All specialist areas represented by Hermann Historica – antiquities, arms and armour, works of art, hunting antiques, orders and collectibles from all fields of history and military history – reported excellent results, with some lots fetching many multiples of their estimated price. A total of approximately 6,000 collectors’ items came under the hammer at the Spring Auction from 28 April to 12 May 2015. The demand for well preserved early bronze helmets has remained unabated for many years; here again, the antiquities section, held several veritable rarities in store. One particular highlight, in outstanding condition and dating from the second to the early first century B.C, was an extremely rare bronze Roman helmet of the Hagenau type. With its characteristic mushroom-shaped finial and the neck guard sloping slightly downwards, the

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