MODEL 1881 CAVALRY HELMET

$375.00 SOLD
Originally $550.00

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Item Code: 953-34

Black felt helmet with yellow plume.

The body of this helmet is in excellent condition with no cracks or creases. The exterior is clean. There is black leather trim running around the bottom edge. This edging is complete and shows very little wear.

Around the base of the crown is a black leather band. The band is anchored by two stamped brass side buttons with crossed sabers. Attached to the front is a large stamped brass spread-winged eagle with a patriotic shield on its chest with crossed sabers. There is no regimental number. The top of the crown has a yellow horsehair crest attached to a brass post decorated with another spread-winged eagle with patriotic shield. The base of the crest post consists of very detailed stamped brass oak leaf wreath.

The interior of the helmet is in good condition. The brown leather sweatband is perfect. It meas. approx. 2.00 inches in height and is complete all the way around. The rest of the interior is very clean.  [ad]

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