15th Century Great Bascinet Helmet

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Your head is an important piece to keep covered when you are fighting the enemy in battle. Don the 15th Century Great Bascinet Helmet. This battle-ready helmet comes in one size. It has a traditional bascinet helmet shape. The top of the helmet is 14 gauge mild steel while the rest of it is 16 gauge mild steel. Next, the helmet features a face plate that has a rounded shape and a ridge down the center. The face plate has ventilation holes on the sides in a grid pattern. Additional slots angle outwards to form the eye holes. There are a couple rows of holes above the eye slots. In addition, you can open and close the face plate. It attaches to the helmet with pins and latches at the sides. The faceplate secures with a spring locking mechanism.

At the bottom, the helmet has a plate that protects the neck. It has two holes in front for attaching to other pieces of armour, not included. Finally, the helmet secures on the head with a chin strap. It also has an adjustable liner and padding for greater comfort. The 15th Century Great Bascinet Helmet makes a fantastic addition to a variety of medieval roles. Wear it to your next reenactment.

Please note that steel thickness may vary slightly due to the handcrafted methods used in the manufacture of this item.

Be sure to wear this helmet with an arming cap for enhanced comfort and safety. And remember to check out our helmet stands for the best way to both store and show off your helmet with pride!

Key Features:

  • Features a neckplate
  • Hinged face plate
  • Ventilation holes
  • Battle-ready construction
  • Great for medieval reenactments


  • Skull is 14 gauge mild steel
  • Rest of helmet is 16 gauge mild steel

Care Instructions:

  • Occasional oiling is necessary for the proper maintenance of this armour. When storing this armour, protect it from oxidation by coating it with machine oil.
Head CircumferenceOverall Height
One Size24.8-25.2 inches15 inches


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