poniatowski said:Here are more. If you look at the re-soldered posts on the back of the plate, as well as the extra holes in the helmet, you can understand why I'm extremely suspicious of this as a parts helmet. If I'm right (which I'm sure I am), I actually wouldn't mind converting it back to a 6K helmet, since that regiment is my favorite.
Frist, another close-up of the head.
Now the wappen:
And finally the extra holes in the body of the helmet:
Arran said:I think it would be worth a careful restoration, filling the extra holes and replacing the eagle with a spike. Original silver plated brass eagle do exist- the replica "glavano" eagles I've seen have had a copper finish beneath the silver plating...
Dragoner08 said:It is really not easy to judge something on images . The crown looks good for me . But when the base material is made of brass , which is a sign of a new production at the eagle.
The whole casting beads also suggest