There is no maker's mark that we can locate inside the helmet. The only hallmark is the "1SRRR" above the left ear area as pictured. Most Likely 1915 or Before! Very Fine Condition for what is there. Missing the Chinstrap, Side Cockades, Liner & one of the 4 brass bolts for the top piece.
You Know the next time you see this Helmet placed for sale, it will likely be completely Refurbished by the next owner. The feather Head-Dress is still in remarkable condition. Hallmark (pictured) on side is clear & Bold. There is a nice Patina to the front Badge and all the other Metal pieces to this Mostly Metal Helmet.
A Most Original example of this Super Rare Helmet! Please See Photos & Examine Carefully for Best Depiction of Condition.Has your normal expected wear from Parades, usage & Storage but is really quite solid and would make a great war relic (From the'Great War & Before') displayed Amongst your other war Treasures! See clear, close-up photos above for full details. If you only wish to talk the item down in order to get a cheaper price, please refrain from commenting. 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, very possibly over 100 years old, or so.
And an amazing Conversation Piece and Fine Addition to Your German WW1 Collection. From start to finish, we do it all: 1. Friendly and fast market research on your item(s) 2. Professionally photograph each item 3. Design a listing with descriptive and enticing copy points 4.Determine the optimal merchandising and pricing strategy 5. Handle follow-up sale inquiries or issues. 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 "WWI German Prussian Cuirassier Pickelhaube Helmet RARE Parade Feather Plume WW1" is in sale since Tuesday, November 08, 2016. 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.