Model 1895
Preußen Pioniere Battalion 30
Model 1895 Preußen Pioniere (Pioneer) Battalion 30 Mannschaften (Other Ranks) Pickelhaube for 3. Rheinisches Pionier-Batl. Nr.30, Ehrenbreitstein, VIII. Armee-Korps.

Pioneer helmets are distinctive in that the fittings are Neusilber (nickel-silver). Like brass, Neusilber (actually a high nickel content alloy) is not magnetic.

Pioniere Battalion Nr. 30 was raised in 1913, just before the Great War.
A view of the M1895 German silver Mannschaften (Other Ranks) Wappen (front plate) utilized by Preußen Line Pioniere Battalions.
The liner of this M1895 example.
A side view showing the squat dome of the helmet.
The helmet is unit marked with a faint "PB 30" on the rear visor.