A Spangenhelm was a type of helmet that was introduced in Europe from Central Asia in the 6th century AD and remained popular until the early Middle Ages. Metal strips, the spangen in German, were connected with three to six metal plates that met in the point. A Spangenhelm often had a nose protector and / or a neck protection made of chainmail.
The helmet is battle-ready, is clothed with leather on the inside and has a leather inlay arming cap and a leather chin strap. The nose piece is clothed with leather as well. The helmet is made of 2 mm thick steel and suitable for a head circumference up to 62 cm. It weighs approx. 2,7 kg.
Length (front to back): 22 cm
Width (ear to ear): 19 cm
Max. head circumference: 62 cm
Material: carbon steel
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.7 kg
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.
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