IMPERIAL GERMAN EAST ASIAN CORPS ARTILLERY TROPHELM.
A rare all cork tropical helmet manufactured by the well known Company of Ludwig Bordfeldt of Bremen. The helmet in standard form with its flexible back peak and Imperial front plate, as worn by a member of the artillery pioneer or technical troops, they were identified by coloured bands sometimes fitted on the helmets, this example having its black with red trimmed central band and Imperial red, white and black cockade pinned over the coloured band. Excellent quality skull, no damage, it has loops fitted to the skull for the addition of a neck flap. The Imperial badge is in good condition in its original holes. Minus its chinstrap. To the interior the leather sweatband also marked ‘Ludwig Bordfeldt’ all intact. Stamped size 59. Two brass clips for the fitting of the chinstrap. All the interior green canvas lining present. A rare helmet.
Code: 69866 Price: 2250.00 GBP