beautiful condition. The leather enlisted style chinstrap displays normal, light age crazing and is attached to the capband with two black enameled buttons. The dark green wool capband is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with the copper/brown cotton fabric usually seen in these generic enlisted visor hats. The celluloid sweatshield shows minor loss around the edges due to cracking. The underside of the leather sweatband is maker stamped and dated 1939. The size is stamped 55 1/2/. $625. 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 Girbergjager general's bergmutze with edelweiss

101H26 - Army Girbergjager general's bergmutze with edelweiss. This very rare general's bergmutze indicates command of a mountain formation. This hat features machine factory- sewn 'T' form officer silver flatwire insignia. The crown features the gold bullion piping worn by general officers. The two fold-down side panels are joined at the front by two gilt pebbled aluminum buttons. On the left side panel is a neatly stitched metal edelweiss worn by personnel attached to mountain units. Under each panel is a strip of rayon intended for the panels to pass through once the panels were folded down to give added warmth. The exterior wool fabric is high grade officer quality. The interior is lined with dark field gray satin. The size is indicated by a single gold stamped "57". Very rare. $4500 More Photos

Army enlisted ranks M43 (einheitsfeldmutze) hat

101H5 - Army enlisted ranks M43 (einheitsfeldmutze) hat. This hat features factory machine-sewn trapezoid insignia. The field gray wool body is in mint un-issued condition. Under the fold-down side panels are the strips of rayon intended as pass-throughs for the panels when folded down to protect the ears from the cold. The interior is fully lined with the green/gray artificial silk (rayon). The interior exhibits no signs of wear. The hat is size stamped 59. $1199. 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 Cavalry officer's visor hat

0911h6 - Army Cavalry officer's visor hat. This hat features the golden-yellow crown and capband waffenfarbe worn by a cavalry officer. The The doeskin wool exterior is free of mothing and stains. The aluminum chincords are an excellent fit. The interior shows "regular" period use. The rhomboid sweat diamond has given-way to wear and age. The lining is golden-yellow artificial silk. The complete leather sweatband shows use consistent with the rest of the interior. $1750. 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 General Staff officer's crusher by Pekuro

099h9 - Army troppenhelm (canvas pith helmet) with 2 pairs of flexible sun goggles. This tan sun helmet features six panel cotton canvas construction. The canvas is in near mint condition having minimal storage age and wear. The tan leather trim that runs the circumference of the helmet is immaculate and complete as is the leather chinstrap. This sun helmet was originally Luftwaffe. There is an additional hole on each side of the eagle shield indicating the attachment of a wider insignia shield. The underside of the apron is lined with green cotton and the helmet dome with orange colored cotton. The removal dome top allows for ventilation. The underside of the complete leather sweatband is maker stamped NEUHAG 1942 and size stamped 59. The helmet comes with two pairs of flexible sunshields. One is clear plastic . The other is shaded. $699. More Photos

Army winter pelzmutze

099h3 - Army winter pelzmutze. This mint and un-issued example features front and side fold-down panels covered with plush rabbit fur which was commonly used for these hats. The hat's body is standard field gray wool in perfect condition. The folding, fur lined panels are secured at the crown by two tie strings. On the front of the hat is a handsewn enlisted bevo trapezoid. The quilted gray cotton interior is size stamped 56 with the 1942 dated maker stamp " WIENER MUTZEN LAGO 81". $595. More Photos

Army enlisted Penal Battalion visor hat

095h52 - Army enlisted Penal Battalion visor hat. This is one of the rarest waffenfarbes of the army branches. The waffebfarbe color matches the hat's ribbed twill body. The hat's upper body, chinstrap and capband are virtually mint. The vulcanfiber visor a in near mint condition having minor scuffs. The interior is lined with the standard issue copper cotton cloth. The size stamp 57 1/2 is under the full sweat diamond . The leather sweatband has a single 1 inch tear near the seam that joins the two ends. A nearly impossible visor hat to find. $2,000. 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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092h18 - Army enlisted panzer visor hat. A nice example of an issue enlisted panzer visor. The hat features pink piping of that branch. interior is lined with copper orange weather resistant cotton. The complete celluloid sweat diamond is over the size stamp 56.. The leather sweatband shows light wear. $775. 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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083H6 - Cavalry officer's visored cap with traditions badge. This hat features beautiful cavalry gold-yellow piping and aluminum insignia. Above the cockade is the crowned eagle holding a scepter and sword. This traditions badge was worn by the Regimental staff 2. and the 4. Schwadron of Kavallerie-Regiment Nr. 6. The hat's upper body has one minor moth hole but this does not detract from the overall appearance of this rare hat. The vulcanfiber visor shows minor crazing. The interior features a sweat diamond with a Reichskriegerbund insignia stamped on the rayon lining. I believe this signifies the hat was made by the war veterans association. The pressed paper sweatband has several areas of tears and separation but is mostly complete. Rare hat. $1850. 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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068H5 - Army winter fur cap (Pelzmutze). This cap features dark brown rabbit fur ear flaps joined by a tie. The cap's base is feldgrau green. The interior is light green sateen (artificial silk). There are no markings. The interior shows light wear. A fine example to go with the winter parka. $300. 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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Very rare Waffen SS panzer officer M40 overseas field hat

1411H1 - Very rare Waffen SS panzer officer M40 overseas field hat. This rare M40 features factory applied twistcord aluminum crown piping and a rose pink soutache as the waffenfarb color worn by the SS panzerwaffe . The totenkopf and and adler are machine woven and factory applied. The black wool body is in excellent plus condition having no mothing or stains. The interior displays the cap size 57 on black cotton lining. $5,500. More Photos

Mint, un-issued Waffen SS nco/enlisted M40 overseas cap

148H1 - Mint, un-issued Waffen SS nco/enlisted M40 overseas cap. This mint cap is perfect. The cap features hand-applied rayon/cotton blend totenkopf and adler insignia. The interior is lined with rayon and maker marked, Schmid & Menner ". The size is stamped "57". This cap would be impossible to upgrade. $2895. More Photos

Rare Allgemeine SS kepi

145SO4 - Rare Allgemeine SS kepi. This rare artifact of SS headgear features an early M29 eagle positioned above a false scallop. Below the false scallop is a black enameled button positioned above an early totenkopf. On each side below the circular top section are two black enameled ventilation grommets. The black wool is in excellent undamaged condition being free of mothing and stains. The black leather nco/enlisted chinstrap is secured by a black enameled button on each side. The interior reveals that there was once a diamond shaped celluloid label or tag as evidenced by the stitching lines. Along the circumference of the kepi is a thin black leather sweatband approximated .5 inch wide. The kepi went out of wear being replaced by the schirmütze during the 1932- 1933 period. Found inside the kepi were two newspapers placed inside in order that it could maintain its shape each dated 1932. $7,000. More Photos

Waffen SS Handschar division field gray fez

143H13 - Waffen SS Handschar division field gray fez. This fez features factory machine woven bevo totenkopf and eagle. The Dachau made fez is textbook in its construction. The field gray wool felt exterior is excellent condition. The tassel is complete. The interior displays the complete leather sweatband. The field gray fez was worn by Handschar personnel while on field operations while the maroon fez was worn for walking out dress. The interior is marked with the size 57. The tassel remains tacted-down in the upper rear Mint. $2750. More Photos

RAF veteran acquired Waffen SS officer's M43 einheitsfeldmutze

142H1 - RAF veteran acquired Waffen SS officer's M43 einheitsfeldmutze ( field hat). This Waffen SS officer's M43 comes with a most interesting provenance having been brought back by RAF Wireless Operator/2nd, Navigator William George Shaw. RAF aircrew member Shaw, who flew in a British Short Sterling, was shot down while overflying the Bordeaux region in France. He survived the crash while other crew members did not and was taken as a prisoner-of-war. After interrogation he was subsequently held at Stalag Luft. III. A most interesting biography and historical account has been provided by his son Dr. Neil Shaw from whom Oakleaf Militaria obtained the hat. This hat features hand-applied SS officer flatwire aluminum front totenkopf and side eagle. The crown displays factory applied officer's aluminum piping. The circa-1943 late war wool is in excellent condition having no moth nips, stains or tears in the fabric. The side fold-down panels are joined at the front by two pebbled buttons. There are no cloth strips on the underside of the panels. The interior displays period wear and darkening to the rayon blend material. The size is approximately 58. The hat comes with the accompanying letter provided by Dr. Neil Shaw. Rare. $5500.. More Photos

Waffen SS Handschar division field gray fez

1312H2 - Waffen SS Handschar division field gray fez. This fez features factory machine woven bevo totenkopf and eagle. The Dachau made fez is textbook in its construction. The field gray wool felt exterior is excellent condition. The tassel is complete. The interior displays the complete leather sweatband. The Field gray fez was worn by Handschar personnel while on field operations while the maroon fez was worn for walking out dress. $1850. 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

Rare Waffen SS medical officer's M38 with soutache converted from Army use

134H2 - Rare Waffen SS medical officer's M38 with soutache converted from Army use . Waffen SS personnel often had to resort to wearing Army headgear as there was a shortage. Period photographs often show Army materials in use with the addition of a SS skull and eagle. This officer's M38 cap features a hand-sewn totenkopf and SS adler. The totenkopf is positioned inside the corn flower blue factory sewn soutache. The crown and front scallop aluminum piping is factory machine sewn. The cap is made of officer quality doeskin.The interior is lined with copper brown artificial silk that displays period use. A partial leather sweatband is machine sewn at the front. Very rare. $2850. More Photos

Waffen SS enlisted M40 field cap

134H4 - Waffen SS enlisted M40 field cap. Thes ecaps are getting harder to find as they were widely replaced by the more practical M43. This cap features a hand-sewn bevo skull and machine sewn eagle. The exterior displays minor wear to the knap but no mothing. The interior is lined with gray cotton fabric. It is size stamped 58 and displays the owner's name, "Wohout (?) and SS number 434844 ". Rare. $2750. 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 field gray fez as worn by the Handshar Division

1212H4 - Waffen SS field gray fez as worn by the Handshar Division. This fez features factory machine sewn bevo skull and eagle. The gray fez wool body is in excellent condition being free of mouthing and stains. The crown of the fez displays the twist cord tassels and stem. The interior features the standard Dachau attributed leather sweatband. The size is 57 un issued. $2500 . More Photos

Rare Waffen SS Panzer NCO/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze

1210H3 - Rare Waffen SS Panzer NCO/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This rare M43 features factory machine sewn bevo insignia having a front totenkopf and side eagle. The high quality black wool upper body and side panels are free of any mothing and stains. The hat is un-issued having no wear except for a minor loss of finish to one of the black pebbled aluminum buttons that secure the two side fold-down panels beneath the skull. The interior is lined with the commonly seen gray rayon and is marked size "57". I would rate this rare hat as mint and un-issued condition. $9,500. More Photos

Very rare Waffen SS NCO crusher

1210H1 - Very rare Waffen SS NCO crusher. This SS produced issue crusher is a superlative example being near mint and un-issued. The hat features white crown and capband waffenfarb piping as worn by all personnel of the SS up to the rank of Oberfuhrer which wore silver aluminum piping. The upper wool is in near mint condition having no serious mothing, stains or other distractions. The SS totenkopf and eagle are bevo and factory machine sewn. The black wool capband is virtually mint having no mothing or other distractions. The black visor likewise is free of creases and wear. The unmarked interior is lined with field gray rayon is free of any wear and stains. The leather sweatband is free of any separations and wear. The underside of the sweatband is stamped "H39". This hat is approximately size 57 being a medium size. To upgrade this SS crusher would be very difficult being rated at near mint condition. $12,500. 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

Flemish Legion/ Waffen SS old style cloth billed officer crusher cap

1206H3 - Flemish Legion/ Waffen SS old style cloth billed officer crusher cap. This rare cap features lemon yellow crown and capband piping. Yellow piping was worn as a national color of the Flemmish and Wallonie Waffen SS volunteers as this color was incorporated in their respective insignia. Giving further evidence are the two side buttons that secure the officer chincords. The buttons display the Flemish raised lion found on the Armelabzeichen . The capband is black velvet. The cloth covered visor is characteristic of early-war ( circa 1940 ) Waffen SS crusher hats. The eagle has been affixed to the hat with several threads as was often seen in period photos. The unmarked interior is gray cotton/rayon blend. The full leather sweatband displays mild period wear. Rare. $14,500. More Photos

Schutzstaffel ( SS ) General's visor hat

1206SO4 - Schutzstaffel ( SS ) General's visor hat. This SS general ranks visor hat features aluminum twistcord crown and cap piping as worn by the ranks of Oberführer up through Reichsführer SS. The upper hat body is made of high quality doeskin. The totenkopf and eagle insignia are high quality silver washed. The black velvet capband is free of mothing. The aluminum chincords are secured to the hat by silver pebbled aluminum buttons. These buttons buttons are marked with RZM and the SS runics in concentric circles with the maker's RZM code 155/37 ( Assmann, dated 1937 ) The black vulcanfiber visor is un-issued condition being free of distractions. The underside of the visor displays the characteristic checkerboard pattern. The interior is lined with crème colored artificial silk that displays minor wear. The rhomboid shaped celluloid sweat diamond is unmarked. The complete and undamaged leather sweatband shows very light wear with two remnant stitches that once held a tag. Very rare. Price On Request. More Photos

Allgemeine SS enlisted visor hat with hatbox

1206SO2 - Allgemeine SS enlisted visor hat ( Dienstmutze ) with hatbox. This mint un-iisued hat is textbook. The exterior featuresblack tricot wool with white piping. The hats exterior body and piping is perfect being free of mothing or distractions. The the insignia is silver washed as is standard for Allgemeine visor hats with the silver matching in age patination. The black leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The interior features a diamond shaped celluloid sweatshield that displays the gold foil Schutzstaffel runics and Vom Reichsführer SS befohlene Ausfüherung cloth RZM tag. The sweat diamond also displays the size stamp 54. The sweatband is made of articial leather and displays mild storage and age wear. The lining is crème colored artificial silk. The original paper stuffing remains intact. The underside of the vulcanfiber visor displays the RZM acceptance stamp with faint checkerboard design. Accompanying this rare condition visor hat is the heavy cardboard hat box with an affixed size 54 hat size paper tag. $7250. More Photos

Waffen SS officer single button M43 field hat

1204H1 - Waffen SS officer single button M43 field hat. This Waffen SS officer's M43 features rare officer silver aluminum flatwire machine woven insignia. The totenkopf is positioned over the two pebbled aluminum buttons that secure the two side panels and the flatwire SS eagle is positioned on the left side panel. On each underside of the two fold-down side panels are single strips of cloth found on M43's. The material is Italian gabardine. The exterior is free of mothing and stains. The interior features a single size stamp 57 ( medium). The interior is lined with field gray rayon. At the front is a partial leather sweatband embossed. " QUALITATS MARKE ". The interior displays light/normal wear. Very Rare. $9500. 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 nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze

1110H11 - Waffen SS nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This cap features the commonly seen circa-1943 coarse wool. The SS trapezoid insignia is factory machine sewn. The exterior displays no mothing or stains. The gray-green artificial silk lining is stamped "43" is a approximately size 56. The lining shows period wear. $2250. More Photos

Waffen SS officer's schirmutze ( visor hat)

1110H13 - Waffen SS officer's schirmutze ( visor hat). This Waffen officer's visor shows light wear. The hat features light weigh gabardine wool material as worn during the warmer months. The insignia is standard silver-wash Waffen SS totentopf and M36 SS eagle. The chincords are absent as a result of wear over time or by the officer's design. The holes are evident in the rich black velvet capband. Officers frequently discarded or removed the chincords themselves preferring the "crusher look" afforded by the removal of the cords. The vulcanfiber visor shows unquestionable period use. The exterior is free of mothing and stains. There is a minor snag in the material above the white waffenfarb on the left side. This does not detract from the overall appearance of the hat. The unmarked interior shows obvious light use. The hat is lined with artificial silk. The leather sweatband is complete and displays light wear. $10,500. 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

Allgemeine SS nco/enlisted overseas cap

107H34 - Allgemeine SS nco/enlisted overseas cap. This mint cap features a silver aluminum front skull button secured by a “s” ring and an embroidered machine sewn side SS eagle. The black wool body is flawless. The interior features a SS RZM tag size stamped size 57 sewn on to the black cotton lining. $4850. 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. $7495. More Photos

Waffen SS Handshar division walking out maroon fez

101H24 - Waffen SS Handshar division walking out maroon fez. This Waffen SS fez displays factory machine-sewn trapezoid insignia. This pressed felt wool maroon fez was worn for 'walking-out" dress rather than the field gray fez worn in the field. This fez features the black tassel that extends from the center crown down the rear. The exterior wool is free of mothing and stains. The interior has a black leather sweatband. $1200. More Photos

Waffen SS officer's visor hat converted from army infantry officer's

097H1 - Waffen SS officer's visor hat converted from army infantry officer's. This hat exemplifies the attrition that the Waffen SS was subjected to. As the officer ranks were depleted, "volunteers" were added from the other branches of the Wehrmacht. This hat began as an army infantry officer's visor and it is apparent that the officer who wore this visor ended his service in the Waffen SS. The hat is constructed of gray doeskin upper body with infantry white piping. The green felt capband is readily observable under the black velvet officer's band that was added once the officer entered the Waffen SS along with the SS eagle and totenkopf. The interior features a August Schellenberg rhomboid sweat diamond and a complete gray leather sweatband. The visor shows normal and steady period use. This hat was purchased at a Chicago area hotel buy. Complete provenance will be provided to the purchaser. $6,500. More Photos

Waffen SS enlisted M43 hat

096H9 - Waffen SS enlisted M43 hat. This cap features the commonly seen Italian gabardine wool. The SS trapezoid insignia is hand-applied. The interior shows honest period wear having minor sweat stains. The gar-green artificial silk lining is stamped "60" indicating the large size. $2,000.  More Photos

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0811h2 - Very rare and early 1st style Allgemeine officer's visor hat. This rare visor features a smaller style upper body with an early eagle and M34 skull. The smaller style upper body with a low crown. The wide black velvet capband is in perfect condition as are the silver aluminum chincords. The black leather visor has the normal crazing you would expect. The white piping, upper body and capband are all free of stains and mothing. The interior lining features heavy weather resistant black cotton. The diamond celluloid sweatshield is over a machine stitched RZM tag. Under the brown leather sweatband is an early white RZM tag and to the front are the remains of the orange cork. The front of the leather sweatband is perforated for ventilation and shows light wear. $15,750.  More Photos

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0811h3 - Waffen SS officer's visor hat by Erel. This Waffen officer's visor shows heavy wear and probably saw some serious action! The hat features high quality doeskin material and black velvet band. The vulcanfiber visor shows unquestionable period use. The chincords are tight and the hat makes for an excellent display. The features hallmark Erel construction with Erel's trademark complex stitching for attachment of the visor and leather sweatband to the capband. There is an extra set of holes in the paste board capband that indicates the skull was repositioned. The interior shows obvious heavy use but that only lends to its character. This Erel rhomboid sweatshield is mostly complete with the Erel logo. $8750. More Photos

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0811h4 - Waffen SS officer's visor, no maker. This Waffen officer's visor features high quality doeskin upper body. The upper body, white wool crown piping and black velvet capband are all in excellent condition having no staining. There are a couple of very minor moth nips along the bottom white piping and along the edge. The interior features gray cotton-rayon fabric with an unmarked celluloid sweatshield. There is very noticeable loss of shape due to the pasteboard capband having been "compacted" probably the result of improper storage. The brown leather sweatband is intact but has separated from the cap's body in places. This is a 100% authentic rare visor that could benefit from proper restoration. $8500. More Photos

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0810h24 - Waffen SS panzer officer's visor hat by Clemens Wagner. This very rare pink piped Waffen SS panzer officer's visor features silver wash insignia. The iofficer grade upper body material is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The black velvet capband is in similar condition. The interior is where we find the regular use of this hat. The interior is lined with gold-brown artificial silk. The Clemens Wagner logo is under the complete celluloid sweat diamond. The leather sweatband shows heavy use but is free of teras. There was once an officer's initials affixed to the side but these are gone. The cork that once separated the front of the capband from the leather sweatband has mostly given way the age and time but a portion remains. Very rare and displays well. $15,000. More Photos

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0810h18 - Waffen SS general's visor hat by Erel. This visor hat features high quality, general grade wool. The insignia retains a high degree of its original silver wash. The plush black velvet band is in excellent condition as is the hat's upper wool body. The shape is more of a tellerform rather than the saddleform. The interior is lined with a mint green artificial silk with the crown having a complete Erel rhomboid sweat diamond. The gray leather sweatband is also stamped with the Erel logo. The cream colored checkerboard underside of the vulcanfiber visor indicates wear as does the lining. An excellent example of the not often seen tellerform general's visor. $16,500. More Photos

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0810h3 - Waffen SS blurred edge camouflage M42 field cap. This very rare example features summer and fall reversible sides in the blurred edge pattern. This very rare cap has two steel air grommets on each side. On the interior (fall side) is the artificial sweatband made up of two sections cloth. The cap's size is approximately 56 - 57. Very rare. $6500. More Photos

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065H1 - SS enlisted /NCO M-43 visored field. This cap features the Italian gabardine material often seen in these caps after the SS shipped huge quantities to Germany after the Italians gave up on their part of the war effort. The SS made large use of the fabric in caps and uniforms. This cap has machine applied SS trapezoid insignia. The hat has great shape. The exterior is in overall excellent condition showing minor wear but no abuse. The interior is made of hbt rayon and does show sweat staining (it gives it character). There are two stamp marks. The size 57 and M-43. There are no tears or separations. Overall this cap is in excellent condition. Authentic SS headgear is getting near impossible. $ 3750. More Photos

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Rare Luftwaffe sun bleached nco/enlisted tropical M41 1942 dated Luftwaffe rucksack

1410H7 - Rare Luftwaffe sun bleached nco/enlisted tropical M41 with Gebirgs device with 1942 dated Luftwaffe rucksack. This rare Luftwaffe field hat features a factory hand-sewn trapezoid eagle. Beneath the eagle is a padded embroidered tropical kokarde. The hat displays extensive sun fading caused by exposure to the tropical sun. The interior displays a replaced lining due to prolonged wear in a tropical climate. Rather than discard the hat, and perhaps not having one available in supply, the owner chose to replace the lining. The hat features stitched to its side a Hochsgebirg insignia that displays wear consistent with the hat. The hat is approximately size 60. Accompanying the M41 is a Luftwaffe rucksack that came with the hat as acquired from the U.S. Army veteran. The heavy blue canvas rucksack is closed with a drawstring that extends along the upper perimeter. There are two leather straps that close the upper flap with metal buckles. The rucksack has two large pouches in the front for additional supplies. The rucksack has two straps that extend along the back for carrying it over the shoulders. A leather triangular leather tab is machine stitched on the back that has the maker's name stamped and dated 1942. $3750. More Photos

Very rare Luftwaffe Hermann Goring Division enlisted Assault Gun M43

1410H2 - Very rare Luftwaffe Hermann Goring Division enlisted Assault Gun M43 ( einheitsfeldmutze ). This M43 features a factory zig-zag machine sewn embroidered Luftwaffe field gray trapezoid insignia. The M43 is mint un-issued. The exterior wool is free of mothing and stains. Side fold-down panels are joined at the front by two field gray pebbled buttons. The interior is lined with blue/green cotton blend material. The slightly soiled interior is unmarked. The size is approximately 60. Very rare. $2499. More Photos

Early Luftwaffe nco/enlisted signals ( Nachtrichten ) visor hat by Carl Halfar with original send-home carton

148H3 - Early Luftwaffe nco/enlisted signals ( Nachtrichten ) visor hat by Carl Halfar with original send-home carton. This visor hat features cinnamon colored crown and capband waffenfarb as worn by personnel attached to Luftwaffe communications units. The hat displays an early aluminum 1st pattern Luftwaffe adler above the winged kokarde. The blue twill wool is in mint condition being unissued. The black ribbed mohair capband is flawless. The nco/enlisted chinstrap is secured to the capband with a single black enameled button on each side. The interior features the Carl Halfar marked celluloid sweatshield. The leather sweatband is complete and free of wear. The size is 60. $850.00. 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

Luftwaffe black hbt ground crew cap

1310H3 - Luftwaffe black hbt ground crew cap. This mint un-issued example features a machine embroidered 2nd patterm 1936 eagle. Being ground crew it does not display a kokard. The exterior is flawless. The interior Features a large machine sewn maker's label for Albert Kempf, Ronsdorf. dated 1939 size 56. Perfect. $900. More Photos

Luftwaffe LKP101 winter flying helmet ( Fl. kopfhaube ) with avionics

135H1 - Luftwaffe LKP101 winter flying helmet ( Fl. kopfhaube ) with avionics. This leather flying helmet features heavy leather exterior with the earphone cups on each side. On each side are buckles for adjusting the straps that tighten the helmet for size. The top and rear display straps and an elasticized slide for further adjustment and for the attachment of an oxygen hose. The interior is fleece lined. Each earcup reveals the maker's serial number "26602'. The Siemens maker's cloth tag is machine sewn to the rear. The size 58 is stamped on the tag. Extending from the back of the helmet is a leather strap that encircled the neck that holds the throat microphones. The elctrical cord is attached to the strap that holds the throat mics. The bakelite plug and mics are marked and in perfect condition. Un-issued. $725. 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 Pelzmutz with Berolina label

1211H3 - Luftwaffe Pelzmutz with Berolina label. This is an impossible piece of Luftwaffe to find in this un-issued condition. The exterior white hide displays storage and age wear having darkened areas. The Luftwaffe embroidered eagle and kokarde are factory machine sewn. The two ear flaps are joined at the crown by a single plastic button. The interior is fleece lined and shows no wear. Of exceptional note is the rarely seen maker's tag sewn to the front interior which reads "Berolina, Berlin 1942, 59 ( size). $750. 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 sommermutze converted with blue cover

1201H3 - Luftwaffe sommermutze converted with blue cover. This hat features a standard but cutom made blue top using Luftwaffe officer quality wool material. The blue cover with the addition of aluminum piping has been fitted over the edge where once a removable white cover was once positioned. Apparently the officer decided to add the blue cover rather than going to the expense ( or inconvenience) of purchasing a new hat. The hat has the "50 missions" look to it. The interior features a white leather sweatband as seen on many of the white sommermutze officer visors. The leather is embossed with the Clemens Wagner maker's mark. The artificial white silk lining displays the remnants of the Verkauf der Luftwaffe stamp and Erstklasse which was used by Clemens Wagner. Rare conversion. $875. 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 Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat

119H50 - Luftwaffe Flight/Fallschirmjager nco/ enlisted visor hat. This hat features a second pattern aluminum eagle with kokarde. The upper ribbed twill wool body displays golden-yellow crown and capband waffenfarb piping. The upper wool body has a couple of very minor moth nips on the front and a single minor nip on the crown. The black mohair capband shows minor soiling . The black patent leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The interior features brown cotton ling that shows heavy use and is stamped 55. The full leather sweatband shows normal period wear. 27. $400. 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 tropenhelm

119H5 - Luftwaffe tropenhelm. This Luftwaffe tan canvas tropenhelm (tropical pith helmet) features an aluminum Luftwaffe eagle and tri-color national shields. This excellent example displays the standard 6 panel canvas construction. The outer tan canvas cover is in excellent condition showing good period wear and age. Sun helmet that has complete leather trim without damage along the brim. The chinstrap shows wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. The interior displays mild period wear. The underside of the leather sweatband is stamped size "56' marked "G 8". It is lined with tan cotton under the brim and red cotton in the dome. There are no extra holes where the pins affix the insignia. 1. $700. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer's 50 Mission visor hat

119H45 - Luftwaffe officer's '50 Mission" visor hat. This hat displays the look of a true "50 Mission" or in the case of a Luftwaffe pilot, "500 Mission" hat. The exterior has the "crushed" appearance. The silver officer's bullion eagle and kokarde have the "been-there" look. There are several period sewn repairs to the upper wool body. The interior displays heavy staining and use. 26. $ 800. 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

Army Nachtrichten ( Signals) issue nco/enlisted visor hat

119H41 - Army Nachtrichten ( Signals) issue nco/enlisted visor hat. This hat features the lemon/yellow crown and capband piping of a signals unit. The black patent leather chinstrap shows age crazing and is secured to the capband by two black enameled buttons. The silvered aluminum silver eagle and kokarde insignia match perfectly. There are two small moth nips on the front of the upper wool body . The interior is lined with copper colored cotton as is standard for these hats. The celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond is missing but the size stamp "58" is evident. The leather sweatband is complete and is 1938 dated under the leather. 47. $500. 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 JG27 officer's schirmutze worn in Afrika/ Mediterranean theater

117H1 - Luftwaffe JG27 officer's schirmutze worn in Afrika/ Mediterranean theater. This visor hat displays use in Afrika or Sicily as evidenced by the significant loss of its original Luftwaffe blue dye due routine sun exposure. The area beneath the officer aluminum chincords and the underside of the upper body fold-over retains much of its original blue color. The interior retains the original celluloid sweat diamond. The lining is crème colored artificial silk. The sweatband is made of pressed paper and displays heavy use with areas showing repairs. This hat is a similar in color fading to the one pictured on the cover of "Luftwaffe Diary", Vol. 2 by Ewe Feist and Thomas McGuirl, Ryton Publications,Inc. Copyright 1994. Very rare. Tropical jacket sold separately. $6,000. 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 rare French made blue tropenhelm

107H18 - Luftwaffe rare French made blue tropenhelm. This excellent example displays the standard 4 panel construction found in these helmets. The outer Luftwaffe blue cotton canvas cover is in excellent condition showing minor storage wear and age. The Luftwaffe eagle is zinc pot metal. There is no tri-color shield. Unlike the standard Luftwaffe tropical sunhelmet, this helmet has a blue cotton canvas trim along the outer brim. The interior is mint and unlined. The leather sweatband has a simple size 56 tag affixed. Rare.$1500. 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 officer's visor hat by Max Lindner, Munchen

107H16 - Luftwaffe officer's visor hat by Max Lindner, Munchen. This hat features well a detailed Luftwaffe officer's aluminum eagle and winged cockade. The exterior upper hat body is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The silver aluminum chincords are secured to the side by two mtaching pebbled aluminum buttons. The silver crown and capband piping is unfrayed. The interior displays a full rhomboid sweat shield having the maker's name and address. The interior is lined in blue artificial silk. A paper tag with the size 56 is inserted into the sweat diamond. The brown leather sweatband is complete showing no wear. $1350. 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 M43 hat

103H15 - Luftwaffe officer's M43 hat. This hat features handsewn enlisted embroidered insignia. The aluminum crown piping is factory applied. The two fold-down side panels are joined by two enlisted pebbled aluminum buttons. The exterior Luftwaffe blue wool is in excellent condition being free of any distractions. The interior is lined with blue-gray cotton rayon fabric. The lining has separated from the bottom edge of the hat in several areas revealing the underlying bias material. There is an officer's partial leather sweatband at the front that displays light period wear. The lining is stamped size 58. There are additional handwritten markings on the lining that appear to be of Russian origin. $1200. 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 officer’s visor hat (schirmutze) by Erel

0910h16 - Luftwaffe officer’s visor hat (schirmutze) by Erel. This Erel visor features officers aluminum bullion insignia. The high quality upper body’s blue wool is free of mothing and stains. The subdued officer’s aluminum crown and capband piping shows areas of minor wear not uncommon in worn Luftwaffe officers visor hats. The black mohair capband is in excellent condition. The interior is lined with gold artificial silk that is commonly seen in Luftwaffe officers visors. The celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond is intact but is not complete. The Erel logo is stamped on the side of the leather sweatband. The sweatband has two splits in the leather but is otherwise complete. The officer’s initials have been affixed to the leather as is often seen in visors. The size is approximately 57. $1395. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer’s visor hat (schirmutze) by Clemens Wagner

0910h17 - Luftwaffe officer’s visor hat (schirmutze) by Clemens Wagner. This hat by Clemens Wagner has the “50 missions” look and features officers aluminum bullion eagle and cockade insignia. The high quality upper body’s blue wool is free of mothing and stains. The officer’s aluminum crown and capband piping shows areas of minor wear not uncommon in worn Luftwaffe officers visor hats. The black mohair capband is in excellent condition. The interior is lined with grayish silver artificial silk. The celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond is complete and indicates this hat was manufactured for the procurement department of the Luftwaffe. The “Erstklassig” logo is stamped under the diamond and is commonly seen on hats made by Wagner. The gray leather sweatband is complete and shows normal wear. The size is approximately 58. $1495. 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 officer's overseas (fliegermutze) cap

095H51 - Luftwaffe officer's overseas (fliegermutze) cap. This fliegermutze features the standard ribbed twill material used in Luftwaffe overseas caps. The silver officer's scallop piping is machine sewn, factory applied. The insignia is embroidered enlisted which is commonly seen seen being worn in period photographs. The exterior is free of mothing and stains and is in excellent condition. The interior is lined with blue artificial silk. The interior is stamped "57" a medium size. $900. More Photos

Luftwaffe ground crew black hbt cap

095H31 - Luftwaffe ground crew black hbt cap. This cap features a handsewn Luftwaffe embroidered eagle. This standard issue cap for Luftwaffe ground crew personnel shows normal period use. The interior is maker marked and size stamped 58. $450. More Photos

Luftwaffe black piped (pioneer) visor hat

095H11 - Luftwaffe black piped (pioneer) visor hat. This hat features black crown piping. The high quality wool upper body and mohair capband are in superb condition having no mothing or stains. The interior shows honest period wear to the lining and ersatz leather (pressed paper) sweatband. $1250. More Photos

Luftwaffe sommermutze visor hat with dark green piping for administration (Wehrmachtbeamten der Luftwaffe)

095H12 - Luftwaffe sommermutze visor hat with dark green piping for administration (Wehrmachtbeamten der Luftwaffe). This rare summer visor hat features the dark green capband piping worn by Luftwaffe administration personnel. The white waffle pattern removable cotton top shows light normal aging. The insignia consists of the 1st pattern droop-tail eagle and standard winged kokarde. The unlined interior is mint. With the maker's name Ernst Gierisch embossed in gold on the sweatband. Rare $1650. 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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093h12 - Luftwaffe officer's white top summer visor hat (offizier sommermutze) by Erel. This hat features high quality Erel construction throughout. The hat has an Erel patented vented bullion kokarde and bullion removable eagle. The white cotton, waffle pattern removal top is in excellent condition. This hat displays extremely well. The interior features the trademark Erel rhomboid sweat diamond and maker marked sweatband. The Erel logo under the sweat diamond has mostly given away to age. The front has a celluloid upright that has been added to give support to the shape. The sweatband is complete and in excellent condition. This is an excellent example of a rare Luftwaffe visor hat. $2650. 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

Rare Kriegsmarine white top Tellermütze, dated 1941

1410H5 - Rare Kriegsmarine white top Tellermütze, dated 1941. This hat features a one-piece metal gilded eagle/Reich cockade on front. The black moire silk capband talley has a ship's name " Torpedoboot Luchs". The white cotton exterior is in excellent condtion. The interior displays the maker's name along the complete brown leather sweatband, "Opolka & Müller Hamburg" and "Bernhard Plauser / Köln Berlin / 1941".I did not photograph this marking as I don't want to damage the leather sweatband. Overall condition is excellent. $1100. 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. $1999. More Photos

Rare Kriegsmarine officer tropical M41 field cap

148H2 - Rare Kriegsmarine officer tropical M41 field cap. This cap features factory sewn aluminum crown piping that scoops downward in the front as worn by officer ranks. The insignia consists of a tropical embroidered eagle and machine woven kokarde. There are two zinc ventilation grommets on each side above the aluminum piping. The interior is lined with green cotton fabric and RBN marked. The size is stamped 59. $1,350. 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 Admiral's visor hat

1310H2 - Kriegsmarine Admiral's visor hat made by Nordd Mutzenfabrik,M. Schloffel, Wilhelmshaven. This textbook examples features matching bullion insignia and visor oak leaves. The high quality navy blue upper body is in excellent condition having no distractions. The black ribbed mohair capband is free of mothing. The buckle chinstrap is secured to the capband by two gilt anchor buttons. The brim of the visor is trimmed in black oilcloth material. The interior is lined with gold silk. The diamond shaped celluloid sweatshield is fully intact and displays the maker's name and address. At the rear of the brown leather sweatband is silk bow joining the two ends. This is an excellent excellent example that displays light wear. $8750. 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

Kriegsmarine Admirals visor

1206SO3 - Kriegsmarine Admirals visor. This textbook examples features matching cello insignia and cello visor oak leaves. The navy blue upper body is in excellent condition having no serious distractions having very minor moth nips towards the rear of the upper body. The black ribbed mohair capband is free of mothing. The buckle chinstrap is secured to the capband by two gilt anchor buttons. The brim of the visor is trimmed in black oilcloth material. The interior is lined with gblue colored artificial silk. The rhomboid shaped celluloid sweat diamond is fully intact. At the rear of the leather sweatband is a maker's paper tag indicating the hat was not purchased or worn. Excellent condition and rare example. $9995. 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 M41 tropical field cap

1202H7 - Kriegsmarine M41 tropical field cap. This cap displays the manufacturing style evident in caps manufactured in Paris during the German occupation. The light tan cotton fabric features a handsewn eagle and machine sewn kokarde. The interior is lined with golden artificial silk. There is a name tag with the original owner's name. One ( 1) of the four side air grommets is missing. The size is approximately 55/56. Overall an excellent worn example of a relatively rare field cap. $750. 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

Early Kriegsmarine officer's white visor hat

102H2 - Early Kriegsmarine officer's white visor hat. Scalloped borders were first introduced for wear by Kriegsmarine officers in 1936. This visor hat pre-dates the addition of the bullion scalloped borders. This hat features a removable white waffle pattern cotton top. 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 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 perforated leather sweatband is free of cracks and tears and is mint. The maker's name is embossed along the side of the sweatband. Very rare. $4350. More Photos

Kriegsmarine Kapitan zur See officer's visor hat

095h6 - Kriegsmarine Kapitan zur See officer's visor hat. This hat Features bullion officer's insignia with the full row of bullion oak leaves along the edge of the visor. The high quality wool removable top is free of any distractions. The interior is lined with artificial silk that shows honest age and use as does the leather sweatband. $2750. 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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088H8 - Rare Kriegsmarine Female Auxiliary Helper overseas cap. This cap features golden yellow piping along the side panels. This high quality officer grade wool cap has a hand stitched bevo eagle on a triangular base. The cap indicates Female Auxiliary Helper by the lack of national cockade uder the front of the panel. The interior is lined with polished, officer quality black cotton rayon. The cap shows no wear. Rare. $500. More Photos

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Civil & Political Visors

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

Sturmabeitlung kepi with red upper panel for headquarters

1410H3 - Sturmabeitlung kepi with red upper panel for headquarters. This kepi features a 1939 pattern political eagle withsilver wash. The caramel tan cotton body displays normal slight wear.On each side are two red enameled ventilation grommets. The brown leather chinstrap displays repairs near each of the side buckles where the leather was separated. The chinstrap is affixed to each side of the kepi by a single brown enameled button. The interior reveals an orange oilcoth crown for weather protection along with a complete leather sweatband. The RZM tag is evident at the rear beneath the sweatband, The crown is stamped size 58. $1250.00 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

Near mint Gendarmerie Polizei officer shako by Erel

147SO11 - Near mint Gendarmerie Polizei officer shako by Erel. This stunning example features brown patent leather trim differentiating it from the more commonly seen Schutzpolizei shako that displays black patent leather. This shako displays and officer's wreathed frosted silver Polizei adler and bullion feldabzeichen ( kokarde). The green wool felt outer shell is in near mint condition having no mothing or stains. On each side are two screened ventilation grommets. The front and rear brown lacquered vulcanfiber visors are perfect. The silver aluminum officer chinscales are in perfect mint condition. The interior features the Erel maker's label under the moire silk clamshell liner. The wide leather officer's sweatband is marked with the officer's name and rank, " G. Roth. Oblt. d. Gd." and size stamp 59.A perfect example of a rare shako. $2795. 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

RLB enlisted upgraded to officer's visor hat

133H8 - RLB enlisted upgraded to officer's visor hat. This rare hat features silver and gray interlaced in the crown and capband piping. The Upper wool tricot wool body is free of mothing and stains. The capband is dark gray felt. The RLB bullion eagle and wreather winged kokarde are officer grade. The silver aluminum chincords are attached to the capband with two pebbled aluminum officer's buttons. The interior is lined with golden/yellow artificial silk. The sweatshield displays the RLB ensigne along with STIRNDRUCKFREI Deutsches Reich Patent. The complete leather sweatband shows normal period use. Rare. $1250. 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

Technische Nothilfe  ( TeNo ) early officer schirmutze

133H1 - Technische Nothilfe ( TeNo ) early officer schirmutze ( visor hat). This very rare TeNo visor features the early oval bullion officer insignia. The dark blue officer grade wool upper body displays moth tracking but does not go through the wool. On the underside of the fold-over are two air grommets on each side. The aluminum officer chincords are secured to the felt capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The inside is lined with gray artificial silk. The rhomboid sweatshield is cracked and partially separated from the lining. The leather sweatband is complete and displays the original owner's initials. Very rare. $2850. More Photos

Schutzpolizei officer crusher

133H2 - Schutzpolizei officer crusher. This extremely rare officer's crusher features officer flat silver wire kokarde and wreathed polizei adler. The upper wool body is free of mothing and stains as is the brown wool capband. There is no sign of this crusher ever having chincords attached. The grass green crown and capband waffenfarb was worn by the "shupo " polizei. The visor is black leather. The interior is lined with gray/green artificial silk. The size is approximately 55. The leather sweatband is complete. $4500. More Photos

Diplomatic black visor hat for a middle ranking diplomatic official

1212H1 - Diplomatic black visor hat for a middle ranking diplomatic official. Diplomat officials uniform regulations dated March 30, 1939 provided for the wear of the black service hat rather than midnight blue. The hat was distinguished as having a black wool capband rather than velvet. This schirmütz features silver aluminum crown and capband piping. The upper hat body is made of high quality black wool. There is an area of wear along the right side rear along the bottom about 2.5 inches long. The black vulcanfiber visor has a minor split about ½ inchon the right side. This does not detract from the overall presentation of this very rare piece. The official's chincords are secured to the capband by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior features the maker's diamond sweat shield that reads, "DEUTSCHER OFFIZIER VEREIN.ARMEEMARINEHAUS". The hat is lined with gold/yellow artificial silk. The leather sweatband shows loss of leather and separation at the front. The exterior body is free of mothing, tears and stains. The hat size is approximately 55. Very rare. $3999. 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

Rare RLB officer's visor hat

1209H3 - Rare RLB officer's visor hat. This rare hat features aluminum crown and capband piping. In addition, the RLB eagle and winged kokarde are bullion wire. The nickel silver kokarde indicates early manufacture. The Luftwaffe blue wool upper body displays normal age and wear having no serious distractions. The aluminum officer cords are secured by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with copper brown oilcloth. The rhomboid sweat diamond is absent. The leather sweatband show regular period use. Rare hat. $1250. 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

NSKK nco/enlisted visor hat

1205H1 - NSKK nco/enlisted visor hat. This very rare hat was worn by personnel assigned to the staff of the NSKK Motor School. It was first authorized for wear on August 1, 1939. This hat features black crown and capband piping. The hat's upper body is constructed of high qualityolive collored wool. The capband is brown felt wool. Th e large NSKK eagle insignia is silver washed stamped aluminum. The hat displays a standard Army style kokarde. The black leather chinstrap is secured with two black enameled buttons to the capband. The exterior is free of mothing, tears and stains. The hat retains its excellent saddle shape. The interior features an early rhomboid celluloid sweat diamond bearing the Robert Lubstein logo. The diamond is free of any breaks and tears. The size tag is positioned under the sweat diamond indicating size 56 ½. The hat is lined with copper/brown oilcloth on the crown and copper/brown fabric along the sides. The sweatband is artificial leather. The band is free of separations. The hat is in mint condition. Very rare. $2499. More Photos

Schutzpolizei ( Schupo), Reichs Protection Police, officer's visor hat by Erel

1202H5 - Schutzpolizei ( Schupo), Reichs Protection Police, officer's visor hat by Erel. The hat features the green crown and capband piping of the Schutzpolizei. The Upper body displays a couple of minor moth nips and a repair. The insignia displays an early kpkarde and officer's two-piece constructed wreather eagle. The officer's chincords are secured by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The capband is dark brown wool felt. The interior features the Erel trademark where once ther was a celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond. The complete officer sweatband is marked with the Erel logo. The hat displays minimal light period wear. $1200. 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

Gemeindepolizei/Schutzpolizei  ( Municipal Protection Police) officer's visor hat by EREL

119H53 - Gemeindepolizei/Schutzpolizei ( Municipal Protection Police) officer's visor hat by EREL. This hat features the crimson red crown and capband waffenfarb worn by municipal police personnel. The aluminum police eagle is the 2nd style. The capand is brown wool felt. The officer aluminum chincords are secured by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The external upper wool body, piping and capband are free of mothing and stains. The inside features the shadow of an EREL early sweat diamond. It reads 'OFFIZIER KLEIDERKLASSE". The lining is golden ribbed artificial silk. The interior shows heavy regular wear with the leather sweatband showing much of it. Displays well. 8. $775. 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

Very Rare Hitler Youth Marine nco visor hat

119H22 - Very Rare Hitler Youth Marine nco visor hat. This hat features matching silver insignia with the HJ diamond positioned in the wreath. The dark blue wool upper body and capband are in excellent condition being free of mothing and stains. The black patent leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two silver pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior in black artificial silk. There is a nametag sewn onto the lining. 52. $950. 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

Rare SA Obergruppenfuhrer und Gruppenfuhrer kepi

107SO4 - Rare SA Obergruppenfuhrer und Gruppenfuhrer kepi. This stunning and rare kepi worn by SA (Sturmarbeitlung) leader's features 3cm wide tresse along the botton edge of the false side panels. Above the panel and crown is silver twistcord aluminum piping. The top panel is gold/yellow indicating the Sudwest SA district. The kepi's body is khaki brown cotton that is free of stains. A nicely frosted NSDAP eagle is positioned above a bright silver button where the two false side panels meet at the front. The brown leather chinstrap is secured to the sides by brown enameled buttons. The interior is lined with brown weather-resistant cotton fabric. The lining is marked with a single size stamp "55". Under the complete leather sweatband is a brown SA RZM tag. $4500. 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

Forestry Service officer visor hat

107H6 - Forestry Service officer visor hat. This hat features an aluminum state eagle and bullion cockade. The crown and capband dark green waffenfarbe are proper for the Reichs Forestry Service. The upper wool body is free of mothing and stains. There is one very minor nip on the capband under the fold-over on the right side. The aluminum chincords are secured with two matching pebbled aluminum buttons. The visor is black leather that is in excellent condition having only minor crazing. The interior displays minor period wear to the cram colored artificial silk lining. The diamond shaped sweat shield is complete and free of cracking. It is marked Sonderklasse. The complete leather sweatband has one separation at the perforated front. 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

NSFK officer's kepi made by Max Metzger

107H15 - NSFK officer's kepi made by Max Metzger. This stunning example features crown and side panel silver aluminum piping with 1.5cm silver aluminum tresse. The eagle is the standard National Socialist Flieger Korps style having a slightly upturned sweep to the extended wings. The medium blue wool body and visor are free of mothing and distracting stains. The black leather chinstrap is tight to the body and affixed with two black enameled buttons. There is a blue enameled air grommet on each side of the kepi. The interior displays the maker's name 'Max Metzger, Fellbach' stamped in the silver artificial silk lining. The brown leather sweatband is complete and in excellent condition. The original owner placed a folded section of newspaper under the front of the sweatband to give the kepi a better fit. $2850. 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

Deutsches Reichsbahn officer's visor

103H9 - Deutsches Reichsbahn officer's visor. This early Reichsbahn officer's visor hat features the smaller gilt aluminum eagle above the kokarde and winged wheel. The hat has a medium blue wool upper body with red piping. The officer's black velvet capband is bordered by red piping. The upper body and capband are in mint, unissued condition. The officer chincoards display alternating gold accents on blue fabric cords. The interior displays the maker's name Eugen Schad on the celluloid diamond. The complete leather sweatband shows no wear. The interior is lined with copper colored cotton fabric with a red cotton crown. The original tissue paper stuffing is present along the fold that separates the crown from the capband. $1150. 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 M43 field cap

101H60 - Polizei M43 field cap. This cap features a factory machine sewn bevo-style Polizei hexagon insignia. The two side fold-down panels are secured in the front with two field gray painted pebbled aluminum buttons. Under the side fold-down panels are two strips of rayon used as pass-throughs for the panels when turned-down for protection against the cold. The exterior displays very minor moth nips towards the rear of the crown. The interior is lined with field gray/green cotton fabric. It is stamped with the RBN number and size 57. The hat shows no wear and is in excellent condition. $875. More Photos

Organization Todt officer's M43 field cap

101H58 - Organization Todt officer's M43 field cap. This rare features a hand-sewn Org. Todt. bevo-style trapezoid. The crown and side fold-down panels display aluminum twistcord piping. The interior is lined with brown artificial silk and stamped "Org. Todt, Wiesbaden". It is also unit and size 58 stamped. Along the bottom edge is a full leather sweatband that shows heavy wear. Rare. $950. More Photos

Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) HBT enlisted field cap

101H56 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) HBT enlisted field cap. This cap features factory machine-sewn bevo-style insignia. The HBT material is mint and un-issued. Below the RAD insignia is a single field gray painted pebbled aluminum button. The interior is lined with tan/brown cotton fabric. The size is stamped with the size 59 and RBN number. Rare. $875. More Photos

Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) enlisted M43 hat

101H55 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) enlisted M43 hat. This hat features hand-sewn bevo-style insignia. The two side panels are joined in the front by a single brown painted button. The exterior wool body shows very light mothing that does not detract from the overall appearance. The interior is lined with tan/brown cotton material. There is a complete brown leather sweatband that has areas of deterioration caused by age and use. $650. More Photos

Organization Todt enlisted M43 field cap

101H59 - Organization Todt enlisted M43 field cap. This mint and un-issued M43 features factory machine-sewn Org. Todt trapezoid insignia. The heavy brown wool is flawless. Under the side fold-down panels are two strips of rayon used for securing the fold-downs when in use against cold weather. The interior is lined with brown artificial silk (rayon). The lining is stamped with the RBN number, size 57 and Org. Todt, Wiesbaden. The front has a partial leather sweatband that shows storage wear. $1050. More Photos

Werkschutz (Werksichertheitsdienst) visor hat

101H52 - Werkschutz (Werksichertheitsdienst) visor hat. This visor hat features the Werksicherheitsdienst (Work Security Service) insignia first introduced in 1938. The hat features tan and black wool twill material. The chinstrap is black leather in the pattern seen used in SS enlisted hats. The chinstrap is secured to the capband with two black painted buttons. The black leather visor shows normal age crazing. The upper wool body and capband are free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with copper oilcloth. It is maker stamped ‘Franz Rumpf, Marburg/Lahn…” The brown leather sweatband shows heavy use having separations from the capband. The size is approximately 57. Rare. $800. 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 Reichs Poste Female letter carrier’s beret

101H64 - Deutsches Reichs Poste Female letter carrier’s beret. This very rare beret features orange crown piping separating the medium blue blue crown and lower beret body. The beret displays a factory machine–sewn flatwire bevo- style trapezoid postal eagle. The beret shows heavy mothing along the crown and sides. The interior is lined with dark blue artificial silk. There is a complete leather sweatband that displays a missing section. Between the leather sweatband and the wool body is a strip of buckram giving support as a capband. $450. More Photos

Deutsches Reichs Poste service cap

101H63 - Deutsches Reichs Poste service cap. This very rare cap is constructed in the style of a Hitler Youth flak helper cap. This rare hat features orange crown and side panel piping on a medium blue wool body. The aluminum state eagle is positioned above the bakelite kokarde that joins the two side panels. The interior is lined with cream colored artificial silk that is heavily padded for warmth. The sweatband is made of pressed paper and shows honest period use. There is a nametag stitched into the rear of the cap that reads, “A. Vorm”. Very rare. $575. More Photos

Deutsches Reichs Poste (postal worker) kepi-style hat

101H62 - Deutsches Reichs Poste (postal worker) kepi-style hat. This rare hat features orange crown and side panel piping on a medium blue wool body. The kepi style construction is off-set by the vulcanfiber visor. The short-winged aluminum state eagle is positioned above the bakelite kokarde. The interior is lined with orange oilcloth. The sweatband is made of pressed paper. The sweat diamond displays the maker’s name “Alkero”. The size 57 ½ is shown on the diamond. Very rare. $795. 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

Land Customs enlisted visor

101H28 - Land Customs enlisted visor. This hat features dark green piping worn by customs personnel. The stylized customs eagle and wreath are aluminum. The upper hat body has a couple of very minor moth nips near the top front crown. These do not detract front the overall appearance. The dark green wool felt capband is in excellent condition being free of nips and stains. The enlisted style black patent leather chinstrap shows normal and light age crazing. The interior is lined with copper colored cotton fabric. It is size stamped 56 ½. The full leather sweatband is unmarked and shows light use. $775. More Photos

Early Orts level Political leaders with RZM tag

101H36 - Early Orts level Political leaders with RZM tag. This tan cotton blue piped visor hat features 1935 form insignia having the short-winged larger party eagle and swastika kokarde. The tan upper body shows normal age and wear. The chincords are gold bullion and attached to the capband with two gold pebbled buttons. This hat features a brown velvet capband that was added after the velvet band was mandated. Displayed with the 1935 form insignia, this would be the earliest style political leaders visor hat utlitizing the velvet band. The brown lacqured leather visor shows age crazing and wear. Under the folds on each side are two grommets for added circulation. The interior is lined with gold yellow polished cotton. The diamond sweatshield is unmarked. Under the rear of the leather sweatband is sewn an early style white RZM tag. $650. 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

NPEA officer's M43 (einheitsfeltmutze)

101H22 - NPEA officer's M43 (einheitsfeltmutze). The NSDAP established a separate system of schools to educate and train specially selected students to become the future political leaders of the Third Reich. This very rare M43 features golden crown piping with the Havana brown wool of the NPEA also known as NAPOLA. The NSDAP political style eagle retains most of its gilt finish. The two side fold-down panels are joined at the front by two brown buttons. The hat is constructed of medium weight brown ribbed tricot wool. The exterior cap body is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with matching brown cotton fabric. The sweatband is artificial leather. The crown is stamped with the cap size "58". Under the sweatband is an RZM tag. $2500. 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

Forestry officer's visor hat

101H11 - Forestry officer's visor hat. This hat features dark green crown and capband piping. The bullion eagle is hand-sewn as is bullion wreath with a metal kokarde. The upper hat body is free of mothing and stains. The thin officer's aluminum chincords are secured with pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior features a orange/gold artificial silk lining . The full leather sweatband is free of breaks. The full celluloid sweat diamond indicates the maker as "Beste Deutsche Marke…" $1450. 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

Bahnschutz enlisted visor hat by Peter Kupper (Pekuro)

101H19 - Bahnschutz enlisted visor hat by Peter Kupper (Pekuro). This hat features an aluminum customs eagle matched with a hand-embroidered wreath with nickel silver kokarde. The field gray upper body is free of moth holes and stains. The leather unlisted chinstrap is secured by two silver pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with field gray artificial silk and marked Peter Kupper. The sweatband is artificial leather and shows normal period wear. $1350. More Photos

Political Leader's Reichsleitung level visor hat

101H23 - Political Leader's Reichsleitung level visor hat. This hat features golden-yellow crown and capband piping indicating Reichsleitung level. The gilt political eagle displays even age toning. Beneath the eagle on the rich brown velvet capband is a political style kokarde. This display of the kokarde without the wreath is referred to as the 1936 form. This same hat is pictured in vol. 3 Headgear of the Third Reich by Jill Halcomb-Smith and Wilhelm P.B.R. Saris with Otto Sponk, R. James Bender Publishing, copyright 1998, p. 85. The gold bullion chincord cords show even age patination and are attached to the capband with gilt pebbled aluminum butons. The medium brown leather visor shows normal age crazing. The hat displays an excellent saddle shape. There is light staining and wear to the upper hat body. The interior is lined with copper/brown cotton fabric. The full leather sweatband shows normal wear and is free of tears. The size "56" is stamped on the lining. $1875. More Photos

Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) enlisted ‚Robinhood“ style hat

0910h15 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) enlisted ‚Robinhood“ style hat. This brown felt wool hat features black piping on the side scallops and visor. The brown felt front features the metal insignia of a RAD enlisted man. The exterior is mint. The interior is unlined. The full leather sweatband is complete and shows no wear. The sweatband is joined at the back with a silk bow. More Photos

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091SO2 - Reichsministry of the Occupied Eastern Territories senior official's visor hat. This extremely rare visor hat was worn by officials of the Ostminiserium (RMBO) or Third Reich government officials responsible for overseeing the occupation of the "Eastern" (Soviet) occupied territories. This is one of the rarest hats Oakleaf has ever offered. Directed by Reichsminister Alfred Rosenberg, the Reichsministerium fur die besetzten Ostgebiete -RMBO, wore uniforms distinct from the Foreign Ministry. This hat features a distinctive gold wash metal eagle and wreathed kokarde. The kokarde is separate of the wreath. The hat has a high peak and great saddle shape. The hat body is made of heavy medium brown wool identical to the fabric of the RMBO uniform. The hat has wool gold crown and capband piping indicating rank as that of a senior level official. The wool upper body and dark brown velvet capband are in excellent condition being free of stains or mothing. The chincords are made gold celleon (cello). The brown lacquer on the vulcanfiber visor shows use. The interior shows heavy use as evidenced by staining and wear. The sweat diamond is mostly present and the sweatband is fully attached. The interior is lined with gold artificial silk. Ubder the sweatband is an RZM tag stitched in place at the rear. This schirmutze is a "must-have" for any collector of rare Third Reich headgear. $7500. 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) enlisted Robinhood style hat

099H7 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) enlisted Robinhood style hat. This brown felt wool hat features black piping on the side scallops and visor. The brown felt front capband has the metal insignia of a RAD enlisted man. The exterior is mint and unlined. The full leather sweatband is complete and shows no wear. The sweatband is joined at the back with a brad. The interior is size stamped 56. This hat is mint. $1025. More Photos

Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) enlisted Robinhood style hat

099H6 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) enlisted Robinhood style hat. This brown felt wool hat features black piping on the side scallops and visor. The brown felt front capband has the metal insignia of a RAD enlisted man. The exterior is mint. The interior is lined with cream colored silk. The full leather sweatband is complete and shows no wear. The sweatband is joined at the back with a silk bow. There is a single separation that measures about 2mm top rear left side. This does not detract at all from the appearance. I would still rate the hat as mint. $1125. 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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094H13 - Reichs Ministry of the Occupied Eastern Territories (RMBO) officer visor hat. This hat, worn by governing officials of German occupied Poland and other eastern territories, features silver bullion crown piping indicating officer rank. The the insignia features the highly stylized embroidered RMBO eagle and embroidered kokarde. There is no mothing or other exterior distractions. The interior features a light brown artificial silk lining. The interior shows use. The RMBO was under the direct control of Reichsminister Alfred Rosenberg who was later hung after being convicted of war crimes in the eastern occupied countries. $6,000. 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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093H13 - Einsatzstab Reichsminister Rosenberg officer visor hat. This extremely rare hat features an eagle distinctive to this unit. This hat and eagle are described in John Angolia's book, IN THE SERVICE OF THE REICH DIPLOMATIC & GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS/RED CROSS , published by R. James Bender Publishing, copyright 1995, page 209. This hat is characterized by its green felt capband, brown upper body with aluminum crown and capband piping. The bullion wreathed kokarde is of the type found on RMBO visors. The hat has no exterior mothing or stains and is in excellent condition. The interior features an August Schellenberg sweat diamond. This hat has a high quality and complete leather sweat band. An exceptionally rare article of Third Reich headgear. This hat is a "must" for collectors of rare Third Reich headgear. $8,000. 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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093H8 - Reichs Ministry of the Occupied Eastern Territories (RMBO) lower officer ranks M43 service hat. This very rare hat, worn by governing officials of German occupied Poland and other eastern territories, features silver bullion crown piping indicating the rank of a lower rank official. The highly stylized silver RMBO eagle is 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 $3250. More Photos

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093H9 - Reichs Ministry of the Occupied Eastern Territories (RMBO) M43 winter service hat. This very rare hat, worn by governing personnel of German occupied Poland and other eastern territories, features medium brown wool. The highly stylized off-white bevo RMBO eagle is factory machine sewn. This hat is mint having no distractions. Factory sewn to the side scallop is sheep wool that can be pulled down for added warmth. The interior is heavy padded for warmth. It is lined with cotton and maker stamped G.A. Hoffmann one of the largest suppliers of Third Reich military and political headgear. The hat is also size stamped 57 and dated 1943. Very rare. $1850. 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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083H5 - TeNo officer's visor hat by Erel. This stunning example features a stylized silver bullion officer's eagle and bullion cockade. The hat's upper body is made of high quality doeskin wool and is deep navy blue. The capband a black velvet. The crown and capband piping are aluminum denoting officer rank. There is one very minor moth nip on the right-facing side and another on the rear crown but these are miniscule and do not detract from the beauty of this very rare cap. The interior is lined with golden yellow artifical silk. The Erel rhomboid sweat diamond is complete but much of the Erel foil lettering has worn off. The officer's name tag is present in the diamond. It is illegible. The leather sweatband is double stamped with the distributor's name and location. The sweatband is also stamped with Erel's logo. The underside of the sweatband is also stamped by the distributor "Gabriel Henneberger…." The size is approximately 58. This very rare hat would be a fantastic addition to any headgear collection. $5250. 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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078H5 - SA Wehrmannshaffen M-43 cap for the Stryian region. This very rare hat is found in limited number as it was issued to SA homeguard troops in the Innsbruch area. The cap features salmon pink front and upper side material with a matching salmon pink square to which an edelweisse is applied. There is a single size stamp on the interior's cotton lining. $3,000. More Photos

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052H2 - NSKK enlisted overseas cap for the Sudwest district. This cap is constructed of high quality black wool and cut in the NSKK style with deep-cut side scallops that attach to the air-grommets by means of tiny hooks. The two aluminum front buttons feature the party eagle superimposed over a steering wheel. The NSKK was created to train qualified drivers for the Wehrmacht. The silver NSKK eagle is on a golden-yellow background indicating the wearer's district as Sudwest. This is a heavy constructed cap. There are two tiny holes on the eagle side that indicate that a badge was attached at one time. These holes are barely noticeable. The interior features high quality black cotton lining. There is no RZM tag. The two side air grommets appear to be brass that would indicate this as a pre-war made hat as brass was in short supply after the outbreak of war. A beautiful and near-mint example. $425.  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.