Waffen SS Crusher Cap Named to Joachim Peiper - Aged
This cap has been made to replicate one worn by Joachim Peiper. Peiper was was a field officer in the Waffen-SS during WW2 and personal adjutant to Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler. This cap has been modeled on some of his most famous photographs, easily found on the internet. See final pictures,
The insignia is museum quality and both eagle and death heads skull insignia show medium to heavy wear. It is a size 59 and we recommend this as a display piece and not for wear. Treat it like an original.
The leather sweat band is in excellent condition and the celluloid sweat protector has a shows light age colouring. There are light wear stains on the inside with some darker areas and patches of white mould.
The white piping is lightly dirty and yellowing but still bright looking. The leather peak, has many large age cracks & marks on both sides. There is some age related dust in places. There are small amounts of wear and discolouration to the velvet outer headband.
A genuine Waffen SS Officers cap in this condition will easily go for thousand's of pounds, which is out of the price range of most average collectors. This one looks the part and is at a snip of a price.
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