German Sallet, 1480

  • Made of 2 mm thick carbon steel
  • Openable visor with lock to fix the visor down
  • Comfortable, adjustable, padded cloth liner is riveted on to the helmet
  • Leather chin strap with brass buckle is riveted to the helmet
  • Available in sizes M and L

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Description of the Product

This helmet is an authentic copy of a late medieval German Sallet. This helmet is hand-made from 2 mm steel and it's battle-ready and fully usable in full contact re-enactment. The original helmet was probably made in Nuremberg, Germany, city that was well-known for their excellent armorers. The original helmet is dated around 1480 AD, but helmets like this were common from approx 1450–1500.

Sallet helmets were commonly used all over late medieval Europe, but were most common in Germany.

Sallet helmets were often, but not always, used with separate bevors protecting the throat and chin. From medieval artwork we can see that knights and other heavily armored men-at-arms wore Sallets with bevors, while archers and other lighter armored infantry used these helmets often without bevors. The bevor is sold separately. The piece shown in product pictures is Bevor with Leather Strap 1450-1520, but you can naturally use this helmet with other bevors also.

  • Made of 2 mm thick carbon steel
  • Openable visor with lock to fix the visor down
  • Comfortable, adjustable, padded cloth liner is riveted on to the helmet
  • Leather chin strap with brass buckle is riveted to the helmet
  • Available in sizes M and L
  • Bevor (throat and chin protection) sold separately
  • Manufacturer: Ulfberth

Size chart:

Size Max. Head circumference Inner distance back- to forehead
Inner distance ear to ear
Weight
M 62 cm 22.5 cm 18.5 cm 2.9 kg
L 63 cm 23.5 cm 19.5 cm 3.2 kg

As this helmet is hand made the measurements might vary slightly from piece to piece.

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