B001. WWI BAVARIAN EM/NCO TIN BODY SPIKE HELMET W/ MAILING LABELS

$495.00

B001. WWI BAVARIAN TIN BODY EM/NCO SPIKE HELMET WITH MAILING LABELS. THIS HARD TO FIND ERSATZ TIN HELMET RETAINS A FAIR AMOUNT OF THE ORIGINAL BLACK PAINT. SHOWS DENTS AND LIGHT RUST SCATTERED OVER THE HELMET. THERE IS A ONE INCH CRACK TO THE TIN BEHIND THE LEFT CHINSTRAP LUG. RETAINS GOOD BRASS CHINSTRAP LUGS AND HAS BRASS TRIM TO THE FRONT BRIM. THE REAR BRIM HAS TIN TRIM. THE BRASS SPIKE IS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH A SLIGHT BEND. THE BRASS BAVARIAN FRONT PLATE IS HELD ON WITH TWO FOLD OVER PRONGS. THE FRONT PLATE IS MISSING ONE OF THE CROWNS ON ONE OF THE LIONS. HAS A BAVARIAN COCKADE ON THE RIGHT SIDE, BUT IS MISSING THE NATIONAL COCKADE. RETAINS THE ORIGINAL CHINSTRAP, BUT IT IS BROKEN ON THE LEFT SIDE AND HAS BEEN CRUDELY REPAIRED WITH STAPLES. THERE ARE FOUR MAILING LABELS GLUED ON THE HELMET. ALL HAVE THE SAME INFORMATION WITH VARYING DEGREES OF WEAR. SHIPPED HOME TO LINCOLN, NEBRASKA BY A SOLDIER. THE LEATHER LINER IS COMPLETE AND HAS ONE TORN FINGER. THE LEATHER IS A LITTLE STIFF, BUT STILL FULLY PLIABLE. THE TOP LEATHER TIE CORD IS BROKEN. SMALL SIZE. SHOWS USE WEAR AND AGE. HARD TO FIND HELMET THAT DISPLAYS WELL. GUARANTEED ORIGINAL.FREE SHIPPING IN THE U.S.A. ***INTERNATIONAL BUYERS MUST EMAIL FOR SHIPPING COST TO THEIR LOCATION.***  SOLD!!!

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