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Brand: Vintage World
Product Name: Helmet – Modern War – Prussian Artillery (Pickelhaube)
Model #: MH 107
Pack Contents: Helmet , Wooden Stand
Colour: Leather/Brass Outer
Materials: Combination of various metals, 18 & 20 Heavy Gauge Sheet Steel, Leather, Solid Wooden Stand
Key Attributes: Leather/Brass Chin Strap, Leather Outer Body, Leather Inner Head Cap For Comfort, Light Weight
Uses: Decor, Gift, Shelf Item, Costume, Reenactments
Product Dimensions: 180W x 290D x 500H mm
Product Weight: 1.1 kg (inc. stand)
Shipped From: Melbourne
Shipping Provider: Australia Post & All Major Courier services
Additional Delivery Information: Estimate Delivery 2 – 5 Business Days
Returns: Easy Return & Exchange
Insurance: Recommended At Extra Cost, Please Ask For Details
Further Information: Visit our Facebook page, Vintage Nautical Australia.
Disclaimer: All of our items are REPRODUCTIONS and handmade (HANDCRAFTED) by master artisans who employ techniques (TOOLS) and traditions that are often centuries old. Some natural blemishes or imperfections are to be expected. These are not product flaws. Instead they are precisely what make these pieces so extraordinary and beautiful.
4 in stock (can be backordered)
Pickelhaube, plural Pickelhauben is from the German general word for headgear. Worn by German military, firefighters and police in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Often also recognisable by the Prussian army who had adopted the design in 1842. This piece features a lace chin strap, leather outer body, leather inner head cap for comfort and is light weight.
“To the victor belong the spoils.” The history of mankind’s evolution from simple but smart, canoe crafting sailor to modern, rocket designing astronaut is littered and fraught with a history of violence, war and survival. It was those who battled hardest and longest and with proven endurance and relative longevity that made it through to fight another day. Survival generally doesn’t happen without one’s head and this is why helmets and other protective headwear has been popular since we first learned to manipulate steel and iron.
From heroic Spartan, Leonidas to vengeful gladiator, Maximus, from Caesar’s Imperial Roman Guards to Arthur’s Knights of Camelot, Vintage World has a range of war helmets that spans 2500 years, beginning in Ancient Greece and coming right up to the Germany that took the whole world to war twice in the 20th century. The collection is unsurpassed in Australian retail and wholesale industries for both quality and variety. Finely hand-crafted, even the minutest of details has not been overlooked when recreating these hugely popular, attention-grabbing, quality pieces.
Every man has a little prehistoric machismo that evolution hasn’t been able to knock entirely out of the gene pool yet, and this is why one can be 100% that a Vintage World, antique-style, ‘Medieval’ Helmet will always be a welcome and unique gift for any and every man alive today. “Game of Thrones”
Uncommon, Unique and Priceless gift for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and Christmas.