The Houndskull developed from the late medieval Bascinet.
Until about 1420 the Hundsgugel was the preferred form of helmet among the noble knights and warriors.
The characteristic design of this helmet visor helped to his name Hundsgugel ( = dog hood / dog head ) and to its widespread throughout central Europe.
The original of our fully battle- grade reproduction was probably made around about 1400/1410 in Milan, northern Italy , a former stronghold of the Plattner art.
The helmet is made of 2 mm thick steel plate driven by hand , riveted and welded due to its robustness and ensures good protection during battle.
The helmet has a fold- up visor and also two folding strap in the neck or chest area.
In addition, the helmet has a comfortable , padded fabric inlay and a chin strap of leather.
The sides worked on the lower edge of the helmet holes , used to fasten a Kettenbünne as protection for the chest and shoulders .
This Kettenbünnen is available in different mesh types , found in the category " chain mail ".
- Size : up to 61 cm head circumference .
Long padding ( head - end ): approx 21.0 cm.
Short padding ( ear - ear ): approx 19.0 cm.
- Includes a high quality padded fabricinlets .
- Material: 2 mm steel , polished ( lightly oiled ) .
- Weight : 3.55 kg.
Shipping time: 7 to 14 Days.