Deaths Head Shako Hat – Prussian Military Helmet – Busby


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Deaths Head Shako Hat

Custom Made Shako Hats – we are specialists in constructing historically accurate and well-made British Napoleonic head-dress. Completely bespoke to your requirements…

Imperial German WWI Prussian Deaths-Head Hussars Light Cavalry Bearskin Busby 1900 1918

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The inscription translates to “With God For King and Fatherland.”

The inscription translates to “With God For King and Fatherland.”

Deaths Head Shako Hat

In the late 19th century the Prussian Death’s Head Hussars Light Cavalry Bearskin Busby’s reached the height of their popularity. The Hussar’s Busby is, in effect, a shako covered by fur. The busby was primarily worn by cavalrymen (thus, the name), although the busby is not to be confused with the bearskin which has a rounded top and is much taller. The busby is from the Prussian hussar regiments in the late 19th century…

Made to a very high standard using only the best Materials

  • Fur
  • Skull and crossbones (made of polished brass)
  • Inner skull cap made of Leather
  • Silk
  • Gold plated Metals

Custom Made Shako Hats & Colback

We carry a small selection of hats permanently in stock. It is best to contact us directly with your request and queries because we tailor each hat to the customer.  From the construction materials right down to the interior lining. 

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We can make any style of hat  (Full Design Studio)

If you have seen a hat that you would like made please contact us with photos and details and we will be happy to advise..

Full design studio service to offer customers tailor-made items for special events, Send us photographs or draw us a sketch and we can re-create your vision into reality. If we are supplied with enough material to work from we can reproduce any given project very accurately. All our clothing is manufactured with great care and to the highest standards of workmanship. Choose from our range of high-quality reenactment clothing, military jackets, professional impersonators costumes, We can replicate near or less anything…

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Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 70 × 70 × 40 cm


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