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Model 1895 Prussian Officer's Pickelhaube, and a Pair of Cased Fernglas 08 Binoculars

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Model 1895 Prussian Officer's Pickelhaube, and a Pair of Cased Fernglas 08 Binoculars, c. 1895-1915, a Model 1895 Prussian officer's helmet (chin strap broken) with a leather sweatband and cloth liner, and a cased pair of Fernglas 08 binoculars in an ersatz case.

Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell.
Estimate $300-500

Officers helmet has a broken chinstrap and some wear in the cloth liner, felt helmet is missing the spike and the liner is lose.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

19th-century fashion, Clothing, Edward Vebell, Franco-Prussian War, Headgear, Helmet, Military history of Germany, Pickelhaube, Prussian Army, Strap