Viking Spectacle Helmet, 2 mm Steel, with Plume and Chaimail Aventail

This fine, fully wearable battle helmet will make your transformation into a proud Norse warrior just perfect. Of course, it will also make a great, decorative addition to any helmet collector's treasure chamber. More information...

€224,00 excl. VAT
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Item number: 18973

Viking Spectacle Helmet, 2 mm Steel, with Plume and Chaimail Aventail

This battle-ready Viking Age spectacle helmet is hand-forged from 2 mm thick steel. It consists of a domed helmet bowl, a brow-band with strips or bands (in German so-called Spangen) running from front to back and from ear to ear, and a spectacle guard (a protective face plate resembling eyeglasses / spectacles). The bands and face plate are crafted from thinner steel and fastened to the bowl with steel rivets. The blackened interior is fitted with a leather suspension liner and the leather chin strap closes with a steel buckle.

The helmet features a shoulder-length chainmail aventail or camail that protects the neck, throat and lower facial part. The 4 in 1 mail weave is composed of 1.6 mm thick, round riveted steel rings with an inner diameter of approx. 9 mm. The aventail is directly attached to the lower edge of the bowl and spectacles.

The early medieval spangenhelm comes complete with a black, approx. 70 cm long horsehair plume.

  • Suited for combat reenactment
  • Material: 2 mm steel, leather inlay, leather chin strap
  • Chainmail aventail: round rings riveted (RRR) , ID 9 mm
  • Suitable for head circumference up to approx. 64 cm
  • Long distance (back to front): approx. 22 cm
  • Short distance (ear to ear): approx. 19 cm
  • Height (without aventail): approx. 15 cm (approx. 24 cm with spectacle/ nose guard)
  • Length of aventail (fully stretched): approx. 24 cm
  • Weight (with aventail and plume): approx. 3,2 kg
  • Delivery WITHOUT helmet stand

Specs may slightly vary from piece to piece.

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