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More importantly, we notify our list members when we have a sale. [The regiment was founded the same year, 1797, as Wilhelm I was born, the importance of which we will share with you shortly]. Its only flaw shows up on the helmet’s right rear three-quarters, where two small gouges appear very close to one another.

These sales are This is a first time offering for us at Der Rittmeister Militaria: an officer’s pickelhaube from the very elite Grenadier-Regiment Knig Wilhelm I. They are not overly noticeable, because the parade bush masks the small flaw quite well, unless the bush is lifted up for inspection.

All of the helmet’s furniture, including the wappen, chin scales, trim, etc., is gilt-toned.

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It is an informational web site for the documentation of the Acrolite Snare Drum. We have a large collection of literature, articles and photos of this model snare drum.

The Acrolite Snare Drum history section will document the drum from the early 60's version to the newer Acrolite still being made by Ludwig.

In addition, you will receive early notification when we add new items to any clearance pages (currently under revision). It was garrisoned at Liegnitz (now Legnica, Poland) and attached to Prussia’s V. Its Regimental Chef was none other than Prussia’s Knig (later Kaiser) Wilhelm I.

Its wappen features a very attractive Grenadier-style eagle whose outspread wings extend greatly from its body (in direct contrast to a Line-Infanterie-Regiment’s closed-wing eagle).

This wappen-style was used not only on Grenadiers’ helmets but for the various Garde-Regiments.

Remember, the rosettes were an and were NOT mandatory for Grenadier-Regiment Knig Wilhelm I. NO spike comes with the helmet, just the trichter and parade bush.

The correct State’s and Reich’s kokarden are attached.

Most of these regiments had been absorbed into the Prussian Army following the 1866 Austro-Prussian War.

The battle honors primarily dated from the Napoleonic Wars.

It is in much better condition than the major shredding we often find.

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