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    Swedish Officers' Spiked Helmet With Horsehair Plume, Circa 1900. A striking Swedish officers' spiked helmet with black lacquered leather body and fiber front and rear visors. The front plate is a striking three-piece construction featuring a gilded arms of Sweden with a center plaque of blue enamel upon which are mounted three gilt crowns, all this set upon a fired-silver plate featuring flags and recumbent lions. The removable horsehair plume is mounted to a round silver base affixed to the helmet via four gilt star-head studs. The leather-backed flat silver chinscales are mounted with plain silver bosses. A single yellow silk cockade is on the right side. The liner features a silk/satin lining with wide leather sweatband. A beautiful, well-made spiked helmet, rich in detail and in excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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