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WW1 Imperial German Bavarian Reserve Officer's Helmet Plate Helm Wappen
Item #: VF4314
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Imperial German helmet plate with Bavarian State wappen supported by Lions and Motto ''In Treue Fest''. with both fixing posts to the rear. Central crown is pierced and in excellent condition.
The Pickelhaube was designed by Friedrich Wilhelm IV and adopted by the Prussia Army in 1842. It was first worn on active duty in 1849, during the suppression of an uprising in Baden. The helmet was modified several times, mostly as a result of field experience garnered during the Austro-Prussian and Franco-Prussian wars. The kingdom of Bavaria, retaining some measure of independence, was the last of the German states to adopt the Pickelhaube, doing so in 1886.
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price $145.00 USD