BASCINET HELMET WITH KLAPPVISOR
This style of helm and visor was common in the second half of the 14th Century and has probably seen service throughout Europe. This type of visor is often called a “round-nose” and the term “klappvisor” actually refers to the single center hinge attachment. Visors with a center hinge mount were more commonly seen in and around what is now Germany. This Bascinet and Visor is based on a piece that can be found in the collection of Castle Valeria located in Sion, Switzerland. The effigy of Hartmann of Kroneburg (d.1372) also depicts a Bascinet with a similar center-hinge Klappvisor.
Construction: 14 guage mild steel and assembled with solid steel rivets.
Price: Basic Helm $250.00 Options: Detachable Klappvisor with hand-forged hinge, add $100.00 / Leather band (to attach maille skirt), add $50.00 / Linen Liner and Chin-strap, add $50.00 / Perforated steel protection behind eye-slots, add $50.00