~ WW2 German Kriegsmarine Sailors Cap ~
This is an original German Kriegsmarine cap with its tally, cockade and eagle pin and is of the type worn by sailors and NCO's.
The tally is full length and reads 'Panzerschiff Admiral Scheer' for the Deutschland-class heavy cruiser Admiral Scheer.
The interior red liner, which feels like silk, has the makers details for H.Lenzer of Wilhelmshaven printed in gilt.
The leather cap band has 2 metal studs affixed to the interior for the letters 'A' and 'L'.
~ Provenance ~
This cap was sourced from the son of a known serving Kriegsmarine sailor and is part of a much larger collection of his artefacts which we have acquired. The original owner later served in U-Boats and was captured towards the end of WW2. Details will be provided to the purchaser.
~ Condition ~
The piece is in excellent condition, the interior band is unstitched in a couple of places.
~ Dimensions ~
The cap is 9 inches (22cm) in circumference.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £8 or the cap can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.