Carabiniere set: Brass bomb helmet, brass... - Lot 425 - Thierry de Maigret

Lot 425
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Carabiniere set: Brass bomb helmet, brass... - Lot 425 - Thierry de Maigret
Carabiniere set: Brass bomb helmet, brass crest adorned with laurel branches and foliage, tin-plated iron headband adorned, in the center, with a brass flaming grenade; visor and nape protector edged with a nickel silver bead, radiused iron bosses held in place by a brass star, brass "8"-shaped chain chinstraps; red chenille; wolf-tooth leather interior. Bomb numbered: "1151" and dated: "1856". (Lacking the leather inside the nape of the neck; a few minor dents on the right side of the bomb). Cuirasse model 1825, modified under the Second Empire, in brass-plated iron with brass rivets; breastplate numbered: "496" and back: "927"; breastplate decorated in the center with an eagle in a brass laurel wreath, resting on a radiant iron sun; leather straps with two rows of chains (one leather tie-bar broken, but present), leather belt. It is presented with a red cloth quilt and a pair of red epaulets (later quilt and belt). Second Empire period. Good to very good condition.
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