Husaren-Regt. König Wilhelm I (1.Rheinisches) Nr.7 (Bonn) IX Armee Korps - Officer Cap
The regiment was created in 1815 as the 7th West Prussian Hussars Regiment, among others, from units of the former Silesian National Hussars Regiment and had its garrison in Poznan.
From 1852 until the dissolution of the federation it was stationed in Bonn. The Hussars were subordinated to the 15th Division. The regiment led since 1857 by the Prussian king and later German Emperor Wilhelm I. The regiment took part in the wars of liberation 1813/15, the Prussian-Austrian war 1866, the German-French war 1870/71 and the First World War.
Our reproduction Imperial German Kürassier-Regt. Model 1907 Officers/NCO Cap (Feldmützen or Krätzchenare), are brand new and made in Germany.
Note the stiff rounded shape of the top brim of the cap retained by wire and supported at the front and rear by wire support strips.
They are exact high quality reproductions of a German Husaren-Regt WWI Officers cap, not cheap Chinese versions. They are exactly like the originals and are made with the correct materials and fittings including Ersatz leather sweatband and vulcanfibre peak.
These come in authentic blue wool top with red cap band and yellow piping with Reich & Prussian cockades.
These are made to order and there may be a delay of 4 to 5 weeks between order and the cap being sent. Email us before buying please!
Most WWI Enlisted caps of the Imperial German Regiments are available from us but some have to be made up to your specification. If you don't see one you require, please email us.