Russian Navy Sailor Uniform Visorless Hat with Bands (St. George’s Ribbon)
Also known as “Beskozyrka” in Russian, which means “visorless”, this type of hat is used by sailors in many countries.
Comes complete as pictured with band and metal badge attached.
The ribbon of Saint George (also known as Saint George’s ribbon and the Georgian ribbon is a widely recognized symbol of remembrance of the Soviet people who fought in the Great Patriotic War, WWII. The ribbon consists of a black and orange bicolour pattern, with three black and two orange stripes. It appears as a component of many high military decorations awarded by the Russian Empire, and the current Russian Federation.
Sailors of ships that showed outstanding courage in a battle were awarded with the right to wear St. George’s Ribbon on the visorless hats.