Allen Antiques

1600

Augsburg. One piece skull with high comb and integral peak. Single neck lame. As purchased, painted black, One cheek plate, the other lacking. Cheek secured by a leather instead of the correct hinge. The edge of the peak, lower edge of the neck lame and cheek plate with plain inward turns. Rough from the hammer with blackened finish. The peak marked faintly with the pine cone mark of Augsburg. Retains lining rivets with rounded external heads and washers on the inside securing remains of leather strips. Black recently refreshed with paint. Restoration performed removed the leather hinge and modern hollow rivets that secured it. Then a new hinge was built and installed. A matching cheek plate and hinge were made and installed to complete the helmet.




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