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WWII German Wehrmacht Officer's Hat or Cap Eagle
Item #: RK2
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Nice quality, hand embroidered national breast eagle with out-stretched wings measuring 2 1/4 inches, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it's talons in bright, silver/aluminum wire threads with bright, green accent threads mounted on a cut-out, green wool base.
 The German army originally adopted a slightly modified version of the NSDAP's, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker's Party), national eagle by order on February 17TH 1934, with instructions to have it applied to all steel helmets, visor caps, and tunics by May 1ST 1934. Later amendments to the introductory order stipulated that the national eagle was also to be worn on all field caps, the sports uniform and the black panzer wrap tunic. The eagle came in three distinct designs with two having slightly different, out-stretched wings and the third with down-swept wings. Generally officer's ranks utilized hand or machine embroidered cap eagles while EM/NCO's ranks utilized machine embroidered or machine woven eagles. During the war the cap eagles were manufactured in a variety of slightly different manufacturing techniques and colorations
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price $100.00 USD