We have every reason to believe that helmet is the most important part of any set of armor. Bascinet is the most popular European medieval helmet. It has various forms of skull and types of visor. Klappvisier was developed as the result of many transformations. Historical sources give us a time period of the beginning
Helmet (from German “helm”) is the main part of any armor kit. The most popular type of the helmet is Bascinet. From it’s beginning Bascinet was used as supplement defence. But after it got a visor (German “Visier”, French “visiere”, Italian “visiera”) this type of helmet became a separate protection armor. Bascinet Griffon type-2 is
Helmet plays a key role as the part of any HMB or IMCF armor set. Bascinet (or Bassinet) is a type of helmet that was used as supplement protection but became a separate defense after it got visor. Visors could have different types of connection to the helmet’s skull: hanging, lifting visor or folding visor.
Gorget – originally a steel collar used for neck and throat protection. Gorget was a part of ancient armour and was intended to protect against swords and other bladed weapons. The most medieval gorget were simple shields to protect the neck, worn under the breastplate. These plates support the weight of armour worn on them
Charles VI (1368-1422), King of France, was called the Beloved and the Mad (french: le Bien-Aimé, le Fol or le Fou). Helmet based on Bascinet of Charles VI from the collection of “Le Trésor de la cathédrale” (Chartres, France). It has a visor so-called a “sparrow’s beak” (french: visière à bec de passereau). Such form
Kapellina or Chapelle – the general name of the simplest kind of helmets in the form of metal caps with pents. In Chapelle was not provided Barmitsa, half-masks or visors, but it’s form is very much varied. Such options were one of the cheapest and used by infantry. In this type can also included helmets
Barbute – Italian infantry helmet of XV century. Has a large extent-face at the expense of developed cheel closing tabs. Y-shaped cut of some of the XV century copies barbuts antique helmets hoplites (Sorinphian barbute). There are two possible explanations for the name, literally meaning “bearded” (Italian Barba – beard): helmet “with a beard”, or,
Italian Sallet mid 15 century. Based on the Sallet helmet from the collection of the castle of Churburg (Castel Coira), South Tirol. Descripted as a Visored Sallet c. 1460. Our Sallet made of 2.0mm cold rolled steel. Optionally it can be made of 1.5mm or 2.0mm tempered (hardened steel). This helmet will be made according
Italian Bevor mid 15 century. Based on the Sallet helmet with bevor from the collection of the castle of Churburg (Castel Coira), South Tirol. Made of 1.5mm cold rolled steel. Optionally it can be made of 1.0mm or 1.5mm tempered (hardened steel). Brass decor is not included in base options. Bevor XV century is ideally
Excellent arme helmet. Made of cold rolled steel, thickness is 1.5 mm. Good both for tournament and medieval fencing. This helmet has three visors. This provides you opportunity to open your face as you need according to situation. You may will look around, or take a deep breath of fresh air or at least (but
Norman helmet or helmet with nose-protection element. The type of medieval helmet of open cone, “egg” or spheroconical form. Typically, the front fastened metallic “nose protector”. Could be made both with and without Barmitsa. Were widely spread in Western and Eastern Europe with an X on the XIII-XIV century. This is Norman helmet with Barmitsa.
Slavonic warriors have won most of their battles. The reason for this was not just their patriotism and strong native spirit, but also the technology they used producing their armour and equipment. Here we present you the helm of Slavic, stylization of Kievan Rus. The helmet is made of cold-rolled steel 2 mm thick. Front