Hat, Matrosenmütze: O/Rs, Marine Luftschiff Abteilung

Catalogue number
  • UNI 8233
Department
Exhibits
Materials
  • whole: metal
  • whole: leather
  • whole: textile
  • whole: cardboard
Dimensions
  • whole: Depth 245 mm, Height 950 mm, Width 250 mm
Alternative names
  • full name: Hat, Matrosenmütze: O/Rs, Marine Luftschiff Abteilung
  • simple name: Headdress: German
Category
uniforms and insignia

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Label

First World War period German Naval Air Service cap which was worn by an NCO crew member of the German Naval Airship L33.

Physical description

cap Round-topped peakless cap of blue wool fabric, having a red/silver/black metal cockade added to the front, top and a machine-embroidered band with the lettering, 'MARINE=LUFTSCHIFF=ABTEILUNG'. The hatband is partially burnt to the right side and there is much wear to internal brown leather sweatband.

History note

This cap belonged to a member of the German naval airship L33.

Inscription

Prüss

Inscription

MARINE=LUFTSCHIFF=ABTEILUNG

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