Visored Bascinet, 1.6mm Steel

This reconstruction of a late medieval bascinet is crafted from 1.6mm (16 gauge) steel and has a polished surface. The helm is equipped with a hinged, fully detachable face guard which is securely held in position with pins and chains. This visor features a rectangular, approx. 2 to 2.5cm wide eye-slit as well as numerous round cutouts on its lower half for proper ventilation. More information...

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Item number: 13755

Visored Bascinet, 1.6mm Steel

The bascinet came up in the early 14th century. It evolved from the so-called cervelliere or secret helmet (a simple skull cap) and remained a popular helmet well into the 15th century throughout Central Europe.

The helmet's interior is fitted with a thin leather inlay attached to the bowl with rivets. The 2mm thick black leather chin strap closes with a steel buckle.


  • Material: 1.6mm steel, leather inlay, leather chin strap
  • Suitable for head circumference up to approx. 64cm
  • Long distance (back to front): approx. 22cm (approx. 29cm with visor)
  • Short distance (ear to ear): approx. 18.5cm
  • Height: approx. 30cm
  • Weight: approx. 2.7 kg

Specs may slightly vary from piece to piece.

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