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All uniformed military and Political formations had their own unique headgear. Most were for daily wear while many were utilitarian, such as with the military where they were used for combat & training purposes i.e. helmets. Still others were exclusively worn for dress or ceremonial occasions. Headgear varied in material, color & decoration depending on their use (climate) and organization. M1 Helmet, M1A, Garrison Cap, Patrol Cap, Jeep Cap, US Army, USMC, US Navy, Marine Corps, AAF, USAAF, CBI, Airborne, SF, Ranger, 1SSF, US Patches, Some standard military cap designs were the Visor Cap, Shako, Kepi, the Side, pickelhaube, Overseas or Side Cap and the Field or M43 style cap. Heere, Army, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Navy, Waffen-SS, Political, Red Cross, Police, Reichsbahn, Stahlhelm, NSDAP, SA, NSKK, NSKF,DLV, RAD, DAF, SS, SD, HJ, DJ, TENO, NPEA,

Heer M40 Tropical Field Cap, J.C.Kollmann 1942

1 Heer 1942 tropical M40 enlisted field cap; olive-green ribbed cotton with typical red cotton lining having size 56 stamp and full makers nomenclature for J.C. Kollmann & dated 1943. Full cotton with oil cloth-hinge sweatband with hand inked sütterlin-script name; Two zinc vents per side and tropical bevo-woven eagle & cockade to front; this 1942 dated cap was the first M40 issued without soutache; cap is Mint unissued as good as they come; $1495.

 


 

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