A scarce Prussian model 1867 Garde Kurassier trooper’s helmet
A scarce Prussian model 1867 Garde Kurassier trooper’s helmet of the 1st Escadron, Garde Kurassier Regiment c 1870. The skull, peaks, chinscales and spike of tombak with German silver fittings. The neck is stamped GKR 1.E, and the underside of peak is stamped JAEGER on the reinforcing band. Complete with its original Garde star badge with date 1860, leather lining, state cockade and chinstrap. This helmet is in untouched condition, some minor dents, 2 small cracks and a few chinscales missing.
Provenance: the Collection of the Counts Schenk von Stauffenberg.