Finnish Airforce M/36 field cap. Original, issued
Original, unissued and airforce blue, there no such thing as wrong sized gear, only wrong sized men.
M/36 cap has been in use from its adoption to Finnish army in 1936, there is countless modifications, versions, material changes and colors of the M/36 ( M/52 ,M/58, M/61, M/65....), but all were known as M/36.
These caps are 1960´s to 1990´s version of the same headgear, manufactured by the government uniform factory ( VPU ).
The cap is made of thick uniform canvas, the sides of the cap can be opened to protect ears and neck, the cap has a place for the cap badge. Caps are used, but good condition. Some may have roundel attached.
The visors are different in length.
Great piece for those who wish to have ww2 type Finnish cap for airforces uniform.
M/36 has a nickname it is called "blood scoop"
Size is army standard, the cap has given in about maximum of 0,5cm. Measurement should be taken one finger width above ears in cm.
Airforce caps have brass buttons on front.