Hounskul or bascinet with replaceable visor, 14th-15th cen.

This helmet is composed of a closed skullcap and two visors. With one visor you create a Hounskul (mid-14th century) and with the second visor you create a Great bascinet, which was in use from the early 14th to early 15th century. In this set you get for the price 2 different helmets! The visors are attached on both sides with a pin connection with the hinges on the helmet bowl. The right hinge can be locked in two positions so that the visor is held in the up-tilted and lowered position as needed. More information...

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Hounskul or bascinet with replaceable visor (two helmets in one, 14th / 15th century)

On request, the helmet bell can be lined with leather instead of cloth at extra cost. In our photos you can see a leather liner. The helmet is prepared for the attachment of an aventail. At the edge are steel rivets (Vervelles) and a perforated leather strip.

This set is handcrafted, riveted and welded by our most experienced armorer using either 1.5 or 2mm thick sheet of steel. Thanks to the experienced workmanship and robustness of the helmet, a great protection during combats is ensured. This is not just an ornamental helmet, but a fully functional replica crafted after old original helmets. The Hounskul or bascinet can be made to measure at no extra cost. If you are interested in a tailor-made helmet, please fill in the data 1a-1j in this measurement chart after completing your order.

Used materials

  • Liner made of either cowhide or cotton
  • 1.5 or 2.0mm thick sheet of steel DIN 50 049
  • Brass stripe on the Hounskul  visor

Please read our instructions, how to determine a helmet size correctly.

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