Korean war US Air Force Heavy Field Cap -
This is an experimental field cap used by the US Air Force during the korean war. Type 440A and A/1. Grayish
green color. Neck and ears protective material can be rolled into the inside of the cap when not used. The
visor has multiple stiching lines to provide extra support.
The liner is made of a gabardine-like material. This is unusual for military caps.
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The cap has a tag sewn to the inside of the crown. It has a black background with yellow letters. The tag
has the following information:
Cap, Field, Heavy
Spec, MIL-C-4407A and A/1
Contract No. QM(CTM) 2065
P.M. manufacturing Company
This Korean War US military collectible may be currently
It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because
the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with
the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item.
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