Helmet Spike; c.1840-1916; 2010_362_1
Helmet SpikeAbout this object
A silver metal spike off a WW1 German helmet. These helmets with spikes were called ‘pickelhaube’, pickel meaning ‘point’ and haube meaning ‘bonnet’.
These were designed in 1842 by Frederick William 1V of Prussia and were used from c.1840 to 1916.
13cm length x 10cm width x 10cm depthSubject and Association Description
German uniform military 1840-1916Credit Line
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