GERMAN WWI OLDENBURG REGIMENT 91 ENLISTED MANS PICKELHAUBE.
A very nice condition all leather pickelhaube, all leather skull superb with spidering overall, both peaks securely attached to the main body, all of the fittings, which include the enlisted ranks back strap, non removable brass spike, circular spike base, Prussian front plate with its original Oldenburg Coat of Arms overlay plate in white metal. Brown leather chinstrap with matching brass fittings with brass peak trim all match in colour, complete with its Reich and Oldenburg red and blue cockade. To the interior the 8 tongued liner all intact, soft and supple with its original drawstring. Faint traces of a manufacturer’s circular stamp. To the rear peak a multiplicity of markings ‘91R’ which for some unknown reason it has been crossed through, two dates ‘1900’ plus ‘1913’ followed by ‘2.B.’ To the other side of the peak the size stamp of ‘55’ followed by ‘5.C’ (5th Company) with an original owner’s name hand etched into the leather. A nice regimentally marked enlisted mans helmet.
Code: 72272 Price: 1750.00 GBP