Stoyles Collection of German Helmets - Prussia
IMPERIAL GERMANY, Prussian Kurassier (Heavy Cavalry) model 1867 enlisted ranks metalhelme, a well restored composite example, all steel body with 'Lobster tail' neck guard trimmed in tombak (brass), a joining strip of tombak connecting the front peak and rear neck guards per the 1867 pattern, makers stamp 'C E Junker' on the peak trim underside, front peak retaining the 1862 pattern stepped visor, body previously polished with some light surface rust, a regular brass line eagle helmet plate, museum quality bi-metal 1889 pattern spike on a brass kurassier oval shaped base secured by steel studs usually found on Guard du Corps helmets, this helmet secured with brass studs, brass convex chin scales secured by 1853 pattern screw posts, full sized reproduction Prussian state and national cockades fitted to the chin scales, interior painted in green on the front peak and black on the lobster tail, reproduction leather liner in an incorrect light brown colour, liner now semi-detached. Very fine.
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IMPERIAL GERMANY, Prussian Kurassier (Heavy Cavalry) model 1867 enlisted ranks metalhelme, a well restored composite ...