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.

Age of Kings Militaria is honored to help a "Vet".  We are now offering helmets from the collection of a West Point Graduate and retired US Army officer.  During his duty in Germany he began collecting Pickelhaube from local civilians and flea markets.  He was stationed in Germany during the days of the famous Frankfurt river side flea market.  He has a large collection of outstanding and genuine WWI era helmets. Keep watching our site for more helmets to come. 

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Braunschweig 17th Hussar Enlisted Mans Skull front plate

With WWI period postcard of soldier wearing the busby.  100% original skull plate.

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Mecklenburg Schwerin 18th Dragoon Regiment Enlisted Pickelhaube

Never cleaned or polished.  Excellent + condition inside and out.  Extremely rare  and marked helmet virtually never found in the marketplace.  

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Bavarian Felt Ersatz Infantry EM helmet circa 1914.

Found in a German Flea Market.  Green Felt body with brass trim.

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Bavarian Infantry enlisted Pickelhaube Model 1915

Original leather chinstrap over M1891 lugs.  Original Reichs and Bavarian cockades.  Original and Untouched. 

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Prussian Pioneer Battalion EM helmet circa 1914 Pickelhaube

Found in a German Flea Market.

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Bavarian Chevauxleger and Field Artillery Enlisted Man Model 1915 Pickelhaube

Large pattern Bavarian front plate with screw back retainers. Overall very rare and unusual style helmet.

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Bavarian Infantry Eigentum (custom made) Pickelhaube. Model 1896

Out of the woodwork helmet.   Black lacquered leather helmet body with brass trim

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French Model 1845 Cuirassier EM helmet

Beautiful example of a helmet that made it through the 2nd Empire. Worn by the Cuirassier Regiments.

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Bavarian NCO/Officers Pickelhaube

Extremely nice and virgin find in today's market place.  Absolutely 100% Original and Untouched helmet.  Beautifully kept helmet.

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Prussian Line Uhlan Officer Regiments 5, 6, 7 (pre-1913), 8, 15, and 16 circa 1900.

Sweat leather has old Museum mark "3-1-34" which may be the date it was inventoried.  Outstanding form and excellent condition.

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