Kriegsmarine Visorcap for Kapitän zur See Otto Kähler (Later Adm

Kriegsmarine Visorcap for Kapitän zur See Otto Kähler (Later Adm

Kriegsmarine Visorcap for Kapitän zur See Otto Kähler (Later Admiral).


Early to Mid war manufactured cap. Cap is in nice patinated medium worn condition and have a KM style officers bill for Kapitän zur See. The visor is made of dark blue wool with a row of hand embroidered oak-leaves in bright gilt wire threads near the forward edge. The underside of the visor is covered with black leatherette which has some cracks to it and a small piece is missing showing the White gauze inside it. The cap has the typical wide KM dark blue wool top (which is removable) with bulleon eagle and wreath/cocade to the front also those very nicely patinated. Also at front the typical KM style chinstrap beeing attached with guilt KM ancor buttons at each side.


Interior is made of a dark blue rayon material and have 100% of the sweatshield present, under it, in the slot for the nametag we find a nametag to Kapitän z. See Otto Kähler, he later became an Admiral and commander of Bretange and later of the festung Brest. More info about Köhler can be found here https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_K%C3%A4hler_(Admiral). Köhler was among many medals and badges awarded both the Knightscross of the Ironcross as well as the Oakleafs to the Knightscross of the Ironcross. Black coloured leather sweatband is in matching worn condition. Outside cap have very slight napwear and no mothing no holes, rips or tears, just nicely worn condition. Cap inside roundell material is made of the for KM typical whit gauze material to withstand the salt Sea water better. Cap has a nice apperance!

 

Included is three copy photos of Köhler wearing the visor cap in question when visiting Narvik and Bodö 1942!!

 

Size approx 57

 

Cap is in a beutifully worn patinated Very Good condition and it is not every day one find a cap to such a well decorated Admiral!!



3,295.00€

Kriegsmarine Visorcap for Kapitän zur See Otto Kähler (Later Adm
[HV18015]

 
 
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