Helmet bascinet mid-14th century


This helmet model is a copy of a real-life medieval helmet bascinet, which was copied from the medieval miniatures. 

Originally bascinet or bastsinet was support for the main helmet of cavalier – topfhelm (similar a pot). Topfhelm was good protection during a Cavalry attacks with a lance atilt. After the Cavalry attacks comes the turn to take up the melee weapons – swords, maces and axes. In such a case, tophelm was uncomfortable because of the bad review and ventilation. Therefore, under him were of a smaller helmet, which usually takes the contours of the head – bascinet. It was protecting from bumps the top and sides, leaving the face uncovered. Somewhere in the XIV century bascinet increasingly worn as the main helmet. Over time, he was transformed into a massive option - grandbatsinet. But the problem the vulnerability of the face was remained. To solve this problem, sometimes was attached a special pad on noce to a bascinets. It was attached by means of hooks or hinges of top. And from under it was connected to barmitsa that covered his neck.

At the order this model, you can specify the parameters, which are interesting for you. As a material, you can choose an ordinary steel, stainless steel.

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

To create a whole image of the knight of the 14th century must take into account all the elements of protection apart from the helmet – brigandines or scale armours, padded liners, gambesons, arm armours and leg armours.

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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-10/03
Helmet bascinet mid-14th century
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