Etched Bascinet Longface
Stainless klapvisor helmet, late 14th c.
The XIV century brought a new elegance to tournament venues and fields of combat alike. Knights received praise and renown as much for the style of the armour and the cut of their clothing as for their martial prowess – and present day reenactors often find meeting these exacting standards of style extremely hard to achieve.
At ArmStreet we know that our customers go that “extra mile” to look their best and we can do no less for them. To this end we offer a unique Klapvisor Bascinet with a “Longface” visor based on the historic example in the Stibbert Museum in Florence, Italy.
Whether your preferred style of fighting involves foam, rattan, steel or lances this helm, made from solid 2 mm (14 ga) stainless steel and designed to stand up to the rigors of such combat, will do any budding Black Prince proud. You may also read about our SCA-oriented helmets with laser-cut visors
This helm was one of ArmStreet’s “best sellers” at last year’s Pennsic, receiving rave reviews for its period “feel” and look.
This helm comes with an authentically styled padding, SCA-required chin strap, and butted steel aventail. We also offer this helm without the decorative etching.
You picked the 14th century for a reason. You train hard to stand out on the field, shouldn’t your armour stand out as well?
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Chin strap with a drawstring and toggle
Chin straps with one buckle (left pictures) and two buckles (right pictures).
Safety disclaimer: Sword-fighting and fencing is a dangerous sport. Fencing, historical fencing, medieval reenactment and martial arts as well as other related types of activity, are inherently connected to a certain risk level of injuries or death. The Company declines all responsibility for any traumas or harm done to oneself or to the third person, along with any material or consequential damage, impaired during the products usage. We admonish that all acts with armour, weapons or their components have to be performed before designated person who is responsible for safety of the particular event and accredited to supervise armour and sport weapon conformance to the event’s standards.
Available options and upgrades:
- Mild-steel (14 ga) to meet many reenactment group’s standards — free
- Bar grilled visor - $130
Main bascinet features:
- 14 ga (2 mm) stainless steel
- Removable visor
- Etched decorations
- Chin strap and padding included
- no padding;
- open cell foam fabric padding (light formats);
- closed cell foam fabric padding (heavy formats).