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Old 07-27-2019, 05:42 PM   #1
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Default Prussian Pickelhaube P.R. 30

Just wanted to share this one, as it is my first ever helmet of this type. Came from a 50+ years old collection and looks untouched with original chinstrap.
There was also few gasmasks with it - but as You Guys know they are all sold
hope You like it !

30 P.R. should be: http://genwiki.genealogy.net/PB_30

or maybe 30 Rekrutendepot Pionier Bataillon which should be a part of 30. Pionier Regiment anyway
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Old 07-27-2019, 05:44 PM   #2
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few more pics.

cool thing about this one is also the size - 58 - thats big for a pickelhaube I believe
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Old 07-28-2019, 03:11 PM   #3
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Mike,

To my knowledge, the Engineer (Pioniere) Battalions wore the same helmet as Infantry Troops, but the hardware was "white-copper".

I have an identical M15 Prussian J.R. 30 as yours pictured above, with same hard to decipher markings. If you like, I don't mind posting pictures of it.

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Old 07-29-2019, 04:52 PM   #4
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I think this is a standard M15 pickelhaube for an infantry regiment.
Pionier units were never larger than battalion size; no regiments.

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Old 07-29-2019, 09:13 PM   #5
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I think this is a standard M15 pickelhaube for an infantry regiment.
Pionier units were never larger than battalion size; no regiments.

Bob Shoaf
Bob, its clearly stamped P.R.30 - also follow the link I attached - it shows even a plate for Pionier Regiment 30 dedicated to all killed during the war.
also this:
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I don't see it clearly marked P.R. 30. Can you post a picture of the marking upright, not sideways please?

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