- You Are Bidding On a Ultra Rare German / Prussian Artillery Helmet
- Landwehr Pickelhaube Helmet
- Wappen Reserve Army Officer
- Probably Pre WW1
- Definitely 1915 or Before!
- Fairly Gorgeous Condition!
- Leather is still pretty solid
- You can see where it has separated on the side edges of the back skirt (pictured)
- Missing one of the stars that affixes the top piece to the top of the Helmet (pictured)
- The Brass Ball top is an ORIGINAL replacement piece I purchased after searching Long & Hard -The treading of this piece does not match the threading of the original piece and you can note the difference in Patina from one piece to the other!
- The Original Artillery Ball piece, missing the top of the dome is also included in this listing
- Liner is in pretty remarkable shape for it's age
- There is a nice Patina to the front Badge and the other Brass implements to the Helmet
- Officer's Chin Strap & Cockades are also just the way you want to see them
- Perhaps a Loose Thread here or there
- Chinstrap still buckles smartly on the front - or - over the front Brim
- Could Be the Most Original example of this Rare Helmet You will Ever find!
- Please See Photos & Examine Carefully for Best Depiction of Condition
- This Helmet Has your normal expected wear from war, usage & Storage but is really quite solid and would make a great war relic (From the 'Great War') displayed Amongst your other war Treasures!
- See clear, close-up photos above for full details.
- If anyone has any helpful information that will help pin-point identify this helmet, please contact us and if we find the info helpful, we will be sure to post it. If you only wish to talk the item down in order to get a cheaper price, please refrain from commenting.
- Elite*Auctions is piece-by-piece Auctioning a portion of a massive collection from a long-time collector of Imperial German headgear as well as other associate military consigners.
- Please ask all questions prior to bidding.
- This is a really nice example of a Battlefield recovery. Probably brought back Stateside by one of our WW1 doughboy heroes.
- Just Beautiful for being, ver possibly over 100 years old, or so.
- The Bust is for display only and is NOT included in the auction.
- No Reserve!
- Shipping Calculated in the continental USA
- Shipping To USA ONLY on this Super Unique Item!
An Incredible Estate Find!
And a Wild Conversation Piece and Fine Addition to Your German WW1 Collection!
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