WW1 GERMAN 18TH RESERVE INFANTRY REG PICKELHAUBE COVER

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RARE EARLY WW1 PICKELHAUBE HELMET COVER WITH RED WOOLEN REGIMENT DETAILING. THE RED NUMBERS SOON REPLACED EARLY IN THE WEAR FOR GREEN NUMBERS FOR BETTER CAMOUFLAGE. THE R.18 WITH A FEW MOTH NIPS AS SHOWN. INSIDE WITH THE PERSONAL NAME LABEL OF THE ORIGINAL OWNER GIVING HIS UNIT DETAILS. FIVE SECURING HOOKS WITH SOME LIGHT RUST. HAS TWO SMALL WEAR HOLES TO THE FRONT, PROBABLY FROM RUBBING AGAINST THE HELMETS FRONT PLATE. THE TOP OF THE SPIKE COVER WORN OPEN BY THE SPIKE. RANDOM OVERALL WEAR AND STAINING. NOT SIZE MARKED, BUT 327 MM  ACROSS WHEN LAID FLAT.