U-Boat Cap U-156 Werner Hartenstein Korvettenkapitän
Reproduction German U-Boat Kreigsmarine Captains Peaked cap with 70+ years of heavy ageing and very off-white top. As worn by the Korvettenkapitän of U-156 Werner Hartenstein.
The peak, liner and chinstrap etc. all show good wear and both the inside and outside are stained and aged. Notice the gold bullion wreath and Captains peak ranking are dark and tarnished. Notice the wear, dirt and stains particularly on the top of the cap. This cap displays the 2'd Flottila Rune and the Town of Plauen - Hartenstein's place of birth.
The top is fully removable and it is marked EREL - Sonder Klasse - OKK - Berlin on both liner and sweat protector. This cap is made in Germany and the EREL mark is copyright making it even more exclusive. This U-boat & skipper was made famous by the controversial Laconia incident.
This is a high quality aged peaked Hat from a U-Boat Captain with an outstanding war record having sunk 19 ships and damaged several others.
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