German Headgear

Heer

Army double decal M35 by Eisenhutten-Thale

218H1 - Army double decal M35 by Eisenhutten-Thale. This excellent example features the Heer adler and the national escutcheon shield. Each shield retains upwards of 90% of it design. The smooth dark field gray paint finish was introduced prior to the production of the model 1940 model helmet. The exterior finish presents light period wear. The interior retains its complete leather liner stamped size 54. On the left side of the apron is stamped the maker and shell size ET62. Along the back on the apron is stamped the production number 4082 that indicates it was probably produced sometime during 1938 after switching from the “apple-green” finish. The dome stamp is evident but has faded. The leather chinstrap has shortened but what remains of the maker’s stamp can still be seen. Overall an excellent example. $3500.  More Photos

Army medical officer visor hat by Peter Kuppers (Pekuro)

2011H1 - Army medical officer visor hat by Peter Kuppers (Pekuro). This Army medical officer's visor hat would be hard to upgrade. The hat features cornflower blue crown and capband piping. The officer quality feldgrau wool is free of mother and stains as is the capband. The chincords are an excellent fit to the hat which is always nice to see, The interior is lined with gray artificial silk. The celluloid sweat diamond is incomplete. The full leather sweatband shows light period wear. Between the leather sweatband and capband is a black velvet dividing strip of material that was patented by Pekuro. $950  More Photos

Army M40 Q64 with remnants of winter camouflage

205H8 - Named Army single decal transitional M18 helmet. A fine example of an Army reconditioned M18 featuring a age-yellowed Wehrmacht decal. The field gray smooth finish displays hand brushed-strokes. The decal at first appearance looks Kriegsmarine but closer examination reveals it is a yellowed army. The cracked chinstrap looks original to the helmet. The interior displays a full leather liner with drawstring. The side apron is stamped ET66, a large size. The rear displays the hand-painted name Lechleitner. $1850.  More Photos

Army M40 Q64 with remnants of winter camouflage

205H4 - Army Czech converted. Following the Annexation of Czechoslovakia in 1938 much of the Czech military surplus was repurposed by the Wehrmacht. Included and most notable were the less-than-sturdy Skoda tanks and these Czech Army helmets. This black painted shell features a Wehrmacht eagle on the left side. The black exterior finish and eagle display period use. The interior is lined with five separate cloth pads. The leather chinstrap features a split chin design for fit and comfort. $950.  More Photos

Army M40 Q64 with remnants of winter camouflage

205H3 - Army M40 Q64 with remnants of winter camouflage. Helmet features sporadic remnants of period applied winter white-wash camouflage. The exterior shell presents wear to the original field gray finish indicating serious use. The interior features a complete leather liner stamped Q64 and a production number DN525. $2500.  More Photos

Army M35 double decal helmet by NS64

205H2 - Army M35 double decal helmet by NS64 with national escutcheon decal removed. This helmet features a smooth dark green/gray finish with the Wehrmacht eagle on the left side. The national escutcheon has been removed per 1940 regulations. The interior retains its original complete leather liner with drawstring. The liner is stamped with the size 55. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production run number E13. $1950.  More Photos

Army artillery named Oberfahnrich visor hat

201H2 - Army artillery named Oberfahnrich visor hat. Hat features matching eagle and kokarde insignia. Upper doeskin wool body free of mothing and stains. Interior nicely maker marked and named with rank. Artificial silk lining complete. Artificial leather sweatband displays wear. $700.  More Photos

Army officer M43 Einheitsfeldmutze

1911H8 Army officer M43 Einheitsfeldmutze. This superb early example of an officer's M43 features machine sewn two-piece insignia. This was standard construction prior to the implementation of the more commonly seen trapezoid. The hat's exterior is in near perfect condition having no mothing, wear or stains. The interior is lined with artificial silk and size stamped 57. $1200.  More Photos

199H2 Army medical M38 field cap. This hat features factory-applied cornflower blue Waffenfarb indicating attachment to a medical unit. There is one minor spot of discoloration along a side panel. The interior is nicely stamped with the maker, size 57 and the date 40. The original owner affixed a safety pin on the crown in order to pinch the hat and give it a jaunty appearance. $500.  More Photos

199H1 Army NCO/Enlisted Infantry visor hat. Dated 1938. This hat features aluminum national eagle and matching kokarde. Exterior feldgrau wool is free of mothing and stains. Green wool felt cap band in excellent condition. White Waffenfarb indicates infantry. The interior has an orange oilcloth lining that is free of tears. Rhomboid sweat diamond is fully intact. Complete leather sweatband displays normal wear. Underneath the sweatband is the 1938 date and maker stamp. $650.  More Photos

197H1 Model 1918 Trench Helmet, refurbished per 1940 guidelins. Textured field-grey paint approximately 80 percent intact, eagle decal has minor chipping and partial stain. M31 liner, drawstring and chinstrap appear original to the helmet and show moderate wear. No dents or cracks in the dome. size 64 shell $900.  More Photos

Army tropical sun helmet 1942 dated

191H1 - Army tropical sun helmet 1942 dated. Exterior wool felt in excellent condition. Interior has two areas of minor breaks in red felt liner. Underside of sweatband nicely marked with maker, size 56 and date 1942. $400. More Photos

Army M43 NCO/enlisted einheitsfeldmutze

178H7 - Army M43 NCO/enlisted einheitsfeldmutze. I enjoy inspecting these late war produced hats. This hat features a neatly hand-sewn trapizoid. The coarse late war wool is in excellent worn condition. The interior reveals a black ribbed cotton/rayon blend lining and a partial leather sweatband. The underside of the visor is lined with dark green cotton fabric. The size 59 is lightly stamped. $750. More Photos

Army Infantry officer visor hat

179H5 - Army Infantry officer visor hat. Features white crown and capband waffenfarbe indicating attachment to an infantry unit. The upper field gray wool body presents very minor mothing. The interior is lined with artiifical crème colored silk. The name Eberhardt is inserted into the complete celluloid sweat diamond. Shows light period wear. Excellent display. $1200.. More Photos

Army medical officer crusher hat

179H2 - Army medical officer crusher hat. This crusher features all silver officer’s flatwite insignia and cornflower blue crown and capband waffenfarbe. The visor is leather and displays a normal condition for a crusher hat. The interior lining presents normal us age and age. The maker’s rhomboid sweat diamond is gone with time. $1500.. More Photos

Published very rare Army General crusher Old Style hat by Leparo

1611SO10 - Published very rare Army General crusher "Old Style hat by Leparo ( Leonhard Paulig ). This exact same general's crusher is pictured in author Gary Wilkins book, " THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO CLOTH THIRD REICH MILITARY HEADGEAR", published by Shiffer , Altgen, PA. Military History. Copyright 2002, p. 119 ( interior view) with the Foreward provided by Bill Shea. This hat features gold bullion thread crown and capband piping. The silver flatwire eagle and wreathed kokarde identify the cap as being manufactured prior to 1943 when general ranks cap presented gold colored insignia. The hat's upper body is constructed of fine Tricot ribbed wool. The capband is standard green felt wool. The leather visor exhibits normal age crazing. The interior displays a celluloid sweatshield diamond identifying Leparo as the maker. The sweatband's leather complete. The cap is lined with gray rayon and displays minor age and wear. $10,999. More Photos

Army officer Pionier ( Engineer, combat) M38 sidecap

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

Army officer Gebirgsjager M38 sidecap

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

Army NCO/enlisted M43

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

Army officer M43

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

Army Panzer officer crusher style visor hat

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

Army M43 Einheitsfeldmutze for NCO/enlisted men

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

Army M42 with chickenwire

178HEL4 - Army M42 with chickenwire. This helmet is in near mint condition. I believe the chickenwire to be postwar added. The helmet has a compete leather liner. The maker code is stamped on the rear of the apron along with the production run number. $700. More Photos

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171HEL1 - Army M40 single decal named to Uffr. Drebenstredt. This is a good original combat M40. The decal is in excellent condition with the finish having the circa 1940 semi-rough texture paint. The interior shows matching wear and use as the exterior. The foundry code is faintly stamped along the rim along with the batch number. The original owner wrote his name on the liner Uffz. Drebenstedt. $1100. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist

1412HEL2 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist. This helmet features a combat worn Wehrmacht adler. The smooth surface field gray finish displays normal period wear fpr a combat worn helmet. The interior reveals the original liner and chinstrap. The liner is stamped size 56. The left side apron is stamped Q64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the very low production run number DN116. $750. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet by ET

1412HEL1 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a combat worn Wehrmacht adler. The smooth surface field gray finish displays normal period wear fpr a combat worn helmet. The interior revelas the original liner and chinstrap missing its end. The left side apron is stamped ET66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the very low production run number 317. $850. More Photos

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087H7 - Army officer's double decal aluminum parade dress helmet .This is the one! The light green finish shows only most minor of age and wear. The decals are 100%. The "lug" air vents make this helmet outstanding and very rare. The saddle brown quick-release chinstrap add a higher quality of sophistication to the appearance of this very rare piece. The interior features a padded dome with the liner perforated at the front. The liner is separated from the shell by four (4) cork pads. The size 58 is also marked on the liner. Highly collectible and very rare! $6760. More Photos

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087H6 - Army officer's double decal aluminum parade dress helmet. This helmet features a 100% eagle decal and about a 90+ % national escutcheon on a light green matte finish. The surface shows normal wear with very minor loss of finish. The chinstrap is the quick-release variety in excellent condition. The interior features a complete liner worn but also in excellent condition. The size 61 (large) is stamped on a rear tongue. An excellent example and ready for parade. $4900.  More Photos

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087H5 - Army (Heer) general's or Navy(?) officer's double decal "vulcanfiber" parade dress helmet. I have to admit that I'm a bit stumped by the golden color of this decal. It may very well be Kriegsmarine. Regardless, this is a very rare Third Reich helmet. The helmet is double decal with both being 100%. The light green parade finish is about 100%. The screened vent air grommets are a nice rare to see. The only each side of the helmet shows cracks that extend from the bottom of the skirt's edge up into the decals for ½ inch. The interior features the Robert Lubstein label on a black padded dome. The leather liner is also stamped with the Robert Lubstein name. There are perforated initials punched near the Lubstein imprint - SB. Also there are a series of numbers handwritten along the back of the liner. The initials DRP are stamped along the inside skirt but judging from the finish and decals I sincerely doubt if this stands for Deutches Reichs Post. This very rare helmet displays well. $4250.  More Photos

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087H4 - Army (Heer) officer's double decal aluminum parade helmet. This excellent example features a mint eagle and near mint national escutcheon. The early, smooth pea green finish shows occasional wear to the finish revealing the aluminum sheel. The chinstrap is the "quick-release" variety showing minor age cracking but it is intact and pliable. There are a couple of very minor indentations to the shell's crown. These do not detract from the overall appearance or desirability of this rare piece. The interior features the original liner with four (4) cork pads that separate the shell from the liner. The helmet's size is stamped on the liner "58". These light weight helmets were worn primarily by officers for parades. Rare! $4500. More Photos

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SS Headgear

SS-VT panzer overseas cap

208H1 - SS Dachau Panzer M43. This unissued example features high quality black wool with a cardboard underside of the visor. This is a standard identifying feature of these Dachau- made hats. The front presents a Black WS eagle and skull machine-sewn trapezoid. The exterior is totally free of mothing and stains. The interior displays hbt material lining that is also commonly seen used in these hats. The size is stamped 58. Perfect. $2500. More Photos

SS-VT panzer overseas cap

1911H5 - SS-VT panzer overseas cap. This example featuring a front SS eagle and skull button was the transition between the black overseas cap with the side eagle on triangle cloth base and the more commonly seen M40 cap with the front bevo eagle and Totenkopf. The high quality wool is flawless. The totenkof button is sewn on rather than affixed with a ring. The interior is lined with silver gray artificial silk with a black SS RZM tag. $3000.  More Photos

1810HEL4 -Waffen SS M40 single decal helmet by Quist. This size 66 shell displays a semi-rough dark field gray finish. The runics shield is in excellent condition an shows light period combat wear. The interior presents a complete leather liner stamped size 58. The side apron is stamped Q66 with the production run number at the rear shown as IN280. $6,250.  More Photos

1810HEL2 -Waffen SS/SD M34 medium duty light weight helmet. This un-issued helmet displays a smooth apple green finish. The two decals reflect the overall condition being un-issued. This near perfect example presents a pristine interior with the leather liner being stamped 58. The helmet has a quick-release chinstrap. $5,500.  More Photos

186H11 - Waffen SS field gray fez. The field gray fez was worn in the field by the Handschar division that was engaged primarily in antipartisan warfare in Yugoslavia. The fez presents the large type bevo style skull and standard machine woven SS eagle. All insignia is properly factory sewn. Unissued condition. $2450.  More Photos

Waffen SS officer M43

- Waffen SS officer M43. This officer M43 was unquestionably "field worn" as evidenced by the wear exhibited. The factory applied crown piping presents the hat as having been worn during combat operations. The front SS skull and side eagle are the machine woven enlisted variety as commonly used on officer M40 and M43 field hats. Under the side panels is the strip of cloth that was used to secure the panels over the ears during cold weather conditions. The side fold-down panels are secured at the front with two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior displays a partial leather sweatband embossed 'QUALITATS MARKE". The interior is lined with tan cotton blend material and is size stamped "60". $4500. More Photos

Waffen SS nco visor hat

178H1 - Waffen SS nco visor hat. The Kleiderklasse hat is represents a textbook example of a mint un-issued visor. The SS adler and totenkopf are insignia that retain almost 100% of their original silver finish. The upper wool body is free of mothing, tears and stains. The black leather chinstrap is in the SS style having two buckles. The black wool capband is perfect. The black vulcanfiber visor is , likewise, free of cracks and signs of poor storage. The interior is lined with artificial silk retaining its complete celluloid sweat shield. Inserted into the sweatshield is the original paper size tag. The size 58 is a medium. This pristine hat would be near impossible to upgrade. $6750. More Photos

Waffen SS officer M43

173H1 - Waffen SS officer M43. This fine example features a factory machine sewn trapezoid. The ribbed twill wool body is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The two side fold-down panels are joined at the front by two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with artificial silk. The lining displays light wear as evidenced by the perspiration staining along the circumference and crown. The size is 57 cm. $4500. More Photos

Waffen SS M42  with machine magnetic ( steel) ventilation grommets

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

Waffen SS M42 camouflage field cap with machine sewn ventilation grommets

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

Unobtainable Allgemeine Schutzstaffel führer tuchmütze

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

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

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

Waffen SS officer's M40 overseas cap

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

Waffen SS officer's schirmutze

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

Waffen SS officer M43 visor field cap

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

Waffen SS officer’s M43 einheitzfeldmutze

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

Waffen SS NCO/enlisted visor hat

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

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Luftwaffe Headgear

Luftwaffe NCO/enlisted 1938 dated Nachtrichten (Signals) visor hat

218H3 - Luftwaffe NCO/enlisted 1938 dated Nachtrichten (Signals) visor hat. This perfect example features copper brown crown and capband waffenfarbe denoting attachment to a Signals unit. The exterior Luftwaffe blue wool is in perfect condition being free of mothing and stains. The black ribbed mohair capband is also free of mothing and stains. The black visor displays normal light age. And is in near perfect condition. The lacquered leather chinstrap is also in perfect condition. The 2nd style aluminum eagle and winged kokarde are the standard insignia worn on this hat. The interior is lined with copper coloured oilcloth cotton. The rhomboid sweat diamond is complete. Beneath the sweat diamond is stamped the maker’s name Kurschner u. Mutzenmacher Genossenschaft, Rheinland-Westfallen. The size 54 and the 1938 date also appear. The front perforated leather sweatband is complete and free of any breaks in the leather. Beneath the leather sweatband is stamped the unit, location and date. An outstanding example. $650.  More Photos

Very rare Luftwaffe officer crusher by Paul Kaps

218H2 - Very rare Luftwaffe officer crusher by Paul Kaps. I’ve only seen two of these previously and one was in a book. This crusher features standard Luftwaffe officer crown and capband aluminum piping and bullion insignia. Also present is the officer aluminum chincord. This cap made by Paul Kaps is a true crusher and not a “50 Missions” visor made to look like a crusher. The lacquered leather visor and capband are fully pliable with the capband being made with lacquered buckram rather than the normal pasteboard that provides a stiffer support and shape.. The interior is lined with black rayon and is fainted stamped with the Paul Kaps logo. The cap retains its complete gray leather sweatband with an embossed KAPS maker’s name. $2500.  More Photos

Luftwaffe winter Pelzmutze by Berolina

199H3 - Luftwaffe winter Pelzmutze by Berolina. Mint unissued. Size 59. Textbook example. $600.  More Photos

Luftwaffe M42 helmet by NS

191H2 - Luftwaffe M42 helmet by NS . Decal rates 100%. Large size liner stamped 61. Original leather liner with drawstring and chinstrap. $850. More Photos

188H1 -Luftwaffe enlisted overseas cap. Cap features embroidered 2nd pattern Luftwaffe eagle and kokarde. Interior shows normal period wear. $399.  More Photos

Luftwaffe LKpW101 Winter flight helmet with avionics by Siemens

1711H4 - Luftwaffe LKpW101 Winter flight helmet with avionics by Siemens. Perfect example of Luftwaffe flight helmet complete with throat microphone and electrical plug attachment. Wool fleece lined with Siemens cloth tag. $600. More Photos

Luftwaffe winter flying helmet without avionics with flying goggles

1711H5 - Luftwaffe winter flying helmet without avionics with flying goggles. Leather is in fine condition with wool fleece lining. A single cloth tag is stitched to the lining. $550. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer M43

162H5 - Luftwaffe officer M43. This hat features aluminum crown piping. The two piece insignia is factory handsewn displaying enlisted embroidered quality. The two side panels are joined at the front with two pebbled aluminum buttons as worn by officers. The interior displays light period use and is lined with blue rayon . The top of the interior is stamped but this is illegible. $900. More Photos

Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43

162H6 - Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43. This hat features light weight late war wool. The trapezoid insignia is factory machine sewn. The two side panels are joined at the front with two pebbled buttons as worn by officers. The interior displays light period use and is lined with blue rayon . The top of the interior is stamped size 58. $600. More Photos

Luftwaffe nco/enlisted M43 einheitsfeldmutze

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

Luftwaffe Hermann Goring Fallschirm-Panzer  Division officer M43 field hat

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

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093H3 - Luftwaffe M35 double decal aluminum parade helmet. This large size helmet features a Luftwaffe blue finish with a 100% eagle decal and a near 100% national tricolor shield. The interior features a standard eight tongue liner stamped size 61. The apron is stamped ET68. It would be easy to imagine this beautiful piece being worn in an April 20th parade. Very rare. $4500. More Photos

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089H9 - Luftwaffe M40 combat helmet with burlap camo cover. This rare camouflage helmet features period attached string netting with burlap interwoven as a cover. The Luftwaffe eagle is visible beneath the burlap. The interior shows normal wear with a complete liner. A partial chinstrap remains. The liner shows the owner's initials as "E.H.". The apron is marked ET64 with the batch number 941. This is a great combat worn piece. $4850. More Photos

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Kriegsmarine Headgear

Kriegsmarine coastal artillery NCO/enlisted M43 Einheitsfeldmutze

1911H2 - Kriegsmarine coastal artillery NCO/enlisted M43 Einheitsfeldmutze. This m43 hat features factory machine sewn two-piece naval eagle and kokarde. The field gray wool M43 was worn by coastal artillery personnel. The interior is lined with brown/tan cotton material and size stamped 56. $850. More Photos

Kriegsmarine officer Bordmutze sidecap with edelweiss

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

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

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

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Civil & Political Headgear

Zolldienst officer’s visor hat by Erel

218H4 - Zolldienst officer’s visor hat by Erel. This fine example features the stylized Zolldienst (Customs) eagle and kokarde. The feldgrau wool is in perfect condition having no mothing or stains. The green wool felt capband is free of mothing. The crown and capband waffenfarbe is dark green as was worn by the Customs service. The aluminum officer’s chincords are interspersed with flecks of gray that is also characteristic of the Customs service. The interior is lined with golden/yellow artificial silk. The rhomboid celluloid shield with the Erel maker’s logo is fully intact indicating “STANDARD” quality condition and size 54. The leather sweatband is fully intact and displays normal period wear. $750.  More Photos

1st pattern NSKK leather crash helmet

217H5 - 1st pattern NSKK leather crash helmet. This black leather covered crash helmet features the 1st style NSKK eagle. The helmet was designed for wear while riding motorcycles and worn for parade purposes. The exterior leather is in excellent condition. The black leather neck guard does show minor age cracking where the guard connects to the upper helmet. The interior is lined with tan leather with a padded crown. The leather is stamped size 61 ( a large size) along with the RZM maker, ‘11M50 . Under the leather liner is a machine sewn NSKK RZM tag. $1200.  More Photos

Reichsarbeitdienst (RAD) officer sidecap

217H4 - Reichsarbeitdienst (RAD) officer sidecap. This cap features handsewn bullion officer insignia. The crown and front scallop display factory applied aluminum piping. The exterior RAD brown wool body is in near mint condition. The interior displays a partial leather sweatband often seen in officer sidecaps. The lining is comprised of two materials with the crown being copper-brown artificial silk. The lining is unmarked by the size is 59-60 mm. $700.  More Photos

Rare Org. Todt officer overseas cap

217H3 - Rare Org. Todt officer overseas cap. This is the first example of a Todt 0fficer’s overseas cap ever offered by Oakleaf in twenty years. The cap features handsewn factory applied machine woven Org. Todt insignia as evidenced by having brown base material. The officer rank is denoted by the addition of crown and scallop aluminum piping. The brown wool exterior is free of mothing and stains. The brown cotton interior is well marked with the maker, size 59 and dated 1942. There is also a single Org. Todt, Wiesbaden stamp. This cap is in mint, unissued condition. $750.  More Photos

Polizei Gendarmerie nco/enlisted visor hat

217H2 - Polizei Gendarmerie nco/enlisted visor hat by Ludwig Vogele, Karlsruhe. This fine example features orange waffenfarbe indicating Gendarmerie use. The Polizei green upper wool body is totally free of mothing and stains. Under the upper body fold above the brown wool felt capband are two screened ventilation grommets (missing one grommet). The insignia presents aluminum kokarde and wreathed Polizei eagle. The black chinstrap is in excellent condition having no breaks in the leather. The black vulcanfiber visor displays normal age crazing but this does not detract from the near mint exterior. The interior features the Ludwig Vogele, Karlsruhe maker’s logo on the intact celluloid sweat diamond and size stamped 59 1/2. The lining is tan cotton. The leather sweatband is complete and free of separations. Near mint example. $1150.  More Photos

NSKK subordinate kepi

217H1 - NSKK subordinate kepi. This kepi features handsewn silver flatwire insignia Beneath the insignia is an aluminum NSKK button. The upper panel is black being the standard color. The brown leather chinstrap displays normal age-related wear. The brown wool exterior is totally free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with brown cotton. The crown is weather resistant oilcloth. The celluloid sweat diamond is fully intact. Beneath the complete leather sweatband is the RZM tag. $1200.  More Photos

Luftschutz gladiator style helmet

213H1 - Luftschutz gladiator style helmet. This helmet features a large front Luftschutz decal. The exterior shell displays normal period use and is free of dents and rust. The interior presents its original chinstrap and liner. The rear apron shows the liner size 59 along with words, "Sales/Distribution approved in accordance to the Luftschutz air protection act." $400.  More Photos

Police M34 double decal helmet

2011H3 - Police M34 double decal helmet. This fine helmet displays both the police and swastika decals in excellent condition. The black exterior paint has held well of the years. The original leather chinstrap is fully intact. The interior presents a complete liner with intact crown leather pad. The rear of the helmet is maker stamped. The leather liner is size stamped 57. $400  More Photos

Political visor-Gau level

2011H2 - Political visor-Gau level. This stunning example features wine colored crown piping indicating NSDAP service at the Gaul level. This hat displays excellent gilt state political eagle and political kokarde. The wool upper hat body and capband are free of mothing and stains. The interior displays standard brown cotton oilcloth lining with a complete celluloid diamond in which the size 57 tag has been inserted. Underneath the leather sweatband is the expected RZM tag. An excellent example of a rarer hat. $1800.  More Photos

M40 Polizei double decal combat worn helmet by EF

205H7 - M40 Polizei double decal combat worn helmet by EF. Excellent example of a combat worn helmet that retains 85% of each decal. The interior leather liner is complete the original drawstring. The leather is marked with what appears to be the initials of the original owner. The side apron is stamped EF. The rear apron is stamped I59. $1150.  More Photos

Early Kreisleiter level Political Leader’s hat

203H1 - Early Kreisleiter level Political Leader’s hat. This Kreis level visor displays black crown piping indicative of the political level. The camel colored wool is in excellent condition having no stains or mothing. The Havana brown leather visor presents minor age creasing but looks great with this hat. The capband also is in excellent condition having no stains or mothing. The chincords are cello as this material came into use around 1938. The large political eagle shows a copper color having lost its gilt finish over time. The NSDAP kokarde is the early style without the side wreath. The interior shows light use in this private purchase hat. The size is approximately a medium 57/58. $1750. More Photos

Rare Polizei Gebirgs officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze

177H5 -- Rare Polizei Gebirgs officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze. This rare hat features the proper police blue/green wool as one would like to see in Polizei uniform articles. The front displays a machine sewn hexagon Polizei insignia. The crown displays aluminum officer piping. On the left side of the side panel is an edelweiss indicating wear by an officer attached to a mountain unit. The interior is lined with gray/green cotton and stamped size 56. $1500. More Photos

Hitler Youth Leader visor hat

1610H1 - 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 is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with copper brown cotton material. The complete sweatband is artificial leather and free of separations.. Under the celluloid diamond sweatshield is a single size tag 58. Under the sweatband is an RZM tag. Rare.3750.00. More Photos

Polizei Gendarme side cap

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

Polizei Gendarmerie NCO/Enlisted Bergmützen field cap

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

Rare Gendarmerie (Rural ) Polizei nco/enlisted M43

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

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. $750. 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

Luftschutz gladiator style helmet complete with original chinstrap and leather liner

178HEL8 - Luftschutz gladiator style helmet complete with original chinstrap and leather liner. Nicely stamped on rear apron. $475. More Photos

Polizei M42 double decal combat helmet by EF

178HEL12 - Polizei M42 double decal combat helmet by EF. This helmet features the Polizei and party shields. Both display well and show normal period wear. The interior presents a complete leather liner. EF is stamped on the left side of the apron with the production run num,ber at the rear. Someone wrote a name in marker postwar. $1200. More Photos

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