Armored Corps officer dress visor hat, dated 1988.
In wave blue gabardine, with black velvet band, red piping and gold chin cord. Sweat diamond is marked "Ladoga Factory, Leningrad" and shows a 1988 date of manufacture. Size 57 (approx. US Size 7 1/8) is stamped on the liner.
In excellent condition. The exterior is perfect, without mothing or significant wear, shows only minor dust from storage that should clean off. The silk liner is immaculately clean. The sweatband is likewise perfectly clean and pliable, not stiff as is often the case.