Prussia - M1895 5. Garderegiment zu Fuß spike helmet - EM

(Preußen - Helm 1895 für Mannschaften des 5. Garderegiment zu Fuß, Eigentumshelm)

A fine privately purchased EM spike helmet for Sergant or deputy officer serving with 5. Garderegiment zu Fuß. Impressive front badge with "Garde" star attached. EM type. Star slightly bent. Nice patina. Spike with plate absolutely original, however, replaced at some time since the patina is not entirely matching (no extra holes). The washers are missing. 

Leather corpus with signs of wear and age to the lacquer. Smaller dents. Seams intact. No extra holes. Chain attached by rosettes with prongs. Including officer's cockades. Leather liner without damage. Small parts of the seam opened. 

Size "56 1/2" marked (pencil) and named.

Condition 2-


Wohl von Serganten / Offz. Stellvertreter getragener Helm. Emblem berieben / patiniert, Spitze, Schuppenkette  Schienen matt weiß.. Tellerbeschlag mittels Sternsplinten befestigt. Wurden wohl nachträglich getauscht, Unterlegscheiben fehlen. Verschraubtes Mannschafts-Emblem, Gardesterrn etwas eingedrückt. Helmglocke mit deutlichen Lackabplatzern, kleineren Dellen, insgesamt in korrekter Form. Nähte in Ordnung, keine Doppellöcher. Schuppenkette an durchgesplinteten Rosetten befestigt, mit Offizierskokarden.  Lederfutter unbeschädigt. Naht an einer Stelle geöffnet. Mit Bleistift notierte Größenangabe "56 1/2" und Name.

Ungereinigter Helm im Originalzustand  2-

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