Prussian Paymaster "Military Beamte'' Officers Pickelhaube
Prussian Paymaster (Zahlmeister) Officers helmet Model 1897*. Black lacquered leather helmet with silver trim. The helmet body is in excellent condition with bright exterior finish and firm stitching . The interior has officer sweat leather and silk headliner. Interior visors colored red and green as is customary in officer helmets. No extra holes in helmet body. The frontplate was the Prussian Line Eagle with bandeau and a small gold Prussian Eagle (Beamte Abzeichen style) on the large eagle's tail. Silver officer style spike and base with star retainers. Rounded silver chinscales on silver rosettes. Reich and Prussian Officer cockades. Rare helmet from an important part of the German Army.
**The Paymasters of the Army, (German = Zahlmeister (Paymaster) were Regular Army soldiers. These soldiers were posted to each regiment’s staff. They wore the standard uniform of that regiment. Prussian Zahlmeisters wore a helmet with all silver metal trim, a round front visor trim and round spike base with smooth spike. The frontplate was the Prussian Line Eagle with bandeau for Prussia and a small gold Prussian Eagle (Beamte Abzeichen style) on the large eagle's tail.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian