US WW2 USAAF Officer ’50-mission’ crusher cap
Beautiful crusher cap made by Dobbs on the famous Fifth Avenue in New York. This cap is named to Lieutenant Thomas Szekely of the Army Air Corps. He passed away in 2003 and is buried at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth, Allegheny County Pennsylvania, US.
The brims is still very flexible. The cap is also marked Pecos Field Exchange. It easily fits a modern mannequin head. This style of caps is called a ’50-mission’ cap. You won’t find them much nicer then this one.