French-bush-hat, mle-49 ‘le chapeau de brousse’ famous and very hard to find, french ‘bush hat’ as used by the french foreign legion during their conflicts in vietnam and algerian theaters of operation. we have a small number of new manufactured mle-49 hats in the almost impossible to find size of u.s. size 7-1/2" (large)!!! we also have some in 7-1/4".. Mle-49 ‘le chapeau de brousse’ famous and very hard to find, french ‘bush hat’ as used by the french foreign legion during their conflicts in vietnam and algerian theaters of operation. we have a small number of new manufactured mle-49 hats in the almost impossible to find size of u.s., description wider brimmed than the military boonie hat, this hat will give you optimal protection from the elements with a similar look. snaps on each side of the hat enable you to put the brim up on cooler cloudy days. mesh material on the back of the hat allows airflow and cuts down on moisture buildup..
French bush hat ( war algeria ) indissociable of the soldiers figure in dien-bien-phu, this bush hat was the heroic emblem of these soldiers during the indochina war., very rare and famous chapeau de brousse mle-49 bush hat used by the french foreign legions. faithfully made with heavy khaki cotton with traditional batting in the brim, 2 grommets on each side with a brim snap on one side..
Unfortunately, the hat i have—the official banana republic french bush hat i bought decades ago—is as endangered as the texas horned lizard. ebay has a french bush hat now and then but they are invariably munchkin size., protect your head and blend into the bush while sporting your woodland camo french boonie hat. perfect during those long hot summer days to keep the sun off your head and neck. so versatile, it would also be great for the hardened hunter waiting out the rain storm in his tree stand..
Heading into the boonies? gear up with this french military-issue bush hat. this versatile military surplus head cover will keep your gourd well-ventilated while hunting, fishing or marauding through the jungle., vh 866 – a nice example of a french colonial sun helmet as worn throughout french indochina during the first part of the 20th century. this circa 1930's/40's tailor made white sun helmet features the original brown leather sweat band which itself is backed with the round bamboo spacers as well as an off white ribbed silk lining in the crown and the original plastic covered tailor's label.