Corporal's M43 Field Cap (Einheitsfeldmutze M43), Named.
This is one of the finest examples of German Head Gear to come through eMedals. This beautifully textured army green wool M43 field cap (Einheitsfeldmutze M43) has an embroidered silver Army eagle and cockade trapezoid sewn upon the front. The skirt arms displaying the usual square ended pattern, secured with two silvered aluminum buttons, plus a reinforced visor. The interior comes with a herringbone patterned brown cotton headband, stamped "04" on the sidewall near the cap's rear. The dome is fabricated from the same herringbone patterned brown cotton, with an 18 mm x 45 mm label stitched in place, named in black ink to a Corporal, "Gefreiter Konig, Stab II./G.R. 66". The cap measures 180 mm x 290 mm x 130 mm in height, is free of stains and interruptions in the fabric, with discolouration showing in the named label only, quality stitching on all seams, maintaining its natural colour, it must be considered to stand in near mint condition.