Prussian Jäger zu Pferd Enlisted Pre-War Pickelhaube
Outstanding Pre-War style Jaeger zu Pferde Enlisted Man
Prussian Jaeger zu Pferde Regiments 8 though 13, enlsited man Model 1900. Unique JzP "Lobster Tail" helmet with bluded helmet body and tombak trim. Helmet body has excellent for and fine exterior bluing. Bluing has mild age related surface discoloration (see photos). Interior has black dyed leather liner in excellent condition. Interior back visor is missing black colored coating, front interior visor colored green. Stamped markings inside helmet with maker "C.E.Juncker" and the date of manufacture "1914" and the size "57". All metal trim is unpolished tombak metal.
Front plate is the Prussian Dragoon style EM eagle. Equallateral crossed spike base with standard JzP style spike. Large - typical and specific to JzP only- M1895 style tombak chinscales on side lugs. Large kurassier style Reich and Prussian stamped steel cockades. Cockades are original but appear to have been repainted. Outstanding Pre-War style Jaeger zu Pferde Enlisted Man. The tombak trimmed helmets are not encountered as often (7 regiments silver and 6 tombak) as the silver trimmed helmets.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian