Morion Helmet With Fleur-De-Lis 16th Century
Morion Helmet With Fleur-De-Lis
A comb morion helmet which is dated from the middle of the 16th century. The helmet has been varnished black with the comb and Fleur-de-Li's unpainted.
The Morion was mainly used by foot soldiers and pike men, later also by household troops and town watches. They are still worn by the Swiss Guards today.
The helmet has a comfortable, adjustable leather liner and a strong chin-strap with buckle.
The liner is fixed by brass rivets.
Size: suitable for a head-circumference up to 62 cm
Long distance (back- to fore-head): approx. 22 cm
Short Distance Ear to ear: approx. 18 cm
Material: approx. 1.6 mm steel, chinstrap and liner from leather
Finish: polished and lacquered black
Weight: approx. 1.75 kg
Shipping Weight: 2.25kg