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USMC Garrison Cap:  With EGA screwback insignia..  Good condition. ID'd to "Green". .  Dates from the 2000's.
Item # mg1  $5.00
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Pith or Sun Helmet:  Time period unknown.  This one has no contract stamping in it.  Some differences I see in it compared to my others with the contract stamps are:  the metal on the inside is unpainted and in two of the other helmets it is black; the adjustment holes in the headband do not have grommets and on the other helmets they do; the chin strap is black and on the other helmets it is khaki; the chin strap has hooks on the ends where the other helmets have a hole on the ends and the hook is on the helmet; the vent hole grommets are black and spread over on the inside and on two of the other helmets they are khaki color and have no rim on the inside; the green is a darker green.  That is about all I can tell.   It has a bad stain on the back and has a couple of small breaks on the inside top that are not on the outside.
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1895 Dress Cap: Indian Wars-Spanish American War uniform cap, model 1895.  Lacking top condition but priced right for someone needing a display example. ID'd inside to WCC which may be Western Costume Company.  They rented gear to the movie houses and this hat may have seen action in old Western movies.  Lining is missing and/or torn; sweat band missing pieces; several moth holes.  Please see photos for condition.  I  bought this from a well known militaria dealer and I am sure I paid more than what I am asking.
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USMC Garrison Cap: The top is sewn closed.  It has a metal grommet for the EGA.   No contract tag.  It is the bottom one shown in the photo.
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$139.00
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BILLED VISOR COVER:  I believe this is U.S. Navy, but am not sure.  It has a size tag of 6 3/4 and no other tags.  The lining is gray, there is a hole from using an insignia with it so I think this has been on a frame.  However, it is bright and clean with no problems. 
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BILLED VISOR COVER by BERNARD: I believe this is U.S. Navy, but am not sure.  It has a tag from BERNARD which has a zipcode on it so it is after 1963.  It has the black elastic ribbon around around it.  A manufactured hole for front insignia.  Khaki colored  lining.  Bright and clean with no noted problems.  Size 7 to 7-1/4.
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BILLED VISOR COVER by BERNARD:  I believe this is U.S. Navy, but am not sure.  It has a tag from BERNARD which has a zipcode on it so it is after 1963.  It has the black ribbon around it which half is woven and the other half is elastic.  It has a manufactured slot in the front for insignia.  Khaki colored lining.  Bright and clean with no noted problems.  Size 7 to 7-1.4.
Item # 31510  $2.99
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BILLED VISOR COVER:  I believe this is U.S. Navy, but am not sure.  Only tag in it is the size tag; 6-3/4.  Not an elastic band, same material as the rest of the cover.  It has a black satin-like lining.  Only holes are the two manufactured for the side button/ studs.  Clean.
Item # 31511   $2.99
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BILLED VISOR COVER by BANCROFT:  I believe this is U.S. Navy, but am not sure.  It has a Bancroft label and a Bancroft cardboard insert.  Lining is khaki colored.  Black band ribbon is all elastic.  Manufactured side holes for the button/studs.  Bright and clean and most likely never used.
Item # 31512   $3.99
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BILLED VISOR COVER by BANCROFT:  I believe this is U.S. Navy, but am not certain.  It was made by BANCROFT and it has a plastic lining on which the labels are fixed over the gold lining.  It is black and has a full elastic band. Appears to not have been used and is bright and clean with the exception of lint or fuzz as seen in the photos which will brush off. Manufactured side holes for the buttons/studs.
Item # 31513   $3.99
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BILLED VISOR COVER by BANCROFT:  I believe this is U.S. Navy, with the green color indicating the AVIATION branch.  It was made by BANCROFT and has a plastic lining on which the labels are fixed and over that is a cardboard insert.  The lining is gold colored satin-like material.  On the cardboard insert is the size of 7-1/2.  Manufactured side holes for the attaching buttons/studs.  I see no problems with it. 
Item # 31514   $9.00
WW2 HELMET, McCORD SHELL, WESTINGHOUSE LINER: See the photos for more info.  Front seam, heat lot number 586C, swivel bales, sewn on chin straps, blackened and rust steel buckle with a T-1 Quick Release Conversion piece (thanks Lewis and the US Militaria Forum), original cork and paint, no dents. Paint worn off at top back.  Liner logo is Westinghouse with the leather chin strap and original paint.  The sweatband and nape strap may be later replacements.   
Item # 316011  $169.00
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ID'd TO 1st SERGEANT HINTON, US ARMY:  CAP, COMBAT, WOODLAND CAMOUFLAGE  PATTERN, size 7.  Lined and with ear flaps.  Contract date of 1983.  Used condition with First Sergeant pin on the front and HINTON name tape on the back. 7 row stitching on the bill.
Item # 616006  $2.99
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CAP, UTILITY, WOODLAND CAMOUFLAGE PATTERN, TYPE 1, USMC: Size SMALL.  Faded, but visible EGA on the front.  Name of HYDEN written on the inside lining.  Contract date looks like 1997.  5 row stitching on the bill.  No problems noted, just used.  
Item # 616007  $2.99
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GREENLAND PATROL, WW2, US COAST GUARD:  Veteran's Ball Cap.  No problems.  One size fits all. Made in USA.  Used.  As pictured.  
Item # 716005  $2.00
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CAP, WW1 DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS, POST NO. 1, FRESNO, CA:
This old cap has a 2" patch on one side and a metal, nickel sized medallion on the other side and both read "WORLD WAR".  I believe that would make it WW1 since that was the only World War at that time.  I see no holes or damage but it needs to be cleaned.  It has a leather sweat band with the retailer's name embossed on it; Los Angeles, Calif.   It is a size 7-1/8.  
1950's HELMET LINER:  Looks to have a 1957 manufacture date.  Appropriate for Vietnam War use but this is awfully nice inside to have had much wearing.  Complete with the chin strap.  I could find nothing wrong with this liner; it looks like a good one to me.  However, the original exterior paint has lots of scuffs etc.  All of the suspension metal parts are black painted steel with the exception of the nape strap snaps which are earlier blackened brass.
Item # 317503  $59.00
DOUBLE DECAL, VIETNAM WAR ERA, LINER:  33rd Division decal on left side and 129th Regional Training Institute decal on the right side.  Suspension webbing is later dark green with black painted steel "A" washers.  Headband is 1966 and attached with black painted steel clips.  The nape strap is HBT, WW2 type. The headband is ID'd on the back side.  Decals were applied after repaint which is now chipped and has dried mud on it.  Chin strap buckle is broken.  Westinghouse made with logo inside of crown.  More info is on the photos.
Item # 317506  $59.00
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O.D. WOOL GARRISON CAP, KOREAN WAR:  This fine condition Garrison Cap is tag dated 1950. It is 100% Virgin Wool.  Size 6-7/8.  ID'd by laundry stamp to John Deaver.  I see nothing wrong with this fine wool cap. 
Item # 817004  $4.00
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AMVETS "CHARTER MEMBER" CAP:  Cap is patched with the AMVETs, Korea/Vietnam patch.  It has a Charter Member pin on the side.  The yellow piping is frayed in one area as shown in the photos.  Buy it for the price of the patch and pin.
Item # 917002  $3.99
PRE-STATEHOOD,
TERRITORY OF HAWAII,
NATIONAL AIDE-DE-CAMP.
V.F.W. cap, Post 3880 from the "TERRITORY OF HAWAII".  Dated 1959 before Hawaii became a State.  Also belonged to the "NATIONAL AIDE-DE-CAMP".  Size tag reads 6 7/8.  No damage seen, just minor soiling.  58 years old!
Item # 1217002  $9.00
USMC GARRISON COVERS:  Three available.  All ID'd to "PROVO, CL".  All are 55% Polyester/45% Wool.  Two have Contract tags one is private purchase.  Two are size 7, one is size 6-7/8.  One (private purchase) is undated.  One contract tag date is 1981 and the other is 1979.  All have slick interior lining and all have cloth sweatbands.  Your choice on these.
Item # 218043  $2.99 each
MODEL 1889 CAMPAIGN HAT:  From my personal collection I offer this early 1889 campaign hat.  It has the two row stitching on the brim which changed to 3 rows in the early 1890's.  Has the "snowflake" pattern side vents. There is a hole from flexing the crease at the front and a break in the felt at the back caused by the same flexing.  The only readable tag is the size tag.  This is the real deal and is in very good condition for these early hats.
Item # 318012  $1100.00
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VIETNAM WAR (1965) LINER: Labeled as DSA-1 on the webbing which I believe dates it to 1965.  Marked inside at the crown as "US 25". All the metal parts are black painted steel.  Leather sweatband shows much use.  Lots of paint loss on the outside surface.  Condition as shown in the photos. 
Item # he519001   $25.00
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COVER, PASGT KEVLAR HELMET, WOODLAND PATTERN, SIZE LARGE:  Nice large size cover for the Kevlar PASGT helmet.  Used but not wore out.
Item # he1019004  $9.99
UNKNOWN BAND HAT, NICE:  I do not know what Band organization wore this hat; it was just too nice not to buy.  The U.S. looking badge has initials A.F.M. on it.  Side buttons are musician.  Hat made by The Lilly Ames Co. and I guess at the age of late 1940's - early 1950's. Some cracking of the leather sweatband.  Size 6-7/8.  Needs the lint brushed off of it. Pretty hat.
Item # he1019005  $35.00
U.S. ARMY ENLISTED HAT:  Nice hat, no major problems noted but minor splits in the leather sweatband.  Looks to have a 1954 date stamped on the back of the sweatband.  Includes the hat badge.
Item # he1119001  $24.00
3 WAR CAREER TORPEDOMAN'S MATE: This sailor served in WW2, Korea and Vietnam Wars.  He may have been in the Submarine Service; further research is needed.  He retired as a Chief Torpedoman's Mate (TMC) so this hat would be prior to his promotion.  It is in good condition with minor soiling.  A copy of what I found about him on the Internet is included. 
Item # he22075  $9.00
WW2, FRONT SEAM McCORD with 1966 DATED LINER:  This set has a WW2 helmet with a McCord heat lot number of 267A.  It has the early front seam and swivel bails.  The liner has a 1966 dated nape strap.  Both may have been repainted?  The shell has shallow dents on top.  The liner has a lot of paint chipped off and has frayed edges at the chin strap buckles.  Leather sweat band appears new.
Item # he22076  $55.00
FLIGHT ACE, USAF CAP, VIETNAM ERA:  1969 dated cap.  Some wear spots and soiling from wearing. Size 7 1/4.
Item # he420062  $1.00
CAP, FLIGHT, USAF, BLUE:  1979 dated.  Size 7 1/4.  Used but in good condition.
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USMC HAT, ID'd TO MARINE, WORTHY OF RESEARCH:  ID'd to Mark Allen Potter, b.1953 - d.1979.  Only thing I could find was his grave marker, it's location and his birth and death dates.  He was only 26 years old when he passed.  He was a Sgt. so he may have been a career marine.  Perhaps someone with more access to research can finish the research.
From Sgt. Potter's statistics the hat will date between 1971-1979.  It has Sgt. Potter's name stenciled on the back of the chin strap and on the inside of the leather sweatband. The inside protective plastic lining is torn and has some tape where a repair was tried.  Sweatband is pretty solid but the rear seam is un-sewn. You can see it's condition in the photos.  The forest green cover has 7 - 8 moth holes on the bottom side of the crown.  They are not readily visible unless you turn the hat over.  I have marked them with arrows on the photos.     I pulled the EGA badge and it is not Hallmarked.  Overall the hat is decent looking with research potential.
Item # he620040  $69.00
WW2 "CRUSHER", DOBB'S FIFTH AVENUE:  Only negative I see with this WW2 veteran is darkening and staining of the lining and some looseness of the gold fabric.  Take a look at the photos. Excellent hat.
Item # he620041  $295.00
U.S. NAVY ISSUE SUN HELMET:  ID'd to "BOLLINGER" and has a contract stamp of "N140".  Some research says the N140 is a WW2 contract and others say Post-WW2? "Bollinger" name has not been researched.  Complete with chin strap. It is pretty nice with only a small damage scuff on the top bump. There are a few light scuffs, or maybe dirt that may or may not clean off.  It has not been cleaned.
OFFICER'S HAT GOLD CHIN STRAP:  1/2" wide gold lace on a leather backing. New, old stock.  In the bag were two braided straps which I presume are sleeve braid?
Item # 41001  $9.00
WW2 "PINKS" OFFICER'S OVERSEAS CAP: From the "Pinks and Greens" uniform colors.  Has a stain and some holes as shown in the photos.
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Item # 4111  $5.00
WW2 OFFICER'S KHAKI OVERSEAS CAP:  Probably a size 7 1/8.  Wrinkled with a light, but large, stain as shown in the photos. 
Item # 4112  $2.50
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Item # 4311  $5.00 each
NETTING FOR HELMETS:  This is fish netting but it should look good on helmets.  The openings are about 3/4".  I have two pieces, each is approximately 2' X 4' in size.  Should be enough for 2 or 3 helmet covers.  Both pieces have repaired areas.  One piece is more an OD color and the other is a neutral color. The netting is old and well used and not new made so it should match a helmet well.
Item # he92050  $19.00
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STEEL HELMET, LINER AND COVER:  1980's period.  With chin strap.  All looks good with no damage except for some fraying of the cover around the swivels.  I see a 1984 date on the liner.
Item # 4511  $45.00
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WW2 HELMET AND LATER LINER:  The steel shell is a WW2 made front seam with a McCord heat lot number of 104C.  It has been repainted with some runs in the paint.  It is smooth with no texture.  It has some scattered shallow dents.  It has edge damage and dents on the right front quarter.  The right chin strap section looks to be installed upside down.  The liner is from a later period and I see no problems with it.
Item # 4613  $15.00
Item # he420063  $1.00
Item # 4611  $6.00
item # 4612  $10.00
ITALIAN ARMY CAP WITH INSIGNIA:  Khaki Cotton cap with Artillery branch insignia.  I believe from the 1960's.  Crumpled and deformed from storage. The leather sweatband has a  small hole and some loose stitching as shown in the photos.
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ITALIAN ARMY CAP:  Khaki color cotton.  Rome maker stamp.  I believe from the 1960's.  Crumpled and deformed from storage.  No other major problems. Several available with different maker stamps..
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ITALIAN ARMY CAP:  Green color wool. Naples maker stamp.  I believe from the 1960's.  Crumpled and deformed from storage.  No other major problems.  Several available with different maker stamps.
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Item # 317015  $2.99
Item # 4512  $50.00
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