Become our sponsor and display your banner here
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 22

What is this cap I've just bought?

Article about: Never seen one like it before but it seems authentic. Price was reasonable and the condition is good so what the hell, I bought it. Chris will probably know what it is!

  1. #11


    I was going to say Weimer Police of some kind has a Forestry color but the blue piping threw me off on that one. Seems like I seen something similar on Kaiser's Bunker website. Nice cap anyway and I am sure it is original without question. timothy

  2. # ADS
    Circuit advertisement What is this cap I've just bought?
    Join Date
    Advertising world

  3. #12


    Is the piping then for an area or region if it were for police?

  4. #13


    I would tend to agree about police connections ,possibly a membership cap to the Blue Oyster bar owned by Herr Offizier Von Mahoney

  5. #14


    I've posted it here as well for some more exposure:

    Unknown Polizei Visor on Ebay - Militaria Forums

  6. #15


    I tried to find out, but nothing. May thoughts are for Strassenbahn- or Kraftomnibus-concerns
    (street cars and busses), as there are many things possible. Especially with color combinations
    for the headgear: blue with red piping (which is often used), but also bright-blue with green
    piping, darkgrey with dark-green piping; grey with crimson piping, grey with ligh-blue piping, black
    with red piping and so on. Until early in the war there were no unified uniforms at all. It then started
    for larger cities.
    "Wir sollen auch unser Leben für die Brüder lassen" (1.Joh.3.16):
    zum Gedächtnis Wilhelm Schenk. Er starb fürs Vaterland am 13. Juni 1916

  7. #16


    Thanks for your research, looks like it will remain a mystery hat for the time being.

  8. #17


    This hat arrived last week but I've only just had the chance to inspect it.

    Interesting/mundane 1937 utility invoice folded and tucked under the sweatband!
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture What is this cap I've just bought?  

  9. #18


    A nice little freebee all the same!..
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.

    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

  10. #19


    Just noticed the plastic bag it came in.
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture What is this cap I've just bought?  

  11. #20


    Really neat Ben though it would have been neater had it been the receipt for the mysterious cap! A common practice to achieve a little better fit....have seen it in hats and helmets.

Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Just bought this ek2

    In 1939 Eisernes Kreuz forum
    08-13-2013, 05:39 PM
  2. Just bought this M53 set

    In Field Equipment And Accessories of the Third Reich
    08-06-2013, 06:46 PM
  3. 07-12-2012, 04:35 AM
  4. Question What have I bought????????????

    In Armour, Weapons, & Aircraft recovery
    05-01-2012, 11:28 AM
  5. Just bought another VN M1

    In US M1 steel helmet forum
    01-07-2012, 04:27 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts