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Prussian Leib Garde Hussar Enlisted Busby

From an Elite Regiment

$2 395.00

Prussian Leib Garde Hussar Regiment (Potsdam) Enlisted Man busby circa 1900. "Out of the woodwork" in Europe fur busby. Rare original piece (see photo of busby without front plate). Busby is in good condition considering age and type of fur bodied helmet. Busby has perfect form. Dark brown fur shows age and slight color loss but has only lost a small amount of fur (see all photos). Standard EM busby construction with rattan supports inside. Kolpack is Missing.

Inside has leather EM style tabbed liner that had a period repair at about 1/3 part of the inner lining. The liner is dry with age and has a number of broken tabs. No visible marking inside helmet The Guard front plate is original to helmet (see photo without front plate). No extra holes in the helmet body. Frontplate is the gold (brass) Guard Star that has split brad retainers. M1894 rounded chinscales fit over M91 side lugs. Enlisted style single Reichs cockade. Prussian EM cloth field badge. On the right side of the helmet are the original EM white cloth parade cords. Original and historical EM busby from an elite Hussar Regiment. Rare find!

  • Ref.Head135
  • Overall condition Excellent
  • State / Country Prussian
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