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OFFICER'S forage / side cap in Grass Gren wool with dark blue fold down section with maroon piping.. Fitted with Bronzed badge of the ROYAL ARMY DENTAL CORPS Brass General Service buttons at the front which secure the fold down ear / neck flaps. Interior with brown velvet head ban and silk rayon interior. NO label. Small size approx a UK 7. Exterior is slightly faded at top edgee but NO visible moth damage to the surface. . Generally grade 8. Supplied with name of Officer who served May 1941 - December 1945.
Other Ranks forage / side cap in Rifles Green wool. Fitted with coiled red insignia at front affixed with blackened Rifles bugle horn. Black composition Rifles buttons at the front which secure the fold down ear / neck flaps. Interior with rexene head ban and cream flannel and canvas lining . Very Small size. Generally grade 8+
OFFICER'S forage / side cap in Pale Yellow wool with dark blue fold down section. Fitted with Brass badge of the SUSSEX YEOMANRY. Brass General Service buttons at the front which secure the fold down ear / neck flaps. Interior with brown velvet head ban and black canvas interior. NO markings. Small sze aprox below a Uk 7. Exterior is faded on the insignia side and has visible moth damage to the surface. Other side has better colouring and a few moth marks. Generally grade 8
A scarce and unusual Luftwaffe tropical cap of Italian manufacture. Tan khaki cotton with long peak. Metal ventilation eyelets at sides.. NO lining. Worn officer's aluminium wire piping around the crown. Embroidered Red black and white cockade and small tropical style Luftwaffe eagle insignia at front which is unusual as it faces the wrong way ! Printed markings inside with size 59 and ITALIAN maker's name which although faded states Capolleni ..... Roma and dated 1941. Some stains, no damage although the stiffening material in the peak has a distinct crease in the centre. Please note that due to the amount of reproduction 3rd reich items on the market this is sold as it appears to be. In my opinion it is original and our normal guarantee applies. I cannot explain why the eagle is flying the wrong way !! Grade 8+
Grey green wool cap with fold down ear flaps at the sides. Folding peak section. Silk rayon lining and rexene head band. Printed maker name, dated 1943 and marked size 57. generally Grade 8 but has a small tear on the flap at the rear left.
Japanese Army officer peaked cap. Olive shade of khaki wool top, red felt band and black patent leather peak and strap. Gilded chrysanthemum buttons at sides and 5 pointed star insignia at front. Silk/rayon lining and rexene head band. SMALL size. Top has mothed patches overall, inner band cracked but complete. Grade 8
Soft wool cap in olive/khaki shade. Cotton Naval insignia at front. Integral cloth peak, NO strap. Inner leather hedband and adjuster lace holes at the rear (no lace). SMALL size. A few minor moth nips and some brown stains along one edge and across the insignia. Generally Grade 8
Khaki Herringbone Twill cotton with cloth peak. Brown leather strap with plain buttons, Embroidered star insignia. Additional 2 part rear neck flap for sun protection. Unusually in a LARGE size (UK 7 1/4). Generally in very good condition except for a 2.5 inch cut at the right front section.
Good, scarce example of a Russian Cossack Officer's Kubanka cap. Black Astrakhan wool with red wool top section fitted with double gold wire stripes on cross pattern. Quilted lining. Red enamelled star insignia at front. Minor wear to Astrakhan at top edge. Small size, Grade 8
Rare example of a WW2 Russian Tank Crew protective helmet. Grey canvas with various padded sections at the brow, top and sides ( these being to protect earphones (not fitted).. Folding earflap with cloth strap and adjuster buckles. Integral cloth chinstrap section with thin strap and double ring fastener. Rear neck flap. Blue wool lining with apertures for radio earpieces. Small size. No visible markings, generally Grade 8 with minor fading a a little surface wear. Neck flap button missing. Not to be confused with post war examples frequently found.
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