Luftwaffe Officer's Visor Cap (Schirmmütze für Offiziere). Visor caps were a standard item for all armed forces personnel during the Third Reich period. Although enlisted personnel were issued their caps from government supplies they were also permitted to purchase privately tailored caps. This is privately purchased Officer's visor cap, the sweatdiamond is nicely maker marked by the famous 'Erel' Company from Berlin, this is the 'Privat' class, the sweatdiamond is also marked with 'Verkaufs-Abteilung der Luftwaffe'. The leather sweatband is matching marked by the compan of 'Erel' from Berlin and dated 26 July 1939 on the inside. A carton size '55' tag is attached in the back of the cap. The cap is having the silver piping for officers. The cap is complete with its original hand-embroidered officer's type cap-eagle and an Officer's type hand-embroidered cocarde, both hand-sewn to the cap. The cap is in only showing minimal traces of usage. Hard to find original Luftwaffe Officer's Visor Cap in very good, near mint, condition!