Uniforms and headgear

Age of Kings Militaria.

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.

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RARE German Model 1883 REICHREVOLVER Holster

From an Old collection, brown leather holster for Reichsrevolver. Regimental marked Inside the upper leather piece. Missing the buckle to lock the cartridge holder. Overall very nice, leather supple with some cracks detailed in pictures.

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Prussian Enlisted Uhlan Tschapka - Feldgrau.

Transition Model Field Gray Prussian Line Uhlan Regiments Tschapka. 100% original pre-war all leather quality Uhlan tschapka.

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Prussian Pre-War Belt Buckle for enlisted man.

Original Brass Buckle for a Prussian EM belt with German Silver center piece and devise "GOTT MIT UNS". Original solder. Uncleaned-Unpolished

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Prussian Field Artillery Officer Pickelhaube

MARKE GARDE du CORPS workmanship on this particular Helmet, one of the stars of its time. Straight out of private collection.

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Hussar Busby and small cavalry sword for a Child WW1 period

Extremely well kept set for an Officers Child. Complete with its scabbard

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German Colonial Belt Buckle in mint condition

Brass Buckle most likely of private purchase quality with Silver Medallion bearing the Imperial Crown and motto "GOTT MIT UNS". 100% original.

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WÜRTTEMBERG Uhlan Officers Tschapka. 19 & 20th Regiments

Silver mounted Tschapka in all original condition along with its RARE carrying box.

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Bavarian Enlisted Man Belt Buckle - Pre War model in Brass.

Original Buckle for the Kingdom of Bavaria. In Brass with Silver medallion bearing the Royal Crown of Bavaria with Motto "IN TREUE FEST". Note a small dents in the crown center.

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Prussian Wartime Belt Buckle and Leather piece.

WW1 era Prussian Metal buckle with remnant of leather piece dated "Berlin 1915". Overall used/worn condition with no feldgrau paint left.

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French Imperial GARDE Cuirassier Helmet. Model 1854

RARE and total woodwork find, 2nd Empire "Cuirassier de La Garde" enlisted model Helmet. Totally original and uncleaned.

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Baden Reserve Infantry Officer Pickelhaube

Baden Infantry Reserve Officer Model 1897. Overall helmet in near MINT condition. Black lacquered leather helmet body with fire gilt trim.

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French Gendarme Chinscales for Mle 1913 type helmet

Silver scales mounted on Leather. Lion head rosettes attached to the 1st Scale. All Original, leather a bit dry, but still pliable. Left untouched as found.

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Set of Enlisted Cockads for a Prussian NCO or older pattern EM Pickelhaube

Original set of Reich and Prussian Cockads. Overall dimension is 50 cm. Small hole as retained by rosettes or Screw types. Excellent condition overall.

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