Baden 14th Pioneer Battalion Officers Pickelhaube
Beautiful Prewar helmet
Baden 14th Pioneer Battalion Officer Model 1897. Beautiful prewar helmet. Black lacquered leather helmet body with fine silver trim. Helmet has excellent form and firm stitching. The exterior lacquer is in excellent condition. Slight bruising to back edge of right rear visor (see photo). There are no extra holes behind front plate. Helmet interior has sweat leather and yellow/cream colored silk headliner that is in very good condition. Interior visors lined with red and green as is proper for officer helmets. The silver metal trim has been polished. The front plate is the silver frosted Baden Griffen. Tall removable spike secured to helmet body with 4 gold star retainers. Fine flat gold chinscales on silver rosettes. Officer 2-piece Reichs and Baden non serrated cockades. Beautiful and rare helmet. The Pioneers were organized at Battalion strength so there are very few silver trimmed Baden helmet.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Baden