|DD/193 PIG FACED BASCINET 13x8x7.5" 14th
Wt=1.6kg. The pointed skull of this bascinet was quite effective because it presented a glancing surface for both the sword & the lance. The visor is functional, trimmed in brass,& has the proper ventilation holes.
|DD/177 COMB MORION 16x10x13" European 16th century
Worn by the infantry especially archers & musketeers who found an open style of helmet more convenient when taking aim. High comb with a Down Turned brim curving up to a sharply pointed peak. The Morion's wide brim offered good protection from the sword cuts angling in to the side & front of the head while the comb deflected blows to the top of the head. The nobility often had their's richly engraved.
|DD/188 LORICA SEGMENTA 33 x 22 x 17"
Wt=6.8 kg. Used by the Roman Army in the 1st century AD. Made of Iron Strips which are chrome plated held together by leather straps on the inside & the armours is lanced together at the front & the upper part with Brass Hooks in front for a leather cord.
||DD/258 Mail Coif
wt=2.250gm The mail hood called a ‘coif’ reaches below the base of the neck. Worn with a helmet it gave a superb protection to the head. Is available in open links & close links. The coat of mail could turn aside the point of anydagger or ward off a spear or sword thrust.
Aventails are available for helmets.
||DD/285 SUITS OF ARMOUR 3' and 6' Mid 15th cent.
Is a full scale reproduction complete with Helmet,Breastplate, Pauldron,Vambrace, Gauntlet, Cuisse, Greaves, Sabaton on a wooden Stand to enhance any den or office. Made of special iron sheet which is Zinc or Nickle plated
DD/172 BURGONET With Falling Buffe 13.5x10x9"
Renaissance Helmet 1580. The fully articulated buffe is secured by a leather strap & has flexible lames which allow it to be lowered for easier breathing & better visibility.
||DD/171 - European Closed Helmet
DD/193 - Pig Faced Bascinet
DD/194 - BARBUTA ‘T’
DD/210 - Viking Helmet
DD/211, 212 - Maxmillian Deluxe Crab
DD/225 - Imperial Italic Centurian Red
DD/231 - Arthurian Helmet
DD/232 - Norman Helmet
DD/247 - Viking Winged Helmet