A helmet for reserve officers in the Royal Saxon 1st Leib Grenadier Regiment No. 100, circa 1915
The Günter Adlung Helmet Collection | O88h | Online auction | 345 Lots
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DescriptionThe black lacquered body made of replacement material (rough surface, indentations) with silver-plated, nickel-silver mounts, a bar at the nape. Silver-plated star with appliquéd, gilt reserve cross and crowned state coat of arms. Base plate with four round-head screws (incorrectly replaced), narrow, smooth spike. Flat chinscales on rosettes with leather underlay (fixed with modern adhesive tape on the inside), both cockades in Saxon form, made of lacquered sheet metal. Ochre-coloured silk rep lining, ochre-coloured leather sweatband (torn), embossed "Germania", the rear visor with red underlay, the front visor lined in green. Comes with the (stained) cover, woven in ochre-coloured and field-grey thread with the regiment number stitched in red cloth at the front. Slightly damaged in places, signs of age.
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