MAX Show 2012: Sun Helmets and Other Militaria

MAX1The 25th annual Military Antiques Xtravaganza (MAX) Show took place in Monroeville, outside of Pittsburgh. This 1,500 table show is one of the two largest shows in North America and attracted dealers from around the world. As with past years there was far too much to see, but here is a recap of the sights of the 2012 MAX Show.

A highly dubious example of a German East Asiatic Squadron sun helmet - more likely German eagle and cockade on an American model 1887 sun helmet

A highly dubious example of a German East Asiatic Squadron sun helmet – more likely German eagle and cockade on an American model 1887 sun helmet

Pre-World War II German athletic shirts were part of the not-for-sale historical displays at this year's MAX Show

Pre-World War II German athletic shirts were part of the not-for-sale historical displays at this year’s MAX Show

 

An Imperial Russian officer’s uniform and shako from the late 1890s

Pre-World War II German athletic shirts were part of the not-for-sale historical displays at this year's MAX Show

Pre-World War II German athletic shirts were part of the not-for-sale historical displays at this year’s MAX Show

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A Cuban national flag from the Spanish-American War

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A Spanish-American artillery officer’s uniform and cap

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A British regimental drum from the Victorian Era

 

 

 

 

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