Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    French Captain's Kepi With WWI Tank Insignia. A handsome officer's kepi with captain's rank gilt trim topped with the polo style gilt braid. A silk thread braid has been crudely stitched to the crown of the kepi, the significance of which is unknown to this cataloger. The kepi stands tall and is internally reinforced to maintain its shape. A brass tank corps insignia is mounted to the front of the black band. It is lined in gray linen and retains its black leather sweatband. No maker's marks or other identifying marks are present. The ½" wide gilt chinstrap is held in place by two small brass buttons with the flaming grenade insignia of the infantry. The red wool has a few small moth nips and a small repair on the back. The fiber visor bears surface cracks from age. Generally the kepi is in very good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    7th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 568

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 June 7 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,566,538