Imperial Germany - M1900 pith helmet for the "Ostasiatische Besatzungsbrigade"

(Deutsches Reich - Helm M 1900 fr die "Ostasiatische Besatzungsbrigade)

Rare M1900 pith helmet for the "Ostasiatische Besatzungsbrigade". A so-called "Bordfeldt" helmet. Typical kork construction with foldable neck visor. The helmet is finished with kahki color linen. "Bortfeldt, Bremen" maker marked to the leather sweat-band. Complete with its original attached red cap band. A small visor cap "Reichskokarde" is correct attached.

Front front "Reichsadler"-badge shows repaired prongs. Original attached four loops to hold the badge. Serious signs of wear to the neck visor. Torn. Original chin strap which is partially dry and shows cracks.

A very rare helmet in good condition!

 

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Sogenannter Bortfeld-Helm für die "Ostasiatische Besatzungsbrigade". Tropenhelm aus Kork mit Khakidrill bezogen, hochklappbarer Nackenschirm. Lederschweißband mit der Herstellerbezeichnung der Firma Bortfeldt, Bremen. Umlaufendes rotes Band aus Abzeichentuch, darauf stirnseitig die Reichskokarde. Mittels Schlaufen und Splinten aufgesteckt der Reichsadler. Beide Splinte des Beschlages versetzt, vermutlich nachträglich neu verlötet. Der Bezug des Nackenschirmes innen verschlissen, brüchig, Kinnriemen spröde und gerissen.

Ansonsten gut erhaltener,sehr seltener Helm!

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