Bavarian Leib Infantry Enlisted Pickelhaube
Also proper for Pioneer battalion
Bavarian Leib Infantry Regiment, Enlisted Man Model 1896. This pattern helmet could also serve for the Bavarian Pioneer Battalions. Black lacquered leather helmet body with German silver metal trim. Helmet body has firm stitching and is in excellent condition. Exterior finish is in near perfect condition but is matte with age. Interior has full black dyed EM style leather liner. Leather still supple. Inside leather body is the maker stamp "Maury & Co. - Mainz". No other markings inside helmet bell. On back visor is a handwritten name that is not legible. No extra holes in helmet body. All metal trim is German silver. Bavarian Line frontpate "In Treue Fest" motto that is attached to helmet body with loops and leather wedges (see interior photo). Round spike base attached with 4 split brad retainers. Spike is not removable which is proper for Bavarian Leib Infantry Regiment and Pioneer Battalions. Original leather chinstrap for M91 side lug. Original Bavarian EM cockade. Reichs cockade original but has been repainted. Beautiful period Bavarian helmet.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Bavarian