Prussian Garde Fusilier Officers Pickelhaube
Beautiful prewar helmet that is 100% original
Prussian Guard (silver trimmed units - Guard Fusilier Regt., 5th G.R.z F Regt., Guard Pioneer Bat., Guard Eisenbahn Regt. 1,2,3 & 4, and Kraftfahr Bat. 1 Company.) Regiments, Officer Model 1897. Beautiful prewar helmet that is 100% original. Black lacquered helmet body with fine silver trim. Helmet has excellent form and firm stitching. The exterior lacquer is in excellent condition. There are no extra holes behind frontplate. Helmet interior has sweat leather and green colored silk headliner that is in very good condition.
Slight separation where liner meets sweat leather and small worn areas around where silk has rubbed the star lugs (see photo). Interior visors lined with red and green as is proper for officer helmets. The silver metal trim has not been polished. The front plate is the Prussian Eagle with fine enameled Guard star. Unusually tall removable spike secured to helmet body with star retainers. Fine gilded flat gilt chinscales on silver rosettes. Officer Reichs and Prussian 2-piece cockades. This is an original WWI era historical helmet that is all original. Beautiful and untouched helmet. Silver trimmed Guard helmets are harder to find than the gold ones.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian