About Sallet helmets
Gothic Sallet with visor is a popular model among German knights in the XV century. Medieval helm sallet (salad) appeared in the medieval Italy and completely replaced bascinets. This head protection was high-demanded among as noble warriors, so common infantry and archers. But the most popularity, sallets gained in Germany. Sallet with movable visor became a main element of well-known full-plate Gothic armor. These helmets were often decorated with top figures or chased elements. Helmet is fixed with leather underchin belt and buckle and sewn padded liner makes wearing (and fighting!) very comfortable. This battle helmet is handmade by customer parameters. Main photo shows...
German Gothic Sallet Here is an Italian, who immigrated to Germany and gained such a great popularity there, so people started to call him a German. That’s right, sallet has appeared in Italy back in the XIV century. However, by the middle of the XV century it became a German helmet to the last rivet. It was an integral part of German full-plate Gothic armor and was all the rage until the early XVI century. Old faithful bascinet was an ancestor of sallet. Though, it gave life to the dozens of late models of helmets. Foes and haters often call sallet “a steel pot with lumiere”, but such simplification is appalling and deeply flawed. As sallet is quite complicated and interestin...
Sallet originally has appeared in Italy about the end of the XIV century. A bit later, this medieval helmet gained widespread popularity all over medieval Europe and especially in Germany. Sallet became a recognizable part of famous full-plate Gothic armor, a piece of art, made of steel. As common soldiers, so noble knights were wearing sallet. Expensive models were highly decorated with brass, etching or chased elements and top figures. Battle sallet was usually completed with plate neck protection – gorget (or bevor). Elongated tail of helmet covered back part of neck. This parade sallet with movable visor is decorated with chased brass wings, forehead plate and br...
Just look at the cool new sallet we've made for you! This is a copy of a sallet made by the Austrian master-gunsmith Caspar Rieder. The original dates back to 1480 and you can see it in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Earlier it was in the ancestral armory of the Counts Trapp at Churburg Castle, South Tyrol. The only difference is that Caspar Rieder forged his sallet from a single piece of metal while we welded two parts of the dome together. Both helmets have a medial ridge that smoothly transitions into a low slightly...
Visored sallet with bevor is a typical head armor, which was used by French knights in the XV century. Originally, sallet appeared in Italy in the Xv century. It replaced bascinet helm and gained great popularity among European warriors. This medieval plate armor has segmented articulated tail that protects back part of neck. Movable gorget (bevor) covers chin and throat. Sewn liner makes wearing of this authentic helmet very comfortable. You can use this battle helmet for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Main photo shows functional sallet helmet with following options: Cold-rolled steel 1.5 mm; Satin polishi...
Helmet Sallet appeared in medieval Italy in the middle of the XV century and gained popularity among knights all over Europe. In distinction from bascinet, sallet provided better visibility. Knights usually wore sallets with visor, but archers and crossbowmen preferred open-faced salads, like this model. Helmet is reliably fixed on the head with leather underchin belt and buckle. Sewn liner makes wearing very comfortable. This made-to-measure Middle Ages helmet is completely handcrafted by our artisans by customer parameters. You can use this functional medieval knight helmet for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Mai...
Sallet (fr. "Salade) is type of medieval helmet that has appeared in Italy and replaced bascinet. Such battle helmet was popular among soldiers, because it was more open and provided wider visibility, than bascinets did. Sallets were widespread among knighthood in the late XIV – early XVI centuries. Knights were usually using salads with small visor; crossbowmen and archers were wearing open-faced helms. Often, highly decorated sallets were used for parades. Sallet gained the most popularity in Germany and become a main element of famous Gothic full-plate armor. This model of German Sallet of the end of XV century has typical prolonged tail, covering the neck. Movable visor w...
Sallet (salad) is a type of semi-spherical medieval helmet, which was in use among knights and infantry starting the middle of the XV century. Design could vary depending on the region of use, though elongated tail was a general feature for all kinds of sallets. Narrow eye slits provide with quite good field of view; metal bevor (gorget) usually completed this head armor. Such battle helms were often decorated with top figures, covered with expensive fabrics. We offer you this custom-made exclusive blued sallet. It is decorated with brass wings and papier-mâché eagle head. However, you may choose another top figure by your wish. You can use this beautiful medieval helmet...
Knight helmet sallet with decorative brass leaves on the dome is perfect head armor for brave and noble warrior of the XV century. Helmet of this type replaced bascinet in the Middle Ages and became widespread among European soldiers, especially infantry. Sallets could be decorated with brass, expensive fabrics, and top figures. In most cases the sallet worn with beaver (buviger), which protected the lower part of the head and neck. This custom-made medieval sallet with narrow single eye slit on movable visor is a classical parade helmet. You can use this beautiful medieval helmet for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment even...
Sallet (originally from Italian “celata”) is a group of medieval helmets, which gained popularity among European knights in the late XIV-XVI centuries. Such helmet evolved from bascinet and has main typical feature – elongated tail, protecting the back part of neck. Tail could be either articulated or solid; German salads got quite long tails. Crossbowmen and archers used sallets, which were leaving a face uncovered. This model without visor has single eye slit and decorated with forehead plate. Neckguard is quite short, that is typical for Italian models of medieval sallet. Helmet is fixed with leather underchin belt and buckle and sewn padded liner makes wearing and figh...
Sallet (or Salad) was a type of medieval war helmet that replaced bascinet in northern Europe during the mid-15th century. Italian sallet with visor is a typical model of that head armor. This helmet protects head and neck, but leaves the chin and lower face unprotected. Therefore, many medieval knights wore an articulated "bevor" (gorget) to complete protection and we recommend to do the same. Our Italian Sallet of the mid-XV century with mobile visor is handcrafted. You can use this functional medieval knight helmet for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Main photo shows authentic medieval steel helmet with following op...
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Very pleased with the quality and fit from the measurements that I gave. The packaging was also impressive. The box was beat pretty good from the shipping but the helmet was well insulated.