Lot 3337

A helmet M 1800/06 for enlisted men of the Bavarian Infantry

Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918 | A90m | Live auction | 521 Lots

Hammer price € 8,600

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Description

The high leather skull with black lacquer (scuffed, renewed), made in two parts, front and rear visor. The black wool crest attached with cords. The leather chinscales embellished with chains draped over the back of the head (the upper row of chain is missing) on brass bosses, smooth circlet. An oval crowned emblem with the cipher "MJK" in embossed brass between a hanging chain. Sweatband and coarse linen lining (torn). A red wool brush inset on the side (well replaced, broken). Lacquered brass cockade (diameter 5.3 cm). Partly incomplete (some mounting components have been lost or replaced), damaged, signs of age.
Extremely rare, museum-quality piece dating from the wars of 1806 - 1813, cf. Seibold/Schulz, "Die Helme der Königlich Bayerischen Armee 1806-1918", Gröbenzell 1999, pp. 9 - 13.

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General Information

The auction starts on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3522. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).