Prussian Field Artillery Officers Pickelhaube
Beautiful helmet in untouched and excellent condition
Prussian Line Field Artillery Officer Model 1897 with original conical carrying case. Black lacquered fiber helmet body with beautiful fire gilded brass trim. Body has fine form with firm stitching that is in about as mint condition as can be found. Exterior lacquer has a near mirror finish. Brown sweat leather with tan silk headliner. Silk liner has one small tear wear it snagged on the bottom of a star screw. Helmet body has no extra holes. All metal trim retains nearly 100% of their fire gilding.
Spike base with star retainers. Instead of a spike there is a round ball for the artillery regiments. Front plate is the fire gilded line Prussian Eagle Rounded chinscales indicates Field Artillery regiments. Two-piece officer Reichs and Prussian 2-piece cockades. Beautiful helmet in untouched and excellent condition. Carefully stored in a carrying case. Excellent condition.
- Overall condition Near mint
- State / Country Prussian