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Model 1895 Prussian Infantry Pickelhaube

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Model 1895 Prussian Infantry Pickelhaube, c. 1912, black hard leather shell with brass fittings, with a Prussian eagle on the front, and a vented spine on the back, with an intact black leather liner, ht. 9 in.
Estimate $300-500

Front visor brass is bent and missing one brass rivet, no cockades or chin strap.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

19th-century fashion, Clothing, Cultural history, Franco-Prussian War, Military history of Germany, Pickelhaube, Prussian Army