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Prussian Leib-Kürassier, 1st Regiment Officers Pickelhaube

Extremely Rare.

$6 950.00

EXTREMELY RARE!! Prussian Leib-Kürassier-Regiment Nr. 1 (1st Silesian Life Cuirassiers) Officer helmet Model 1860.  Established as a Kurassier Regiment in 1718, it was considered the Elite Kurassier Regiment in the Prussian Army.  Beautiful tall polished steel “Lobstertail” helmet with gold/brass trim. Old style Model 1860 helmet body that it is excellent condition.  Helmet has no extra holes.  Interior is the old pattern Red Moroccan tabbed leather officer style liner.  Inner rear visor covered in black silk velvet. 

Front visor painted green.  Inner liner is in excellent condition with soft supple leather.  Frontplate is the large style line Prussian Eagle with “Mit Gott fur Koenig und Vaterland” banner.  Gold colored Kurassier officer style crossed spike base with polished steel fluted spike.  Special style gold hinged chinscales that were only used by the 1st Kurassier Officers with Cloverleaf rosette.  The rosette has a central screw retainer.  There is single non-serrated old style Prussian cockade on right side of helmet. 

Helmet is in amazing condition inside and out.  Extremely rare and 100% original 1st Kurassier officer helmet.  This is a MUST HAVE helmet for an advanced collector.

  • Ref.Head991
  • Overall condition Excellent
  • State / Country Prussian
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