GERMAN WWI JAGER ZU PFERDE OFFICERS LOBSTER TAIL HELMET.
A nice condition officers all white metal lobster tailed helmet for either of the following Jager Zu Pferde Regiments, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. The skull is in good form, it has a minor indentation to the left of the raised crease in the skull at the rear of the helmet, also the plating in this area is thin, some other losses of plating to the base of the lobster tail. The lobster tail itself is in excellent form, the front of the helmet having its double stepped peak, fluted tall spike, clover leaf base, beautifully struck Jager Zu Pferde style Prussian eagle without any scrolls but with the addition of the gilded reserve officers cross to the centre. An excellent set of heavy wide domed chin scales fitted with gilt trefoils and correct large size officers Reich and Prussian State cockades. The interior of the front peak is lined in green leather, which has shredded in places, the interior rear peak in mid tan leather, which has suffered from what appears to be burn marks. The original leather liner is all complete and firmly attached to the body, evidence of wear use and the helmet is complete with its inner silk lining.
Code: 71002 Price: 2995.00 GBP