This bascinet is a replica of an original from the 2nd half of the 14th century. The helmet provides a better peripheral view than the closed helmet and is therefore more comfortable to wear for a longer time. Helmets like this were worn all over Europe in a large variety. This replica is made after an original found in Spain. It is suitable for a head circumferencen up to 63-64 cm.
Max. head circumference: 63-64 cm
Material: carbon steel
Thickness: 2 mm
Based on a historical original: yes
Transport weight (gram): 3000 *
Choosing the size that fits you best
Add 3,5 cm to your head circumference if you wear an arming cap under your helmet.
Add 2,5 cm to your head circumference if you wear a chainmail coif under your helmet.
Add 6 cm to your head circumference if you wear both an arming cap and a chainmail coif under your helmet.
Maintenance & care
Prevent rust and corrosion by oiling your armour regularly. Remove rust easily with black sandpaper.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.