Reconstruction of a great helmet of the 14th century.
This beautiful helmet is a reconstruction of a late medieval great helmet, as they were worn in the 14th century.
It was common throughout Central Europe in the Middle Ages. The numerous finds in Germany, England, Italy, Switzerland etc. prove the popularity of these helmets. They appeared in the late 12th / early 13th century, at the time of the Crusades and were common among knights until well into the 14th century.
It is made of 1.6 mm thick carbon steel and has a cross-shaped brass appliqué on the front. The helmet consists of several parts and were firmly riveted together by means of steel rivets. The eye slits are about 15 cm long and 1.3 mm wide. The many cutouts on the lower half provide the necessary air circulation.
A size-adjustable leather inlay has been riveted in for a firm hold on the head. The chin strap made of 2mm thick leather is equipped with a brass buckle.
- Material: 1.6 mm steel, brass fittings, inlay and chinstrap made of leather.
- Suitable for a head circumference up to approx. 74 cm
- Long inner distance (back of the head - forehead): approx. 26 cm
- Short inner distance (ear-ear): ca. 21 cm
- Height: approx. 32 cm
- Weight: approx. 3.8 kg
Scope of supply: 1x reconstruction of a great helm of the 14th century