Nice visor here features a black doeskin wool body, a black velvet centerband and Feuerschutzpolizei carmine wool truppenfarbe, (Branch of service color), to the crown edge and both the top and bottom edges of the centerband. The internal wire stiffener is still in place giving the cap a nice high peak to the front center of the crown. The center of the centerband has an aged three piece national tri-color cockade consisting of a black, fluted, alloy base, a silver washed alloy roundel and an inset red felt central dot. and above it is a polished aluminum, second pattern, (circa April 1936-May 1945), police eagle encompassed by a vertically oval oak-leaf wreath. Someone has "upgraded" thiswith a 3rd Reich police eagle, as they were not factory made that way. When, who, why I have no idea.Here is a textbook example.link So, don't like it? take it off and toss it. The cap has a black lacquered vulcanfibre visor with a raised lip to the forward edge. The interior crown of the cap is lined in orangish/tan oilcloth. The oilcloth crown lining has a maker mark. The interior of the cap also has a wide tan sweatband fully intact. The cap is in overall very good condition with minimal age and usage toning and a few small moth nips to the piping. Cap is about a size 57 or 58.
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