Prussian Garde Fusilier, Grenadier or Pioneer Res. Officer Pickelhaube
Uncleaned - Untouched 100% Original patina
Prussian Guard (silver trimmed) Regiments, Officer Model 1897. Beautiful woodwork found helmet that is 100% original. Black lacquered helmet body with silver trim. Helmet has good form and firm stitching. There are no extra holes behind frontplate. Inside the leather shell is a colorful makers label “Awes Marke” with the size "54 3/4" handwritten on it. Helmet interior has sweat leather -with some small tears to each side (see pictures) and silk headliner that is very nice condition. Interior visors lined with red and green as is proper for officer helmets.
All metal parts are gray toned with oxidation and age. The silver metal trim can still be seen on the edges. The front plate is the Prussian Large Winged Eagle with enameled Guard star and Gold Reserve cross. Tall removable spike secured to helmet body with star retainers. Flat gilt chinscales on rosettes. Officer Reichs and Prussian 2-piece cockades. A helmet is for the discriminating collector.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian