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17th century Polish winged hussars Helmet
This antique lobster-tailed pot helm (also called a Dutch pot helm) has a rounded skull-piece, which is fluted with 6 vertical ridges is often formed from one piece. This helmet features articulating cheek pieces attached to the helm with leather strapping, and articulating lobster tail style neck guard also with leather strapping. This has a fixed forward brow peak that incorporates a decoratively shaped sliding nasal bar, retained by a winged screw. Also features elaborate wing-like crests of pierced metal with fluting.

$ 2400 [USD]

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Savoyard style Close Helm replica
This unusual close helmet is often referred to as a Savoyard style helmet from Germany. The term Savoyard helmet was for the elite cavalry units formed by Charles Emanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1580-1630). This early 17th century style replica is made from 2 halves and joined together by a roped comb. This helmet features a pivoted upper visor with two pronounced eye piece covers. The bevor and ventail parts are attached to the same pivot as the visor, The neck and gorget are affixed to the lower part of the helmet.

$ 1200 [USD]

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Steel Highly articulating gauntlets
This pair of gauntlets is 18 gauge mild steel, and they are sized small to medium.

$ 400 [USD]

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Pikemans Morion C 1650
This English Civil War era Pikemans Morion has a nice aged patina, with a plume holder at the back. Also has leather strapping with cheek guards attached. Front to back measures approx. 15.5", and approx. 9.5" tall, weighs approx. 4.5 lbs.

$ 1200 [USD]

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17th c. Bridal Gauntlet
A early 17th century German bridal Gauntlet dated to 1620
This left handed gauntlet is in quite good condition and a fine example of 17th century armouring. It is more refined than the English munitions version at the time and has brass capped rivets and a small remaining buckle at the wrist. It is missing the thumb piece and the original fingers are delicately hanging on.

$2200 on sale now from $3,000 [USD]

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16th C Falconer's Gauntlet
This 16th century Falconer's gauntlet is in very good condition. This was used for training young Falcons. It still has original leather and buckles attached. The wooden dowel, attached, would be for string. This a very rare and unique piece.

$1200 [USD]

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16th Century Close Helmet: Victorian
Vintage Armour Helmet from the 1900s: Victorian, 100 year old Close Helmet in 16th century style. All steel construction. Functional, it opens at the visor as well as the neck. It features ventail slots on both sides of the visor. It also features a plume holder at the back. It is slightly rusty inspots (refer to photos for details). Overall, a good 100 year old natural patina, as to be expected. It looks like some modern restoration has been done here and there (see photos).

$1100 [USD]

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16th c. Left Tasset
Left Tasset from a 16th century German suit of armour, it looks as though it was repaired or rebuild at some time in the last 400 years. It has brass capped rivets and manufacture marks on the inside.

$ 800 [USD]

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18th C. Door Lock
18th century door lock 6 inches high by 6 inches wide, looks in working condition and needs a large skeleton key.

$ 180 [USD]

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19th C. Reproduction Samurai Helm
This is a 19th century reproduction Samurai Helmet that comes with a rare Asian head form.

$ 1600.00 [USD]

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