French Model 1858 Cuirassier Enlisted Helmet
Beautiful original helmet professionally restored.
French Cuirassier helmet of the later pattern model 1858. Polished Steel shell surrounded with black seal skin. Beautiful period tall Brass cimier with a black horsehair “crinière”. Brass brush or “Marmouset” with red horsehair. Original Chinchains mounted over leather by craftsman. Inside leather liner and green lining underneath visors are later replacement. Non regulation red “plumet” with remants of the olive. This helmet has been Beatifully restore in the late 1970's as can be seen from the quality seal skin "Turban" and liner. Excellent workmanship, professionaly restored.
- Overall condition Near mint
- State / Country French