The odd thing about this cap is that it does not have the Kupper gusset, at least not in a way that I can find. It is a very real cap, though. It is also in a wonderful state of preservation save that
someone switched the Totenschaedel. This cap came via Whammond and then to collector X and then to Shea and then to.....?!
It does have extra padding from the peak behind the Stirndrueck area, though......
FB, That is indeed something historically special.
The cap shown is a very, very nice thing.
I expect that you must be om the probervial "cloud nine"
Impressive and rare acquirement Friedrich. The forum is fortunate to see this rare beauty up close. Thankyou for sharing this. Regards Larry
It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C
One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C
“The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill
Wim Saris' book has many illustrations of these caps, by the way.