Lot 4313

A helmet M 1868 for a sergeant in the Grenadier Regiment No. 89 and Fusilier Regiment No. 90, respectively

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

Hammer price € 3,200

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Description

Heavy leather skull lacquered in black with round front visor (the edge rail punched “Jäger”), golden fittings and black lining with flaps. The visors loose and refixed, respectively. Applied golden star with crowned silver coat of arms of Mecklenburg within a laurel wreath. Circular crown plate with round-headed screws and “Mecklenburg” spike with small, unscrewable peak, no rear rail. Smooth chinscales on screw-mounted rosettes, national cockade in silk. Rare helmet, original in all parts.
The helmet of this type was introduced in 1868 and worn until 1887. The rear rail was not introduced until 1872.

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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.