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This burgonet is a replica of a British original that was worn during the British Civil War by the English cuirassiers. Helmets like this occurred in whole Europe and were especially popular among the late 16th and early 17th heavy cavalry. The original is nowadays part of the Royal Armouries in Leeds._x000D_
This burgonet has cheek flaps and a neck protection that are closed on one part. It has extra holes at the ears so that the hearing is minimally hindered and it has an edge that sticks out for protection against blows from the face. It has a peak, a trend that originated from classicism._x000D_
The helmet can be fastened under the chin with a strap.
This helmet is custom made, click here to download the size table.
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.
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