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  • Bascinet of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum Bascinet of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum Bascinet of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum Bascinet of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum Bascinet of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum
    Bascinet of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum

BASCINET HELMET of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum

BASCINET HELMET of 1... AH-39
660.00

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Description

Bascinet (also bassinet, basinet, or bazineto) of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum is a type of helmet common in medieval Europe. It replaced the topfhelms in the XIV-XV centuries, and was very common in heavy infantry and cavalry. In fact, the bascinet is the base on which you can put various visors.

Bascinet Hounskull from the Higgins Armory Museum, USA

But, paradoxically, the first models were not visored at all, they were dressed under a big tophelm, in order to withstand very powerful blows. Naturally, such a design was very cumbersome, and enjoyed limited popularity, in tournaments or in horse-drawn battles.

For foot soldiers, the ideal option was a bascinet (bacinet) with a visor, providing reliable protection, with a moderate mass (about 7 kg.). Here is an option hundsgugel - "dog head", which was popular from the end of XIV to the middle of the XV century. This practical and very reliable helmet, the conical shape of the visor guarantees excellent protection from the sword, spear impacts and arrows, and the holes provide comfortable breathing.

Up to now, about 40 specimens with visors have survived, and a few dozen without. The material for research is quite enough, and we can say that our reconstruction is an exact analogue of European helmets of the XIV-XV centuries.

Medieval bascinet Hounskull is still customized and handcrafted.

You can use this functional combat helmet for:

  • SCA
  • HEMA
  • Larp
  • Stage performances
  • Medieval festivals
  • Reenactment events

Base price includes following options:

  • Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm;
  • Satin polishing;
  • Brown leather belts;
  • Steel nickel-plated buckles;
  • Steel rivets;
  • Sewn liner;
  • No decoration

Main photo shows steel battle helmet with following options:

  • Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm;
  • Satin polishing as finish treatment;
  • Brown leather belts;
  • Steel buckle;
  • Steel rivets

In options, you may choose another type and thickness of metal, color of belts, finish treatment and decoration.

Benefits, which you’ll get, if you buy medieval helmet at Steel Mastery:

  1. Custom-made high-quality metal body armor, handcrafted by your individual parameters;
  2. Reliability and comfortable wearing for years;
  3. Product made by experienced blacksmiths, who really know how to make a good armor;
  4. Convenient payment systems (Paypal, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard, American Express);
  5. Flexible return system in case if you don’t like an item.

You may also like these models of Hundsgugel helms: bascinet Hounskull of the XV century, bascinet Hounskull with single ocular of the 1430 year.  

In section “Helmets”, you can see all models that we offer for ordering. If you didn’t find any for your taste and wish, please send us photo and description of the required model and we will make it for you.

If you want to buy this ready bascinet helmet for sale click here.

CUSTOM MADE

This item is a custom-made, which means that our crafters use individual body measurements of a client for manufacture.
Such type of manufacturing provides with a perfect fit of an item.

Rivets

steel nail...

steel nails

steel nails

info

brass rive...

brass rivets

brass rivets

13

info

Color of leather fastening

brown

brown

brown

info

black

black

black

info

red

red

red

info

Buckles

steel

steel

steel

info

absent

absent

absent

35

info

Aventail

without av...

without aventail

without aventail

info

padded woo...

padded wool aventail

padded wool aventail

35

info

padded cot...

padded cotton aventail

padded cotton aventail

27

info

leather av...

leather aventail

leather aventail

56

info

butted mai...

butted mail aventail, 2 x 10 mm rings

butted mail aventail, 2 x 10 mm rings

65

info

Visor

standard v...

standard visor for this model

standard visor for this model

info

Visor back fixation

with knot

with knot

with knot

info

with push ...

with push button

with push button

14

info

with handc...

with handcrafted brass buckle

with handcrafted brass buckle

11

info

with steel...

with steel buckle

with steel buckle

7

info

Attaching system for visor

with steel...

with steel side pins

with steel side pins

info

with turnt...

with turntable fastening

with turntable fastening

90

info

with hinge...

with hinge

with hinge

info

with two s...

with two side hinges

with two side hinges

35

info

Vervelles (price for 8pcs)

absent

absent

absent

info

steel verv...

steel vervelles and leather for aventail

steel vervelles and leather for aventail

28

info

brass verv...

brass vervelles and leather for aventail

brass vervelles and leather for aventail

48

info

Decoration

brass plat...

brass plate with etching

brass plate with etching

info

brass stri...

brass strips

brass strips

38

info

chased dec...

chased decorative elements (price depends on the complexity)

chased decorative elements (price depends on the complexity)

info

decorative...

decorative painting (price include custom design of painting)

decorative painting (price include custom design of painting)

120

info

etching

etching

etching

info

plum holde...

plum holder

plum holder

14

info

top helmet...

top helmet figures (price depends on the complexity)

top helmet figures (price depends on the complexity)

info

top helmet...

top helmet favour ring

top helmet favour ring

50

info

Finish treatment

satin poli...

satin polishing

satin polishing

info

mirror pol...

mirror polishing

mirror polishing

66

info

blueing (f...

blueing (for cold-rolled steel only)

blueing (for cold-rolled steel only)

99

info

blackened ...

blackened hammered

blackened hammered

33

info

Metal for helmet dome

cold-rolle...

cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm (16 ga)

cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm (16 ga)

info

cold-rolle...

cold-rolled steel 2.0 mm (14 ga)

cold-rolled steel 2.0 mm (14 ga)

198

info

cold-rolle...

cold-rolled steel 2.5 mm (12 ga)

cold-rolled steel 2.5 mm (12 ga)

330

info

stainless ...

stainless steel 1.5 mm (16 ga)

stainless steel 1.5 mm (16 ga)

330

info

stainless ...

stainless steel 2.0 mm (14 ga)

stainless steel 2.0 mm (14 ga)

660

info

hardened (...

hardened (tempered) steel 1.5 mm (16 ga)

hardened (tempered) steel 1.5 mm (16 ga)

198

info

hardened (...

hardened (tempered) steel 2.0 mm (14 ga)

hardened (tempered) steel 2.0 mm (14 ga)

330

info

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BASCINET HELMET of 1380-1410 years, from Higgins Armoury Museum

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