USMA West Point Military Academy Parade Shako Hat

Hello. Up for bid is a really fantastic find! This is a West Point Military Academy (USMA) Full Dress Parade Shako hat. It is in excellent condition with very few signs of wear. It is dated 2004 as you can see in the pic which shows the Cadet Store Logo. All the parts and pieces are Shako hat has the metal chain, chin strap, cadet buttons, vent holes, string for headliner, USMA parade hat crest, and all stamps and labels. T is also a small hook on the back of the hat at the base on the outside...I'm not sure what this was for, but if anyone knows I'd love to find out! T is minor wear which can be seen on the brim, but it is barely noticable, and the crest is missing one of the posts that hold it on, but it is still attached firmly to the hat. (These crests do come up often on ebay, and it should not be hard to find a replacement if you decide to do is in otherwise great condition). This shako hat comes from an officer who is stationed at West Point (he was not the cadet who owned this hat as far as I know, it was just part of his collection). This Shako Parade hat will make an outstanding addition to your collection. This auction has NO RESERVE...starting price does not reflect the condition of the item, just my desire to keep costs down on fees.

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