Prussian Infantry Officer Pickelhaube
With Carrying Case
Prussian Infantry Officer for Line Regiments, Officer Model 1897. Beautiful helmet that is 100% original and includes carrying case. Black lacquered helmet body with fire gilt trim. Helmet has good form and firm stitching. The exterior lacquer is matte with age and has a small bruise with no lacquer loss on right side of helmet (see photo). There are no extra holes behind frontplate. Interior has sweat leather and silk headliner that is excellent condition. Interior visors lined with red and green as is proper for officer helmets.
All metal parts are lightly toned age. The fire goly metal trim can still be seen on the edges. The front plate is the Prussian Line Eagle. Tall removable spike secured to helmet body with star retainers. Flat gilt chinscales with rosettes. Officer Reichs and Prussian 2-piece cockades. Includes officer style Carrying Case that still has intact retention belt. Beautiful helmet in untouched condition.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian