Every now and then you stumble on one of those rare pieces from a forgotten past that somehow have disappeared into obscurity but fortuitously re-emerged at that point in time when you happen to be looking.
This season Papa Nui is excited to release the Zeke cap. The Zeke is a rebuild of a WWII Japanese aviation mechanics cap, the Nipponese A-3 if you will. Like it’s American counterpart it has very similar qualities, simple in execution, comfortable in wear, practical in styling. A deepish crown keeps the cap secure and a stubby visor allows for unobstructed peering into engine cowlings and bomb bays. The rear adjustable lacing, a detail synonymous with most headwear from Japan allows for ease of adjustment and the rugged crispy twill provides a robust fabrication to endure the tropical climates of the ‘greater sphere of prosperity’. Worn by the finest Tokkotai fighting elements, the Zeke is completely original in concept and made with the care and attentiveness to detail as only the Papa’s production facilities can deliver. The first choice for the new summer.
All made in Japan.
Bonus includes Atoll Defence Papa Nui Lithograph badge.
Washing instructions: warm water rinse, towel off excess moisture, wear till dry.