St. Wenceslas helmet, Norman nasal helmet, 9th Century

This sturdy Norman nasal steel helm is a replica from the 9th century, painstakingly hand forged by LoB artisans, down to the last details. For a comfortable fit, the helmet is lined with leather which is also attached to a chin strap and a brass buckle. The helmet bowl of this robust Norman helmet consists of riveted 1.5mm thick iron plates. More information...

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Item number: 11836

St. Wenceslas helmet, Norman nasal helmet, 9th Century

  • Handmade from 16 gauge Steel
  • Lined with Leather for a Comfortable Fit
  • Leather liner
  • Inner circumference approx. 68cm
  • Gauge 16 = 1,6mm thickness
  • Helmet outer circumference approx. 73cm
  • Internal wiodth from ear to ear 19cm
  • From the forehead to the nape about 24cm
  • Helmet height 18cm
  • The nasal is 8.5cm long
  • Helmet weight approx. 1695 g

The helmet bowl is reinforced using a layer of another 16gauge steel. The inner circumference of the helmet is approximately 68cm. Room enough to wear a chain mail hood.  The thickness of the nasal is approximately 3.2mm. The material thickness of the clasps is approximately 1.5mm.

Place: Prague, Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral

9th-10th century, Bohemia, St. Vitus cathedral, Middle Ages

Saint Wenceslas Helmet is made on the basis of conical helmet worn by Wenceslaus. Display of this helmet can be found in Prague Castle Czech Republic. Prague Castle helmet has brow band and nasal riveted to the front. Wenceslaus I (ca. 907-935) was Duke of Bohemia from 921 to 935. He was assassinated possibly by his own brother. 

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