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Description: ALLGEMEINE-SS GENERAL'S 'CRUSHER' STYLE VISOR CAP
An excessively rare Allgemeine-SS General's 'Crusher'-type Visor Cap. This cap is constructed of comparatively heavy-weight black wool with a black felt side band. Two bands of silver metal piping appear at the crown of the cap and above the side band respectively, and are expertly joined at the ends. The totenkopf and eagle insignia are lightly patinated and near faultless. A double braided silver wire chin cord is affixed above the visor, attached at both ends with two silver pebbled buttons. It is a bit loose but that minor fault is easily corrected. The black leather visor is only very slightly crazed and remains supple with all original coloring. Within, this cap bears a thin leather sweatband showing only very light wear, and the lining is the typically-seen burnt orange coated cloth. The classic gold SS runes appear beneath a fully-intact diamond-shaped celluloid shield. Overall, this cap is in exceptional condition with no mothing or other readily discernible damage whatsoever, an excellent addition to any discriminating collector's holdings.

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August 24, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

Chesapeake City, MD, US

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$0 $99 $10
$100 $499 $20
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
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