The burgonet was used from the 16th century on by the cavalry. This helmet is made after a 16th century bourgundian original. Helmets like this were worn in i.a. the 80 Years War, the 30 Years War and the British Civil War.
The neck plate consists of 4 different parts and the helmet has a peak on which a crest can be placed. The helmet is provided with an extra wide visor that leaves a large space open for the eyes for a good field of view. The helmet can be fastened under the chin with a strap.
_x000D_ This helmet is custom made, click here to download the size table.
Max. head circumference size S:
Max. head circumference size M: 58 cm
Max. head circumference size L: 60 cm
Max. head circumference size XL: 62 cm
Max. head circumference size XXL: 64 cm
Custom made: yes
Material: carbon steel
Thickness: 1.3 mm/1.6 mm/2.0 mm
Based on a historical original: yes
Transport weight (gram): 4000 *
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.