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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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  • Greek Corinthian Helmet - Steel

    Our Corinthian Helmet is hand crafted from a durable 18 gauge steel and has a shiny polished finish. It comes complete with a separate padded lining cap that can be glued in if required.

    Height: 35cm 
    Width: 21cm 
    Depth: 23cm 
    Circumference: 66cm 
    Weight: 1348g

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

    Buy the Greek Corinthian Helmet – Steel with confidence from the UK’s leading Greek Helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £45.83 Incl. Tax: £55.00

  • Greek Corinthian Helmet - Antiqued Brass

    The Corinthian Helmet originated in ancient Greece and took its name from the city-state of Corinth. It was depicted in Greek sculpture more than any other helmet – romantically associated with the glories of the past. The Greek goddess Athena, is frequently depicted wearing a Corinthian style helmet. The Corinthian Helmet afforded excellent protection for its wearer but was both expensive to make and uncomfortable to wear. It also restricted hearing and vision and gradually gave way to a more open-faced but less protective style of helmet.

    This Corinthian Helmet is hand crafted from a durable 18 gauge steel and has an antique bronze finish. It features and adjustable leather liner and buckled chin strap

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    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price Excl. Tax: £50.00 Incl. Tax: £60.00

  • Greek Spartan Helmet

    "Spartans, Prepare for Glory"

    This fantastic helmet is inspired by the one worn by Spartan King Leonidas in the hit movie "300". It is constructed from 18 gauge steel with an antique bronze finish and features a black horse-hair crest, adjustable leather liner and chin strap. Great for display or fancy dress!

    Width: 23cm  
    Depth: 29cm  
    Height: 36cm 
    Circumference: 62cm 
    Weight: 2072g  

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

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    Regular Price: £95.00

    Special Price Excl. Tax: £59.37 Incl. Tax: £71.24

  • Italo-Norman Helmet - 18 gauge

    The Normans were descended from the Viking raiders that settled in Northern France. Norman comes from the Medieval Latin "Northman/Norseman" meaning Viking. The Normans invaded England in 1066 and defeated the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings. They began the conquest of Sicily in 1061 and completed it in 1091 with total dominance over the island. 

    The Norman "Nasal" Helmet was based on earlier Viking Helmet designs and could be worn over a chainmail coif or with chainmail aventail to protect the neck. The nasal bar was designed to protect the face but meant that Knights were often unrecognisable. The famous Bayeux Tapestry shows William the Conqueror tipping his helmet back to reveal his face and prove to his soldiers that he was still alive!

    Our Italo-Norman Helmet is constructed from polished 18 gauge steel and features an adjustable leather liner and buckled leather chin strap. Not recommended for contact re-enactment.

    Buy the Italo-Norman Helmet with confidence from the UK’s leading Norman helmet retailer.

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    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price Excl. Tax: £46.87 Incl. Tax: £56.24

  • Norman Helmet with Aventail

    The Norman "Nasal" Helmet was based on earlier Viking Helmet designs and could be worn over a chainmail coif or with chainmail aventail to protect the neck. The nasal bar was designed to protect the face but meant that Knights were often unrecognisable. The famous Bayeux Tapestry shows William the Conqueror tipping his helmet back to reveal his face and prove to his soldiers that he was still alive!

    Our Norman Helmet with Aventail is constructed from polished 18 gauge steel and features a butted chainmail aventail, adjustable leather liner and chin strap. Not recommended for contact reenactment.

    Length: 29cm 
    Width: 21cm
    Weight:1940g

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

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    Excl. Tax: £50.00 Incl. Tax: £60.00

  • Gladiator Maximus Roman Helmet

    "What we do in Life echoes in Eternity"

    This helmet is inspired by the one worn by the General Maximus as "The Spaniard" to conceal his identity when fighting in the Colosseum in the hit movie "Gladiator". It is constructed from polished 18 gauge steel and features an adjustable leather liner and chin strap. Great for display or fancy dress!

    Width: 21cm  
    Depth: 25cm  
    Height: 34cm 
    Circumference: 68cm 
    Weight: 1726g  

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

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    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price Excl. Tax: £46.87 Incl. Tax: £56.24

  • Roman Gladiator Helmet

    The Helmet of the Spaniard is a fantastic (unofficial) replica inspired by the gladiatorial helmet worn by Roman General Maximus to hide his identity when fighting in the Colosseum in the hit movie “Gladiator”.

    Our iconic Roman Gladiator Helmet is constructed from polished 18 gauge steel and comes complete with a separate padded lining cap (which can be glued in). Great for fancy dress and a brilliant conversation piece.

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

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    Excl. Tax: £50.00 Incl. Tax: £60.00

  • Roman Gladiator Helmet - Spiked

    The Helmet of the Spaniard is a fantastic (unofficial) replica inspired by the gladiatorial helmet worn by Roman General Maximus to hide his identity when fighting in the Colosseum in the hit movie “Gladiator”.

    Our iconic Roman Gladiator Helmet is constructed from polished 18 gauge steel with steel spikes and comes complete with a separate padded lining cap (which can be glued in). Great for fancy dress and a brilliant conversation piece.

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

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    Excl. Tax: £58.33 Incl. Tax: £70.00

  • German Paratrooper Helmet

    The Fallschirmjäger was formed in 1935 and it became apparent that they would require different kit to that of the regular infantry. The existing M1935 "Stahlhelm" was adapted by removing the projecting visor and flared rim to become the M1938 "Fallschirmhelm". The modified shell incorporated a more substantial leather liner and chin strap than that of regular infantry helmet and afforded a greater level of protection that was required by airborne assault troops.

    This replica is a faithful copy of an original and is constructed from 18 gauge steel with adjustable leather liner and chin strap.

    Width: 23cm
    Depth: 16cm
    Height:15cm
    Circumference: 61cm
    Weight:1350g 

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

    This item comes with a light protective coating of oil to prevent rusting in transit. It can be removed easily with a cloth.

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    Excl. Tax: £47.04 Incl. Tax: £56.45

  • Roman Legionary Helmet - Child Size

    Our Child Size Roman Legionary Helmet is hand crafted from steel and brass and features hinged cheek pieces and brass decoration. It features an adjustable faux leather liner and buckled chin strap.  It is designed to fit children up to around 12 years old.

    This Child Size Roman Legionary Helmet is a great learning aid for kids studying Key Stage 2 (KS2) history. This item is a learning aid and not a toy.

    Circumference: 57cm
    Depth: 21cm
    Width: 16.5cm
    Height: 11cm
    Weight: 1000g

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

    Buy the Roman Legionary Helmet - Child Size with confidence from the UK’s leading Roman Armour retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £41.67 Incl. Tax: £50.00

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