Helmet Spike; c.1840-1916; 2010_362_1

Name/Title

Helmet Spike

About 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.

Date Made

c.1840-1916

Place Made

Germany

Medium and Materials

metal

Measurements

13cm length x 10cm width x 10cm depth

Subject and Association Description

German uniform military 1840-1916

Credit Line

Mel Dowson

Object Type

spike

Object number

2010_362_1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags
German
helmet spike
metal
military
pickelhaube
spike
steel
uniform

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