"The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)
It's an excellent haube you have there! I also think you found out what it is...
I didn't dear comment on thise one, because I know to little about that type of helmets.
Never the less a nice find and a steel at that price!
Well done, loved your research as well!
Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!