US Headgear and Helmets

WWII Army officer tan summer visor hat

178USH39 - WWII Army officer tan summer visor hat. Nnice example of the summer officer's service hat. $150. More Photos

Circa WWI U.S. Marine nco/enlisted bell top dress visor hat

178USH38 - Circa WWI U.S. Marine nco/enlisted bell top dress visor hat. This hat features a period EGA. The blue wool top shows areas of minor mothing. The interior displays a complete and period worn leather sweatband. The original owner's name as blurred with age. $250. More Photos

WWII U.S. Coast Guard officer's white summer visor hat

178USH37 - WWII U.S. Coast Guard officer's white summer visor hat. White removable top has area of age yellowing. Nice example of a relatively rare hat. $150. More Photos

WWII Army Tanker helmet with goggles

178USH36 - WWII Army Tanker helmet with goggles. Helmet shell and leather in excellent condtion. One minor repair to leather near one ear cup. Goggles are made by Polaroid. $650. More Photos

WWI Army officer visor hat

178USH35 - WWI Army officer visor hat. Nice example that displays well. Slight mothing on exterior crown. Evidence of glued repair to visor/body. $175. More Photos

U.S. Naval officer blue top service hat, Korean War era

178USH26 - U.S. Naval officer blue top service hat, Korean War era. Unmarked interior. Very nice sterling eagle. Perfect exterior wool top.. Clean interior. $150. More Photos

U.S. Naval officer white summer service hat made by Brooks Brothers

178USH27 - U.S. Naval officer white summer service hat made by Brooks Brothers. Excellent high quality made example by the famous Brooks Brothers of New York and Boston. Circa WWII. $$200. More Photos

Post First World War 1920 - 1930's U.S. Army officer service hat by AMES

178USH28 - Post First World War 1920 - 1930's U.S. Army officer service hat by AMES. Very minor separation at front of leather sweatband. Excellent plus, plus.. $150. More Photos

U.S. Army officer WWI visor hat by Henderson & Ames

178USH29 - U.S. Army officer WWI visor hat by Henderson & Ames. This visor hat features US Army oficer grade insignia. The upper wool body show minor age and wear as does the interior. Overall a fine example. $250. More Photos

USAAF WWII Flying Officer Cadet service visor hat with cavalry strap

178USH30 - USAAF WWII Flying Officer Cadet service visor hat with cavalry strap. Upper olive wool body is free of mothing and stains. Excellent un maker marked example. Writing on underside of visor. $125. More Photos

U.S. Army WWII dated Non-Commissioned Office/enlisted visor hat

178USH31 - U.S. Army WWII dated Non-Commissioned Office/enlisted visor hat. This hat features two-piece US Army disc insignia. Nice cavalry strap for size adjustment. Upper wool body in excellent condition. Interior shows 1944 date and Sf. Sgrt. name in New York. Minor separation in leather sweatband. $75. More Photos

U.S. Coast Guard enlisted service hat

178USH32 - U.S. Coast Guard enlisted service hat. Coast Guard ribbon tally is pinned due to separation in bow. Interior in excellent condition. $50. More Photos

U.S. Navy WWII enlisted service cap

178USH33 - U.S. Navy WWII enlisted service cap. Unmarked excellent condtion. $65. More Photos

USAF Colonel's summer weight visor hat by Bancroft Circa Korean War identified with box

178USH34 - USAF Colonel's summer weight visor hat by Bancroft Circa Korean War identified with box. The original owner was "Wild Bill" Manning which was his nickname in WWII. Manning flew 50 missions over Germany in B-17's. He was never shot down but crash landed once in England. He was in the Air Force over 20 years and retired in 1966. $125. More Photos

U.S. Marine Corps M1 helmet with side stencil

178USHEL20 - U.S. Marine Corps M1 helmet with side stencil. This M1 features the rare fibre helmet liner first introduced for combat during the Guadalcanal campaign. $1,000. More Photos

Army combat medic helmet circa WWII

178USHEL21 - Army combat medic helmet circa WWII. This helmet is out of the collection of a U.S. Army combat surgeon who collected medical related helmets and features a smooth green finish with stenciled red cross medical discs. Replaced liner. $800. More Photos

Army 1st Division Big Red 1 M1917 combat worn helmet

178USHEL19 - Army 1st Division Big Red 1 M1917 combat worn helmet. This helmet features a hand-painted divisional emblem of the "Big Red 1 '. One of the most famous of the U.S. Army Infantry divisions. English made helmet. $1250. More Photos

Army M1917 helmet with 77th Infantry Division emblem

178USHEL18 - Army M1917 helmet with 77th Infantry Division emblem Liberty hand-painted on front. Excellent combat worn example. $500. More Photos

U.S. Marine WWI M1917 helmet attached to the 3rd Army Division

178USHEL17 - U.S. Marine WWI M1917 helmet attached to the 3rd Army Division. Rare Marine helmet with hand-applied 3rd insignia. Rare. $1500. More Photos

Army WWI M1917 3rd Division helmet with insignia

178USHEL16 - Army WWI M1917 3rd Division helmet with insignia. Hand-painted 3rd Division insignia on front. Complete worn liner and chinstrap. $1,000. More Photos

U.S. Marine M1917 helmet with MSMC applied insignia

178USHEL15 - U.S. Marine M1917 helmet with MSMC applied insignia with original rough texture finish and chinstrap. $900. More Photos

Army late WWII era MP Military Police M1 helmet with liner

178USHEL14 - Army late WWII era MP Military Police M1 helmet with liner. $1,000. More Photos

Army circa WWII named helmet to 3rd Division

178USHEL13 - Army circa WWII named helmet to 3rd Division, KROFT R.G.. Helmet appears to have earlier front designation. $500. More Photos

U.S. Marine Corps post-Korean War helmet with cover

178USHEL12 - U.S. Marine Corps post-Korean War helmet with cover. Cover displays Marine camo with stenciled EGA that was never applied to USMC helmet covers during the WWII and Korean conflicts. Pre-Viet Nam.$250. More Photos

Army WWII winter camouflage medic/doctor's M1 helmet

178USHEL11 - Army WWII winter camouflage medic/doctor's M1 helmet. This helmet is out of the collection of a U.S. Army combat surgeon who collected medical related helmets. This helmet presents winter white base on the helmet's shell and hand-painted red crosses on the front, sides and rear. Standard liner is complete. $1,000. More Photos

Army M1 combat helmet with M T 27 stenciled to front

178USHEL10 - Army M1 combat helmet with M T 27 stenciled to front. Complete helmet with unknown unit designation. Possibly Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 27 or Motor Torpedo Boat 27. $1500. More Photos

Army WWII M1 combat helmet worn by a 1st Lt. of the 29th Division with netting

178USHEL9 - Army WWII M1 combat helmet worn by a 1st Lt. of the 29th Division with netting. This helmet shows good combat wear. The front features a hand-painted 1st Lieutenant's rank bar and hand-painted emblem of the 29th. The netting is original to the helmet. The rank bar at the rear identifies the helmet as being worn by an officer. The liner shows good period wear. $2500. More Photos

Army combat medic helmet circa WWII

178USHEL8 - Army combat medic helmet circa WWII. This helmet is out of the collection of a U.S. Army combat surgeon who collected medical related helmets. The rear of the helmet shows a hand-painted NCO bar.The red cross discs are hand-painted. $1000. More Photos

Army M1 helmet with net with combat netting

178USHEL6 - Army M1 helmet with net with combat netting. Helmet features hand-painted gold bar indicating rank of 2nd Lt. Has post 1945 replacement liner. $650. More Photos

Army 3rd Division M1 HELMET circa WWII

178USHEL5 - Army 3rd Division M1 HELMET circa WWII. Helmet features hand-painted emblem of the Third that was commanded by General George S Patton. The Third was instrumental in North Africa, Italy and the final drive into Germany. $1000. More Photos

Army paratroop helmet with combat netting

178USHEL4 - Army paratroop helmet with combat netting. This helmet features the chinstrap assembly for the paratroops. The chinstrap has separated on the buckle side. $3000. More Photos

Army WWI with star of 2nd Div. w/out indian head

178USHEL3 - Army WWI with star of 2nd Div. w/out indian head. Shell only. $200. More Photos

Army pre-WWII complete with liner and chinstrap

178USHEL2 - Army pre-WWII complete with liner and chinstrap. $150. More Photos

Army WWI Armor camouflage M1917 doughboy shell

178USHEL1 - Army WWI Armor camouflage M1917 doughboy shell. $150. More Photos

U.S. Marine Corps Field Grade officer forest green service visor hat

178USH25 - U.S. Marine Corps Field Grade officer forest green service visor hat. Modern era. $100. More Photos

U.S. Marine Corps officer white dress visor hat

178USH24 - U.S. Marine Corps officer white dress visor hat. Features officer two-tone EGA ( Eagle Globe & Anchor) and quatrefoil top. Modern era. Perfect condition. $100. More Photos

U.S. Air Force officer visor hat

178USH23 - U.S. Air Force officer visor hat. Korean War era. By Airmaster. $100. More Photos

U.S. Navy officer white summer service hat

178USH22 - U.S. Navy officer white summer service hat. Circa World War II vintage. Shows light soiling to top. $175. More Photos

U.S. Army officer service hat

178USH21 - U.S. Army officer service hat. Beaver fur cover. Has cavalry strap for size adjustment. Unknown maker. Light mothing. World War II vintage. $150. More Photos

USAAF Officer crusher hat by Surefit

178USH20 - USAAF Officer crusher hat by Surefit. World War II summer khaki. - $300. More Photos

U.S. Navy blue winter service hat

178USH19 - U.S. Navy blue winter service hat. Circa Korean War. Named to Lucente by Bancroft. $175. More Photos

U.S. Army Air Corps crusher by Bancroft Flighter

178USH18 - U.S. Army Air Corps crusher by Bancroft Flighter. Complete and in excellent condition. $275. More Photos

U.S. Navy white summer service hat by Art Craft

178USH17 - U.S. Navy white summer service hat by Art Craft. Circa World War II. $200. More Photos

U.S. Marine officer khaki service visor hat

178USH16 - U.S. Marine officer khaki service visor hat. Viet Nam ear. Named to Anglin. $125. More Photos

U.S. Naval Aviation officer forest green service hat

178USH15 - U.S. Naval Aviation officer forest green service hat. Named to Nagy. Circa World War II. $300. More Photos

U.S. Marine Corps officer service hat

178USH14 - U.S. Marine Corps officer service hat. Forest green winter. Features quatrefoil on crown. Post 1945 era. Named. $250. More Photos

U.S. Navy officer khaki service visor hat

178USH13 - U.S. Navy officer khaki service visor hat. Circa World War II. Named made by Bancroft. $200. More Photos

U.S. Maine Corps Field Grade officer service visor hat

178USH12 - U.S. Maine Corps Field Grade officer service visor hat . Features embroidered oak leaves on visor and quatrefoil design on crown. $250. More Photos

U.S. Marine Corps NCO/enlisted tan summer visor hat circa Viet Nam

178USH1 - U.S. Marine Corps NCO/enlisted tan summer visor hat circa Viet Nam. $100. More Photos

U.S. Marine nco/enlisted service visor hat

178USH2 - U.S. Marine nco/enlisted service visor hat. Forest green. Circa World War. $250. More Photos

U.S. Navy officer gray cover visor hat

178USH3 - U.S. Navy officer gray cover visor hat. Named and dated 1942. $200. More Photos

U.S. Marine nco/enlisted modern era forest green green visor hat

178USH5 - U.S. Marine nco/enlisted modern era forest green green visor hat. $50. More Photos

U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer khaki / blue top visor hat

178USH6 - U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer khaki / blue top visor hat. Circa World War 11 named to NCO serving on USS Los Angeles. $100. More Photos

U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer white summer visor hat

178USH7 - U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer white summer visor hat. Partial name. Circa World War II. $100. More Photos

U.S. Navy officer white summer service hat

178USH8 - U.S. Navy officer white summer service hat. Circa 1918. $350. More Photos

U.S. Marine Field Grade Officer khaki top visor hat

178USH9 - U.S. Marine Field Grade Officer khaki top visor hat. Features embroidered bullion oak leaves on visor and quatrefoil on crown. Circa Korean War by Bancroft. $200. More Photos

U.S. Navy officer khaki summer visor hat by Bancroft

178USH10 - U.S. Navy officer khaki summer visor hat by Bancroft. Circa World War II. $200. More Photos

U.S. Army officer visor service hat

178USH11 - U.S. Army officer visor service hat. Circa World War I. Displays period wear and age. $250. More Photos

World War II U.S. Army M1 combat helmet with original field goggles

161USHEL2 - World War II U.S. Army M1 combat helmet with original field goggles.. This complete helmet features its original pair of field goggles that were worn by the veteran in combat. There is a distinct outline of shading where the goggles have been for the past 65 plus years. The olive drab paint appears to have a light camo finish This fixed bale helmet is of earlier construction. The veteran's widow sold the helmet to a local collector with the goggles attached. $1,250. More Photos

World War II U.S. Army M1 combat helmet with acorn unit insignia

161USHEL1 - World War II U.S. Army M1 combat helmet with acorn unit insignia and net cover. This complete helmet features a hand-painted acorn unit design on the liner and steel shell. The fixed bale helmet is of earlier construction. The complete net cover is complete and original to this helmet. $1,250. More Photos

U.S. Army World War II M1 Helmet with Westinghouse high pressure plastic liner

159USHEL2 - U.S. Army World War II M1 Helmet with Westinghouse high pressure plastic liner. This shell displays the standard rough texture olive drab finish. The short jacket faetures two pleated and scalloped breast pockets. The interior features an unissued Westinghouse liner with canvas webbing and leather sweatband. $300. More Photos

U.S. Army World War II M1 helmet with original netting and rare St. Clair liner

159USHEL1 - U.S. Army World War II M1 helmet with original netting and rare St. Clair liner. This helmet is a perfect example of the M1 fixed bale helmet with its original string netting cover. The helmet is complete with leather chinstrap .The interior displays the standard canvas webbing with leather sweatband configuration inside the shell. The St. Clairliner is stamped in yellow in the dome. $800. More Photos

U.S. Army Air Corps. officer crusher by Bancroft Flighter

159USH1 - U.S. Army Air Corps. officer crusher by Bancroft " Flighter". This dark brown gabardine wool cap features the officer's gilded screwback eagle and was typically worn by aircrew officers. A " cavalry" backstrap is affixed with the two gillded capband buttons. This allowed for size adjustment. This popular hat was constructed to allow the cap to b e folded and worn for comfort to allow the officers to wear their headphone equipment. The medium brown leather visor and chincord are in mint condition. The exterior is in perfect condition. The interior shows normal discoloration of the top lining. The leather sweatband is complete and marked "Flighter by Bancroft". $350. More Photos

U.S. Army Air Corps. officer crusher Commander, Styled by Willis

159USH2 - U.S. Army Air Corps. officer crusher "Commander, Styled by Willis". This dark brown gabardine wool cap features the officer's gilded screwback eagle and was typically worn by aircrew officers. A " cavalry" backstrap is affixed with the two gillded capband buttons. This allowed for size adjustment. This popular hat was constructed to allow the cap to be folded and worn for comfort to allow the officers to wear their headphone equipment. There are two ventilation grommets on each side. The brown leather visor and chincord are in mint condition. The underside of the visor is marked with the officer's initials "M.E.A".The exterior is in perfect condition. The interior shows normal discoloration of the top lining. The leather sweatband is complete and marked"E-Z CUSHION" and "ANILINE FINISH". $250. More Photos

World War I U.S. Army officer's  Model 1912 Garrison hat by Jacob Reed's Sons

159USH3 - World War I U.S. Army officer's Model 1912 Garrison hat by Jacob Reed's Sons, Philadelphia. This olive drab brown wool visor hat features darkened bronze officer cut-out insignia above a ribbed moire wool capband. The leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two darkened eagle motif buttons. There are two metal ventilation grommets on the underside of the upper body. The interior is stamped with the Jacob Reed's Sons, Philadelphia maker's stamp. $300. More Photos

World War I U.S. WWI Army nco/enlisted M1912 Garrison hat

159USH4 - World War I U.S. WWI Army nco/enlisted M1912 Garrison hat. . This olive drab wool visor hat features darkened bronze nco/enlisted circular disc with the U.S. eagle above a plain wool capband. The leather chinstrap is secured to the capband by two darkened eagle motif buttons. The leather visor displays wear along the trim. There is one very miniscule moth nip at the top rear of the hat. There are two metal ventilation grommets on the underside of the upper cap body. The plain interior features a complete leather sweatband that shows wear at the rear. The cotton lined crown has the original size 6 7/8 tag. $275. More Photos

US Cap Insignia, Vanguard V21,Desire, Faith & Effort

133USH17 - US Military Academy cap insignia , Vanguard V21,Desire, Faith & Effort $40. More Photos

branch insignia for tank units prior to WWII

133USH15 - branch insignia for tank units prior to WWII. Price $45 a piece . More Photos

A US Army Civil hat insignia

133USH1 - A US Army Civil hat insignia. $50. More Photos

World War II United States Army officer's visor hat

1011HUS1 - World War II United States Army officer's visor hat. This officer's hat is constructed of beaver fur. The cap has a flexible leather visor. The gilt insignia is the earlier first style with a larger eagle and "V" shaped. There is a "cavalry strap" of brown patent leather affixed to the side buttons and support by a hook in the back for size adjustment. The weather proof interior is in excellent condition and displays the New York maker's name "KNOX". $175. More Photos

American 1880 model dress cavalry helmet with gold horse hair plume

1011ush2 - American 1880 model dress cavalry helmet with gold horse hair plume. This helmet features a U.S. Army brass frontplate that displays excellent detail. The black patent leather chinstrap is secured to the helmet body by two brass buttons with crossed sabers indicating cavalry. The interior indicates the helmet as being issued by the presence of the original owner's cloth nametag with the name "Archer" written on it. Helmet is in excellent condition. The cords and tassels have been added for display and come with the helmet. $975. More Photos

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091us-h1 - U.S. Army M1 helmet with War Crimes Tribunal insignia. This M1 with liner and chinstrap features hand-painted shield insignia worn by the guards assigned to the Nuremburg Trials. This helmet shows light wear to the olive green painted finish The hand-painted shield are excellent renderings of the famous insignia that feature the Scales of Justice. Very rare. $2995. More Photos

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088HUS2 - 7TH Naval Beach Battalion "D-Day" helmet. On June 6, 1944 the 7th Naval Beach Battalion was assigned a number of responsibilities including directing landing craft traffic. The Battalion suffered heavy casualties along with the regular landing forces. This helmet features the characteristic gray stripe running along the rim with the red bridge over USN 7. This swivel bale helmet comes with liner. This helmet was purchased from the collection of the late John Coy of Orgeon, IL., prior to his death. $7,000. More Photos

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