Zeb,This one is not bad. There are some damages badly repaired. It was smudged with polish near the metal parts.
What's the metal band you can see near the interior wappen's holes?
pickelhauben,I have submitted a few restorations of felt helmets on the restoration thread.
I am presently working on one with SEVERAL TEARS that I have yet to finish.
So would I, as the felt helmet is on its way to me.pickelhauben,
I look forward to seeing your repairs of this fragile and expensive Pickelhauben.
Good luck Coert! I‘m looking forward to see your resultsSo would I, as the felt helmet is on its way to me.
I can't wait for it to arrive! I will try cleaning the smudges from it, gently remove the rests of cleaning substance from the wappen, and figure out which glue to use, and find some thin thread suitable for it.