French Cuirassier NCO Helmet - Model 1874
Nice and untouched Nickel Plated NCO Horseman's Helmet
Nickeled steel helmet body in overall quite nice condition. Some small dents "here and there" (see pictures) but nothing to detract of it beauty. Tall Brass Cimier with the "Medusa head" emblem to the front. Period Black horse mane on top and back of the helmet. No particular markings as privatly purchased. Red horse hair "Marmouset" on the front of the cimier. Two of teh small screw that attach the cimier appear to be missing toward the back.
The Helmet "bandeau" is the French Grenade surrounded by laurel leaves. Both original chinscales remain attched to the helmet by the standart bayonet type fixation. Inside black lining shows some wear and age, but remains original to helmet. Front visor lined with thin green basane leather and back visor lined in brown. A genuine piece in untouched overall condition.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country French