Item Id: HS23020
Heer Panzer EM/NCO's M34 Overseas Cap
High quality 1935 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 light grey 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 machine 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. Faint maker mark with 1941 date. Size is about 56.
The cap is in good still used condition. No damage or mendings just signs of light age fading, napwear and some sweat stains to the inside.
Desirable and pretty rare cap in good still used condition!!