Item Id: HS23033
Heer Panzer EM/NCO's M34 Overseas Cap
High quality 1934 pattern, black wool construction cap with fold down side and back panels. The fold down panels are handstitched in the upright position at the front center of the cap. The front center of the cap has a machine woven national eagle in white rayon threads, mounted on a cut-out black rayon base. The eagle is neatly hand stitched to the cap. The front center of the fold down panels has a machine woven national tri-color cockade, mounted on a woven black rayon diamond shaped base. The cockade is also neatly hand sewn in place. Both the eagle and the cockade are original to the cap. The cap also has pink rayon soutache flanking the cockade indicating service with the panzer troops. The soutache has been applied in the correct manner, being machine stitched in place and inserted through two small puncture holes near the bottom edge of the cap. The cap has alloy ventilation grommet positioned to either side, positioned just below the crown edge. The interior of the cap is fully lined in brushed cotton. Clear maker mark dated 1940. Size is also stamped “57”.
The cap is in very good condition. No damage or mendings just signs light signs of age fading and napwear. The cap was used only a couple of times leaving minor sweat stains to the lining.
Desirable cap in very good condition!!