Prussian Hanoverian "Waterloo" Officers Pickelhaube
Prussian Hannovarian 74,76,77 & 164, 165th Infantry Regiments Officer Model 1897. These Regiments fought as The Kings German Legion during the Napoleonic Wars of the early 1800’s. Black lacquered leather helmet with fire gilt trim. Helmet body has fine form and firm stitching. Exterior lacquer shows age and some minor crazing but no lacquer loss. No extra holes in helmet body. Officer style Prussian line eagle with fine fire gilt frosted finish and battle honor banners “Waterloo”. Eagle has pierced style Officer crown.
Fire gilded Officer style spike and base that is held to body with stars. Interior of helmet has Officer style sweat leather and silk headliner. Silk lining is dirty and has some tears but originalto helmet. Inner visors are colored red and green as proper for Officer helmet. Flat gilded chinscales on rosettes. Two-Piece Reichs and Prussian Officer cockades. Helmet has not been cleaned or polished. Beautiful ALL ORIGINAL helmet from an elite regiment.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian