A Bavarian Artillery Officer with parade plume. Besides
musicians these were the only units to wear red busches.
This has the old style pre 1914 Wappen with vines.Busch is absolutely original but shorter than regulation for mounted troops.
Convex chinscales. Large Bavarian Officer's cockade and cruciform spike
base with a short front leg.
The wappen has been overpolished and no longer retail its original mercury. The sweat band in the liner is
"ate up" giving this an overall II- rating. There is no coating on the inside of the shell. Looks fibre but I think it is actually leather. Maybe some sort of weight methodology.