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Norman Nasal Helmet - Epic Dark - Large
Norman Nasal Helmet - Epic Dark - Large
Item no: 200118L
Sizes:
Your price : LoginRRP: 84,99 EUR
EAN Number:5704742203839
Brand:Epic Armoury
Type:Helmet
Colour:Epic Dark
Position:Head
Fittings:Leather Strap & Buckle
Thickness:1mm/19 Gauge
Size:Large
Padding:Removable Foam Inserts
Weight:1300 grams / 45,86 oz
Full Height:28,0
Width:20,0
Crown Height:18,0
Depth:24,0
Visor Length:10,0
Visor Width:4,0
Inside Circ:65,0
Released:
Material 1:Galvanised Mild Steel
Material 2:Full-grain leather
Release Date:01-12-2009
Universe:Stalwart
Note:
Size Guide... - Measurements are all in cm if not stated otherwise.
This product can have slight deviations in pattern, colours and shape.

There are stories being told about you amongst the people. You are the viking who has slain over a thousand men. You put fear in your enemies with just a glance. Your aura of darkness freezes the hearts of anyone who looks you in the eye. And your favorite? Someone is saying you made a deal with a devil so that you may never die.

You will never tell them which might be true. Instead, as you sit in camp and wash the blood from your Norman Nasal Helmet, you simply listen...and smirk.

DETAILS

Epic Armoury’s Norman Nasal Helmet is a conical skull cap offering basic protection to the head and face. Inspired by the historical helmets worn during the majority of the middle ages, the Norman Nasal Helmet features a decorated nasal plate which runs from the forehead down over the bridge of the wearer’s nose. A ridge runs along the cap to give the helmet additional reinforcement while on the battlefield.

Secure the Norman Nasal Helmet by tightening the leather strap beneath the chin, keeping the helmet in place. Made of 1 mm thick mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.

Available in sizes Medium and Large.

HISTORY

  • Type of helmet was worn during most of the middle ages
  • Nasal helmets would evolve into the great helm
  • Metal strip along the nose was designed to protect the face
  • Typically worn with a mail coif to protect the neck and cheeks


  • Made from 1mm/19 gauge thick mild steel
  • Rolled edges with no sharp edges
  • Straps and fittings made from top-grain leather
  • Hand made, welded pieces for maximum durability
  • Epic Armoury Dark oxidization resistant coating


Epic Armoury metal works products should be treated with a wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil and kept in dry storage. Metal armour containing leather parts would needs a separate maintenance for the leather. Please read the "Leather Straps and Fittings" section below for leather cleaning and maintenance using leather-care products.

Degreasing and preparing your armour for use

When you open your armour, you may be overwhelmed by the smell of grease and oil. The oil has been applied to protect your armour during storage and transport. Use a degreasing product or mineral spirits and a dry cloth or paper towels to remove all the oil from your plate armour parts. Chainmail is a bit harder to remove all the oil from the links, but it can be done in much the same way. Wipe off as much as you can with a dry cloth, and with the remaining oil, you can remove the grease from the chainmail with mineral spirits or another solvent by spraying it on the links. You can also choose to fully submerge your chainmail in a degreasing product and use your hands to agitate the metal in the solution, this will completely remove all oil and grease from your links. After removal of the oil, make sure to dry your armour thoroughly. Strong, warm sunlight is great for drying your armour, but you can also use a hairdryer or a heat gun to speed up the process. Be careful not to overheat any leather parts when using a heat gun.

Cleaning

Moisture is the enemy of armour and chainmail. If your armour does get wet, it is important that you dry it thoroughly as soon as possible. After handling, wearing, or after six months of storage or display, all metal should be wiped with a clean cloth. Lightly oil the clean surface with a quality acid-free vegetable oil. Alternatively, you can apply a coating of wax to the entire surface of the exposed metal. Allow the wax to dry for a couple of hours and then buff it lightly with a soft cloth.

Rust-Prevention and Removal

Store your armour is a dry place and check it every couple of months for signs of rust. If any is found, remove it by gently rubbing the affected spot with a mildly abrasive pad dipped in wax or quality acid-free vegetable oil. Epic Dark products are specially treated to resist rust, but should still be treated with oil and kept in dry storage.

Leather Straps and Fittings

Clean by removing dirt with a hard brush, then gently rub on leather soap with a clean, damp cloth until the leather appears clean. Remove soap with a separate damp cloth to wipe away any soap residue and then use a dry cloth to wipe away any remaining water from the leather.

You should always condition leather after cleaning, since the soap will have removed some of its natural oils. Treat the leather with mink oil, olive oil, or beeswax polish with a clean cloth, gently rubbing a small amount of oil or polish in circles into the leather. Allow the leather to soak in the oil before wiping the leather with a final clean cloth to remove any excess residue.



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