Lobstertail Help

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Lobstertail Help

Post by antique41 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:37 pm

Hopefully I am in the right section of PH. A good friend has been clearing out the estate of his late father and found this helmet. He brought it to me to identify and possibly price. I recognized it as a lobstertail helmet with some damage but haven't a clue as to date, country, unit much less what its worth. Help!
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Re: Lobstertail Help

Post by Sandmann » Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:30 am

Hello and welcome to the Forum. Unfortunately there is only one picture left in your post. Would you please upload the other ones again? Please with a Pic of the inner Liner and Bolts. Thx :bravo:
Best wishes, Sandy

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Re: Lobstertail Help

Post by antique41 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:36 pm

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Re: Lobstertail Help

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Re: Lobstertail Help

Post by 911car » Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:46 pm

This helmet was for a non-commissioned officer/one-year volunteer in the Prussian Garde-du-Corps or Garde Kurassier regiments. Some parts are officer-style (shell, spike base, liner) and others of the enlisted type (front plate, spike, cockades). From the shape, one can assume it dates back from the early 1900's to WW1.
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Re: Lobstertail Help

Post by antique41 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:44 pm

Thank you for all the information.

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Re: Lobstertail Help

Post by Stirnpanzer » Sat Sep 21, 2019 5:55 pm

Hi antique41,

Am unable to send you a message, but if you are looking to sell this helmet. Drop me a line : hollowaym@ntlworld.com

Thanks

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Post by b.loree » Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:20 pm

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