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Helmets

The Knight Shop offer one of the most comprehensive collections of historical helmets for sale in UK.  Our diverse range caters for Reenactors, Live Action Role Players (LARP), Collectors, Stage Fighters (Theatre) and T.V. producers.

We sell an incredible selection of replica helmets from throughout history.  From the Classical Period we offer a range of Celtic, Greek and Roman helmets such as Roman Legionary Helmet and Greek Corinthian Helmet. From the later Dark Age period we have a great selection of Saxon and Viking helmets such as the incredible Coppergate and Sutton Hoo helmets.  Our range of Medieval helmets is unsurpassed! We have a great selection of helmets from the Middle Ages including Norman Helmets, Great Helms, Pigface Bascinets, Sallets, Close Helms and Kettle Hats.  We stock helmets from the Renaissance period including Lobster Pots and Morions from the English Civil War and later 20th century helmets from both World Wars.

Our helmets are available in a range of different thicknesses such as 14, 16 and 18 gauge covering safety requirements for most re-enactment groups.  Our arming caps and helmets stands are the perfect way to complement your helmet purchase. 

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  • Thracian Roman Gladiator Helmet

    The Thraex or Thracian was a type of Roman gladiator, armed in the Thracian style. Our Thracian Gladiator Helmet is handcrafted from 18 gauge steel with brass fittings. The brass ocular plates can be dismounted from the mask by removing the small brass pins that hold them in place. The hinged face mask can also be removed entirely by removing the brass pins that attach it to the helmet. Comes complete with a separate padded arming cap that can be glued in.

    Inner Circumference: 72cm
    Front to Back: 20.5cm
    Ear to Ear: 24cm
    Weight: 2200g
    Material: 18 gauge Steel, Brass
    Inlay: None (padded cap included)

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £183.33 Incl. Tax: £220.00

  • Ribchester Roman Cavalry Helmet

    Our Ribchester Helmet is hand crafted and all of the brass detailing is embossed by hand. The mask is cast in steel, polished and the detailing is applied in with gold paint. The mask is held in place with a leather strap and it can be removed. This helmet comes complete with a separate padded lining cap (which can be glued in) and can be worn.

    Circumference: 62cm
    Height:
    29cm 
    Depth: 30cm 
    Width: 30cm 
    Weight: 2456g

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

    Buy the Ribchester Roman Cavalry Helmet with confidence from the UK’s leading Roman helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £229.17 Incl. Tax: £275.00

  • Sutton Hoo Helmet

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    Our Sutton Hoo Helmet is one of the best replicas available to buy in the UK. It is hand crafted from steel and brass and features hinged cheek pieces and a leather lining. It is unique and unusual display piece that never fails to impress and the adjustable leather liner allows it to be worn if you so wish. 18 gauge steel construction is not suitable for contact re-enactment.

    Height: 35cm
    Width: 22cm
    Depth: 29cm
    Weight: 3200g

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

    Buy the Sutton Hoo Helmet with confidence from the UK’s leading Viking helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £197.50 Incl. Tax: £237.00

  • Perseus Battle Bascinet - 12 gauge

    Although based on a historical model, combat specialists have modified this helmet turning it into an essential piece for any brawl. It provides maximum protection without sacrificing an iota of vision. The visor is held in by pins for quick removal. The closure system is a rivet spring locking system.

    Made of 2.5mm steel making it great for HMB and re-enactment. Steel thickness may vary due to the handcrafted methods used in its manufacture. The steel is untreated and may have rust. To protect the steel you may rub it with mineral or synthetic oil. Leather chin strap included.

    Size M: 60-61 cm perimeter
    Size L: 63-64 cm perimeter

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £189.00 Incl. Tax: £226.80

  • Wenzel Battle Bascinet - 12 gauge

    Made of 2.5 mm steel making it great for HMB and Re-enactment. Steel thickness may vary due to the handcrafted methods used in its manufacture. The steel is untreated and may have rust. To protect the steel you may rub it with mineral or synthetic oil. Leather chin strap included. 

    This item isn´t padded. We recommend the use of padded protection.

    Size M: 60-61 cm perimeter
    Size L: 63-64 cm perimeter

    All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

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    Excl. Tax: £226.80 Incl. Tax: £272.16

  • Armet with Gorget - 12 & 14 gauge

    Typical armets are made up of four pieces: a skull with a reinforced forehead, two cheek plates attached with hinges to the skull and a pointed visor. Cheek plates were closed by a pin and this was secured with a hook or metallic wire. As it was made almost in the exact shape of the neck and chin was necessary to develop a side opening system to allow the easy removal of this helmet.

    Inner Circumference: 64cm 

    All sizes are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.

    Buy the Armet with Gorget with confidence from the UK’s leading Medieval Helmet retailer. 

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    Excl. Tax: £270.88 Incl. Tax: £325.06

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