German Close-Helmet

Helmet
Date of appearance: 1510
Made in: Germany
Dimensions: 25 cm
Weight: g


A South German Close-Helmet Of bright steel, with flattened one-piece skull (old repairs) formed with broad flutes each with a single incised line on each side, stepped visor with two blunt points (lifting peg missing), and horizontal sight divided centrally above fifteen circular breaths arranged in triangular groups, bevor shaped to the chin, and later neck-guard of two plates, the visor and bevor pivoting at the same points, the bottom edges of the tail-guard and bevor each with a plain inward turn.

German Close-Helmet
Source: bonhams.com
Source: bonhams.com
Source: bonhams.com