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    I havent seen one like this.. are the eagle and cockade correct? got me stumped

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    Hi bboy, I am no expert but a pith helmet just like the one you have posted is featured in Ken N's German Helmets book as a first issue/model Navy pith helmet. Only thing is the eagle on his one is slightly larger than on the one you have posted but otherwise exactly the same! Cheers, Sean.

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    My understanding is that these ones were pre war with the smaller eagle..ive only seen one other pith like this with the exposed im a little unsure..thanks Seandm.. edit, the latest info is around 1936
    Last edited by wizardman; 04-08-2014 at 05:07 PM.

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    its ok,someone has been busy with the whitewash.

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    So you think its been redone Harry?

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    Is everyone ok with this one?

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    This ended up selling for 403 euro..a steal..found a number of period pics of this very rare hat

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    A good pre war example of the type. I saw one in an antiques shop one evening in the dam, but it was gone the next day when I went back.


    Whatever its just an opinion.

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