Baden Model 1915 Enlisted Infantry Pickelhaube
Marked to the "J.R.171" Infantry Regt.
Baden 171st (9th Baden -Hdq. Donauschwingen) Infantry Regiment Model 1915. Black lacquered leather helmet body with field gray trim. Body has excellent form and firm stitching. Back visor has gotten wet at some time causing the helmet body shape to warp slightly (see photos). Exterior lacquer is in near mint condition. No extra holes in helmet body. Almost unworn leather helmet lining. Inside visors are tan. and marled on left side "JR 171".
Field gray Baden Griffen front plate with banner on bottom and motto "Mit Gott fur Fuerst und Vaterland". Enlisted spike removable at base (M 1915 style)with field gray brads. Black leather chinstrap with old leather old but we believe later added to original M91 fixtures. Reichs and Baden style cockades. Reichs cockade is a modern replacement. Helmet is a fine example in excellent condition. Great example of a WWI era helmet.
- Overall condition Near mint
- State / Country Baden