Lot 4512

A model 1842 enlisted man spike helmet for infantry

International Orders and Military Collectibles | A80m | Live auction | 1049 Lots

Hammer price € 5,000

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Description

Black leather body with large front and rear visors (front and rear visor attaching thread stitching rotten), brass Hessian lion front plate attached with two vertical splints and two horizontal posts with nuts, brass: front visor trim, cross base, spike and rear spline attached with round top posts with nuts, brass chinstraps with model 42 side posts, Hessian state cockade, worn black leather liner, heavy age patina on entire helmet, nice example of early Hessian spike helmet. Very rare.Condition:II Questions about the lot?

General Information

Day 1 of our live auction "International Orders and Military Collectibles" includes 1061 lots. The auction starts on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am with Orders and Decorations (lot no. 3851 - 3987) and continue afterwards with Military Collectibles (lot no. 3991 - 4916). 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).