52nd Contemporary History Auction

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Heer Kav.Rgt.6 visor cap for officers with "Schwedter" eagle

Heer Kav.Rgt.6 visor cap for officers with "Schwedter" eagle

LOT 63-0036
SOLD
Auction ended        19th November 2022  |  02:23 pm CET
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 500,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 58
MAKER
WEIGHT
LOT 63-0036
EAN 2000000700434
LOT 63-0036
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000700434
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 58
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 63-0036
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 58
EAN 2000000700434
MAKER
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Heer Kav.Rgt.6 visor cap for officers with "Schwedter" eagle


Description

Heer visor cap for cavalry officers with a so-called "Schwedter" attached. Only certain units, such as ones of Kavallerie-Regiment 6, were allowed to wear this traditional badge.

Branch: Kavallerie. "Goldgelb" color piping
Insignia: Hand-embroidered officer's pattern wreath badge. Attached by hand. Tombak eagle. Brass "Schwedter" eagle. You can see the pin holes of a formerly attached eagle. I was attached further up when the "Schwedter" eagle came on.
Chin strap: textbook officer's strap. Correct buttons period time attached.

Lining: Fine gold color silk lining. Rips. 
Celluloid diamond: damaged

Sweat-band: Clear signs of wear. About half of the seam has opened. 

Some moth damage. 


Condition
2-