Sallets helmets

Bellows Visored Sallet Bellows Visored Sallet

Bellows Visored Sallet

190,00

Tipico elmetto da cavallo Italiano del XV secolo, indossato dagli uomini d'arme di solito in abbinamento a un'armatura completa. Provvisto di visiera mobile con fessura per gli occhi. Realizzato in...

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Gothic Sallet Helmet

Gothic Sallet Helmet

170,00

L'elmo Bigoncia o Celata alla Tedesca è un tipico elmo in uso alla cavalleria pesante d'ambito germanico e borgognone nel Tardo Medioevo. Elmo che protegge il cranio e la nuca, con maschera faccial...

The sallet was a war helmet that replaced the bascinet in Italy. France and England the armet helmet was also popular, but in Germany the sallet became almost universal.

In essence the earliest sallets were a variant of the bascinet, intended to be worn without an aventail or visor. To increase protection to the face and neck, that the abandonment of the visor and aventail would have exposed, the sides of the helmet were drawn forward at the bottom to cover the cheeks and chin and the rear was curved out into a flange to protect the neck.