Original German WWII Luftwaffe Flight Branch Visor Cap by Franz Ritter 1938
Original Item: Only One available. This is a fantastic condition Flight Branch Luftwaffe NCO EM Visor Cap. A wonderful honest example with a fantastic swept back shape. It has the saddle appearance, which we all love. This excellent wartime NCO Schirmmütze Visor Cap was a high quality manufactured visor. It is fabricated in Luftwaffe grey blue wool, with wide black wool cap band, plus three rows of yellow-orange color piping for the flight branch (Waffenfarbe) around the circumference.
The peak visor cap retains a perfect, high quality, aluminum pin Luftwaffe eagle with swastika as well as centrally mounted aluminum oak leaves with cockade. Chin strap and buttons are still present and in very good condition. The visor is a classic gloss pattern with very minor crazing.
The body with its lemon-yellow piping is in excellent shape. The size 57 liner has the champagne color rayon interior with the celluloid moisture shield. The tan sweatband is in excellent supple condition. Hat is maker marked FRANZ RITTER and dated 1938. Inside the sweatband are ink stamped regimental markings.
This is an excellent totally honest Luftwaffe NCO peaked visor cap offered with a beautiful saddle-form shape. Hard to find a better one!
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