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#1 03-03-2018 21:11:08

msteve21
Veteran DAK Member
From: Australia
Registered: 05-12-2011
Posts: 583

DAK, Frankenstein, M40 Tropical Cap

DAK Heer EM M40 cap

Desirable and rare cap M40 Afrikakorps Cap; Price $3400 or best offer

By Schlesische Mützenfabrik Frankenstein

• Red cotton lining is stamped in black ink with manufacturer information and logo, size 56

• Dated faded out, however the green enamelled grommet puts it between 40 and 1941

• Cap has two heavily oxidized ventilation grommets per side

• Cap body is made of faded, pale green cotton twill, the tropical pattern woven national emblem and rosette are the original factory hand sewn applications.

• In addition to the wear and fading, cap has minor stains, typical found on these caps from storage after 75 years. See photos for full description

• Soutache removed as per regulations late 42

Buyer pays for postage, insurance and any associated fees with Paypal

Email: msteve21@une.edu.au

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#2 08-03-2018 21:27:22

Sebastian.V
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From: Paris
Registered: 06-04-2011
Posts: 1953

Re: DAK, Frankenstein, M40 Tropical Cap

Wonderful cap from a true collector...

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#3 19-03-2018 21:53:08

wuestenfuchs88
Confirmed DAK Member
Registered: 18-01-2015
Posts: 141

Re: DAK, Frankenstein, M40 Tropical Cap

Beautyful Cap, shame about the Soustache, was it a Jaeger???

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#4 20-03-2018 11:15:42

msteve21
Veteran DAK Member
From: Australia
Registered: 05-12-2011
Posts: 583

Re: DAK, Frankenstein, M40 Tropical Cap

Unfortunately no evidence of soutchade is left
cap with drawn from sale


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