Very very true.
Hopefully, but I'm not holding my breath, some of the many authentic images posted here will help educate.
For some reason, collectors who actualy do know a thing or two about TR hats seem to throw all that they have learn't out the window when it comes to judging waffenfarbe piped SS hats.
I am repelled by group think, and also repulsed by what certain arbiters of taste dictate to others, especially on the maroon mad men site.
My interest in grey caps gravitates towards the early ones, with the RZM marks and the runics in the Muetzenboden, such as they exist at all. I assign greater value to same, but that's my own weakness.
I am a contrarian.