The Wollaston (Pioneer) Helmet of the 7th century


The Wollaston Helmet (also known as Pioneer Helmet) is a 7th century Anglo-Saxon helmet. It is named of in honour of place, where it was found in the 1997 - Wollaston, Northamptonshire (England). This boar-crested helmet belongs to the group B1 in classification of Arwidsson.

Helmet frame consists of the wide brow-band, nose-to-nape strip and lateral strip with one-piece-forged plates in the gaps. Over the strips, there are steel rods. 

Nose-to-nape band is extended to form a rounded nasel. Both, nasel and eye cutouts are edged with steel strips.

Cheek plates are also edged, but with thicker strips and are attached to the brow-band with hinges. There is under-chin leather belt with steel buckle for good fixation.

Base price includes helmet of normal steel 1.5 mm with steel rivets and sewn liner. We recommend you to complete this medieval helmet with mail aventail.

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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-36
The Wollaston (Pioneer) Helmet of the 7th century
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