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 offer for sale helmets from the collection of well known collector and author Col. Joe Robinson (USA Ret).  Col. Joe is mainly known to the Imperial German collectors community though his website "Colonel J's" at  www.pickelhauben.net. 

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WWI US Doughboy "Hatebelt" souvenir. From the Vet, Estate Sale Find.

From the Vet, Estate Sale Find. Classic U.S. soldier War Souvenir. Long brown leather German style military belt loaded with 19 Imperial German Army NCO collar discs and 12 hat cockades.

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Prussian Grenadier Officers Pickelhaube

Straight woodwork find of a Rare Regiment in overall excellent condition. For Grenadier Regiments: 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12 & 145.

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Prussian Garde Field Artillery Officers Pickelhaube - Near Mint.

Straight woodwork find. Rare and in pristine condition Garde Korps Artillery Helmet. An absolutely 100% guaranteed original

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Prussian Silver Pioneer EM Frontplate for Pickelhaube - AoK

Prussian Pioneer EM frontplate. Loop back. Uncleaned and untouched Excellent condition. 100% original.

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Prussian Silver Garde Officers frontplate

Prussian silver Guard officer frontplate for pickelhaube. From an old collection. Wide winged silver eagle with silver Guard star and enameled center.

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Bavarian Reserve Officer Model 1896 circa 1916.

Beautiful black fiber helmet body with gilded metal trim. Helmet body has perfect form and firm stitching.

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Prussian Garde Officers Frontplate - Brass

Prussian gilt/brass Guards officer frontplate. From and old collection. Large wide winged eagle with silver star and enameled center. Uncleaned and untouched.

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Prussian Line Kurassier Fahnrich/NCO Eigentum helmet Model 1897.

Vet bring back from WWII that we obtained from an old collection.. Officer quality custom made bright nickel steel helmet body with fine brass trim.

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Hessen Model 1915 Field Gray Frontplate

Hessen m1915 field gray frontplate for pickelhaube. From an old collection. Uncleaned and untouched. Slight discoloration on right side.

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Prussian WWI era stamped metal gray green painted Infantry EM Ersatz helmet.

From an old collection. Classic example of the Ersatz helmet. Stamped one piece metal helmet that is marked inside "B.I.A.VII"

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Baden Model 1915 Field Gray Frontplate

Baden m1915 field gray frontplate for pickelhaube. From an old collection. Proper loops in back.

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Saxon Field Artillery Officers Pickelhaube. Regts 12,28,32,48,64,68,77 & 78

Black lacquered leather body with typical Saxon "Half-Squared" front visor and gilt trim. Round base retained by 4 gilt stars and toped with an Artillery type balltop.

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Prussian Model 1915 Field gray frontplate

Prussian m1915 field gray frontplate for Line Regiments. From an old collection. Excellent condition.

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Bavarian Reserve Infantry Officer Model 1886/1897.

Black lacquered leather helmet body with bright gilded brass trim. Squared front visor trim. Helmet has excellent form and firm stitching.

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Prussian Jaeger zu Pferd WARTIME Leather Helmet

Unusual WWI era helmet!! This helmet is a Model 1895 pattern Prussian Enlisted Man that is marked to the 8th Jaeger zu Pferde Regt. Standard black leather helmet body with brass trim.

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Wurttemberg Model 1915 Field Gray Frontplate

Wuerttemberg m1915 field gray front plate for EM pickelhaube. From an old collection.

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Prussian Garde du Corps or Garde Kurassier to Parade EM Pickelhaube

Extremely nice and 100% original Garde du Corps Pickelhaube with its Parade silver mounted Eagle top. This is the elegant Model 1895 type.

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French Plumet for Gendarme helmets (Mounted or A foot)

Beautiful Plumet for French Gendarme helmets of the ...Model. In Red , white and Blue feathers. Excellent workmanship. NO Olive included.

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Prussian Ersatz Style Jaeger zu Pferd Enlisted Pickelhaube

Unusual WWI era helmet!! This helmet is a stamped metal "ersatz" style kurassier helmet (oval spike base) that is marked to the 8th Jaeger zu Pferde Regt.

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Prussian 5th Pioneer Battalion Hauptmann (Captain) pre-war tunic.

Standard officer quality blue wool tunic with silver buttons and silver bullion trim. Tunic in excellent condition with no moth damage or tears.

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French Mle 1845 Plumet for Dragoons or Cuirassier.

Red Feather "Plumet" for model 1845 Cuirassier or Dragoon Helmet. With wool Olive. Excellent workmanship.

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French Mle 1874 Plumet for Dragoons or Cuirassier.

French Dragon Mle 1874 "Plumet". Red Feathers, excellent workmanship. Plummet does NOT include the "olive".

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Brass enlisted Pickelhaube Spike and Base.

Extremely nice example of a brass pickelhaube spike with it base. 100% original

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Brass pickelhaube Spike and base

Very nice example of a Brass Spike top for enlisted model Pickelaube. 100% Original.

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