Prussian -Hannover Enlisted Infantry Pickelhaube
Nice regimental helmet.
Prussian / Hannover and Hanseatic Infantry Regiments Nr. 74, 77, 78, 164 and 165; Enlisted Model 1891. Black lacquered leather helmet body with brass trim. Helmet shows gentle but genuine age. Body has fine form with firm stitching. Exterior lacquer is very good. Soft black leather helmet lining.
Brass line Prussian Eagle front plate with the added banner "Waterloo" for service in the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.This plate was awarded to the regiment in 1899. note there is a small repair to the eagle's wing (see photo) Helmet has no extra holes in helmet body. Bras enlisted model spike and base with 4 round brads at base. M1891 side posts with no strap or rosettes. Rare regimental helmet in good worn condition. A nice original helmet.
- Overall condition Very good
- State / Country Prussian