Norman Spangenhelm helmet, 1.6 mm steel.
Norman Spangenhelm helmet made of steel with a thickness of 1.6 mm. It was a very popular helmet among the Vikings and Normans during the 10th and 11th centuries. The long nosepiece is handcrafted from approximately 4mm strong steel to withstand even the strongest blows. It is riveted to the hull. Both halves are welded together. In addition, four strap reinforcements (Spangen) are riveted to the helmet to strengthen it. This construction guarantees great robustness and good protection in battle. The helmet has a quilted and padded lining with a solid leather chin strap and a brass buckle. Helmet measurements:
- Circumference: up to 63 cms.
- Length from front to back: 22 cms.
- Width from ear to ear: 19.5 cms.