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.Discover Helmet History
With WWI period postcard of soldier wearing the busby. 100% original skull plate.More infos
Never cleaned or polished. Excellent + condition inside and out. Extremely rare and marked helmet virtually never found in the marketplace.More infos
Found in a German Flea Market. Green Felt body with brass trim.More infos
Original leather chinstrap over M1891 lugs. Original Reichs and Bavarian cockades. Original and Untouched.More infos
Found in a German Flea Market.More infos
Large pattern Bavarian front plate with screw back retainers. Overall very rare and unusual style helmet.More infos
Out of the woodwork helmet. Black lacquered leather helmet body with brass trimMore infos
Beautiful example of a helmet that made it through the 2nd Empire. Worn by the Cuirassier Regiments.More infos
Extremely nice and virgin find in today's market place. Absolutely 100% Original and Untouched helmet. Beautifully kept helmet.More infos
Sweat leather has old Museum mark "3-1-34" which may be the date it was inventoried. Outstanding form and excellent condition.More infos