Wwi German Prussian Infantry Officer's Pickelhaube With Original Field Cover
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Wwi German Prussian Infantry Officer's Pickelhaube With Original Field Cover:
Grenadier Military Antiques Is Offering This WWI German Prussian Infantry Officer's Pickelhaube With Cover. This helmet is estate fresh, and is uncleaned and as found. The helmet is of early wartime manufacture, with a non-removable spike. It is an approx. 57 and is made of leather. All of the fittings, front plate, spike, spike base, spine, chinscales, visor trim and rosettes are made of gilded alloy. All fittings are uncleaned, and are dirty, dusty and have their original patina. The front plate is that of a Prussian reserve officer. There are no extra holes behind the front plate. The holes which hold the chinscales in place are slightly enlarged. The kokarden are not present, Nor are the leather strap and buckle which are originally behind the chinscales. The helmet is complete with it's original officer's quality field cover. The helmet is solid, and sound. It does show storage and age wear. The lining is a little dry, and the leather shell is somewhat crazed. It is very solid, and still retains it's original shape. The field cover shown moderate soiling, but is free from any holes, or tears. This is a nice example of an uncleaned, as found Prussian officer's spiked helmet from the early stages of the great war. All items are absolutely guaranteed 100% original, and are from the period stated. Grenadier Military Antiques does not end sales early, nor offers item for sale with the "buy it now" option, so please do not ask. Please email me with any questions that you may have. Thank you very much, and good luck offerding!Please note: That due to the high number of problems collecting payment form new members, I will no longer accept offers from buyers with a response score of less than 10 without prior approval.offers from establishedmembers with a responsescore of 10 or higher are welcome. By offerding you agree that you will pay for the item in full within three (3) days of the sale closing via paypal, NO EXCEPTIONS! Please ONLY offer if you intend to fulfill your commitment, and pay for your purchase. Thank you.