GERMAN WWI REGIMENT 74, 77 OR 78 ENLISTED RANKS PICKELHAUBE.
An extremely nice condition all leather pickelhaube, the rear peak is stamped size ‘55’. Both front and back peaks are securely attached to the main body, some minor crazing to both of those peaks, the skull itself is absolutely smooth. All the fittings, which include the other ranks back strap, non removable brass spike and circular spike base, Prussian front plate with Waterloo scroll, flat clip over chin scales and front peak trim all match in colour, the clip over chin scales indicates that this may have been worn by either an NCO or a 1 Year Volunteer. The interior 8 tongued liner in absolutely superb supple condition with all original colour. The interior crown and peaks have their mid tan untouched colour with faint traces of a maker’s circular ink stamp to the inner crown in two places. The helmet is complete with its original national and Prussian State cockades, some paint loss to both cockades.
Code: 73550 Price: 1250.00 GBP