Hessen 25th or 61st Field Artillery Officer's Pickelhaube
A rare helmet. Absolutely 100% Original and Untouched.
Beautiful and absolutely 100% original and untouched. Black lacquered leather helmet body with fine fire gilt trim. Helmet body has excellent form and firm stitching. Exterior lacquer still has its polished sheen. Interior officer sweat leather and tan colored silk headliner in excellent condition. Inner visors colored red and green as is proper for an officer. Frontplate is the fire gilded Hessen Lion in Officers grade with about 90% of its original Gilting!
No extra holes in helmet body. Round front visor and Hessen style crossed spike base with officer pearl ring that is unique to Hessen Artillery officer helmets. Frosted finish has not been cleaned or polished. Rounded gilt chinscales with rosettes. Officer 2 piece Reichs and non serrated Hessen style cockades. A rare helmet. Absolutely 100% Original and Untouched.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Hessen