Product Name:Sports Bearded Bascinet
- high crown of the helmet cap
- face is left almost completely open, and is protected heavy steel face-mask of horizontal and vertical steel bars, attached to a hinge at the helms brow and held secure by rotating hooks on the cheeks
- an internal liner
- Offered in Either 16 Gauge or 14 Gauge Steel
- Fits a 22 to 23 Inch Circumference.
Bearded Sports Bascinet Helm is made for modern reenactment and combat; this was originally designed to be a medieval helmet, and this version was made for sword fighting, training and sport fencing; high crown of the helmet cap, the face is left almost completely open, protected by a heavy steel face-mask of horizontal and vertical steel bars, which is attached to a hinge at the helms brow and held secure by rotating hooks on the cheeks of the helm. Fits a 22 to 23 Inch Circumference. Offered in Either 16 Gauge or 14 Gauge Steel. The helmet also features an internal liner.
The bascinet, both with and without a visor, was the most common helmet worn in Europe during most of the 14th century and the first half of the 15th century, including during the Hundred Years' War.
A late-period great bascinet for tournament use. Note the skull and back gorget are formed in one piece, and there are strapping points to secure the helmet to the cuirass; illustration, taken from Viollet-le-Duc, occurs under the heading of "Barbute" (Viollet-le-Duc 1874, volume 5, p.187 )