PRUSSIAN 1ST GUARD REGIMENT OF FOOT ENLISTED RANKS MITRE CAP.
A scarce mitre helmet for the enlisted soldier in the 1st Guard Regiment of Foot pre 1886. The mitre helmet front plate is in excellent condition, complete with its pre 1886 Semper talis scroll, large Guard impressed star with Imperial crown above. The body of the helmet is in red cloth with white facings and white tapes with minor staining to the red cloth, no actual damage, the white tape running down the rear central seams are slightly loose from its body. The front plate is attached to the body by 19 staples, 6 are missing. The grenade side emblems are all intact complete with their large domed chin scales. One moth nip to the white facings at the side of the helmet as the helmet is viewed, complete with its 14 tongue all leather liner and its original drawstring. The black and white field pompom is a non-contemporary addition.
Code: 68474 Price: 2950.00 GBP