Garde Uhlan Enlisted Man Model 1915 Tschapka
Great period helmet that probably was from the US War Bond sales
Guard Uhlan Enlisted Man Model 1915 Tschapka. Black lacquered leather body with field gray trim. Helmet body in very nice shape with firm stitching to visor. Exterior leather has polished lacquer finish that shows that the leather body has never been cleaned or polished. Some lacquer damage in back (see photos). Mortar board is the black enameled M1915 pattern that removes at the base. Interior has standard Uhlan style black dyed leather liner in excellent condition. Round maker stamp inside helmet body with 1916 date.
Prussian Large winged and field gray Garde Eagle without star. Frontplate fixed to helmet with leather wedges. Has one extra holes that has been there since frontplate was attached. Removal of plate shows distinct outline of Guard eagle. Original cloth Feldzeichen. Original Reichs Cockade with replacement leather chinstrap with original dulled brass fittings. Great period helmet that probably was from the US War Bond sales. Beautiful helmet.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian