Lot 4303

A helmet for officers of the Brunswick Infantry Regiment No. 92

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A89m | Live auction | 454 Lots

Description

Assembled from old and new components. Black lacquered leather skull (craquelures) with gilt brass fittings. Screw-mounted outline of an eagle, no banners, inscribed "Fuerst" and "Peninsula", appliquéd silver death's head (black velvet eyes), below which a reserve cross. Flat chinscales with leather underlay on rosettes, officer's cockades. Base plate with four star-shaped screws, pearl ring and smooth spike. The rear visor with red underlay, ochre-coloured silk rep lining (renewed) and reddish-brown leather sweatband, a paper label in the skull reads "Militair Cabinet Sr. Majestät des Kaisers u. Königs". Slightly damaged in places, signs of age.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 454 lots and starts on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4454. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.