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"Prussian General Head Helmet Or An Officer Of The War Ministry"
ADVANCED GENERAL HEADSET OR DEPARTMENT OF WAR OFFICER, Preussen General - Offizier am Kriegsministerium, model 1871/1899, Second Reich. Bomb in blackened and varnished leather, square-angle visor. All metal fittings in golden brass. State plate in gilded brass, gilding in perfect condition having kept all its brilliance, representing a crowned eagle with wide wings, holding in its claws the symbols of power, the scepter and the sword, banner spread on the wingspan of the eagle with the motto "MIT GOTT FÜR KOENIG UND VATERLAND" (With God for the King and Fatherland), on the star chest of the Order of the Black Eagle with Prussian motto of the Order, "SUUM CUIQUE ". Latin phrase meaning "To each his own". The idiomatic meaning being "everyone gets what he deserves". Presence of a single cockade of the type proper to officers as a rule until 1897, metal stamped in the colors of the state of Prussia black-white-black. Brown leather chinos covered with scalloped scales alternating between two and three silvered brass scallops. Upper scale of each chinstrap covered with a movable rosette of gilded copper, independent of the chinstrap. Bomb capped with a detachable fluted tip, throat of the tip, beaded, pierced with two orifices for aeration of the hairstyle, on pedestal shaped patted cross, held by four nails shaped stars with eight branches. Reverse of the visor in green rectified leather, insolated; lapel of the red rectified leather nape. Sweatband in light brown supple leather. Silk both sides inside the ecru silk hairstyle in poor condition and largely missing. Hairstyle left in its state of discovery in very good condition, silk of the inner cap in poor condition. Germany. Second Reich.
Price : 6660 €
Period:19th century
Style:Napoleon 3rd
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Cuir

Reference : 325316
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