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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 2nd model tropical sun helmet JHS

1711H9 - Army 2nd model tropical sun helmet JHS. This sun helmet features original to the helmet Wehrmacht and national escutcheon shields. The sun helmet's exterior is comprised of dark olive felt wool covering pressed cork. The original leather trim border and chinstrap are in excellent condition. The interior present a complete pliable leather sweatband. The underside of the sweatband is stamped size 55 and dated 1942. $400. More Photos

Army 2nd model tropical sun helmet made by R& M WEGENER

1711H8 - Army 2nd model tropical sun helmet made by R& M WEGENER. This sun helmet features original to the helmet Wehrmacht and national escutcheon shields. The sun helmet's exterior is comprised of six tan cotton panels over pressed cork. The original leather trim border and chinstrap are in excellent condition. The interior present a complete pliable leather sweatband. The underside of the leather sweatband is dated 1942 and size 55. $400. More Photos

Army 1st model tropical sun helmet made by Clemens Wagner

1711H6 - Army 1st model tropical sun helmet made by Clemens Wagner. This sun helmet features original to the helmet Wehrmacht and national escutcheon shields. The sun helmet's exterior is comprised of tan cotton over six panels covering pressed cork. The original leather trim border and chinstrap are in excellent condition. The interior present a complete pliable leather sweatband. The underside of the leather sweatband displays the maker's stamp and size.Size 55. $450. More Photos

Army 1st model tropical sun helmet

1711H7 - Army 1st model tropical sun helmet. This sun helmet features original to the helmet Wehrmacht and national escutcheon shields. The sun helmet's exterior is comprised of six tan cotton panels covering pressed cork. The original leather trim border and chinstrap are in excellent condition. The interior present a complete pliable leather sweatband. The underside of the sweatband is stamped with the maker's name and size 56. $450. 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

Army Panzer officer visor hat by Erel

179H1 - Army Panzer officer visor hat by Erel. Named to Leutnant Hoffmann this hat features the distinctive pink crown and capband waffenfarbe. The patented Erel vented kokarde is evident in the wreathed insignia. The hat’s exterior is free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with artificial silk. The leather sweatband is complete and has been treated with a leather preservative. The rhomboid sweatshield is also complete and displays the Erel trademark with the officer’s name inserted into the celluloid. This is a beautiful example of a period worn piece. $1850.. More Photos

Army panzer oficer M38 sidecap

178H2 - Army panzer oficer M38 sidecap. This un-issued cap features an officer's flatwire eagle and bullion kokarde. The is the most sought after configuration for panzer officer sidecaps. The black wool body is in un-issued mint condtion. The silver aluminum crown and scallop piping is factory machine sewn as is the front inverted "v" soutache. The interior is lined with tan cotton and ink stamped size 58. Perfect example. $2999. More Photos

Army nco.enlisted early visor hat, unmarked

1612H1 - Army nco.enlisted early visor hat, unmarked. Size 57. Presents excellent condtion having no mothing or stains. Complete rhomboid sweat shield. Early nickel silver insignia. $700. 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

Heer panzer officer visor hat ( schirmutze )

169H15 - Heer panzer officer visor hat ( schirmutze ). This officer visor features all bullion insignia. The crown and capband piping ( waffenfarbe) is pink as worn by panzer personnel is in excellent condition. The hat displays light period wear. $1450. More Photos

Army Infantry officer M38 overseas cap

168H8 - Army Infantry officer M38 overseas cap. This cap features a white inverted V soutache as worn by personnel attached to Infantry units. The officer's eagle is bullion as is the kokarde. The crown and scallop aluminum piping display wear consistent with the rest of the sidecap. The officer quality wool is light weight summer gabardine. The unmarked interior features a leather sweatband that extends around the entire interior. The crown of the cap has two safety pins, front and back, that give it a "jaunty" appearance. $400. 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 cavalry officer M38 overseas cap

162H8 - Army cavalry officer M38 overseas cap . This cap features aluminum crown and front scallop piping. The insignia is officer grade having a silver flatwire eagle eagle and bullion kokarde. A factory machine sewn golden yellow soutache indicates attachment to a cavalry unit. The exterior wool is in excellent condition . One field gray enameled grommet is on each side. The inteior is lined with the standard olive tan cotton fabric. There is a partial leather sweatband in the front. There is no size stamp but the hat is approximately a size 59. $1350. More Photos

Army infantry officer M38 sidecap with white soutache

162H1 - Army infantry officer M38 sidecap with white soutache. $850. 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. $4,500. More Photos

Army Cavalry M38 sidecap with soutache

1511H2 - Army Cavalry M38 sidecap with soutache. This field gray wool cap features the golden/yellow cavalry inverted "V" soutache. The machine woven Wehrmacht eagle and kokarde are factory sewn. The interior is marked with the LAGO maker and size 53. The name Schutz is written along the side. $750. More Photos

Army panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat

1510H1 - Army panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat. This black wool hat features a factory sewn rayon trapezoid with gray Wehrmacht eagle and national kokarde. The two side fold down panels are secured in the front by two black pebbled metal buttons. The M43's exterior is free of mothing and stains. The cotton/rayon blend interior displays a single size stamp "57". Mint un-issued. $2500. 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

Army M42 single decal combat helmet by NS

178HEL7 - Army M42 single decal combat helmet by NS. This helmet presents a combat worn single decal. The interior has a complete leather liner with drawstring. NS and the production number are stamped on the rear apron. $750. More Photos

Imperial German WWI M18 camouflage medic helmet

178HEL9 - Imperial German WWI M18 camouflage medic helmet. This rare helmet was collected by a retired Army surgeon. This helmet features common camouflage pattern typical of German WWI helmets. The rarity of the helmet is the hand-painted red crosses. The original three-pad liner and chinstrap have had leather preservative applied which accounts for the condition and coloration. $2,000. More Photos

Army M40 winter camouflaged medic helmet by ET

178HEL11 - Army M40 winter camouflaged medic helmet by ET. This helmet features a hand-painted winter camouflage with a red cross also hand-painted to the front. The helmet shows excellent period wear indicating field use. The interior presents a complete leather liner. The apron is stamped ET62 ( small) with a rear stamped production run number. This helmet is from the collection of a retired surgeon who collected medical related articles. $1800. More Photos

German M17 WWI shell

178HEL10 - German M17 WWI shell. 150. 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 M35 camouflage combat helmet by ET

1510HEL5 - Army M35 camouflage combat helmet by ET. This green and tan camouflage displays unquestionable combat wear. The green and tan color shades suggest tropical and Normandy use. The interior features a complete leather liner with its original drawstring. The chinstrap's condition is commensurate with the rest of the liner and shell. The left side of the apron is stamped ET68 and the apron's rear is stamped 1269. $2600. More Photos

Army/Waffen SS M40 Normandy camouflage combat helmet

153HEL1 - Army/Waffen SS M40 Normandy camouflage combat helmet. This helmet features a combination green and tan camouflage. Also mixed in with the tan and gren paint is sawdust that adds texture to the camo finish. The exterior finish displays normal age and wear. The interior reveals a complete leather chinstrap and liner. The left side of the apron is stamped ET66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the very low production number 150. $2,000. 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

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

1810HEL3 -Waffen SS M42 single decal combat helmet by CKL size 68. This combat worn helmet features a single SS runics decal with a dark field gray finish. The interior presents a period darkened leather complete with its original drawstring. The leather chinstrap shows wear commensurate with the rest of the liner and shell. The rear of the apron is stamped CKL68 with the production run number 2894. $6,750.  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

1810HEL1 -Waffen SS M35 double decal helmet by ET. This size 64 combat worn helmet features an early apple green finish highlighted with a SS runics decal and the swastika shield on the opposite side. The exterior finish is in excellent condition displaying light period wear to the finish. The interior displays a 1939 dated dome stamp. Along the side apron is stamped ET64 and the rear displays the production run number 4300. The original chinstrap is also dated 1939. The complete leather liner retains its original drawstring. $12,750.  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

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

- 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. Suggested offering price $7500.Additional photos upon request. More Photos

Rare Waffen SS nco panzer visor hat

- Collectors Connection - Rare Waffen SS nco panzer visor hat. The Reichsfuhrer SS Heinrich Himmler authorized the wear of color piped waffenfarbe for a brief six months period in 1940. Colored waffenfarbe was continued to be worn throughout the war contrary to regulations that were seldom enforced particularly during frontline service. This nco panzer visor features pink crown and capband piping. The Waffen SS eagle displays a stitch of thread employed to secure the eagle presumably following the lose of an attaching reverse pin. This was a rather common occurrence as frontline replacement eagles and skulls were not ready available. The ribbed wool upper body displays areas of wear as one would expect to see in a hat that was used for frontline service. The interior is lined with copper cotton lining as is common in nco/enlisted visor hats. There are stamps indicating use by a film company following the war. The hat size is 57/58. Extremely hard to find. Offered at price $10,500. More Photos

Allgemeine SS NCO/ENLISTED SIDECAP

178H3 - Allgemeine SS NCO/ENLISTED SIDECAP. This un-issued hat is simply defind as perfecr. The side adler is factory machine sewn as expected. The front silver totenkopf is flawless. The interior is lined with black polished cotton. The size is 61 which is the largest hat size I have seen in the style. The RZM tag denotes the authorized maker. $3150. 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

Un-issued Waffen SS officer Kleiderklasse visor hat

1612H2 - Un-issued Waffen SS officer Kleiderklasse visor hat. White waffenfarb shows areas of light thinning. Made of gabardine wool free of stains and mothing with rayon officer chincords. Black velvet band shows light storage wear. Features matching aluminum SS adler and totenkopf. Black vulcanfiber visor displays areas of age and light storage wear. Interior lined with silver gray rayon with complete un-used leather sweatband. Stamped medium size 56. Excellent example. $8,500. More Photos

Allgemeine SS officer Dienstmutze

1610SO7 - Allgemeine SS officer Dienstmutze. This hat features nicely silver frosted Allgemeine totenkopf and adler insignia. The white crown and capband piping displays minor areas of mothing but nothing that breaks the continuity of the white wool bands. The black wool is completely free of mothing and stains. The rich black velvet capband is free of mothing. The cellulon chincord is attached to the capband with two pebbled aluminum buttons. The interior is lined with golden/yellow artificial silk. The leather sweatband is stamped " Deutsche Leder" The unmarked celluloid sweat diamond is nearly fully intact. This hat would have been offered for sale as a private purchase outside the Officer Kleiderklasse system that would have offered RZM marked hats. $7500. More Photos

Waffen SS M40 nco/enlisted M40 sidecap

168H7 - Waffen SS M40 nco/enlisted M40 sidecap. This MINT un-issued cap features hand-sewn SS totenkopf and adler insignia. The exterior wool body is in un-issued condition. The interior is lined with gray cotton material and stamped 55. $2500. More Photos

Allgemeine SS nco/enlisted sidecap cap

163H2 - Allgemeine SS nco/enlisted sidecap cap. This sidecap features a Totenkopf front button and triangular SS machine embroidered eagle sewn to the side panel. The high quality black wool is in mint un-issued condition. The interior displays the proper RZM cloth label and is stamped size 57. $3500. 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 panzer officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze with all flatwire silver insignia

163H1 - Waffen SS panzer officer M43 einheitsfeldmutze with all flatwire silver insignia. This very rare M43 features factory machine sewn officer's flatwire silver totenkopf and eagle. The two side panels are secured at the front by a single button. The crown displays officer ranks silver piping. The interior is lined with cotton/rayon blend fabric and is stamped size 56. Mint, un-issued. Price on Request. More Photos

Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat

1510H6 - Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 field hat . This einheitsfeldmutze features a factory sewn front trapezoid with combined bevo totenkopf and SS eagle. The two side panels are secured at the front by a single black glass button. The interior is lined with a cotton/rayon blend material with a single size stamp indicating 59. $3250. More Photos

Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat

1510H2 - Waffen SS panzer nco/enlisted M43 ( Einheitsfeldmutze) field hat. This black wool hat features a factory sewn rayon trapezoid with combination SS eagle and totenkopf. The two side fold down panels are secured in the front by two black pebbled metal buttons. The M43's exterior is free of mothing and stains. The tan cotton blend interior displays a size stamp "60" with 57 lined out. Mint un-issued. $3000. 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 M43 with Gebirgsjager edelweiss

154H1 - Waffen SS M43 with Gebirgsjager edelweiss. This rare M43 features the totenkopf and eagle on a machine woven M43 trapezoid. The left side fold down panel displays a zig-zag machine sewn SS edelweiss. The two side fold down panels are joined at the front with two gray pebbled buttons. The exterior is in excellent condition having no mothing or stains. The interior features a gray cotton/rayon blend lining marked with an RBN number and size 57. The interior displays light period wear. $3999. More Photos

Allgemeine SS overseas cap

153H3 - Allgemeine SS overseas cap. This near mint cap features a silver aluminum front totenkopf button secured by a "s" ring under the front scallop. An embroidered SS eagle on a triangular backing is machine sewn to the side. The black wool body is flawless. The interior is lined with black cotton fabric and displays light wear with a RZM tag. The size is stamped 57. $2999. 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

1810SO1 -Luftwaffe Knights Cross winner Oberst Wilhelm van Koolwijk white sommermutze by Erel. Oberst Wilhelm van Koolwijk commanded Flak Rgt. 27 and was awarded the Ritterkreutz on 08.08.44. This exceptional example features standard Luftwaffe bullion aluminum insignia with a removable 2nd pattern Luftwaffe eagle. The waffle pattern removable top is in excellent condition having no stains or tears. The officer chincords are a tight fit to the hat boddy. The interior reveals a standard Erel rhomboid sweat diamond with the Erel logo and indicating that the hat was sold through the Luftwaffe officer kliederklasse. Inserted into the sweat diamond is the paper nametag Wilhelm van Koolwijk. $3000.  More Photos

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

185H1 -Luftwaffe nco/enlisted visor by G.A. Hoffman Berlin, size 56, intact celluloid sweat shield, dated 1938. Excellent blue grey exterior, red piping indicating flak. Second model metal Luftwaffe eagle and cockade Underside of leather sweatband is unit marked. $950  More Photos

Luftwaffe tropical field made M41

1712H1 - Luftwaffe tropical field made M41. This tropical M41 features field-made construction and standard 2nd style Luftwaffe blue eagle and blue base kokarde. The hat displays period and is in worn/excellent condition. $1250. 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 General  white summer (Sommermutze) visor hat

1711SO1 - Luftwaffe General white summer (Sommermutze) visor hat. This stunning example features all matching bullion Luftwaffe General's eagle, kokarde, capband waffenfarbe and bullion chincords. The white cotton pique top is in excellent condition having minor storage age. The side buttons are gilt pebbled aluminum. The black mohair capband is free of mothing. The unlined , unmarked interior is typical midwar kleiderklasse examples. The leather sweatband is complete displaying minimal wear. The size is 57. Very rare. $9000. More Photos

Luftwaffe NCO/enlisted white ( sommermutze ) visor hat

171H1 - Luftwaffe NCO/enlisted white ( sommermutze ) visor hat with golden yellow waffenfarbe signifying attachment to a flight or Fallschirmjager (paratroop) unit Mint 2nnd pattern Luftwaffe eagle with winged kokarde. Ribbed mohair capband is free of mothing. ( Peter Kupper). $1000. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer's visor hat

171H2 - Luftwaffe officer's visor hat. Upper wool body is in near mint condition with crown and capband aluminum piping. Nice tight officer aluminum cords attached to mohair capband with pebbled aluminum buttons. Interior lined with gray rayon with missing sweat diamond. Complete leather sweatband faintly maker stamped on the underside. $1200. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer's visor hat by Prima

168H1 - Luftwaffe officer's visor hat by Prima. This visor features standard Luftwaffe officer insignia having an aluminum wire eagle and winged kokarde wreath. The upper blue wool body and black mohair ribbed capband are free of mothing and stains. The visor is trimmed with black oilcloth. The interior displays a complete leather sweatband and celluloid rhomboid sweat diamond. The diamond is marked 'Verkaufs-Abteilung der Luftwaffe" and "Ce-Bar Prima". The Hat is lined with silver gray rayon. The size is 55 cm. $1400. 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

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

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 Fallschirmjager double decal child's helmet

138SO2 - Very rare Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager double decal child's helmet. This rare helmet features a 2nd model Luftwaffe eagle and the national escutcheon. The paper mache helmet has a complete Fallschirmjager style liner with ventilation holes in the oilcloth material. The chinstrap and harness assembly is oilscloth and designed after the adult size M38. The liner is fastened with four exterior bolts also similar to the adult size helmet. This would have made an ideal gift from a Fallschirmjager to his young son. Very rare to find a surviving one of these Fallschirmjager related collectibles. $750. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET

137HEL1 - Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a second model Luftwaffe adler decal. The rough texture Luftwaffe field gray finish is in very good to excellent condition displaying minor wear. The interior displays a size 57 stamped leather liner. The left side of the apron is stamped ET64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production batch number " 1204(?) " a low number. $650. 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

1810HEL5-Kriegsmarine M40 camouflage helmet by NS size 68. This large size helmet displays a Kriegsmarine eagle. Having the camouflage finish indicates use by a coastal artillery unit. The interior presents its original worn and complete leather liner with chinstrap. The production run number is faintly stamped at the rear of the apron. $3,750.  More Photos

186H10-Kriegsmarine enlisted sommer tellermutze. This hat features the name of the torpedoboot Moewe on the silk talley. The white cap is a large size 60. The interior prsents a complete leather sweatband. the sweat diamond is missing with time. Acompanying the cap is a 1936 dated press photo taken while the boat was in Spain. Rare to match a cap with the ship. $1400.  More Photos

- Kriegsmarine enlisted tellermutze white top cap.

184H1- Kriegsmarine Beamte administrative officer visor hat. This visor hat features matching silver bullion wire eagle and kokarde. The side buttons that attach the chincord are also silver. The blue wool upper body of the hat is free of mothing and stains. The black ribbed mohair capband is also in perfect condition. The interior is lined with cornflower blue artificial silk. The leather sweatband is complete and free of separations. $2000. More Photos

Kriegsmarine enlisted old style blue service cap

1712h6- Kriegsmarine Coastal Artillery nco/enlisted M43. This wool feldgrau M43 features machine woven eagle and kokarde. The upper wool body is free of mothing. The interior reveals a partial leather sweatband. The size is stamped 57 along with the maker's name. Mint. $1050. . More Photos

Kriegsmarine tropical officer M43

177H3 -Kriegsmarine tropical officer M43 featuring a gilt metal eagle with factory applied machine woven kokarde. Along the upper edge of the false side scallops is factory machine sewn aluminum piping. This M43 madewith Kriegsmarine dyed tropical cotton drill material is lined with green cotton. Stamped on the lining is the RBN number, dated 43 and size 57. Mint. $1250.. 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 foul weather hood

168H6 - Kriegsmarine foul weather hood. This hood is rubberized cotton intend to give the seaman protection in foul weather. The unmarked hood retains its tie strings and neck flap. - $250. More Photos

Rare named Kriegsmarine Coastal Artillery Konteradmiral Joachim Plath visor hat

167SO6 - Rare named Kriegsmarine Coastal Artillery Konteradmiral Joachim Plath visor hat. This outstanding visor hat features matching cello Kriegsmarine eagle and wreath. The kokarde is an early nickel silver type. Coastal Artillery admiral visor hats are distinguished from other Kriegsmarine officer visors by having gold insignia and chincords with a feldgrau wool body. The crown piping is dark green. The cello chincords are secured by two gold anchor buttons affixed to a dark green wool capband. The visor is polished black leather, a further distinguishing characteristic of this service branch as coastal artillery officer and admiral rank hats did not display the oak leaf design. The upper wool body is made of high quality doeskin wool. The exterior is 100% free of mothing and stains. The interior is half-lined with cornflower blue cotton along the circumference of the hat. The crown is lined with matching blue artificial silk. The rhomboid shaped moisture shield is fully intact with the name tag of "Konteradmiral Joachim Plath" indicated. The complete leather sweatband shows light period wear with a perforated front portion of the band. The leather sweatband is joined at the rear by a single stitch. Joachim Plath began his naval career as a Seekadet in 1913 prior to the outbreak of the First World War during which time he served on heavy cruisers and later as a watch officer and adjutant. In the following years he served on a minesweeper, the cruiser Leipzig and served on the Deutschland. During the Second World War Joachim Plath saw duty as a coastal artillery officer along the Baltic where he served in a staff position. $3999. More Photos

Kriegsmarine Admiral visor hat

167SO7 - Kriegsmarine Admiral visor hat. This outstanding example features all matching cello eagle, kokarde and visor's full oak leaf insignia. The high quality wool upper body is in mint condition having no mothing or stains. The patent leather chinstrap is the more rare style with eyelets and buckle. This exact style chinstrap is pictured by ObltzS (R) Wolfgang Heibges commander of U-999 in the authoritative book, " GERMAN U-BOAT COMMANDERS OF WORLD WAR II, A Biographical Dictionary ", by Rainer Busch and Hans-Joachim Roll. Published by The Naval Institute Press 1999. First published by Verlag E.S. Mittler & Sohn GmbH, Heford, Germany as "Die Deutschen U-Boot Kommandanten", 1996. See photo section . The interior is completely lined with cornflower blue artificial silk. The unmarked celluloid moisture shield is fully intact. The leather sweatband is complete having a couple minor separations. At the rear of the sweatband is stapled the original manufactures paper tag. Near mint. $9,000. 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

Rare Kriegsmarine officer fore-and-aft bicorn dress hat

155SH1 - Rare Kriegsmarine officer fore-and-aft bicorn dress hat. This formal traditional hat was worn as a carry-over from the German Imperial Navy and Reichswehr eras. The hat was worn in conjunction with the full-length frock coat for formal occasions. The hat features fore and aft narrow brims and is made of black polished felt. On the right had side is a gilded circular button featuring the stylized Wehrmacht eagle affixed to a ribbon kokarde displaying the national colors . The interior is lined with white silk and is owner marked "Hagen". marked. The size is approximately 58/59. Rare/ Mint. $2,000. 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. $1200. 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 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 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 M40 combat helmet by ET

178HEL6 - Kriegsmarine M40 combat helmet by ET. This helmet features the gold wehrmacht Kriegsmarine eagle.decal. The exterior shell normal combat period use. The interior features a complete leather liner with drawstring. The apron is stamped ET66 and a production run number 227 on the rear. $1200. More Photos

Kriegsmarine M40 blacked striped camouflage helmet by Quist

1510HEL6 - Kriegsmarine M40 blacked striped camouflage helmet by Quist. This fine example of a Kriegsmarine camo helmet features an alternating painted black stripe over the field gray smooth finish. Between the stripes is the Kriegsmarine golden yellow decal. The interior reveals a complete leather liner with drawstring. The left side of the apron is stamped Q68. The rear is stamped 873. Along the apron is inscribed 'TO MY WIFE VERNA HOME SOON XXX, KRAUT NAVY HELMET PFC PRINKA JULY 14 1945". $3250. More Photos

Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 combat helmet

1211HEL6 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 combat helmet. This helmet displays an unmistakable Kriegsmarine decal. The helmet further displays the remains of having the national escutcheon shield. The interior features a complete leather liner with drawstring in overall excellent condition. The marked chinstrap is likewise in excellent condition. The side apron is stamped SE64. The rear apron is stamped with the production number 4787 along with the owner's name Lockhausen , named dd. 12. $1450. More Photos

Kriegsmarine re-issued M42 single decal combat helmet

1211HEL25 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M42 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features a Kriegsmarine decal and semi-rough textured paint. The exterior exhibits normal period wear. The interior display a complete leather liner with drawstring and size stamp 58. The owner's name "Nagel" is written on the front visor portion of the shell. The shell maker and batch number are not legible due to the re-paint. 25. $950. More Photos

Army M42 single decal by ET64

1203HEL2 - Kriegsmarine M42 single decal by ET64(?). This helmet displays norma l combat use. The yellowed decal is about $70% complete. The shell's exterior shows normal scuffing and what appears to be minor paint trails. The interior shows a complete leather liner stamped 57 (cm). The owner's name is written on the liner and painted along the rear of the apron," Altmann". The ET stamp is very faint on the side nof the apron. The production number is stamped at the rear but the number is illegible. $750. More Photos

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092H13 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 single decal helmet. This M35 helmet features a hand-painted dark field gray finish with a gold Kriegsmarine eagle. The rough texture paint is consistent in wear over the entire exterior and interior apron. The liner shows heavy period use. The interior is stamped ET66 (?) and batch number 567 (?). Kriegsmarine M35's are becoming harder to find. This is a nice original example. $1750. More Photos

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089H7 - Kriegsmarine re-issued single decal M35. This helmet features a gold eagle that is unquestionably Kriegsmarine. The helmet's exterior finish is Kriegsmarine gray that shows use. The decal was re-applied at the time the helmet was painted for re-issue. The interior shows the original finish along the apron and dome. The apron is stamped "21057" and "Q66". Kriegsmarine helmets are getting scarce and becoming rare. $1650. More Photos

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086H1 - Kriegsmarine M40 combat helmet. This helmet features a KM single decal with about 75% remaining. There is no mistaking this eagle as a yellowed Army. The field gray finish is in overall very good condition showing light, normal wear. The interior features the original liner. The neck apron is stamped ET66 and 220 at the rear. A nice used example. $1599. More Photos

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084H8 - Kriegsmarine M35 double decal helmet. This helmet features a golden (not age yellowed) Wehrmacht Adler. The eagle has damage to the swastika that looks as though someone tried to remove it. The national shield is in great shape with minor scatches. The dark, smooth green finish shows consistent age and wear over the entire surface. The interior features a complete liner that is stamped size 54 (a small size). The skirt is stamped with the batch number and ET62. $1650. More Photos

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Civil & Political Headgear

Near mint rare Rural Polizei officer sommer schirmutze by Erel

1712H3 - Forestry officials visor hat. This hat features bullion eagle a nd extended wreath kokarde as worn by Forestry officials. The dark green upper wool body is in near mint condition. The interior displays minor period wear along the complete leather sweatband. The celluloid sweat diamond displays the maker's name and city. $1100. More Photos

Near mint rare Rural Polizei officer sommer schirmutze by Erel

1712H4 -Hunting Association, DeutscheJagerschaft officials fedora. This fedora style hat features a boar's hair brush above the Reichs kokarde. The front of the green felt wool displays a bullion eagle as worn by officials. The interior is missing its leather sweatband. $1500. More Photos

Navy Veterans Association visor hat

178H8 - Navy Veterans Association visor hat. This hat features a gilt veteran's eagle and wreathed insignia of the organization. Interior is unmarked and the leather sweatband is complete. $125. More Photos

Hitler Youth M43 style cap

178H6 - Hitler Youth M43 style cap. Factory machine applied diamond. Stain on side of cloth visor. Interior shows late war 1944 date, RBN numvber and size 58 . $150. More Photos

Polizei nco/enlised Gendarmerie, rural police shako by Hans Romer

1711H11 - Polizei nco/enlised Gendarmerie, rural police shako by Hans Romer. This shako is distinguished by having Havana brown crown trim and chinstrap. The circular crown has minor loss of finish at the rear. The detachable kokarde is marked J.F.S. 1940. The interior is complete with the maker label found in the crown and complete leather sweatband. Size 56. $600. More Photos

  Rural Polizei enlisted/nco shako helmet by Hans Romer

179H9 - Rural Polizei enlisted/nco shako helmet by Hans Romer. Helmet features brown trim indicating attachment to rural police unit. The interior shows normal/light period wear. $600. . More Photos

 NSDAP Kreisleiter level political leader visor hat

179H7 - NSDAP Kreisleiter level political leader visor hat. This hat features matching gilt political eagle and kokoarde. The upper wool body displays minor moth nips along the edge of the crown. The interior is standard NSDAP RZM lined and construction. The artificial leather sweatband shows heavy wear. Beneath the sweatband is a RZM tag. Displays well.$850.. More Photos

 Sturmabteilung ( SA) kepi

179H6 - Sturmabteilung ( SA) kepi. Features matching aluminum SA button and political eagle. The band is salmon pink indicating Sudwest. The exterior is free of stains and wear. The interior features a complete leather sweatband exhibiting minor separations. Under the sweatband is a RZM tag. The inside top crown is lined with water resistant copper oilcloth. $1000.. More Photos

 Early Forestry officer visor hat by August Schellenberg

179H3 - Early Forestry officer visor hat by August Schellenberg. This hat displays early Forestry insignia. The upper crown portion presents discoloration to the wool. The interior shows normal wear and has a complete leather preservative treated sweatband.$600. 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

Rare NSFK officer kepi

1511H5 - Rare NSFK officer kepi. This private purchase light blue wool kepi features silver aluminum piping along the circumference of the crown and false side panels. The false side panels join at the front with a single pebbled button beneath the stylized NSFK eagle. The black leather chinstrap is secured to the kepi's body with black enameled buttons. There are two enameled ventilation grommets on each side. The cloth covered visor and kepi body are free of mothing and stains. The interior is lined with and features the Bruno Zins maker's label. $2500. 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

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. $750. 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

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 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

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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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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

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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Fallschirmjager Helmets

189H1 -Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager tropical camouflage helmet with original chickenwire. This helmet features a tropical tan over sprayed camouflage finish. The spanner bolts are evidence of its early wartime use. The chickenwire is original to the helmet as this helmet was acquired directly from the veteran's family. The interior presents the original chinstrap and pads. The shell displays it's ET stamp with the size . The rear of the apron displays the production run number. $6500.  More Photos

Fallschirmjager M38 helmet with removed decal by CKL ( ET)

- Fallschirmjager M38 helmet with removed decal by CKL ( ET). This helmet features the smooth dark field grau finish implemented in 1940 after it was determined the apple green reflected too much light under combat conditions. This dark field gray finish preceded the semi-rough texture finish. The 2nd pattern eagle has been carefully removed. There are three small indentations that were most likely the result of combat. The interior presents a complete Fallschirmjager leather liner with the Karl Heisler maker's stamps faded. The left side of the apron displays the owner's name, rank or unit. The rear of the shell is stamped ckl68 with the production number 4226.The chinstrap is present but in fragile condition. Being an earlier issued piece, the internal liner band assembly was secured with four spanner bolts. Of these three are present with a replacement split brad being the replacement for the fourth. It was quite common for spanner bolts to loosen or dislodge. Suggested offering price $3999. More Photos

Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with tropical tan (Afrika) and zimmeritt finish

096h4 - Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with tropical tan (Afrika) and zimmeritt finish. This helmet features zimmeritt the same coating applied to armored vehicles. The color of the tan indicates it as a tropical camouflage worn in the Mediterranean (Africa, Sicily, Greece or Italian) campaigns. The helmet shows spanners are present under the thick zimmeritt coating. The exterior shows heavy combat use. The interior features an early war Heisler marked liner size stamped 59 / 71 shell. The chinstrap is supple and complete. It shows wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. $11,500. More Photos

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