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Model 1808 Russian Life-Guards Cuirassier regimental officer's helmet of black leather with two leather reinforcing bars on each side, with upright horsehair crest, a large reddish-copper brass plate extending upwards to edge the front of the comb with silver plated enameled star of the order of St. Andrew the First Called with yellow painted center. A black leather chinstrap covered with brass chinscale. Front and back visors of black leather with front one having brass edge.
Of extreme rarity! Minor damage to the liner, minor loss of paint on reinforcing bars and sweatband, craquelures on the leather of the helmet's skull with loss of laquer in one place, but overall - very good original condition. All original parts with no restoration or replacements.
Shipping and Handling: $35 within USA, $75 outside USA
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