Beautiful black lacquered leather helmet body with fine fire gilt trim. Helmet body in very good condition with fine form and firm stitching.
Baden Infantry Reserve Officer Model 1897. Beautiful black lacquered leather helmet body with fine fire gilt trim. Helmet body in very good condition with fine form and firm stitching. Exterior lacquer has age related crazing but no lacquer loss. Interior has sweat leather and silk headliner. Interior visors natural leather color and not red and green. This is common for One Year Volunteers and Reserve Officers.
Behind frontplate are widened holes in helmet body due to change of frontplate from Active to Reserve. Frontplate is the Baden Line Regiments Griffen without banner. Silver reserve cross with "Furst" in banner in the center of the Griffen's chest. Round spike base with star retainers. Flat gilt chinscales on rosettes. Officer style 2 piece Reichs and non serrated Baden cockades. Helmet is in very good condition.
From the Col. Joe Robinson Collection. See this helmet on his website at http://www.pickelhauben.net/pickelhaube/SaxonReserveOff.htm
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