WWII RAF RCAF Officer visor / peaked Cap / Hat
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Sold Date: 01/12/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
WWII RAF / RCAF Officer's cap in excellent condition .... Fabric shows no mothing, staining, nor discoloration.... Bullion King's (Tudor) Crown officer's cap badge (crown part of the one-piece cap badge is unstitched on top but it's not noticeable and t's certainly no danger of it coming off), great leather chin-strap, two ventilation holes on each underside of floppy top.... Fantastic maker's label inside with the Royal Warrant reads: By Appointment / Scott & Co. / Hatters to H.M. the King / The Royal Family / Old Bond Street / Piccadilly, W. On sweatband, the words Real Roan Leather are imprinted. Sweatband is very supple and completely stitched.... Lining appears to be satin, no holes, with a nice large"uncarmelized" plastic guard in the middle over the elaborate maker's markings... Cap has no fading, and underside of visor is pristine in matching blue.... As one can see, the cap has a bit of the "crusher" look to it, which was popular among USAAF, RAF, RCAF, RAAF, and RNZAF officers. Size marked 6 5/8 - which is the UK size - this equals 6 3/4" US and 54cm Europe.*** Postage within the continental US is $8.00. Insurance is optional insurance for an extra $2.50. *** Postage to Canada is $12.00. Insurance is optional for an additional $2.50. *** Postage to the UK and Ireland is $34.00 for airmail (about 7-10 days), or $25.00 for surface-mail (about 6-8 weeks). Insurance is optional for an additional 3.80. *If I've made a mistake calculating postage costs to the UK and all other countries, I will gladly issue a refund for any over-payment. I try very hard to be fair, and I don't make extra money on postage costs. Please write for postage and the optional insurance rates to all other destinations worldwide. *** Also listing an officer-named and dated British-made (Austin Reed of Regent Street) WWII RCAF Flight Lieutenant's jacket in beautiful condition, complete with all buttons, medal ribbons, CANADA shoulder titles, and rank braid. If the winning bidder wins both items, I will gladly offer a discount on shipping costs. Please feel free to write with any questions. Thanks for looking!
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