Saxony - M1871 infantry spike helmet - EM

(Sachsen - Helm M 1871 fr Mannschaften Infanterie)

A Saxon spike helmet M1871 with nicely matching front emblem, chin strap and fittings. Matching patina. No extra holes. The helmet comes with signs of wear and age but is not deformed. Green-white Saxon Landeskokarde in place. Chin strap attached with screws. Leather lining with clear signs of age. Never cleaned. Chin strap lining partially damaged and dry, however, the chin strap ist still firmly and without any damage.

1872 dated and "IR 105" unit marked to the rear visor. 

A quite rare helmet in untouched condition 2-


Sogenannte Pickelhaube M 1871. Emblem, Beschläge und  Schuppenkette patiniert. Mit Alters und Gebrauchspuren, Korpus nicht verformt,  Nähte soweit in Ordnung. Schuppenkette verschraubt, rechtseitig korrekte grün-weiße Kokarde. Emblem verschraubt, keine Doppellöcher. Lederfutter mit deutlichen Altersspuren, keine nennenswerten Beschädigungen, stark verschmutzt. Schuppenkettenfutter teils porös, beschädigt, insgesamt ist die Schuppenkette stabil. Im Hinterschirm Kammerstempel des IR 105 von 1872.

Selten angebotener Helm, im ungereinigtem Originalzustand 2-, 

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