German Black & White Morion, Munich Town Guard, early 17th C


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Two-piece skull joined at the central high comb with rolled edges; swept integral brim rising
to an acute point at the front and rear, the two pieces joined with lap seam and two rivets.
The base of the crown is encircled with 14 lining rivets, each retaining its brass rosette
washer. Each side of the skull decorated with a raised embossed fleur de lis burnished
bright along with the comb, against a black painted background. Painted collection or
ownership mark on underside of brim. Morions with this decoration are known to have been
made for the Munich Town Guard. Very good condition, with no cracks or rust-throughs,
which are usually found on these. Black paint renewed.