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Imperial Baden Infantry enlisted ranks model 1895 pickelhaube, a lightly restored example in full parade configuration, all original black patent leather body refinished in a high gloss black with evidence of older age crazing underneath, original brass front peak mount & rear model 1895 spine, a nice large gilded brass enlisted ranks helmet plate with lacquered finish, fitted with a brass plume holder (Haarbuschtrichter) with white horse hair parade plume, no chinstrap & missing both side cockades, original leather liner in good condition, underside of the rear neck guard with various ink depot stamps & unit makers for Infantry Regiment 113. Extremely fine.
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
Imperial, Baden Infantry enlisted ranks model 1915 pickelhaube, a restored example, original black leather body with a reproduction rear neck guard repainted in gloss black, steel ersatz fittings repainted in field grey, front peak strap with a crack through the centre, reproduction chinstrap cockades, leather liner. VF.
 SOLD at A$350
Imperial Baden Infantry enlisted ranks model 1915 pickelhaube, a semi restored example with original black body, repainted, all original steel fittings including helmet plate, rear spine (loose), spike & base in original paint, with wear to the finish, front peak mount with a very old silver repaint, also with wear, reproduction chinstrap & cockades, original leather liner complete & with light age wear. VF. VGC.
Imperial Prussian infantry enlisted ranks 1856 pattern pickelhaube, c1860, original black leather body refinished in a high gloss finish, with some age, retaining a good shape & original square cut to the front peak & rear neck guard, original front brass peak mount with old solder repairs to ea corner of the square cut, original post 1856 pattern flat brass chin scales for other ranks, original polished brass helmet plate with c1860 Prussian motto, original brass other ranks pattern spike & cruciform spike, brass rear spine with external studs, one reproduction state cockade to the left side only, original leather liner intact with heavy wear & aging. Overall age & wear, however still retaining many good features of this short service helmet An early & rare example, very fine.
 AVAILABLE at A$1600
Imperial Prussian Guard Kurassier Regiment model 1862 enlisted ranks metal helmet, a restored example original German tombak metal body with stepped tombak front peak & lobster tail' neck guard edged in German silver trim, old solder repairs to the underside of the front peak within the stepped recess, the front rim is faintly marked with makers name, possibly Wunderlich, a Berlin supplier & '119' lower section of the lobster tail stamped 'G K R. 5E' (Guard Kurassier Regt 5th Squadron), body with one large hole on the top for attaching a top device the usual 4 small holes to attach the everyday removable spike with extra holes added to accommodate the newly mounted everyday spike, reproduction enlisted ranks spike with steel oval spike base plate secured by mismatching replaced studs, a museum quality reproduction guards helmet plate with sunburst star on the front body, brass convex leather backed chin scales secured with old reproduction officers trefoil side rosettes & reproduction state & national cockades, original leather liner with heavy wear, age & with old repairs to the tongues. Light dents to the front peak & overall tone to the tombak body. VF. Two Prussian Regiments were entitled to wear the tombak metal helmet, Regiments Garde de Corps & the Garde-Kurassier Regiment & are most often seen with the eagle parade mount. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
Imperial Prussian Guard Uhlan (Lancer) Officer's tschapka, c1889 a lightly restored example, black leather body with high gloss patent finish, yellow cloth covered mortarboard piped in gilt flecked bullion piping & black patent leather mortar top board, large pre-war white metal officer's guards eagle helmet plate with enamelled guard's pattern officer's centre wappen, brass convex chin scales with officer's state & national cockades, with brown & white buffalo hair parade plume, no plume holder cockade, no cap lines, original light leather liner & cream silk lining. Overall Extremely fine. VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
Imperial Saxon Infantry Reserve original enlisted ranks model 1895 pickelhaube, a nice restored example, original leather body retaining a good shape & refinished in a gloss black over the original aged crazing, original refitted brass spike & original all brass spine & front peak mount, reproduction leather chinstrap with repainted state & national cockades of the Saxon pattern, original leather liner with an old repair/replaced section to the rear. VF - extremely fine.
Imperial, Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt Infantry Line Officers model 1891 pickelhaube, a nice restored example with original black leather body repainted in high gloss, bi metal officers brass helmet plate, dull & worn finish, with white metal centre wappen of the state arms of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, polished reproduction brass spike with reproduction spike base studs, repainted reproduction state cockade, missing national cockade, old replaced polished brass chin scales, original leather officers liner with replaced white silk lining. With damage to silk lining. VF.
Army WWI Mod 16 steel helmet. Stamped RE2, 17 to dome. Retains its original leather liner & cloth pads, liner worn & darkened from oil. No chin strap. Small white & red diamond painted to right side. Helmet sympathetically repainted at some stage. Overall GC.
Army WWI Mod 16 steel helmet. Small size, Type II steel frame & leather pad liner. All liner pads maker marked: 'GEBRUDER BOLEY, OFFENBACH, A/M 1917'. Original field green/grey paint finish 98% intact. Replaced (modern) chin strap. 1x liner pad detached, but present. A fine looking helmet. Scarce with maker mark & dated liner.
 SOLD at A$625
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