Auction 102

Lot 303:

WWI GERMAN GUARD EAGLE HELMET PLATE

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German WWI guard eagle helmet front plate, showing a spread-winged eagle wearing a King’s crown, holding a sword and a staff. The inscription reads ‘Mit Gott Fuer Koenig Und Vaterland’ (With God for King and Fatherland). Applied is a separate guard star with an eagle in the center and the inscription ‘Suum Cuique’. The reverse has two eyelets for attaching to the front of a helmet. Two-piece steel construction. Approx. 9.5 in. wide by 4.5 inches.

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