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    Austrian WWI-Era Gendarmerie Spiked Helmet. Measuring 9 ½-inches to the tip of the spike. The helmet features a leather body with japanned metal visor and neck shield, both of which are trimmed in gilded-brass. The helmet plate, which bears the cypher of Franz Joseph I, is mounted to the helmet via two threaded posts. The body is adorned with gilded-brass spines extending from the cruciform base on each side and the back. The short, fluted spike measures just over 3-inches. The flat chin scales are mounted to the helmet with split-pin rosettes. The helmet retains the original leather liner.

    Condition: Excellent. Exhibiting only modest wear, likely more from storage than use. From the collection of J. T. Hamrick, M. D.


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    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
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