St Wenceslaus was the count of Bohemia from 921 to 935. He was murdered by his brother and was declared a martyr. Nowadays he is still the patron saint of the Czech Republic.
This battle-ready helmet is an authentic replica of the so-called Wenzel helmet, a helmet from the 10th century that was found near Prague. The helmet is made of two halves of steel with a thickness of 2 mm and welded in the middle. The spang is made of 3 mm thick steel and riveted on the helmet. The helmet can be fastened under the chin with a strap with an authentic buckle and has a leather inlay for wearing comfort. It weighs 2,35 kg.
The helmet is available in the sizes M and L, size M is suitable for a head circumference up to 62 cm, size L is suitable for a head circumference up to 65 cm.
Max. head circumference size M: 62 cm
Max. head circumference size L: 65 cm
Material: carbon steel
Thickness: 2 mm, nasal 3 mm
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.