Hémishérique bomb, top of the scales tip and the jugular tombac alloy of copper and zinc confer a reddish appearance to all other metal parts are white metal Neusilber close to the nickel. Cane and white metal rivets. double lens, forming a step. Bomb visor and neck guard lined folded horse white metal. very arched neck guard in length and width, consists of three independent pieces and held together by six large hemispherical rivets, five rivets elegantly dressed down. Marked at center back "GK R. 4E. "Plaque of the Order of the Black Eagle 117 mm, white metal, round central motif in tombac with removable eagle black lacquered tombac, girded with a first circular banner adorned at its base with a crown laurels and bearing in its height the Latin motto 'suum cuique' (to each his own). Entire plate as a radiant sun, second circular banner with Prussian motto 'MIT.GOTT.FÜR.KÖNIG.UND.VATERLAND.1860.'. On the back of the plate welded four bridges cross shaped permit to engage in the four lights pierced on the cross on the front of the bomb around leather conscripted secure the panel. Crest made of a base part and a tubular part in white metal, maintained by four hemispherical rivets of the same metal. Pierced at its center with a hole for aeration. Advanced undress Tombak. Roundel serrated sheet steel, 74 mm in diameter, the colors of Prussia, black and white, displayed on the right side of the chin. (Single Roundel on the right side until 1897.) chin strap screw fixing cracked half-spherical upper shell of each jugular covered with a mobile rosette copper, independent of the latter. Each is composed of 15 curved scales tombac alternately cut two or three scallops, tapering in width from 34 mm to 19 mm wide. Scales laid down spikes wire, rolled on a core leather lined with sheepskin. Jugular left trimmed at the end with a small peg for attaching the other jugular in which a hollowed notch was practiced. Bomb Interior lacquered black and the neck guard, painted dark green visor. interior leather headdress made of 10 teeth wolf sewn on thick rawhide panel. Very good condition, some wear bomb, Indoor headdress worn. Prussia. 1867 - 1889 It is with this type of helmet that Prussian cuirassiers fought in the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-1871.
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