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Model 1915 Pickelhaube

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    Hi guys my friend has been offered this pickelhaube . It looks like it has been reworked would this have been done WWI or after and how bad does it hurt its value. Or should he not even bother with it. I would like to thank you guys in advance for any and all help. Thank you for looking. Gary
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    I'm not a pickelhaube guy but even I can see that the chin strap
    is a repo and the visors have been restitched. The extra holes for the
    Wappen could be new or could be period done. That not all that unusual.
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    Chopperman the chin strap is very old it just looks very good in the photo

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    Chopperman I'm not a pickelhaube guy either I have one that was given to me years ago that is my extent of knowledge on them. I also pointed out to my friend that the front brim has been reworked. Sorry about the short answer on the chin strap my son was asking me a million questions. The chin strap looks and feels a lot older then it looks . Thank you again for your comments . Gary

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    Hi Gary
    Like I said, I'm not really a Pickelhaube guy.
    Your best bet is to see if Adler or Stuka or ww1czechlegion will take a look
    at it.
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    oop--double post
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    I hear you on that .I'm hoping they take a look at it . I thank you for taking the time and posting. Gary

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    I'm always happy to help where I can.
    gregM
    Live to ride -- Ride to live

    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    Its not perfect but it is original aside from the repro chin strap, about 10% of haubes still have the original strap and you can clearly see that is not a 100 year old piece of leather, the visor probably lost its stitching from age and fell off, somebody along the way fixed it up to preserve it. Value is tough to say but IMO anwhere between 4-600.

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    Maximus thank you for looking this is being offered to my friend for $300.00 so I guess he will be very happy with your thoughts on this pickelhaube. Thank you again. Gary

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