Original German WWI Infantry Pickelhaube Helmet - Barn Find

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Original Item: Only One Available. Authentic genuine German WWI 1914 leather Pickelhaulbe spiked helmet offered in untouched condition.

It was found in a barn and is subsequently missing the liner and chinstrap as well as the cockades. Actually found in a New Jersey barn where it had sat undisturbed for nearly 100 years!

Age has dried, hardened and shrunk the leather so it better fit's one knee today than a head. The leather however is tough and overall quite and the steel mounts, spike and helmet plate still show much of their original grey finish.

Although not a terribly high value item one can only imagine the delight and surprise some farmer had in this recent discovery. This is the real thing that was brought home as a war souvenir by an American soldier at the end of the Great War, forgotten, lost and found again!

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