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Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-17
RARE LUFTWAFFE TROPICAL FIELD CAPP
This is a very rare tropical Luftwaffe field cap in blue/grey cotton, and would have been worn with the rare blue tropical uniform.
It sports its original machine embroidered eagle on matching backing, and a bevo cockade, but of which were applied by machine at time of manufacture.
The interior is lined in a light weight smooth cotton and marked "E. Reitinger, Munchen, 1943" and size stamped 56.
There are two ventilation grommets per side.
Condition: 8
SOLD


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-18
RARE TROPICAL M-40 FIELD CAP
This is a very nice locally made DAK m40 cap.
It is constructed of a light weight smooth cotton material, and is lined in a loose weave broadcloth.
The stiffener inside the bill is made from a thin metal- it can be seen on either side where small holes have worn.
There are also some rust stains as seen in the pictures.
The eagle is a well engraved aluminum, possibly made from a water bottle or mess tin; it is sewn in place through three mounting holes.
The cockade has been repurposed from a pebbled tunic button, and is held in place by an S-ring which has caused a rust stain in the lining.
Condition: 6
$ 1,420


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-19
ARMY M-40 3rd PANZERGRENADIER DIVISION TROPICAL CAP
This is a really nice, salty M40 tropical Heer cap. No depot queen here!
Not only does it show signs of its life in the field, but it has also been personalized by the addition of the insignia of the 3rd Panzergrenadier Division.
The cap is marked with an RB number, size 57, and 1943 date, which coincides with the division's deployment to southern Italy.
It retains its original insignia consisting of a machine sewn cockade and hand applied eagle.
The divisional insignia has been hand-sewn through the lining on the left side; it has been in place since its wartime application and the area beneath it is clean and dark.i
The exterior of the cap does exhibit some white marks and a few spots of green paint - it contributes to its character!
Condition: 6-7
SOLD


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-20
KREGSMARINE NCO's M-41 FIELD CAP
M41 tropical field cap as worn by Enlisted Ratings and NCO's of the Kriegsmarine.
The cap retains its original machine applied insignia and has a false turn-up which is defined be a double row of reinforced stitching.
The typical green cotton lining is marked by maker "Franz Ritter vorm. Carl Roth, Dettingen", dated 1943, and size stamped 58.
Condition: 8-9
$ 1,230


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-21
ARMY TROPICAL OVERSEAS CAP (Tropenfeldmütze)
This is a nice Heer tropical overseas cap in mint condition.
It is very well marked inside to include an RB number, size 55, and 1943 date.
It retains its originally machine sewn insignia.
Would be impossible to upgrade condition!
Condition: 8-9
SOLD


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-22
KREGSMARINE TROPICAL OFFICER'S M-41 FIELD CAP
This is a SUPER, salty officer-upgrade tropical Kriegsmarine tropical M41 field cap.
It started out life as a standard, green cotton lined issue EM's cap, and has been modified- the crown and front and back seams have been opened and re-sewn by machine.
The "upgrades" include the addition of gold metallic Russia braid around the crown seam, and replacement of the original insignia with a bullion officer's eagle and cockade.
Finally, a grosgrain ribbon has been installed as a sweatband.
The neatest thing about this cap is its field use- there is some staining on the crown, fraying of the braid, and overall wear and tear that scream "character"!
Condition: 7
SOLD


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-23
LUFTWAFFE OFFICER"S VISOR HAT.(Schirmmütze)
Luftwaffe Officer's visor cap be they prestigious manufacturer "Erel" (Roberst Lubstein).
It exhibits classic characteristics of the caps sold through the Luftwaffe "Kleiderkasse", whose markings can be seen along with the Erel markings under the sweat diamond.
It shows moderate wear and has a couple of small holes in the crown and one in the front of the sweatband.
The original insignia is hand sewn on, as is typical, through the lining.
Condition: 8
SOLD


  
Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-24
ARMY WINTER FUR CAP. (Pelzmütze)
Heer winter fur cap.
Typical construction for this style of cap, being composed of fieldgrey wool with rabbit fur covered flaps, and lined in quilted cotton.
The front flap sports an aluminum Heer cap eagle, and the interior is marked with an RB number, size 56, and a 1943 date.
Condition: 7-8
$ 330




Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-25
LUFTWAFFE EM/NCO'S TROPICAL OVERSEAS CAP. (Tropen Fliegermütze)
Light tan cotton construction cap.
The front center of the cap has a machine embroidered second pattern, tropical Luftwaffe eagle on tan cotton base and national tri-color cockade.
Both the eagle and the cockade are neatly hand stitched to the cap.
The interior of the cap is fully lined in light tan cotton.
The lining is well marked with a black manufacturers ink stamp with location and date, "WALTHER C. TOBBENS K.G. WARSCHAU 1942". Size marked 58.
Cap has been make by Jewish workers in Warschau Ghetto.
Nice cap with rare maker stamp.
Condition: 8
SOLD
Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-26
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Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-27
ARMY SIGNAL TROOPS EM/NCO'S TROPICAL OVERSEAS CAP. (Tropenfeldmütze)
Heer EM's tropical overseas cap with soutache for signals troops.
This cap was likely originally made without branch soutache, so it is probable that the soutache has been post-war applied.
Very well size and maker marked by Hans Brandt in 1942.
Condition: 8
$ 750
  
Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-28
ARMY RECONNAISSANCE TROOPS EM/NCO'S TROPICAL OVERSEAS CAP. (Tropenfeldmütze)
Heer EM's tropical overseas cap with soutache for reconnaissance troops.
This cap was likely originally made without branch soutache, so it is probable that the soutache has been post-war applied.
Very well size and maker marked by Hans Brandt in 1942.
Condition: 8
$ 750
Ref #: D-HAD-HAT-29
ARMY ADMINISTRATION OFFICER’S PRIVATE PURCHASE VISOR CAP (Schirmmütze)
Army Administration Officer’s visor cap produced in field grey wool.
Dark green wool centerband with green wool waffenfarbe piping to the top crown edge and both the top and bottom edges of the centerband.
The insignia is a combination of silvered aluminum eagle and silver oak-leaf wreath in silver/aluminum wire threads and hand embroidered.
The cap has a twisted, silver/aluminium chin cord secured in place by two small silver pebbled metal buttons.
The vulcanfiber visor is in good condition.
The interior of the cap is fully lined of green/gray rayon.
There is a rhomboid shaped clear moisture shield which has the script "Sturndruckfrei Deutsches Reichspatent" in silver and paper tag, we can read second row only Feldpostnummer 178772.
Interior also came with green leather sweatband.
The size is approximately 57-58.
Nice handsome cap in excellent condition.
Condition: 9-9.5
$ 850


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-30
RARE LUFTWAFFE TROPICAL FIELD CAP
This is a really super field-made tropical Luftwaffe field cap.
Its very well made of light weight tan cotton, both inside and out, and is machine-sewn in green thread.
It retains an original metal cap cockade, but the really special feature is the eagle, which is constructed of LEATHER!
The leather is very effectively tooled to depict the details of the eagle's feathers.
It is originally hand sewn to the cap.
The condition is pleasantly worn and soiled, but free from damage.
Condition: 6-7
$ 2,320


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-31
ARMY EM/NCO'S TROPICAL OVERSEAS CAP. (Tropenfeldmütze)
Heer EM's tropical overseas cap. Made in late 1942 by Hans Brandt.
It is likely that the green soutache (Mountain Troops) has been added post-war; other insignia appears to be period applied.
Condition: 8
$ 530
Ref #: D-HAD-HAT-32
ORTSGRUPPE LEVEL NSDAP POLITICAL LEADER'S VISOR CAP. (Dienstmütze)
Political Leader's cap futures tan-colored wool/rayon construction.
The cap features a one-piece circular crown piped in blue.
Brown velvet center band, also piped in blue along its upper and lower edges.
Brown vulcanfiber visor.
On the front of the cap stamped zinc eagle and gold anodized, stamped alloy oak-leaf wreath, encompassing a three-piece cockade.
Golden yellow, twisted cord chin strap, attached by gilt washed pebbled metal buttons.
To the interior of the cap is a brown leather sweatband.
Cap is fully lined in a gold colored silk.
Under the sweatband is the original brown and white oilcloth RZM, "Reichszeugmeisterei" (National-materiel-control-office), tag.
Approximately size 54-55.
Condition: 8-8.5
SOLD


Ref #: R-HAD-HAT-33
ARMY M-40 TROPICAL CAP
This is a great example of a later war Heer tropical M40 cap.
It remains a nice dark olive colour, and retains its original machine sewn eagle and cockade.
The eagle is unusual in that the backing has not been folded behind for the entire circumference, but instead folded into an inverted triangle- this was an expedient intended to reduce labour during production.
The red cotton interior is marked "Bayern Mutzen-Fabrik, Munchen", is dated 1944 followed by an RB number, and size 56.
The sweatband is fully intact with just a few spots of wear on the folded edge.
Condition: 7
SOLD