The original of this helmet was found in Ribchester, England, and is now being exhibited in the British Museum in London. It was presumably meant for cavalry sports and military parades. It was possibly worn during parade fights, where battles between different tribes were re-enacted.
On this helmet an image of a battle between cavalry and infantry is depicted. The loose head part was fastened to the helmet with a leather strap. This helmet is suitable for a head circumference up to 60 cm and weighs 3 kg.
Length (front to back): 21 cm
Width (ear to ear): 19.5 cm
Max. head circumference: 60 cm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Inlay: arming cap
Weight: 2.7 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.