This is a replica of an Italic galea which was found in the Roman fort at Krefeld, Germany. It was probably worn between 70 and 150 AD. A similar helmet was also found in Mainz.
The cheek protectors of the original have been lost and therefore the reproduction is provided with cheek protectors derived from an original that was found in Worms. It is made of steel and ornamented with brass decorations. The helmet is suitable for a head circumference up to 60 cm and is delivered including a cotton arming cap for wearing comfort.
Length (front to back): 21 cm
Width (ear to ear): 19.5 cm
Max. head circumference: 60 cm
Material: carbon steel
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Inlay: arming cap
Weight: 1.9 kg
Based on a historical original: yes
Transport weight (gram): 3000 *
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.
Tip: How to adjust the finish of your armour and weaponry
Luxurious (polished)- polish the steel with metal polish or toothpaste. You can even give the item a mirror-like polish. Test on a small surface first!
Handmade (matte)- soak the steel in cola for 40 minutes to 20 hours. Check regularly and treat with black sandpaper.
Antique (patinated) leave the steel to rust for some time in a damp environment, preferably outside. Remove the red layer of rust, to reveal the corroded top layer.
Please note. After finishing the product yourself, the warranty and return right expire. Celtic WebMerchant is not responsible for the obtained result.