Prussian Uhlan Officers Tschapka Model 1897
Overall in Excellent + Condition
Prussian Uhlan Regiments 4 and 9 through 12, Officer Model 1897. Beautiful black lacquered leather helmet with fire gilt trim. Helmet body has excellent form and firm stitching. Elegant and slender wrapped leather base to mortar board top. Exterior lacquer finish shows mild age-related crazing but finish is bright. All stitching is tight. Interior has sweat leather and silk headliner. Mortar board in perfect shape and has remained in proper position (not tilted).
No extra holes in helmet body. Finely gilded Prussian Line Eagle. Rounded chinsclaes on rosettes. Single Reichs cockade. Helmet is complete with Officer bullion field badge and Black/White Yak hair parade plume. Ensemble also includes silver bullion officer cords. Everything in excellent condition. Fancy helmet that has everything but the colored rabatte. Beautiful Uhlan helmet that is seldom seen in today's marketplace.
- Overall condition Near mint
- State / Country Prussian