This helmet was conceptually  based on a 15th century Italian visored barbute in the collection of the Musée de l'Armée in Paris.  It also features stylized elements of the helmet worn by the Marvel X-Men character, Magneto (as requested by the client).   The barbute features a removable drop-down visor used as additional protection during sparring. The whole is made of 1033 mild steel and varies in thickness between 2.05-1.45 mm (12-15 ga.).  The whole weighs in at 7 lbs 12 oz.

15th Century Milanese Y-Faced Barbute

with Detachable Visor

2013  $2,379  sold

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