Bascinet of Charles VI
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 of Bascinet was popular in Europe in mid XIV – XV cent. Aventail consist of plates in the form of a shield, with size 6x4cm. Plates are riveted on leather, which is sewed to the padded hood with durable thread. Helmet will be made according to your measurements.
Please notice that visor of the helmet will be made from 2.0mm thick tempered steel or mild steel depending on your choice.