In black (very dark blue) wool gabardine, with emerald green
piping and matching black band. Hat badge is in anodized
aluminum. The side buttons shows State Forestry emblem.
Sweat diamond is of the GLAVURS Uniform Factory in Moscow.
Size 58 is stamped on the liner.
In good condition. There are some minor moth bites to the
green piping which is nevertheless largely intact. The top
of the crown has a few tiny snags and minor discoloration
spots, no moth holes or significant stains. There are moth
trackings to the underside of the crown that resulted in a
couple of threadbare spots, but they are only visible at
close inspection and will be completely unnoticeable when
the hat is displayed on a shelf or mannequin. The black
band is perfect. The sweat band is a bit stiff and has
minor mildew spots on the inside; there are also some mildew
stains to the liner which may clean off. The hat is
nevertheless almost completely free of the usual mildew
smell. The liner is torn in the area covering the cardboard
stiffener of the band, but it is mostly hidden from the view
by the sweat band and may be easy to repair if desired.
Overall, the hat will display nicely despite some
imperfections. A very uncommon piece of headgear from the