Pig Face Bascinet – Edinburgh

Pig Face Bascinet – Edinburgh

560.00 

Pig face bascinet made by one of the best polish armourers.
It is made of 2mm thick hardened steel. It can be used in rough combat.

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Pig face bascinet made by one of the best polish armourers.
It is made of 2mm thick hardened steel. It can be used in rough combat.

Product made by one of the best Polish armourers. The complex and scrupulous process of production takes time. However it has a direct result in high quality. It takes about six months for our armourer to fulfil an order.

Pig face was a popular type of helmet used since the end of XIV century to half of XV century (ca. 1370 – 1430). It’s german name – Hundsgugel – means “dog’s hood”. Although it is connected with medieval Germany it was depicted in many european countires. The most characteristic part is visor looks like a cone, which provides aerodynamic shape. It was an advantage during fight on horseback.

Availalable bascinet “pig face” has the shape bowl with pointed top. The visor on brow-mounted pivot has a short, pointed nose with ventails only on the right side. Under the nose it has a breath looks like a mouth. The sight are wide, convex, above the nose. The blocade of visor let remove it, if it is not necessary. The helmet let to add the aventail, which can give extra protection of throat and neck. Bascinet with pig face visor is a very good helmet for using with full plate armour.

 

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Weight4 kg
Dimensions40 × 40 × 40 cm