A good Bavarian Ludwig II model 1868 Infantry officer’s Raupenhelm c 1870.
A good Bavarian Ludwig II model 1868 Infantry officer’s Raupenhelm c 1870. The skull of patent leather with gilt brass fittings including the crowned L which also features on the silvered rosette covering the plume socket. Original chinstrap, lining and fur crest. The helmet is offered in uncleaned condition, and retains virtually all of its original gilding. The crest has some old moth damage and is starting to “moult”.
Provenance: The Collection of the Counts Schenk von Stauffenberg. Note: Ludwig II 1864-1886