English Civil War Helmet, Rare c1610, Armour, not Sword
An Extreamly Rare Original English Civil War Helmet c1610. One example in the Royal Amouries, see photo!! A rare and highly identifiable form produced at the Greenwich Armoury. Wrought of steel, with characteristic elongated, peaked and pivoting visor and large ear guards with distinctive pierced hinges. The neck composed of four lames, the last set at a right angle to the others and likewise elongated. Pierced around the entire periphery for padding. Decorated with lineal borders, studs and rolled edges throughout.
Retains its original pierced plume-holder and black finish. Beginning of the 17th century. Another example of this small and select group is in the Royal Armouries Collections, Leeds, and is published in David Blackmore, Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars, London, Royal Armouries: 1990, 16, Fig 13. Please see my other items from my collection.
The item "English Civil War Helmet, Rare c1610, Armour, not Sword" is in sale since Sunday, February 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Knives, Swords & Blades\Armour & Shields". The seller is "lja961953" and is located in Highbury, SA.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Authenticity: Original
- Colour: Black
- Modified Item: No
- Material: Steel
- Type: Helmet
- Era: 1600s