Prussian Kaiser Alexander's Garde Grenadier Officer Helmet

Model 1894 mitre helmet of the 1st and 2nd Battalions of Alexander’s Guard Grenadiers. Tombac front plate with large officer’s pattern Order of the Black Eagle enameled in white, black,and red on a silver star below the silver Crown of Prussia. Red cloth “bag” seamed with distinct silver officer’s braid and a white cloth head surround with 3 grenade ornaments, and leather lined chinstraps of tombac. Large cylindrical puschel/pompom/”nationale” braided with silver bullion with black velvet top. Includes hand painted figure depicting full uniform. 


Leather sweatband with drawstring lining without headcloth. Light soiling to cloth components and patina and polish residue reflects age and use. Silver braid has some tarnish. Extremely rare to find example in this condition with accompanied puschel.

Starting Price: $8,000
Estimate: $16,000 - $18,000
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