French Army Artillery Units Kepi Hat (6 3/4)
Vintage military hat as worn by artillery units in the French army. This French army kepi hat is the standard military hat with its signature black band (which is actually very dark blue), crown and red piping for officers . This kepi hat was most likely issued in the mid-1950s to 1960's. This kepi came from a collection of military items dating from the 1890's up to the 1970's which will be listed shortly.
One of the most distinctive styles of military hats in the world the French Kepi was originally developed from the Casquette d'Afrique worn as a replacement to the shakos in hot climates. A great addition to your military, hat or French collection.
Item measures 22.25“ in circumference by 4“ tall and weighs 6.5oz. Hat size is a 57 equates to a 7 1/4.
In good used condition with signs of use commensurate with age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).
Shop Ref: Box No. Box 27 Military Hats
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