Generals and Admirals: Visor Hats & Headgear
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M 1936 General Staff Academy visor hat, 1936-40. In olive green napped wool, with crimson cloth band and white piping. Early style visor. Size 58. Outstanding specimen.
Soviet Army (Land Forces) General's field visor hat, dated 1982. Big size 59. A classic Soviet hat of the Afghan War era, in near mint condition.
Army (Land Forces) general papakha winter fur cap, circa 1980s. Approx. size 58-59 (US size 7 1/4 - 7 3/8). In outstanding, near mint condition. A rare find in large size and factory-fresh condition!
Armored Corps general service visor hat, dated 1971, circa size 54-55 (US 6 ¾ to 6 7/8).
Marshal or General M40 hat badge, 1940-1955. Correct for either a visor hat or fur hat of the highest ranking Soviet officers. This very scarce WW2 version of the Soviet general's cockade is in superb condition - literally impossible to upgrade.
M 1935 Red Army Senior Officer (General) hat badge, larger 36 mm size for a winter hat, 1935 - 1940. Massive badge in brass- plated magnetic steel and enamel, with superimposed hammer & sickle. In excellent condition.
M 1964 Army or Air Force General hat badge, mid 1960s through 1991. Special type used exclusively by generals and marshals, this cockade is noticeably different from that for regular officers.