HELMET


New

Bascinet with klappvisier visor based on two sources:
skull on bascinet from Sion and visor on klappvisier from Marburg,
University Museum, Inv.-Nr. 185.
For the visor I added additional vent holes on left side and
divided eye slot into small rectangles for better protection.













Close helmet based on piece of Nuremberg origin, c. 1520, currently in Musée de l'Armée in Paris.
All made without welding from high quality mild steel of 0,3% carbon content.



























New

Visored bascinet with so called frogmouth visor.
Heat hardened and tempered up to 30 HRC, blackened finish.













Bascinet with side mounted klappvisier visor.
Heat hardened and tempered up to 30 HRC.











Great helm dated for half of XIV c.
Heat hardened and tempered up to 30 HRC.









Bascinet with nasal dated for half of XIV c.
Heat hardened and tempered up to 30 HRC.











Visored bascinet based on helmet CH16 from Churburg
with additional visor made in style of Wallace Collection A69.
Heat hardened and tempered up to 30 HRC.

























Visored bascinet with brass gilded visor based on helmet CH16 from Churburg.














Visored bascinet based on helmet CH16 from Churburg.
Visor have additional ventilation holes and side lock.






























Klappvisier bascinet based on helmet from Deutsches Historisches Museum, dated about 1350-1370.



























Visored bascinet based on helmet A69 from Wallace Collection, dated about 1390-1400.






Klappvisier bascinet made from medium carbon steel.
Skull and visor raised on hot, each from one piece of steel.
Heat hardened and tempered, final hardness is 40 - 42 HRC = 392 - 416 VHP.




After heat hardening







Helmet inspired by italian iconography from second half of XIV c.





Visored bascinet based on helmet CH16 from Churburg







Great bascinet made from medium carbon steel.
Skull and visor raised on hot, each from one piece of steel.
Heat hardened and tempered, final hardness is 40 - 42 HRC = 392 - 416 VHP.













Great bascinet made from medium carbon steel.
Skull and visor raised on hot, each from one piece of steel.
Heat hardened and tempered, final hardness is 40 - 42 HRC = 392 - 416 VHP.














More photos during raising the helmet in section Fabrication process.














Visored bascinet based on helmet A69 from Wallace Collection, dated about 1390-1400.







































Reconstrucion of a klappvisor bascinet from Sitten in Switzerland, 1360 c.











 

 

 

Copyright Piotr Feret