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Model 1915 Prussian Mounted Light Infantry Helmet

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Model 1915 Prussian Mounted Light Infantry Helmet, c. 1916, blackened steel with visor and pointed lobster tail, spreadwing eagle plate, German silver fittings, black and white, and black and red cockades, leather chin strap, the inside of the helmet stamped "C.E. JUNCKER/1916," ht. 8, wd. 7 1/4, dp. 11 1/2 in.

Provenance: Collection of George Snook, M.D.
Estimate $400-600

Few dents and creases, missing spike and liner.


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

George Snook, Clothing, Cockade, Hats, Helmet, Snook, Symbols, Uniforms