Buzz Rickson Knit Cap Men's Wool Winter Hat USAAF A-4 Mechanics Cap with Stencil BR02685
This watch cap is made in Japan and produced by Buzz Rickson from Toyo Enterprises. This knitted cap pays homage to the iconic US Army knitted hat. The pattern construction of this hat is a reproduction of the original vintage United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) Cap, Mechanics, Winter, Type A-4. And made of 100% wool knit, it features a medium profile with a fold-up brim. Also this wool knit hat is decorated with the painted stencil. The painted stencil on this beanie hat is based on the George Air Force Base California. Size : One size fits most for men, fitting up to head measurement 60 cm (23.6"). This knit beanie is new original creations by Buzz Rickson by Toyo Enterprises from Japan.
Gender : Men.
Size : One size fits most for men, fitting up to head measurement 60 cm (23.6").
Style : Mens Casual Fashion / Military style / A replica of the original vintage WW2 USAAF A-4 Mechanics Wool Watch Caps (A4 US Olive green mechanics wool hats). These are officially called "Cap, Mechanics, Winter, Type A-4".
Fabric : Made of 100% wool, heavyweight, single ply, unlined, thick worsted wool knit. Made from top quality worsted wool. The A-4 is a simple plain weave knit hat, made from an olive green, 100% wool yarn.
Construction : Featuring single layer construction with a thicker weave in the body and a more compact weave at the top peak. Plain weave with form fitted crown. The design is precisely matched to the original construction, with the unique 6 petal crown design to ensure a neat fit and appearance which hugs the contour of the head.
Pattern Type : The painted stencil on a fold-up brim.
Other details : Exact reproduction woven spec. label correctly sewn to the inside of the cap. It features a medium profile with a fold-up brim for double layering at the ears. Six darts crown. The peak is sewn closed in 6 sections. *This watch cap is printed directly on the knit, so please note that print is uneven. This isn't an error - this is how this cap should be. The cap has historic details such as the tag sewn on the back side of the fabric.
Made in Japan.
New Condition with Tags. New with tags: A brand-new, unused, unworn and undamaged item.
*Please understand that measurements may vary somewhat.
The A-4 knit cap was used by ground crew of the Army Air Force during WWII. Cold winter days on the airfield.
The A-4 knitted hat was issued to the USAAF mechanics in WW2 and where often used by air crew and US Airborne soldiers.
The original A-4 caps have a unique construction style with the top forming six sewn segments and produced from a more-dense, worsted-wool knit.
This cap is a perfect replicas of a timeless cap.
Made to the exact pattern as originals, in the same narrowly woven worsted wool.
Model name : BR02685 Buzz Rickson ( Buzz Ricksons / Buzz Rickson's ) by Toyo Enterprises Men's Casual Fashion Headgear with Classical and Fashionable Forms of Military Clothing / Mens USAAF Type A4 Mechanics Cap ( A-4 Mechanic's Cap ) / Buzz Rickson Winter Watch Cap for Men / TYPE A-4 KNIT CAP with the Painted Stencil / Worsted-Wool Knit Winter Hat Mens Knit Cap.
How to measure the clothing
Garment measurements ( Not body measurements )
How to measure the clothing
Body Width (Half Chest)
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side
Lay the clothing flat and measure from base of collar seam (excluding collar) down to the end of the hem
Lay the clothing flat and measure from center back of base of collar seam to the end of the cuff
Lay the clothing flat and measure shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Lay Jeans/Pants flat, face up and do not stretch or pull fabric.
Measure flat across the back waistband from one side to the other with the natural dip. Double the number to get actual waist size.
Measure from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg on the inside seam.
If you are unsure of the size to order, we will assist you. Please contact us by e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) with the following information : Height, waist circumference measure, chest circumference measure, body weight, (and type of clothing to be worn beneath the jacket most of the time), as well as the type of fit you prefer : Trim, roomy or oversized.