prussia - shako - officer - luftschiffer or telegraph battalion
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PRUSSIA – SHAKO – OFFICER – LUFTSCHIFFER OR TELEGRAPH BATTALIONSKU: 33-405 XJT
$2,995.00This is top quality officer shako which would have been correct for a Luftschiffer or Telegraph Battalion. The front plate (Wappen) on this shako is the basic line Eagle, pictured here with a flowing single curl banner across its wings and chest, and the initials FR in the center. The plate is silver toned. This plate is named the basic line Eagle because it is the eagle worn by the majority of the line units of the army and thus is the most frequently encountered headgear device. Having said that we see brass plates more commonly then we see silver/ It has a regal appearance with its raised wings and crowned head looking to the eagle’s right. On the top of the crown is a small cross…..