US Headgear

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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