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You are bidding on a STUNNING USED example of a WW2 Imperial Japanese Army Officer’s Tropical Pith Helmet!

Made of canvas and cork, this Officer’s Tropical Pith Helmet is in EXCELLENT used condition!  The top features an alloy knob with ventilation holes. as well as an Army Star secured to the front.  Interior features a leather sweatband, with various manufacture stamps.  Some wear, marks, stains, and tears due to the age, but nothing that detracts.  Still retains its original shape and structure, and has not been crushed in any way (as most did did to the fragility of the cork).  The FANTASTIC feature is that it retains the label containing the original owner’s name/initials!  A BEAUTIFUL vet bring-back, it would make a PERFECT addition to any collection or display


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——————- PAYMENT —————– 

Payment should be made within 7 business days at the end of the auction unless buyer contacts me for other arrangements. I accept all forms of payment.


 ——————- SHIPPING —————– 

My goal is to ship within 7 days from auction end. However, depending on circumstances, it may take up to an additional 1 week from receipt of confirmed payment. If you need it shipped sooner, please let me know and I will do our best to accommodate.


——————- TERMS OF SALE —————– 

Most of my items are vintage, and as such are AS-IS, so you must therefore expect a degree of wear due to age and/or usage. I will describe each auction to the best of my knowledge and take as many photos necessary to ensure you are pleased upon receiving your item. All sales are final, so please make sure your questions are answered to your satisfaction before you purchase.


——————- ABOUT ME —————– 

Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.


——————- COPYRIGHT —————– 

All pictures and descriptions used in my auctions under COPYRIGHT and I forbid the use of these photos and information in any manner such as paper or electronic (internet) publications or otherwise. Use is solely based on my authorization only.

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