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Medieval bacinet with viewer

Epic Armoury
015600000
115.70 €
Would you like to relive medieval times and feel like a true knight? With our medieval bacinete with viewer you can transport yourself to those times of brave warriors and great battles. Manufactured from 1mm mild steel. - 18 ga. thick, this bassinet is ideal for recreationists who want to experience the excitement of the Middle Ages. However, it is...
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BattleReady Archer's Basin

Get Dressed For Battle (GDFB)
117910000
68.38 € 97.69 €
BattleReady Archer's Basin The BattleReady Archer's Basin is the perfect helmet for fans of medieval history and for those who want to look like authentic archers of the time. Made with two welded 2mm thick mild steel plates, this helmet combines durability and aesthetics to give you the best experience. One of the main advantages of this bacinete is its...
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German bacinet with viewer, s. fourteenth

Battle Merchant
012310000
143.98 €
Discover the true essence of medieval times with our German bacinet with a viewer, inspired by the 14th century. This functional and battle-ready helmet is the perfect addition for history buffs and historical reenactment enthusiasts. Handcrafted from high quality 14ga (2mm) thick steel, this German Basin is truly strong and durable. Carefully crafted...
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Functional bacinete XIV century, 2mm.

Ulfberth
007900000
87.37 €
Are you passionate about medieval history? Would you like to have in your hands an authentic functional bacinet from the 14th century? Then look no further, because here you have the ideal complement for your recreations and events: the Functional Medieval Basinette from the German manufacturer Ulfberth. This bacinet preserves the essence and design of...
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Picudo bacinet with viewer, year 1390

Battle Merchant
032360000
82.48 €
Discover the visored bacinete, an authentic piece of history! This incredible helmet, made in the year 1390, will transport you to medieval times and make you feel like a true knight. The Weaked Basin is made of 1.6mm thick steel, making it strong and durable armor. In addition, it is riveted with brass decorations, which gives it a touch of elegance and...
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English medieval helmet, c. 16th

Battle Merchant
032870000
103.98 €
This 16th century English medieval helmet is an authentic piece that will take you straight back to the time of knights, battles and crusades. Its closed design with a visor will not only provide you with formidable protection in your fights, but it will also give you an imposing and fearsome appearance in front of your opponents. Manufactured by the...
Medieval Helmets

Medieval Tudor Closed Helmet, years 1522-1523

Windlass Steel Crafts
083820000
165.00 €
Have you ever dreamed of being a brave medieval knight, protecting the kingdom and fighting in the epic battles of yesteryear? Now you can make it happen with our Closed Tudor Medieval Helmet! This classic helmet is the perfect piece to complete your armor and immerse yourself in history. Constructed from 18 gauge hardened steel, our hard hat is fully...
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Battle-Ready basinette with visor, 2 mm steel.

Battle Merchant
107750000
135.92 €
If you are passionate about medieval history and epic combat, then this Battle-Ready Basin with Visor is perfect for you. Crafted from 2mm thick steel, this fully functional replica of a 14th century medieval helmet will transport you right back to the time of knights and battles. Evolving in the early 14th century from the cervelliere, the bascinet is a...
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Houndskull Battle-Ready Basin, 2mm steel.

Battle Merchant
107830000
135.92 €
The Houndskull Battle-Ready Bassinet made of 2mm steel is the perfect choice for lovers of medieval history and brave knights. Preferred by noble knights and warriors until around 1420, this helmet gives you not only authenticity, but also excellent protection during any battle. The hull is meticulously handcrafted from 2mm thick steel, ensuring its...
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Battle-Ready Basin with Built-In Executioner

Ulfberth
108080000
119.92 €
Prepare for battle with the Battle-Ready Bassinet with built-in executioner! Developed in the early 14th century from the famous Cervelliere helmet, this bacinete will transport you back to medieval times and give you an authentic combat experience. Whether you're facing off against a legendary dragon or your enemies on a battlefield, this bacinete is a...
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Battle-Ready Basin with Built-In Executioner

Ulfberth
108060000
147.17 €
Are you looking for a bassinet that combines style and functionality? Then you can't miss our Battle-Ready Basin with built-in executioner. This impressive helmet was developed in the early 14th century, based on the popular Cervelliere helmet, and remained in trend until the 15th century. Best of all, this model is available in sizes M and L, so you can...
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Medieval warrior bacinet, with visor

Battle Merchant
151810000
82.48 €
Prepare for battle with the Battle Merchant Medieval Warrior's Basinette! This helmet, made of 1.6 mm thick steel, is perfect for any lover of medieval times who wants to live the experience of a true warrior. Its simple but imposing design will not leave anyone indifferent. One of the most outstanding features of this bacinete is its movable and fully...
154.98 €
Are you looking for an authentic medieval bascinet to complete your armor? Look no further, because we have the perfect helmet for you. Introducing the Medieval Houndskull Basinette, inspired by the Churburg Castle of the year 1395. This helmet is made of 1.8mm thick steel, making it a strong and durable option. One of the standout features of this...
Discover the authentic functional medieval bascinet in steel with a German visor from the 14th century! This impressive helmet, made of 2mm steel. thick, it will transport you to medieval times and make you feel like a true warrior. With a design inspired by the models used in the year 1370, this bacinet is the perfect complement to any medieval armour....
Protect your head in style and look like the King of Scotland with the Robert The Bruce medieval bascinett. This impressive replica has been designed after the statue of this iconic Scottish king found in the town of Bannockburn. Made of 1.6 mm thick steel, this bascinete guarantees optimal protection during your battles and historical re-enactments. Its...
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Medieval Basinette with Viewer, Epic Black

Epic Armoury
161000000
140.50 €
Discover the power and elegance of the medieval Basinette with Epic Black visor! This incredible helmet is made of 1mm thick mild steel, which gives it exceptional resistance. However, we must emphasize that it is recommended for recreationists and not for fighting. The Medieval Basinette with Epic Black Visor is the perfect complement for your historical...
The medieval Basinette with neck protector from the 12th and 13th century is the perfect closed helmet for all lovers of the medieval period. This helmet was widely used by the Crusaders and the Knights Templar, making it a piece of great historical relevance. The bacinete is made of 1.2 mm thick steel, which guarantees its resistance and durability....
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Medieval Helmet Bacinete Klappvisor with padded lining

Lord of Battles
197990000
132.22 €
Prepare for battle with the Lord of Battles Bacinete Klappvisor Medieval Helmet! Fully functional and ready for action, this helmet is handcrafted from 16-gauge mild steel, giving it incredible strength and durability. To ensure your comfort and safety, the helmet includes a padded lining that adapts perfectly to your head. No matter your size, its...
123.96 €
Discover the functional Medieval Basinette with padded lining from the 15th century. This helmet is FULLY FUNCTIONAL AND READY FOR BATTLE. It is carefully handcrafted from 16 gauge mild steel and features a PADDED LINING that will provide you with comfort and security during your fights. Its circumference of approximately 68 cm allows it to fit almost all...
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Medieval bacinet with full visor, S. XIV

Lord of Battles
198210000
137.18 €
Welcome to the world of medieval cavalry with the Medieval Basinette with full visor from the 14th century. This exceptional helmet has been designed taking inspiration from the models used during that era and has been impeccably recreated. What makes this bacinete a true gem is that it has been HANDCRAFTED by skilled craftsmen using heavy-duty 14 gauge...
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Battle-Ready Basinette with Visor, Late Middle Ages

Lord of Battles
198310000
140.49 €
The Battle-Ready Basin with Visor is a real gem inspired by the helmets used in the late Middle Ages. This magnificent helmet is not only aesthetically impressive, but it is also fully functional and guarantees optimal protection during heavy fights. Handcrafted from 16 gauge mild steel, this hard hat is strong and durable. Its thick padded lining...
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Medieval Basinette with Visor, Late Medieval Ages

Lord of Battles
198330000
140.49 €
Are you passionate about the Medieval Age? Are you intrigued by the armor and helmets worn by the brave warriors of yore? If so, we present to you the Medieval Basinette with Visor, an impressive piece of design inspired by the models used during the late Medieval Age. This bacinete is much more than a simple decorative piece. It is handcrafted from...
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Renaissance Basin with viewer

Lord of Battles
205500000
115.69 €
The Renaissance Basin with Viewer is an authentic historical work of art that will transport you to the Renaissance era. Imagine a brave knight riding his trusty horse, donning this impressive piece of Renaissance armor with his legendary closed helmet. Once you put on this helmet, you will capture the attention of all your enemies, who will not be able...
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Bacinete helmet with full visor from the 14th century

Lord of Battles
206980000
123.96 €
The 14th century bacinete helmet with full visor is a magnificent handmade historical reproduction that will transport you to medieval times. This helmet has been manufactured from heavy-duty 14-gauge mild steel, ensuring its durability and strength in any situation. In addition, it has a comfortable and safe padded lining, which will provide you with...
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Medieval bacinet with padded interior and strap

Lord of Battles
208110000
82.64 €
Are you looking for a medieval helmet that gives you protection without sacrificing comfort and mobility? Our basic bassinet with padded interior and strap is the perfect choice for you. This visorless cradle helmet is ideal for footmen, crossbowmen, spearmen, and vougiers. Its popularity in medieval armies is due to its versatility and balance between...
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Scary Fantasy Demonic Skull Helmet

Lord of Battles
208710000
99.17 €
The terrifying Demonic Skull Fantasy Helmet is the perfect accessory to complement your grim reaper outfit or your LARP and cosplay costumes. Carefully designed and handcrafted from 18-gauge steel, this tough helmet not only provides a fierce look, but also ensures maximum protection. One of the main advantages of this helmet is its comfortable fit,...
132.22 €
This black knight helmet is absolutely stunning! With its detachable visor and leather lining, this helmet is ready for battle. Handcrafted from 16 gauge mild steel, this hard hat is fully functional and ensures maximum protection. But not only that, it is also comfortable thanks to its padded lining that provides a safe and cozy feeling. Its...
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English Civil War Helmet S. XVII

Lord of Battles
210310000
90.90 €
Introducing the stunning 17th century English Civil War Helmet, an authentic HANDCRAFTED item that will transport you to a bygone time of bravery and epic battles. The hull is a true work of art, made of 18-gauge MILD STEEL, which guarantees its lightness and durability at the same time. This helmet has been designed with your comfort and safety in mind....
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Late Medieval Basinette with Viewer, Battle Ready

Lord of Battles
218630000
140.49 €
Late medieval bacinet with viewer ideal for Battle Ready. FULLY FUNCTIONAL AND READY FOR BATTLE, this magnificent helmet is HANDCRAFTED from 16 gauge mild steel, lined with a thick, comfortable and secure PADDED LINING, specially DESIGNED FOR HEAVY FIGHTING. A circumference of approx. 72 cm makes it fit almost all head sizes. And a strong chin strap...
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Burgundy Kettle capeline helmet S. XVI

Lord of Battles
218650000
120.65 €
Burgundy Kettle capeline helmet from the 16th century, directly inspired by an original helmet dating from the second half of the 15th century, currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Reenactors especially love its historically accurate design, ideal for late medieval events, but all types of fighters appreciate the visibility...
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Medieval bacinet with viewer, S. XV

Windlass Steel Crafts
221070000
157.50 €
Discover the powerful and authentic medieval bascinet with a viewer from the 15th century. This classic knight's helmet, known as a bacinete, will immediately transport you back to the time of brave warriors and great deeds. Made of the highest quality aged steel, this bacinete offers full face protection and a removable visor that will allow you a unique...
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Medieval European Tudor cap S. XVI

Windlass Steel Crafts
221080000
90.75 €
The medieval European Tudor S. XVI Cap is the most iconic historical helmet you will find. Whether worn on your head or proudly displayed in your collection, this classic knight's helmet is a real gem. Hand forged from 18 gauge steel, this Cap offers unquestionable quality. Its brim flips up easily and the chin plates are hinged, allowing you to put it on...
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Fantasy helmet of the Undead, polished finish

Mytholon
243250000
90.83 €
Step into the realm of the Undead with the impressive Undead Fantasy Helmet, featuring a polished finish. Get ready to experience exciting battles and captivate everyone's attention with this unique helmet. The shape and structure of this helmet allow optimal mobility, facilitating good breathing and vision. You will no longer have to worry about your...
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Dark Elf Helmet Night Charm

Epic Armoury
248820000
123.97 €
Take your dark elf outfit to the next level with the Nightspell Dark Elf Helmet from Epic Armory! This stunning helmet is designed to give you unparalleled authenticity in your character role-playing adventures. Featured Features: Craftsmanship Quality: The Nightspell Dark Elf Helmet is meticulously crafted from high-quality leather, making it strong and...
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Polished steel basin with Magnus model visor

Mytholon
251940000
99.09 €
Get ready to immerse yourself in the medieval world with the Magnus model polished steel Basinet with visor. This helmet combines elements of a 14th century bascinet with a touch of fantasy, making it unique. Here we show you all the outstanding features of this impressive helmet: Features of the Magnus model polished steel basin with visor: Versatile...
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Ottokar model mesh bowl, polished steel

Mytholon
251960000
123.88 €
Prepare for action on the battlefield with the Polished Steel Ottokar Model Chainmail Bacinete. This helmet is a classic choice for those looking for protection and comfort on their medieval adventures. Here we show you all the outstanding features of this resistant helmet: Characteristics of the Ottokar model Basinete with chain mail: Classic Design:...
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14th century knight's basin with visor (16 gauge)

Lord of Battles
256930000
114.87 €
Feel the power and authenticity of history with our 14th Century Knight's Visor Basinet, a masterpiece from medieval times now available to you! Hand forged from 16 gauge MILITARY STEEL, this helmet will transport you directly to the exploits and battles of the knights of yesteryear. Features that make this basinet a historical treasure: High Quality...
119.98 €
Become the personification of medieval nobility with our Bacinete, the medieval helmet with visor that will transport you directly to the year 1370! Features that will make you stand out on the battlefield: Authentic Design: Inspired by original examples from the 14th century, our helmet features the characteristic 'dog snout' visor that so distinguishes...
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Medieval basin with visor 14th century

SPQR
260110000
135.98 €
Conquer the medieval battlefields with our Medieval Basinet with Visor from the 14th century! This helmet, evolved from the cervelliere, will transport you directly to the era of brave knights and crusades. Here are more details about this authentic historical piece: Evolution of the Cervelliere: Originating in the 14th century, the bacinete evolved from...
Knight's helmet with removable visor and leather lining,...
  • New
123.96 €
Get ready to face any medieval challenge with our knight helmet with removable visor! Handcrafted from 16 gauge mild steel and covered with a luxurious leather lining, this helmet offers the perfect combination of authenticity and functionality. Its design based on 14th century sources ensures clear vision and unobstructed breathing in the heat of battle....
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The Bacinetes: Defenders of the Middle Ages

Bacinetes, also known as medieval helmets, played a crucial role in protecting medieval warriors during the turbulent 11th to 15th centuries. These helmets, characterized by their hemispherical and pointed shape, were designed to cover the ears and neck, providing essential defense on the battlefield. In this article, we will explore the history and evolution of bacinetes, their etymological meaning and their importance in the Middle Ages.

Origin and Etymology

The term "bacinete" has its roots in Latin, more precisely in the word "bacinetum". Some believe the name was derived from this Latin word, while others suggest it is due to its resemblance to a basin, a concave container. Regardless of their etymological origin, bacinetes became an essential part of the equipment of medieval knights.

Use and Evolution

Bacinetes were initially worn under the helmet, another helmet used in the Middle Ages. They not only served as a protective reinforcement, but also helped alleviate the discomfort of the helmet, which was heavy and cumbersome. Knights found the practice of removing the helmet and hanging it from the saddle-bow when not needed useful, relying on the basin as continuous protection for the ears and neck.

As the Middle Ages progressed, bacinetes evolved in design and functionality. Visors were added to some models to provide additional eye and face protection. This adaptation allowed knights to maintain clear vision while engaging their enemies in the heat of battle.

Legacy and Meaning

Bacinetes played a significant role in the history of medieval chivalry, offering warriors essential defense on the battlefield. His legacy lives on in medieval iconography and in artistic representations that transport us to that tumultuous time in history. These pointed, hemispherical helmets are a reminder of the bravery and skill of the knights who wore them in the fight for glory and protection of their kingdoms.

Curious Questions about Bacinetes

1. What is the etymology of the term "bacinete"?

The term "bacinete" is derived from the Latin "bacinetum", although some believe that it is due to its resemblance to a basin.

2. Why did medieval knights wear bacinetes under their helmets?

Knights wore bacinetes under their helmets not only as additional protection, but also because the helmets were heavy and cumbersome.

3. When did visors begin to be used on bacinetes?

Visors were added to some models of bacinetes as the Middle Ages progressed to provide additional protection for the eyes and face.

4. How did bacinetes contribute to the iconic image of medieval chivalry?

The bacinetes are an iconic element in the representation of medieval chivalry and symbolize the bravery of knights in battle.

5. What is the historical importance of bacinetes in the protection of medieval warriors?

Bacinetes played a crucial role in protecting the ears and necks of medieval knights on the battlefield, contributing to their survival.

6. Where can you find artistic representations of bacinetes today?

Artistic depictions of bacinetes can be found in museums, history books, and in pop culture, keeping their historical importance alive.

Discover more about the fascinating history of bacinetes and their role in the Middle Ages. Explore our collection of historical artifacts online and travel back in time to the era of knights. Visit our Bacinetes website today!

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