King  Helmet
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Catalog Nr.: PR-04.10
Exclude VAT: 165 EUR
Include VAT (21%): 199.65 EUR
Weight: 3 kg

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King Helmet

The great helm  also called pot helm, bucket helm and barrel helm arose in the late twelfth century in the context of the  crusades and remained in use until the fourteenth century. They were used by knights and heavy infantry in most European armies between about 1220 to 1540 AD . In its simplest form, the great helm was a flat-topped cylinder of steel that completely covered the head and had only very small openings for the eyes and mouth. Later designs gained more of a curved design, particularly on the top, to deflect or lessen the impact of blows.