November 7-8, 2018 Edged Weapons, Armor, & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 11/7/2018
Lot contains: (A) Enlisted Regiment General Goering visor cap, and (B) Pair of Luftwaffe wool trousers. (A) A prewar Luftwaffe visor cap to a member of the "RGG", in overall very good to excellent condition. The Regiment General Goering was was formed in September of 1935, when General Goering became the chief of the chief of the Luftwaffe. This visor cap is "RGG" unit marked, named, and dated 1936. The blue gray wool is in near mint condition, with minor moth nip on the right underside, and a black woven wool center band with white wool piping. Early aluminum droop tail eagle and wreath insignia are near mint and original to the cap. The correct chinstrap is present with oval black painted buckles. The black visor exhibits the usual heat damage found on most caps. The cotton lining is intact and marked to the maker "Robert Lubstein" in Berlin, and dated 1936. The cap is named via a paper tag to what is either a "Kuffner" or Ruffner" (with an umlaut), and could be researched. The cap is unit marked to the "1st Battery of the 1st Battalion of Regiment General Goering" in 1936. Leather sweatband is in good condition, with it being ripped through on the front and the stitching in that area being loose. Cap appears to have been crushed at some point, and the sweatband exhibiting moderate wear. (B) Pair of Luftwaffe Model 1940 wool "Fliegerhose", in overall unissued near mint condition. Blue gray wool trousers do not appear to be damaged, and have one rear slit pocket, two flapped side pockets, and a watch pocket. Trousers retains all five glass fly buttons and three glass pocket buttons. Inside lining is made from an off-white cotton and the trousers are 41" long with a waist of 32". The ends of the legs are tapered to allow for them to be tucked into boots. This lot matches nicely with the RGG tunic in another lot.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $840.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Thursday, November 8, 2018.
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