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CAPINSIGNIA #42582C Diplomatic Corps High Leader Cap Insignia
This set of cap insignia includes the bullion eagle and wreath that would have been worn by a Diplomatic Official. These were taken from Von Ribbentropp's "palace" outside of Lache Fuschl. This beautiful Austrian lake is near the Salzburg area. There is a letter that comes with these insignia written by the Austrian who sold the insignia to my consignor in 1984. The letter outlines the details how they were acquired.
The insignia consists of tan wool with a beautiful gold bullion Diplomatic eagle. The bullion has tarnished from age but is still all there, highlighted with fine thread. The eagle grasps a wreath with an aluminum bullion swastika.
Accompanying the eagle is the wreath portion for the cap. It is constructed of the same gold bullion on the same sort of tan wool background. In the center is an aluminum cockade with a red center.
A very beautiful, original set here, possibly owned by Joachim von Ribbentropp. These are extremely rare.
CAPINSIGNIA #42159 Army Cap Badge
The reverse of the badge retains the three original mounting prongs.
A good example here, ready to display or be put on a cap.
Excellent Plus. $75.00
CAPINSIGNIA #42017C Matched SS of Silver SS Cap Insignia
This matched set of insignia is in very fine condition. It features a highly detailed SS eagle and swastika, with intact prongs and marked "RZM M1/52" and a very fine cap skull. The detailing throughout the skull remains very good, and the reverse is marked "RZM M1/52", matching the eagle. Both of the sturdy prints are intact.
An outstanding set of SS Cap Insignia here; if you have been looking to complete your cap this is a rare opportunity.
Excellent Plus. $1,395.00
CAPINSIGNIA #42039A Luftwaffe NCO's Cap Insignia
The cloth is slightly faded and shows age but the condition is generally good.
CAPINSIGNIA #42043 RAD Cap Badge
This RAD Cap Badge is constructed from aluminum. It features the RAD spade with a red border and a black mobile swastika set on a gray background. The spade is set against a pair of wheat stalks. The reverse of the insignia is marked "Gesch Gesch / C. T. D. 39". The two original prints remain intact. Near Mint. $65.00
CAPINSIGNIA #42047C Naval Cap Insignia
The routing hardware is present on the reverse and the cockade is retains by means of four prongs.
A nice Naval piece here.
Excellent Plus. $125.00
CAPINSIGNIA #42051C Metal Edelweiss Cap Badge
This insignia shows age but remains in generally good condition.
There is some mild moth damage on the edges of the insignia, but it is in otherwise decent condition.
CAPINSIGNIA #42076C Cloth Police Cap Insignia
This Police Cap Insignia is constructed form a green, silk-like material. The edges have frayed slightly. On the front of the insignia is a woven Police eagle beneath a cockade in the standard colors.
A nice, basic Police insignia here.
CAPINSIGNIA #42077C Army Panzer Cap Insignia
It appears to have been cut directly off a cap.
A fine Panzer Insignia here.
CAPINSIGNIA #42093C Army NCO's Trapezoid Cap Insignia
This example does not look to have ever been issued.
A very nice Army insignia here.
Near Mint. $50.00
CAPINSIGNIA #42092C SA Berlin Eagle for Overseas Cap
The SA groups all wore different colors on their caps to designate their area; this example is black, indicating Berlin.
A high quality SA Insignia here.
Near Mint. $135.00
CAPINSIGNIA #42067C SS Edelweiss Cap Insignia
This would have been sewn on the side of a SS Mountain Cap.
A choice SS insignia here.
This would have been sewn on the side of a SS Mountain Cap.
A choice SS insignia here.
CAPINSIGNIA #41424 Silvered Political Leader's Cap Insignia
This cap insignia is in the form of a hollow-backed Political eagle, with open wings and looking to the viewer's right. It catches the usual wreath and swastika, and the detailing remains good throughout.
The reverse of the insignia is marked "RZM M 1/8". All three of the original prongs are intact.
CAPINSIGNIA #41433C Triangular SS Cap Insignia
The upper portion of has an SS eagle done in silver thread; the breast and wing feathering is textured. Below the bird is a SS skull and bones, also in textured material.
A fine SS insignia here.
CAPINSIGNIA #41391 Army Nickel Cap Eagle
The bird looks to the viewer's right, with open wings and clutching the usual wreathed swastika. The detailing remains good throughout.
The reverse retains all of the original mounting prongs.
A nice example here, ready to go on to your cap.
Excellent Plus. $75.00
CAPINSIGNIA #41275 Police Cap Eagle
Above the bird is a an embroidered cockade rendered in fine red, black, and white threads.
A good Police example here.
CAPINSIGNIA #41440 Police Cap Eagle
Above the bird is a an embroidered cockade in tight red, black, and white threads.
A good Police example here.
CAPINSIGNIA #41426 Early Political Cap Eagle
This is the cap eagle worn prior to 1936 by SS and SA men. It originally had two prongs, but one is missing. The other, a good long one, is still intact.
A great early Cap Eagle here.
Excellent Plus. $50.00
CAPINSIGNIA #41366C Coast Artillery Cap Insignia
Sewn to the cotton is gold open winged eagle with detailing picked out in black thread.
This is a scarce insignia and a great looking display piece.
CAPINSIGNIA #41025 Veterans's Cap Insignia
This Veteran's Cap Insignia is a hollow back example, stamped out of brass. It features a set of gilded oak leaves surrounding the familiar Veteran's War Memorial. The memorial design is rendered in colored enamel, which has minor damage but nothing too bad.
The reverse of the insignia retains the two original mounting prongs.
A sound period example here.
Good Plus. $35.00
CAPINSIGNIA #36165C Hitler Youth Marine Peaked Cap Insignia
This Hitler Youth Marine Cap Insignia is an ultra rare item that is in choice collectible condition. The insignia is slightly curved to the shape of the peaked cap being a dark naval blue base material. Woven completely around the base is a set of overlapping oak leaves and acorns featured in three rows. The oak leaves are all done in gold bullion and are beautifully rendered. In the center of the wreath is an enamel Hitler Youth insignia. The insignia has perfect surfaces to the enamel with great colors to the red, white, gold and black swastika in the center.
The reverse of the insignia has a hard, paper-like substance covering it and there is a tag on the reverse which appears to have some stamping on it appearing to be the letter “S”. If you happen to have one of these HJ marine caps sans the insignia what a wonderful find this would be! If you do not have the cap and would just like to add a great piece to your HJ insignia collection I think this is something that you and your friends will really enjoy seeing in your collection.
Excellent Plus, Plus. $995.00
CAPINSIGNIA #40519C Police Cap Insignia
It is constructed of stamped aluminum, in the form of an open-winged Police eagle clutching a wreathed swastika. The bird is superimposed over a wreath of overlapping oak leaves and acorns
On the reverse the stubs of the original prongs are still in place.
CAPINSIGNIA #40506C Postal Cap Eagle
The tab depicts a stubby winged eagle looking to the viewer's left. The bird grasps a wreathed swastika.
An excellent Postal example here.
CAPINSIGNIA #40368 Army Trapezoid Cap Insignia
This insignia is on green cotton fabric. It looks to have never been worn.
A sound Army example here.
CAPINSIGNIA #40166C Early 1st Style SS/SA Cap Eagle
The reverse of the eagle retains the three original mounting prongs, and is unmarked.
A fine, original cap eagle here, perfect if you've got an early cap that needs to be dressed up. This is a very difficult eagle to find.
Excellent Plus. $895.00
CAPINSIGNIA #39948 Police Cap Insignia
A very good looking Police Cap Insignia here.
CAPINSIGNIA #39947 Naval Cap Eagle
Some outstanding workmanship here; this is a fine Naval Cap Eagle.
CAPINSIGNIA #40115C RAD Cap Insignia
The mounting prints on the reverse have been lost to time. it is marked "A", "A&S", "37", and "Gesch Gesch".
CAPINSIGNIA #38965 Gold Naval Cap Eagle
The eagle looks to the viewer’s right and clutches a wreathed swastika. There are nice black accents throughout this bird.
A very sharp looking Naval Cap Eagle here.
CAPINSIGNIA #38800C Army Visor Cap Aluminum Wreath and Cockade
In the center is a separate matching aluminum cockade. The cockade has two rows of aluminum around the red felt center, and the serrated outer rim is painted black. All prongs are intact on this cockade.
CAPINSIGNIA #38802C Metal Edelweiss Cap Insignia
Attached to the reverse is a safety pin style catch. This catch is broken on one side. These edelweiss insignia were worn on the caps of mountain troops.
CAPINSIGNIA #37768 Aluminum Luftwaffe Winged Cap Wreath
This Winged Cap Wreath is constructed entirely out of aluminum. There is a central wreath of oak leaves and acorns, with a cockade in the middle. The cockade has a red center. The wreath has wings on either side.
The reverse of the insignia retains both of the original mounting prongs intact.
A finely detailed Luftwaffe piece here, ready to go on to your cap.
Excellent Plus, Plus. $75.00
CAPINSIGNIA #37778 Aluminum Police Cap Eagle
The reverse has only one remaining prong, the other long lost to time.
CAPINSIGNIA #37769 NSKK Silver Cap Eagle
This NSKK Cap eagle is a real beauty, having a heavy silver finish that has completely toned to a desirable black color. It features the open-winged NSKK eagle which clutches a wreathed swastika in his talons. Above the bird is a banner with the initials “N.S.K.K.”. The detail throughout is extraordinary.
The reverse is marked “Ges Gesch”, “RZM”. “A” and “S”. The tow mounting prongs are still in place.
A beautiful piece of insignia here.
Excellent Plus, Plus. $150.00
CAPINSIGNIA #37449 Cap Cockade
The reverse of the cockade has the two mounting prongs, both of which are intact and still serviceable.
This cockade is ready, willing and eager to go on to your cockadeless cap.
Excellent Plus. $25.00
CAPINSIGNIA #37305 Police Cap Insignia
This stamped aluminum Police Cap Insignia has some oxidation that is spread through a large portion of its surfaces. The original prongs are also missing from the reverse. As such this piece is priced accordingly.
The insignia is an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves and acorns with an open-winged eagle looking to the viewer's left. The bird clutches a wreath with a raised mobile swastika.
CAPINSIGNIA #36773 Aluminum Army Cap Wreath with Matching Separate Cockade
In the center is a separate matching aluminum cockade. The cockade has two rows of aluminum around the red center, and the serrated outer rim is painted black.
Excellent Plus. $65.00
CAPINSIGNIA #36781 Female RAD/WJ Cap Pin
There is a ribbon device below the swastika, having the name of the female RAD branch, “RAD WJ”.
The reverse is equipped with a straight pin fastener with a conventional pin and catch.
Not an easy pin to find these days.
CAPINSIGNIA #36661 Army Crusher Cap Wreath/Cockade
This Army Crusher Cap insignia has a field green cloth background, as well as bullion oak leaves and acorns which surround a cockade. The cockade is red centered, surrounded by a bullion circle which is in turn surrounded by a circle of black cloth.
This is a difficult insignia to find, and appears to be unissued.
CAPINSIGNIA #36187 Political Cap Insignia
This aluminum Political Eagle Cap Insignia has fairly short wings and clutches a wreathed swastika with its head looking to the left. The detail throughout the bird is outstanding. The insignia has two prongs remaining, one on each of the wing backs and the prong that was on the reverse of the wreath is gone to time. This insignia is marked on the reverse, “RZM M1/58”.
This Black SS Trapezoid is in unissued condition. It depicts the SS open-winged eagle clutching a swastika and looking to the right. The bird is positioned over a leering skull and bones. The two insignia are in an aluminum bevo weave on top of a silk triangle shaped background. This background is attached to a black silk which would be the mounting device used to install this rare trapezoid insignia on a black M43 cap. A very desirable item here and nice for display with some other SS artifacts.
This NSKK Side Cap Insignia is a BeVo weave on black silk. The eagle's wingspan is about 3 inches across, and the bird looks to the viewer's right, grasping a wreathed mobile swastika. Above the proud avian flies an NSKK banner. This insignia is an aluminum bullion weave over black silk. It is for installation on the side of an NSKK side cap.
This bullion Postal Cap Eagle is of BeVo weave on black silk. It depicts a stubby-winged eagle which is highly detailed, carrying a wreathed swastika and looking to the left. This would have been worn on a postal cap.
This bullion Postal Cap Eagle is a BeVo weave on black silk. It depicts a stubby-wingedeagle which is highly detailed, carrying a wreathed swastika andlooking to the left. This would have been worn on a postal cap.
This bullion cap eagle is a BeVo weave on black silk. It depicts a stubby-winged eagle which is highly detailed, carrying a wreathed swastika and looking to the left. This would have been worn on a postal cap.
This peaked cap wreath is the silvered type. It shows outstanding detail throughout and has a fine patination across all of its surfaces. A great item here if this part is missing from your cap which shows some usage of the period. All four of the original prongs are still on the reverse.
Excellent Plus, Plus. $85.00
This RAD Cap Badge is in a gray metal color, but it may have been silvered when it was originally issued. It is an oval shape and has a pierced inside. At the upper portion of the oval, there is a mobile swastika and the swastika bottom leg sits on two wheat shafts. The reverse of the badge has two prongs for hooking it onto the cap. This badge was worn by female RAD members.
Excellent Plus. $75.00
This RAD WJ Cap Insignia was worn by female members of the RAD. The badge was worn on the fedora that as issued as part of the ladies uniform. It is an oval shape, having a pierced center featuring a mobile swastika positioned over a set of wheat shafts. The reverse of the badge is marked with the year it was produced, “38” and the RAD triangle. The patent pending words are also there being, “Ges. Gesch.”. Only one of the original two prongs remains. A good display example here.
This Veterans Aluminum Cap Eagle consists of an open winged bird, which looks to the viewer’s right, and clutches a mobile swastika within a wreath. Superimposed over the breast of the eagle is a pair of crossed swords and an Iron Cross. The back of this medal is marked “13” “Ges.Gesch”. The three prongs are still there, for the retaining position on the peak of a veteran’s cap.
Near Mint $55.00
This Trapezoid Cap Eagle is a woven yarn on a silk-like gray background. The insignia depicts a light gray woven thread eagle with open wings looking to the viewer’s right and clutching a swastika in a wreath. Below the bird is the national cockade consisting of colors of black, white, and red in the center. A fine original insignia here.
This Bullion Cap Eagle is beautifully done, having bright highlights with more subdued aluminum backgrounds. The eagle is open winged, looking to the viewer’s right and clutches a bullion swastika within a wreath. The paper background is still intact, but the wool field-green cloth backing behind the eagle has been eaten by an insect. There are only small amounts of this cloth remaining. Still, this is a good looking bird.
This Cap Eagle is a yellow/gold woven thread on a gray cotton background. The golden/yellow eagle is open winged and looks to the viewer’s right. The bird clutches a mobile swastika within a wreath. This would be a difficult-to-find cap eagle for a Coastal Artillery M-43 cap.
This political leader’s cap cockade has a red lined enamel round outside with an inner metal rim featuring a floating black enamel swastika in the center. The two prongs are in place on the reverse of this cockade. The reverse is a silvered color and it is marked, “RZM M 1/34”.
Excellent Plus. $75.00
This oval shaped cap insignia is partially made of cloth and has a metal background. The oval shape has a metal rope style border and in the center, the cloth is printed with a DAF logo featuring a cog wheel with a mobile swastika inside. This logo sits atop a sprig of oak leaves. The features are all in yellow and the background is black. The metal reverse of this cap insignia is marked “RZM 347”. A good item to display with other DAF materials.
This cap eagle has fine detail throughout being the style eagle which looks to the viewer’s right. This bird has an open wing spread and clutches a wreath with mobile swastika. There is a small hole in the center of the swastika which was the area where the prong was placed. There were two other prongs, one on each of the reverse of the wings but all are gone to time. This eagle does not seem to have any markings on the reverse but it still shows good detail and would make a fine display example.
This Veterans Aluminum Cap Eagle is in choice condition, depicting an aluminum eagle with open wings looking to the right, and clutching a mobile wreathed swastika. Superimposed across the eagles breast is a set of crossed swords, and an Iron Cross. The reverse of the bird has the three prongs for retainage on the veterans cap. The reverse is also marked 11 Ges.Gesch..
Near Mint. $60.00
An Army cockade and wreath, with all of the mouting prongs still present, and in excellent condition. This item would be perfect to restore that old Army hat you've had lying about for ages collecting dust.
This NSKOV Cap Eagle is a fairly large size and is a fine depiction. It shows an eagle with half open wings looking to the viewer’s right. In the center there is a vaulted wreath, which superimposed over it, there is a sword with Iron Cross and red mobile swastika in the center. The bird’s talons rest over the initials of the organization “NSKOV”. This insignia is a hollow backed stamped type and the three prongs are still intact on the reverse. This insignia is not seen too often.
This Army Trapezoid features a woven gray army eagle with open wings looking to the viewer’s right. The eagle is clutching a mobile swastika. Below is a black, white and red circular cockade. The trapezoid is sewn to a silk background. A nice original trap here ready to go onto an M-43 cap.
This Army Trapezoid features a gray thread sewn eagle positioned over a cockade also made of thread. The depictions are done on a green cotton background. The open-winged eagle looks to the viewer’s right clutching a swastika. The cockade has rings of black and white with a red center. A fine original trapezoid here.
Excellent Plus. $95.00