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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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  • Royal Guard Corinthian Helmet Greek

    Our Corinthian Helmet is handcrafted from a durable 18 gauge steel and has a black painted finish. It features a real horse-hair crest and has a separate padded liner that can be glued in if required.

    Matching Royal Guard Muscle Cuirass also available.

    Weight: 2184g
    Circumference: 62cm

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

    Buy the Royal Guard Greek Corinthian Helmet confidence from the UK’s leading Greek Helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £82.50 Incl. Tax: £99.00

  • Phrygian Nasal Helm - 14 gauge

    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!

    Made of 2mm steel with nasal of 3mm steel. Steel thickness may vary due to the handcrafted methods used in its manufacture. 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: £94.52 Incl. Tax: £113.42

  • Sangüesa Transitional Helm - 14 gauge

    There are several examples of conical helmets with large facial visors. This one in particular is based on one found in the magnificent Romanesque portico of the church of Santa María la Real, in Sangüessa (Navarra). In the exterior archivolt you can see the professions of medieval society, including two armed men. One of them wearing a helmet like the one we shown here. Other very similar ones can be seen in some codices of the same period. Leather chin strap included.

    Made of 2mm steel with 1.6mm visor. Steel thickness may vary due to the handcrafted methods used in its manufacture.

    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: £97.63 Incl. Tax: £117.16

  • Crusader Spangenhelm - 16 gauge

    This unusual Crusades era Spangenhelm, based on an early 13th century example, is provided with a ventilated faceplate, so providing full facial protection. It is constructed from 16 gauge steel with a leather suspension liner and chinstrap.

    Internal Circumference: 68.5cm

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

    Buy the Crusader Transitional Spangenhelm with confidence from the UK’s leading Medieval Helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £89.88 Incl. Tax: £107.86

  • Crusader Transitional Helmet - 14 gauge

    This helmet is constructed from 14 gauge steel making it great for re-enactment. It features a padded liner and buckled leather chin strap.
    Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

    Circumference: 65cm
    Height: 31cm
    Weight: 3426g

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

    Buy the Crusader Transitional Helmet with confidence from the UK’s leading Medieval helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £81.20 Incl. Tax: £97.44

  • Crusader Transitional Helm - 16 gauge

    Dating from a 12th - 13th century style, this flat-top Great Helm provided full face protection before the advent of the visor. This helm will provide excellent head protection for the re-enactor. Crafted in 16 gauge steel, lined and ready for use.

    Buy the Crusader Transitional Helm with confidence from the UK’s leading Medieval Helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £96.17 Incl. Tax: £115.40

  • Crusader Transitional Helmet

    Our Crusader Transitional Helmet is a style of transitional helmet that dates from the 12th - 13th century. This was a period when the open-faced flat topped helmets gradually evolved into the more protective Great Helms of later periods. The addition of a full face visor afforded much more protection than the simple nasal bar of the previous centuries – at the cost of better vision and ventilation. It is constructed from 18 gauge steel with a decorative brass cross. Comes complete with a separate padded lining cap (that can be glued in if required). Not recommended for contact re-enactment.

    Height:30cm
    Depth: 24cm
    Width: 21cm
    Circumference: 73cm
    Weight: 2084g 

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

    Buy the Crusader Transitional Helmet with confidence from the UK’s leading Medieval Helmet retailer. 

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    Excl. Tax: £96.67 Incl. Tax: £116.00

  • DAMAGED - German Pickelhaube Helmet M1889

    DAMAGED ITEM

    Missing the rosette from the side of helmet at strap attachment. See photos for examples of damage.

    Our German Pickelhaube Helmet M1889 is a full size replica of the helmets worn by the Prussian Kurassiers (heavy cavalry) in 1889. It is constructed from steel and is decorated by a brass Imperial Eagle featuring script that reads "MIT GOTT FUR KOENIG UND VATERLAND” (With God For King And Fatherland) around a large ‘FR’. It comes complete with an adjustable leather liner and chin strap. Fits a head size of up to 58cm.

    Height (inc. spike): 34cm
    Width: 20cm
    Circumference: 61cm

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

    Buy the German Pickelhaube Helmet M1889 with confidence from the UK’s leading historical armour retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £83.33 Incl. Tax: £100.00

  • English Civil War Cabasset/Morion - 14 gauge - Large

    Our English Civil War Cabasset/Morion is crafted from 14 gauge steel with a 16 gauge brim, making is great for re-enactment. It features an adjustable linen liner and adjustable leather chin strap.

    Inner Circumference: 64 cm 

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

    Buy the English Civil War Cabasset/Morion with confidence from the UK’s leading Renaissance Helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £93.38 Incl. Tax: £112.06

  • English Civil War Cabasset/Morion - 14 gauge - Medium

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    Our English Civil War Cabasset/Morion is crafted from 14 gauge steel with a 16 gauge brim, making is great for re-enactment. It features an adjustable linen liner and adjustable leather chin strap.

    Inner Circumference: 61cm

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

    Buy the English Civil War Cabasset/Morion with confidence from the UK’s leading Renaissance Helmet retailer.

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    Excl. Tax: £93.38 Incl. Tax: £112.06

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