51st Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1454 lots has ended on 25th September 2022. 77% of all lots sold

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Heer Gebirgsjäger visor cap first pattern (crusher cap)

Heer Gebirgsjäger visor cap first pattern (crusher cap)

LOT 61-0121
SOLD
Auction ended        24th September 2022  |  03:20 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 1.300,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 57/58
MAKER
WEIGHT
LOT 61-0121
EAN 2000000680217
LOT 61-0121
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000680217
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 57/58
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 61-0121
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 57/58
EAN 2000000680217
MAKER
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Heer Gebirgsjäger visor cap first pattern (crusher cap)


Description

A very rare 1st pattern "old style" visor cap for an officer with a soft leather visor. Collector's call this type of cap a "crusher cap". 

Piping: "Green" color for Gebirgsjäger troops
Insignia: Machine-woven officer's cap eagle and wreath badge. The correct type of insignia for this cap. Period time attached by hand. 

Sweat-band: Nicely worn with no noteable damage. "K.IRCHHOF" named. Stamps were blackened to the inside of the sweat-band. You can guess a size "57" marking. Other markings might be unit markings.
Lining: Fine silk lining with intact celluloid diamond. Signs of wear. Some stains. "Record" marked. 
Visor: Soft leather

Markings: EREL SONDERKLASSE (lining). EREL PATENT STIRNSCHUTZ (sweat-band)

A nicely worn cap in good shape. Some small moth holes (mainly to covered areas)


Condition
2-