Lot 427: Imperial German Prussian Garde Generals Pickelhaube
November 30, 2016
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Imperial German Prussian Garde Generals Pickelhaube, black leather shell with squared dip peak. Brass trim to the peak, officers scaled chinstraps with large officers state and national cockades. Large wrap round Prussian garde type eagle with the central starburst of silvered and enamel. Brass cross base and correct removable fluted spike (repair to the screw post inside the spike). Interior of the helmet has the original leather sweatband and artificial red silk lining. Interior shows heavy service wear. Two small holes behind the sweatband on the interior of the shell.