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WW1 Prussian Helmet.; circa 1915; X001.28.6

WW1 Prussian Helmet.; circa 1915; X001.28.6
WW1 Prussian Helmet.; circa 1915; X001.28.6WW1 Prussian Helmet.; circa 1915; X001.28.6
Name/Title
WW1 Prussian Helmet.
About this object
This is a Prussian early WWI 'Pickelhaub' leather helmet. Spike missing.

A large eagle emblem on the front of helmet reads: MIT GOTT FUR / KOENIG / UND VATERLAND (With God For King and Fatherland).
It is thought to have been brought back by Raglan men who fought in World War One.


Date Made
circa 1915
Medium and Materials
Leather and metal
Subject and Association Description
Helmets
Military uniforms
World War I




Object number
X001.28.6

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World War 1


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Raglan and District Museum Inc.25 May 2009 00:53 AM,UTC
Thanks Uwe for your comment. You're right, as I'm unfamiliar with German I was reading the inscription in the wrong order. Now corrected.
Uwe15 May 2009 01:07 AM,UTC
Your are missing a word in the German orginal. I guess it is 'Koenig', so the sentence will read

"Mit Gott für König und Vaterland"