POINTED HELMET OF A PRUSSIAN GENERAL, Preußen Pickelhaube für einen General, model 1871/1899, Second Reich. 22998
Bomb in blackened and patent leather, visor with square angles. Two hits on the back of the bomb. All metal fittings in gilded brass.
State plaque in gilded stamped brass, representing a spread crowned eagle with broad wings, holding in its claws the symbols of power, scepter and sword, banner deployed on the wingspan of the eagle with the motto “MIT GOTT FÜR KOENIG UND VATERLAND” (With God for King and Fatherland), on the chest star of the Order of the Black Eagle with the Prussian motto of the Order, “SUUM CUIQUE”. Latin phrase meaning “To each his own”. The idiomatic meaning being “everyone gets what they deserve”.
Presence of two cockades of the type specific to officers as the rule from 1897, in metal stamped in the colors of the state of Prussia black-white-black and national black-white-red.
Brown leather chinstraps covered with domed scalloped scales alternating two and three gilded brass festoons. Upper scale of each jugular covered with a mobile rosette, independent of the jugular.
Bomb topped with a removable fluted tip, throat of the tip, beaded, pierced with two holes for ventilation of the hairstyle, on a cross-shaped base with lanceolate ends, held by four golden nails in the shape of stars at eight branches.
Reverse of the visor in green coated canvas; reverse of the neck cover in red coated canvas.
Soft tan leather sweatband. Silk of the two interior sections of the hairstyle in ecru silk.
Good condition, two dents on the back of the bomb, neck cover largely unstitched, but well held in place with the rear snap ring.
Delevery information :
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Price on request.