WW2 German Side Cap?

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WW2 German Side Cap?

Postby The Devils Bank » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:32 pm

Not too sure on this cap, any ideas?

Inside is stamped: VA (and underneath it) 1941.

Again, no idea what the pin is for? (pictures 2&3 from the top).

Cloth insignia had been applied and removed.. :-?
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Re: WW2 German Side Cap?

Postby Dave_Holden » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:56 pm

Really I have no idea Pete. Is there an outline where the insignia was, it might give us a clue.

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Re: WW2 German Side Cap?

Postby Tailgunnerdownunder » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:10 am

I have a few garrison or overseas caps and can say I don't think it's U.S as they have branch of service piping except for Marines. Could it be domestic issue? Regards Mark

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Re: WW2 German Side Cap?

Postby The Devils Bank » Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:40 pm

I've been told that "VA stamps" ended after 1939??

It is German and evidence on the front, does suggest insignia was applied.

You can see where a eagle was attached.
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Re: WW2 German Side Cap?

Postby Christopher Ailsby » Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:09 am

This could be early SS VT, circa 1938. Would have a side eagle and a metal button Death Head.

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Re: WW2 German Side Cap?

Postby The Devils Bank » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:17 pm

Cheers Christopher, cloth insignia has been applied on closer inspection - you can see the stitching marks. :smile:

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