Baden Infantry Enlisted Pickelhaube Model 1871/95
Nicely Marked Pre-WWI helmet
Baden Line Infantry Regiments Model 1871/1895. Black lacquered leather helmet body with gold trim. Body has excellent form and firm stitching. Exterior lacquer is in near mint condition. No extra holes in helmet body. Almost unworn leather helmet lining. Inside visors are tan. Back visor with the Regimental Markings "JR 142" and "1894" later affected to "1.B.R.J.R.111" (Badisches Reserve Infantry Regiment 111) based in Rastatt.
Baden Griffen front plate fixed with two nuts, with banner on bottom and motto "Mit Gott fur Fuerst und Vaterland". Enlisted spike and base with brass retaining brads. Black leather chinstrap that is an original of "Extra Quality" manufacture, the type used on Private purchased helmet. Reichs and Baden style cockades are modern reproduction. This helmet is a fantastic example in near MINT condition. 100% original and unaltered. Great example of a Pre-WWI era helmet.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Baden