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    Prussian Model 1897 Infantry Officer's Helmet. A fantastic example measuring 10 ½-inches to the tip of the spike. Marked by hand on the interior size "55 ¼". The front visor features gilded-brass trim; the neck shield is untrimmed. The gilded-brass plate is mounted to the helmet via threaded posts and nuts. There are no additional holes in the helmet body. A dramatic 5-inch tall spike is mounted to a round base and attached to the helmet via four star-headed screws. A gilded-brass spine runs from the bottom of the neck shield to the spike base. The flat chin scales are attached to the helmet via rosettes. Both cockades are present. The wide leather sweat band and silk liner are complete and in beautiful condition.

    Condition: Excellent. From the collection of J. T. Hamrick, M. D.


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    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
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