Lot 4537

Kaiser Wilhelm II – a personal visor cap for his field-grey uniform, circa 1915

International Orders and Military Collectibles | A80m | Live auction | 1049 Lots

Hammer price € 11,000

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Description

Field-grey cloth with ponceau red trim and ponceau red piping, the top shaped like a saddle, metal cockades in officer's issue, field-grey plastic visor, grey chinstrap. Champagne-coloured silk lining with a gold-embossed monogram "W" below the imperial crown, pale leather sweatband, embossed "Mars Patent". Small moth holes on the edge of the cap. Slight signs of age and wear.
The head gear barely worn, in fine condition.

Condition:II

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General Information

Day 1 of our live auction "International Orders and Military Collectibles" includes 1061 lots. The auction starts on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am with Orders and Decorations (lot no. 3851 - 3987) and continue afterwards with Military Collectibles (lot no. 3991 - 4916). The pre-sale viewing will take place from Wednesday, 6.11. until Sunday, 10.11., and on Sunday, 17.11.2019 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).