Original German WWI Prussian M1915 Pickelhaube Spiked Helmet - Maker Marked
Original Item: Only One Available. This is a good condition Imperial Prussian enlisted man's pickelhaube. The M1915 was the last model of Pickelhaube issued prior to the move to steel helmets. In accordance with the 1915 regulations these helmets would no longer would use brass, silver, or Tombak as the M1895 did. All issued Pickelhaube would now use grey oxidized steel fittings for all Regiments. This helmet features a brass frontplate (wappen) with the Prussian state eagle clutching a scepter and crown. The crown of this leather helmet displays a vented enlisted removable spike mounted on a brass baseplate.
The leather chinstrap is original. This chinstrap is attached to the sides of the helmet with two bolts. Under both of the bolts are kokarden one with national colors, the other features a black/white kokarden. The black leather shell shows normal age crazing and wear. The lacquer finished leather is in very good condition having no serious issues.
The front leather visor has steel trim in very good condition. The metal spine that descends from the spike's baseplate to the edge of the rear visor is also in very good condition. The interior features a portions of the original leather liner. The interior shell is maker marked and dated. Size is approximately US 7 (5cm). Overall a very nice condition Imperial Prussian pickelhaube.
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