Medieval Turban Type Helmet
Iranian early turban helm, mid 14th c.
The design of this great combat helmet is based on Iranian turban helmet and realized in 14 gauge steel. The helmet is hand-hammered of 2 mm stainless steel. Nosal element is made of extremely reliable 4 mm spring steel.
The originals of the early turban helmets are kept in the Topkapi Museum, in Istanbul, Turkey. Most likely, they are of Iranian origin and date back to the mid 14th century, but some believe they initially appeared in Turkey. Their dome was solid or riveted of several petals and reached the level of the nasal bridge. It had half-cuts for the eyes with riveted metal brow ridges above them. Such turbans were in in the second half of the 15th - 16th centuries in Turkey, Iran, and Mamluk Egypt.
Unusual early turban helm is fully handmade and hand-polished.
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Chin strap with a drawstring and toggle
Chin straps with one buckle (left pictures) and two buckles (right pictures).
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Available upgrades and what's included:
- Authentic style padding and chin strap are included
- Chainmail aventail is included (mild steel)
- Internal face protection — included
- Full SCA hidden protection (front, side and back hidden plates) — $50 extra
- no padding;
- open cell foam fabric padding (light formats);
- closed cell foam fabric padding (heavy formats).