Lot 4991

A helmet for enlisted men of the Gardereiter-Regiment in the wartime issue, after 1916

International Orders and Military Collectibles | A80m | Live auction | 233 Lots

Hammer price € 3,200

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Iron skull, ridged at the back, the iron front visor rail marked "G. R." underneath.. Embossed star (one fastening nut has been lost) and coat of arms appliqué in grey lacquered sheet iron, leather chinstrap attached to M 94 side post lugs, national cockades in lacquered sheet iron. The smooth, iron spike mounted on an iron base. The interior crown of the helmet skull with the somewhat over-polished manufacturer's mark "G.H. Osang Dresden 1916" and head size "55/5". Ochre-coloured liner with leather flaps, the interior of the smooth front visor lacquered in green, the rear visor lined in black leather. Slightly damaged in places, signs of age.
An extremely rare helmet of the Royal Saxon Horse Guards, in the grey iron, wartime issue.Condition:II Questions about the lot?

General Information

Day 2 of our live auction "International Orders and Military Collectibles" includes 233 lots. The auction starts on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 circa 10:30 am with our chapter Saxony (lot no. 4951 - 5183). The pre-sale viewing will take place from Wednesday, 6.11. until Sunday, 10.11., and on Sunday, 17.11.2019 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).