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Prussian 73rd Infantry Fusilier Regiment NCO Pickelhaube - Pre 1899

Named to Einjährig-Freiwilliger "Metzger" 3.Company Fusilie Regiment "General Feldmarschall Prinz Albrecht Von Preussen (Hannovarian) Nr. 73.

$1 150.00
Prussian 73rd Infantry Fusilier Regiment NCO Pickelhaube - Pre 1899

Black lacquered leather body with round front visor and gold trim. Helmet has excellent form and firm stitching.  Exterior lacquer is in excellent - mint - shape with high gloss besides a crease on one side (see Pictures).  Interior has an EM style leather lining in pristine condition, still supple. Inside back shell is the owner label that reads::Einjährig-Freiwilliger "Metzger" 3.Company Fusilie Regiment "General Feldmarschall Prinz Albrecht Von Preussen (Hannov.) Nr. 73". Round spike base with 4 split brads  at the spike base. Gold EM type spike that is non removable. as this unit carried no plumes.

Front plate is the Fire Gilt Prussian Eagle "Wappen" -officers/NCO grade- with the "Mint Gott Fur Koenig und Vaterland" Bandeau. This regiment was awarded it "Peninsula?Waterloo" Banner 1n 1899, hence after the time this particular model was used/assigned. NO extra holes in helmet body.   No strap or Cockards. A beautiful and untouched helmet.  An original  helmet in about as good condition as it gets. Bargain priced.

  • Overall condition Near mint
  • State / Country Prussian