Warrior, there is a great quest before you. You do not know what you will face. Thus, you don the Black Crusader Great Helmet. Made from 18-gauge carbon steel, this black knights helmet comes in one size. The Crusader helmet secures onto the head with a leather chin strap. Also, the helmet features a great helm shape, cylindrical with a flat top.
On the front, a brass plate forms the shape of a cross with rounded V-shaped ends. The cross covers the center of the helm. On the sides of the cross are rectangular eye slots. Below the eye slots are circles of ventilation holes on each cheek. The helm features a riveted construction.
On the inside, the Crusader Medieval Great Helm has an adjustable leather liner. This Crusader helmet is wonderful for LARP battles and cosplay events. You are sure to feel like a true knight wearing this helmet. It is especially perfect for evil knights. For a silver version of this helmet, check out the Crusader Great Helmet (ZS-910902), sold separately.
Great Helm History
The Great Helm is one of the most depicted medieval helmets in media. It is often considered the quintessential Crusader helmet. Historically, this helmet had its largest usage from 1220 to 1350. This slots in around the 6th Crusade through the beginning of the Hundred Years War, basically the latter half of the High Middle Ages into the beginning of the Late Middle Ages. It also had the names of pot helm, bucket helm, and barrel helm. It is a popular style of helmet amongst medieval reenactors.
- Features a contrasting cross design
- Based on historical great helms
- Circular ventilation holes
- Has a liner and chin strap
- Great for cosplay and LARPing
- Made of 18-gauge carbon steel
- 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.
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