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Houndskull Bascinet - Battle-Ready Helmet

Houndskull Bascinet - Battle-Ready Helmet

Houndskull bascinet or "pig faced bascinet " type of bascinet visor covering the entire face. Houndskull bascinet, Milan, approx. 1390, battle-ready.
Manufacturer: : Medieval Armor
Product SKU: E296

 The first reference to a bascinet, was in the Italian city of Padua in 1281, being worn by infantry. It is believed that the bascinet evolved from the cervelliere, which was worn with a mail coif, as either the sole form of head protection or beneath a great helm. The bascinet is differentiated from the cervelliere by having a higher, pointed skull.

The bascinet (also bassinet) is a war helmet of 14th-century It can be considered as a specialised form of the Cervelliere.

Visors on English bassinets have a hinge at each side whereas German bassinets have a single hinge attached at the middle. la versione del Bacinetto inglese ha una cerniera su ogni lato mentre il Bacinetti tedeschi hanno una cerniera singola associata a metà.

Reconstruction of a late medieval bascinet of the 14th Century with folding Klappvisor and was usually worn together with a mail curtain ("camail" or aventail), was usually attached to the lower edge of the helmet to protect the throat, neck and shoulders. 


This model of medieval helmet bascinet was popular in the XIV century.

This model of medieval helmet is compliant to SCA-standards.
This bascinet helmet design enabled the user to wear a gorget.

You can upgrade your helmet by choosing options: thickness of metal, steel finish (polished or burnished), head circumference.

A comfortable, adjustable, and padded liner is riveted into the helmet, as well as a leather chin-strap with a stell buckle.



- Material: mild steel brushed in finish: Polished or Burnished
- Available in four sizes (S - M - L and XL)
- Thickness of the steel to choose: 1mm - 1,2 mm -1,5 mm - 2mm
- Finish: untreated (slightly oiled)
- Adjustable liner with chin straps is included.

Delivery time: 12 days.

 Bascinet Helmet  is produced by highly skilled artisans in Italy, equipped with leather straps and external adjustable buckles to be worn.


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