Archive for Prussia

Infantry Pickelhaube Field Cover

Posted in Headwear with tags , , , on June 6, 2014 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_German_EmpireI have had my Prussian Infantry Pickelhaube for about 10 years and in all that time have only see two of the cloth field covers for them. This one was just last week and I snapped it up now that I know how rare they are. In the photos you can see it still has its fastenings intact. You can also see that I had it on backwards. Ha.

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Prussian Infantry Commemorative Medallion

Posted in Medallions & Badges with tags , , on June 3, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_German_EmpireThis medallion, to the 62nd (3rd Silesian) Infantry Regiment, celebrates the 25th anniversary of their raising on the 4th of July, 1860. The 62nd was based in Cosel (Silesia) and Ratibor (Silesia) and was part of the Prussian 6th Corps.

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