Viking Spectacle Helm, 2mm Steel with Plume and Aventail
Viking Spectacle Helmet, 2 mm Steel, with Plume and Chaimail Aventail
A battle-ready Viking Age spectacle helmet , hand-forged from 2 mm thick steel. It consists of a domed helmet bowl, a brow-band with strips or bands running from front to back and from ear to ear, and a spectacle guard (a protective face plate resembling spectacles). The bands and face plate are crafted from thinner steel and fastened to the bowl with steel rivets. The blackened interior is fitted with a leather suspension liner and the leather chin strap fastens with a steel buckle.
The helmet features a shoulder-length chainmail aventail that protects the neck, throat and lower facial part. The 4 in 1 mail weave is composed of 1.6 mm thick, round riveted steel rings with an inner diameter of approx. 9 mm. The aventail is directly attached to the lower edge of the bowl and spectacles.
This Early Medieval spangenhelm comes complete with a black, approx. 70 cm long horsehair plume.
Suited for combat reenactment
Material: 2 mm steel, leather inlay, leather chin strap
Chainmail aventail: round rings riveted (RRR) , ID 9 mm
Suitable for head circumference up to approx. 64 cm
Long distance (back to front): approx. 22 cm
Short distance (ear to ear): approx. 19 cm
Height (without aventail): approx. 15 cm (approx. 24 cm with spectacle/ nose guard)
Length of aventail (fully stretched): approx. 24 cm
Weight (with aventail and plume): approx. 3.2 kg
Delivery does not include helmet stand
Specs may slightly vary from piece to piece.
The Swedish company SPQR offers a wide range of historical replicas. SPQR stands for Senatus Populusque Romanus (Engl. The Senate an People of Rome) and is a fitting name for a company specialised in the reproduction of artefacts reaching from the Roman era to the Renaissance period. SPQR has committed itself to making high-quality reenactment and battle-ready products available at affordable prices. The entire product line is made to historical specifications. Each piece is modelled on illustrations and photographs from historical books and museums, and SPQR works in close cooperation with a number of Viking and Medieval reenactment groups in Scandinavia, Germany and the UK to jointly develop the most authentic products possible.