Braunschweig Infantry "Einjähriger" Regt. 92 Pickelhaube
100% original helmet.
Braunschweig Infantry Regiment No. 92, I. and II Battalions, custom made (eigentum) Enlisted Man Model 1891 (Prior to 1912). Helmet with black horse-hair parade plume. Recently obtained from an old collection in Germany. Black lacquered leather helmet in private purchase quality. Metal fittings are brass complete. Helmet has excellent form and firm stitching. Exterior lacquer is still shiny and has not damage.
Interior has the "Eigentum" style of flat tabbed leather liner. Liner complete and still supple. Interior visor plain but not marked. No extra holes in helmet body. Frontplate is the Prussian enlisted style helmet eagle with the special banner "With God for Fuerst and Fatherland" , on the breast of it, a large German Silver star of the House Order with below it the bandeau "Peninsula". Frontplate held to helmet with screw back and is without doubt original to helmet (see photo). Round brass spike base on which is placed a EM style plume trichter. Black horse-hair parade plume. Flat brass chinscales on M91 side plug. Original NCO style Reichs and Braunschweig cockades. 100% original helmet. Extremely rare find in today's marketplace. Excellent condition inside and out.
- Overall condition Near mint
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