Lot 288
Imperial German "Lobster Tail" Pickelhaube Cavalry Helmet
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1916, unmarked, three-piece construction consisting of dome, visor, and extended neck guard stamped with "57"; the face with an applied stamped metal imperial eagle holding a scroll reading "Mit Gott Für Koenig Und Vaterland," the crown with a mount for a spike; interior fitted with leather liner.

9-1/4 in. high

Appealing "as is" or a perfect candidate for a makeover at a modest cost.

Lacking spike, chin strap, and side rosettes; some small areas of oxidation; two shallow dents to rear; liner with stiffening and losses.