Italian Military Bersaglieri Infantry Hat


Italian Military Bersaglieri Infantry Hat

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The Italian Bersaglieri have a long storied history as Italy’s Elite Light Infantry. The Bersaglieri have been an elite fighting force since the early 1800’s. Known as “vaira”, this hat is still worn today with dress uniform. The signature peacock plume of this hat are genuine and not imitation. This rare hat would make a wonderful addition to any militaria collection. Leather chin strap included. Unused condition.
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Size 6 7/8,7 1/2,7 3/8,7 1/8,7 1/4,7
Why Do Bersaglieri Wear Feathers?

The feathers adorning the military Bersaglieri hat symbolize qualities such as strength, courage, loyalty, and the soldiers' readiness to confront any danger.

What Does "Bersaglieri" Mean in Italian?

"Bersaglieri" translates to "sharpshooters" in Italian. It refers to Italian soldiers who underwent specialized training to become expert marksmen.

What Is the Name of the Bersaglieri Hat?

The distinctive headwear worn by the Bersaglieri is known as the "varia." This unique hat is an iconic part of the Bersaglieri uniform and carries historical significance. The varia is characterized by its black color, often adorned with a single black feather plume.

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