Mecklenburg Schwerin 14th Jäger NCO Shako
Extremely Rare - 100% Original.
Mecklenburg Schwerin, 14th Jaeger Battalion, NCO, circa 1900. This unit was headquartered in Colmar in Alsace. Leather shako helmet body with gilt brass trim. Black lacquered helmet body in excellent form with firm stitching. Shako exterior finish has normal age crazing. Inside lining has officer style sweat leather and silk headliner. Liner shows genuine use and wear but is otherwise in very good shape. Interior visors are not colored.
Frontplate is the gilt Mecklenburg Schwerin rising sun with the interior being the silver frosted arms of Mecklenburg Schwerin. Frontplate in near mint condition with 100% of its original finish. No extra holes!. Original leather Strap over M91 posts. Single NCO style "Reichs" EM Cockade. Rare NCO style field badge in the colors of Mecklenburg Schwerin. Field badge has light moth nips (see photo). Extremely rare unit. Excellent condition. 100% original!
- Overall condition Excellent
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