Buzz Rickson Watch Cap Men's Wool Winter Knit Hat USAAF A-4 Mechanics Cap with Stencil BR02756 Olive
This watch cap is made in Japan and produced by Buzz Rickson ( Buzz Ricksons Buzz Rickson's ) from Toyo Enterprises. The pattern construction of this knitted cap is modeled after the iconic the WW2 US A-4 mechanics caps (United States Army Air Forces USAAF Cap, Mechanics, Winter, Type A-4) with classic design, but this knit cap has been re-designed with the Buzz Rickson's brand own detailing, contemporary interpretation and modernize fit for a more casual look and fashion purpose. A-4 mechanic's caps were issued initially to USAAF ground crews before becoming popular with air crews, airborne infantry and naval forces. The beauty of this piece is the balance of classic construction and modern updates from Buzz Rickson. This A4 cap is made of unlined 100% wool knit heavy weight fabric. This wool cap features a fold-up brim for double layering at the ears. This folded cuff adds extra warmth to the ears. And this A-4 air force ground crew chilling hat is customized using painted stencil technique for a more casual look and fashion purpose. The painted stencil design on this beanie hat is based on the United States Army Air Forces. (* Please note that stencil paint has been applied directly to a knit fabric, resulting in uneven and blurred paint due to the fluffy and uneven surfaces of the fabric) 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 from Toyo Enterprises.
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. 100% wool yarn.
Construction : Featuring single layer construction with a thicker knitting in the body and a more compact knitting at the top peak. 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.
Other details : label correctly sewn to the inside of the cap. It features a fold-up brim for double layering at the ears. The fold allows the user to pull the hat down lower to cover the ears and neck if necessary. 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 : A brand-new, unused, unworn and undamaged item.
*Please note that actual color may be slightly different from one in the photo.
*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.
Model name : BR02756 Buzz Rickson from 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 ) / Winter Watch Cap for Men / TYPE A-4 KNITTED CAP with the Painted Stencil / Worsted-Wool Knit Winter Hat Mens Knit Cap / Wool Knit Visorless Cap with a fold-up brim / Lot No. BR02756 / A-4 MACHANIC CAP STENCIL.
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 ( email@example.com ) 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.