German / Prussian Artillery Helmet. 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 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. 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!
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EliteAuctions 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. 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.
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Elite Auctions has used its best efforts to inspect the item(s) for sale and create descriptions and furnish photographs that fairly and adequately depict the type, condition, and image of the goods at the time of sale. The item "German Prussian Landwehr Pickelhaube Wappen Reserve Army Officer Helmet WW1 1915" is in sale since Tuesday, December 09, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "elite*auctions" and is located in Deale, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico.