These winter hats were made for Soviet soldiers to keep their heads warm even during the coldest days of Siberian winters.
There are 3 layers of materials to achieve the utmost in warmth for the coolest temps:
Wool top adds extra warmth & acts as water resistant shell: once wet it becomes almost impenetrable to water. Even under light rain Soviet Army soldier's heads stayed dry & warm.
Cotton lining is padded with thick layers of cotton.
Thick & soft 50% wool 50% artificial fur keeps the ears & neck warm.
For your convenience an insignia will come attached to the hat.
Unused military surplus. Made during the old soviet union (USSR). Larger sizes are rare.