Hessen 25th or 61st Field Artillery Officer Model 1897 Pickelhaube
Another "out of the woodwork" helmet. Beautiful and absolutely 100% and untouched.
Another "out of the woodwork" helmet. Beautiful and absolutely 100% and untouched. Black lacquered leather helmet body with fine gilt trim. Slight scuff to left side of helmet body but no lacquer loss. Helmet body has excellent form and firm stitching. Exterior lacquer still has its polished sheen. Interior officer sweat leather and green colored silk headliner in very condition. Sweat leather marked "AWES". Inner visors colored red and green as is proper for an officer.
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. Frontplate is the fire gilded Hessen Lion.. Rounded gilt chinscales with rosettes. Officer 2 piece Reichs and non serrated Hessen style cockades. Rare helmet. Absolutely 100% Original and Untouched helmet.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Hessen