Archer's Visored Sallet, 1.6mm Steel
Medieval Archer's Sallet with Hinged Visor, 1.6 mm Steel
In the 15th century the battle helmet known as Schaller replaced the basin hood and became one of the most frequently worn helmets in Europe by the middle of the century. This type of helmet was to be found in the most diverse forms and variations - from simple to elaborate, open or with a visor, with more or less pronounced neck protection, etc. - and was particularly popular in Italy (celata), Germany, France (salade) and England (sallet). At the onset of the Renaissance, it had finally developed into the Burgonet (balaclava) of the 16th century.
This Late Medieval sallet is made from1.6 mm (16 gauge) steel. The helmet has a movable visor, which is decorated with a stylised brass cross and engraved leaf motifs. The folding visor is equipped with a rectangular, approx. 2 wide viewing slot, which not only ensures an appropriate view, but also ensures the necessary air circulation thanks to its pointed lower edge.
The inside of the helm is blackened and provided with a riveted, adjustable leather inlay. The chinstrap made of black, 2 mm thick leather is equipped with a steel buckle.
Material: 1.6 mm steel, brass fittings, leather inlay, leather chin strap
Suitable for head circumference up to approx. 69 cm
Long distance (back to front): approx. 22 cm
Short distance (ear to ear): approx. 22 cm
Height: approx. 26 cm
Weight: approx. 3 kg
Specs may vary slightly from piece to piece.
Shipping Weight: 3.80 kg