I used to see similar caps at the army surplus stores as a kid but never as minty or with the Edelweiss. I kick myself for motorcycle getting one because I would love to use one as a work cap..
My greatest fear is that one day I will die and my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them
"Don't tell me these are investments if you never intend to sell anything" (Quote: Wife)
postwar Austrian mountain troops.
Thanks Michael and Harry.
Wow MD.H !!! Would this have been pre K4 dot camo !! And I guess from a short lived run!!! As I have Only before seen the m56 plain grey cap like the one I have!!!
Wonderful cap austromunga, indeed looks to be a cammo Bundesheer Gebirgsjager mutze !
Today the traditions of the Austrian mountain infantry (Gebirgsjager) are maintained by the 6th Jagerbrigade in Innsbruck, subdivided in three battalions (Jagerbataillon 23, Jagerbataillon 24 and Jagerbataillon 26).
Prost ! Steve.
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G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)