Bascinet helmet without a visor


Bascinet is version of liners (additional helmet). Approximately from the epoch of the Crusades Western European chivalry mainly used as the primary helmet – topfhelm (Great Helm - similar a pot). It was necessary in the first phase of the Cavalry attack - strike with a spear. Tophelm well protected person the knight when he were sent an enemy’s spear. However, after the collision started sword fighting. And now tophelm made it difficult for difficulty breathing and review. That’s why they put on a little helmet - bascinet. They takes the contours of the head and hadn’t visor. This allowed to better focus on the field of battle, although the face was open.

This model can be moderated according to your wishes. The page identifies those options that are available for change such as: material, color, size, availability of additional decorations. You can also combine the various elements of armor, for example bascinet perfect as mail armour and brigandines.

Base price includes helmet made of cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm, with satin finish treatment, steel rivets and sewn liner.

Brigandines or mail armours, padded liners, gambesons, arm armours and leg armours - these elements of protection should be considered to create a whole image of the knight of the 14th century.

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This product is still to be handcrafted and you may customize it selecting its properties. The measurements of your body required for crafting this product will be requested after the purchase. The product will be completely custom-made according to your wishes.

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Code: AH-10/02
Bascinet helmet without a visor
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