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Hi I've recently purchased this Schirmmütze from an auction house on a wim. I can't find any pictures on the net that matches Cap colours. Can anyone help.

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I would say student cap...for the colors it looks like "oranje-blanje-bleu " this could have something to do with Holland or South Afrika...

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Thanks Stuka.

Further information as follows. The colors are somewhat faded but looking at the underside are closer to orange white and light green. The manufacturer was a Jewish Tailor in Meschede Germany leaving Germany in 1934. The upper cockade is the  German Reichskokarde and the lower is for the Prussian state. These are original to the cap as the interior lining is intact with an elaborate stitching pattern.  Maybe for a Band member? State official? Rail?

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It has a more solid form than the Students cap I think? But the band around it looks like those student bands... I think the cap can be anything from the baggage handler at Zwiebelsbruck station to the Musikverein in Busenstadt... with band and cockade added?

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Perhaps belonged to a Schuetze . To me is too big and stiff for a Student mutze.

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Thanks guys.  I’ve certainly learnt a lot about caps of the Germany through researching this cap. Not sure if I’m any closer to sorting what the cap is for as it has all the elements of the suggestions above. I let it sit for a few weeks then have another go at it.  

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