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Prussia pre-World War I Enlisted Man Pickelhaube

Prussia pre-World War I Enlisted Man Pickelhaube

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Delve into the rich history of Prussia with this remarkable pre-World War I Enlisted Man Pickelhaube. This distinctive helmet belonged to a soldier who served in a line Dragoon-Regiment, which encompassed prestigious units such as Dragoner-Regiment Nr 7, 8, 11, 13, and 14. Notably, this pickelhaube features a brass wappen (front plate) instead of the silver-toned wappen seen on other line regiments. The squared front visor adheres to the correct design for all Dragoner pickelhauben.

Authenticity is guaranteed with the presence of the proper Prussian and Reich kokarden, representing the soldier's allegiance. Within the helmet, the traditional multi-tongued liner remains intact, ensuring a comfortable fit for the wearer. Although the sizing thong is absent, all the tongues are present, further attesting to the authenticity of this historical artifact. While some depot markings are discernible on the rear visor, their details elude our interpretation.

Immerse yourself in the legacy of Prussian military tradition and acquire a tangible link to the bygone era. This Enlisted Man Pickelhaube serves as a testament to the valor and service of soldiers who marched under the banner of Prussia's esteemed line Dragoon-Regiments. Own a piece of history and add this remarkable military collectible to your esteemed collection.


Dragoner-Regiments Nr 7, 8, 11, 13, and 14 were prestigious cavalry regiments in the Prussian Army during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These regiments were part of the larger line Dragoon-Regiment branch, which played a significant role in Prussian military history.

Dragoner-Regiment Nr 7:
Dragoner-Regiment Nr 7, also known as Königin Elisabeth von Preußen (Queen Elisabeth of Prussia), was a cavalry regiment established in 1815. It was stationed in Saarburg, Alsace-Lorraine, and later in Saarbrücken. The regiment fought in various conflicts, including the Napoleonic Wars and the Franco-Prussian War.

Dragoner-Regiment Nr 8:
Dragoner-Regiment Nr 8, named König Friedrich III von Preußen (King Friedrich III of Prussia), was formed in 1815. Its headquarters were initially in Posen (now Poznań, Poland) and later in Breslau (now Wrocław, Poland). The regiment participated in the Austro-Prussian War and the Franco-Prussian War.

Dragoner-Regiment Nr 11:
Dragoner-Regiment Nr 11, called Königin Alexandra von Preußen (Queen Alexandra of Prussia), was established in 1860. Its garrison was in Saarlouis. During World War I, the regiment was involved in various campaigns, including the Battle of the Marne and the Battle of the Somme.

Dragoner-Regiment Nr 13:
Dragoner-Regiment Nr 13, known as Königin Marie von Bayern (Queen Marie of Bavaria), was founded in 1815. The regiment was initially stationed in Erfurt and later in Glogau (now Głogów, Poland). It participated in the German campaigns against France in both World War I and World War II.

Dragoner-Regiment Nr 14:
Dragoner-Regiment Nr 14, named Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Oels (Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick-Oels), was formed in 1808. The regiment was stationed in Cologne and later in Aachen. It took part in several military campaigns, including the Napoleonic Wars and the Franco-Prussian War.

These Dragoner-Regiments played crucial roles in cavalry operations, reconnaissance, and supporting infantry units on the battlefield. Their rich history and notable contributions exemplify the esteemed legacy of Prussian military tradition.

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