Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2536: Grouping of Helmets and Other Military Accouterments

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,600

Grouping of Helmets and Other Military Accouterments

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Type: Other
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1) Prussian pickelhaub, black leather construction with alloy fittings. No cockade plates, chinstrap incomplete. Fair as repaired. 2) Prussian pickelhaub, brass/gilt fittings, red/white/black cockade plates. The rear brim is marked "2.E.", "T.B./8" and "B.a. VIII/1913". Some cracking, creasing and scuffing, internal webbing cord absent, otherwise good. 3) 1917/Brodie pattern helmet, unit insignia of a black "A" over a red fortress on the front, "Bauer" marked inside the brim and on the chinstrap. Good, with wear, tear and staining of the interior. 4) 1917/Brodie helmet, multi-color camo paint exterior with gold pentagon unit insignia on front, no clear internal markings. Lining is damaged, interior is good. 5) Unmarked gas mask. Fair, with rust on the filter and cracking and scuffing on the main body. 6) 30-06 ammo, including a number of loose rounds, rounds loaded into 5-round clips in a (possibly Greek) bandolier, and rounds loaded into M1 Garand en-bloc clips in an American marked bandolier. Appears good overall. 7) German style boot/trench knife, no makers marks, 9 7/8" OAL, 5 1/2" blade, wood grips, metal heath with leather belt hanger. Tip is chipped, otherwise good.

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