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WWII German Nazi Wehrmacht EM/NCO'S Overseas Cap Eagle Mützen Adler
Item #: CA59
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BeVo machine woven, national eagle with outstretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons, in white rayon on a woven light green rayon base. The eagle’s wingspan is roughly, 60mm from wing tip to wing tip. The eagle is still on it’s original green rayon factory roll.

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. Regulations followed on October 30TH 1935 that stipulated the national eagle was also to be applied to all field caps. Generally the national eagle for wear on the EM/NCO’s overseas and M43 field caps were machine woven, first in white on a dark blue/green base, (circa 1934), then later in matte grey on a field-grey base, (circa 1939), while Officer’s versions were embroidered in bright silver/aluminum wire threads. A machine woven version in bright silver/aluminum flat-wire threads was also utilized by Officer’s but was also very popular with senior NCO’s. Besides the national eagle personnel also wore a national tri-color cockade on all soft headgear. Originally they utilized the Weimar Reichswehr era oval black, red and gold national cockade which was replaced with a circular national cockade in black, white, and red on March 14TH 1933 and was utilized through-out the Third Reich period on all soft caps with minor manufacturing variations
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price $60.00 USD