Prussian - NCO (Offz. Stelvertreter) Jäger Shako
Named to: "Off. St. Britsch R. Jäger 23".
Prussian Jaeger Officers/NCO Shako circa 1914. Black leather body in excellent form and firm stitching. Leather lacquer in excellent overall condition with some minor age crazes. No lacquer loss. Interior has the enlisted style black leather and silk headliner in excellent to near mint condition.
Prussian smaller type line eagle for shakos that retains all of it original gilt finish (missing the orb). No extra holes in helmet body. NCO fine grade leather strap on M91 posts and Reichs Cockard. An original Prussian (black and white) "Feldzeichen" - field badge - mounted on top. Inside the shako shell are the hand written marks of: "Off. St. Britsch R. Jäger 23". In WW1 the 23rd Jäger Reserve Bat. was part of the 51st Reserve Infantry Division.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian