Prussian Garde Uhlan Tschapka Model 1915
Outstanding Wartime Uhlan helmet. Hard to find
Prussian Guard Uhlan tschapka for Enlisted Man Model 1915. Well known style of helmet that was probably given as a War Bond trophy in 1919-1920. Black lacquered leather helmet body with black enameled mortar board and field gray metal trim. Helmet body has good form and firm stitching. Helmet body has slightly warped in form from lack of support. Exterior lacquer is matte with age but has no lacquer damage. The deformation can be restored with proper interior support. No extra holes in helmet body.
Complete natural colored leather liner with drawstring in the special style used in tschapkas. Stamped with the size 58 1/2. Front plate in the Prussian Guard Eagle without star. This was the style used in 1915. Original leather chinstrap with single Reichs cockade. Missing field badge (a reproduction is included in the sale) Outstanding Wartime Uhlan helmet. Hard to find
- Overall condition Near mint
- State / Country Prussian