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Prussian Garde Infantry Reserve Officers Pickelhaube

Beautiful Gilting.

$2 350.00

Prussian Guard Infantry Reserve Officer Model 1897. Beautiful black lacquered leather helmet body with fine gilded brass metal trim. The helmet body has excellent form and firm stitching. Exterior lacquer is complete but has a lot of age related crazing (see photos). The interior of the helmet has officer style sweat leather and silk headliner.  The liner is complete but shows wear and is in overall very good condition. The owners name, "Burchardt", is stamped into silk headliner. 

The inner visors of helmet are colored red and green. No extra holes in the helmet body. The front plate is the Prussian Guards Eagle without banner. A silver Guards Star with enameled center in the center of the eagles' chest. Below the Guard Star is a silver Reservist Cross with banner and dated 1813. The spike is removable for replacement with plume for parade.  Original flat chinscales over rosettes. Reichs and Prussian 2-Piece Officer style cockades. This helmet is 100% original and untouched. Outstanding Prussian Guard Reserve Officers helmet. 

(Inv. 8-06)

  • Ref.Head934
  • Overall condition Excellent
  • State / Country Prussian