Field grey wool rayon cap with dark green centreband and dark green piping.One very small nip to the crown.Insignia comprises a gilt washed stamped alloy eagle and swastika and alloy oakleaves wreath encompassing a stamped national tricolor cockade. Twisted silver/aluminum chin cord is secured inplace by two small gilt washed metal buttons decorated with fouled navy anchors. Black vulcanfibre visor in good condition with all stitching intact. The interior of the cap is fully lined in light blue rayon with grey leather sweatshield and sweatband ribbon to the rear.Interior celluloid sweat diamond intact with all stitching present. Superb condition cap.
Very nice Type 90 Infantry combat helmet. The helmet shell retains about 60% of its original olive drab paint.The Imperial metal star is present to the front. The three pad liner is complete to the interior with no cracking and two of the liner pads have their original cloth padding bags with the original padding inside. Helmet has original cloth chinstrap. A kanji character for size indication is stamped to the front interior liner. Shell has number '49' stencilled to the rear interior.The helmet has attached its rare original helmet net complete with drawstring and sack cloth camouflage strips inserted in net.
1936 pattern Shutzpolize NCO’s Shako.Green wool covering to exterior.Ventilation holes below the crown.The front center of the Shako has a large alloy second pattern wreathed Police eagle emblem.Above eagle is a stamped alloy national tri-color cockade.Blackened leather chinstrap. The interior of the Shako has a replacement tan leather liner with tie string.
Army Infantry herring bone twill, late war reed green HBT tunic. Complete with all ten pebbled alloy buttons which still retain their original field grey paint, sewn directly to the tunic rather than having the usual S ring attachments.Collar has both metal hook and eye fasteners with zig zag stitching to the reverse.The infantry collar patches are hand stitched to the tunic, the stitching to the left collar patch has come away to one side.Tunic features a late war M44/45 breast eagle which has been machine stitiched on. Complete with both metal belt support hooks and all four buttons to the sleeve cuffs. Inside of tunic is partially lined in grey rayon material with field dressing pocket and button.The tunic is minus its shoulder straps but is in good condition with no rips or tears, small size for a young soldier.
Summer tunic and trousers for Kriegsmarine enlisted man.Sleeve has trade patches for Flak Gunnery Leader and Senior Boatswain.Matching issue numbers and name stitched to both tunic and trousers.Some staining.Trousers have faint stamp scored out in black ink pertaining to ownership by a film company, this was quite common after the war as film companies would buy stocks of original uniforms to be used in film productions.
Luftwaffe Fliegermütze overseas cap withmachine embroidered second pattern eagle and tricolor cockade both handstitched in position. Theinterior of the cap is fully lined in grey cotton twill.
Japanese naval enlisted mans late model side cap.Olive drab canvas cap with machine embroidered yellow anchor to front.Complete with canvas chin strap and tie strings to back.Inside of cap has a rectangular ink stamp with Japanese characters.Excellent condition.
Maker marked Schlesiche Muetzenfabrik Frankenstein, size stamped 55 and dated 1941 with two zinc ventilation grommets and machine woven eagle and cockade.Stitching to the left hand side of the eagle and cockade has started to come away and there is a small slash to the rear of the cap approximately 5mm in length otherwise a nice honest cap.
White canvas construction side cap used by naval ratings in the Japanese navy.Machine embroidered black anchor on oval patch sewn to front.White canvas chin strap complete with two adjustment loops.Visor is of the same material as the body. The cap has two reinforced ventilation holes to either side of the crown all showing rust. Two reinforced eyelets are on either side of a slit to the rear and these are also quite heavily rusted.Some staining to interior particulary around the visor. Sweatband is of brown leather material.
Olive Drab Officers cap made of Hessian type material.Leather officer chinstrap with two Chrysanthemum brass buttons.Brass star to front of cap.Interior sweatband has some wear.Rear leather fastener complete.Kanji character stamped to interior.One small tear to upper middle right side of cap.
Imperial Japanese army officers visor cap worn by all officer ranks up to General.Red piped with red wool band and gold star to front ,complete with black leather chinstrap which is held in place by two chrysanthemum buttons.Silk liner has the owners name stitched in Japanese characters.About twenty small holes to the cap.The simulated leather sweatband has some cracking and a small section has become detached however is still present.Chinstrap is quite fragile.Fair condition.