Historical information

World War 2 German Police Hat (Schutzpolizei) of an NCO pattern for the Munich District.

Physical description

Hard round peaked cap. Top one centimetre black leather, next 9 cm green felt attached to firm backing and bottom peak again black leather. Metal studs on side with black leather buckled strap going around the back. Attached to back is a large golden emblem of an eagle with wings spread, sitting on a shield with a Swaztika on it and gold laurel leaves coming off to the side. Mounted on the top at back is a silver oval shaped object with red markings. Lining on inside of hat is dark brown leather.