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Prussian Guard Infantry NCO Helmet

  Lot # 071
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  • Lot # 071
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Prussian Guard Infantry Enlisted Helmet to Parade for Musician, Model 1897. Black lacquered leather helmet body wit brass trim.  Leather helmet body has fine form and firm stitching. Metal trim has bright brass finish.  Round officer diamond and pearl ring base with tall plume holder (trichter) holding a long red colored horsehair plume.  Regimental musicians wore red plumes to parade.  Base and plume are original but may not be genuine to this helmet.   Inside has leather tongue headliner.  Helmet interior shows little wear and is complete.  No markings inside helmet body.  Prussian Guards Regiment Frontplate held leather wedge retainers.  Flat M1895 style gold chinscales on M1891 side lugs which is proper for parade.  Original EM Reich and Prussian cockades.  Nice showy helmet.