WOW, alot of work went into that helmet CHRIS. if it's fake & you know I don't know, they still put some time in it, or had a one of a kind mold. thanks for showing it. definately different.
I seen pics of WW1 helmets that had the picklehaube eagle attached to them, I think it was unofficial, so seeing the cockades on the side of this one doesn't seem unlikely. A lot of work in it, but maybe a soldier did it in the trenches or on leave....
Prost ! Steve.
"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)
Still looks pretty cool though, trench art or not. I like it!
I would buy it as trench art. It is a nice piece.
Thank guys for your input,what about a value on this?
Value is hard to place since it is a niche area of collecting, but I would throw out a wild guesstimate of 600 dollars give or take. What is the current bid on this item?