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19th Century Military Uniforms and Weapons

A collection of images related to partial and/or complete original and replica 19th Century military uniforms (including those of the American Civil War), head wear, uniform accessories (military decorations & medals) and weapons.

Scottish extremely fine and rare George III Royal Highland Perth Local Militia hallmarked silver oval shoulder belt plate by P Cunningham & Son. Regiment was raised in 1808

Very Rare and Desirable Scottish Colonels/ Generals Officers Basket Hilted Broad Sword with Gold guilt Basket hilt, 85% gold guilding remaining. Comprising connecting junction pannels pierced with hearts and circles and cut with scalloped edges, fluted domed pommel, with it's original crimson and buff leather liner, shark skin wire wrapped grip 33" double fullered blade (un-marked) basket has a good working life repair C. 1790-1810

Prussian Model 1889 Infantry Officers Degen Sword Hilt

  • Tiong Hum Soh

    Is this ceremonial? It doesn't seem to be practical to me. Only somebody with a very small hand would be able to hold it. The 'Lion's Head' hilt for artillery officers made more sense.

  • Danny L.

    Good question. Perhaps it was a ceremonial or dress sword/sabre, since it is so beautiful.

Prussian Model 1905 Jager-Zu-Pferde Pickelhaube, Germany, c. 1905-1915, steel shell with pressed brass Prussian insignia, intact leather chin-strap, brass-trimmed visors and spike

Reserve Senior NCO Pickelhaube for a Preußen Line Infanterie-Regiment.

Reserve Senior NCO Pickelhaube for a Preußen Line Infanterie-Regt

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Prussian Dragoon Pickelhaube - ca. 1882

German Militaria – Picklehaub Helmet | German Stahlhelm Helmet

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British Infantry Officer's Shako 1812-1816 The cylindrical body and false front retaining much original nap, original unbound front peak, correct pattern festoons and double bullions in gold metal and crimson silk lace. Original proofed linings and leather sweat band, the crown lining with trade label, "Tomlinson Hatter Back Of The Inns Norwich", the frontal plate in copper gilt of standard crowned rococo pattern and bearing the large "GR" cypher only.

Early 19th C. U.S. Army Officer Fore and Aft Cap

Early 19th C. U.S. Army Officer Fore and Aft Cap

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The Pelzmuetze ( "busby" ) of Kaiser Wilhelm II for his Leib Garde Hussar Regiment. This one-of-a-kind piece of Imperial German/Prussian headgear would have been worn by the Emperor ( "Kaiser" ) of the Second German Reich ( Wilhelm II ) whenever he visited his personal Hussar bodyguard regiment. The pillbox-shaped "busby" is covered in luxurious brown otter fur and has a red wool Kolpak (bag), appropriate for his Leib Garde Hussar Regiment.