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Prussian Ersatz Line Kürassier Pickelhaube - Rare

Extremely rare Ersatz version

$1 575.00

Prussian Line Kurassier Enlisted Man stamped metal Ersatz helmet circa 1915. Unusual and rare one piece stamped metal "Lobstertail" metal helmet with only the spike top being and extra piece. The exterior has been painted green and has NO rust or discoloration (see photos).The frontplate is a gray Prussian Line Eagle that is held to helmet with original leather wedges.

The helmet interior is black dyed leather liner that is complete but it is dry with some tears in back (see photos). Marked inside back visor and stamped "8. J. P.".  It appears that this helmet was issued to the 8th Jaeger zu Pferde regiment.  Although the helmet is the wrong style it was surely hidden under a cloth field cover,  Original green colored leather chinstrap.  Large EM style cockades.  Extremely RARE Ersatz helmet that exterior is a Kurassier helmet but is marked to a Jaeger zu Pferde regiment.  This helmet is a known piece from the late WWI era. Great find!

 

  • Ref.Head1001
  • Overall condition Very good
  • State / Country Prussian
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