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Lyle Bascinet

Lyle Bascinet

Catalogue ID: 663

Faithful reproduction of the Lyle Bascinet, arguably the finest surviving 14th C bascinet in the world, now in the Royal Armouries, Leeds. The helm is made from 1.6mm heat treated spring steel throughout. Complete with applied brass borders with wriggle work decoration, and brass caps soldered onto iron rivets for the visor pivot.

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, Italian
 

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DHM Bascinet

DHM Bascinet

Catalogue ID: 698

German bascinet with klapp visor based on an example in the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin. From heat treated 1.6mm spring steel, with hand made vervalles that are and exact copy of those on the original helmet. Weight: 2205 grams

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, German
 

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Milanese Bascinet

Milanese Bascinet

Milanese Bascinet

Catalogue ID: 592

Bascinet Based on an example in the Hofjad & Rustkammer Vienna. Most likely manufactured in Milan around 1400 A.D. Fabricated 1.6mm spring steel skull. 1.2mm spring steel visor and steel vervalles. The top of the skull is decorated and reinforced with a steel plume holder.

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, Italian
 

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Hundsgugel

Hundsgugel

Hundsgugel

Catalogue ID: 504

Based very closely on an example in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna. Dated to 1400 -1410 and most likely produced in Milan this is arguably the pinnacle in the evolution of the bascinet. The skull is fabricated from two pieces with holes for the vervalles and a second set around the bottom edge for attaching the lining. The visor is worked from a single piece with a single weld finished with the distinctive rectangular slots for the vision slit and again on the lower angles of the snout. The pivoting points for the visor are hinged so the visor can be removed from the bascinet. The pivots being decorated with floral washers and chased decorative rivet heads.

    • Keyword 1400-1450AD, Italian
 

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Irish Bascinet

Irish Bascinet

Irish Bascinet

Catalogue ID: 369

Bascinet from Irish tomb effigies with rolled edge and peaked brow line

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, Irish
 

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Vervelles

Vervelles

Vervelles

Catalogue ID: 539

Vervelles in the as cast state, brass. Also available in Bronze.

    • Keyword 1300-1400AD, Italian
 

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