Before World War I and the time of mechanized armies there was the Age of Kings. The great armies of the late 1900's were heirs to a rich military heritage. These armies embodied the spirit and national identity of the nations they served. There are few alive today who have witnessed the pomp and grandeur of a great military parade of the pre 1914 era.
The pageantry of processions of cavalry troops, artillery columns and massed infantry in colorful uniforms and headgear must have been a fantastic sight. Our goal is to provide information, research and contact within the collector community. We hope to provide regular informational postings related to military collectibles of the era.
We encourage the reader to send information and research request to our site. In addition Age of Kings will also offer items for sale through our website or at auction.Discover Helmet History
A true woodwork piece, left uncleaned with nice age patina. Metal body with only minimal pitting. Brass trim and bandeau. 100% Original to period.More infos
Mint Police Officers Helmet form the State of Brunswick. Beautiful Fire Gilt "Braunschweig " Officers frontplate.More infos
Black leather body with white metal trim and Beautiful Parade Plume.More infos
Hessen Military Beamte Pickelhaube for Officers. Beautifully gilt Officers frontplate with small beamte Wappen in near mint condition. All Gold Trim, with leather body.More infos
Beautiful, near mint garde star for Officers. Original in every aspect with four prongs attachment of the cartouche box type. Silver Star with Enamel interior with nicely gilt "SUUM CUIQUE"More infos
Excellent shape, fiber body "Depaheg Patent" with gilt trim and nearly 95% fire gilt frontplate.More infos
Near mint Gilt Star with Silver "Wappen" for an Officiers Pickehaube. One attachment missing (broken with stud remaining), otherwise complete and guaranteed 100% original.More infos
Original Tschapka Frontplate for a Model 1915 wartime Tschapka. Excellent condition overall with both attachment loops. Distance between both loops approx. 70 mm.More infos
Excellent shape overall with both original loop attachments. "In Treue Fest" bandeau. Distance from center loop to center loop: approx. 75 mmMore infos
RARE Saxon Officers frontplate. Original Fire Gilting 95%. Complete with both attachements (no screws). See back pictures for details on attachements.More infos
Hessen 117th Infantry Regiment (Leibgarde Regiment for the Grand Duchess) One Year Volunteer helmet. Black lacquered helmet body with brass trim.More infos